“Toy Story 4” hits New High with $118 Million Opening Weekend

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At Toy Story 4 opening weekend.

Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels.

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Woody and Bo Peep

The “Toy Story 4” opening, according to studio estimates Sunday morning, ranks as the fourth-highest animated film opening ever, not accounting for inflation. Above it are 2018’s “Incredibles 2” ($182 million), 2016’s “Finding Dory” ($135 million), and 2007’s “Shrek the Third” ($121 million). It’s the year’s third-largest debut, trailing only “Avengers: Endgame” and “Captain Marvel.”

It follows a string of disappointing sequels this spring including “Dark Phoenix,” ”Godzilla: King of the Monsters” and “Men in Black: International.”

But “Toy Story 4” has something those films didn’t: great reviews. It rates 98% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Audiences gave it an A grade on CinemaScore.

We liked it a lot.  4 Stars

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You can take selfies with Forky at both Disneyland and Disney World this week!

The sequel, which introduces the child-crafted plaything Forky (voiced by Tony Hale) to the voice cast including Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, also grossed $120 million internationally, for a worldwide 3-day box office gross of $238 million.

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At Disney World

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Cast of ‘Toy Story 4’ Visits Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The voice cast of Toy Story 4

It was a stormy morning when the cast of Toy Story 4 made a surprise appearance at Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World on Saturday, June 8th promoting their upcoming new movie.

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Full voice cast, including Keanu Reeves (Duke Caboom), Tony Hale (Forky) and Christina Hendricks (Gabby Gabby)

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We were surprised as anyone to see Keanu Reeves!

The day’s activities culminated in a special surprise following the pre-release screening of the film when the actors showed up in the theater to greet guests!

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At the movie screening

Toy Story 4 hits theaters June 21, 2019.

We’re looking forward to seeing it…and we’re bringing some kleenex!

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They’re back….

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Tom Hanks, the voice of Woody (He’s looking thin!)

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Tim Allen, the voice of Buzz Lightyear

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Annie Potts, voice of Bo Peep

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Visiting Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Christian’s first visit as a Disney cast member.

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Disney Announces Film Release Schedule Through Christmas 2020

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They are dominating movie theaters in 2019 and 2020!

Get your popcorn ready!

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming film releases for 2019 – 2020.

It’s a crazy number of movies!!!

(We’ve highlighted the ones we’re definitely seeing in bold.)

Trailers for all of the summer movies are on YouTube now, along with first trailers for some of the Fall movie releases.

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Toy Story 4: June 21st

2019 Summer Releases

Walt Disney Studios’ 2019 summer films:

Tolkien – May 10

Aladdin – May 24

Dark Phoenix – June 7

Toy Story 4 – June 21

Stuber – July 12

Disney’s The Lion King – July 19

The Art of Racing in the Rain – August 9

Ready or Not – August 23

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – October 18th

 

2019 Fall/Winter Releases

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The Woman in the Window – October 4

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – October 18

Ford V. Ferrari – November 15

Frozen 2 – November 22

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – December 20

Spies in Disguise – December 25

 

2020 Disney Film Releases

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Jungle Cruise – July 24, 2020

Underwater – January 10, 2020

A new Kingsman movie – February 14, 2020

Call of the Wild – February 21, 2020

Onward – March 6, 2020

Mulan – March 27, 2020

The New Mutants – April 3, 2020

Untitled Marvel Movie – May 1, 2020

Artemis Fowl – May 29, 2020

Untitled Pixar Movie – June 19, 2020

Free Guy – July 3, 2020

Bob’s Burgers – July 17, 2020

Jungle Cruise – July 24, 2020

The One and Only Ivan – August 14, 2020

Death on the Nile – October 9, 2020

Untitled Marvel Movie – November 6, 2020

Ron’s Gone Wrong – November 6, 2020

Untitled Disney Animation Movie – November 25, 2020

West Side Story – December 18, 2020

Cruella – December 23, 2020

Note:  Avatar 2 has been pushed back once again, it’s now slated for December 2021.

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“We’re excited to put in place a robust and diverse slate that lays the foundation of our long-term strategy, bringing together a breadth of films from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Fox, Fox Searchlight and Blue Sky Studios to create an extraordinary collection of cinematic experiences for audiences around the world,” said Cathleen Taff, president, Theatrical Distribution, Franchise Management, and Business & Audience Insights, The Walt Disney Studios.

