Disney to Furlough US Cast Members on April 18th

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Disney will furlough its non-union US cast members starting on April 18th as the coronavirus pandemic keeps its two US-based theme parks closed indefinitely.

“Disney employees have received full pay and benefits during this time, and we’ve committed to paying them through April 18th, for a total of five additional weeks of compensation,” the company said in a statement Thursday. “However, with no clear indication of when we can restart our businesses, we’re forced to make the difficult decision to take the next step and furlough employees whose jobs aren’t necessary at this time.”

During the furlough, employees will receive full health-care benefits, with Disney paying the cost of employee and company premiums. They also will be able to continue with their Disney Aspire education programs, the company said.

Employees will also be eligible for $600 per week in federal compensation through the $2 trillion economic CARES stimulus bill, as well as state unemployment insurance, according to Disney.

The entire Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment has around 177,000 cast members.  This includes people who work in its theme parks and also at retail locations like the Disney Store. Disney declined to say how many of those employees will be affected by Thursday’s announcement.

“This reality has been sobering to all of us,” executives from Disney Parks, Experiences and Products wrote in a letter to staff Thursday. “As difficult as this decision was, we know it was the right one to help protect our cast members, our guests and our communities.”

Disney’s Parks, Experiences and Products is a massive piece of the company’s business. Last year, the segment accounted for 37% of the company’s $69.6 billion in total revenue.

walt see ya real soonFurloughed:  You will be called back when conditions improve. “See ya real soon.”

Laid off:  Your job has been eliminated.

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We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Disney Parks Donates Rain Ponchos to Hospitals

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150,00 rain ponchos being readied for shipment.

Disney Parks donated 150,000 rain ponchos to be used by medical workers fighting the coronavirus along with 100,000 N95 masks to hospitals in Florida, California, and New York.

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The Disney Parks rain ponchos are made of heavy duty plastic that doesn’t tear easily.

Rain ponchos that normally help Disney guests enjoy their visit on rainy days will be used by nurses and medical workers fighting the coronavirus.

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The ponchos will have either Mickey or Minnie Mouse on the front and back.

Medical workers are in desperate need of personal protective equipment including masks and gowns to protect themselves while working with coronavirus patients. Some medical workers have resorted to using garbage bags over their clothing.

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Hospital nurses wearing garbage bags last week when their PPE gowns ran out.

With all of its 11 theme parks closed worldwide, this week Disney donated the 150,000 rain ponchos to MedShare, a humanitarian aid organization, that will distribute the PPE items to hospitals in need in Florida, New York, and California. [04/01/20 Update:  The governor of Florida issued a 30-day Stay-at-Home order for Florida residents this morning, effective midnight Thursday, April 2nd.]

“The idea was inspired by nurses across the country who inventively found that rain ponchos can be an excellent way to protect their clothing and prolong the use of PPE, while also freeing up gowns when needed,” said Disney Parks.

“The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything we’ve seen before,” MedShare CEO Charles Redding said. “We have to find ways to pool our resources and work together to help the healthcare workers who are doing their very best to treat patients and contain COVID-19. We appreciate Disney partnering with us to support hospitals and healthcare workers on the front lines.”

These efforts follow the recent donation of more than 270 tons of food to local food banks from Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland ResortDisneyland Paris, and Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.

Additionally, Disneyland Paris donated more than 100,000 medical supplies, including masks, hygiene caps and protective shoes to the French government for distribution to hospitals in France.

Since mid-March, Disney Parks have provided nearly $3M in in-kind donations benefiting communities around the globe.

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Two Disney Sisters walking around DAK in the rain.

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

Two Disney Sisters

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Caroline wearing her poncho while walking around Epcot’s World Showcase in the pouring rain! Still fun! 🙂

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Disney’s Aulani Resort is Closed Indefinitely

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Disney’s Aulani Resort

Disney has temporarily shuttered its Hawaiian Aulani resort amid the global coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

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Aulani is now closed “until further notice”.

Disney Aulani Resort, on the island of Oahu, closed on Friday, March 27th. The shutdown will last indefinitely, “until further notice”.  Aulani was the last Disney resort in the world to close.

The decision to close was made out of “an abundance of caution and in the best interests” of its guests and staff, according to DIsney.

Hawaii is under a 14 day travel quarantine for all visitors to the islands.

