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Richard Bates, Disney’s Longtime Head of Government Relations, Dies at 70

Sad news to share as Richard Bates, the longtime head of government relations for Disney, died on December 31 at the age of 70. Bob Chapek (Chief Executive Officer of Disney) and Bob Iger (Disney’s Executive Chairmain) have released a joint statement as shared below.   Credit: As shared by Variety: “Richard Bates, the longtime head of government relations ...

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Say “I Love You” with Delicious Mickey Meringue Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

These sweet and pretty Mickey treats are a prefect way to say “I Love You” this Valentine’s Day. Check out the delicious recipe as shared by Disney Family below. Happy baking, Disney fans! Ingredients -10 Tablespoons ultra-fine granulated sugar -3 Egg whites (room temperature) -1 Teaspoon vanilla extract -1 Pinch of salt -1 Teaspoon cream of tarter -Red or pink ...

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Rejoice! Disney Insider is Returning to Disney+

Disney debuted a brand new series last year called “Disney Insider”. In a year when many couldn’t travel to the most magical place, this show took fans behind the curtain of The Walt Disney World Company. We are so excited that it will be returning this month allowing us more insider information from our favorite company. The series peels back ...

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Disney Confirms Cirque du Soleil’s “Drawn to Life” Still Coming But Tickets Are No Longer For Sale

Drawn to Life

The beautiful Cirque du Soleil’s building at Disney Springs has sat empty for way too long! Disney confirmed today (January 1) the highly anticipated new show called “Drawn to Life” is still on track to debut in 2021. We did notice however that tickets are no longer available for purchase.    So, here’s the history… the “La Nouba” show closed ...

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Stay Warm With New Beanies on shopDisney

Looking to stay warm and fashionable this winter? Check-out these adorable beanies now on shopDisney. Snag some for the kids or yourself and show of your Disney side. Credit: shopDisney Stitch Knit Beanie for Adults – Lilo & Stitch When the weather is biting cold then Stitch, with his mouthful of sharp teeth, will keep you toasty. Experiment 626’s face ...

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Gideon’s at Disney Springs Offers Limited Release Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip for January

Happy New Year, Disney fans! If you’re looking for a mouthwatering treat to get your January going, you’ll want to check out the newest trending spot at Disney Springs… Gideon’s Bakehouse! They’ve just announced they will be offering a limited release Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie for January. Check out the yummy details below.    As shared via Gideon’s Bakehouse ...

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Animals at Walt Disney World Say Goodbye to 2020!

With 2020 almost behind us, Disney decided to share a super cute video of the animals at Walt Disney World saying goodbye to 2020, and hello 2021! Check out the video and details as shared below by the animal care team and DisneyParksBlog.   So, without further ado, here’s a look at how we’re closing out the year and gearing ...

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