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“Pickle and Peanut,” Coming to Disney XD September 7, 2015

   AN ANIMATED BUDDY-COMEDY SERIES STARRING JON HEDER AND JOHNNY PEMBERTON, PREMIERES MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 ON DISNEY XD – Premiere Episode Available on Tuesday, September 1 on...
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Rapid Growth and Sellout Events Underscore runDisney’s Standing Among America’s Most Popular Race Series

  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Since its rebrand in 2010, runDisney has become one of the premier race organizers in the country. From...
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Autumn 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort is Filled with Festival Treats, Ghoulish Greets, and Festive Fall Festivities

  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Autumn is a spectacular (and innocently spooky) time at Walt Disney World Resort, marked by festivals, special events and...
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Disney Channel Hosts First Ever Online Casting Call

  ONLINE CASTING CALL TO BE HELD BY DISNEY CHANNEL AND DISNEY XD SERIES AND MOVIE CASTING DIRECTORS
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Disney Driven Week In Review 7-26-15

  It’s the Disney Driven Week In Review! We understand that life keeps you busy, so here is a list of what you may...
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Disney Parks Wedding Favor: Roaring Forks – Magic Cookie Bar

When planning a wedding, the true Disney geek will want to include the fandom in their big day. Don’t want to wear Mickey ears or a...
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New Trailer for DISNEY•PIXAR’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR

  The new trailer and image for DISNEY•PIXAR’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR is now available. “The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed...
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Disney’s “Doc McStuffins: Pet Vet” Programming Event to Highlight Lessons About Care and Responsibility for Pets

  LESSONS ABOUT CARE AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR PETS ARE HIGHLIGHTED IN “DOC MCSTUFFINS: PET VET” PROGRAMMING EVENT, BEGINNING FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 ON DISNEY CHANNEL – Presented...
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Disney/Pixar’s CARS Pop! Vinyls

  If it’s something Disney/Pixar Cars related, chances are pretty good it’s going to be added to my collection. Since my Cars Collecting started...
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A Mouse for Special Occasions – Throwback Thursday

  This week, we Throwback Thursday (#TBT) to my first bowl! This was part of a set which also included a plate and a cup...
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New Merchandise Inspired by Marvel’s Ant-Man

  Marvel Unveils Heroic Assortment of Products Inspired by Small but Mighty “Marvel’s Ant-Man” Glendale, Calif.  –Disney Consumer Products (DCP) and Marvel bring Super...
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The Bachelorette Recap: Season 11 Episode 11

This week starts with an introduction for Bachelor in Paradise. And great news – 2 episodes a week! This train just never stops. I...
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ABC Family Stars to Meet Fans at D23 EXPO 2015

  – Fans Invited to Meet the Stars of ABC Family’s Hit Series from “Young & Hungry,” “The Fosters,” “Switched at Birth,” “Stitchers,” and...
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Open Letter to #DisneyStore’s President

  Dear Paul Gainer, Allow me to address you in this open forum, The Disney Driven Life. I hope you are an avid reader....
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Surprise Your Little One with a Walt Disney World Vacation This Fall

  Kid-Size Package for Preschool Families available for select 2015 dates LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Disney makes little dreams come true in big...
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Marvel’s ANT-MAN: The LEGO Version

  See Marvel’s Ant-Man…in Lego bricks!  Lego celebrates this miniature hero with supersize strength! The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a...
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Story Time Favorites with NDK – 7-20-15

  **Disclaimer – I received these books for review purposes from the Disney Book Group. All opinions are my own. Story time is always...
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Dumbo – Family Adventure Movie Night

  Disney Movie Nights – they are just traditional. They usually involve pj’s, favorite snacks, blankets & stuffed friends. But, in changing times, there...
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Calling All 2-8 Year Olds: Disney Junior and XPrize Launch”Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Missions”

  DISNEY JUNIOR AND XPRIZE LAUNCH “MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND: SPACE MISSIONS,” A NATIONWIDE “STEAM” LEARNING-FOCUSED CHALLENGE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN Space and Science Luminaries Bill Nye...
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Marvel’s ANT-MAN: Little Bitty Super Hero, Big Laughs & Adventure

