31 March 2016

Combining Scrumptious Cookie Flavors w/ Krispy Kreme Doughnuts = Cookie Jar Doughnuts

New and exciting cookie favorite coming straight to the one and only Krispy Kreme Doughnut shop. 


Three indulgent, cookie-themed doughnuts, including the new Snickerdoodle Doughnut and returning favorites, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Doughnut and the Oreo Cookies and Kreme Doughnut, are available throughout Central Florida through May 15

Which one will you try? I'm thinking all 3 :-) 

· The NEW Snickerdoodle Doughnut is a cake doughnut rolled in cinnamon sugar, drizzled with white icing and topped with snickerdoodle cookie pieces. 
 
· An indulgent take on a classic, the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Doughnut features an Original Glazed® doughnut topped with milk chocolate drizzle and a cookie dough flavored Kreme™ dollop.
 
· The Oreo Cookies and Kreme Doughnut is filled with a decadent Oreo Cookies and Kreme filling before being dipped in dark chocolate icing. The doughnut is topped off with Oreo cookie pieces and white icing. 
 
· Plus, the Oreo Chiller, blended with Oreo cookie pieces and topped with whipped cream, Oreo cookie pieces and a chocolate drizzle, is available at all Krispy Kreme shops in Central Florida.

30 March 2016

Dazzling New Pics and Clip, FB q&a w/the Mad Hatter himself ~ Alice Through The Looking Glass



#DisneyAlice

Here's the brand new trailer for the upcoming Disney movie Alice through the Looking Glass. I got to  say, WOW!!!  I'm very excited to see Alice and the whole Wonderland gang again. Plus P!nk's cover of "White Rabbit." They could not have chosen a better singer for this song, she has the exact voice needed for this movie. Hare raising....


Plus the riveting - FB {Q and A} with the Mad Hatter himself, Johnny Depp and Director James Bobin.

Click here to see it






Look for it --  in theaters May 27 in 3D, RealD 3D and IMAX 3D :-) TY!











28 March 2016

Rivers of Light - preview at Disney's Animal Kingdom





Thanks for stopping by and enjoy this little preview of the newest show coming soon to Disney's Animal Kingdom. Rivers of Light. Beautiful floats, Lotus flowers setting sail and a gracious seating arena. This nighttime spectacular celebrates animals and light. See you at the park.

Yeah! #D23 THE ULTIMATE DISNEY FAN EVENT is returning JULY 14 ~16 2017 Anaheim CA


Disney Fans have been waiting since the last Expo, last year for these awesome dates to be announced, so here is all the info I have so far. I'm excited to announce to you, When the tickets will go on sale and yes back it's back in California, near Disneyland. I have been to the 2015 and 2013 Expos, and it was some of the most magical times in my life. The fans get to see so much Disney, I can't recommend it enough. Save and go Disney Fans. 

Love the new logo too!! :-) 


ALL OF DISNEY’S WONDERFUL WORLDS COME TOGETHER AT D23 EXPO

Advance Tickets on Sale July 14, 2016, for the Biggest Disney Fan Event Ever

All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents D23 Expo 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of July 14–16. Each of Disney’s magical worlds will unite under one roof to celebrate what’s new and what’s on the horizon from theme parks, television, music, gaming, and films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel.  

Highlights planned for D23 Expo include the Disney Legends Ceremony, which honors the talented men and women who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy; an all-new exhibit curated by the Walt Disney Archives; D23 Expo’s costume contest, Mousequerade, showcasing the most creative designs by fans;the D23 Expo Emporium, where Disney fans can buy, sell, and trade Disney collectibles, memorabilia, merchandise, and more; and the D23 Expo Design Challenge. (Details on the Design Challenge andMousequerade will be forthcoming.)

The 2017 Expo will feature a massive show floor full of immersive experiences and special opportunities to see what’s next for Disney around the world—and guests may run into their favorite Disney stars, characters, Imagineers, animators, and filmmakers. StagePass, the popular ticket distribution system that allows attendees to obtain guaranteed seats for some of Expo’s most popular presentations, and StorePass, which allows priority entry to select shopping venues at the event, will once again enhance the guest experience. Hall D23, the popular presentation and performance venue featuring more than 7,000 seats, will return, as will Stage 23, Stage 28, and Center Stage.
The fifth event follows the success of D23 Expo 2015, which drew tens of thousands of Disney fans for three star-studded days and nights. Guests were treated to appearances by such celebrities as Johnny Depp, Harrison Ford, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Evans, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Dwayne Johnson and watched performances by Ne-Yo, Sabrina Carpenter, the cast of Teen Beach 2 and stars of Disney’s shows on Broadway. Guests previewed costumes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and were the first to hear about the new Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. They also enjoyed a look back at Disney’s rich history through extraordinary panels, presentations, and exhibits and discovered the newest entertainment, technology, and products coming from Disney.

