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    A Bird’s-Eye View of Orlando’s Closed Theme Parks

    Did you ever wonder what the Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando theme parks would look like without a single person in them? Although everyone who has visited Central Florida’s attractions during a busy period has probably dreamed of seeing the crowds vanish, I was heartbroken to have that wish come true on March 16, when I joined our friends

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    Disney Cruise Line Halts Sailings Through April 12

    Scott Sanders, owner of the Disney Cruise Line Blog, shares with us the latest changes that impact Disney Cruise Line (DCL).  DCL has suspended cruise departures beginning Saturday, March 14, 2020, through April 12, joining other CLIA member cruise lines in their 30-day shutdown. The final March cruise, a 3-night Bahamian Cruise aboard the Disney Dream, sailed as scheduled from Port

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    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with P.J.’s Poison from Raglan Road

    We were all celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a little differently this year. Pam Brandon recently had this bright cocktail, called P.J.’s Poison, at Raglan Road Irish Restaurant & Pub in Disney Springs, and we thought it might be the perfect antidote to today’s headlines. Like so many of us, Pam, pictured here with Raglan Road owner John Cooke, is a

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    Grey Stuff for the Master’s Cupcake: A Recipe

    We all remember the famous lyrics “try the grey stuff, it’s delicious; don’t believe me? ask the dishes!” from Beauty and the Beast, and you may even have had some grey stuff at Be Our Guest Restaurant. But did you ever try to make some at home? Currently, all theme parks, Disney Cruise Line, and other attractions are closed due

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    Let’s Play Magic Kingdom Disney Trivia

    Covid-19 might have ruined your trip to the theme parks, and even have put your long-awaited cruise on hold, but the parks and the magic will be still be there and ready for you once we have overcome this challenge. For now, the most important matter is that you and your loved ones, as well as all cast members, are