Author Archives: Lauren

About Lauren

Lauren Staniszewski is just another audiophile, running crazy, Disney-loving, social-media hungry blogger. By day, she serves as a music teacher & professional musician, but by night, can be found online constantly reading, writing, and tweeting about Disney. Hooked on the magic since the Millennium Celebration in 2000, she feeds her Disney addiction by maintaining her blog, Living the Magical Life & talking with other Disney addicts on Twitter (@TIx2GR).

Getting to know Disney Music Maker Russell Brower

Probably not all too shocking for those who know me: I am a bit of an audiophile. Specifically, I enjoy listening to music from the Disney Parks; after all, they are some of the few places on Earth where your … Continue reading

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A Breakfast Visit to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

On a recent visit to The Happiest Place on Earth, my dear friend Kristin and I decided to visit the newly opened Art of Animation Resort to check things out as well as try their some of their unique breakfast … Continue reading

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New Disney Parks Dooney & Bourke Designs Coming Soon

Some exciting news for Disney Dooney & Bourke fans was announced on the Disney Parks Blog today! Three new designs will be released on July 14th at TrenD in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World: the much anticipated Retro design … Continue reading

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runDisney Commemorative Necklace is Fun Memorabilia

One of the newest memorabilia developments to come from runDisney has been the commemorative necklace. For those wondering how these new collectibles came to be, they were first offered for the inaugural Tinkerbell Half-Marathon this past year at Disneyland in … Continue reading

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Disneyland sets New 2012 Half-Marathon Course

Earlier this week, runDisney made another exciting announcement, this time revealing the course for the Disneyland Half Marathon to be held on September 2, 2012. Although the majority of the course remains unchanged from years previous, there is an exciting … Continue reading

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