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Author Archives: Maggie Koch

The Problem With the Possible New ‘Encanto’-Themed Attraction at Disneyland

It was recently announced that Tarzan’s Treehouse in Disneyland, the beloved walkthrough attraction which began its life as the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse, will be refurbished and re-themed. The news comes as a blow to many fans of Tarzan, which has been historically under-represented in both parks and Disney merchandise outside of the window immediately following the film’s release. Tarzan‘s ...

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Why We Love Grandma (As Seen in Disney Classics)

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I have been very fortunate in regards to grandmothers. I was lucky enough to grow up knowing one of my great-grandmothers while she was alive, and considered her a friend. I was very close to my maternal grandmother and looked forward to Sunday night dinners with her and our family. I got to see my paternal grandparents celebrate their 60th ...

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10 Ways to Celebrate This May With Disney+

Disney May celebrations are underway at Walt Disney World theme park in beautiful central Florida. We are still in the middle of the Disney World 50th anniversary celebration also known as “the world’s most magical celebration“. Disney characters have returned to meet and greets for greatly missed hugs your favorite Disney Princess and everyone’s favorite Mouse. April 22nd marked the ...

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The Exclusive Collectible Disney Doll Line Perfect for Your Inner Princess

The Great 18″ Doll Lines On May 5, 1986, American Girl debuted with their original 18-inch dolls from the Pleasant Company. The original lineup included pioneer girl Kirsten Larson, Edwardian-era girl Samantha Parkington, and World War II-era daughter Molly McIntire. Over the years, the premium doll line expanded to include more girls from different eras. Some particularly popular dolls were ...

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Disney Movie Monsters Who Could Find Work at Monsters Inc.

There are plenty of Disney movie monsters who make up the pantheon of famous Walt Disney animated villains and their many minions. Plenty of these monsters contributed to our nightmares as children and led to nightly rituals like being sure to keep our closet door at night or having our parents check under the bed. But in 2001 Disney Pixar’s ...

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Here is How to Channel Your Favorite Disney Princess For Prom

It is Spring! The snow is melting, the flowers are blooming, and April through June officially marks Prom season! And while traditionally one might wish to be Belle of the ball- a true Disney Princess at heart may alternatively wish to be the Snow White, Mulan, or Moana of the ball. Here is some inspiration in how to be a ...

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Newsies: From Razzie Winner to Broadway Smash

High Times, Hard Times On March 10, 2019, The Razzies!, published a video where 8-time Oscar-winner composer Alan Menken, graciously accepted the one trophy that was missing in his massive collection representing his long and successful career: The 1992 Worst Song Razzie for his composition “High Times, Hard Times” from the Disney movie musical Newsies. High times, Hard times Sometimes ...

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Listen to This Real Life Disney Princess’s Dreamy New Single

A Real-Life Disney Princess Mandy Moore is a singer, actress, and Walt Disney veteran. In 2001 she played the role of mean girl cheerleader Lana Thomas in The Princess Diaries, in 2002 she voiced the character Aerith in the first game in the Kingdom Hearts franchise (now celebrating its 20th anniversary), and in 2006’s Brother Bear 2 she voiced Nita ...

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Two Disney Villains Team Up to Solve a Murder

Two Disney Villains team up to solve one murder. One is a fierce fashion designer in London who runs her empire with an iron fist. The other is a clumsy career criminal who works as a hired hand under the orders of a woman who might be mistaken for a devil. They are soon transformed, by the talent of the ...

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