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Disney’s Aulani Resort.  Our room on the 7th floor.

Aulani has 351 hotel rooms, plus 481 Disney Vacation Club timeshare villas. The resort opened in August 2011 and was expanded in 2013.  Amenities include a Disney spa, fitness center, pools, waterslides and a kids’ clubhouse.

Reservations for guests who had booked hotel rooms from March 24 – 31st will automatically be canceled, according to the advisory. Change and cancellation fees will be waived through June 30th. Disney Vacation Club members with timeshare villa bookings will have their reservations automatically canceled. Points will be returned without the customary hold.

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All the rooms have fantastic views.

We were lucky to visit Aulani a little over a year ago and got to try all the restaurants onsite.

We can recommend two breakfast places at Disney’s Aulani Resort.  They are both very good!

#1: Breakfast at ‘Ama’Ama Restaurant at Disney’s Aulani Resort

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Inside the restaurant.  We had our choice of tables to sit at and admire the beach view.

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I love this!

We had 10am breakfast reservations at ‘Ama’Ama to celebrate Ian’s 30th birthday.

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Ian wearing his Happy Birthday button!  🙂

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Close up of how to say ‘Happy Birthday’ in Hawaiian!

Happy birthday, Ian!!!  ❤

‘Ama ‘Ama is named after a mullet fish native to Hawaii, also known as striped mullet. The restaurant itself is meant to look like a fishing shack from the 1890’s.

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Chilled POG juice!

For breakfast, you can choose from traditional breakfast favorites like eggs, waffles, bacon and pastries. Island specialties featuring fresh fish, local fruit, Portuguese sausage and other native ingredients are available daily.

All the online reviews said that breakfast was the best meal of the day served here.

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I had the ‘AMA’AMA Breakfast Sandwich. Delicious!

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My brother loved it!

THE DINING EXPERIENCE

Take in the enchanting sights of Ko Olina Beach as you dine at this open-air restaurant.

Style and Theme

The restaurant is named after the ‘AMA‘AMA, a local mullet fish—and it’s inspired by the fishing settlements along the leeward coast of O‘ahu that date back to the 12th century.

‘AMA‘AMA is designed to resemble a beachside house. Its spacious dining room features a thatched roof, mosaic designs, a fountain and a reflecting pool.

Location

‘AMA‘AMA is located beside the Waikolohe Valley pool area, just steps from the beach.

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Breakfast with an awesome view.

Breakfast Menu

Menu Date: June 2018

Breakfast is served 7am – 10:30am

Bakery “Gift of Bread”

Classic Flavors – Cinnamon Roll, Croissant, Apple Danish and Apple Fiber Multigrain Muffin, $11

Hawaiian Flavors – Guava Fan, Coconut Cream Pocket, Croissant, Orange-Macadamia Nut Muffin, $11

Entrees

‘AMA’AMA Breakfast Sandwich – Lobster claw, bacon, sunny side up egg, avocado, heirloom tomato, butter lettuce, truffle oil, served on a brioche bun, $23

Three Egg Omelet served with Aulani Potatoes – choice of:

— Kalua pig, spinach and tomatoes $21

— Seafood and herbs $25

Two Eggs any style – served with Aulani potatoes and choice of Chicken Sausage, Turkey Bacon, Bacon, or Portuguese Sausage, $19 — with a Grilled Sirloin Steak $29

Egg White Frittata – Farmer’s market vegetables, macadamia nut pesto and goat cheese, served with Aulani Potatoes, $19

Corned Beef Hash and Eggs – two poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce and Aulani Potatoes, $19

Traditional Loco Moco Breakfast – Hamburger patty on top of white rice, two eggs with onion gravy, $19

Japanese Breakfast – Broiled Island catch, poached egg, Miso Soup, Steamed Rice, Dried Seaweed, and Pickled Vegetables, $26

Belgian Waffle with apple-banana compote and Nutella cream, $17 — with vanilla ice cream $20

