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Mean Muggin’ Monday

Today’s coffee mug is from Heather ( @DisneyBigSis ) . It was seen at WonderGround Gallery at Disneyland. As you can see it represents that famous attraction and song we love, It’s A Small World.   The mug retails for $12.95.

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

If you would like your coffee mug on Mean Muggin’ Monday, email picture and description to DizThruBrownEyes@yahoo.com.

Tickets for the 2015 D23 Expo on Sale August 14th

d23-expo-2015-logo-01[1]I am very excited to attend my fourth D23 Expo in 2015.  Below is the official press release of prices and what the Sorcerer Package will be including this expo.

BURBANK, Calif. – August 6, 2014 – On Thursday, August 14, at 10 a.m. PT, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will begin selling tickets for the next D23 Expo, which will take place August 14–16, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The largest Disney fan event in the world, the D23 Expo celebrates all the wonderful worlds of Disney entertainment, uniting all parts of The Walt Disney Company under one roof, including The Walt Disney Studios (including Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm); Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Disney Consumer Products; Media Networks (including ABC, Disney Channel, and Radio Disney) and Disney Interactive. D23 Expo 2015 marks the fourth bi-annual event held in Anaheim.

More than 65,000 Disney fans from around the world gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center in 2013 for the third D23 Expo. Once again, the Expo will celebrate the past, present, and future of Disney with live events, celebrity appearances, panels, presentations, sneak peeks, and immersive experiences. D23 Expo 2015 marks the return of fan favorites including the Disney Legends Awards, honoring the talented men and women who have made indelible contributions to the Disney legacy; and Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, which spotlights costumes, props, and set pieces from Disney’s rich history. 

As in previous Expos, D23 Expo 2015 will showcase all of the latest stars in the Disney universe. In 2013, celebrity appearances included Angelina Jolie, Chris Evans, Billy Crystal, Natalie Portman, and Tom Hiddleston, with performances by Idina Menzel, R5 featuring Ross Lynch, and a once-in-a-lifetime concert with Disney Legends Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken. Additionally, Disney executives and creative talent came together to deliver special presentations, announcements, and experiences to Disney fans throughout the three-day extravaganza.

Tickets for D23 Expo 2015 are available at a discounted price for a limited time. From August 14–December 31, 2014, tickets are $61 for a one-day adult admission and $42 for children 3–12. Tickets for members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club are $52 for a one-day adult admission and $37 for children. Multi-day money-saving tickets are also available. D23 Members can save as much as $268 off the price of admission, based on the purchase of four three-day tickets at the D23 Member rate. For more information on tickets and the ticket pricing structure for members and general admission, visit D23Expo.com.

In addition to these special advance-purchase savings, an extremely limited number of D23 VIP Sorcerer Packages will once again be available. Based on fan feedback, even more benefits have been added this year including exclusive opportunities in the Walt Disney Imagineering pavilion and Mickey’s of Glendale.

The SORCERER PACKAGE includes:

·         Three-day admission ticket and commemorative Sorcerer credential

·         Reserved seating at all presentations in the main hall, Stage 23, and Stage 28

·         Limited-edition D23 American Tourister boarding bag

·         Pre-Expo tour of the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit

·         Special tour of the Walt Disney Imagineering Pavilion

·         Exclusive shopping time in the D23 Expo Dream Store, Disney Store, and Mickey’s of Glendale

·         Tour of the D23 Expo show floor the day before the Expo is open to the public

·         Welcome Reception on Thursday evening

·         Exclusive entrance to the Expo each morning

·         A voucher for an appointment with an on-site massage therapist

·         Exclusive D23 Expo gift pack including gifts from D23 and the rest of The Walt Disney Company

·         Saturday morning Meet and Greet Coffee with a special Disney guest

·         “Fond Farewell” reception on final day of Expo

·         Plus, access to the Sorcerer Member Lounge and other benefits

Sorcerer Package tickets are available exclusively to both Gold and Silver D23 Members at $2,000 per ticket. Members have the option to purchase up to two Sorcerer tickets. Additional details and benefits are highlighted at D23Expo.com.

D23 Gold and Silver Members are entitled to early admission to the Expo show floor and D23 will once again give a special thanks to D23 Charter Members, providing them special access to the Expo’s Charter Member Lounge.

