Modern Endings: Princesses in Today’s World

 Happily Ever After. Every Disney movie seems to end that way, but especially if it's a Princess movie! Of course, we don't live in that kind of a world, do we?Celebrities are constantly being maligned. Their lives are reported on and distorted beyond recognition. Sometimes it's unbelievable the headlines we see!So I wondered:What kind of headlines would the Disney Princesses make in today's tabloids? Well, let's have a look...Snow WhiteTeenage Girl … [Read more...]



Ask a Disney Question: Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner at Princess Storybook Dining?

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Kerry, one of our readers wrote in with the following question about Akershus, and the Princess Storybook Dining character dining: "One of my girls wants to go to Akerhause and eat this year. I have heard a lot of negative about the food. Was wondering if Breakfast or Dinner would be our best bet. Didn't know what you or any of the readers thought."Thanks for that question!  Let me tell you, the opinions range all over the spectrum about dining at Akershus.  My family has been to Akershus … [Read more...]



Princess Punch-up: Who’s Really the Fairest?

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Beauty is only skin deep. Although we’ve all heard that saying, we still appreciate and are attracted to, a pretty face. And Walt Disney did little to correct that trend. His first three Princesses were heavy on the looks, light on true depth. But 30 years have passed and the final six official Princesses have worn a different tiara.So who would be the fairest Princess of them all if we added more than beauty into the equation? To find out, we will gauge each Princess on the following … [Read more...]



Disney Helps Girls Celebrate the Royal Wedding with Disney Princess Dress-Up

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The Royal wedding is less than 36 hours away, and the Disney Princesses are celebrating with updates to their popular Disney Princess Dress-Up: My Sticker Book app!Just as the wedding day of Kate and William promises to be, the app is a dream world captivating little girls the world over. There’s a royal wedding and a magic carpet ride.Is your little one entranced by the thought of England’s new princess and what dress she will wear? Then she will marvel at the fully interactive … [Read more...]



Wednesday with Walt: And the Oscar Goes To…

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Seventy-two years ago today, Walt Disney received a special Academy Award for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. On February 23, 1939, a precious little girl named Shirley Temple presented Walt with the award consisting of one full-size Oscar and seven smaller Oscars on a specially-built wooden pedestal. The Academy recognized Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment.This weekend, I watched that … [Read more...]