Everything You Wanted to know about Disney’s PhotoPass Service

One of the things that people seem to continually ask about on the Facebook Group "You Might Be a Disney Addict" is to ask about Disney's Photopass service, the ins and outs of it, and whether it is worth it.  Since my family has ordered the Photopass CD the last two years, I told Chip that I would write about it when he asked if anyone would cover it.First, a little background.  Most of you have probably seen the Disney PhotoPass Photographers throughout the parks, and have probably even … [Read more...]

Minnie Bow Maker App Review

Disney Worldwide Publishing has hit a home run for small families that have young Princesses!  This app is based on the Disney Junior show "Minnie's Bow-Toons", and has quite a bit going for it.  For starters, when you load the app, there are three different options for you to choose from.  They are Story, Bow Maker, and Big Bow Show, as you can see here. … [Read more...]

Disney Publishing Worldwide presents Minnie Bow Maker app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch!

Fresh on the heals of her successful Disney Junior television show Minnie's Bow-Tunes, Disney Publishing Worldwide brings us a new app: Minnie Bow Maker!In this new app created by Disney Publishing, kids become Minnie’s personal fashion assistant and help create customized bows using her very special Bow-Maker. … [Read more...]

The Preacher’s Wife to be released to Blu-Ray on August 7th, 2012

On August 7th, Disney releases 5 amazing films on Blu-ray:THE PREACHER'S WIFE HIGH FIDELITY GROSSE POINTE BLANK: 15th Anniversary Edition ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION: 15th Anniversary Edition ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING: 25th Anniversary EditionSend your spirits soaring with THE PREACHER'S WIFE, available for the first time on Blu-ray with a new digital restoration and enhanced picture and sound. Academy Award(R) winner Denzel Washington (Best Actor, 2001, TRAINING DAY) … [Read more...]

Disney/Pixar Brave for Wii Video Game Review

Disney/Pixar have really struck it big with this movie, that's for sure!  First Brave opens to astronomical figures when it opened, and now they've got Brave for the Wii Gaming System ready for you to take on all the challenges that Merida faced during the movie!In Brave for the Wii, you are Merida, and you are searching for the secrets to transform your Mum from the Queen Bear back to just the Queen!  The game opens with your Mum already transformed into the bear -- if you haven't seen the … [Read more...]

Disney/Pixar “Brave” Movie Review

Last Night my wife and I took my daughter and some close friends to the movies to see Brave on the big screen.  Brave was released in both 3D and 2D; we saw the 2D version of the movie.Before the movie started, all I had really heard about Brave was all about the Princess, Merida.  However, as we started watching the movie, it became clear really fast that the story was less about Merida, and more about the interaction between the young Princess and her mom, Queen Elinor.  On the one hand, … [Read more...]

Top 10 Magic Kingdom Attractions to enjoy on our next Disney World vacation!

When I first put the title up for this article, I was only going to list my five favorite Magic Kingdom attractions at Walt Disney World.  But when I started listing them, I realized that there was absolutely no way I could decide on just five, so I doubled it, and there you have it -- my top ten Magic Kingdom Attractions to enjoy on our next Disney World vacation!  Look over my list, and tell me which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and what you would have in place instead!  … [Read more...]

Ray Bradbury, Key Designer for Epcot’s Spaceship Earth, Dies at 91

Ray Bradbury, the author of many Fantasy and Science Fiction stories, has passed away earlier this week at the age of 91.  Bradbury was instrumental in working with the design team in helping to create Spaceship Earth in 1982, and he also contributed in the original storyline for the attraction.  Additionally, he later contributed to the conception of the Orbitron space ride at what was then known as Euro-Disney.Bradbury was 91, and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the … [Read more...]

Last minute travel tips before you leave for your Disney World vacation!

This is it!  You've been planning and planning and planning, and now the time is here!  Instead of counting down weeks or days, now you are counting down the hours!  We will be leaving on Friday morning for our next Disney vacation, and I'm so excited I can't stand it!  Here are some things that I'm remembering that I need to do to make sure that nothing is forgotten in all the hoopla!  These are not in any particular order of importance, just the order that I think of them.Technology power … [Read more...]

Tables in Wonderland vs. Disney Dining Plan

Which do you think is better? Tables in Wonderland (and out of pocket expenses) or signing up for the Disney Dining Plan?For those that aren’t aware, the Tables in Wonderland program is a special discount card that you purchase to get 20% off of dining costs at various restaurants at the Walt Disney World dining locations. However, there are some things that you need to know about the TiW program: … [Read more...]