Advance tickets for D23 Expo 2017 will go on sale at D23Expo.com beginning July 14, 2016. D23 Members will receive special pricing on both one- and three-day tickets to the event, which is open to the general public. D23 Gold and Charter Members will also be entitled to special benefits at the 2017 Expo. Gold Members will also have an opportunity to purchase the Sorcerer Package, which provides a host of special benefits and amenities. Ticket prices will be announced this summer.

Delicious - Lobster Roll #Recipe


I have had this many times - it is truly one of my favorite sandwiches. A New England, Cape Cod must try for sure, if you have been there you know what I mean.  A lobster roll is some thing that is decadent and should be enjoyed from time to time... They are very easy to make at home with just a few ingredients. Yes lobster is a little pricey but OH So Worth IT!! recipe down below. Now get that big pot out and fill it with water.

The Lobster Roll
Ingredients:


6 each
2 oz.
2 each



New England style top cut hotdog rolls
softened butter
celery stalks

Preparation:
  • Wash and dry celery stalks. Using a vegetable peeler, peel celery stalks lengthwise to create long ribbons.  Place Ribbons in ice water and set aside.
  • Trim the crust off four sides of the roll to “square off” the roll. Lightly spread softened butter on the three longer sides including the bottom. 
  • On a griddle on medium heat, toast all buttered sides until golden brown.
  • Fill each roll with lobster salad and place a twisted celery ribbon on top of each stuffed roll. Serve with chips or pretzels.

Lobster Salad
Ingredients for Lobster:
2 each
4 oz.
1 gallon
whole 1 lb. live Maine lobsters
Kosher salt (for cooking water)
water

Ingredients for Dressing:

1 Cup
Each
1 each
1 tsp.
1 tsp.
1/2 tsp.
1/4 tsp.
1/8 tsp.
mayonnaise
juice of 1/2 a lemon
small garlic clove - minced
parsley - chopped
chives - chopped
tarragon - chopped
salt
freshly ground black pepper

Cooking those Lobsters!!

In a medium stock pot bring Kosher salt and water to a heavy boil.
Make an ice bath by filling a large bowl with ice water and set aside. Completely submerge Lobster in boiling water for 10-12 minutes.  Carefully remove from boiling water and place in ice bath until thoroughly chilled. (approx. 10-12 minutes).
Once completely cooled remove meat from the shell and discard shell. Cut lobster meat into small pieces. Set aside.

In a medium bowl mix remaining ingredients well to make the salad dressing.

Use a rubber spatula to gently mix desired amount of dressing into the cut lobster meat being careful to not break up the lobster meat.  Place in refrigerator in sealed container until ready for use.

 thanks and enjoy!! 

From the kitchens of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort 


New Cast Pics w/ their alter egos!! "Intro to Shere Khan" Video - Disney's #Jungle Book



THE JUNGLE BOOK opens in theatres everywhere in 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D on April 15th! #JungleBook

check out the cool new pics and bios


Scarlett Johansson / Kaa
Kaa is a massive python who uses her voice and hypnotic gaze to entrance Mowgli. The man-cub can't resist her captivating embrace. "Kaa seduces and entraps Mowgli with her storytelling," says Scarlett Johansson. "She's the mirror into Mowgli's past. The way she moves is very alluring, almost coquettish."


Idris Elba / Shere Khan
Voiced by Idris Elba, Shere Khan bears the scars of man, which fuel his hatred of humans. Convinced that Mowgli poses a threat, the bengal tiger is determined to rid the jungle of the man-cub. "Shere Khan reigns with fear," says Elba. "He terrorizes everyone he encounters because he comes from a place of fear."

 Sir Ben Kingsley / Bagheera
Bagheera is a sleek panther who feels it's his duty to help the man-cub depart with dignity when it's time for him to leave his jungle home. "Bagheera is Mowgli’s adoptive parent," says Ben Kingsley, who lends his voice to Bagheera. "His role in Mowgli’s life is to educate, to protect and to guide. My Bagheera was military–he’s probably a colonel. He is instantly recognizable by the way he talks, how he acts and what his ethical code is.”


