Author Archives: Sharon

Sharon is a writer and animal lover from New England. Sharon's two main focuses in her work are Disney's correlations with pop culture and the significance of Disney princesses (which was the basis for her college thesis). When she's not writing about Disney, Sharon spends her time singing, dancing, and cavorting with woodland creatures!

Aulani Resort Gets A Song for Its 10th Anniversary

Disney’s Hawaiian resort Aulani is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this week, and the anniversary is being celebrated in typical Disney fashion: with lots of special events. One particular highlight so far was the TikTok live that featured Moana, and now there’s also an original “mele”, a Hawaiian song that was recently written for the resort. As Disney stated, music “has ...

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Positions Are Opening Up on the planDisney Panel

Do you love Disney, and love planning trips to Walt Disney World? If so, prepare to apply for Disney’s planDisney 2022 panel! The official search for new panelists begins on Thursday, September 9 at 12 pm ET and will close promptly at 12 pm ET on September 14. Applications will be available at As far as position requirements, Disney ...

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Are Disney Retellings Worth Reading?

Young adult fiction has expanded rapidly in recent years, with a wide variety of settings and themes being explored, but one consistent genre has been fairy-tale retellings. Are these books truly worth the attention that they receive? We’re taking a look at some popular YA retellings, both on the darker side of the fey and the lighter side of whimsy, ...

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Halloween Arrives to Disneyland

Autumn is coming whether we like it or not, and Disneyland is officially welcoming the season on September 3! Halloween Time is always a hit in Disney parks, and at the entrance of Disney California Adventure park, Disney Guests can start the night with pumpkins and Oogie Boogie from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. The Haunted Mansion also has its own ...

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Disney Adds A TV Special to Its ’50th’ Celebration

As many Disney fans know, Walt Disney’s 50th anniversary is coming up on October 1st, and Disney has big plans to celebrate! While those plans already included a new “nighttime spectacular” in the Magic Kingdom, the opening of a new restaurant, a new evening show in Epcot’s World Showcase Lagoon, and lots of limited-edition merchandise, Disney has also announced that ...

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Allure Bridals Continues to Impress With Its Disney Princess Wedding Dresses

Belle wedding dress

Anyone who keeps a keen eye on the Disney Weddings website fantasizes about getting married in a Disney park, feeling like a Disney princess, and having a happily ever after in keeping with the Disney princess tradition. Disney weddings are certainly popular (albeit expensive, particularly if you opt for luxuries like the nighttime spectacular and the horse and carriage), and ...

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Olaf Gets Recognition During Disney’s 50th

When Frozen was released, few Disney fans could have predicted that one of its most popular characters would not be a Disney princess. Olaf the sentient warm-hugs-loving snowman became a favorite rapidly after Elsa used her magical ice powers to create him for her sister Anna, and his comedic timing made him stand out among all of the standard Disney ...

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The Jungle Cruise Gets a Second Film

Jungle Cruise

The Disney ride “Jungle Cruise” has been exciting and amusing Disney Guests since it opened as one of the original Disney Parks’ rides in 1955, and the brand-new Jungle Cruise movie that’s inspired by it (and that stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt) has been equally successful so far. Just this weekend, it reached new heights by ascending ...

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Disney’s Annual Passes Are Out

The highly-anticipated annual passes are back as of September 8th, with four new offerings! These include the Incredi-pass for $1299, the Sorcerer pass for $899, the Pirate pass for $699, and the Pixie Dust Pass for $399. The water park and sports passes, as well as the PhotoPass options, can be added for $99 each plus tax; this applies to ...

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It’s an Icy Duet for the World Princess Week Finale

For World Princess Week‘s magical ending, Disney has chosen to honor not one but two princesses–well, a princess and a queen! The sisters from Frozen and Frozen 2, Anna and Elsa, are today’s honorees. These heroines are some of Disney’s most well-known, due to the meteoric success of their movies, and due to their endearing personalities. Anna (played by Kristen ...

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