Friday, October 24, 2014

"Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast" Announced by Disney

INTRODUCING “TINKER BELL AND THE LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST”:
GINNIFER GOODWIN AS THE VOICE OF ‘FAWN’
AND THE ALL-NEW CHARACTER ‘GRUFF.’ 



Return to Pixie Hollow with the heartwarming adventure “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast.” The new story explores an ancient myth of a fabled creature whose distant roar sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell’s good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this animal—massive and strange with glowing green eyes—is not really welcome in Pixie Hollow, and the scout fairies are determined to capture the mysterious beast before it destroys their home. Fawn, who sees a tender heart beneath his gruff exterior, must convince Tink and the girls to risk everything to rescue the NeverBeast before time runs out.


DisneyToon Studios is pleased to announce that Ginnifer Goodwin ("Once Upon a Time") will voice the character Fawn in the new Disney Fairies adventure, “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast”.   

“Fawn is a character who loves all animals unconditionally,” said director Steve Loter. "She will help any animal that needs her, but sometimes Fawn thinks too impulsively, when she should be thinking with her head, as well as her heart.”

Loter says there’s a lot of Goodwin in the character. “Fawn was inspired by my daughter and her unconditional love of animals,” he said. “But Ginnifer had a very strong hand in crafting the character. Her sense of fun and her wondrous view of the world gave Fawn direction. You can hear the smile in Ginnifer’s voice—this is a character that loves life and lives it to its fullest.”


The film, releasing in-home March 3, 2015, also features the voices of Mae Whitman (Tinker Bell), Megan Hilty (Rosetta), Lucy Liu (Silvermist), Raven Symone (Iridessa), Anjelica Huston (Queen Clarion) and is directed by Steve Loter (“Kim Possible”) and produced by Makul Wigert (“Secret of the Wings”).



Are you looking forward to the newest Tinker Bell movie? 
Who is your favorite of the Disney Fairies and why?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Visit Disney.Com/Halloween for Halloween Games, Videos and Crafts

Visit Disney.com/Halloween offers online and offline fun for the whole family.

Your kids will love this new interactive way to experience more Disney Halloween fun! Disney.com just launched a new Halloween portal, Disney.com/Halloween, giving fans one destination to discover all of Disney¹s haunting Halloween content, including games, videos, crafts, galleries and more!


Disney invites fans to roam the halls of Disney.com's Haunted House at Disney.com/Halloween to discover spook-tacular games, videos, crafts, and galleries of the most dastardly villains. Every dark corner and hauntingly sweet floor of the page offers online and offline fun for the whole family, including:

  • Disney themed not-so-scary stories told by Disney Blogs
  • Trick and treat ideas inspired by Disney Family
  • A costume destination brought to you by Disney Store

Bring your family's Halloween to life by visiting Disney.com terror-ific haunted house at Disney.com/Halloween this October. Creepy new content will be added throughout the month, so check back regularly for new fun and frights!


Monday, October 20, 2014

Walt Disney Animation Announces #Moana in Theaters Late 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios just officially announced another CG-animated movie in the works. It's the studios 56th animated feature and we couldn't be more excited! Introducing Moana, the newest character that everyone is sure to fall for. Moana is the latest headstrong girl, in a long line of smart, independent, determined young women that headline so many Disney animated films. She sounds like just the type of girl we want to hang out with. Coming to theaters late 2016, and if we know Disney this film will be well worth the wait.


WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS SETS SAIL WITH “MOANA”
Ron Clements and John Musker (“Aladdin,” “The Princess and the Frog”) Helm the Epic Comedy-Adventure

Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans today for “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. In theaters in late 2016, the film is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker ("The Little Mermaid," "The Princess and the Frog," "Aladdin”).

“John and I have partnered on so many films—from ‘The Little Mermaid’ to ‘Aladdin’ to ‘The Princess and the Frog,’” said Clements. “Creating ‘Moana’ is one of the great thrills of our career. It’s a big adventure set in this beautiful world of Oceania."

In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.

“Moana is indomitable, passionate and a dreamer with a unique connection to the ocean itself,” Musker said. “She's the kind of character we all root for, and we can't wait to introduce her to audiences.”



