Merchandise for EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2022

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Here’s a look at some of the 2022 International Flower and Garden Festival merchandise found at Port of Entry in EPCOT. Lots of fun fashion and cute merchandise. Theming includes, but is not limited to: “Grow Happiness”, “Grow Green”, Spike the Bee, and of course the adorable Original Florida Orange Bird. “Grow Happiness” large mug/utensil holder and Mickey water bottle. … Read More

Eating EPCOT: International Festival of the Arts

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Everyone loves a good EPCOT festival. What’s a good festival without the food? We stopped at three quick service locations during a short visit to the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. PopEats! was by far our favorite. Here’s a review of our tastings. Pop Eats! Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese: A simple grilled cheese sandwich made with buttery Texas … Read More

Sweet Treats for Disney’s Most Magical Anniversary Celebration

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Aside from the new golden statues and the fancy light displays on each theme parks’ featured attraction, my excitement lies mostly with the new dessert items offered through Walt Disney World during this “Magical Celebration.” Here are my reviews of the sweet treats I’ve sampled so far for Disney’s 50th Anniversary. Some are a hit, some are a miss. Glimmer … Read More

4TH QUARTER – DVC RESALE AND ROFR REPORT

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This article contains our Fourth Quarter DVC resale report which includes Right of First Refusal (ROFR) and average sale prices from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the months of October, November, and December 2021. Average sale prices continued in an upward trend for most resorts as Disney continues to exercise their Right of First Refusal at … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

Jason SwainDisney, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, Grand Floridian, Walt Disney World

The Grand Floridian is one of the most well-appointed and upscale Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World.  This Disney Vacation Club location invites guests to relax in the lap of Victorian luxury. The iconic, red-topped buildings with their imposing white walls, steeply pitched roofing and spire-like accents are purely Victorian, and visually stunning. There are many reasons why the Villas … Read More

A Look at the Updated Saratoga Springs Deluxe Studio Preferred Room

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These photos were taken during my stay at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa on September 30th to October 1st, 2021. My room was in The Springs section which is conveniently located near the High Rock Spring Pool, The Artist’s Palette restaurant and gift shop, and the bus stop. Also in this area is the Win, Place, or Show Arcade, … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Copper Creek Villas & Cabins and Boulder Ridge Villas at Wilderness Lodge

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Five Reasons to Love Wilderness Lodge

The Wilderness Lodge is home to both Copper Creek Villas & Cabins as well as Boulder Ridge Villas.   This Disney Vacation Club location whisks guests away from the hustle and bustle of their day-to-day lives and immerses them in the Pacific Northwest. There are many reasons why Disney’s Wilderness Lodge (Copper Creek Villas & Cabins as well as Boulder … Read More

New DVC Villas Opening At The Grand Floridian

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Disney's Grand Floridian

(Press Release) Disney Vacation Club Announces Expansion at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Orlando, FL (May 19, 2021) – Today, Disney Vacation Club shared plans to reimagine one building of existing hotel rooms at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa into Disney Vacation Club Villas. “This is great news for Disney Vacation Club and our Members,” said … Read More

Managing DVC Points During THE PANDEMIC

Jason SwainDVC Rentals, DVC Resales

Managing DVC Points During THE PANDEMIC: I Don’t Want to Lose My Points! Disney has done a fabulous job at bending rules and reworking the program temporarily to the benefit of DVC owners.  It has now been well over a year since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic and fortunately, our family has not yet lost any of our DVC … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Old Key West Resort

Jason SwainDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, Old Key West, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Old Key West was part of my family’s first ever Disney Vacation Club split-stay at Disney World.  We will always have a special love for this property.   This is a quaint, charming resort that reminds me of life on a quiet island with the faint sounds of Jimmy Buffet echoing across the water and the warm breeze caressing your face … Read More