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 DISBoards.com. You can follow Jackie on Twitter @jjzmgailey.



Disney Shares First Look at Working Model of Upcoming Pixar Pier

Coming in the summer of 2018, Pixar Pier is going to transform Paradise Bay at Disney California Adventure park with playful neighborhoods that include characters from some of everyone’s favorite Pixar stories. Disney has shared the first look at the working model that’s now being used by Walt Disney Imagineering. The new neighborhoods being added will represent beloved Pixar stories […]


Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Showcase Set for Feb. 3 at Walt Disney World

An open house and showcase will be presented on February 3, 2018, by Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons where guests will have the opportunity to get a first-hand look at all the wedding inspiration Disney has to offer along with how they will take care of all your wedding needs. Guests will also have […]


BREAKING: Disney Acquires Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Iger to Remain CEO Through 2021

As we expected, The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (21st Century Fox) have officially announced this morning that they have “entered into a definitive agreement for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, including the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for approximately $52.4 billion […]


FIRST LOOK: Guests Can Now View Sumatran Tiger Cubs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Jeda and Anala, the two lovable baby Sumatran tiger cubs that were born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort back in August, made their television debut on Good Morning America this morning! Beginning today, guests can see the two playful cubs in their habitat on the Maharajah Jungle Trek! Erin Heavey, an Animal Care Specialist at Animal […]


New Details Shared for Terralina Crafted Italian Coming to Disney Springs Early Next Year

The Levy Restaurant Group will soon be unveiling their newest venue at the Walt Disney World Resort. Terralina Crafted Italian is expected to open in the Spring of 2018 and is said to “transport guests to ‘la dolce vita,’ (the sweet life) essence of the spectacular Lake District of Northern Italy.” Alison Weber, Chief Creative […]


Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Honored With Allergy-Friendly Fare Award

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts was recognized earlier this month by the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) as “an industry leader in providing safe, quality dining experiences to guests with allergies and special diets at the 20th annual Food Allergy Ball in New York City.” Mandy Bond, the Director of Food & Beverage Strategies […]


New Moana Premium Experience Announced for Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

Guests visiting Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa can now visit with Moana during a new premium experience! The brand new experience, “Kakamora Chaos with Moana,” takes place at Aunty’s Beach House. During the 90-minute experience, Moana is anxious to find out more about her newly-made friends including what kinds of games they enjoy playing. […]


New Show Featuring Characters from ‘Up’ to Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2018

Disney has just announced new details on an all-new show coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom just in time for the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom that will feature Russell and Dug from Disney•Pixar’s UP. The new experience will give guests the opportunity to see Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his canine companion Dug as they “discover species […]


Disney Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Receives Two Golden Globe Nominations

The nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday morning and Disney Pixar’s Coco received two nominations this year. The first is for Best Animated Film and the second is for ‘Remember Me’ for Best Original Song – Motion Picture. The Golden Globes will air live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on […]