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Disney World Night of Joy Schedule 2013

Published August 13, 2013 by

Make a joyful noise at Disney World Night of Joy 2013


Each fall, Disney brings us encouragement and joy through the acts booked for Night of Joy.  Remember this event is not included in your regular price of admission for Magic Kingdom or even annual passes. It costs extra – so be prepared to leave the park by 7PM on these dates if you don’t have Night of Joy tickets. This is a can’t miss event if you love your Christian music sandwiched between rides on the Teacups and Space Mountain!

I think Disney works pretty hard to make sure there is a balance of high energy music and softer stuff for people like me…here’s the lineup if you want to mark you calender.

Purchase tickets while they last, by clicking HERE.

For dates and pricing on more special events coming to Disney – clicke HERE.

Friday, September 6

Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage

  • 7:40 p.m. – Steven Curtis Chapman/Michael W. Smith
  • 9:50 p.m. – MercyMe
  • 11:55 p.m. – Skillet

Galaxy Stage

  • 7:30 p.m. – Audio Adrenaline
  • 8:50 p.m. – Audio Adrenaline
  • 10:25 p.m. – Mandisa
  • 12:10 a.m. – For King and Country

Rockettower Plaza Stage

  • 8:15 p.m. – City
  • 9:40 p.m. – We As
  • 11:20 p.m. – Moriah Peters

Saturday, September 7

Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage

  • 7:40 p.m. – Francesca Battistelli
  • 9:30 p.m. – Gospel Music Association Winner Steven Musso
  • 9:50 p.m. – TobyMac
  • 11:55 p.m. – Newsboys

Galaxy Stage

  • 7:30 p.m. – Matthew West
  • 8:50 p.m. – Matthew West
  • 10:25 p.m. – Group 1 Crew
  • 12:10 a.m. – Building 429

Rockettower Plaza Stage

  • 8:15 p.m. – Jamie Grace
  • 9:40 p.m. – Jamie Grace
  • 11:20 p.m. – Plumb

World Secret: How to Find Cinderella’s Horse in Seconds on the Carrousel!

Published July 27, 2013 by

Did you know Cinderella has her very own horse on Prince Charming Regal Carrousel in the Magic Kingdom?

Here is a photo!


You will know you’ve found the right horse if you see a golden ribbon on it’s tail. The challenge can be to find this world secret among the herd. Here’s how you can find it super fast and amaze all your friends!

Keep calm and…look for the sleigh!

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There is only one sleigh – and it’s big – so this is pretty easy to do. Once you spot the sleigh – go up 3 rows – and look towards the center of that third row. Once you see the beautiful horse covered in roses – with the signature gold ribbon on the tail – you’ll know you have the right one! Now get on and practice your princess wave!

Congratulations, you have found Cinderella’s horse among all the others on Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel (in record time!)

Hey if we can’t stay in her suite in the Castle – or are perhaps a little old for the makeovers in the boutique – isn’t it great to know we can at least ride on Cindy’s horse? If a big burly Dad beats you to the horse first – perhaps you can tell him this secret and make his day! Or – just snicker to yourself like I always do.

I hope you enjoy this World Secret in record time! Have a magical day!

Magical Makeovers at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Published May 28, 2013 by

A magical beauty salon where any little girl can make her dream of becoming a princess come true.

A Fairy Tale Come to Life

With her magic wand—plus a few fashion tricks— a Fairy Godmother-in-training can transform girls (aged 3-12) into  princesses!  Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is owned by Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and operated by her skilled apprentices. Appointments typically last 30 minutes to an  hour depending on what package you choose.


Select a hairstyle

Then select your package:

  • The Coach Package (starting at $54.95, plus tax)Hairstyling
    Shimmering make-up, face gem
    Princess sash and tote
  • The Crown Package (starting at $59.95, plus tax)Hairstyling
    Shimmering make-up, face gem
    Princess sash and tote
    Nail polish
  • The Courtyard Package (starting at $89.95, plus tax)Exclusive Courtyard hairstyling
    Shimmering make-up, face gem
    Princess sash and tote
    Nail polish
    Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique T-shirt
    Trendy tutu
  • The Castle Package (starting at $189.95, plus tax)Hairstyling
    Shimmering make-up, face gem
    Princess sash and tote
    Nail polish
    Complete costume of your choice plus accessories
    One 6″ x 8″ and four 4″ x 6″ photos in a princess-themed holder

Disneyways would like to thank for this awesome video!

      • Makeovers at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique are very popular, so reservations are strongly recommended. Call (407) WDW-STYLE or (407) 939-7895 to book your appointment with a Fairy Godmother-in-training today!

Our thanks to Leah Taylor for these photos!

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Boys can join in on the fun too, as Fairy Godmothers-in-training can transform them into heroic knights!

