Episode #21 “Leanza Cornett”

This week we have the honor to have former Miss America, Leanza Cornett with us!

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But the reason why we had her on the show is because she was actually the very first Ariel in “The Voyage of the little mermaid” in Hollywood Studios.

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She shares her love for Disney with us and many amazing stories from her days as Ariel.

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You can follow Leanza on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Also we are getting closer to registration day for our 5K in April in WDW as part of the Dark Side Challenge.

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There are a few simple steps that you need to take care in order to register.

First you need to register on ACTIVE.COM and create a profile there

(use this link -> bit.ly/29F6pNS )

Then be sure to mark your calendars because the registration for the actual race will go live on TUESDAY AUGUST 9th at 12:00 pm EST and they usually sell out very fast so you need to be in front of your computer to be able to sign up.

On August 9th at 12 pm you’ll go to www.rundisney.com find the race and click the register button, it will redirect you to your Active.com profile where you’ll be able to select the race finish the registration (that is why it’s important to set up your Active.com account before).

Let us know if you have any questions! We can’t wait to see you all there!!!

Also just for you I’m actually offering all of my services with my health and life coaching business (www.spoonoflife.com) at 50% off and I’m offering a free half hour consultation to anybody.

I do many different programs from weight loss, to programs specific for busy women or men, to health & life counseling and so on…

No matter what your goals are, I will help you get there and I will help you maintain them. From losing weight, to de-stressing your life, from increasing your energy, to healing your body I will support you step by step. I don’t believe in drastic diets, I do believe in working around your taste, what you love and slowly introducing healthier choices in your fridge and in your life.

So if you want to book a free half hour consultation with me email me at info@spoonoflife.com and mention the code TeamUnleashTheMagic

 

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Episode#20 “Tom’s trip review”

Tom is back from Walt Disney World and is sharing with us his incredibly magical trip!

From his favorite rides…13645101_1762781210631283_7096640493276808787_n

…to some incredible food…

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…and of course meeting Chewy!

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We also discuss some of the most recent news coming out of Disney.

Also we are getting closer to registration day for our 5K in April in WDW as part of the Dark Side Challenge.

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There are a few simple steps that you need to take care in order to register.

First you need to register on ACTIVE.COM and create a profile there

(use this link -> bit.ly/29F6pNS )

Then be sure to mark your calendars because the registration for the actual race will go live on TUESDAY AUGUST 9th at 12:00 pm EST and they usually sell out very fast so you need to be in front of your computer to be able to sign up.

On August 9th at 12 pm you’ll go to www.rundisney.com find the race and click the register button, it will redirect you to your Active.com profile where you’ll be able to select the race finish the registration (that is why it’s important to set up your Active.com account before).

Let us know if you have any questions! We can’t wait to see you all there!!!

And as you all know I’ve been training for a while now, and I want to also help everybody else who’s getting ready to join us, or maybe just wants to get a little healthier in their lives.

As you know I’m also a certified health and life coach and my business is called spoon of life (the name was actually inspired by Mary Poppins and a spoon full of sugar, I just went with a healthier version of that).

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I do many different programs from weight loss, to programs specific for busy women or men, to health & life counseling and so on…

But I want to reach out to all of my penguins as well.

So just for you I’m actually offering all of my services at 50% off and I’m offering a free half hour consultation to anybody.

The sessions can be done via Skype or over the phone, I have clients from all over the world.My job is to guide you to find the food and lifestyle choices that will bring health, happiness and prosperity to your life.As a holistic health and life coach I believe that nutrition and dieting is not a “one size fits all”.

You are a unique individual and I will work around you and your lifestyle to help you achieve your health and life goals in a flexible and fun way that is specifically created just for you.

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No matter what your goals are, I will help you get there and I will help you maintain them. From losing weight, to de-stressing your life, from increasing your energy, to healing your body I will support you step by step. I don’t believe in drastic diets, I do believe in working around your taste, what you love and slowly introducing healthier choices in your fridge and in your life.

So if you want to book a free half hour consultation with me email me at info@spoonoflife.com and mention the code TeamUnleashTheMagic

 

 

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Episode #19 “Tom goes to WDW”

In this week’s episode Tom is sharing his plans for his upcoming trip to WDW.

