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Holiday Gifts for the Disney Fans in Your Life

By Nicole Nalty

The holidays are filled with festive cheer, but figuring out what to get everyone on your gift list can be overwhelming. We’ve searched to find something for everyone on your list––and for gifts found at Disney Store, D23 Gold Members get a sweet discount!

For the Star Wars Fan
It’s an exciting time to be a Star Wars fan… The debut…

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Phineas and Ferb

Unique Holiday Hijinks from Some of our Favorite Disney TV Shows

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or even Winter Solstice, there are a lot of reasons to make merry this time of year. To help celebrate the season, we’ve taken a fond look back at how some of our favorite Disney TV shows make the holidays merry and bright.

Phineas and Ferb – “Phineas and Ferb Christmas…

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa gingerbread house

Home Sweet Home: 5 Can’t-Miss Gingerbread Houses at Disney Parks and Resorts

By Nicole Nalty

There’s no place like home for the holidays…but a visit to the Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resorts is a close second! If you’re heading on a Disney vacation this holiday season, it will be hard to miss all of the delightful décor––but make sure you keep an eye out for these sweet houses.  Here are a few of our…

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Milk and cookies shot glasses

Minnie’s Milk-and-Cookie Mini-Cups

Help Santa get through a long winter’s night with Minnie’s milk-and-cookie mini-cups.

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg yolk
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
Nonstick…

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The Great Christmas Light Fight

Make Your House a Holiday Winner with Help from The Great Christmas Light Fight Judges

By Beth Deitchman

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go!

From store windows and Disney theme parks to homes in your very own neighborhood, December brings shorter days that give way to festive light displays that, quite literally, make the season merry and bright. But if you haven’t started decorating your house—or if you simply…

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Mickey Mouse felt ornament

Mickey Mouse Felt Ornament

Add some Mickey Mouse joy to your Christmas tree with this Mickey Mouse felt ornament.

Materials

D23 Mickey Mouse felt ornament template
Scissors
Black felt
Red felt
Glue
Hot glue gun
2 white buttons, each one about 1/2 inch diameter
Satin ribbon or string, 8 inches long

Directions
1. Print our Mickey Mouse felt ornament template and…

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blue christmas cookies

Once Upon a Wintertime Chocolate Dipped Cookies

Cozy up with these frosty treats and a cup of hot cocoa.

Ingredients

White melting chocolate
Blue melting chocolate
Round chocolate crème-filled sandwich cookies
Optional: Snowflake-shaped candy sprinkles
Optional: White “pearl” candy sprinkles

Special Materials

Chocolate candy mold (made especially for round chocolate crème-filled…

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Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!

The Magic Behind Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!

By Jeffrey Epstein

Tom Vazzana wanted to create a new Disney holiday tradition—something that was, in his words “pop and fun and heartwarming and funny.” And with that, Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios came to be. The new nighttime spectacular, which runs through December 31, brings to life the classic and contemporary characters Disney…

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Molasses Glazed Ham

Molasses Glazed Ham with Cornmeal Crepes and Honey Butter

This delicious ham, courtesy of our friends at The Chew, is the perfect dish for any celebration!

Servings: 8 to 10

Ingredients

Molasses Glazed Ham with Cornmeal Crepes and Honey Butter

7–9-pound smoked boneless ham
1/2 cup molasses
1 orange (zest and juice)
1 lemon (zest and juice)
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon orange…

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Holiday TV Roundup

D23’s Ultimate Guide to Your Holiday Viewing—2016 Edition

By Beth Deitchman

Are your halls decked? Is your tree trimmed? Forget about stringing the popcorn, and start making plans to curl up on your sofa with a big bowl for snacking while you watch the sometimes heartwarming, sometimes hilarious holiday programming airing on ABC, Disney Channel, and Freeform this month.

From cable’s biggest programming event of the…

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