Disney Character Updates and News for February 2011

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Walt Disney World Updates The big upcoming character news for WDW are the changes coming because of Toontown closing. All the current residents of Toontown will be moving to new locations:Mickey and Minnie are moving to Tomorrowland near Space Mountain but may also occasionally show up in Frontierland and Liberty Square The Princesses will be moving to the Adventureland Veranda The Fairies (including Tink) will be moving to Epcot near MouseGear. At first not all the fairies may be … [Read more...]





A DiVine Sight

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For many years I have really enjoyed the live entertainment at the Disney parks. Whether it was an act that is no longer in the parks, such as the living statues in Italy at Epcot, or the current entertainment offerings, I have always found them to be so unique. My family and I experienced one of the best examples of this during our day at the Animal Kingdom this past November.We were on our way to our favorite ride at the park, Expedition Everest, when all of a sudden my husband started … [Read more...]





What not to miss at Disney’s California Adventure

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"To all people who believe in the power of dreams, welcome.Disney's California Adventure opens its golden gates to you." -- Michael, Eisner, February 8, 2001, opening day Disney California Adventure Park was conceived as a  tribute and a celebration of the history and cultural diversity of California, and meant to feel as if guests had just walked into a vintage California postcard. Construction began in 1998 on the 55 acres that once housed a 5,000 car parking lot. The expansion of … [Read more...]





How to Get Your Child Ready for Disney FROM BIRTH!

Chip off the Block

In honor of the arrival of our Fearless Leader’s second child, we, the Writers of Chip and Company, have compiled a comprehensive list. A list so important that we felt it should be shared with the world! A list that every expecting and self-respecting Disney Fan should read.And if you have already received your bundle of joy, as Chip did at 2:22 AM of February 9th, then it’s even more important that you read and apply our suggestions. But hurry, she’s already growing up right before your … [Read more...]





Wednesday with Walt: Our Family Motto

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On the fireplace mantle in my living room sits a white picture frame adorned with gold, ornate Mickey ears on each side. There is no picture in this frame, but rather a very meaningful quote from Walt Disney. The quote is:"Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children's approach to life. They're people who don't give a hang what the Joneses do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They are not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a … [Read more...]