Cereal-Crusted French Toast with fresh berries and raspberry coulis, $17

Buttermilk Pancakes with macadamia nut-vanilla sauce, $17

Tropical Fruit Plate with honey yogurt, $16

Lox and Bagel with cream cheese, red onions, Kamuela tomatoes and capers, $19

Acai Bowl with berries, banana, granola, local island honey and mochi balls, $14

Steel Cut Oatmeal – $9 — with Fresh Berries, $14

Side Dishes

Whole Local Papaya $11

Sliced Pineapple $10

Pancakes (each) $7

Fried Rice $5

Hash Browns $5

Brown Rice $5

Chicken Sausage $7

Turkey Bacon $7

Bacon $7

Portuguese Sausage $7

Corned Beef Hash $9

Egg (each) $5

Featured Breakfast Cocktails

Mimosa – $11

Aulani’s Aloha Mary – $13

Hot Beverages

100% Kona Press Pot Coffee – $13

Honolulu Blend Hawaiian Coffee

Hawaiian blend Cappuccino

Hawaiian blend Espresso

Hawaiian blend Mocha

Hot Cocoa

Hot Tea

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Time for some shopping!

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Aulani Wishables.

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January 2020: New Aulani Wishable. She’s adorable!!!

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November 9, 2019: New Aulani merchandise has been released. So cute!

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Aulani spirit jersey, $70

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#2:  Mickey Mouse Character Breakfast at Aulani’s Makahiki Restaurant

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Meeting Mickey Mouse at Aulani!

On our second vacation day, we were able to score last minute breakfast reservations for two at Aulani’s Makahiki restaurant.

Reservations are actually difficult to get here year-round.  Make your dining reservations as soon as you book your hotel stay.

Aulani Tip:  This is the only place to meet Mickey and Minnie at the resort.

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Caroline’s breakfast: Mickey Waffles!  Yes, that’s POG juice!

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Mitch wanted to try the Eggs Benedict.  They were delicious!

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Minnie stopping by our table while we were eating. Our hair flowers match!  🙂

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We met Goofy too!

Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands

Start the day with a buffet breakfast, live entertainment, and visits with your favorite Disney Characters!

The Breakfast Menu

Enjoy a selection of family favorites, including pancakes, Mickey Waffles, French toast, island fruits, traditional Asian offerings, house-baked pastries, daily specialties and a build-your-own omelet station.

Entertainment

Throughout your meal, enjoy enchanting experiences like:

Some of your favorite Disney Characters— dropping in for photos, fun interactions and a few very special surprises your family will never forget

Island-inspired touches, like a ukulele performance by Aunty

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Close-up of the restaurant’s signature Dolphin Banana. (See the goldfish in his “mouth”???)

Disney Character Breakfast:

Hours:  7:00 AM – 11:00AM

Price:  Adults $39.00, Keiki (Ages 3 to 9) $20.00

Review Date:  June 2018

Continental Breakfast Items

Fresh Fruit Juice, Sliced Island Fruits

Assorted Yogurts, Almond Granola

Breakfast Pastries, Bagels, English Muffins, Assorted Breads, Bread Pudding

Butter, Jam, Honey, Compotes

Western Entrees

Oatmeal with fresh berries

Scrambled Eggs, Omelets, Eggs Benedict, Fluffy Egg White and Vegetable Frittata

Grilled Mahi Mahi, Smoked Salmon

Pork Sausage, Pineapple-Glazed Ham, Chicken Sausage, Deli Meats and Cheese

Bacon, Turkey Bacon, Kalua Pork Hash, Portuguese Sausage

Aulani Potatoes, Hash Browns, Grits, Loco Moco

Pancakes, Mickey Waffles, French Toast

Chinese/Japanese Entrees

Fresh Fruit Juices, Soy Milk

Grilled and Seared Island Fish, Tamago

Soba Noodle Salad, Waipoli Field Greens

Miso Soup

Fried Rice, Steamed Rice

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Pickled Vegetables

Congee with condiments

Omelet Station

Made-to-Order Omelets

Keiki (Kids) Corner

Fruit, Yogurt, Granola, Breakfast Pastries

Mickey Waffles, Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Tater Tots

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Aulani’s Mickey and Minnie in their Hawaiian costumes.

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Character breakfast with Mickey…a chance to meet him without waiting in meet and greet lines!

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Our new Hawaiian Minnie Ears. There were only 2 left in the store and we bought them both!

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I am Moana of Motunui. You will board my boat and restore the heart to Te Fiti. –  at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Oahu, Hawaii.

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Visiting the Dole Plantation on Oahu

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

Two Disney Sisters

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Meeting Moana at Disney’s Aulani Resort.

