Disney+ Marathon Day 27 | December 8

6:30am – Rise & shine! 🌞

8:30am – Work 🛍

5:20pm – Blogging + Newsies 💻 

Newsies is directed by Kenny Ortega, director of The Cheetah Girls 2, the Descendants trilogy, the High School Musical trilogy, & Hocus Pocus. If that isn’t enough, he choreographed for Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, & Pretty in Pink, three classic films.

👁 Spotted: Baby Christian Bale! He is  A D O R A B L E 😍 Also, his voice is so sweet. 🎶

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6cAan3WYAg

👁 Spotted: Arvie Lowe Jr. as Boots Arbus | He portrayed Mr. Dig on Lizzie McGuire. 👨🏽‍🏫

7:30pm – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

Final thoughts for the day: I’m a little upset that no one told me to watch this movie sooner, but better late than never. I loved it, & the soundtrack immediately went on my Spotify playlist.

🎵  When I dream, on my own, I’m alone, but I ain’t lonely. For a dreamer, night’s the only time of day when the city’s finally sleepin’. And my thoughts begin to stray, and I’m on the train that’s bound for Santa Fe.  🎶

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Disney+ Marathon Day 26 | December 7

8:30am – Rise & shine! 🌞

9am – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

12:30pm – Getting Ready For Work + Bambi 💄 

2pm – Work 🛍

4pm – 15 Minute Break + Bambi ⏰ 

7:15pm – Lunch Break + Bambi 🍽 

Final thoughts for the day: I never watch Bambi because it makes me so sad, but I have no regrets. The characters are stinkin’ adorable, & the animation is beautiful. My Disney+ marathon is winding down. How’s everyone feeling? I must admit I’m very tired & a bit of a grinch at the moment. Hopefully I can get some much needed rest & relaxation soon. See you tomorrow! 👋

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D I S N E Y +   M A R A T H O N   D A Y   T W E N T Y   S I X   A R T 

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Disney+ Marathon Day 25 | December 6

5:30am – Rise & shine! 🌞

7am – Work 🛍

2:45pm – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

8:45am – Bath + Ducktales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp 🛀 

Final thoughts for the day: Unfortunately I don’t have much to say tonight. Look at that wake-up time! I am EXHAUSTED. 😴 It was nice to relax in a nice, warm bath & enjoy a nostalgic adventure with some of my favorite ducks. I don’t think I ever watched this movie as a kid so it was cool to finally see it. More Ducktales is never a bad thing!

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D I S N E Y +   M A R A T H O N   D A Y   T W E N T Y   F I V E   A R T 

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Disney+ Marathon Day 24 | December 5

9am – Rise & shine! 🌞

9:15am – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

3:30pm – Editing a Video + The Cheetah Girls 2 💻 

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_cPMAUGbr8

I actually got choked up talking about this movie on camera for my vlog. Middle school & high school were rough for me, extremely rough. When my friends & I would blast Cheetah Girls CDs & sing for hours, everything negative in my life would go away. They fueled my love for music. I didn’t care what I sounded like or what other people thought; I would sing at the top of my lungs because I loved to do it. I don’t feel ashamed to be 26 & still singing Cheetah Girls music at the top of my lungs. They got me through hard times, & that means the world to me. ♥️

9:30pm – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

Final thoughts for the day: I’ve already poured my heart out so here’s the only other thing you need to know: When my friends & I would pretend to be the Cheetah Girls, one of us had to take on 2 cheetahs because there were only 3 of us. If you’re curious, I was the one who pulled double duty with Chanel & Dorinda. Big shoes to fill, but I was honored to do it. 🎤

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D I S N E Y +   M A R A T H O N   D A Y   T W E N T Y   F O U R   A R T 

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Disney+ Marathon Day 23 | December 4

8am – Rise & shine! 🌞

8:45am – Filming 📷

12:30pm – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

10:15pm – Filming + 101 Dalmatians

Anita is my inspiration. She’s fashion goals AND a reader. I want to be her when I grow up!

