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Countdown to the Weekend: 7/27/2012 (This Happy Place Blog)

Well… this week dragged. Glad to have some great reading to help me get through the week though. Here are a few of the highlights:

» Well, Imagineering Disney fulfills my love of construction photos with this awesome look at the Polynesian Resort.

» Emma over at A Pinch of Pixie Dust is a girl after my very own heart w/her look at Illuminations. (I love the watch picture!)

» I found my dream job thanks to the Disney Parks Blog: Christmas Correspondent. Check out this early look at the holiday season prep already going on!

» Some people have all the luck! Check out this great New York World’s Fair book Nick of Disleelandia found at a flea market.

» This week, Frank Oz received a lifetime achievement award at the Saturn Awards. Here’s a short by sweet profile on the man who brought us Miss Piggy and Yoda.

» Not really Disney related, but Sarah at Running at Disney has convinced me to open up my food processor and make this banana ice cream!

» Stitch Kingdom made my week/month/entire life when he wrote about a possible Muppet musical on Broadway. Shall I faint now?

» Princess Fee at DF’82 shares pictures from the opening of a new store in Paris that boasts some NYC details!

» The always cheery Be Our Guest Podcast hosted a 12-hour live show to raise money for Give Kids the World charity & surpassed their goal of $6,000. You can still donate through the weekend! It was such a fun show to listen to and for a great cause.

endearing and underrated, this happy place blog film series

The film series continued with two fantastic posts:

»  Melissa of Mouse on the Mind who chatted about Pete’s Dragon!
»  Amanda of Mandi on Movies about Mulan!

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It’s been a great week over at This Happy Place. Thanks for stopping in and commenting! I can’t wait to share all that’s coming up next week!

Have a fun weekend!

About Estelle Hallick

Estelle is a Disney enthusiast with a soft spot for Muppets, theatre, and small details. She thinks Animal Kingdom is a full day park, the BoardWalk feels like home, and nothing is better than watching Illuminations. When she's not writing about Disney, she enjoys hanging out with her cat and her husband, having adventures in Queens, New York. She can also be found geeking out over books at Rather Be Reading Blog.

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