If you are anything like me, you are a self admitted Disney Addict. People know you as the Disney girl (or guy), you’re known for your trip suggestions, and Disney is more of a common thread in your day than cotton. Yes, you my friend are among good company. We are the Disney people and we get each other. Today I’m speaking to you as well as to those new to this Disney lifestyle. I’m sharing my top 10 ways to incorporate Disney into your daily life (can we say #DisneySide???)
10. Start your day off Disney style!
From the most simple Disney themed mug to the most amazing Mickey shaped waffles, there are many ways to begin your day the Disney way! Take some inspiration from the parks, with a Disney recipe or just kick back with your resort mug full of steaming hot coffee and get things going in Disney style. This is sure to get your day off to a better start!
9. Get animated!
Draw inspiration from your favorite Disney movies, characters, and the parks when you pick your clothes. You can customize your look as much or as little as you want. I love work of Disneybound’s Leslie Kay. She has some awesome outfits that range from everyday (not too out there) to over the top designs. Start simple, with a nod to a character or ride and see where your creativity takes you! I have a set of stack rings that bought expressly because they remind me of the bubbles that flank the stage of Finding Nemo the Musical! It’s amazing how something as little as a hair accessory, bow tie, or set of rings can put a Disney smile on your face!
8. Put some Pixie Dust at your workplace!
I always joke that my office has a mouse problem. No, I’m not talking about the pests that feast on the crumbs. I’m talking about The Mouse…Mickey! I’m a kindergarten teacher so my assortment includes loads of Vinylmations that students bring back from Disney World, Disney Cruises, and stops past the Disney Store–as well as other toys and trinkets, a Cinderella Castle cookie jar (because it is beautiful and handy for snacks), Disney picture frames, and probably just about every other Disney drawing or thing that a 5 year old could ever make or find. Maybe you wouldn’t be as extreme as me, but I highly encourage you to let your Disney Side show at work! From Disney themed wall calendars to mouse pads, picture frames, pin displays, and everything in between, you can show your Disney Side at work and brighten up your space (that’s one way to put some whistle into your work day).
7. Get a Disney Ringtone!
They say that music can bring back memories and take you back in time. I say how about applying that theory to your Disney memories. There are so many great Disney songs that make for the perfect ringtone. Let everyone around you know that you’re a Disney Addict!
6. Get a Disney Watch!
This seems simple, but there is power in looking down at your watch only to see Mickey or another Disney character looking back at you! I have an awesome Disney watch that looks very sophisticated; its gold with Mickey’s face done up in rhinestones. It makes me so happy as I look down at it and my students love it. Who says adults can’t have a fun watch? I do!
5. Listen to Disney Music!
I’m a firm believer that there is the perfect Disney song for every occasion. Seriously. Whether you’re happy, sad, or just somewhere in between, Disney’s got you covered! I bought music from the parks to bring home to listen to in my car, on runs, and throughout my day. Maybe you’ll find your magic with some internet playlist listening! Either way, there is no better way to get out of a grumpy morning mood than the “There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow!” Give it a try and show your Disney Side!
4. Get Disney Wallpaper (not that kind…)
With the vast amounts of mobile devices, computers, tablets out there, your digital world is just begging to be taken over by your Disney Obsession. From pictures you snapped in the parks to official wallpapers and lock-screens, you’ll find your fill of Disney fantasy for every corner of your life. Disney-fy your digital self!
3. Eat Disney!
Get your Disney grub on! From awesome movie nights to creating some of your favorite park recipes, there’s nothing like the taste of Disney to take you back! I like the adventurous recipes, like conjuring up your own Dole Whip or Tonga Toast! Try your hand at some Disney dining and live out your park days all of your days!
2. Get your Ride Fix on the Internet!
I love modern technology! There’s so much to see on the internet! One of my favorite ways to get my Disney fix is to browse through videos on Youtube and live streams. From official Disney Park’s Channel to fan videos of rides, attractions, and parades, I watch it all! It’s like I can be at Disney World Everyday…okay, the next best thing!
1. Stay Connected! Chip and Co. and Disney Addict Page
What’s the best way to fill your life with Disney? I’ll take a hint from Buddy the Elf and say that the best way to spread Disney cheer is talking with other addicts far and near (I edited him a teeny bit). That’s right, you can get your Disney fix from fellow DA (Disney Addicts) by keeping up with Chip and Co. for all the latest park news, tips, and more. You can get plugged into a great network of addicts through our forums and the You Might Be a Disney Addict page on Facebook! Once you plug in here, you’ll be able to connect through social media like Twitter and Instagram and your Disney networking can grow! Get connected and spread the magic!
So what do you do already to show your Disney Side, every day? Share your magic in the comment section below! Don’t forget to connect with other’s by using the hashtag, #DisneySide and #YMBADA (this is for You might be a Disney addict).
As always, thanks for reading and commenting!
See ya real soon,
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