  ANT-MAN has been referred to as the “silliest super hero” in the Marvel line. He was pretty much unheard of, and most people...
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Review: The Story of Disneyland Catalog

  On Saturday 28 February and Sunday 1st March, Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks (California) conducted an auction selling almost 1,000 artworks and...
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A Disney Inspired Name Game for Any Parents-to-Be

  One of the most exciting things to do as parents-to-be is playing the name game. Do you go with a classic or unique...
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20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Announces Future World Marketplace Expansion

  Milestone Celebration Sept. 25-Nov. 16 to Offer New Tastings and Premium Events; Event Bookings Will Begin July 30 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – Walt...
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Photo Bucket List

  This post covers my Disney’s Animal Kingdom Photo Bucket List, which goes along with my posts about Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, and Hollywood Studios lists. Like...
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D23 EXPO Brings Disney Channel Stars

  DISNEY CHANNEL, DISNEY XD, AND DISNEY JUNIOR STARS IN-PERSON AT DISNEY’S D23 EXPO Star-Studded Center Stage Musical Performances by Sabrina Carpenter, Olivia Holt, Bea...
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July is National Ice Cream Month – How to Celebrate at WDW

  Frosty Treats to Beat the Summer Heat at Walt Disney World Resort Celebrate National Ice Cream Month throughout July at the Walt Disney...
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The Family That Saves Together Plays Together – At Disney!

  People often ask me for tips on how to save for Disney. At our house, we’ve made it a priority by making it...
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Star Wars REBELS: Complete Season One Release on Blu-Ray/DVD

  A Spark of Rebellion Ignites the Galaxy in Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season One!       On Blu-ray™ and DVD September 1, 2015 BURBANK,...
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Disney Cruise Line’s Theatrical Shows

  When it comes to entertainment, Disney takes the prize! They’ve captured and maintained the interest of millions of people world-wide at all of...
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Disney and Weddings and Newbies… OH MY !

  I have to confess I have two major obsessions; Disney and Weddings. If I’m not touring the theme parks, I can be found...
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Disney Consumer Products Showcase at Disney’s D23 EXPO

  ‘TRADITION MEETS INNOVATION’ AT DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS SHOWCASE AT DISNEY’S D23 EXPO 2015 Glendale, Calif.  — Disney Consumer Products will unveil unique product experiences...
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PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS Presents Its First Ever D23 EXPO Booth

  PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS TO HIT D23 EXPO 2015 AUG. 14–16                           PIXAR TO SHARE NEW FOOTAGE FROM UPCOMING FILMS, EXCITING SECRETS AND LARGER-THAN-LIFE BUZZ...
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A Look at the New Allergy Menus at Walt Disney World

    A couple of weeks ago while visiting Walt Disney World, I was able to check out the new menus geared to those...
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WATCH Disney Junior Offers Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Library for Limited Time

  “MEESKA MOOSKA MICKEY MOUSE!”  Disney Junior Offers Entire Library of Hit Series “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” to Verified Users on WATCH Disney Junior and...
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New Disney Channel Series, BUNK’D, to Premiere in July

  THE ROSS KIDS LEAVE THE BIG APPLE FOR THE GREAT OUTDOORS IN DISNEY CHANNEL’S NEW COMEDY SERIES “BUNK’D,” PREMIERING FRIDAY, JULY 31 Emma, Ravi, and...
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Upcoming Projects and Legacy Celebrated at D23 Expo 2015

  WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS CELEBRATES ITS UPCOMING PROJECTS AND ITS LEGACY THROUGH SHOWSTOPPING PRESENTATIONS, ENGAGING PANELS AND IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES AT D23 EXPO 2015...
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“Soaring Over Summer” Event Coming to Disney Junior

  NEW EPISODES OF FAVORITE DISNEY JUNIOR SERIES TO PREMIERE EVERY WEEKDAY FOR SEVEN-CONSECUTIVE WEEKS BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 29 DURING MULTI-PLATFORM “SOARING OVER SUMMER” EVENT Season Three...
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“Summer of Creativity” Initiative Led By Disney|ABC Television Group

  DISNEY | ABC TELEVISION GROUP LAUNCHES DIVISION-WIDE “SUMMER OF CREATIVITY” INITIATIVE TO HELP INSPIRE YOUTHS TO CHANGE THE WORLD – Grants to be Awarded to...
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Disney On Ice – 100 Years of Magic – ORLANDO Presale Starts Now!

