Buying Lego Minifigures at Legoland Florida

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One of the fun things you can do at Legoland Florida is trade minifigures. These little Lego figures stand about an inch and a half tall and come in all sorts of variations. The are articulated, which means you can move their body parts (swivel their head, adjust their arms, etc.). The place to buy […]

New ‘The Muppets’ trailer released

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Everything I see about the new movie “The Muppets” makes me more excited for its release. I have been waiting for the Thanksgiving release all year, and now it is almost here. Here’s a look at the new trailer for the movie: I think the part about The Muppets not being famous anymore is pretty […]

Free souvenirs at Legoland Florida

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One thing I noted in my Legoland Florida first impressions post is that the photo souvenirs and some other souvenirs I looked at seemed overpriced. I did find a couple of free souvenirs for kids at the theme park that you might want to seek out: First up is this Legoland Florida Lego brick. Kids […]

‘Zombies and Cheerleaders’ may come to Disney Channel

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Disney Channel has ordered the music-driven pilot “Zombies and Cheerleaders.” Production on the pilot begins in December in consideration for a Disney Channel series to premiere in 2012. The story follows Zed Necrodopolis, a typical high school student with one small caveat; he happens to be a zombie. Despite a high-tech wristwatch designed to curb […]

Legoland Florida: Gluten-free and food allergy options

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One of the questions I am asked most frequently is about specific food options in different theme parks for those who have special diets or allergies. I have a food allergy myself (shellfish), and I know all-too-well the care that has to be taken when someone in your traveling party must eat a special diet. […]

Apple-Picking Slow Cooker Pork Roast recipe and a Costco giveaway!

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As I mentioned earlier this week, I am participating in a recipe challenge celebrating National Pork Month with Costco. My challenge was to come up with a slow cooker recipe for a pork sirloin tip roast, which was on special at Costco for $2 off per package. I had never cooked with this cut of […]