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Our own EJ Cruz, from Fairy Tale Concierge, helped him book his vacation, and she surely sprinkled it with some extra pixie dust!

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We also discuss some of the most recent news coming out of Disney.

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Episode #18 “Ricky DJ Technoid”

This week we have the pleasure to have on the show, the artist responsible for the intro and outro music on our podcasts, I’m of course talking about Ricky DJTechnoid Reed.

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Ricky is part of our Unleash The Magic family and it was so wonderful to chat with him on his love for all things Disney and hearing his stories that go back to when he actually saw Walt Disney himself in Disneyland!

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You can hear his amazing music on Soundcloud and you can follow Ricky on Facebook and Twitter.

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As always with Tom we share some of the latest news (and rumors this week) coming out of WDW!

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Episode #17 “Kevin Kessler”

This week we are joined by our friend Kevin Kessler from Two Men & The Mouse.

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We talked about his passion for Disney and how it all started for him.

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Kevin is also a writer and he just published his first novel Rosinanti, a fantasy action adventure novel series set in the medieval steam punk world of Terra.

Rosinanti by Kevin Kessler

Rosinanti by Kevin Kessler

 

As always with Tom we share some of the latest news coming out of WDW!

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Episode #16 “Going Solo to WDW”

This week I share my tips on how to do a solo trip to WDW.

I know for me it was a very empowering experience and I truly got to enjoy everything the parks had to offer.

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You might be able to splurge a bit and afford a deluxe hotel because you’re traveling alone!

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Don’t be afraid to go solo to a restaurant or a a bar and enjoy your special cocktail and food! You will make new friends, and you will never feel lonely!

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This was actually my fortune cookie at the end of my meal at Yak&Yeti last year…couldn’t have been more appropriate 😉

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I took this picture my last morning there, last year. I got up very early, right before dawn, grabbed some breakfast and then sat there on the beach of the Poly and watched the sun rise…it was pretty magical!

But we also want to hear from you…have you ever gone solo to the parks? Or is it something you would like to do?

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This week we also want to take a quick moment to hold Orlando in our hearts, the week that just passed was probably one of the darkest one there and we do want to say that we stand strong with Orlando and with everyone involved in all the terrible tragedies that took place there just few days apart.

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Episode #15 “WDW Trip Report With Andrea Farthing”

This week we are joined again by our RunDisney Expert and Superhero, Andrea Farthing!

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Andrea Farthing

Andrea has just come back from a full week at Walt Disney World and so we hear  about her magical vacation

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the incredible food

Chocolate waffle with chocolate mousse from Tamu Tamu in Animal Kingdom

Chocolate waffle with chocolate mousse from Tamu Tamu in Animal Kingdom

the new Disney Springs and of course Animal Kingdom at night…

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We also started a brand new segment called “Disney Movie Night“.

You all know how much I love movie, Disney movies and food…and so I thought about putting together some fun recipes inspired by a Disney Movie, that you can do with your family while enjoy your Disney Movie Night.

For our very first segment, I asked Andrea to join me because I know that every May 4th (be with you) she does a lovely night with her lovely family and so we picked Star Wars for our very first film!

It’s all about making the night extra special for your family, friends and loved ones!

Here are a few pics from Andrea’s Star Wars Movie Night

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Disney Movie Night “Star Wars”

Disney Movie Night "Star Wars"

Disney Movie Night “Star Wars”

Disney Movie Night "Star Wars"

Disney Movie Night “Star Wars”

Here’s Andrea’s recipes:

Death Star Crispies

4 tbsp butter

1 – 10 oz bag of marshmallows

1 tsp vanilla extract

6 cups Cocoa crispies cereal OR 3 cups rice crispies and 3 cups cocoa crispies

Heat butter and marshmallows in saucepan on the stove until melted. Add vanilla extract. Mix well. Add crispies cereal. Use plastic baggies on your hands to shape a handful of the crispy mixture into a ball. Let cool on waxed paper.

