Author Archives: Jill Bivins

Disney Wastes No Time Making Bob Iger “Official”

By now, you’ve heard the news. Bob Chapek has been ousted as CEO of the Walt Disney Company and is being replaced by former CEO Bob Iger. While many were left wondering if it was true, Disney wasted no time in shouting it from the proverbial rooftops. You know the old saying “Bad news travels fast”? In this case, good ...

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Disney’s Magical Christmas Day Parade Special Performances

Christmas day parade

If your family is like mine, Parades are an important part of your holiday experience. Macy’s is the Thanksgiving Day classic but Christmas Day…that belongs to Disney. The Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade as we know it today has been a part of many holiday traditions since it began in 1983 and we are so excited that the tradition ...

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One of EPCOT’s NEWEST Restaurants Becomes One of Its LAST to Reopen


Japan is known worldwide for its incredible cuisine. From Sushi to hibachi and from ancient traditional cooking methods, to modern fusion iterations, Japan lacks nothing in the way of flavor or creativity. At EPCOT’s World Showcase this rich and diverse array of flavors is on full display! The pavilion is home to not one but three incredible table service restaurants, ...

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Moana Boat Ride Coming to Disney World? NEW Patent Suggests So

Moana boat ride

At D23, some announcements were made that didn’t feel much like announcements at all. “Blue were made about what is “possible” and “being considered” and that didn’t sit well with fans. Things like Villains Kingdom and plans for what exactly to do with the now defunct Dinoland USA were “floated” without being promised. My guess is because they made so ...

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The Heartwarming Story Behind the Man Who Cosplays at Walt Disney Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

Bill Burns Walt Disney cosplay

Bill Burns recently went to Disneyland dressed at Walt Disney for Dapper Day.Disneyland dressed at Walt Disney for Dapper Day. His outfit was simple, comparatively speaking, but his photos went viral thanks to his uncanny resemblance to Walt. Burns’ photos were a touching reminder of just how much Walt Disney means to Disney fans. I’d venture to say, I wasn’t ...

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Main Street Electrical Parade and Starcruiser to Receive Top Industry Awards!

Disney awards

This week, at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced that Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products will be presented with three prestigious Thea Awards in 2023. What’s a Thea award? Good question. Think of it like an Oscar for theme parks. Each year the Themed Entertainment Association presents Thea Awards to ...

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Disney’s Annual Holiday Special Has a Star Studded Line-Up

Disney Christmas special

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree because, in just nine days, Disney is bringing Holiday cheer right to your living room. The best part? You don’t even need to be a Disney+Disney+ subscriber to watch)! Disney is kicking off the holiday season with The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration is coming to ABC on November 27, ...

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Holiday Kitchen Menus Are Here!

Epcot holiday kitchens

EPCOT’s International Festival of the Holidays is back and better than ever! While this festival features more than just food (so much more), EPCOT festivals are famous for their food booths and the Holiday Kitchens are certainly standouts! The kitchens themselves were announced last month but specific menus had not been. Today we’ve got an indepth look at the eats ...

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