Lupita Nyong'o / Raksha
Lupita Nyong'o voices Raksha, a mother wolf who cares deeply for all of her pups–including man-cub Mowgli, whom she adopts as one of her own when he's abandoned in the jungle as an infant. "She is the protector, the  eternal mother," says Nyong'o. "The word Raksha actually means protection in Hindi. I felt really connected to that, wanting to protect a son that isn’t originally hers but one she’s taken for her own."



Christopher Walken / King Louie
King Louie is a formidable ape who desperately wants the secret of Man's deadly "red flower”–fire. He's convinced Mowgli has the information he seeks. "King Louie is huge–12 feet tall," says Christopher Walken, who voices the character. "But he's as charming as he is intimidating when he wants to be.”


Giancarlo Esposito / Akela
Akela is the strong and hardened alpha-male wolf who shoulders the responsibility of his pack. He welcomes Mowgli to the family, but worries he may one day compromise their safety. "Akela is a fierce patriarch of the wolf pack," says Giancarlo Esposito, who voices the character. "He believes the strength of the pack lies in what each and every wolf offers. He's a great leader, a wise teacher."












See ya later movie fans!! :-)





25 March 2016

DC RETURNS TO WONDERCON IN A BIG WAY WITH FAN ACTIVITIES, PUBLISHING PANELS AND SPECIAL SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENTS

ICYMI ---- Full recap of the WonderCon Announcements 

 
The All-Star Talent For Line-Wide Relaunch – DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH 
 
Marking WonderCon’s debut in its own backyard, DC Entertainment (DCE), one of the largest publishers of comics worldwide, will dominate the event with a stellar lineup of panels and fan activities beginning Friday, March 25 to Sunday, March 27 at The Los Angeles Convention Center. 
 
DCE’s WonderCon 2016 programming will be highlighted by a must-attend event touting the upcoming colossal DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH line-wide comic book title relaunch. Open to media and fans and taking place Saturday, March 26 at 9 a.m. PDT in Petree Hall C in the West Hall, the press conference will be moderated by DC All Access co-host Tiffany Smith and include appearances by DCE Co-Publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio and DCE Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, who will reveal for the first time the lineup of writers and artists creating this incredible new universe of storytelling. This press conference will also be streamed live on DC Entertainment’s YouTube channel, and viewers can follow this interactive fan experience with #REBIRTH. 
 
During the three-day convention, DCE’s expansive booth will serve as the go-to location for fans to mingle with some of the best comic writers and artists in the business with a robust schedule of talent signings, in addition to swag giveaways celebrating DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH and the upcoming feature film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Plus, the booth will feature an impressive collection of items from DC Collectibles and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, and a towering, working Bat Signal made entirely of LEGO bricks in an homage to the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie from acclaimed exhibition, THE ART OF THE BRICK: DC COMICS. Fans will also be tempted to shout, “Look! Up in the sky!” when they see the Superman LEGO sculpture soaring above the booth. 
 
DCE will also delight fans with a robust schedule of fan-favorite panel programming spanning every day of the Con.
  • Go behind the scenes of DCE at DC ENTERTAINMENT – ALL ACCESS. Offering an in-depth look at some of the most exciting stories ever told across DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD, join Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond, Ming Doyle (CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER), Jason Fabok (JUSTICE LEAGUE), JT Krul (BLOODLINES), Mitch Gerads (SHERIFF OF BABYLON), Annie Wu (BLACK CANARY) plus get the latest from acclaimed contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya (THE ART OF THE BRICK: DC COMICS). New and veteran fans alike are welcome for a tutorial on the essential stories, videos and products that make up DCE in a 101 guide to the DC Universe! Friday 1:30 p.m., Room 403AB
  • It’ll be a yabba dabba doo time during DC COMICS – HANNA BARBERA. DCE Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee will join artists Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti to give fans an exclusive taste of what’s in store as their favorite cartoons get a new twist with SCOOBY APOCALYPSE, THE FLINSTONES, FUTURE QUEST and WACKY RACELAND. Friday 2:30 p.m., Room: 403AB
  • From action figures to statues, busts to PVC figures, the DC Collectibles panel is the place to be for a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most spectacular products. Plus, hear from the team about how they come up with so many must-own products, and get an early look at what’s about to hit shelves. Saturday 1 p.m., Room: 151
  • Artists and fans have the chance to learn from the best during ART MASTERS: DRAWING DC. Featuring a collection of talented DCE artists including Ming Doyle (CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER), Bernard Chang (BATMAN BEYOND), Amanda Conner (HARLEY QUINN, STARFIRE) and John Romita, Jr (SUPERMAN) take a unique look into their visual approach in shaping some of the best comics in the industry. Saturday 4 p.m., Room: 151
  • Sit down with Jim Lee and Dan DiDio during their traditional SUNDAY CONVERSATION WITH THE CO-PUBLISHERS panel to get an up-close look at the driving forces behind DC Comics, Vertigo, MAD, and much more. Sunday 12 p.m., Room: 151  
  • The Graphitti Designs booth (South Hall, Booth #1403) will also feature WonderCon exclusive variant editions of THE DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE with cover art from Howard Porter, Jill Thompson, and Paul Pope. Plus #50 issues of SUPERMAN, BATMAN and WONDER WOMAN will also be available with exclusive variant covers featuring Henry Cavill (Superman), Ben Affleck (Batman) and Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And make sure to stop by the booth Saturday when a new mystery variant cover is revealed!

