Author Archives: Jackie Gailey

Jackie Gailey is a work-at-home mom of two kids (ages 20 & 16), wife of 25+ 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 regularly to the Orlando area 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 currently, she is an editor and writer for and the Community Manager at

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Disney Shares First Look at Toy Story Land at Night in Newest DisneyParksLIVE

The newest episode of Inside Disney Parks has just been released and its chock-full of never-before-seen firsts, including an exclusive sneak peek at what to expect once the sun goes down in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. In the video below, there is also a special “unboxing” segment where new toys created for […]

Disney Responds to Comcast’s Bid for 21st Century Fox Assets with Significant Increase

The Walt Disney Company has just raised its bid to purchase the majority of 21st Century Fox for $71.3 billion. This new bid amounts to $38 per share in cash and stock. Disney will also assume approximately $13.8 billion of net debt of 21st Century Fox. The acquisition price carries a total equity value of […]

Bus Times Now Available In Re-Designed My Disney Experience App

Guests utilizing the complimentary transportation at Walt Disney World are constantly wondering when the next bus will arrive at their Disney Resort hotel, and with the newest feature on the My Disney Experience app, that information will be available at your fingertips. Guests will now be able to quickly learn up-to-the-minute estimations as to when the next bus will leave […]

Where Do You Draw the Line With Buying Disney Merchandise?

Over the last year or so, Disney Parks has really stepped up their merchandise game. From resort-themed products to attraction and land-themed pins and shirts, it’s pretty tough to decide what you can’t live without these days. What about all of the special event-themed merchandise? You’ve got all of the Festivals at Epcot with tons of […]

Mickey Ice Cream Bars Transform Into Must-Have Summer Disney Ears

Mickey ice cream bars are quite possibly the most beloved Disney Parks treats. It’s a classic that every Disney fan must try at least once. Those Mickey ice cream bars will soon be taking on a new stylish form in the ever-popular Mickey Ear headbands. The new Ears are loaded with plenty of sparkles, including a trendy pink bow. You’ve got […]

‘Disney Musicals in Schools’ Helps Build Theatrical Education Programs in Public Schools

For years, mini versions of classic Disney films such as Aladdin and The Lion King have been licensed to school groups and professional theaters by Disney Theatrical Productions. In parts of the country, some schools don’t have the resources necessary to stage a musical or to provide theatrical instruction to their students. Back in 2010, Disney Theatrical Group decided to do […]

Disney Parks Reveals Additional Merchandise Coming to Toy Story Land

Last month, we were given a sneak peek of some of the new merchandise that would be coming to Toy Story Land when it opens on June 30, 2018, and today, Disney has shared some additional images of more items that we’re going to see real soon. Brad Schoeneberg, director, Merchandise Strategy and New Park […]

Super Baby Races Held Daily in Tomorrowland as Part of ‘Incredible Summer’

The youngest guests at Walt Disney World can race to the finish line as they show off their super crawling speed at the Incredible Tomorrowland Expo in Magic Kingdom Park. Guests interested in having their Super Baby participate in the race should stop by to register at the Rockettower Plaza Stage beginning at 10:30 a.m. daily, […]

Rose Gold Backpacks and Wallets Available at Walt Disney World; Coming Soon to Shop Parks App

Last week, we told you about the newest addition to Disney’s rose gold merchandise – the sequined backpack. At that time, the backpack was only available at the Disneyland Resort and it was sold out within one day of its arrival. Today, we’re happy to share that the backpacks, as well as matching wallets, will […]

New Port Coming to Tokyo DisneySea in Largest Expansion Ever

URAYASU, CHIBA—Oriental Land Co., Ltd. announced that an agreement has been reached with The Walt Disney Company on plans for developing a new themed port at Tokyo DisneySea®, which will also include a new Disney hotel. With this agreement and upon the completion of the Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland® expansions, the licenses for the […]