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Don’t forget to try the luau for dinner!

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Luau on the beach at sunset!

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Rainbow Hawaiian Ice from the Rainbow’s End Cafe!  Yum!!! Mitch had 2!

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Caroline’s pretty Aloha hat.

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I got a bunch of new pins on this trip! You can pin trade at the check-in counter.

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Aloha!

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Christian’s pin from Aulani looks like The Rock in the Jungle Cruise!

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Only available at Aulani DVC.

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Stitch enjoying some Dole Whip too!

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Minnie Aulani Ears

 

International Mermaid Day 2020

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It’s International Mermaid Day!

Today – March 29, 2020 – is International Mermaid Day!

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We love The Little Mermaid ride in Fantasyland.

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Ariel’s Grotto at the Magic Kingdom. No one was in line when we were there! Empty.

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No wait line!

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The ride stopped 4x, making it the longest Little Mermaid ride we’ve ever ridden on.  But, we didn’t mind!  We were stopped at this scene for almost 2 minutes!  It was nice to relax for a bit!♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪

♪♫♪ Go on and kiss the girl…♫♪♪♫♪

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I love this song!  🙂

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We also got Fast Passes to see Princess Ariel in her grotto on our last trip in February.  We walked right in…no wait!

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Our mom hadn’t seen Princess Ariel in years.

We love seeing our favorite mermaid, Princess Ariel, at Ariel’s Grotto in the Magic Kingdom.  But, the wait line can be long and FastPasses to see her are hard to get.

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Princess Ariel admiring Caroline’s new earrings.

But, not for us!!!  We were able to get 4 Fast Passes every day of our trip!

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She’s so pretty!

We were lucky and scored some really good Princess Ariel pin trades right in front of Ariel’s Grotto.

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Our favorite mermaid! (I traded a cast member for this pin right in front of Ariel’s Grotto!)

The cast member we traded with said that a guest was pin trading with some really old Ariel pins from 2007. So fun tracking all those pins down!

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Love this ride and love her bridal veil! ❤

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My new Ariel mug. I love how her hair is the mug’s handle!

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She waved right at us during the Festival of Fantasy parade that afternoon.

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We had lunch over at Disney’s Art of Animation that day.

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We love Disney PhotoPass!  Their photos are the best!

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Disney Bounding ideas:

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Do you want to Disney Bound as Princess Ariel (when she has her land legs)? We have!

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My favorite color combo!!!  Teal and lilac.

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Caroline ‘Disney Bounding’ as Princess Ariel (after she gets her legs!).

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Throwback Thursday: Meeting Princess Ariel in Disneyland, 2009

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Ready for a fun – and long – day at the Magic Kingdom!

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Two Disney Sisters

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More mermaid thoughts:

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We love this movie!  ❤   Image credit: Elly Collins

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So cool!

Posted Mar 20 2019 01:35PM PDT

A pre-kindergartener named Atlantis won Crazy Hair Day at her school after her mom went all out to style her hair to look just like Princess Ariel from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” the little girl’s big sister shared on Twitter Tuesday.

The big sister, coincidentally named Ariel, said her “mom did the mermaid because my name is Ariel and my sister is Atlantis, which is where Ariel lives under the sea :).”

Ariel says she and her baby sister have grown up loving mermaids thanks to their parents.  (Imagine naming your daughters Ariel & Atlantis!!!)
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She’s got legs!

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This coffee mug speaks to us.

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Lovely.

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That Captain Hook is a villian!!!!!

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Hercules and Princess Ariel are 1st cousins!

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Princess Ariel, King Triton, Prince Eric, and Princess Melody in The Little Mermaid: II Return to the Sea.  Princess Ariel is the only Disney Princess to have a baby!

 

Building the Lego Disneyland Train Station

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The Disneyland Train Station with Disneyland Train

With some extra time on her hands this week, Caroline decided to assemble her new Lego Disneyland Train Station with Train, with a little help from her hubby and brother.

Just 4 1/2 short hours later, it was done!

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Caroline’s Lego Train Station was her major birthday gift from Mitch in February.

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Just 2,925 pieces!!!!  Begin…..

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A good start.

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The inside of the station.

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The completed front of the station.

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The gang’s all here! Elevation: 138 blocks.

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10:30pm: DONE!!!!

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The train is a fully operational train!!!

