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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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The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

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March 24, 2015
The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are doing good! It’s finally SPRINGTIME!! We all survived winter! Well, mostly survived! We have one last blast of cold and snow here in Chicago this week, then it will begin to warm up again and hopefully stay on the warmer side! I wanted to share with...
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Frozen in Chicago…Disney On Ice “Frozen”

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February 11, 2015
Frozen in Chicago…Disney On Ice “Frozen”

Brr my friends! I mean…hello my friends!! I hope everyone is doing good and keeping warm during this latest cold blast of Elsa’s snow and ice! About a week ago, myself – along with Princess Kayla and my Mom, attended the newest Disney On Ice show – Frozen! I wanted to share some of...
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“Imagine” my surprise….

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January 27, 2015
“Imagine” my surprise….

Hello my friends!!!  I hope everyone is enjoying their winter! Here in Chicago, we actually have had a mild winter….unlike our polar vortex from last year! LOL I wanted to share a fun find we discovered on our recent vacation last August! As many of you know from my previous articles, I love discovering...
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A Very Merry Christmas Experience with Olaf and 300+ Dancers:

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January 5, 2015
A Very Merry Christmas Experience with Olaf and 300+ Dancers:

If you’ve ever experienced the thrill of watching a Disney Parade on TV, then you know how special it would be to be part of it.  I was invited to an early morning taping of a dance segment for the “Frozen” theme of the 31st Annual Disney Holiday Parade. My cousin, who works for...
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Cinderella

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December 30, 2014
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On December 23rd, I was invited to attend a performance of Rodgers and Hammersteins’s “Cinderella” at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago!       Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II joined together in the 1940’s to create the most successful paternership in American musical theater. Oklahoma (1943) was the first musical, the first...
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Top Disney Moments of 2014

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December 24, 2014
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For the Disney Parks and Walt Disney Studios, 2014 was a year of grand openings, shocking closings, refurbishments, box-office hits, mediocre media promotions, and a Frozen explosion. Depending on who you ask, not all of these moments deserved a cheer. Matter of fact, jeers were abound for a few of the Disney Parks’ announcements....
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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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