Moana Lead Role Goes to 14 year old Newcomer

Walt Disney Animation Studios conducted a nationwide search to find the perfect voice for their new film “Moana.”Joining Dwayne Johnson in the film will be Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. At 14 years old, Auli’I will be the voice behind a fearless teen named Moana who with the help of demi-god Maui (Johnson) sets out on a daring mission of discovery and to prove herself as master wayfinder.Legend has it that 3,000 years ago, the greatest sailers voyaged across the South Pacific … [Read more...]

Minnie is making a move at Hollywood Studios

"Oh Toodles!" As of October 8th 2015 at Hollywood Studios, Minnie will be meeting and greeting along side her fellow Disney Junior pals. The Handy Helpers helped Minnie pack up and head over to the Animation Courtyard at the entrance of Disney Junior- Live on stage. Now after visiting the lovable mouse herself, you can also meet Jake from Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Sofia from Sofia the First and the Doc herself from Doc McStuffins Meet and Greet as well. You can also catch a show and join … [Read more...]

Disney Junior Vacation Package is Perfect for Families with Preschoolers!

Disney has made it easier to travel to Walt Disney World with preschoolers  by releasing the Disney Junior Vacation Offer. Guests can travel to Walt Disney World in early 2016 with a room and ticket package that offers great savings and a special surprise for the little ones at check-in!Guests can enjoy a three-night, two-day room and ticket package starting at $874* for a family of three at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort (valid for stays most Sunday through Thursday nights Jan. 3-6, Jan. … [Read more...]

Disney Might be Considering Demand Based Pricing

Hey kiddies I am back with some juicy Disney Gossip! There has been a lot of buzz going on lately about the raise in prices for Disney World Annual Passes, parking, and more. So, what might we suspect might be next is a raise in regular ticket prices..I have a friend of a friend who had a little Mouse tell them that Disney might soon be introducing a demand based pricing system on their theme park tickets. This means that tickets would cost less on slow days and come with more benefits and … [Read more...]

A New Chocolate Shop is Coming to Disney Springs

If you are a chocolate lover, like me, then you know the unmistakable aroma of rich chocolate. It will draw you into The Ganachery, a new chocolate shop set to open in late 2015 at Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort.Located in The Landing, The Ganachery will specialize in custom-blended chocolates with the finest beans. Hand-crafted onstage by a chocolatier, the shop will feature fresh batches daily, including dark (65 percent custom blend), hazelnut, chipotle and a custom blend … [Read more...]

Top 5 Snacks at the 2015 Food and Wine Festival

Recently I shared with you my Top 10 Snacks I couldn't wait to try at this year's Food and Wine Festival.  Well I am back from my trip (and probably 5 pounds heavier!) and I now I'm excited to share with you what ended up being my Top 5 picks that I think everyone should try this year.5. Chicken Sausage with Creamy Polenta and Minus 8 Onion Jam, Canada Booth: I was really looking forward to the other two dishes at the Canada booth but decided all three were worth a try. The polenta was so … [Read more...]

Disneyland Hotel Marks 60 Years of Magic

The Disneyland Hotel opened just three months after Disneyland park opened to guests. The opening of this hotel started a new trend in the tourism industry by welcoming families. Back then, hotels catered mainly to businessmen. The Disneyland Hotel was designed to accommodate and entertain children. It became Orange County’s first major hotel and started a building boom that would help transform the county. After 60 dazzling years, the Disneyland Hotel continues to welcome families from all over … [Read more...]

Best Eats (and Drinks) at the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

It may have been 20 years since Epcot hosted its very first Food & Wine Festival, but one thing is for sure: this annual event has not gotten old!  With new booths like Chew Lab, Cheese Studio, Sustainable Chew, and Wine Studio, along with the return of old favorites like the Dominican Republic, Disney sure knows how to keep things fresh.  So on one Saturday afternoon, this blogger went eating and drinking around the world (hey, someone had to make the sacrifice for this article) to bring … [Read more...]

Disney Family Museum to honor Richard Sherman

Gala Fundraisers are a common event to raise funds and honor a distinguished member.  The Disney Family Museum is joining in with their first gala fundraising event to honor non other than Richard Sherman.   The museum which opened to the public in 2009, was created by Diane Disney Miller, the oldest daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney.   The museum, located in the Presidio in San Francisco is a non profit organization which although dedicated to the life and work of Walt Disney is not … [Read more...]

Tickets On Sale for Latin Baseball Event at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney

Tickets are on sale for the Latin Baseball Festival featuring Puerto Rican Baseball regular-season games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.A variety of ticket options are available for the three-game regular-season series between Roberto Clemente League squads Cangrejeros de Santurce and the Indios de Mayaguez on Nov. 20-22, 2015 at Champion Stadium. Single-game tickets range from $17.50 for lawn seats to $30 for lower level seating. Two-game packages (Saturday … [Read more...]