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Strange Magic - ReviewStrange Magic - Review
January 23, 2015
"Strange Magic," a new animated feature from Lucas film Ltd., tells the tale of the denizens of a fairy tale realm, and the hijinks that ensue when love--real and pharmaceutical--enters the picture. Blogger Jeanine offers her review!

 

Disneyland Renovation Projects UpdateDisneyland Renovation Projects Update
January 23, 2015
This picture set takes a look the state of some of the renovation projects going on around the resort.

 

Epcot for 8 Year Olds?  Learn Why!Epcot for 8 Year Olds? Learn Why!
January 23, 2015
Deb Wills talks with 8 year old Carson Hamilton about his favorite park at Walt Disney World, Epcot! Hear what his favorite attractions in Epcot are and why any 8 year old will love the park!

 

Win a Pin! Solve the Mid-Month Mousy Mindboggler!Win a Pin! Solve the Mid-Month Mousy Mindboggler!
January 19, 2015
Solve this Disney-themed crossword puzzle for a chance to win a collectible Disney pin! Deadline for entries is February 13!

 

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall ReviewAkershus Royal Banquet Hall Review
January 16, 2015
Ever wonder if the Princess Character Meal at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall is worth the $40++ it costs? Deb Koma and myself review the popular princess meal in this episode.

We tell you everything you need to know from the food, to the princesses to the uniqueness of this experience.

 

Focus on Epcot Photo Walk - 2/9/15Focus on Epcot Photo Walk - 2/9/15
January 16, 2015
Join photographer Scott Thomas for this special Epcot Photo Walk.

 

2015 Flower and Garden Festival "Garden Rocks Concerts" Announced! 2015 Flower and Garden Festival "Garden Rocks Concerts" Announced!
January 16, 2015
The "Garden Rocks Concerts" (formerly known as "Flower Power Concerts") for the 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival have been announced. Performances are at America Gardens Theatre at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. each Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Festival.

 

Freeze the Night - DCAFreeze the Night - DCA
January 15, 2015
Freeze the Night is part of the Frozen Fun that runs through April 30 at the Disneyland Resort. Freeze the Night event that takes place each evening in the Hollywood Land Backlot area of Disney California Adventure.

 

Frozen Fun at the Disneyland ResortFrozen Fun at the Disneyland Resort
January 15, 2015
In this posting I will take a look at the Frozen Fun that runs through April 30. Pieces of this event have been open since December -- Arendelle was added to Storybook Land back on December 19 and there were soft openings of the other components over the days that followed. I covered Storybook Land in my December 19 postings. Below you will find pictures/video of the Hollywood Land changes for the event and the Sing-Along.

 

Arendelle Added to Storybook LandArendelle Added to Storybook Land
January 15, 2015
Frozen Fun officially starts January 7, but a preview of the offerings was scheduled to start on December 20. As of Friday only one piece was ready to go and that was the Arendelle addition to Storybook Land. The rest of the offerings were still being worked on at the time

 

Wyoming Winter Wonderland Adventures by Disney ReportWyoming Winter Wonderland Adventures by Disney Report
January 15, 2015
The adventure began in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which is a quaint western town full of history, shops, and outdoor activities. We stayed in the historic, The Wort Hotel, which is located right in the heart of town. We opted to come a day early, as winter travel can bring winter delays and we didn't want to miss out on anything or be stressed.

 

2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Dates: September 25-November 16!2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Dates: September 25-November 16!
January 15, 2015
Dates for the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival have been released. The festival will start a bit later this year, on September 25, and will also run a bit later than usual, ending November 16. No further details have been released as yet.

 

Cinderella Movie Sneak PeekCinderella Movie Sneak Peek
January 12, 2015
Beginning January 17 through March 21, visit Disney's Hollywood Studios for an exclusive preview of the live-action film Cinderella at the ABC Sound Studio. From 10 a.m. until 30 minutes before park closing, catch the preview at the top and bottom of every hour.

Annual Passholders: On January 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., show your valid Pass and photo ID at the "Cinderella" Sneak Preview at the ABC Sound Studio at Disney's Hollywood Studios for priority access before the attraction opens on January 17 and get a complimentary magnet (while supplies last).

 

Grand Floridian Room PhotosGrand Floridian Room Photos
January 08, 2015
As we slowly update all our Disney Resort photos, here is the latest from the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

 

Disney Cruise Line Offers New Remy ExperiencesDisney Cruise Line Offers New Remy Experiences
January 08, 2015
Adult guests aboard the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy can enjoy new premium culinary experiences and menus in Remy, one of Disney Cruise Line's fine dining specialty restaurants. The expanded collection of offerings in the French-inspired Remy include a unique tasting opportunity, a decadent dessert experience, a seasonal truffle menu and special caviar selections.

 

Favorite Disney SnacksFavorite Disney Snacks
January 07, 2015
Have you ever picked up a snack at one of the Disney parks, taken a bite and immediately thought, "Wow! This is good! I wish I had discovered this years ago!" That has happened to Carol and I quite a few times over the years and we've "discovered" a few favorites! There is a vast, and ever-changing selection of food choices at Walt Disney World and we often discover new choices. Here are a few of our current "faves".

 

New Peter Pan QueueNew Peter Pan Queue
January 07, 2015
A few weeks ago, the queue at Peter Pan's Flight was expanded to help alleviate the long outdoor lines this attractions always has. The queue has now been made to look like a portion of the Darling family's home.

 

New IllumiNations Laser EffectsNew IllumiNations Laser Effects
January 07, 2015

 

Walt Disney Recognition DayWalt Disney Recognition Day
January 07, 2015
The month of December is filled with all sorts of special days, most of them connected with various holiday celebrations. Many Disney fans celebrate Walt's birthday on December 5 and even the anniversary of his death on December 15.

However, I don't believe that many people celebrate "Walt Disney Recognition Day" because I bet they have no idea that such a special day officially exists thanks to an Act of the United States Congress.

 

The 20th Anniversary of Walt Disney WorldThe 20th Anniversary of Walt Disney World
January 07, 2015
Starting October 1, 1991, Walt Disney World promised a "Year of Surprises" to celebrate its 20th anniversary. In fact, Roger Rabbit would often "surprise" guests throughout the three Disney Florida parks during the day with 20th anniversary themed prizes and honors, sometimes even during a live show.

Like many of the early anniversary celebrations, this one lasted beyond 12 months. It lasted 15 months, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the "20 New Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World," including the addition of beloved Minnie Moo at Grandma Duck's Petting Farm in the Magic Kingdom.