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Pixar In Concert

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December 16, 2014
Pixar In Concert

  On Friday November 28th, I had the pleasure of attending Pixar In Concert, at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, along with Princess Kayla and my mom! In my last article, I gave mention to this event and encouraged others to attend! http://www.wdwfanzone.com/2014/11/november-in-chicago-has-toys-and-music-disney-style/ This concert began CSO’s At The Movies series, which runs through next...
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London Disney Store Get’s Frozen!

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November 25, 2014
Entrance to the Trading Post

                Last month, I wrote about how I kept Disney close to me in between my trips… well the trip counter is still turning and I’m around 35 days away from my next trip. So this past weekend, I decided to visit the Disney Store but not...
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Princess Mission 2014

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October 21, 2014
Princess Mission 2014

Hi friends! I hope you are having a fantastic week!   I wanted to share with with you a fun activity we did during our most recent trip to Walt Disney World in August 2014!  We decided to go on a Princess Mission…we wanted to meet all of the Disney Princess, plus a few added favorites!...
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Maleficent the Magnificent

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August 19, 2014
Maleficent the Magnificent

Never have I enjoyed a movie so much when I wasn’t sure I even wanted to see it in the first place!   Maleficent – if you don’t read any further, read this…..RUN don’t walk to see this amazing movie! Maleficent was released on May 30, 2014. I was unable to attend opening weekend and...
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We Will Miss You Genie

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August 16, 2014
We Will Miss You Genie

I had different plans for my article this month.  I was actually getting ready to sit down and write the other night when my phone starting dinging.  I picked it up to see an alert from CNN and texts from my husband and my best friend, all with the news that Robin Williams had...
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An Incredibly Cool Wishlist

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May 16, 2014
An Incredibly Cool Wishlist

If you haven’t heard the rumor that Pixar/Disney is doing a sequel to The Incredibles, rejoice because it’s not a rumor! Bob Iger, Disney CEO & chairman confirmed at a meeting of Disney shareholders and D23 members that The Incredibles 2 was in the works, with Brad Bird  returning as the writer. In the...
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D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

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April 22, 2014
D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

Hello friends!! I hope you all are enjoying the first few days of spring! Here in Chicago it is great to have some warmer weather finally after months of bitter cold and too much snow!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring breaks and holidays! We are almost done exploring the D23 Treausres of the...
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Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

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March 13, 2014
Marty Sklar Inventive Geniuis Lecture Chicago

On Sunday, February 16th, I had the pleasure to attend an “Inventive Genius” lecture at the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago with Marty Sklar!! (http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/events/marty-sklar/) Let me just start off by saying, I was a total fan-girl attending this event! I had learned about it a few months ago, and anxiously awaited the...
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A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To This Article…

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February 28, 2014
A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To This Article…

. It was 8:00 on Monday evening when I finally sat down to find inspiration for this month’s article.  As I perused the internet, I came across a YouTube video of the “still under construction” Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction at Walt Disney World. Perfect! I’ve got photos from my last trip, I can mention...
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Differently-Abled Disney Characters: How Many Can You Name?

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February 27, 2014
Differently-Abled Disney Characters: How Many Can You Name?

/ Just for fun, how many Disney (or Pixar) animated characters can you think of that are different or differently-abled in some way? I recently posted this challenge to a group on Facebook and, surprisingly, we ended up with a fairly extensive list! I started the list with a few characters that came to...
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