23 March 2016

Civil War on! MARVEL BATTLEGROUNDS FEATURING ALL-NEW 4 PLAYER, BRAWLER STYLE GAMEPLAY

Welcome Infinity Fans. I want to introduce to you the next awesomeness to the game - Marvel Battlegrounds for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition! In this new addition we are introduced to Captain America with his new look from Civil War - I love Cap in his Civil War outfit, it makes the him look so strong. He fights more powerful than he has before. I can't stop playing - the new characters have some amazing moves. See what's new below...


This is epic playing - Marvel Battlegrounds is the 1st Disney Infinity Play Set to introduce a new four-player, local co-op, brawler style gameplay. The Play Set features an original Marvel storyline and full compatibility for all Disney Infinity Marvel figures, including new characters, Captain America – The First Avenger, Ant-Man, and Black Panther, whose costumes are inspired by the upcoming film Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.”




 check out game scenes below 

20 March 2016

#DisneyCrossyRoad ~ Teaser Trailer ~ An All-new take on the Endless Adventure to Cross the Road w/ Splatting



I love the square look on Mickey, this game looks funny and will be very entertaining for sure  - The chicken always went Splat. right. But this time let's get Mickey across in this fun new game. Can't see him getting splatted across the road.  Can't wait to play! Stay Tuned for more details....

Disney Crossy Road Comes To Mobile -- SO Move over Chicken, there are new road crossers in town! LOL 


GDC, Disney and Hipster Whale announced that Disney Crossy Road is coming soon to mobile devices. The new game, which is based on the original Crossy Road game from Hipster Whale that has been downloaded more than 120 million times to date, will take players on an 8-bit endless adventure with more than 100 of their favorite Disney and Pixar characters. Disney Crossy Road lets players hop through nine different Disney and Pixar-themed worlds, each with their own unique 8-bit music. 

follow the Disney Crossy Road official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get the latest updates. 



Thanks and Have Fun!






Get Ready to Restore the Kingdoms Magic from Evil Powers #DisneysMagicKingdoms



Attention Disney Fans, You Can Build the Park of your Dreams in a Magical Mobile Exp.
After trending for the last few days because this was not only brand new but so very EPIC a game!! We are always in demand for a new way to play with our favorite mouse and friends. LOL!
I got the info and pics on it... and  I can't wait to play. 

info+
  1. Gameloft, a leading digital and social game publisher, in collaboration with Disney, launched Disney Magic Kingdoms for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and Windows Phone. Players will live the thrill of their favorite Disney Park by embarking on a new adventure with Mickey Mouse and all his friends, as they endeavor on a mighty quest to restore the kingdom’s magic from evil powers. 


Check out some of the pics from the game.. Awesomeness 








Disney Magic Kingdoms allows players to enter the world of Disney and experience magical moments of the Parks by building with fun attractions like Space MountainCalifornia Screamin’ and it’s a small world, and sharing spectacular moments with beloved Disney characters from DisneyPixar’s “Wall-E” and “Toy Story,” Disney’sTangled” and more. 



 Fans can still register on www.disney-magic-kingdoms.com to get their time-limited launch day rewards.


To play Disney Magic Kingdoms go to the App Store or Google Play, and  Windows Store.






Thanks and Have Fun!!