Visit D23Expo.com to relive some of the extraordinary experiences from the first three Expo events and get a peek at what’s to come in 2015.

Mean Muggin’ Monday

Today’s guest coffee mug comes from Heather ( @DisneyBigSis ). This mug was seen at WonderGround Gallery at Disneyland. It is a combination of Disney Villains and Princesses.   The mug retails for $12.95.

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

Photo credit: @DisneyBigSis

If you would like your coffee mug on Mean Muggin’ Monday, email pictures and description to DizThruBrownEyes@yahoo.com.

Disney twenty-three Celebrates 23 Issues

Photo Credit: D23

Photo Credit: D23

I can not wait to get my copy of the 23rd issue of Disney twenty-three.  Check out what will be in this issue by reading the official press release below.

BURBANK, Calif. – JULY 29, 2014 – To celebrate 23 issues of its collectible publication, Disney twenty-three, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club circles the planet to experience Disney’s worlds from Europe, South America, and Asia to the fantastical fictional realms of San Fransokyo and Once Upon a Time’s Enchanted Forest. The cover of the issue features a spectacular photo mosaic with a classic image of Walt and Roy O. Disney with Margie Gay of the Alice Comedies shorts series, courtesy of images of D23 Members from around the globe.

Disney twenty-three’sFall issue, available exclusively to Gold Members of D23, starts the journey with a visit to France for an in-depth look at how the creative team at Walt Disney Imagineering brought the spectacular world of Ratatouille to life at Disneyland Paris for Ratatouille: The Adventure. Then it’s off to Japan where Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives is touring the country with a dazzling exhibit featuring more than 70 props, costumes, images, and artifacts. In “It’s A Disney World After All,” D23 goes on a non-stop tour from Latin America to the Middle East to look at Disney’s indelible mark on the rich cultures of many nations. And, in true Disney fashion, we visit the stunning and sleek fictional city of San Fransokyo for a look at spectacular concept art that inspired the upcoming Walt Disney Feature Animation release Big Hero 6.

 Also included in the Fall issue of Disney twenty-three:

  • A rich look into Marvel’s remarkable 75-year history, including a season two preview of the ABC hit Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • A chilling glimpse at Once Upon a Time’s upcoming Frozen-themed season with the series’ creators
  • A dive into the Walt Disney Archives to view rarely seen concept art from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year
  • A journey back in time to celebrate 89 amazing Disney milestones from 1989
  • Regular columns including A Walk with Walt, D Society, Ask Dave, and our final edition of PHOTOfiles

All D23 Members are invited to visit www.D23.com for additional members-only content, including an in-depth video interview with Stan Lee who sits down to talk about Marvel’s 75-year legacy.

Other features coming to D23.com include:

  • A soaring look at Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino, who used his initial score as inspiration for the soundtrack to Ratatouille: The Adventure
  • More scoop on what’s to come this season on Once Upon a Time
  • An extended gallery of concept art from the development of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

 

Disney twenty-three, which is delivered directly to fans’ doorsteps, is offered exclusively to D23 Gold Members as a benefit of their membership. The publication will begin arriving mid-August.

Mean Muggin’ Monday

Today’s guest coffee mug is from Sarah R. of Disney by Design. Sarah stated “I think this Mrs. mug has to be my favorite.  I’m able to show my Disney pride and my excitement for being a Mrs. all in one”.

Photo Credit: SR

Photo Credit: SR

If you would like your coffee mug on Mean Muggin’ Monday, email pictures and description to DizThruBrownEyes@yahoo.com.

Happy Anniversary Disneyland

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

I remember taking my first trip to Disneyland in 2009.  I was very excited and just a ball of energy.  I could not wait to step on Main Street USA to walk in the footsteps of Walt.  This is where it all began.

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

My first trip was short due to me attending the first D23 Expo as well.

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

 

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

Since this trip, I have been to Disneyland in 2011 and 2013.  My next trip will be this August to earn the runDisney Coast to Coast Medal by participating in the Disneyland Half Marathon.

 

Mean Muggin’ Monday

Today’s coffee mug is from Hallmark and has one of my favorite quotes from Walt Disney on it.  The mug retails for $12.95.

Photo Credit: EH

Photo Credit: EH

If you would like your coffee mug on Mean Muggin’ Monday, email pictures and description to DizThruBrownEyes@yahoo.com.