Author Archives: Jackie Gailey

Jackie Gailey is a work-at-home mom of two kids (ages 19 & 15), wife of 23+ years to the greatest husband and dad, and owner of Jackie’s Magical Moments, where she occasionally blogs about experiences she has with her vacation-loving family. Jackie travels to the Orlando area weekly because one can never have enough Pixie Dust in their life! Jackie was a Panelist on the 2013 and 2014 Disney Parks Moms Panel and she is currently the Community Manager at You can follow Jackie on Twitter @jjzmgailey.

Disney Looks to Its Insurer for Reimbursement on Some of $177 Million Payout for ‘Pink Slime’ Defamation Lawsuit

Earlier this year, the Walt Disney Company paid out $177 million to Beef Products, Inc. in order to settle a defamation lawsuit and is now reportedly looking for some reimbursement through its insurance policy with AIG. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “AIG unit Chartis Specialty Insurance Company doesn’t believe anything is owed. Disney is now […]

New Shops Opening at Disney Springs in Time for the Holiday Season

Just when you thought the shopping at Disney Springs couldn’t get any better, several new retailers have been added and are already open for business! The Swings N’ Things kiosk opened its doors last month near Cookes of Dublin and they feature a variety of lounge-worthy hammocks and porch swings. Savannah Bee went from a […]

New ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ Series to Premiere on Freeform in Spring 2018

You might remember the one-episode special on Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings from earlier this year on Freeform. Due to the overwhelming success of that show with nearly 3 million viewers, a seven-episode series has been ordered to debut in the Spring. The new series will be produced by Simon Lythgoe, Ann Lewis Roberts, and Jenny […]

Walt Disney Studios Releases New Clip and Featurette from Disney Pixar’s ‘Coco’

The newest movie clip plus a new featurette has just been released from Disney Pixar’s Coco! About the movie: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, […]

New Voice of Kermit the Frog Makes its Debut on ‘Disney Night’ of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Kermit the Frog stopped in during last night’s episode of Dancing With the Stars for ‘Disney Night.’ Kermit is now voiced by Matt Vogel who took over for Steve Whitmire who had voiced Kermit for 27 years prior. Whitmire claimed that he was terminated after accusations of being unprofessional. Kermit appeared in last night’s show as […]

Angelina Jolie Set to Voice ‘Stella’ in Disney’s Upcoming ‘The One and Only Ivan’

Angelina Jolie has signed on to voice the role of Stella in The One and Only Ivan, Disney’s upcoming adaptation of the Newbery Medal-winning book that was written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by Patricia Castelao. Jolie is already in the producer role for this project along with Allison Shearmur, who was one of the […]

Disney Introduces Internal Resort Shuttle Bus Between Jambo House and Kidani at Animal Kingdom Lodge

Guests will be thrilled to learn that a brand new internal resort shuttle bus has been introduced at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge! The shuttle runs between Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Jambo House and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani and will be available to transport guests between the two locations. As some of you may […]

Walt Disney World Announces New “Ultimate Disney Christmas Package”

This holiday season, you can celebrate the magic of Disney with the “Ultimate Disney Christmas Package” at Walt Disney World Resort. This festive vacation package has guests arriving on December 21 and departing on December 26, 2017 and enjoying an itinerary full of exclusive experiences! Here’s a look at all the unique offerings included: December 21, 2017 – One ticket per person in your party […]

Vox Populi: Thoughts From the DISBoards On Allowing Dogs at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

You may have heard the big news on Friday afternoon that beginning yesterday, October 15, Walt Disney World kicked off a pilot program that would allow guests who are staying at either Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside, the Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, or Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, to […]