  TICKETS FOR DISNEY ON ICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF MAGIC PRESENTED BY STONYFIELD YOKIDS ORGANIC YOGURT ON SALE  JUNE 16, IN ORLANDO ORLANDO, Fla.  —...
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D23 EXPO Presents Frozen Fandemonium: A Musical Celebration

  D23 EXPO PROUDLY PRESENTS FROZEN FANDEMONIUM: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION! In a Special Event Only at D23 EXPO 2015, Frozen Fans Join Academy Award®-Winning Songwriting Team...
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Disney’s “Descendants” is Coming to Disney Channel

  A MODERN-DAY COMING-OF-AGE ADVENTURE ABOUT THE TEENAGE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF DISNEY’S MOST INFAMOUS VILLAINS UNFOLDS IN DISNEY’S “DESCENDANTS,” PREMIERING FRIDAY, JULY 31 ON...
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WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS SHORTS COLLECTION to be Released August 2015!

  Together For the First Time! 12 Animated Short Films WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS SHORTS COLLECTION Available Early on Digital HD/Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA)...
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Is “Ratatouille, The Musical” A Possibility?

  If you ask composers/musicians Dan and Laura Curtis, who just happen to be husband and wife who are proud to welcome their first...
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Disney Vacation Envy: When your friends are going to Disney, but you’re not.

  Summer has arrived. Where I live, the calendar still says spring, but thunderstorms and humid weather has signaled the arrival of the warm,...
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Hollywood Studios Photo Bucket List

  If you read my posts outlining my Magic Kingdom and EPCOT Photo Bucket Lists, you know I’m working on getting my Disney photography...
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THE GOOD DINOSAUR – New Poster & Trailer

  The new teaser trailer and poster for DISNEY•PIXAR’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR is here! THE GOOD DINOSAUR opens in theatres November 25, 2015!
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On-Ride Videos with Magic Bands

With a group of friends, my family and I went on a two week trip to Walt Disney World in April-May. For the first time,...
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Disney Everywhere!

  Are you planning a trip to Disney and looking for items to purchase before you leave? Or maybe you’ve recently returned from a...
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Disney Cruise Line’s Latest and Greatest

  Disney Dream Youth Clubs- the Disney Dream will offer guests new experiences after the vessel is upgraded this fall. The youth clubs will...
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20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Celebrates Two Delicious Decades Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015

  Milestone Celebration Queues Up New Tastings and Events LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – A global culinary journey celebrating 20 delicious years of the...
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The Last Expedition Everest Challenge

  This 5k race that takes place at Animal Kingdom (WDW, Florida) began in 2008, but Disney announced that the 2015 edition was the...
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Passholders: runDisney Early Registration Dates You Need to Add to Your Calendar

  When you runDisney, you’re part of the magic on spectacular runs through Disney theme parks—some of the most amazing courses on earth! You’ll...
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My EPCOT Photo Bucket List

  If you read my post outlining my Magic Kingdom Photo Bucket List, you know I’m trying to be a little more organized in...
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Why I Do NOT runDisney (or, How Am I Signed Up For TWO 5ks?) – The Neurotic Tales

  I am not a runner. Way back in the day, like before-children-back-in-the-day, I used to run, and I enjoyed it. Then I had...
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D23 Brings Disney Magic to Fans Across the Country in 2015

  The Official Disney Fan Club Will Hold Events for Members in San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and other...
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2015-2016 runDisney race registration and event dates

  Hi friends! Are you looking to run a runDisney race this year or next? Here’s all the dates you need to know for...
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The Disney Driven Life Needs Your Help!

  Calling all Etsy shop owners, small businesses, and anyone who wants to help! The Disney Driven Life needs your help! Every month, the...
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What Makes You an NDP – Sharing Saturdays

Have you seen this video? I could not have stumbled upon this video at a more appropriate time! As I was writing this post...