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Rain Blanken is the frying pan-wielding content editor for WDW Magazine. She is a published author who has been working in digital media for 15 years. She is a DVC Member, WDW Annual Pass holder, former Disney Vacation Planner, and would live inside Boma if they would just stop checking under the tables at night. Chat with Rain on Instagram

Christmas at Animal Kingdom is Oh-So-Merry

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Christmas at Animal Kingdom

This year, Christmas at Animal Kingdom has been turned up a few notches.  In the past, Animal Kingdom has shied away from the holiday spirit because there is such an important message of conservation here to preserve. But this year they’ve found a way to beautifully represent a celebration of the holidays by different cultures … Read More

Our Top 4 Vegetarian Dishes at Epcot Food and Wine

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cottage pie earth eats epcot food and wine festival

For vegetarians, a food festival can feel limiting. Unless you’re at Epcot. With so many vegetarian options available at the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, plant-eaters will have more than enough to try. Here are our favorite picks for vegetarian dishes at the fest. 1. Impossible Cottage Pie Earth Eats, $5.00 New this … Read More

How I Got Important Disney Dates and Trivia On-The-Go

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disney ical download

Did you know that the 2nd of November is when Monsters Inc was released? Or who’s birthday it is on the 18th (It’s Minnie). My family sure does. Why? Because I’m always sharing unsolicited Disney trivia with them.  What a lucky bunch, to be constantly bombarded with little Disney tidbits as we stroll down Main … Read More

This Disney World Calendar Has Stickers

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2020 Disney Calendar Stickers

This morning I opened the cover again to peek inside.  When a photo is big enough to fill your field of vision, it’s close to being there, and the photo of Expedition Everest staring back at me from the 2020 WDW Magazine Calendar was enough to make me want to hop in the car and … Read More