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Disneyland Topiaries + 2015 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Dates

2015 Epcot Flower & Garden

The Disney Parks Blog periodically features a series called “Every Role a Starring Role.” This week they spotlighted Sarah, a topiary engineer at Disneyland Resort. First, I had no idea there was such a thing as a topiary engineer, so I learned a little something right there, but then the story also got me excited […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Pinterest Pins

Haunted Mansion pin

Here are a few of my favorite pins on Magical Mouse Schoolhouse’s Disney Pinterest boards! Click the image to go directly to the original article. Click the link in the photo caption to view (and ♥ and share) the pins on Pinterest. Hope you enjoy! At this week’s #WordlessWednesday, some fave #Disney #Pinterest pins! Click To […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: What Kind of Dog is Pluto?

Mickey and Pluto

Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Pluto? According to Disney historian Dave Smith in his book, Disney Trivia from the Vault, “Pluto was never meant to be any particular breed–in other words, he is a lovable mutt. In his first appearance in the 1930 cartoon The Chain Gang, he was a […]

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: New Balance Running Trails at Walt Disney World Resort

New Balance Running Trail

Please give a warm welcome to our friend and special Guest, Didi Marie from DISTherapy! Didi is a wife, mother, sports medicine physical therapist and a Johnny-come-lately runner residing in New York and Vermont. Didi is joining us today with a look at one of her favorite New Balance Running Trails at Walt Disney World […]

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SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team Returns 2 Green Sea Turtles to Ocean

SWO Sea Turtle Release

On Wednesday, following months of rehabilitation, the SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team returned two juvenile green sea turtles.  The first sea turtle was returned to Wabasso Beach, near Vero Beach, Florida, by the SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team and the second was returned into the Trident Basin, near Port Canaveral, Florida, by Canaveral Air Force Station Biologist […]

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STRANGE MAGIC Opens Tomorrow! Download FREE Activity Sheets

Strange Magic

The latest film from the creative mind of George Lucas and Lucasfilm Ltd., STRANGE MAGIC, is an animated madcap fairy tale musical inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Our runDisney Side

WDW Marathon collage

Showing off a new Disney Side: our runDisney Side! Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: How Many Bananas?

Disney bananas grapes watermelon

Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia? See, it IS easy to eat healthy at Walt Disney World Resort! (Statistics via Disney by the Numbers.) How many bananas are consumed annually at Walt Disney World? #DisneyTrivia Click To Tweet Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

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Get & Stay Fit at Disney: Bicycles, Canoes, Golf Clubs & Floaties

Disney bike rentals

They say the average Walt Disney World Resort Guest walks approximately 8-10 miles a day when visiting the Vacation Kingdom. Often for many people, myself included, that burns barely enough calories to make up for the delicious Disney dining they’re doing along the way. Not to worry! The Resort offers many ways to help everyone […]

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Live-Action CINDERELLA Preview


Our friend Penny of Our Crazy Adventures in Autismland got to attend an early preview of the upcoming live-action film, CINDERELLA. She shares her thoughts below and lets you know what you can look forward to. As usual , Walt Disney Studios has a blockbuster movie on their hands. The live-action CINDERELLA debuts March 13th […]

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First Tawny Frogmouth Chick of the Year Hatches at SeaWorld Orlando

tawny frogmouth chick

It’s so ugly it’s cute! This adorable little fluffball just hatched a few days ago at SeaWorld Orlando. This tawny frogmouth is the first chick to hatch this year. It currently weighs under an ounce (21 grams), the equivalent of eight pennies, and will grow to weigh as much as 21 ounces (400-600 grams), or […]

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SeaWorld’s Aquatica Hosts 6th Annual Special Olympics Florida’s Polar Plunge®

SeaWorld Orlando’s Aquatica water park will host the 6th Annual Special Olympics Florida’s Polar Plunge® on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Registration opens at 9:30 AM, with the Plunge taking place at 11:00 AM. Registration is currently open online at Everyone deserves a chance at a happy and purposeful life. Yet people with intellectual disabilities […]

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