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Affinity for Girls

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June 18, 2014
Affinity for Girls

Father’s day just passed and I am truly thankful for all three of my little Disney Princesses. My two oldest daughters and I love to play Disney Infinity. We’ve had hours of fun playing either the Incredibles, Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters Inc, and Lone Ranger. Imagine my excitement when I saw the previews...
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Wish Granted!

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June 15, 2014
Wish Granted!

  In May, I was lucky enough to have two and a half days scheduled to visit Walt Disney World. How do you decide what to do when you only have a limited time to visit? For me, there was not a big decision, as I knew one of the days would be devoted...
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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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Fantasy Ups & Downs

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May 15, 2014
Fantasy Ups & Downs

I love texture and design so one of the things I enjoy doing is taking pictures of the incredible choices Disney makes when decorating their properties; or in this case the Disney Fantasy. Lou Mongello, host of WDW Radio always says to “look up, look down and all around you”.  You’ll never know what...
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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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I’m Sorry, You Don’t Serve Chip Butties!

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April 21, 2014
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As a proud English girl, there is nothing more I like than fish and chips, eaten straight from the paper, smothered in salt and vinegar.  So when I knew the UK Pavilion at EPCOT sold my favourite food I made a visit to compare. First a little back-story… The United Kingdom pavilion, which is...
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Meet David E. Doss, Disney Artist

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March 19, 2014
Meet David E. Doss, Disney Artist

UPCOMING PERSONAL APPEARANCES AND SIGNINGS: *March 21st-26th, THIS WEEK, at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace *March 28th-30th during Art in the Garden Weekend in Epcot on the promenade near Canada (changed from Mexico) *April 7th-20th Epcot Flower & Garden Festival in Epcot near Mexico David E. Doss is a licensed...
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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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