“With a strong summer already in place, we are eager to carry that momentum forward over the coming years thanks to a creative wellspring of bold and imaginative stories coming from our world-class studios—including several new chapters of two revered franchises, Avatar and Star Wars.”

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

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Disney has 11 Movies Coming Out in 2019

Yes, you read that right….Disney is releasing 11 new movies over the next 9 months!

11….wow!

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“Captain Marvel”

Oscar winner Brie Larson suits up as Marvel’s next superhero.

Release date: Friday, March 8, 2019

What it’s about: Marvel’s next superhero movie follows Carol Danvers (Oscar winner Brie Larson) as she’s reborn with super powers in the ’90s and becomes known as Captain Marvel.

Why you should see it: If you’re planning to see the next “Avengers” movie come April, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with Captain Marvel as many expect her to show up in “Avengers: Endgame.” We’re also excited to see Jude Law join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a de-aged Samuel L. Jackson (he’s in this too!), and the return of “Guardians of the Galaxy” villain, Ronan the Accuser (Lee Pace).

[We saw this movie last weekend.  Loved it!]

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“Dumbo”

It looks like Dumbo will have his lucky feather in the new film.

Release date: Friday, March 29, 2019

What it’s about: The live-action remake of the 1941 animated movie follows the young elephant, Jumbo Jr., who gets made fun of for his oversized ears and nicknamed Dumbo.

Why we’re interested: The remake, directed by Tim Burton, looks like it’s making some much-needed adjustments from the original, which included racist crows. This version of “Dumbo” will add a handful of new characters, including two young children who discover Jumbo Jr. can fly. The cast includes Colin Farrell as a war hero, Danny DeVito as a circus owner, Eva Green (“Penny Dreadful”), and Michael Keaton.

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“Penguins”

You can follow along on Steve the Pegniun’s journey to find a mate on Earth Day.

Release date: Wednesday, April 17 (Earth Day)

What it’s about: Disney’s eighth theatrical release from DisneyNature follows a penguin named Steve who searches for a partner to start a family in the Antarctic.

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“Avengers: Endgame”

Tony Stark looks like he doesn’t feel too good in the trailer for “Avengers: Endgame.”

Release date: Friday, April 26

What it’s about: The “Avengers: Infinity War” sequel will follow the remaining superheroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, and Ant-Man, as they try and reverse Thanos’ life-altering snap that decimated half of the universe.

Why you should see it: “Endgame” is set to be the movie event of the summer. If you were among the many fans left in stunned silence at the end of “Infinity War,” you’re going to want to see how Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, and the rest of the Avengers gang get themselves out of this conundrum, especially since we know Spidey is at least coming back in some way.

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Aladdin

“Aladdin”

Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud will head into the Cave of Wonders to get the prized lamp in the Disney remake.

Release date: Friday, May 24

What it’s about: The live-action remake of the Disney classic follows Aladdin (Mena Massoud), a penniless teen, who falls for the princess of Agrabah, Jasmine (Naomi Scott). His luck changes when he finds a magic lamp holding a magic genie (Will Smith) who grants him three wishes.

Why you should see it: Guy Ritchie (“Sherlock Holmes”) is directing and we can’t wait to see how he interprets the bread-stealing scene with Aladdin as he runs through the Agrabah marketplace. Fans of the original will be happy to know the movie’s original composer Alan Menken will return for the score with new recordings of original songs along with two new ones.

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“Toy Story 4”

Get ready to take the family out to see this one.

Release date: Friday, June 21

What it’s about: According to Disney and Pixar, the fourth movie in the franchise will follow Woody and the rest of the toys as they welcome some new friends who join their new owner’s room. Among them is a fork who insists he’s not a toy.

Why we’re interested: After multiple delays and the departure of the film’s director from the studio, we’re wondering if the “Toy Story 4” we’ll see this summer is the same one the former Disney Animation and Pixar chief creative officer, John Lasseter, originally had in mind. The sequel will introduce several new characters, including a talking fork, but we’re holding out hope to see the return of a fan-favorite.