Friday, October 17, 2014

360 Degrees of Disneyland Photography during #HalloweenTime

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is gorgeous! The rich fall colors, the amazing orange pumpkins and your favorite characters all dressed up in costumes! It's a unique photo opportunity during the for families and photographers alike. Each degree at Disneyland is magical, but when you can get the full 360 degrees in one shot it makes for breathtaking photographs.

We recently announced that we became Kodak PixPro Evangelists. Yay! There's no place we'd rather shoot with an incredible new camera then at the Disney Parks. We were seriously giddy to get all snap happy during this special time of the year at Disneyland Park. We are so excited to share with you a few of our favorites, as you can see the Kodak PixPro SP360 captures Disneyland at Halloween Time in a whole new way. (P.S. We took video too ~ stay tuned for some amazing footage!)




















Tell us, which is your favorite shot?

*We know your next question is, how can you get your hands on one of these babies, right? The Kodak PixPro 360 is not out yet, but will be debuting in stores later this month, in plenty of time for a an amazing holiday gift.*


Full Disclosure: We are Kodak PixPro Evangelists, we were given a Kodak PixPro SP360 camera before they're available to the public, and we are excited to share our photos and videos with our community. All of the opinions shared on this blog are 100% magical and 100% those of the Disney Sisters only.

All photos taken with the Kodak PixPro SP360 camera, please do not use without permission.

  

Friday, October 10, 2014

Elsa Wedding Dress Unveiled at Alfred Angelo Bridal Fashion Show

Elsa Wedding Dress Unveiled!


In a celebration fit for Queen Elsa herself, The 2015 Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Collection was unveiled on the runway at the Alfred Angelo NYC Bridal Fashion Show this week. While talented Youtube star, Lexi Walker serenaded the crowd with 'Let It Go' in true Disney fashion, magically snow started to fall on the runway. Then the gown that everyone had been waiting for, the Bridal Gown inspired by Elsa from Disney's Frozen was revealed. "The ice blue softly flared sheath gown has been dramatically beaded to glisten like sunlight on fresh fallen snow and features a sweetheart neckline and dramatic Watteau train" details described by Disney Weddings. Brides-To-Be won't have to wait long to get your hands on this dress as it will be available starting January 2015 at Alfred Angelo stores nationwide and specialty retailers worldwide.

The Elsa Wedding Dress


Feel like Queen Elsa at her royal coronation when you choose the Elsa Bridal Gown arriving January 2015. Disney Weddings describes this dress as, "featuring subtle layering of satin, tulle, glitter net and organza the gown has a soft and airy feel that captures both Elsa's outer and inner beauty. A true modern day bride, Elsa is bold and daring while remaining regal and elegant." If you've finally found that special someone worth melting for, and are going to be tying the knot you can get what we're calling 'Frozen Transformation for Grown-Up Girls' with this gorgeous wedding dress from Alfred Angelo. Olaf ice sculpture not included!





From Disney Weddings, "The 2015 Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo Collection features wedding dresses inspired by eight of the Disney Princesses and, for the very first time, a new bridal gown inspired by the poised and elegant Elsa from Disney’s Frozen. Bridal gowns are available in signature colors or white/ivory starting in January 2015 at Alfred Angelo stores. Gowns in the collection start from $999." See more photos and videos of the full collection over at the blog Stitch Kingdom. You can also check out our friend Mindy at Inspired By Dis who has a close-up look at the rest of the Disney Princess Bridal CollectionThe other Princesses that will be featured in the 2015 Collection are Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Rapunzel, Snow White and Tiana.





 Watch this incredible video by Disney Weddings to see what really happens behind-the-scenes at a Alfred Angelo Bridal Fashion Show in New York City. This video includes the debut of the Elsa Wedding Dress and the 2015 Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Collection.



Images courtesy of Disney Weddings / Alfred Angelo.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Jack Skellington Pumpkins at Disneyland #HalloweenTime

Jack Skellington really is
The Pumpkin King - Literally at the Disneyland Resort during Halloween Time!


Carving pumpkins is one of our very favorite ways to celebrate Halloween. It's a festive activity that the whole family can get involved in. From the time that each person gets to pick their own pumpkin everyone gets to choose how they will decorate it. Sometimes we carve them, sometimes we paint them, sometimes we leave them as is. But nothing we have done even comes close to the artistry that comes out of Halloween Time at Disneyland. At the Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Mountain Ranch's in Frontierland from now until Halloween you can see dozens of amazing Disney-inspired pumpkins on display, all courtesy of The Incredible Pumpkin Carvers.