17 March 2016

#Orlando LONGEST COASTER - Lots of Pics and Video of Final Piece Of Mako's Giant track



Big Moves are finally complete at SeaWorld Orl. They have finally installed the final piece of Mako’s nearly mile-long steel track. This completes the footprint of what will be Orlando’s Longest, Fastest and Tallest Coaster... This will be one major stop on everyone's thrill list.. It won't be long before the other theme parks here in Central Florida try to out do this incredible coaster called mako.

Mako Fact! The 12,500-pound, final piece of track was topped with a waving American flag as it was lifted high in the air by a giant crane, and then bolted into place by workers.  The moment finished off a track that is 4,760 feet of pure thrill.


When Mako – a true hypercoaster – opens this summer, it will top 200 feet high and reach speeds of 73 mph. Riders will feel weightless as they reach the top of each hill.  

 more pics below

16 March 2016

Parents of Young Female Avengers! Create Positive World Change through Science and Technology with a Chance to Earn an Internship at Marvel



This is a cause that is very near and dear to my heart and I'm so glad to see the Marvel Civil War Girls talking about it. I think it's great to get more girls involved in the STEM program and it's awesome to see a challenge that encourages all our young girls to get involved. I will be discussing it with my daughter def. I would love to see her get creative and talk about all her ideas for the world.  Imagine inventing something so cool the world would benefit from and perhaps even getting on the Red Carpet at the movie premier. Read on for all the details.  Let's do Good!!!


And now the most interesting way to create girl power. Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National Academy of Sciences are proud to unite to present the nationwide MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – GIRLS REFORMING THE FUTURE CHALLENGE in conjunction with the May 6, 2016 release of Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War.

Marvel, continuing to build on the success of the Ultimate Mentor Adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy: Guardians of Good, and Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge, is launching the GIRLS REFORMING THE FUTURE CHALLENGE to engage young women to further the Avengers’ goal of making the world a better place.  This program, supported by the Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National Academy of Sciences, seeks to inspire young girls to create positive world change for their generation and beyond through science and technology. One exceptional young woman will be selected to receive a one-week internship with Marvel Studios. 
  1. The challenge invites girls nationwide, ages 15  18, in grades 10 -12, to submit innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)-based projects that have the potential to change the world. 
  2. Each applicant will be asked to submit a short video demonstrating her project and explaining how her science and technology-based project could make the world a better place. 
  3. Five finalists will be selected to come to California and present their projects to a panel of experts. 
  4. One grand prize winner will be selected from the five finalists to receive an internship with Marvel Studios.


Finalists will have the opportunity to inspire other young girls around the world by participating in a LIVE global Broadcom Masters webinar during which the girls will discuss how their STEM skills enabled them to create their projects and become a finalist of the Captain American Civil War: Girls Reforming the Future Challenge.  The Grand Prize Winner will share her MARVEL STUDIOS Internship experience, giving girls everywhere a peak into STEM skills in action outside the lab and the classroom. 

  • Each finalist will receives ---  2 round-trip tickets to Southern Cal. for the finalist and her parent or guardian, including scheduled meals, ground transportation to and from organized activities, hotel accommodations, from April 10 through April 13, 2016; an opportunity to be on the red carpet at the World Premiere of Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” at the Dolby Theatre on April 12, 2016; a tour of the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California; and  $500.00, deposited into a High Yield Savings account with Synchrony Bank.


Complete contest information will be available from March 11, 2016 through March 26, 2016.    Entries willbe accepted beginning on March11, 2016 through 9:00 PM PT on March26, 2016. For applicationforms, eligibility requirements, official contest rules and more information about MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – GIRLS REFORMING THE FUTURE CHALLENGE, please visit http://www.captainamericachallenge.com.


About the Contest:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest commences on March 11, 2016 and ends at 9:00PM PT on March 26, 2016. Open only to girls between the ages of 15 and 18, in grades 10 -12, as of March 26, 2016, who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Limit 1 entry per person. Winners must be able to travel on or about April 10, 2016 through April 13, 2016. See Official Rules at http://www.captainamericachallenge.com for full eligibility and entry requirements, prize description, conditions, and limitations. Void where prohibited. The official contest sponsor is Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Wow so exciting - I love this idea and more companies should definitely copy it. We need more teens involved in their future and the world's. they have great ideas so put them to work. 

Thanks and Good Luck.... Please pass the word around about this opportunity! 

#CaptainAmericaCivilWar
#TeamCap
#TeamIronMan






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