The Knight Package ($15.95 plus tax)

  • Hairstyling with colorful gel
  • Mighty sword and shield
  • Confetti


Two Boutiques to Choose from:
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique has 2 locations: inside Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom park and at the World of Disney store in Downtown Disney Marketplace.

Downtown Disney

Hours are subject to change but are typically 9:00AM-7:29PM

Costume choices may include: Ariel, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty (Aurora), Belle, Jasmine, and Cinderella as well as Tinker Bell, Minnie Mouse, Rapunzel and Princess Tiana. The knight package for boys is also available.

The World of Disney location offers a wide variety of beautiful accessories, including ponytail hairpieces and tiaras.

Self-parking and admission to Downtown Disney are complimentary.

Magic Kingdom

Hours are subject to change but are typically 8:00AM-7:00PM

Costume choices may include Ariel, Snow White, Aurora, Belle, Jasmine, Cinderella, Tinker Bell and Tiana

The Magic Kingdom location offers a wide variety of beautiful accessories, including ponytail hairpieces and tiaras.

Have you experienced the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique? Please leave me your thoughts and comments below!


Cinderella: Her controversial makeover and movie secrets

Published February 24, 2013 by

Have you heard? There is a war going on. As silly as it may sound to some people, others have taken it very seriously. The war I am referring to is the one between Disney fans who are on both sides of the fence – those who like the new updated look the Disney princesses have – and those who prefer the classic looks. Perhaps no princess has been discussed more than our sweet Cinderella, affectionately referred to as “Cindy” by many of her fans.

Our Disney version of Cinderella is 63 years young in 2013 – and she hasn’t slowed down a bit. One can certainly respect that she still has the biggest castle in all of Walt Disney World. The figures representing the sales of merchandise bearing her image are mind boggling. Her mode of transportation is beautiful and unmatched by almost any standard.

Why is she such an undeniable force in the Disney princess line-up, even to this day?  Personally, I feel that it has something to do with the movie that has endeared her to so many, for so long. It is a movie that remains one of my all-time personal favorites since childhood.


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I thought I knew everything there was to know about Walt Disney’s classic Cinderella – until I came across these interesting facts about the movie.

Keep reading, and let me know if any of these are new to you as well!

1. A song called “Dancing on a Cloud” was cut from the movie. You can hear it here:

2. A dream sequence reminiscent of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Cinderella imagines multiple Cindys attacking the chore list—was storyboarded but ultimately didn’t make it. You can see stills of the storyboards and hear the song below, though it’s a new recording. The original was lost.

3. The voice of Cinderella herself, Ilene Woods, revealed in this interview that Walt Disney was probably the first person to use double tracked vocals, where the singer records herself singing both the melody and the harmonies. The vocals were then mixed together, creating a seamless effect.

4. The moment when the Fairy Godmother transforms Cinderella’s torn dress into a beautiful gown fit for a princess is said to be Walt Disney’s favorite piece of animation ever. It was drawn by Marc Davis, one of Disney’s Nine Old Men.

5. If some of the Disney women from the 50s and 60s look similarly graceful and lanky, there’s a reason for it: Helene Stanley, the live-action model for Cinderella, was also the live-action model for Princess Aurora and Anita in101 Dalmatians. Here she is doing her “Once Upon a Dream” thing for Sleeping Beauty.

6. Eleanor Audley, the voice of Lady Tremaine (Cinderella’s evil stepmother), was also the voice of Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty and Madame Leota in the Haunted Mansion at Disneyworld and Disneyland.

7. Similarly, Verna Felton, the Fairy Godmother, provided the voices for a bunch of other famous Disney roles. She was also Mrs. Jumbo in Dumbo, the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland, Aunt Sarah in Lady and the Tramp, and both Flora and the Queen in Sleeping Beauty.

8. The song “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo” was popular in mainstream music thanks to a version by Perry Como and the Fontane sisters.

The Glass Slipper Collection by DSW

Published November 30, 2012 by

Updated April 30th 2013 – many designs are already sold out but the remainders have been marked down!

Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) has partnered with Disney to release a whimsical Cinderella-inspired shoe line called The Glass Slipper Collection. The collection of six timeless heels capture the beauty, fantasy and elegance of Cinderella – with touches like satin, lace and rhinestone embellishments. You don’t have to be a Disney bride to appreciate these beauties. My absolute favorite part about this collection is that there’s an embossed Cinderella’s Coach and blue Cinderella jewel on the sole! These shoes are available for immediate purchase, however they are limited edition, so don’t wait! You can see all of them from every angle as well as the prices at the link above. I have included some photos for you here, however, that are straight from Disney.

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Lady Tremaine, Anastasia, and Drusella will want to get thier hands on some of these for sure!

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