Thirty Frequently Asked Questions about Walt Disney World

30 Frequently Asked Questions about Walt Disney World

Did you know that each week I hop over to Couponing to Disney to share some Disney FAQs?  There are always SO many questions when it comes to Disney travel!  So every Thursday, I share some Disney FAQs with the readers at Couponing to Disney.  It occurred to me this week, that maybe you have missed some of those, or perhaps you would like to have all those FAQs in one place!  Today I am going to share Thirty Frequently Asked Questions about Walt Disney World!

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Subtle Patterned Letter with Mod Podge

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Hi all! Rachel from Architecture of a Mom here with another frugal decor idea! And once again, I’m continuing to work on my letter wall, and I have to say that I’m most excited about this letter. I’m completely in love with the indigo color, and  this is a great and subtle way to add pattern to anything–and it’s super simple! Here’s what you need:

A wooden letter

flat craft paint

gloss mod podge

stencil

paint brushes

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First, you need to paint your letter. It is very important that you select regular craft paint, with a flat finish. I did two coats, with my second coat’s brush strokes going perpindicular to my first coat.

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Then, I selected my stencil. You can use any stencil, but I chose this new kind from Plaid/Mod Podge Rocks. The stencils in this line are generic geometric patterns, and they are self adhesive and are very flexible if you are working with a curved surface.

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I pressed down pretty hard on the stencil to make sure I didn’t have any bleed-through.

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And then I dabbed on the gloss Mod Podge.

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Carefully remove your stencil while the Mod Podge is still wet.

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If your letter is as large as mine was, you’ll have to wait until the Mod Podge is dry and then line up the stencil to create your repeat.

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I just love how in low light the pattern almost vanishes, but in more light, as you move around the letter the reflection changes. It almost shimmers, but in a very subtle way. It’s going to look great with all the other letters that I’ve created to decorate my wall!

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Thanks, Carrie for letting me share my monogram love with all your readers!

Ten Things I’m Always Glad I Pack for Disney World

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Packing for Walt Disney World is an ongoing event in our house.  About 6 weeks before we leave, I start “soft packing”.  I start picking up items at the store, make a rough list of items I don’t want to forget, and start setting it all aside in the designated corner of our bedroom.  And let’s face it, it allows me to make lists.  I don’t think I could survive without a list, and a packing list for Disney is one of my FAVORITE ones to make!  So let me share with you the Ten Things I’m Always Glad I Pack for Disney World.

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Reese’s Cups Mini Peanut Butter Cheeseballs

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Mini Cheeseballs #peanutbutterandchocolate #reesescups #easterdessert

Remember that huge assortment of Hershey’s Candy I received in the mail?  I had created some Peanut Butter Rolo Stuffed Cookies which were amazing…..but those Reese’s Cups eggs were just looking at me, begging me to eat them. So, being the responsible peanut butter and chocolate lover that I am, I did.  But not just out of the package-in the form of Reese’s Cups Mini Peanut Butter Cheeseballs.  And I was nice-I shared them with our Bible study and everyone loved them!

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Washi Taped Vase & A Giveaway from I Love to Create

Green and spring….perfect together, right?  I don’t decorate for St. Patrick’s Day-because I’m busy celebrating the best mother in law EVER [for real}, but I couldn't say no to my friend Laura at Laura Kelly Designs.   A few weeks ago, I got an email from my friend Laura Kelly @ Laura Kelly Designs inviting me to be part of a Rainbow Blog Hop.

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3D Spring Flower Wreath

Spring Flower Wreath

Before we get to this month’s challenge, I wanted to invite you to enter two awesome giveaways I have going on!  You can win an Assortment of Hershey’s Easter Candy and a Littlest Disney Fans Giveaway.  Good luck!

I have let our front door be bare long enough.  We had our Snowflake Christmas wreath up for the holidays, and then I just didn’t get around to making an “in between” wreath-like my Ribbon and Glitter Wreath-from last winter.  I think I hit a case of the winter blahs….I mean, when it’s 20 degrees outside {tops} for weeks upon weeks, I don’t feel like doing anything!  However, now that it is March, and spring is “right around the corner”….or so they say….the Silhouette Challenge for March was the perfect opportunity to freshen up the front door-with paper!  This month’s Silhouette Challenge is using paper.

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Personalized Baby Name Tile

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I’m all about personalized gifts.  Whether it’s with a monogram or the name of the recipient, I love adding that personal touch.  And that means I usually get to use my Silhouette Cameo :).  So, when my sister had my sweet little niece, I knew that for a shower gift, I’d be making he something personal, and something that will remind her of how much God loves her. Piggybacking on my Family Tile, I came up with this Baby Name Tile for her.  It’s so unique, fairly easy, and personal.

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Rock Your Disney Side with Discounted Resort and Ticket Rates

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Wednesday is usually the day that I share Disney Travel Tips with you….but this week, I am SO excited to share some extra awesome Disney travel deals.  Did you hear last week that Disney announced the Rock Your Disney Side 24 hour event on both coasts?  Yes!!!!  Magic Kingdom and the Disneyland Resort will be open for 24 awesome magical hours May 23-24!!!!  My sweet hubby and I are headed to the Magic Kingdom for a quick weekend to experience this!  And you are all so lucky to have ME sharing an exclusive room rate with you today.  Making the ability to Rock Your Disney Side even more affordable!

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Win an Assortment of Hershey’s Easter Candy

Win an Assortment of Easter Candy from Hershey's #hersheys #easter #BunnyTrail

Easter!  Hershey’s!  Perfect together, right? I know I am not the only one who looks forward to those Reese’s Easter Eggs!   And now, you can win an assortment of Hershey’s Easter Candy just in time for putting together Easter baskets, Easter baking, and maybe even some Easter crafting!  During the next two weeks, I will be sharing various ways to Celebrate with Hershey’s, and you will have the chance to win a stash of Easter goodies directly from Hershey’s!

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Easy Button Monogram {Little Girl Room Decor}

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Buttons and monograms are becoming my favorite things to craft with.  Almost every room in our house has some sort of a monogram project-I’m starting to think I’m a little obsessed!  My daughter’s room is slowly becoming my favorite room in our house.  It is so bright, cheery, and you can for sure tell a princess lives in it!  I created this Easy Button Monogram for her door, and it was so simple and fairly inexpensive. Best of all, there’s no sewing involved!  Win win!

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