10 Disney Parks Shopping Splurges

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When I go to Walt Disney World I budget with the intent to buy plenty of merchandise on each visit. However, there is an elite level of souvenir that I usually don’t allow myself to buy. As a NorthEasterner I can’t visit as often as I’d like so I always stock up while I’m visiting. I try to keep individual “big ticket” items under $100 each so my “splurges” may be more or less than yours! What are your spending limits when you visit? How do you decide what to buy and what to leave behind? Here … [Read more...]


Top 5 ideas for starting your own Disney Collection

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Everyone likes to have some momento or reminder of the fun times they have on vacation – and there are plenty of Disney-themed souvenirs and other items that can serve not only to remind you of your trips, but they’re also great things to collect, too! If you’re looking to start a Disney collection of your own, then read on to learn about some awesome things you can collect that will help make your trips to the Happiest Place on Earth even more memorable:Disney Pin Trading: The Disney pin … [Read more...]


Disney DIY – Gifts For Disney Lovers

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Ok so it’s time for you to get a gift for that Disney lover in your life – whether it be a Birthday or anniversary (or a super early Christmas gift?), us Disney fanatics LOVE getting unique Disney items as presents – it not only shows that you pay attention to our interests, but also that you care enough to give the very best – meaning Disney gifts, of course! Not sure what to get us? Well, here are some gift ideas for the Disney loves in your life:Photo Gifts: These are a great idea for any … [Read more...]


Disneyland Memorabilia sells for $1.7 Million

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An anonymous Disneyland memorabilia collector placed a huge inventory on display at the Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California last month for viewing before this weekend's auction.   Close to 1,000 items were sold on Saturday, Feb. 28th and Sunday, March 1st,  bringing in $1.7 million from bids around the world.Sold for $153,400 and posted as the top seller was the 1970s animatronic Green Tiki Room bird.  While one of my favorites, 1967 Pirates of the Caribbean skeleton, holding a … [Read more...]


Snapshot of Upcoming Events at Walt Disney World

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Spring is quickly approaching! Here is a "snapshot" of some awesome events coming up in March at the Walt Disney World Resort!March 2 – 8: Artist Greg McCullough returns this month with special appearances and signings at Art of Disney in Downtown Disney Marketplace, March 2 – 8 and 18 – 22. Stop by and find a new piece of art to add to your collection!March 4 – 8: Renowned international artist Larry Dotson is set to appear this month at Epcot. Find him, March 4 – 8 at Art of Disney … [Read more...]


Disney Brings Coloring Books to Life with Disney Color and Play App

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Disney Color and Play app is partnering with Bendon coloring books in an innovative way!Using special, high quality 4-D technology – kids can watch their favorite Disney characters come to life straight out of the pages of a unique Bendon coloring book! ​Once the Disney Color and Play app is opened on the device, hover the device's camera over special coloring pages and watch as a child’s coloring animates on the iPad screen — and remains on-screen even as the child moves … [Read more...]


DIY Customization for Disney Magic Bands

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MagicBands may look like an accessory but they are your key to everything at Walt Disney World Resort. No one likes to have the same accessory as everyone else though, and that's why customization has become the newest Disney fad!I've never been one to match everyone else, so only having 7 colors to chose from for a bracelet everyone is wearing, doesn't really suit my fancy. Since I go to the parks so often I'm always trying to find new ways to change up my MagicBands so they have a little … [Read more...]


New Disney Online Invitations from Punchbowl

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 Punchbowl has some stunning Disney online invitations just waiting for you to use. Check out the Press Release below for more details.The Disney Online Invitation Collection currently features 35 unique designs created in collaboration with Disney's award-winning creative staff. The themes include beloved characters such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Frozen, the Disney Princesses, Cars, Winnie the Pooh, and The Muppets. Punchbowl just unveiled four new free Disney online … [Read more...]


Art of Disney at Downtown Disney Marketplace Hosts Disney Artist Showcase in November and December

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Calling all Disney Art collectors...the Art of Disney location in Downtown Disney Marketplace at Walt Disney World Resort will be hosting a Disney Artist Showcase. These events are happening on select weekends in November and December. They'll be held on Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Several very talented Disney artists will be featured at these events. From groups such as the Disney Design Group, Yellow Shoes Creative Group, Walt Disney … [Read more...]


So You’re Going to Disney World… Building Up the Excitement!!

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You just told the (kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids) you’re headed to Disney World - The Most Magical Place on Earth!!! How do you keep up the excitement for the year or months away?? There are a ton of neat ways just by looking at Pinterest that are economical and easy to do with the family. Sometimes the photos and projects that are posted are completely overwhelming and can cause a slight case of “glue gun envy”. Don’t fret!! I am going to help you with step by step mommy friendly … [Read more...]