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GalaxyCon Richmond 2019

GalaxyCon Richmond 2019 1 This past weekend I had the exciting job of covering GalaxyCon Richmond for TMSM! This is an all weekend event that takes place at the Richmond Convention Center and 2019 was the first year it took place. What exactly is GalaxyCon? It’s a comicon with so much more! During GalaxyCon, you will see the normal comicon events, but they provide live entertainment like dances, costume contests, and wrestling events. The Continue Reading

Crafting for a cruise

Crafting for a cruise 10 You’ve booked your cruise. Paid it off. Checked in online. Booked your excursions. What else is left to do? Make decorations for your door, of course! Decorating your stateroom door on a Disney cruise is not only fun, it lets you distinguish your door from the rest of the doors on your deck.  So pull out your craft supplies and get ready to show your Disney side! Before getting started it’s important to know t Continue Reading

My Favorite Disney Memory – What is yours?

My Favorite Disney Memory - What is yours? 13 Who remembers the morning show that used to take place every morning to open Magic Kingdom? It was my absolute favorite! The Mayor of Main Street, USA would come out and welcome everyone, the dancers/singers would perform, the train would roll in with the characters, and that one family would walk out to join in the countdown. How lucky were those people that got picked? Speaking from experience, super lucky! I had Continue Reading

Mickey Pie Pops

Mickey Pie Pops 15 Happy Pi Day! What better way to celebrate than with Mickey Pie Pops? These are super easy to make and are delicious. Although the recipe calls for cherry filling, you can use your favorite or better yet, use what is in season! This recipe is courtesy of Disney Family. Ingredients 1 tablespoon flour 1 box refrigerated pie crust 2.5″ circle cookie cutter 1″ circle cookie cutter 20 lollipop sticks 1 can (21 oun Continue Reading

Listen: John Williams Creating New Score for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Listen: John Williams Creating New Score for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge 17 We’ve heard little bits and pieces of the song before, but today, Disney released a four minute, 55 second song by John Williams titled, “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite” and as we expected, it’s nothing short of  amazing! This song was created specifically for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge along with other new and original scores for the land by Williams. John Williams is a Continue Reading

Walk Around the World Bricks Now Available Online

Walk Around the World Bricks Now Available Online 18 Last month, we told you about the upcoming changes to the guest entrance areas of Magic Kingdom and the Transportation and Ticket Center, which included removal of the Walk Around the World commemorative bricks. At that time, the bricks were only available at a kiosk at the Marketplace Co-Op, so if you didn’t have an trip to Walt Disney World planned, you were out of luck! Now you are in luck, because the bri Continue Reading

Pirate Adventure Cruises

Pirate Adventure Cruises 23 Ahoy Mateys! If you are looking for an adventure on the high seas for your young buccaneers, we have just the activity that will put them right in the middle of the action. Available at Walt Disney World, the Pirate Adventure Cruises are a swashbuckling good time that will bring out the sea dog in the best of them! The Pirate Adventure Cruises sets sail daily and takes kids ages 4-12 on a pirate adventure in search Continue Reading

Sneak Peek Inside the Gondolas at Walt Disney World

Sneak Peek Inside the Gondolas at Walt Disney World 26 Called the “most magical flight on Earth” by Dean Huspen, a principal architect with Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney gave a construction update and a sneak peek inside the gondolas yesterday. Opening later this fall, the Disney Skyliner, a system of 300 gondolas, will become the ‘monorails of the air’ according to the Orlando Sentinel. While in testing, the gondolas are wrapped in plastic f Continue Reading

Gone But Not Forgotten: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

Gone But Not Forgotten: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride 28 All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney As one of the Magic Kingdom’s opening day attractions, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride was modeled after the Disneyland version with one difference; two separate boarding areas which allowed the vehicles to travel on separate tracks. This created a slightly different ride and scenes to pas through depending on the boarding location. If bo Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Summer Packages Announced

Walt Disney World Summer Packages Announced 29 This morning, Disney released some great deals that are guaranteed to make your summer more magical! Some of the deals even include FREE dining and great offers for Passholders! Check them out! Get a free quote here – SAVOR SUMMER WITH FREE MEALS This summer, enjoy a little extra flavor during a fun-filled stay that’s sure to delight little ones and grown-ups alike. You can recei Continue Reading

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates Announced! Tickets on sale!

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Dates Announced! Tickets on sale! 31 It’s never too early to think about Christmas! Especially Christmas at Disney! Today, the much anticipated dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party were announced and tickets are now available! Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party takes place from 7:00 PM to midnight on the following dates in 2019: November: 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22 and 24 December: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19 Continue Reading
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