Category: Merchandise

Disney’s MagicBands: The Hype, the Hysteria, & You

Disney’s MagicBands: The Hype, the Hysteria, & You

| November 6, 2013 | 161 Replies

I am thinking about canceling my trip to Walt Disney World because I am so worried that FastPass+ and MagicBands will ruin it. I don’t even like wearing something on my wrist! Disney MagicBands are too confusing. They make a vacation hard. They are rationing out how many rides you can go on now in [...]

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Artist Spotlight: Dave Avanzino at the Festival of Masters

Artist Spotlight: Dave Avanzino at the Festival of Masters

| November 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

For the past 37 years, Downtown Disney in Florida has been transformed into an artist lover’s paradise during the annual Festival of the Masters, and this year will be no exception. The prestigious open-air fine arts festival celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of painting, photography, glass, and more by hosting over 300 artists from around [...]

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Vera Bradley Partners with Disney Cruise Line

Vera Bradley Partners with Disney Cruise Line

| October 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

Just one month after the official release of Vera Bradley’s new Disney handbags, the collection is already expanding with more unique prints and patterns. Guests aboard the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Magic recently found themselves surprised by new additions including those featuring the Disney Cruise Line logo. If you’re getting ready to set [...]

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Review: “Toy Story of TERROR!”

Review: “Toy Story of TERROR!”

and | October 16, 2013 | 10 Replies

Toy Story Of TERROR! Tonight Disney•Pixar debuted their very first television special, Toy Story of TERROR!, bringing back the beloved characters from the Toy Story films into a Halloween-themed tale. Woody, Buzz, and Jessie, along with the rest of the Toy Story gang and some new friends they find along the way, take us on [...]

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Preview: “Toy Story of TERROR!”

Preview: “Toy Story of TERROR!”

| October 13, 2013 | 2 Replies

When Toy Story 3 came out in 2010, a big question on the minds of Pixar and Toy Story fans was whether or not that would be the last time we would see Woody, Buzz, and the gang. Pixar answered this question a year later when Hawaiian Vacation, the first Toy Story Toons short, debuted [...]

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Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition Blu-ray

Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition Blu-ray

and | October 3, 2013 | 2 Replies

The 1980s were tough for Walt Disney Animation. The Fox and the Hound was released in 1981 and was considered a financial success, despite Don Bluth and other animators leaving the company in the middle of production. Afterwards, Disney hit a rough patch with The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, and Oliver and Company. Bluth on the other [...]

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“Scrumptious” Merchandise Available at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

“Scrumptious” Merchandise Available at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

| September 30, 2013 | 7 Replies

For some, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is all about the food. Others enjoy sampling wines from around the globe. Still, there is a select group of people, myself included, who enjoy another perk to this annual tradition: new merchandise, and there’s plenty of it this year. From towels to artwork to clothing [...]

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Vera Bradley’s Disney Collection Hits Stores at Walt Disney World

Vera Bradley’s Disney Collection Hits Stores at Walt Disney World

| September 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

This weekend brings with it a special merchandising milestone at Walt Disney World: the official debut of Vera Bradley’s Disney collection. The line of bags which includes backpacks, hipsters, duffels, and more is the first collaboration between the two companies and has been highly anticipated by thousands around the globe. In fact, when we first [...]

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Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

| August 27, 2013 | 3 Replies

This may come as a surprise to some, but Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK) happens to be my favorite park in all of Walt Disney World. The amount of attention paid to detail is astonishing and themeing exists at every corner. DAK touts itself as “not a zoo” but a wildlife preserve filled with areas for [...]

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Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

| August 24, 2013 | 67 Replies

Resorts all around Walt Disney World are in the process of rolling out the new Rapid Fill resort mug program which eliminates the issue of guests getting soda for free at resort quick service locations. Kathy Werling visited one of the first resorts to adopt Rapid Fill last week, All Star Movies, and wrote about [...]

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