Wednesday with Walt: The Joy of Laughter

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 It’s fun to find out information about our roots, isn’t it? Tracing back our ancestry, meeting long lost relatives, or actually visiting the places where our parents grew up are all great ways to learn about ourselves. Walt Disney had a curiosity and passion for his roots as well. In fact, he actually went to see the home where his grandparents lived in Canada, and where his father grew up. He really wanted to go and, although Lillian wasn’t really into that sort of thing, he drug her … [Read more...]


Chip and Co Featured Partner – Beyond the Attractions

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My husband and I thought we knew everything there was to know about Walt Disney World – until we had our first son. All of a sudden everything was turned on its head – what were Baby Care Centers? Kids under three were free… really? How did Character Meet ‘n Greets work? Would we still be able to ride Space Mountain? We were also no longer sure that we would wait until our son was at least five years old until we brought him for his first Walt Disney World trip,Inspiration struck suddenly on … [Read more...]


runDisney – New Race Clues

Over the past several weeks, runDisney has been leaving clues on their facebook page about an upcoming new race, to be announced tomorrow, April 19th.  These clues have left many stumped, myself included, about what this new race may be.Those over at Stitch Kingdom, though, seemed to have figured it out.  They have announced that runDisney will announce a new half marathon, to be hosted at the Disneyland Resort.  Calling this new race the Tinkerbell Half Marathon, this new race is expected … [Read more...]


Chip & Company Week in Review for week of April 18th, 2011

This has been a busy week for the writers over at Chip & Company!  There is so much to talk about.  This week we’ll be looking more at posts about the “The Ballad of Nessie”, the upcoming release of the Cars Blueray combo pack, and more details about the incredible D23 Scavenger Hunt!As I mentioned, Disney’s “The Ballad of Nessie” was explored in more detail this week. In this post, we looked at who the creators of the tall tale are, and where you will be able to see it when it hits … [Read more...]


Chip and Co Featured Partner – Deals to Disney

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Deals to Disney started almost a year ago as a way to keep readers informed with the latest Disney specials that I can help book as a travel agent and other tips and tricks for saving money at Disney.  These are things that I have learned over the last 25 years of going to Disney and 8 years of paying for those trips and taking my own children with me.  Most posts start with a question from a reader planning their trip to Disney- and I just share the answer with everyone so if others had the … [Read more...]