Finding Cupcakes in Walt Disney World

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I'm going to share some secrets with you, my friends.  There are delightful cupcakes that many people don't tell you about all over Walt Disney World.  I hope you understand that when I say cupcake, that these are cupcakes done Disney-style, and they are full of surprises.  You'll also want to likely eat them with ...

Disney World Park Hopping, Sans Kids

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When I arrived in Florida last month, my flight got in early.  I decided that I could either go to the houses and chill by the pool, or have some time exploring Epcot by myself.  After shushing 25 year old me who was shocked that I'd even consider going to a theme park with no ...

Summer Vacation Plans

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I just realized that it's the 23rd of May and I need to get our summer plans going.  Of course, we don't actually DO that much, or rather, travel that much, but we still like to have a lot of fun.  I have plans to visit children's museums and splash parks, the Bronx Zoo, Storyland, ...

Enjoy nature’s splendor at Makinson Island in Kissimmee, Florida

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Did you know that the headwaters of the Everglades are way up in Kissimmee, Florida?  Did you know that  Lake Toho, which is in Kissimmee, has the largest concentration of bald eagle nests in the continental US? Kissimmee has a lot of really amazing  attractions for visitors to the area (locals too!).  Yes, there are theme ...

I’m not sure I’ll stay in a hotel again when I travel!

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Last month I went to Florida for the#DisneyGlobalEvent.  We did so many wonderful activities on this trip- which you can check out in these posts: Boggy Creek Airboat Rides and Florida EcoSafaris but I think the best part of the trip for me was coming home at the end of fun, long, exhausting days to a home. ...

Eco-Friendly Fun with Boggy Creek Airboat Rides in Kissimmee #VisitKissimmee

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After the adventures at the Florida EcoSafaris, we headed over to have some lunch at the East Lake Fish Camp Restaurant.  The food was great- lots of southern dishes we don't see much around here...including fried alligator tails. After my yummy lunch of a chicken salad and chicken fingers (I am the most boring food person you ...

The Schwinn Midmoor will make family bike rides possible!

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We've had a lot of fun exploring new activities as a family now that the kids are getting a bit older.  The Schwinn Midmoor is the perfect bike for Mr. Bargains- it's a hybrid bike, great for riding on trails or streets.  It's also a great bike to tow the kids in...although I think if ...

Day Out With Thomas

  I have 3 young boys in my house, so I know a LOT about Thomas the Tank Engine.  My 3 year old is particularly interested in Thomas and any kind of train.  I was so excited to be able to suprise my family with a Day Out With Thomas.  We drove to Essex, CT for ...