Author: Natalie Henley

Disney D23 Expo – A Look into the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

On the last day I was at the Expo, I remembered that the Disney Archives had setup a museum, of sorts, on the second floor.  How could I have forgotten about this!  Only having an hour before I needed to catch…

D23 Expo Carousel of Projects – Fantasyland Expansion

On the first floor of the Anaheim Convention Center at the D23 Expo was a presentation entitled, “Carousel of Projects”.  Visitors stood in line to enter a round room reminiscent of the Carousel of Progress in Walt Disney World’s Magic…

D23 Expo: Disney Legends Ceremony

On our first day at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, Meet the Magic headed straight towards the line for the Disney Legends Ceremony.  The ceremony promised to honor many of the special people who have influenced Disney over the…

Disney Pins for Foodies

Are you a Disney foodie? Do you collect pins? If so, Disney offers some great pins that are perfect for any foodie, from restaurants to food items to food events. Here are a few of the pins I’ve collect over…

Upcoming Disneyland D23 EXPO

If you plan on visiting Disneyland this month, be sure to consider experiencing the D23 Expo.  This event is considered “The Ultimate Fan Event” where fans unite to experience the many aspects of Disney under one roof.  Attendees will gain access…

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – Pointers and Planning

Mickey's Not so Scary Bo to You Halloween Parade

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is held annually from September through October.  This party is celebrated at the Magic Kingdom with people of all ages. The event is sold as a “hard ticket” meaning that you must purchase a…

Hidden Mickey – Historic France Pavilion

Here at Meet the Magic, we love finding hidden Mickeys. I love seeing them from others in hopes that I will find them on my next vacation to Disney. Maybe it is a personal good excuse for revisiting an attraction,…

Will you be purchasing the dining plan?

When planning a trip to Walt Disney World, one of the first things many Disney park veterans plan is dining. If you’ve never been, and are planning to go during regular or peak season, you’ll definitely want to plan this…

How You can Get Insurance Discounts

Insurance is an important part of life.  It is a necessary expense once you have purchased items that are of value.  Insurance is typically first purchased when someone buys their first car.  Often when we purchase that first car, we…

Hidden Mickey – One in and One outside of the Parks

A few weeks ago before it became so very hot, my family went camping.  During that camping trip, we hit the trails to explore the area.  My son is always thinking of Disney (wonder where he gets that from!) and…