Intro

A Brief Introduction

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If we’re going to go on this journey together I think that I need to introduce myself. I’m Paula, and I’m obsessed with theme parks. I grew up in Western Massachusetts, and my family and I would head to Riverside (now Six Flags New England) several times each summer. Those are some of my happiest […]

Disney's Hollywood Studios

FastPass+ and Smugglers Run

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On February 19, FastPass+ was offered for Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run for the first time. This is the Disney’s Hollywood Studios version of the ride, Disneyland has not made the change yet. Somehow I was able to get reservations for my daughter and myself, and I thought I would share our experience with you. It […]

Magic Kingdom

24 Hour Days

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If you read the title and automatically thought, “all days have 24 hours, duh”, please bear with me. I do realize that. I’m not trying to start a conversation about time, space, and parallel universes. Instead, since this is a Leap Year, I thought I’d share a memory. My first Leap Year after moving to […]

Ten Second Tips

Ten Second Tip: Pedestrian Safety

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The Orlando area has been ranked as the most dangerous city in the country for pedestrians. There is no reason for this. If you are driving, always watch for pedestrians, especially at intersections. Many of these accidents occur when a driver is making a right on red, not realizing that there is someone in the […]

Magic Kingdom

Cinderella Castle to Be Transformed

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Disney Parks Blog has announced that Cinderella Castle is going to receive a “royal makeover”. Don’t worry, the birthday cake from the 25th Anniversary Celebration is not returning. Instead, there will be some enhancements that will make one of the most beautiful buildings on the planet even more beautiful. It has been 70 years since […]

Epcot

Ten Second Tip: Electric Umbrella Has Closed – Epcot

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It was announced months ago that Electric Umbrella was going to close as part of Epcot’s transformation. That has finally happened. That doesn’t mean that you’re out of luck if you want a quick bite but don’t feel like something from World Showcase. Eats at the Epcot Experience is now open, serving flatbreads, sandwiches, and […]

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Sunday Savings Series: Land AND Sea?

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If you’ve been following Disney Over 50 for a while, you know that on Sundays I like to give you ways to save money. I will also sometimes tell you about contests, because what better way is there to save on a Disney vacation than to win it? The contest that I am about to […]

Disneyland

Ten Second Tip: FASTPASS and Smugglers Run – Disneyland Park

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FastPass+ is coming to Millennium Falcon: Smugglers run at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Wednesday, February 19. It has also been announced that the service will soon be offered at Batuu West. Disney has announced that the Disneyland version of the ride will soon start accepting FASTPASS. A date has not been given. FASTPASS is different […]

Epcot

The 2020 Garden Rocks Artists – Take Four

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There is only one spot left for the 2020 Garden Rocks lineup. Claudia Leitte is scheduled to perform on May 22 and 23. That leaves only April 12 and 13 open. If I had to guess, I would say that it will probably be a Christian artist. April 12 is Easter, and the area parks […]