In 2015, Lasseter originally said the story was inspired by his wife and that the movie would be a love story between Woody his former flame, Bo Peep. Tim Allen, who voices Buzz Lightyear, said the film is so emotional that he had a tough time getting through the final scene. We’re ready to bust out the tissues.

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The Lion King

“The Lion King”

We’re already in love with little Simba. “Atlanta’s” Donald Glover will voice the adult version of the lion cub. 

Release date: Friday, July 19

What it’s about: The CG reimagining of the Oscar-winning animated movie follows Simba who grapples with the decision to return home and take his place as king as his uncle Scar’s dictatorial leadership threatens to unravel the pride lands.

Why we’re excited for this: The first teaser trailer looks like a near recreation of the opening of the 1994 movie. We have a lot of faith in director Jon Favreau who brought the live-action version of “The Jungle Book” to the big screen. That movie earned nearly $1 billion at theaters.

If the trailer didn’t hit you right in the feels, the star-studded cast of Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, and Chiwetel Ejiofor should get you excited. Plus, James Earl Jones is reprising his role as Mufasa. Get ready to cry all over again.

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Who?????

“Artemis Fowl”

Irish actor Ferdia Shaw will play the role of Artemis Fowl. 

Release date: Friday, August 9

What it’s about: The adaptation of the Eoin Colfer novels follows 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl who comes from a family of criminal masterminds. Fowl finds himself face-to-face with a race of fairies who may have something to do with the mysterious disappearance of his father.

Why we’re a bit reserved: Disney usually makes a big fuss over its trailer releases. They come during football games, an appearance on a late-night show, or ABC’s “Good Morning America.” I found it a bit odd the Mouse House released the first footage for its live-action adaptation quietly at 3 a.m. on a Tuesday. Disney has a huge summer with sure-fire hits elsewhere so “Artemis” is the only real gamble. This will either be the start of the next “Harry Potter”-like franchise or a simple one-off if it underperforms.

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“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”

Disney released a poster for the “Maleficent” sequel yesterday.

Release date: Friday, October 18

What it’s about: The movie is supposed to follow Maleficent several years after the events of the first film. According to a synopsis released by Disney last May, the sequel will continue to ” explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen, as they form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within.”

Angelina Jolie is returning to play the lead role along with Elle Fanning and Juno Temple. Michelle Pfeiffer and Chiwetel Ejiofor join the sequel. Filming on the sequel took place last summer. The movie is directed by Joachim Rønning (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”).

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She looked like a superhero in the trailer we saw.

“Frozen 2”

“Frozen” became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time after its 2013 release.

Release date: Friday, November 22

What it’s about: Disney Animation hasn’t released an official synopsis for the sequel to the 2013 hit, but we do know that Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Josh Gad will reprise their roles as Anna, Elsa, and Olaf, respectively. The film will also include new songs about the sisters.

Why we’re interested: While the last “Frozen” short caused some backlash from fans, the sequel is in good hands with returning directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and the Oscar-winning songwriting team of husband and wife Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Disney must feel confident about the sequel as it moved its release date up one week.

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Rey comes into her Jedi powers.

“Star Wars: Episode IX”

We’re ready to see more of Jedi Rey.

Release date: Friday, December 20, 2019

What it’s about: Disney and Lucasfilm haven’t released an official synopsis yet for the ninth “Star Wars” movie, but we know it will serve as a culmination of the Skywalker storyline and will include more of Carrie Fisher’s General Leia through previously unused footage.

Why you should see it: Say what you will about mixed reviews of “The Last Jedi,” but if you’ve invested years watching the “Star Wars” saga, don’t you want to see how it all ends for Kylo Ren and Rey? Maybe we’ll even learn who Rey’s parents are— or not!

If you were a fan of “The Force Awakens,” director J.J. Abrams is back in the director’s chair for “Episode IX.” And he’s not just directing. Abrams also wrote the script for the ninth film so our fingers are crossed for a satisfying conclusion to the new trilogy.

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Captain Marvel premiere!

We’ve written two books about our time working at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com:

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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2019 Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival

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At the 2019 International Flower and Garden Festival:  Beauty and the Beast(s)

Highlights for the 2019 International Flower and Garden Festival include:

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The Orange Bird Sipper.

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Special foods! Special drinks!!!!

