Step 6: Extra Magic

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Souvenir tips for Disney World trips – PREP043

Disney puts gift shops at the exits to nearly all of their attractions, giving you endless opportunities to buy their stuff. Today, I have tips for souvenir shopping to help you know when to buy and what to get. I also have a quick tip on using Magical Express on a schedule that works for you.

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Ideas for surprising kids with a Disney World trip – PREP020

Lots of parents have dreams of surprising their kids with a trip to Disney World. Today, I have some ideas for how you might want to pull off the surprise (just be sure to not have super high expectations for their reaction – you never know how it’s going to go). I also have a quick tip on preventing motion sickness on a ride at Epcot.

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Getting chosen for special events at Disney World – PREP018

There are several special things you can be chosen for at Disney World like parades, shows and park openings. Today, I’ve got an interview with somebody whose family has been chosen for all of those things. She shares her experiences and tips on getting picked for these special things that can bring a little extra magic to your trip. I also have a quick tip that will let you know a shortcut to exiting one of the nighttime shows.

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Photography ideas and tips for your Disney World trip

Although I like taking and looking at trip pics, I don’t know much about what it takes to get great photos. Today, I’ve gathered some of the best resources I’ve found to help learn how to not only take great Disney World trip pics, but also great ideas for using your photos to create keepsakes from your trip. Let’s take a look…

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3 DIY invitations to use during your Disney World trip

I recently asked people on the Facebook Page for requests for things to design and the most popular request was for invitations that could be used on Disney World trips. I loved that idea and today, I have 3 different DIY options that I think are really fun. Two of these could be done for free and are pretty simple. The third is so charming you might just find it worth the extra steps. Let’s take a look…

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Build your own Disney theme park-style buttons

When you go to a Disney theme park, you can get a few buttons for free from the resorts and guest services. There are options for people on their 1st visit, celebrating a birthday, just married, etc. But what if you’re celebrating something else? I’ve got templates in Microsoft Word, Photoshop and Gimp to help you build your own. Let’s take a look…

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