Favorite Food Friday – Olaf Cupcake

Favorite Food Friday – Olaf Cupcake

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Our Favorite Food This Week: Olaf Cupcakeolaf-cupcake-favorite-food-friday-disneydaybyday-pin
Location: ABC Commissary – Hollywood Studios
Price:  $5.59

Welcome to this week’s Favorite Food Friday where we share our favorite foods with our friends.  This week we return to Hollywood Studios, it’s been awhile since we have visited the park.   With all the construction in the park for both Star Wars and Toy Story, the park really feels about only half it’s normal size.   We stopped in at the ABC Commissary to pick up lunch and found an Olaf Cupcake and not of the carrot cake variety.   This was a chocolate cake with a marshmallow style frosting.   Overall it was very good, the cake was moist and the frosting was not overly sweet even with the large sugar crystals on the outside.   Give it a try next time you are in the parks.


The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic (ABC 9/2 8pm ET)

The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic (ABC 9/2 8pm ET)

Mark your calendars – The Story of Frozen will air on ABC on September 2 from 8 – 9 pm ET

The Story of Frozen

“The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” is an all-new, original special in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Lincoln Square Productions and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The special ventures behind-the-scenes for an exclusive look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award®- winning film “Frozen,” now the biggest animated feature of all time.   A breathtaking and fantastic saga, the special tells the real story of making a modern movie based on a timeless tale that nearly overnight became a cultural touchstone for legions of fans.

 “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” airs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 (8:00 -9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

The Story of Frozen 1              Viewers will get a rare look inside Walt Disney Animation Studios and unprecedented access to the creative team that brought “Frozen” to life. Throughout the one-hour special, the audience will hear from “Frozen” stars Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, the directors, songwriters, producer and artists and chief creative officer John Lasseter –   the team who dreamed of making a cherished Hans Christian Andersen story into a big screen animated musical.   Viewers will take a journey to the beautiful Norwegian villages and landscapes that inspired the look of Arendelle – the fictional kingdom – and see images and footage from the research trips to Norway, Quebec and points beyond that helped create the film’s unforgettable look and feel.

             This special will also include some exciting announcements about the next chapter of “Frozen” and a never-before-seen preview of “Frozen” characters Anna, Elsa and Kristoff on an upcoming episode of ABC’s smash-hit “Once Upon a Time.”

 The program will culminate in an exclusive sneak peek at the action-packed comedy-adventure “Big Hero 6,” currently in production at Walt Disney Animation Studios –under wraps until now – as the team prepares their next big-screen epic.

  “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” features interviews with “Frozen” stars Kristen Bell (voice of Anna) and Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa) as well as Walt Disney Animation Studios’ chief creative officer and “Frozen” executive producer John Lasseter, Academy Award®-winning filmmakers, including directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, producer Peter Del Vecho, and songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. This one-hour special will also feature exclusive insights and commentary from art director Mike Giaimo and talented artists from the art direction, animation and effects teams. The exclusive sneak peek of “Big Hero 6” is presented by the film’s directors, Don Hall and Chris Williams.

 “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” is produced by Lincoln Square Productions. Jeanmarie Condon is Senior Executive Producer and Rudy Bednar is Director of “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic.”

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Frozen In Summer #Giveaway!

Frozen In Summer #Giveaway!

Frozen in Summer Giveaway

Frozen items are still so hard to come by, how about making on little girls dreams come true!    We have come together with many of our Disney friends to offer an amazing Frozen Giveaway prize package.

The prize package  includes:

  • Authentic Disney Anna Dress size 5/6
  • Authentic Disney Elsa Dress size 5/6
  • Authentic Disney Elsa Crown
  • Authentic Disney Elsa Jewelry

The giveaway starts today, July 27th, and ends on August 10th with the winner being announced on August 11th. Be sure to use all your entries below and watch the sites for great ways to be Frozen into your home.

Lynn – My Pixie Dust Diary – Party Favors
Amy – Mouse Ears Mom – Craft Ideas
Cindy – Super Heroes and Tea Cups – Hands on Activiies
Donna Kay – Disney Donna Kay – Polymer Clay Olaf Tutorial
Julie – Run Walk FASTPass Repeat – Nail Art
Linda – Great WDW Tips – Best of Frozen on Pinterest
Didi – DISTherapy – #OlafSummerVacation Travel Tips and Crafts
Jodi – Magical Mouse Schoolhouse – Frozen Summer Fun @ DHS
John – Big Fat Panda – Frozen Video
Kuleen – The Disney Kids – Anna Cape Tutorial
Beth – A Disney Mom’s Thoughts – The Love Experts, Frozen’s Trolls
Deb – Focused on the Magic – gifts and garb
Sean – Disney Day by Day – Authentic Norwegian Goodies
Lin – Disney Mamas – T-shirts
Diane – Can Do It Mom – Party Ideas
Lisa and James – Home is Where the Mouse is – DIY Frozen Dessert Party at Home

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Frozen Music Inspiration

Frozen Music Inspiration

 

Frozen InspirationFrozen continues to be a huge success.   As with any movie, I love to hear about what happened behind the scenes including what inspired the music.   The below video was put together by The New York Times.   To think the music was inspired by a park in Brooklyn.   Take a look as  The Oscar-nominated composers Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez say that in some part, inspiration for the songs they wrote for “Frozen” came from Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York.   Just shows you that inspiration can come from anywhere.    What are you inspired by?    

 

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