All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains!

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The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains, for your viewing pleasure beginning November 13, 2014 through February 9, 2015.This incredible exhibit gives a glimpse into the influence railroading had on Walt Disney's life and work.  It will also show visitors how his love of and legacy continues in Disney films and parks.  With more than 200 artifacts, firsthand accounts, archival videos, images of Walt and his trains, and actual model trains … [Read more...]


New on DVD, Doc McStuffins: School of Medicine

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Releasing on Disney DVD Tuesday, September 9th is Doc McStuffins: School of Medicine. A  new collection of captivating Doc McStuffins stories coinciding with School of Medicine Week on Disney Junior.DocMcStuffins is a cartoon showing daily on the Disney Junior Channel. This show highlights the practice medicine and health care provided by doctors in a way young ones can understand. The show is filled with wonderfully catch tunes, and always teaches a valuable life lesson.On this DVD: In … [Read more...]


Take advantage of these Back to school Disney Discounts

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Summer is winding down and a lot of us have already started thinking of back to school, but it's the perfect time to start planning those holiday vacations to Disney. Here is a round of Disney Discounts for the week to help save you some money for those holiday getaways.Walt Disney World® ResortNew!  Save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels:  Do you want to bring the kids to Disney World for a getaway through fall?  You still have time to save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels through … [Read more...]


Walt Disney Drawn From Imagination Book Review!

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Walt Disney: Drawn From Imagination by Bill Scollon is a beautifully written book that chronicles the life of Walt Disney from its beautiful beginning till its untimely end.Right off the bat the cover of this book got me. Walt in his favorite place creating and drawing brings a smile to my face and I’m sure a smile to many other fans of his. This book is targeted at kids mainly but for me a 16 year old girl who’s probably supposed to have grown out of these types of books I loved it. It’s a … [Read more...]


PBS Will Make a Walt Disney Bio

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American Experience will debut "Walt Disney" in the fall of 2015. It will be a 4 hour show and will take place over 2 nights. It will give you an inside look at the legacy of Disney.The show will feature rare vintage footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from Disney films, interviews with animators and artists who worked on Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs and people who helped design Disneyland. When Walt passed away in 1966, 240 million people saw a Disney movie, 100 million tuned in every … [Read more...]


Hot Trend in MagicBand Fashion: My Fantasy Bands

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 Have you heard about the hot new trend in MagicBand Fashion? As mentioned on the Disney Parks Podcast - Get ready for My Fantasy Bands! My Fantasy Bands are like a dream come true for any Disney guest that wants to be a trend-setter when it comes to our favorite theme park wrist bands. When fabric covers are bulky, and rubber charms pop off and get lost, you can count on these decals by My Fantasy Bands. With most designs coming in at around $6, and totally free shipping, they are a … [Read more...]


Who Wants to Get Closer To Maleficent at the Disney Parks?

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With the much anticipated release of Disney's latest live-action film "Maleficent" having been released into theaters everywhere, we all want to see more of the star of this film, the downright evil one herself, Maleficent.So walk on through the original Sleeping Beauty Castle that Walt built and get closer to Maleficent, at least 5 times during the walkthrough show. Enter the Castle gates through Fantasyland and in through the arched doorway. Be careful as you enter as you never know when … [Read more...]


My Disney Experience planning for a Toddler’s Walt Disney World Trip.

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 Going to Walt Disney World with a toddler is something that causes anxiety in many parents. There are so many questions and expectations that for some it can be a little overwhelming. My best advice is, flexible planning. Have a plan, know what you want to accomplish, but also be willing to go with the flow when plans change.The first trip with my son was also my first trip using My Disney Experience and Magic Bands. I knew very little about them, and did the best I could. My … [Read more...]


Disney’s “It’s a Small World” Ride Celebrates 50 Years

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 On April 10th the iconic "It's a Small World" celebrates it's 50th anniversary. I can't believe it's been around that long. Disney World celebrated with a worldwide sing-a-long.Park goers could join the chorus that happened before the afternoon parade. If you weren't there you could go to smallworld50.com and watch others who have joined the sing-along online.Here are some pictures from the celebration:Did you know that Walt Disney himself helped create the iconic small … [Read more...]


Hollywood icon and Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke to appear at Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn

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Chip and Co. has an awesome article all about Walt's Barn, and recently, I was very lucky to co-host an interview with Cathy, a representative from the barn. Now it seems the barn is in the Disney hot news once again! Dick Van Dyke, Disney Legend and star, will be making a rare public appearance at Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn on Sunday March 16th from 11am – 3pm. Mr. Van Dyke is scheduled to appear on behalf of the Carolwood Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to Walt Disney’s … [Read more...]