Disney in Pictures: Disneyland Paris at Christmas

Disneyland Park entrance

The Disneyland Resort Paris has undergone its traditional Christmas makeover, with millions of lights, dozens of Christmas trees and a smattering of fake snow being employed to generate a festive atmosphere. The resort’s holiday celebrations are closer to those of Walt Disney World than the Disneyland Resort, with few of the holiday overlays for major attractions seen at the California park. However, a number of special shows, meet-and-greets and parades are laid on as part of the Enchanted … [Read more...]

The Force Remains Strong For “Star Wars: The Old Republic” During Holiday Season

Over a million gamers worldwide celebrated the holidays in front of their PCs with lightsabers, Sith lords and Jedi knights as BioWare™, a Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), continued to see an unprecedented amount of player engagement for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Over this past weekend, players continued to flood the servers of the fastest-growing subscription MMO in history, immersing themselves in the game for over 5.5 million hours. Star Wars: The Old Republic  is also proving … [Read more...]

Wheelchair Friendly Attractions – Journey into Imagination


Another wheelchair friendly attraction at Walt Disney World is Journey Into Imagination at the Imagination! Pavilion in Epcot's Future World.This attraction has a special ride vehicle that allows you to stay in your wheelchair. When you are in the queue just let the Cast Members know you would like to stay in your wheelchair. Once the adaptive vehicle arrives, the Cast Member will fold down the ramp and help you into the ride vehicle. Once you are in, lock your brakes, and the Cast Member … [Read more...]

ABC Family’s Jane By Design Style Challenge Round 4


The holidays are upon us but that doesn't mean that fashion or inspiration stops, the show must go on even during Christmas and so does the competition! The good news is I made it to round 4 in the ABC Family's Jane By Design Style Challenge!  This task posed a bit more of a challenge - it included a very ugly Christmas sweater!  Here was the task straight from Gray herself:"Look inside your trunk and take out the holiday sweater.  You see something for your grandmother.  Now look again.  … [Read more...]

Christmas, and New Years at Disney World: Planning for the Crowds

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Do you have plans to visit Walt Disney World this holiday season over the Christmas/New Years break? If so…and if you have never been to Disney World during this time period I want to share some thoughts with you today.First the good news: this is a wonderful and magical time of year to visit Disney World. There are many festive decorations, holiday-themed attractions and entertainment, and an energy that all combine to make it a memorable way to spend a holiday. We’ve gone for New Years … [Read more...]