  • Outdoor Kitchens offering delectable small plates, and flavorful non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages—along with several new food and refreshment kiosks
  • More than 70 world-renowned Disney-themed topiaries—including many totally original displays
  • Vibrant gardens, flower towers, wildlife habitats and walkways
  • Inspirational exhibits, how-to demonstrations and farm-to-table dining experiences
  • Garden Rocks Outdoor Concert Series featuring throwback beats from fan-favorite bands—with an assortment of debuting acts and dining packages
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    There’s Citrus-flavored food available at the Citrus Blossom booth…including Lobster Tail!!!

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Bring your camera!!

Kicks off today and runs through early June this year!

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Beautiful!  So many colors!

When:  March 6, 2019 – June 3, 2019 – the extended in June this year – 2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at Epcot is amazing!

Where:  Epcot

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Flowers, flowers, flowers!  30 MILLION Blossoms!

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Let’s Dance!

There is a dazzling array of over 70 topiary displays – some brand new!, gardens and exhibits—each featuring seasonal designs or several popular Disney characters, including some new ones:

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Completely new is the Bo Peep figure, flanked by three wide-eyed topiary sheep. The “Toy Story” characters, alongside Buzz Lightyear and Woody, are stationed at Bo Peep’s Playtime Training Grounds, a playground in Future World East. These characters can be seen in “Toy Story 4,” coming to theaters June 21st.

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Lady and the Tramp are still in Italy, but have moved.

In the France pavilion, Kermit pedals past with baguettes in his bike’s basket. The festival team made a few adjustments to the frog figure, which previously was seen playing the banjo. Nearby, Miss Piggy stars in a scene that screams “moi.” She’s ready for her close-up and flanked by three mirrors.

“We only could do that because he was already sitting on the crates last time so he was almost in the right pose,” Darden says. “We didn’t have to create a whole new character.”

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Kermit riding a bike!

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Miss Piggy waving.

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Daisy in front of her garden of daisies.

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Queen Elsa and Princess Anna.  Look at their hair!!!

Festival Blooms – Future World East and West Lake

Fantasia – Future World West

Ranger Mickey & Friends – Future World

Figment – Future World behind Spaceship Earth

Stitch – Fountain-side of MouseGear

Disney Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear – Near Mission Space

Disney Pixar’s Cruz Besouro from the – Near Test Track

Phineas and Ferb – Near Odyssey Bridge

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and Pluto – Showcase Plaza

Anna and Elsa – Norway

Bromeliad Dragon – China

Panda presented by Disneynature – China

The Lion King Featuring Mufasa, Pumbaa, Rafiki, Sarabi, Simba and Timon – The Outpost between the Germany and China Pavilion

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Germany

Lady and the Tramp – Italy

Disney Pixar’s Woody – The American Adventure

Beauty and the Beast – France

Belle – France

The Three Caballeros – Mexico

Winnie the Pooh and Friends – United Kingdom

Peter Pan, Tinker Bell & Fairy Houses from Pixie Hollow – United Kingdom

Bambi and Friends featuring Bambi, Flower, and Thumper – Canada

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Bambi & Friends Featuring Bambi, Flower and Thumper Located at the Canada Pavilion

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Peter Pan and Captain Hook.

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Lovely!  Princess Aurora and Prince Phillip dancing at sunset.

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Christian in front of the Lion King topiaries.

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Beauty and the Beast

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Sunflowers are my favorite flower!

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Cogsworth & Lumiere

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Christian and Caroline went to the Festival 2x last week. So much good food to try!

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As a Disney cast member, Christian has been to the Festival a lot this month and his roommate is working at it!

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30 million blossoms!

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I loaded up my Flower and Garden mini gift card with $100 for all the food and drink I wanted to try! 🙂  It came with a paper card embedded with wildflower seeds ready to plant.  Nice!

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Yes, there are flowers, but there’s also special foods available during the festival!

The food offerings are different than the ones seen at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. In many cases, the lead menu item is plant-based.

“This is all about Mother Earth. … Protein is the secondary star,” Kesting says. “It really showcases all the garden goodness that’s out there.”

Among the garden edibles: fried green tomatoes, roasted beets, fried cauliflower, potato pancakes with apple sauce, chilled cucumber soup and grilled maple pound cake with peach compote.

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Roasted corn on the cob!

