Happy Birthday, Donald Duck!

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Hi, everyone! Today is a really special day for a really special Duck! It’s Donald Duck’s 80th Birthday! I thought I’d share some pics with you of some of the fun times my family has had with Donald over the years.

Be sure to check out all of the other fun in today’s blog hop by clicking on the link below!

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Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

Since today is Mickey’s special day, I thought I’d share some photos over the years of our family meeting The Big Cheese! Wow, the kids have grown up so quickly! It seems just yesterday that we met Mickey Mouse at his house in ToonTown at the Disneyland Resort!

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Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

A Silly Happy Birthday to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

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Happy Birthday, Walt Disney!

Thank you for believing in magic and following your dreams, Walt Disney!! I’m sure glad you did and I love this picture of you on my very favorite ride, Peter Pan’s Flight! Happy Birthday, Magic Maker!

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Happy Birthday, Dear Pluto!

Did you know that today is Pluto’s birthday? For those of you who don’t know him [not many, I know], Pluto is Mickey’s dog! He is a cartoon character that was created in 1931 by Walt Disney Productions. In most of his appearances, Pluto gets into some sort of trouble and causes Mickey to be upset with him. That often doesn’t last long and Mickey forgives him quickly. We LOVE Pluto at our house because he is always so fun and silly. We always look forward to meeting Pluto on our trips to Walt Disney World and Disneyland because you just never know what he’s got up his sleeve! In honor of the occasion, I thought I’d share some of our favorite fun times with Pluto over the years…

Meeting Pluto “in person” for the VERY FIRST time at Goofy’s Kitchen at the Disneyland Resort:

Seeing Pluto later that week at Disney’s California Adventure:

What’s in your mouth, Pluto? [Getting a little older]

Pluto is DEFINITELY our friend:

Pluto getting very silly with Sally [my daughter’s stuffed unicorn that joined our girls’ trip for photos]:

Here is one of those magical water drawings that you might be lucky enough to see if you keep your eyes peeled for the magical janitors…especially during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party:

Hanging out during a private party along the shores of the Grand Floridian with Pluto:

Visiting Pluto at Chef Mickey’s at the Walt Disney World Resort:

As you can see, we’ve had a whole bunch of fun growing up with Pluto over the years. It sure seems like yesterday when we played with him for the first time! Time sure does fly! I’ve got a real fun project to share with you that you can create with your school-agers too! It’s a Pluto travel pillow from our friends over at Spoonful.com! Click here for templates and complete instructions on how to make your very own!

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Happy Birthday to you, Pluto!! We sure hope you have a terrific day and we’ll be down to visit you real soon!!