Author Archives: Susie Bryan

Disney’s 3 Versions of A Christmas Carol

Photo Courtesy of IMDB Since publication in 1843, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has been adapted for film and television countless times incountless different ways. From musical interpretations to animation and modern-day versions, watching their favorites of this beloved Christmas tale is a must for millions around the world each year. Disney is no stranger to Dickens’ classic story, having made three ver Continue Reading

Opinion: My Top 5 Lightsaber Battles

In 1977, Star Wars introduced the world to a whole new galaxy of technological possibilities. Among this technology is the iconic lightsaber, an elegant weapon for a more civilized age, according to Obi-Wan Kenobi. Each movie in the core saga of the Star Wars franchise has a lightsaber duel of some sort. Honestly, these battles are some of my favorite moments in each film. Below, I rank my personal top 5 favorite l Continue Reading

Christmas “Site” Seeing at Fort Wilderness

Every year, Disney finds new ways to bring the Christmas spirit to guests. From adding new experiences to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party to magical decor at each park and resort, there’s no better time to visit Walt Disney World or Disneyland than Christmas. It’s fun to see how each resort decorates and celebrates the holiday in a different way. Everybody knows about the beautiful gingerbread houses at t Continue Reading

What’s The Mysterious Island in Bay Lake?

Walt Disney World is made up of about 25,000 acres. While not every acre is currently being utilized (a good portion is reserved for conservation and wetlands), it’s safe to say that Disney World is big. Very big. Over the 47 years the resort has been open, attractions have come and gone, buildings built and buildings removed. With such an expansive area under the Disney name, there are many abandoned areas that Continue Reading

Coming Soon: Fall Dapper Day 2018

It’s that time of year again! Dapper Day at Walt Disney World and Disneyland are coming up quickly, so mark your calendars and fluff out your crinoline. On November 4th at Disneyland and November 17-18 at WDW, you can step out in style along with thousands of other link-minded vintage lovers for fall Dapper Day. If you’re not familiar with the idea of Dapper Day, it’s a day or weekend at the Disney Parks wher Continue Reading

How to Prepare for Star Wars: Resistance

How to Prepare for Star Wars: Resistance | The Main Street Mouse Star Wars fans of all ages are anxiously awaiting the newest animated series from director Dave Filoni, Star Wars: Resistance. Airing October 7th on Disney Channel, this show will take place about 6 months before the events of The Force Awakens as the Resistance starts to grow to combat the ever-increasing threats from the First Order. While we don’t know much about the show, you can start preparing for the prem Continue Reading

A Conversation on Main Street: With Ashley Eckstein @HerUniverse

Actress and entrepreneur Ashley Eckstein has become a household name among fans of all ages and interests. From voicing the now iconic character Ahsoka Tano to founding the fangirl-centric merchandise brand Her Universe, Ashley is living proof of Walt Disney’s famous quote, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” She’s been featured across national outlets such as Forbes, ABC News, The New York Times, The Los Continue Reading

It’s Your Universe Book Review

Star Wars fans, isn’t Ahsoka Tano just the coolest character ever? I mean, she survived the Clone Wars, Order 66, AND the Galactic Civil War! And ladies, don’t you just love those adorable dresses that are Haunted Mansion, Mary Poppins, Mad Tea Party, and princess themed? How about being able to go to the Disney Store and getting some awesome matching Avengers athletic gear for your whole family? Isn’t that g Continue Reading

No Scones About It – Review Of The Tea Garden Tour At Epcot

Although the annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot is almost over, there is still time to experience the gem that is the English Tea Garden Tour. Whether you are a fan of iced tea, green tea, black tea, or of trying new things, you will absolutely love this tour presented by Twinings of London (and it’s a great price, only $18 per person). The tour begins with a history of the tea company, Twinings. If you Continue Reading

Springing Into Dapper Day 2018

It’s time to break out your white gloves, bow ties, and red lipstick; Dapper Day is back at Walt Disney World! On April 28 and 29, experience the Parks in style when you participate in Dapper Day. This year during the WDW Spring event, Saturday’s vintage inspired outing takes place at Magic Kingdom while Sunday is all about stylish strutting through the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot. What is Dapper Day? Continue Reading

New Star Wars Shows Coming – When Is It Too Much

They say you can’t have too much of a good thing. I’m not sure who “they” are because there are negative consequences to too much ice cream or pizza, both of which are good things. However, what about something like Star Wars? How much Star Wars is too much Star Wars? Since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, they haven’t been shy about creating new films and shows. In addition to the recent expansion of Continue Reading