Disney Finds – Chip ‘n Dale ”Nutty Buddies” Figure

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I think I might be a little partial to today's Disney Find! Today I take a look at Chip 'n Dale ''Nutty Buddies'' Figure by Jim Shore.Mighty oaks from little acorns grow! That's providing Chip 'n Dale don't get to them first. Crafted in Jim Shore's familiar folk art style ''Nutty Buddies'' features Chip guarding his precious acorn from the attentions of his pal Dale. How cute is this hand painted figure?Cost is $34.95 and is perfect for your Disney Collection! … [Read more...]


“Chip ‘n Dale” Live Action Movie Coming Soon

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 Disney has decided to revive "Chip 'n Dale" after Robert Rugan pitched them his vision. He is an award winning commercials director. He will be writing a new take on take on "Chip 'n Dale"  in what is said to be a live-action/CG mix.A bit of history about the duo, Chip ‘n’ Dale first appeared in a 1943 animated short starring Pluto. They went on to appear in 22 more animated shorts. Then they re-appeared in 1989 as the stars of their very own show, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers. You may … [Read more...]


Catch an Outdoor Disney Movie at Walt Disney World

When most people think of Disney they don't think of seeing a movie, but there are some resorts that offer a nightly Outdoor Disney Movie on a huge screen usually by the pool or in special areas at the various Disney Resorts. Best of all it is 100% FREE!Here is a list of the resorts where you can see a different Disney movie, usually on most nights of the week. Schedules can change so check ahead with the resort before you head on over.The most popular one is The Fort Wilderness … [Read more...]


December Movie Schedule at Fort Wilderness

Last month I shared with you the details of taking your family to the Campfire Sing-A-Long and outdoor movie at Fort Wilderness.  This is such a fun and unique FREE activity at Walt Disney World.  Spend some time sitting around the campfire, get your photo made with Chip and Dale, sing a few songs with a cast member playing guitar and end the night watching one of your favorite Disney movies under the stars!  If you want to spend money, you can buy snacks at the snack bar.Here is the movie … [Read more...]


Create a Festive Thanksgiving with Tips from Disney

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I found some simple Thanksgiving crafts, games and table decorating ideas from Spoonful.com, Disney’s new family lifestyle site, that will help you transform your traditional Thanksgiving dinner into a fun and festive feast using items from around the house and complimentary print-outs!From a pumpkin flower arrangement to corn-inspired napkin rings and turkey-print place cards, these simple yet stunning table decorations will be a bigger feast (for the eyes) than the meal itself!  And … [Read more...]


Taking the family to an Outdoor Movie and Sing-along at Fort Wilderness

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Each night at the Fort Wilderness Resort, families can enjoy a night of good old-fashioned fun for FREE!  At 6:30 pm the campfires are lit and families can sit by the fire and roast marshmallows. You can bring marshmallows from home or purchase them at the Chuckwagon Snack Bar for $4 a bag and roasting sticks for $.59.  You can also  buy a s'mores kit for $8.99 and other snacks.  At 7:00 pm a Sing-a-long starts where a cast member plays fun, kid friendly, family songs (think Hokey Pokey, If … [Read more...]


Planning an “Off Day” at Disney’s Fort Wilderness

So many people travel to Walt Disney World and never experience any of the fun Fort Wilderness has to offer.  Since 1971, the Campsites at Fort Wilderness Resort have been accommodating guests on over 700 acres of wooded trails.  This camping resort offers campsites for tents, pop ups and RVs and has cabins for those who don't want to "rough it!"  But, there are so many other things to do here than "camp!"  Below, you will find a listing of the restaurant options, things to do around the resort … [Read more...]


Fort Wilderness – The Perfect Resort For Families!

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Once you have made the decision to vacation at Walt Disney World, The Place Where Dreams Come True, then along come other decisions that you need to make, one of them being, "where will we sleep?"WDW offers a large variety of Resort Hotels, in all price ranges, and they are all great places to stay. If you have kids, a standard hotel room might work for you and your family, but you also might find that there is another option - WDW's Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort. Why is this Resort … [Read more...]


Campfire Sing-A-Long with Chip and Dale

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Hey y'all ... I'm going to share on of my favorite FREE things to do at WDW !! A lot of people think Disney and see money signs or say "it's so expensive to do other things at Disney World outside of going to the parks".I'm here to tell you that's not true at all.Most of us are on a budget of some kind and we look for ways to cut costs and have fun while traveling "The World".One of the best kept secrets is the Campfire Sing-A-Long with Chip and Dale! It is a nightly foot stopmin',s'more … [Read more...]


Disney Characters Make the Rounds with a Special Dose of Magic at Florida Hospital for Children

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Drawing wisdom from Mary Poppins, a dedicated team of Disney Cast Members is using a dose of Disney magic much like “a spoonful of sugar” to help the medicine go down.Throughout the year, Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment team ventures into local hospitals to spread cheer at the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.Accompanied by all sorts of exotic animals on these special visits, Disney animal keepers and education … [Read more...]