New Disney Mugs Coming to Disney Parks!

Disney Mugs 2014
Wow. Wow. Wow.

These are so cute!

This morning, Disney Parks Blog announced a new set of character inspired mugs, reminiscent of the ear hat ornaments and most recently, shoe ornaments Disney has been releasing.

The princess mugs include Cinderella, Belle, Ariel, Jasmine, Rapunzel, Aurora and Snow White.

Villan mugs include Ursula and the Queen of Hearts. New Evil Queen and Malificent mugs have also been released, but are not sculptured in the same vein as these mugs. The body of the mug is more like a regular mug. But still stunning, nonetheless!

The mugs will be released to select merchandise stores at Disneyland and Disney World very soon. They will also be available for purchase at Disney Store online sometime in May.

My personal favorite is the Rapunzel mug. Any favorites for you?

Disney Mugs 2014

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Little Mermaid Released Today!

Little Mermaid Blu Ray

In addition to today marking the 42nd anniversary of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, one of my favorite princess movies, The Little Mermaid, was released on Blu Ray and DVD!

Found everywhere in stores and on-line, you can buy the Blu Ray/DVD Combo; the Diamond Edition Blu Ray/DVD/Digital Combo; or the 3D Diamond Edition Blu Ray/3D Blu Ray/DVD/Digital + Music Combo.

The family took a trek out to our local electronics store this evening and purchased a copy of the 3D Diamond Edition Combo pack, because I figured for the extra few dollars I would get the Music Download, which includes 10 music tracks, as well as the 3D Blu Ray copy which I am hearing very good things about.

If that isn’t exciting enough, coming on November 19 you can purchase Little Mermaid II and Ariel’s Beginning in a 2 Movie Blu Ray/DVD Combo Pack. All in time for Christmas!

Now the bigger question is, can I keep it hidden and sealed until Christmas……. 😉

Princess Fairytale Hall in Magic Kingdom is Officially Open!

photo by Disney Parks Blog

photo by Disney Parks Blog

Disney Parks Blog

photo by Disney Parks Blog

The new character greeting for Disney Princesses officially opened in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom this morning!

Guests can either choose to meet Cinderella and a visiting princess OR Rapunzel and a visiting princess. To Fastpass this attraction, go to the Fastpast Distribution Centre right next to Peter Pan’s Flight.

According to Disney Parks Blog, the story behind the Fairytale Hall is that it was a gift from the King to Cinderella where she and her princess friends could gather together and greet their royal subjects.

So Cindy and the gals are friends?

Seems so! This story reminds me of dining at Cinderella’s Castle last year. During our greeting with Jasmine, she asked my ‘very shy’ daughter if she wanted to come to a sleepover at the Castle that night with her, Cinderella, Belle, Ariel and the other princesses. Jasmine said they would watch movies, do their nails and she would bring the popcorn! My daughter was speechless and in awe. The only thing she could do was nod her head emphatically with a big smile on her face! It was so cute and sweet and just proves that the princesses are IN FACT, friends! 😉

Disney Fairytale Designer Collection

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For all Disney Princess (+ Prince) fans!

Disney is releasing five limited edition doll sets, depicting five of the most popular (and beloved) Disney couples. “Designed and beautifully crafted to capture the essence of ‘happily ever after'” (swoon!)

There will be an edition size of 6,000 for each of the couples. Doll sets retail for $129.95 US, $139.95 CDN, £100/€120 UK/EURO, and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Beginning August 20, a new couple will be released for purchase, and then another couple every 2 weeks after that. So far the release dates are as follows:

~ Snow White Designer Doll Set, available in Stores August 20 + online August 21

~ Tangled Designer Doll Set, available in Stores September 3 + online September 4

~ Aladdin Designer Doll Set, available in Stores September 17 + online September 18

~ Beauty and the Beast Designer Doll Set, available in Stores October 1 + online October 2

~ The Little Mermaid Designer Doll Set, available in Stores October 15 + online October 16

For those of you with extra money in your pockets, an online-exclusive set including ALL five couples will be available for pre-order on Monday, August 12, for $649.75. This is available to North America ONLY.

The Disney Fairytale Designer Collection will also feature accessories, apparel + home décor items, beginning online August 12 and August 19 in select stores.

Dress up like Ariel!

Costume

In conjunction with the re-release of The Little Mermaid this fall, Disney Store has produced a limited edition Ariel costume for girls.

Fancier and with more detail than the original Ariel costume dress, the materials used in this dress are organza, sequins, satin, tulle and mesh. Currently the sizes in stock are sizes 4-10. As a special treat, open the shell cameo to hear Ariel sing “Part of Your World”.

The dress has a limited edition size of 2500 and retails for $149.95 US.

So who will be purchasing this beautiful dress for their “Little Mermaid“?

Limited Edition Ariel Pre-order On Now!

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The limited edition Ariel Doll pre-order starts today at Disney Store.

This 17″ doll has a limited edition of 6000 and will include a Certificate of Authenticity for all those collectors out there! There is a limit of purchasing one doll per order. The doll retails for $99.95 US and is promised an October 1st shipping date. Just in time for Christmas!! 😉

In addition to this beautiful doll, Disney Store has released a bunch of new Little Mermaid items in conjunction with the re-release of The Little Mermaid Blu Ray/DVD this fall.

Limited Edition Ariel Doll Coming Soon!

Ariel

On Friday, Disney Store announced on their facebook page that they would soon be releasing a limited edition Ariel doll!

This beautiful, sparkling doll celebrating The Little Mermaid princess will be available for pre-order July 29 both in-store and online. The doll retails for $99.95 US and $109.95 CDN.

But remember! It’s a limited edition of 6,000 so pre-orders will be important for this one! Especially with the re-release of “The Little Mermaid” this fall.

Will you be purchasing Ariel for your collection?