Disney is going not only for sights and sounds, but for good smells as well. Outdoor grills will be used for the corn on the cob at the Trowel & Trellis kitchen in Showcase Plaza.

“It’s like you’re going to a local farmer’s market. You are immersed,” Kesting says. “That’s our goal for any of our festivals.”

On the liquid side, there’s a new beverage at the Citrus Blossom kitchen. The orange cream slushy is a nonalcoholic option that comes in a plastic cup shaped like the Orange Bird character.

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This little guy is soooo cute!

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Wrist gift cards for the 2019 International Flower and Garden Festival for eating and drinking your way around the world. 😉

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Christian and Mitch walking around the World Showcase enjoying the Festival.

THE OUTDOOR KITCHENS

Set up around the World Showcase, Outdoor Kitchens offer regional and national delicacies to sample and taste, with the emphasis on fresh-from-the-garden goodness. Small plates and beverages give guests the chance to try specialty recipes from many international locations!

Most dishes are in the $3 – $8 range. Don’t forget that many of these are available for a Disney Dining Food snack credit!

Our tip:  Plan on spending about $60+ sampling all the cuisine.  Add more for the alcoholic beverages.

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Look right behind Buzz Lightyear and you can see the Purple Martin birdhouses.

Check out the Purple Martins: Presented by Audubon Florida – Stop and listen to the tranquil sounds of this special species of songbird at Future World East. The Purple Martins arrived back at WDW last month and we got to see their nesting boxes!

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March 30, 2019

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The Epcot Express Monorail heading back over to the Magic Kingdom.

THE MUSIC OF THE FESTIVAL

Garden Rocks Outdoor Concert Series featuring throwback beats from fan-favorite bands with new acts added this year.  Always a crowd pleaser!

The Garden Rocks concert series has shifted to a three-times-a-day every day schedule for the run of the event. First up: Steve Augeri, the former lead vocalist of Journey on March 6-8, followed by Glass Tiger (March 9-10), Jon Anderson of Yes (March 11-12) and Tony Orlando (March 13-14).

MERCHANDISE

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The new 2019 merchandise released this week.

The Disney pin team has created several 2019 limited edition pins.

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The new 2019 Flower and Garden pins.

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LE 2019 Flower and Garden Magic Band

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Caroline’s new Violet Lemonade Minnie Ears.  She tried the Violet Lemonade and it was good.

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Violet Lemonade merchandise.

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Violet Chocolate Cupcake, $6

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So pretty!

The flowering trees at Epcot are just starting to bloom!

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Flowers all around the bay.

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Epcot France Pavilion in the late morning sunlight.

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Interested in Disney Bounding to the Flower and Garden Festival??? Here’s some ideas.

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March 2019:  And check out these new “dining” Mickey Ears in California!

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20% cast member discount details.  Always ask!

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Beautiful!

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When your twin passions are gardening and Disney.

We’ve written two books about our time working at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: 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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Two Disney Sisters at the Flower and Garden Festival.

Toy Story 4 Opens June 21, 2019!

June 1, 2019: Look who’s meeting at Toy Story Land now…it’s Bo Peep in her new outfit!

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It’s Bo Peep!

 

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They’re meeting by Toy Story Mania.  She’s very tiny!

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Bo Peep is meeting with Woody instead of Jessie from now until August.

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Toy Story 4 is coming in 2017.

Toy Story 4: A love story about Woody looking for his love Bo Peep is coming out June 21, 2019, first day of summer.

Movie Update:  Toy Story 4 has a new release date:  June 21, 2019 almost two years later than originally announced!!

Watch new Video:  Toy Story 4

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The gang’s all back one more time!

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Look at Bo Peep’s new outfit!!  She looks like a super hero now.

It looks like Bo Peep has switched from drinking tea to drinking Starbucks coffee!

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Bo Peep in Toy Story 1.

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Bo Peep in Toy Story 4.  She has been eating her Wheaties!!!!!!!!!!!!  😉

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January 30, 2019: Tom Hanks posted an image from the final recording session of Toy Story 4. He said it was the movie’s “final line” as well. “We rode like the wind….”

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New movie poster with new June 2019 release date.

September 26, 2018:  Tim Allen appeared on The View this morning to discuss returning to his Buzz Lightyear role for the 4th time.

