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...]





Saving Mr. Banks Arrives On Blu-Ray And DVD March 18th!

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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson tell the backstory of one of Disney’s most beloved films –Mary Poppins – in this heartwarming film. Hanks plays the role of Walt Disney – who is determined to fulfill a promise he made to his daughters to make P.L. Travers’ (played by Thompson) book into a big screen featureTravers proves to be a hard sell – and is stubborn to a fault, until Disney is able to eventually dig deeper and use his own past to help discover Travers’ fears, and allow them to work … [Read more...]





D23 Celebrates Disney’s Contributions to The World’s Fair in the Spring 2014 Issue

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 The 1964–65 World’s Fair in New York celebrated a time of optimism, growth, and progress. D23: The Official Disney Fan Club captures all the excitement of this epic event in the Spring issue of its publication, Disney twenty-three. The Fair, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, marked the creation of landmark Disney technology, music, and attractions including it’s a small world, Audio-Animatronics technology, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and the Carousel of … [Read more...]