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Disney’s Magic Kingdom Sleepy Hollow – The Hidden Gem

Sleepy Hollow in the Magic Kingdom can be easily overlooked.  Located just off to the left of the castle, you're often so focused on the castle you don't notice this little treasure!  Trust me, after looking at the menu and seeing my pictures, you'll add this to your...
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Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel And Spa – 5 Reasons To Stay

As a frequent Walt Disney World visitor, I always struggle with selecting a resort when I’m going to Disneyland.  I always start by looking at Disney’s Paradise Pier or Disneyland Hotel, I’ve even looked at offsite options too, but the Grand Californian always seems...
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The Tickle Trunk – A Big Box of Disney Memories

My wife Carol has a Tickle Trunk. It’s filled with wonderful Disney memories! Most Canadian readers will remember Mr. Dressup, Casey, Finnigan and that magical Tickle Trunk . . . but for those of you who grew up somewhere else, I will explain... Mr. Dressup was the...
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runDisney Virtual Series Celebrating 80 Years Of Marvel

Calling all superheroes: It's time to begin training to save the world… or at least earn some hardware that would make The Collector jealous!   Registration for runDisney's 2019 Virtual Race Series opened on March 29, 2019 and I jumped at the chance to register...

Disney Parks Ban Wagons And Smoking

There are rules you need to follow when you visit Disney property.  Whether its a resort, theme park or shopping district - they have rules in place to ensure a safe and happy environment for all guests. As you would expect, these rules need to be updated and...
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The Windows On Main Street USA

When you’re standing on the curb waiting for the three o’clock parade do you ever stop to look at the windows on Main Street USA?  Did you know that each of those windows pays tribute to someone who has a significant place in Disney history . . . and each window tells...

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“To all who come to

this happy place; welcome”

Walt Disney

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Review – Friar’s Nook at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Friar's Nook at the Magic Kingdom has always been a place I walked by.  I may have stopped for a cold drink once in a while, but it's never been on my list of places to eat.  I suspect it's because I usually stop at Storybook Treats next door - they have some...

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DIY Mickey Mouse Lamp

Disney fans everywhere do what they can to bring some Disney magic in to their everyday lives.  For some of us, that includes decorating our homes with Disney touches. It can be as simple as a tea towel in the kitchen or bathroom, or a collection of ornaments or art...

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New Credit Card Policy At Walt Disney World Resorts

A new payment card policy is being implemented at Walt Disney World Resorts beginning on February 27th, 2019.  The new policy with apply to guests who wish to put a card on file for payment at check in. When the policy goes in to effect, Disney Resorts will place...

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Astro Orbiter – Why I Will Never Ride Again

Astro Orbiter in the Magic Kingdom has always puzzled me.  I have been visiting Walt Disney World since 1974 and apparently this attraction originally opened in 1974 as StarJets.  It was later refreshed and updated in the mid 90's to be Astro Orbiter. The funny thing...

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5 Reasons To Stay At Disney’s Bay Lake Tower

Disney's Bay Lake Tower is one of my absolute favorite places to stay when I visit Walt Disney World.  While all of the resorts have their own unique charm and benefits, Bay Lake Tower has everything that is important to me - and then some! Here are my top 5 reasons I...

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Caribbean Beach Resort Pirate Room Review

Do you want to be a Pirate?  Well, maybe a Disney Pirate!  When you stay at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, you can choose to have a room fit for any good pirate!  The Caribbean Beach Resort is in the moderate category for Disney Resorts and has a beautiful tropical...

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Disney Cracking Down On Merchandise Resellers

Is Disney finally cracking down on resellers and personal shoppers?  According to the Orange County Register, Disney has quietly been penalizing those who resell merchandise from the parks.Personal shoppers and resellers have become more prevalent in the Disney...

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In our Disney Planning blogs you will find a wide range of topics!  If you’re planning your first Disney vacation or if you’re a seasoned addict, you don’t want to miss this info.  From questions to ask your travel agent to the biggest mistakes first time guests make, we’ve got all your planning needs covered.  Recent news, opinions and reviews round out this category.

What is breakfast like at Be Our Guest in the Magic Kingdom?  Should you leave the parks when it rains?  What is this ‘Dream Along With Mickey’ show?  I’ll bet you didn’t know about the secret behind the pearls at the Haunted Mansion!  Here you’ll find all of the information you need about the various Disney parks from attractions to food, we’ve got you covered!

Where you stay can make or break a Disney vacation.  If you’re on a budget, or just won the lottery – there are amazing resorts to be explored!  You’ll find reviews, updates and information about the accomodations to help you choose the right one for you.  Wondering about the dining options at a resort?  We have reviews of those too!

Sailing on a Disney cruise is one of the best ways to combine a relaxing vacation with some full on adventure!  No kids?  No problem!  They’re not a pre-requisite to enjoy the Disney fleet.  Find out about Disney’s private island or what a concierge suite looks like, it’s all here!

Disney Springs has become a destination within a destination for me.  From fabulous shopping to delicious dining, it’s definately not to be missed!  Lots of food reviews here of the different places to discover – and don’t forget a cupcake, dessert is important!

Here is where you’ll find all of the information that doesn’t really ‘fit’ in to the other categories.  With blogs on Disney’s Emoji Blitz, how to be friends with a Disney addict, and a review of Riu Aruba – it’s a variety of fun light reading to enjoy!

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Pixie Dust Fan is a website dedicated to my Disney passion.  My dream has always been to have a little Pixie Dust in my every day life, this site is the product of that dream.  Here you can find information, tips, opinions and reviews – all of the things a good Disney fanatic wants to share.  For more information about me, see my blog post.

Roam around the site, read some of my blogs and enjoy the magic.  If you have comments, suggestions or feedback, I would love to have it!  Feel free to email me here. Walt once said “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”  This site will follow a similar journey – as long I have imagination, this site will never be complete.  

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