Disney in Pictures

T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – New Mug Who Dis?

Scored this beauty last weekend when we went out of town – to a place that still has a Disney Store in it’s mall, so of COURSE we had to stop there (us true Disney fans never miss an opportunity for even the tiniest piece of Disney Magic!)

Since I am ever so slightly obsessed with Disney Mugs, I knew I would have to bring one home with me – I couldn’t say no to this one, I just love it!

 

…Of course, I couldn’t let me son walk out of there empty-handed either, and since Toy Story 4 is all the rage right now, it’s no surprise to me that he picked these adorably tiny Bunny and Ducky plushes to bring home (and they have been giving our dog the “ole plush rush” ever since lol)

TGIF!

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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – Getting Ready For Kindergarten

It may only be July, but school prep is in FULLLL swing around here – and you can’t blame us for getting it done early – the stores have had supplies out for a couple of weeks now, and with some deals too good to pass up, I figured might as well get started, right?

Grabbed the usual glue sticks/tissues/crayons and such – and took pause at the backpacks – knowing he would want a new one, I asked what character he might like. Without hesitation, he said “Toy Story 4” – and I know he’s super into it right now, so it didn’t surprise me, but just in case, I ran down the list of other characters he might like (Lego Movie, Superheros, Spiderman, etc) – and he was adamantly against them and 100% for Toy Story 4 (specifically – Forky).

Well, who am I to argue with him? He’s obviously a Disney kid at heart just like his mama

And before I know it, school will be starting and he will be that much older, bigger, and smarter. Excuse me while I go cry tears of mixed joy and sadness haha

What about YOU – have you started school shopping for your little ones yet? Any cute DISNEY finds for you?

TGIF!

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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – Oddball Favorites (Toddler Edition)

When preparing to take my 3 year old son to Walt Disney World for the first time, I had an idea of what he might like/dislike as far as rides, dining, and characters – and many of my instincts were spot on. But – there were some things I couldn’t have predicted that he would just love:

 

He was obsessed with the Huey/Dewey/Louie and Donald statues outside of our hotel room at the All Star Sports Resort – he insisted on visiting them every time we came or went

 

He really enjoyed watching the Star Wars show at Hollywood Studios – longest he has sat still in forever ha!

 

I was not prepared to ride Dumbo 4 times in a row – but it was a trip favorite for sure – he loved that he could “control” the up and down motion of the vehicle – and there was no line so it was easy to ride over and over!

 

Roasting marshmallows at the nightly hotel bonfire – I mean – ok, most kids love s’mores, but most aren’t patient enough to roast the marshmallows themselves, but he loved it, and of course enjoyed the end result, too!

A few things he did NOT love: “Real” characters – he was dying to meet Ariel, but when he went into the grotto and saw she was a real person (not a covered face like the rest) – he wanted NOTHING to do with her! Slinky Dog Dash, Mission – Space and Dinosaur were all rides he was definitely not on board with – although he said afterwards he liked it, but I could tell he was scared at the time!

It just goes to show – you gotta try everything, and you might just be surprised at what you like (that you maybe didn’t think you would!) Now only if I could use the same theory with my son on vegetables, hmm…

TGIF!

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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – Disney’s Live Action Dumbo Takes Flight!

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Dumbo is one of those Disney movies I could never watch – it just was too much for me, emotionally. The mocking of Dumbo, the treatment of his mother, Dumbo and his mother and the song – I can’t – there just aren’t enough tissues in the world for it

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So when I heard they were re-making it into a live-action film – let’s just say, my feelings were “mixed” at best…

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But, after reading up on it – the cast seems really strong, and from what I have read and seen in trailers and such – it might just turn out to be an amazing remake! I will give it a chance…but I will still be bringing my tissues for SURE. The movie hits theaters next month – Will YOU be heading to see it?

Check out the “Sneak Peak” and Official Trailer Here

 

TGIF!

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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – Meeting The Main Man Himself – MICKEY MOUSE!

It’s hard to believe that our Disney World trip is over – we came back last Saturday, and I personally am missing it SO MUCH – and so is my son! He has asked me almost daily if we can go back – “Mommy – after school, we can go to Disney World?” and today’s was “Mommy, we just have to get tickets, then we can go to Disney World” – well pal, I wish it was that simple – if it was, we would be there RIGHT NOW – but unfortunately, it’s a bit trickier than that…hopefully someday soon we can go back, but for now, all we can do is remember how amazing our week in WDW was – and if I had to narrow it down what was the best part, I would have a LOT of trouble, but for sure one thing that stands out in my mind is my son’s first encounters with Mickey – he was lucky enough to meet him THREE times on our trip, and he loved every one:

First time was at the Epcot Character Spot – where he was so thrilled he couldn’t stop smiling!

Then we had dinner at Chef Mickey’s – which was just as fun as I remember it being!

Final trip encounter with Mickey was at breakfast at Tusker House at Animal Kingdom – which I personally love, as I think their safari outfits are so cute!

I can’t wait to start planning our next WDW trip – and I know my son can’t wait, either!

TGIF!

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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – “Incredibly” Ready For WDW!

I told myself I wasn’t going to do it. I vowed to myself that I would NOT force my family to wear matching shirts at Walt Disney World. You know the ones – with people’s names and pictures of their favorite characters etc on them – and – well – I sorta failed and broke that promise…

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I saw a family wearing something similar to these online, and I just had to see if my mother in law was willing to make us some “Incredibles” themed shirts. Luckily, she was – and we will be wearing them proudly at Walt Disney World when we arrive in TWO DAYS! They say “Incredible Mom/Dad/Kid” on them, and I think they are pretty cute, and I while I may have broken my vow – I think it was worth it. PLUS – they will match mine and my son’s Superhero Leggings – so that’s a win!

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….I also might have promised I wouldn’t buy any new Disney shirts before the trip as have plenty already….but I just could not resist this one from Target – it was on clearance and had an extra Cartwheel discount on top of that – so I basically HAD to get it, right?

Needless to say, our bags are (over)packed for our trip, and we are READY TO GO – I will probably not even sleep on Saturday night I will be too excited about leaving to head to Disney on Sunday! Wish us luck!

TGIF

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