Links and Giveaways

Of course, this is our favorite site, but below are others we like for Disney, travel, or kiddo information.  Check back, since this will always be a page in progress.

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General information:
The official Walt Disney World website
All Ears
Touring Plans
Travel with the Magic has pdf versions of park maps, dining plan and special event brochures.

Our Minnie Moms' other sites:
Beth: Pursing the Magic
Corby: Yellow Shoe Travel
Heather: Freeze Ahead Frenzy and Pieces of Me
Janine: Disney Nine
Kelly: Travel with the Magic
Natalie: Meet the Magic

Mouse of Zen
Hidden Mickeys: A Field Guide to Walt Disney World's Best Kept Secrets
The Unofficial Guide Walt Disney World (Unofficial Guides)

Vacation Planners:
Travel with the Magic, Authorized Disney Vacation Planner

Stroller Rental:
Amusement Park Rentals
Simple Stroller Rental

Our Friends and other Fun Links:
The Unknown Magic Within Walt Disney World  An enthusiast shows you the details within the World
The Disney Driven Life  Amy is Neurotic Disney Mom #242 and Chris is Neurotic Disney Individual #110.  Have you been counted?
Off Kilter's website
"Disneyland" A poem by Martha O'Brien  Our graphic designer's personal site full of craft and food ideas
Knell Studioworks Beautiful Disney photography
Beyond the Attractions  Home of the guide by the same name
Days in the Park  A great site covering all things Disneyland
Capturing Magical MemoriesSuper Disney scrapbooking ideas
A Disney Mom's Thoughts
The Disney Babies Blog, an exclusive Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Favor and Gift Collection Retailer
Wine and Dine Half Marathon official site
Miracle-Gro Kids Fun Disney-themed kits to introduce kids to the world of gardening
DecalGirl Officially-licensed Disney skins and cases for your electronics
Wonder Forge Makers of fun games with Disney and other themes

Sites for families with Autism (in honor of a dear friend):
Return to Disney
The Many Adventures of a Disney-lovin' Spectrum Mom
Mouse Aid
Special Needs Stop

Podcasts and Disney radio:
Sorcerer Radio
WDW Radio podcast
Be Our Guest podcast
WDW Today podcast
WDW News Today podcast
Magic Never Ends podcast
Reedy Creek Radio
The MOM Podcast
Days in the Parkcast, Disneyland

Recipes and Fun Home Ideas from Growing Up Disney:
Pumpkin Crisp
Cheesecake Cookies
Carrot Cake Cookies
L.A. (lower Alabama) Caviar 
Nutella Brownies
Beat the Heat Tacos
Crockpot Round Steak
Ribbon Window Valance
Christmas Card Display

*Blogoversary Giveaway #2: Beyond the Attractions
*Blogoversary Giveaway #3: Travel with the Magic

*Who Will Rule?  iPhone app provided by Punflay
Click here for the app review.

*My Numbers app for iPad provided by Punflay.
Click here for the app review.

*8x10 of the beautiful castle art courtesy of Knell Studio Works and Mouse of Zen.  Click here for the article.

*Mickey Mouse SLR/DSLR camera strap cover made just for Growing Up Disney courtesy of Swanky Stitch.   Click here for the review.

*2011 Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers written by Lisa M. Battista

Other giveaways are in the works!  Check back soon for details.

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