Video link: The Lego Disneyland Train Station

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We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

Two Disney Sisters

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Happy birthday, Caroline!

  

Disney World and Disneyland Will Remain Closed “Until Further Notice”

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3/27/20:  BREAKING NEWS!  Disney World will remain closed “until further notice” now.

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March 27, 2020: Disney World and Disneyland will remain closed “until further notice” now.

Disney World Resort will remain closed “until further notice,” but cast members will continue to be paid through April 18th.

Disney Springs and Disney Stores North America will also remain closed.

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Disney announced that Disney Springs and all Disney Stores in North America are closing indefinitely March 17, 2020.

 

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3/27/20: Disney Cruise Line Update – Disney Cruise Line has suspended all sailings through April 12, 2020 now.

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Disney Cruise Line has suspended all sailings through April 12th.

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March 27, 2020 –  Disneyland Update:  Disneyland is staying closed indefinitely now!

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Disneyland is staying closed indefinitely now!

The Disneyland closure was originally expected to last until the end of the month, but Disney Parks has just announced that Disneyland Resort will remain closed.

The Disneyland Resort will remain closed “until further notice,” but cast members will continue to be paid through April 18th.

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We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

Two Disney Sisters

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Two Disney Sisters

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Easter 2020 Events at the Magic Kingdom

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BREAKING NEWS:  Disney World will stay closed until at least April 18th now!

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March 27, 2020: Disney World will stay closed until at least April 18th now.

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Look who’ll be wearing their Easter costumes! ❤

Easter Sunday is on April 12th this year.

There’s a lot going on at the Magic Kingdom during the month between Spring Break and Easter Week.

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March 12, 2020 announcement:  Disney World will be close March 16 – 31, 2020!

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March 16, 2020 Update: Disney announced that all Disney Stores in North America are closing March 17, 2020.

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Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will be greeting guests at the Magic Kingdom.

Easter Bunny Meet and Greet at the Magic Kingdom

From April 1 –  April 12th (Easter Sunday), you can meet and have your photo taken with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Magic Kingdom’s Town Square.

Note that the character line closes in the mid-afternoon because they are in the Easter Parade.  Use the My Disney Experience app to check their appearance times.

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Bunny Lane Garden, Opens in April

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Their garden is surrounded by pretty flowers!

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Some Easter Sunday Photos:  Main Street USA at the Magic Kingdom, April 2019

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The parade weather was gorgeous! Sunny and 73 degrees!

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The Easter Parade with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny.

Easter Parade Down Main Street USA

April 1 – April 12th (Easter Sunday), the special Easter Parade will lead off the Festival of Fantasy Parade at 3pm.

Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will be at the front of the parade, being driven down the parade route in an old timey car.

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The Easter Parade

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The Azalea Trail Maids are lead by Daisy.

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Mr. Easter Bunny looking very cheerful.

Following them are Daisy and the Azalea Trail Maids.

The Azalea Trail Maids are 50 seniors in high school from Mobile, Alabama.

Daisy received her own Azalea Trail Maid costume in a lovely shade of deep lilac in 2014.

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Daisy in her lilac costume.

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The Azalea Trail Maids in light purple.

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Special Easter characters in the parade.

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March 20, 2019: First Day of Spring. Daisy in her Azalea Trail Maid costume greeting guests.

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Minnie in her Azalea Trail Maid costume.

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Special Easter cupcakes will be available from the Main Street bakery. $5

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Minnie’s Bunny Cupcake.  I love Disney’s buttercream frosting!!!  ❤

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Super cute chocolate (of course) Bunny Cupcake!

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Mickey and Minnie in their Spring outfits over at the Boardwalk.

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Meeting Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny at DAK.

And they sometimes make appearances over at the other Parks too, but usually just on Easter Sunday!

We got to see them a few years ago at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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Meeting Mr. Easter Bunny.

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Mrs. Easter Bunny.

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Thumper & Ms. Bunny were out at DAK too!

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April 1, 2019: Look who was at DAK this morning!  She’s a rare character!

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Hi Minnie!  🙂

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

Adventure Book Cover

Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

book Two Girls

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Two Disney Sisters

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Easter Now and Then:  26 Years Apart

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Elly’s Easter Party in Louisville, Colorado. April 2019

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#Throwback Thursday: Meeting the Easter Bunny. April 1993

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