Watch video of Tim Allen on The View: Tim Allen Talks About Toy Story 4

The 65-year-old actor, who has portrayed Buzz Lightyear throughout all four films, appeared on The Talk on Wednesday in which he spoke about the highly anticipated animated film.

Asked by cohost Sara Gilbert whether he was hard at work on the beloved film, Allen said, “Yes, I gotta resist getting emotional. I don’t want to give it away, but this is an incredibly great story. It is so emotional, it’s so funny, it’s so big, the idea they’ve come up with, I’m startled. I couldn’t even get through the last scene. I would love to be a Washington leaker.”

Before he could say anything more, he stopped himself, explaining, “I just can’t do it. I can’t give any more away. They’ve got great characters but a couple of scenes toward the end were really hard to get through.”

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Toy Story 4 Plot:  This time, it’s all about the love story between Woody and Bo Peep. 🙂

“I love Bo Peep,” said John Lasseter, the former chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. “And we never got to know her backstory. She wasn’t in Toy Story 3 at all, so it really set us up nicely for her to come back. It’s a very special story.”

Bo Peep is voiced by Annie Potts. Tom Hanks, of course, voices Woody, while Tim Allen covers Buzz Lightyear.

Both Tim Allen and Tom Hanks will be back for Toy Story 4!

Both Tim Allen and Tom Hanks will be back for Toy Story 4, the final film in the series!

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You’ve got a friend in style with the newest Spirit Jersey offering from shopDisney! The highly anticipated Toy Story Spirit Jersey has finally made it’s debut! A sweet nostalgic touch is added with the fluffy cloud wallpaper we all know and love from Andy’s room. ❤

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May 5, 2019: Look what we found in the grocery store last night!

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Tim Allen at the Grand Opening of DHS’s new Toy Story Land in June 2018.

The theatrical release is coming one year after the grand opening of the new  Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World in June 2018.  We love the new Toy Story Land at DHS.

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First movie trailer:  Toy Story 4

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Poor Woody.  😉

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We love the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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The gang’s all here!  ❤

We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: 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/

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January:  Meeting the Toy Story characters again at the DCP Alumni event.

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Flashback Friday:  Our first week at the DCP program in Disney World.  Our first Housing Event.

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Fall DCP Housing event at Chatham Square meeting the gang from Toy Story.

Toy Story Land Opens June 30, 2018!

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The new Toy Story Land at DHS.

Toy Story Land is opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios June 30, 2018!

Toy Story Land is based upon the beloved Pixar films and takes guests on an immersive journey.  It will appear as if guests have been shrunk down to action-figure size thanks to oversized building blocks, buckets and game board pieces that will make up the area as they explore Andy’s backyard.

Video watch: Slink’s Roller Coaster ride

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August 28, 2017: Looked what arrived at DHS today!!!  It’s Slink Dog!

Two new attractions:

  1. Slink’s family-friendly roller coaster – Guests will board Slinky Dog’s back for a thrilling toy-filled roller coaster adventure that’s ideal for the entire family.
  2. Alien saucers attraction – The famous little green aliens from the movie will take guests around for a spin in their very own flying saucers – but beware The Claw above!
The Claw!

The Claw!

Toy Story Mania has been expanded to include a third track to help reduce wait times.

Toy Story 4 is coming in 2017.

Toy Story 4, a love story, opens June 2019.

And, Toy Story 4 is on the way!

Movie Trailer: Toy Story 4

This time, it’s all about the love story between Woody and Bo Peep.

“I love Bo Peep,” said John Lasseter, the former chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. “And we never got to know her backstory. She wasn’t in Toy Story 3 at all, so it really set us up nicely for her to come back. It’s a very special story.” For Lasseter, in particular. The Disney exec revealed that Bo Peep’s story is based off of his own wife Nancy’s life.

Both Tim Allen and Tom Hanks will be back for Toy Story 4!

Both Tim Allen and Tom Hanks will be back for Toy Story 4!

Bo Peep is voiced by Annie Potts. Tom Hanks, of course, voices Woody, while Tim Allen covers Buzz Lightyear.

Toy Story 4 is due to hit theaters in June 2019, a year after the opening of Toy Story Land at DHS.

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You can stay in a Toy Story room at Art of Animation.

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

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Book link on Amazon.com:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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