Meeting the Fairy Godmother at Disney World

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Meeting the Fairy Godmother on the day we got engaged. She told us: “May all your dreams come true!”  ❤

We have been lucky enough to meet the Fairy Godmother many times at both Disney World and at Disneyland!

She is one of the kindest people that you can meet!

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My mom meeting the Fairy Godmother. She only meets here in front of Storybook Treats when it’s not raining.

She’s a favorite of ours!  She’s just the nicest character that you’ll talk to at the Magic Kingdom!

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We ❤ the Fairy Godmother!

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Then & Now

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1996:  Meeting the Fairy Godmother at the Magic Kingdom. She noticed that we were wearing the same colors!

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1996:  Caroline going over to give her a hug.

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2019:  Meeting her once again at the Magic Kingdom.  Her Meet & Greet spot is right behind Cinderella Castle.

She got a costume update about 3 years ago.

Can you spot the differences?

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This was the shiny costume she was wearing when we saw her in 2015.  Her costume is now made of soft blue velvet.

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The Fairy Godmother is the sweet and kind fairy that appears to Cinderella when she is in times of need and trouble.

She is a little forgetful, and her spells don’t last past midnight, but through her magic she enables Cinderella to go to the ball to achieve her dream.

With a flick of her magic wand and a Bibbidi Boppidy Boo, the Fairy Godmother is all that is pure and true in the world.

Fairy Godmother Transforms Cinderella’s Dress

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A Magical Moment Reunion for a Guest at Disney Worldgodmother1 

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25 years later….

When Amber was 2 years old, she met Snow White at the Magic Kingdom.

“Every single time I saw her until I was 15, she recognized me and knew me by name. She made my Disney childhood so incredibly magical. I haven’t seen her in person since, but I knew she was now the Fairy Godmother. Today, I tracked her down & got to hug her. Best day ever!!”

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And, she also occasionally has to comfort guests:

fairy godmotherShortly following her birth, Janice Murphy’s infant daughter Analiese died from complications related to a rare chromosomal disorder. Murphy recently visited Disney World, bringing with her a purple teddy bear containing her daughter’s ashes.

Murphy wrote that she spent several minutes in the park crying and mourning what she says her daughter will never experience. She lined up to see the Fairy Godmother, and when she finally shared her story with the Fairy Godmother, she writes that she was pretty much floored by her compassionate response.

“Despite your utter lack of knowledge, you included the bear in our interaction,” says Murphy. “And when you found out that my daughter died, and that her ashes are within the bear, you treated her the same way you treat every child that comes to see you every single day: with love, compassion and kindness. When you hugged her, and kissed her cheek, you made me feel like Analiese mattered to you.”

The interaction allowed Murphy to connect with her baby Analiese. She explained, “You helped me feel her spirit in a place she was never able to visit while alive.”

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The beautiful backside of the Cinderella Castle.

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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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Have a magical day!

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Two Disney Sisters

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Do you know where this Disney wall is???  We do!

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I never noticed this before!

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Cinderella’s Royal Coach Returned to Magic Kingdom for Valentine’s Day

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Cinderella’s Royal Carriage on display last week.

Cinderella’s Royal Carriage returned to Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom for a few days for Valentine’s Day, on February 13, 14, and 15, 2019.

We were walking by Prince Charming’s Regal Carousel and happened to spot it.

There were only 3 people in line to see it!

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That’s a very plush carriage seat!

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The crystals on top of the carriage.

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A carriage built for one.

carriageBest of all, the Fairy Godmother came out just then and we got to see her too!

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My mom meeting the Fairy Godmother.

She’s a favorite of ours!  Just the nicest character that you’ll talk to at the Magic Kingdom!

We went on Prince Charming’s Regal Carousel that night and the carriage was still out, all illuminated.  Very pretty!

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The carriage all lit up at night.

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A Magical Moment Reunion

When Amber was 2 years old, she met Snow White at the Magic Kingdom.

“Every single time I saw her until I was 15, she recognized me and knew me by name. She made my Disney childhood so incredibly magical. I haven’t seen her in person since, but I knew she was now the Fairy Godmother. Today, I tracked her down & got to hug her. Best day ever!!”

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25 years later….

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We’ve written two books about our time at the DCP.

Both are available on Amazon.com:

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

Special Characters are Leaving the Magic Kingdom

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Lady Tremaine and her “lovely” daughters.

We are sad to hear that not only are Lady Tremaine and her two daughters leaving their meet and greet area in front of Cinderella Castle soon, so is the Fairy Godmother!

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The Fairy Godmother is one of the nicest characters!

All of them are now off of the regularly scheduled Disney character meet and greet app.

We always look forward to meeting all these ladies on our visits!  We hope that they will be back soon!

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Me and Ricky with the Tremaines

Me and my friend Ricky meeting Lady Tremaine last summer:  Meeting the Evil Stepmother and Her Daughters

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Working together at DAK.

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program (Fall 2013/Spring 2014) and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney. Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:

http://www.amazon.com/Girls-Mouse-Tale-Elly-Collins/dp/1941500110/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1430687055&sr=1-1&keywords=two+girls+and+a+mouse+tale

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