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    Kim Tries: Nail Art – from Pixar’s Up!

    There are so many fun and creative ways to bring a Disney flair into your daily life. I love rocking a great Disney-inspired manicure when I go to the parks, but nail art is also a great way to bring magic back home. It can be a lot of fun to get pampered with some dazzling nails, but there are plenty of adorable designs you can do at home! For this at-home experiment, I tried to re-create Up-inspired nail art designed by @polishandbeyond!

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    Free Things to get at Disney World! With Printable Checklist!

    Free Things at Disney World: Who doesn’t like free things, right? To be honest, I really am a big ol’ cheapo. And Disney is so expensive to begin with anyway! So, if you are anything like me, having a list of things that you can enjoy for free is a huge plus in your book. Enjoy! Not only will this post explain a little bit about all the freebies and where to find them, but at the bottom there is a free printable check list so you can keep track of your Disney World freebies! Free Things at Disney World that Don’t Require a Ticket I am going to break this…

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    Magic on your Monitor

    I don’t know about you… but I am starting to miss the parks and resorts like crazy. Maybe, I am behind the curve on this one but I have found some new ways to bring Disney Magic into my home. I am talking about magic on your monitor.

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    Kim Tries: Disney Churros

    Since the U.S. Disney parks closed over a month ago (how has it already been a month?!), Disney has blessed us with nuggets of park magic for us to enjoy at home — including a recipe to make Disney churros!! I was apprehensive to try this one at home (because I’m a straight up chicken when it comes to handling bubbling oil), but, with encouragement from some friends (thanks for believing in me, Greg and Shannon!), I gave it a go today. Let me take you through how it went.

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    Disney Bedtime Hotline is Back!

    Disney Bedtime Hotline: Last Fall, Disney released a Bedtime Hotline service to help those kiddos get to bed! It was only around for a very limited time. Well, good news! Today, Disney has released it again! For a limited time, you can call 877-7-MICKEY for a special bedtime message from Mickey Mouse or one of his very best friends!. The hotline is available starting April 17 through midnight (Pacific time) on April 30. SO this is a very limited timeline! There is a limit of 1 message per call, and you do need to make some selections when you call in before handing over the phone to your little one. But you can…

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    Disney Workout Videos While You’re Stuck at Home!

    Disney Workout: It is a crazy time we are living in. CRAZY! Everything seems to be closed- from gyms, to nail salons, to even our beloved Disney World and the Disneylands across the globe. But never fear! Here are some great ways to bring the gym and the Disney magic right to your home! Did you know that there are some great workout videos that you can do at home with your kids right on YouTube? And the best part of it is that they are Disney inspired! (Well, Star Wars and Marvel- but Disney owns them so it counts). My son and I just did a bunch of these…

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    Magic at home- Social Distancing

    Unless you are living under a rock, or maybe that is the safest place to be I am sure you have heard of social distancing. Just because we can’t travel or Visit Disney parks right now doesn’t mean we can’t still dream and plan. Let’s chat about how to keep magic at home-social distancing style.

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    Homemade Lapu Lapu Recipe

    It’s not a secret. I love to drink things out of a pineapple. Even water. It is just more fun! This is probably what drew me to the Lapu Lapu at the Tambu Lounge at the Polynesian Resort.  I am going to share with you how to make a homemade Lapu Lapu. This is a sure-fire way to turn your staycation into a vacation.