Technology

Keep Your Camera Ready

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December 29, 2015
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. . . While everyone loves that Perfect Picture of the fireworks lighting up the sky behind Cinderella Castle, there’s another type of picture that has recently been catching my eye… . . . . . As a teacher, I was taught a very long time ago to always Expect The Unexpected. Well, the same can...
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A Sorcerer’s Tale

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September 18, 2015
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Disney World has continued to get better and better with interactive line queues and creating activities for park goers besides the other attractions. For several trips to Disney World I had been playing the SOTMK game. I finally completed the entire adventure while on my latest trip. For those not familiar with Sorcerers of...
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More of “Disneyland the Exhibit”

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September 1, 2015
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On this 60th Anniversary of Disneyland, the Walt Disney Archives presented an outstanding exhibit celebrating the history of Disneyland, the park that Walt Disney held so dear to his heart, at the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. During our last meeting, we looked at pictures from Disneyland’s planning, opening day, lands, attractions, and...
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WDW – A New View!

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August 23, 2015
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  A whole new world is emerging before us. In this time of technology evolution, I have been wondering what would be next after Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram have become a part of the daily lives of many. I enjoy following others’ experiences or answering questions about Disney vacations and cruises through social media....
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Disney Vinyl Records are “All the Rage” and Contemporary (Like the Resort)

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July 7, 2015
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The Vinyl trend has been on a steady climb in the last few years according to a recent Neilson report. Vinyl records have hit record levels in the U.S. and are expecting to rise. What’s old is new again and it’s very collectible. Disneyland Records has released vinyl since the 1950’s and are once...
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Chicago Has Heroes and Princess in July!

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July 3, 2015
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Hello my friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer! I have some exciting news to share! I found out about 2 AMAZING events that will be performing in Chicago this month and wanted to let you know more about them! The Marvel Experience will be recruiting Super Hero trainees at McCormick Place from...
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Top 5 Reasons to see Tomorowland!

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May 22, 2015
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Hi my friends!  I can’t believe it’s almost the end of May!  Where has this year gone?  Time is flying by so quickly! However,  this weekend,  a new Disney movie is being released that will allow us to go back in time for a while! Tomorrowland opens on Friday May 22nd and, I think, is...
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The Isle of the Lost – Book Review

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May 8, 2015
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Hi my friends!!! I hope everyone is enjoying the warmer spring weather! A couple weeks ago, Stuart and myself were asked if we would review a book for WDW FanZone that is a prequel for an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie! I was excited to find out that it was for “The Descendants”, which...
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Snapchat Disney Fun

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April 23, 2015
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When my friend Kristen introduced Snapchat to me in 2013, I was a little hesitant to download the application. Frankly, I did not think it offered anything that I could not accomplish with a direct message on Twitter or Facebook. Additionally, it had the stigma of being a app for teens and tweens. Why...
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Pixar In Concert

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December 16, 2014
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  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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