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...]


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...]