Chip & Company Week in Review, December 19, 2011

Welcome back once again to this week’s edition of the Chip & Company Week in Review. Here are the stories that caught our eye last week:Have you entered the Disney Fairies Pixie Hollow Sweepstakes yet? The contest runs until December 22nd, so you better get a move on it. Only one entry per household. Disney is always looking for worthy causes to donate to. They recently donated playgrounds to some worthy organizations! Good job, Disney. The Disneyland refurbishment schedule is out … [Read more...]


New Years Eve at Walt Disney World

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If you will be ringing in 2012 from the Disney parks there are specific events and changes to regularly scheduled events that you should be aware of.Epcot: Illuminations: Reflections of Earth will feature a salute to the new year at 7p.m. and 11:42p.m. The park will be open from 8a.m. to 1 a.m. on December 31st.Hollywood Studios: Fantasmic! is as 6:30 and 8:00. There is a "Lights, Camera, Happy New Year" fireworks display at midnight. The park will be opem from 8a.m. to 12a.m.Magic … [Read more...]


Whatever Happened to – Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas

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I grew up watching the Muppets. I loved Sesame Street with Kermit and Big Bird to the Muppet Show that would come on tv on the weekends. If I wasn't watching cartoons I would be watching something with the Muppets in it. With the flood of Christmas shows that came out (nowhere near what the kids have today) one movie stood out for me growing up and that was Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas. For me it is not really Christmas till I can watch this classic tale. This movie stars a little otter … [Read more...]


Top 10 Holiday Things at Disney World

I know this is a broad title that encompass so many different things. But, I have come up with my top ten things that I cannot miss when at Disney during the holiday season. I love Disney at Christmas time. There are little things that they do to make the season so magical and big things that you would never want to miss. Here are my top ten favorites.The Animal Kingdom Lodge staff parade. Last year I was staying at the AKL in mid December. I was in the lobby waiting for the rest of my … [Read more...]


ABC Family’s Jane By Design Style Challenge – Task 2

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As you guys may have noticed, I have been participating in the Jane By Design Style Challenge put on by ABC Family to help spread the word about their new show premiering January 3rd at 9/8c.  The good news is I have made it to the next round "Barley" - Grays words, not mine!  Each week on Tuesday and Friday we receive a new task!  Here was this past Friday's Task #2!"Find the plain white t-shirt in your trunk.  Using items around your house or your office, create a design on the t-shirt … [Read more...]