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Our Weekend Memoirs and Pixel Bug Weekend: Disney Fun
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A note: Sassy Mom invited me to join her meme Pixel Bug Weekend. Thank you, Sassy Mom. I thought it would be fun. Since I'm on two other memes on Sunday and Monday, four in fact when two days' worth of memes are all added up, I am incorporating OWM with PBW as both have similar themes.

This post has today's Sunday Stealing theme rubbed off on it. I'm sharing selected shots from those Disney-ish outings we did last year.

A scene from Disney on Ice, taken early 2009
Dream World entrance; lots of dreams inside, mostly with a Disney feel
Some free-style dreaming: Jack's beanstalk is clinging up a castle
It's a bed of sunflowers below. I was seeing roses actually. Bon Jovi rocked my tired, kid-carrying muscles back to reality.

We also went to a children's museum where a large part is dedicated to showing kids a very good illustration of fairytales. So much budget seems to have been alloted for dreams everywhere. But to think of the way our world is behaving nowadays, it won't hurt to sometimes transport ourselves to a world where the beautiful always triumphs.

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Sunday Stealing: Harriet's Choice: The Disney Meme
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Today we are honored to have our very first guest host! Harriet, from the world famous Harriet and Friends blog picked today's victim. Harriet is also the host of Monday Mayhem a very clever meme. Harriet picked a meme from a blogger named Roger Owen Green from Ramblin' with Roger. He states he saw it at both SamuraiFrog and Jaquandor. But, it was probably stolen there as well. So, of course, that will be as far as we go. Tracing back our theft's thieves might take some time.

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1. Which non-Disney Princess Disney Film is your favorite? can't think of any right now

2. Which Disney film makes you cry the most? I don't cry on any but there are scenes I thought were sad like Mufasa's death, and death of Bambi's mother

3. Which Disney film makes you the happiest? all their endings

4. Which Disney film has the best music? Fantasia 2000

5. Which Disney film has the best love story? The Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement

6. Who is your favorite Disney Princess? Mia Thermopolis

7. Who is your favorite Disney Prince? Lord Devereaux

8. Who is your favorite Disney animal sidekick? Flounder and Donkey (just gotta have two. edit: Hootin' Anni noted Donkey from Shrek is not Disney)

9. Who is your favorite Disney main character animal? Roo. He's not main but he's my fave

10. Who is your favorite villain? No favorite at all. Some of them may be cute but as villains I don't like any of them. If you asked for a villain that I love to hate then it would be - Cruella de Vile

11. What is your favorite Disney song? Your Crowning Glory

12. What is your favorite Disney villian song? Again as something to do with villains, I don't have a fave. But if it's something that is sort of stuck in my mind for its Nazi feel, it's "Be Prepared"

13. What is your favorite Disney animal song? Hakuna Matata

14. What is your favorite Disney Princess song? A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

15. What is your favorite Disney Prince song? You'll Be in My Heart

16. What is your favorite Disney Prince/Princess duet song? A Whole New World

17. What is your favorite Disney love song? Love Will Find a Way

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Comments

Anonymous said…
I remember the original Fantasia. It was the best :) Woot the big trip is coming up :) Bon Jovi rocks :) Have a great Sunday my friend :)
Ebie said…
OMG! I am missing a lot of Disney movies. I guess, during the betamax days taping for Zee, I fell asleep. Lion King made me shed a tear, and love the song Hakuna Matata.

We missed the Disney on Ice last January, but we can make it up on their next tour.

Enjoy your weekend, it has been raining here.
Hazel said…
Bless you Thom, always making sure I don't forget our Disney trip :)) I don't know what year the original Fantasia was made. But I'm okay with the one I saw.

Ate Eb, Hakuna is fun to hear and sing. Cj likes it so giganahan nalang pud ko :D
rjs mama said…
i love disney movies. it makes one feel like a child again :)
MsRay said…
Where was this taken? Disney World Orlando is just a 4 hour trip from where I live but I haven't been there yet.
Hazel said…
Rjs mama, true

MsRay, Hongkong Disneyland is just a 3-hour trip from where I live but neither have I been there yet :)
Hootin' Anni said…
#15.....from what movie is this? And when you say Donkey?------[shrek's donkey? I don't think that's a Disney movie. I woulda said him too, but it's Pixar isn't it?]

But...I LOVE Disney Come see my answers if you can find time today...the "Disney" is the permalink to my Sunday Stealing. Have a great week ahead.
Hazel said…
Anni, #15 - I forgot, but it's the one sang by Phil Collins. If I google it, I'll find it.

Shrek, is, you're right - not a Disney movie. I'll go edit.
Chris said…
we have the same choice.. hakuna matata...

its my first time to join sunday stealing :) check my entry at http://www.chrischronicles.com
I am Harriet said…
Whaaaaaa ;( why'd they have to kill Bambi's mother anyway?

Enjoyed your photos. So glad you shared them with us.



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Join us for Monday Mayhem As Bud takes over the fun!

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SASSY MOM said…
Hi Des, thanks for joining PBW.

My kids enjoyed Disney on Ice last December and they enjoyed it.

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