Author Archives: Becky B.

I am a writer and a Mom to four children and two baby shih-tzus. My first experience with the Magic was in 1988, when my parents surprised my brother and me with a visit to Walt Disney World after a short trip to see friends in Georgia. I still hum the tune played during the Main Street Electrical Parade and remember the feeling of excitement from my very first visit. I introduced my husband to the Magic several years ago, and we take our children to the parks every time we can. No matter how many times I visit Walt Disney World, it seems it’s not enough! The ever-changing experience only gets better with each trip, and I’m thrilled to share the Magic with others, as well as some of the tips and tricks to getting the most out of the Magic with each visit!

Critical Condition: Disney Performer Struggles to Recover After On-Stage Trauma

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WARNING: The following article mentions and/or discusses topics that may be distressing for certain audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.  A Disney cast member who suffered a devastating fall during a live performance inspired by Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (1991) over the weekend is reportedly “fighting for her life.” On Saturday, 31-year-old Anastasia Olsen, a professional ice skater who portrays Belle in ...

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PETA Demands an End to Animal-Themed Carousel Like Those at Disney World and Disneyland

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PETA is demanding that animal-themed carousels like those found at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland Park become a thing of the past, as the organization says that such attractions are harmful to animals because they teach children to disrespect animals and go so far as to celebrate that disrespect. No More Carousel Animals On Monday, PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment ...

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After Partnering With Disney on the Apple Vision Pro, Apple Sets Its Sights on a Partial Disney Buyout

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After rolling out the fruits of a recent partnership with The Walt Disney Company, Apple could have its sights set on a partial buyout of the House of Mouse–a buyout that could be a massive win-win scenario for both entities involved. Recent Disney-Apple Partnership: Just the Beginning Disney has generously shared its content with Apple in the duo’s rollout last ...

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CONFIRMED: Disney World to Revive a Closed $400 Million Experience

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Disney execs have confirmed plans to breathe new life into a recently closed $400 million experience at the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney Attraction and Experience Closures Are Not New Disney Parks have been in existence since Walt Disney oversaw the construction of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, which opened to guests on July 17, 1955. Just 16 years ...

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FINALLY: Fifth Theme Park to Be Constructed at Disney World

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Disney World will begin construction on a fifth theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in an effort to remain competitive in Central Florida, per an industry expert. The Central Florida Theme Park Wars The Central Florida theme park war continues as it has since 1990 when NBCUniversal built its first theme park location in Florida to compete with ...

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The Demise of Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Is at Hand, But Only True Disney Fans Understand the Depth of Such a Loss

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Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie is soon to set sail one final time, and the journey will be a one-way trip. But his destination is still unknown, as copyright protection law is a many-splendored thing. And while some think of the loss of Steamboat Willie as nominal, true Disney fans understand how great a loss it actually is. Related:Fans Celebrate Mickey ...

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‘Home Alone’ Actor Diagnosed With Cancer, Undergoes 10-Hour Surgical Procedure

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An actor from a beloved Christmas film has been diagnosed with cancer and is preparing to undergo a surgical procedure as part of his treatment plan. ‘Home Alone’ In 1990, a then-unknown ten-year-old child actor named MacCauley Culkin forever changed Christmas-themed movies with several iconic scenes in a new film titled Home Alone. In the holiday flick, which also starred ...

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Chick-fil-A Joins Disney, Netflix in the Global Streaming Wars

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Chick-fil-A is stepping into the world of entertainment–and joining the streaming wars with the company’s first-ever attempt at becoming a producer of family-friendly short films, animation, original series, and other shows. And let’s just say if the company is able to do for entertainment what it did for the chicken sandwich, Disney, NBCUniversal, Netflix, and other streaming entities better bring ...

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Disney legendary ‘Snow White’ animator Ruthie Tompson has died

Ruthie Tompson, whose history with the Walt Disney Company began back before Snow White was released, has died at the age of 111. She passed away peacefully at her home at the Motion Picture and Television Fund in Woodland Hills, California, on Sunday. Her career as a Disney animator began in the Paint and Ink Department of the company and spanned more ...

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