Wookie cookies

Refrigerated pre-made cookie dough Chocolate icing Black gel icing Red sprinkles OR red gel icing Bake your cookies per packaging directions. Let cool. Use a decorating tip #233 with chocolate icing to make Wookie “fur” on each cookie. Use black icing for eyes. Use red sprinkles or red icing for mouth.

Disney Movie Night "Star Wars"

Disney Movie Night “Star Wars”

Disney Movie Night "Star Wars"

Disney Movie Night “Star Wars”

This is my idea of an healthier snack, just form your light sabers using all fresh fruits! I bet your kids won’t mind eating those 😉

Disney Movie Night "Star Wars"

Disney Movie Night “Star Wars”

Another healthy option I suggest, is to make a big pasta salad (you can make it ahead and keep it in the fridge and it’s perfect for summer in a galaxy far far away

Bow-Ba Fett Pasta Salad

Cook your bow pasta according to the package (always add salt in the water when it starts to boil, right before you drop the pasta in).

Slice up:

Organic carrots and zucchini (I would use a mandoline for these so they come out nice and thin), the zucchini you can also then cut in half or quarters, whatever you prefer ( I like quarters so they are nice and small)

Cut in halt some organic cherry tomatoes

Add half of the veggies to a big bowl.

Drain your pasta, run it under cold water. Add the pasta to the bowl and top it off with the other half of the veggies.

Drizzle some oil of olive, season with some Himalayan Pink Salt and pepper and mix it all together.

If you’re not eating it right away put it in the fridge and whenever you’re ready to dive in you can cut up a couple of avocados to add (you want to wait till the last minute for those), when you add them then add a bit of lemon juice to the pasta and may the fork be with you!

 

Now we hope you enjoy our new segment and that will inspire you to have your own Star Wars Disney Movie Night, and we want to see your pictures! Be sure to come share them on our FB page!

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Episode #14 “Andrew Prince from Disney on wheels”

This week we are joined by a very inspiring young man, Andrew Prince.

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Andrew Prince

Andrew is 18 years old and he was born with cerebral palsy and gets around in a wheelchair, but that has never stopped him from doing everything he loves.

He’s a huge Disney fan and he has been to both US Disney parks, several D23 events and is a DCL Gold Castaway Club member.

He’s the creator of Disney on Wheels and a blogger for Lou Mongello’s WDWRadio.

Disney On Wheels

Disney On Wheels

For anyone traveling with a person in a wheelchair, here’s the official Disney link for Services for Guests with Mobility Disabilities and explains which rides allow you to stay in your chair, those you must transfer and the ones where you must be ambulatory.

Follow Andrew on Facebook, Twitter and he also has a private group on FB for Disney on Wheels.

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As always with Tom we discuss the latest news coming out of Walt Disney World and we are so excited to see how our TeamUnleashTheMagic group for the 5K in April during the Dark Side Challenge at WDW, is growing!

We cannot wait to be there with all of you!

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Episode #13 “Universal Studios & Islands Of Adventure”

This week we are taking a short trip down the road from Walt Disney World and we are visiting Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure and we are joined by the host of The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, Lee Mallaby.

Lee Mallaby showing off his Dark Mark tattoo to a very scared Hogwarts Express conductor ;)

Lee Mallaby showing off his Dark Mark tattoo to a very scared Hogwarts Express conductor ;)

We discuss our favorite rides and he tells me where I can find a Cronut in Islands of Adventure…so it’s safe to say that he’s now one of my best friends 😉

Forbidden Journey in Islands of Adventure

Forbidden Journey in Islands of Adventure

The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios

The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios

You can find Lee and The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, on Itunes, Stitcher Twitter and Facebook.

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With Tom as always, we open the show talking about the latest news coming out of WDW!

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Episode #12 “Our top 5 park restaurants”

Warning: Do not listen to this episode on an empty stomach 😉

Me and Tom discuss our top 5 favorite park restaurants at Walt Disney World and here is just a sample of what you’ll hear in the show!

Chef de France

Chef de France

Rose & Crown

Rose & Crown

Sci-Fi Dine-In

Sci-Fi Dine-In

Yak & Yeti

Yak & Yeti

But we want to hear from YOU!

What are yours tops 5 park restaurants and what are you favorite dishes?

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