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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
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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Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

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November 30, 2014
Picture Perfect Lights to Brighten Your Nights

. WOW! This picture says it all. I am truly at a loss for words right now. I would love to tell you how wonderfully the Imagineers decorated the parks at Walt Disney World this year, but that wouldn’t give them the accolades they deserve. Perhaps I should continue with a few more pictures to...
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Welcome, Foolish Mortals

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August 31, 2014
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. In 2011, Disney Imagineers expanded the queue area of the Haunted Mansion allowing guests a place to interact with the spirits while waiting for the Mansion doors to open.  With the evolution of Fastpass+ in early 2014, this area was designated as the “standby line” while fastpass guests are now whisked through the original...
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Affinity for Girls

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June 18, 2014
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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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