Speaking of fashion, Mr. Roger Radcliffe is no slouch!

For voicing Cruella De Vil, Betty Lou Gerson is a Disney Legend. One voice. That’s it. Iconic!

Shout-out to Rolly! He spends the entire movie talking about how hungry he is. We’re one & the same. 😂

Final thoughts for the day: I had a lot of work to do today so I was down to the wire trying to finish a movie on Disney Plus. That being said, I did not pick something just for the sake of the marathon. I truly adore this movie & think it deserves more attention. The animation is beautiful, & I love the setting & characters. Short but still full of Disney magic! 🐶

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Disney+ Marathon Day 22 | December 3

8:30am – Rise & shine! 🌞

10am – Work 🛍

3pm – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

11pm – Blogging + The Cheetah Girls 💻 

I didn’t see this movie when it premiered. I don’t even remember if I saw it before or after Cheetah Girls 2. The point is that I eventually discovered the Cheetah Girls, & my life was forever changed. I even read the books! Yes, there are books. Only true Cheetah Girls fans know that. 📚 Please hold for more discussion when I watch the sequel. It’s going to get emotional! 😭

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2svIyvmwFKc

Final thoughts for the day: I still know most of the lyrics to this soundtrack. I could perform Cinderella or Cheetah Sisters at the drop of a hat & not miss a beat. 🎤 I don’t suppose there’s a revival in the works with space for a 26-year-old cheetah?? 😉

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Disney+ Marathon Day 21 | December 2

9am – Rise & shine! 🌞

9:30am – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

12:20pm – Getting Ready For Work + A Goofy Movie 💄 

1:15pm – Driving to Work + A Goofy Movie 🚗 

Fun Fact: Growing up, I spent a lot of time at the church where my dad worked. There was a TV, VHS player, & kid-friendly movies that anybody could watch. One of those VHS tapes was A Goofy Movie so I watched it a lot as a kid. 🧡

Jason Marsden, the voice of Max Goof, voiced the side character Mungo in my favorite Disney movie Tarzan. Kevin Lima, the co-director of Tarzan, is the director of A Goofy Movie. The more you know! 💡

The voice of Goofy is, of course, Bill Farmer, & Pete is voiced by Jim Cummings, the voice of my generation. Seriously, he’s voiced a character in everything imaginable!

🧀 LEANING TOWER OF CHEEZA!! 🧀 

It is implied that the Goofy universe is the same as that of both Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck. Max mentions that Donald Duck is Goofy’s best friend. During Goofy & Max’s road trip, Donald Duck & Mickey Mouse can be seen hitchhiking. Mickey Mouse is visible in the audience at the Powerline concert. It is important to note that while the duck universe is more than just ducks, the Goofy universe appears to be mostly, if not all, dogs. Interesting!

During a car game, Goofy guesses that the person Max is thinking of is Walt Disney. ✨

These are lyrics from On The Open Road:

“I’ve got no strings on me. I’m feelin’ fancy-free.”

The first part references Pinocchio. The second part might be a reference to the musical film Fun and Fancy Free.

During the song, a limo passes by Goofy’s car, & a shiny glove pops out of the sunroof. There’s only one person, past or present, that wore a shiny glove on his hand. 🤔

👂 Heard: Director Kevin Lima as Lester the Possum, the mascot of Lester’s Possum Park.

👂 Heard: Frank Welker as Bigfoot | His voiceover resume is looooong so I’ll just mention that he’s the voice of beloved crime-solving great dane Scooby-Doo. 🐕

Powerline is the popstar we need! 🎤 Why doesn’t he exist?? 😭

2pm – Work 🛍

8:20pm – Hallmark Christmas Movie Marathon 🎄

Final thoughts for the day: I’ve already said a lot about the movie so I won’t ramble anymore. It deserves more attention, & I’ll leave it at that. See you tomorrow for day 22!

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