See even more amazing pumpkins on our last post:
Incredible Disney Pumpkins at the Disneyland Resort






Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is 
filled with family friendly Halloween activities and events, 
from Sept 12 through October 31, 2014.


Disclosure: We were not compensated for this post, we were given tickets to Disneyland for our family to enjoy Halloween Time. Opinions on this blog are 100% magical and 100% those of the Disney Sisters only.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort: 10 Family Favorites #HalloweenTime

Our family loves Halloween and Disney does an amazing job of bringing out the ghoul in all of us. From Sept 12 through October 31, 2014 you and your family can experience the ghosts and goblins in a way that is sure to delight even the youngest fan. Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort is truly one of the most magical times of the year!

Here are 10 of our family's favorite things to see and do during Halloween Time:



1. Mickey Pumpkin on Main Street 
One of the first things you see when you enter Disneyland Park is the giant orange pumpkin at the start of Main Street. It's a great photo opportunity for your family and it really puts everyone in the Halloween spirit! This pumpkin looks awesome during the day and really glows at night.




2. The Halloween Tree
There's something about this orange glowing tree of beauty that puts a smile on our face every year. This famous tree lights up Frontierland, and was inspired by Ray Bradbury's book, The Halloween Tree . It's got jack-o-lantern ornaments hanging from it and it is dressed with yellow and orange lights. A beautiful representation of fall and it's rich colors!




3. Characters Dressed in Halloween Costumes
It's so special when the characters dress up! Seeing Mickey, Minnie, Goofy Donald and more, dressed in their Halloween costumes is so fun for the kids. Get one-of-a-kind photos with your favorite characters in their Halloween best! You can spend quality time with them over at the Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch.




4. Orange Mickey Balloons
Mickey balloons have never looked cuter colored bright orange with spiderwebs to finish off the look just perfect for young Halloween lovers! Don't forget if your child's balloon pops you can bring it to one of the cast members (holding a balloon bouquet) and they will replace it.




5. The Incredible Pumpkin Carvers
If you have not seen the Incredible Pumpkin Carvers you are missing out. These talented artists decorate and carve Disney-themed pumpkins for all to enjoy. Get ideas on what to do with your own pumpkins at home, or just marvel at the artistry. Either way, you will be in awe of what can be done with a pumpkin!



6. Sweet Treats and Eats
The park is full of tricks and treats. We prefer the treats, naturally. Whether you like candy apples, cookies or cupcakes (or all three, like us) you will not be disappointed at Disneyland resort's wide variety of sweets. Of course you can still get the two most popular treats during Halloween Time - churros and dole whips too!




7. Haunted Mansion Holiday
When the pumpkin King a.k.a. Jack Skellington takes over the Haunted Mansion you can bet it's something to spook-tack-ular to miss. See Jack, Sally, Zero and Oogie Boogie in this whimsical rendition of Haunted Mansion Holiday. Disney Sisters Tip: There's plenty of time to catch this attraction, it continues throughout the month of December!




8. Halloween Time Merchandise
From trick-or-treat bags to apparel you won't want to go home empty-handed when you see the Halloween merchandise. Whether you want something to decorate your house for Halloween, or a mug to drink hot cocoa out of you can't go wrong when you choose one of these festive items. Make sure to grab a popcorn bucket while your there. Our family has been collecting them for years!




9. Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy
For the crowd who loves the thrills and chills of Halloween like our teenagers, Space Mountain gets a ghastly makeover! This is the most scary attraction in the park during Halloween Time, and thrilling for the entire family. Hold on tight and enjoy the ride that's out of this galaxy!




10. Pumpkin Spice Latte 
 There's nothing like walking down Main Street U.S.A. on a cool fall day, with a hot Starbucks cup filled with Pumpkin Spice Latte. It's so fun to have Starbucks served at Market House CafĂ©. They sure know how to make the perfect Halloween drink to get us in the mood.



Families and friends can celebrate Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort from Sept. 12 through Oct. 31, 2014. To purchase your tickets for the Disneyland Resort - Go To:  https://disneyland.disney.go.com/tickets/.

           Which are your family's fall favorites?


Disclosure: We were not compensated for this post, we were given tickets to Disneyland for our family to enjoy Halloween Time and to help facilitate this review. Opinions on this blog are 100% magical and 100% those of the Disney Sisters only.

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