5 Things I learned from Greg Peccie Animal Kingdom Lodge Animal Operations Manager #MonkeyKingdomEvent


It’s always great to hear from people behind the scenes. You hear their passion and love for what they do. Greg Peccie the DAKL Animal Operations Manager sat down with us at lunch at Sanaa to chat about Animal Kingdom Lodge. Step into the heart of Africa at this magnificent Resort hotel. Inspired by the […]

Laughing It Up with Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth #AvengersEvent

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Oh this job of mine. Sometimes I find myself in situations where I can’t believe it’s really happening. Interviews are usually that. You get a little nervous and queasy beforehand. You want it to go good. You want the actors to be comfortable and have fun. Then they walk in the room. You have about […]

Backstage Tales: Behind The Scenes at Animal Kingdom #MonkeyKingdomEvent


Wild About Wildlife? Experience the park’s behind-the-scenes tales and “tails” as you tour the facilities where we care for our animals. Disney’s Animal Kingdom park is a lushly landscaped oasis that’s home to more than 1,500 animals representing 250 species. During the Backstage Tales tour, you’ll learn all about the unique challenges involved in helping […]

Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival: A Photo Story


Something Fresh Is Blooming at Epcot Discover dazzling gardens, seasonal cooking and high-energy entertainment at this spectacular springtime event. Sprouting once again in March 04 – May 17, 2015, the 2015 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will be budding with fresh experiences for every age and interest. A few highlights coming into bloom include: […]


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As you all know I have my moments of being a total #nerdgirl I can keep my composure in interviews, at parties, meeting celebrities, etc. However, when we found out earlier this month that we were going ON SET of MARVEL’S Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I was a bit nervous. I’ll delve into the whole experience […]

Become a Wilderness Explorer at Animal Kingdom #MonkeyKingdomEvent


I’ve been to the parks in Orlando quite a few times so I love sharing things that are a little off the beaten path and can end up using up some extra hours and fun for the entire family. If you’ve watched the movie UP then you know all about Wilderness Explorers and earning your […]

Disney World Wild Africa Trek at Animal Kingdom #MonkeyKingdomEvent

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Wild Africa Trek is a jaw-dropping journey only a few Guests get to experience. The expedition is a true encounter with African creatures in their native habitat. Come with us on this Disney True-Life Adventure! There are many fun VIP experiences and tours at Disney World. The Wild Africa Trek is one that I have […]

Monkey Kingdom Review PLUS Alex Woo Little Love Monkey Pendant GIVEAWAY

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Monkey Kingdom swings into theaters tomorrow April 17th just in time for Earth Day. I personally love a good Disneynature film. They are films that have a great story, animals you connect with, and are super informative without being boring and Monkey Kingdom does all of that. So What’s This Movie About? The film takes […]

Lunch with the Disneynature Ambassador Dr. M Sanjayan #MonkeyKingdomEvent


I’ve never sat and chatted with a Disneynature Ambassador before so at first I was just in awe of his job. This guy has done a little bit of everything. DR. M. SANJAYAN (Disneynature Ambassador) is executive vice president and senior scientist for Conservation International. The global conservation scientist, writer and Emmy®-nominated news contributor focuses […]

Checking out the Monkeys at the LA Zoo for #MonkeyKingdom

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I love a good Zoo experience and had an amazing time at the Los Angeles Zoo last week in anticipation for the #MonkeyKingdom Movie. We enjoyed a private Tour of the LA Zoo where I saw SO many monkeys! Our visit started with a special MONKEY KINGDOM plush gift: Just monkeying around at the #lazoo […]

I’ll be Monkeying Around in Florida for the #MonkeyKingdomEvent


This month has been crazy busy for us here at Southern Bella’s Ways and it it’s still going! Starting tomorrow I’ll be in Florida with 24 other bloggers and we will be living in a house together for the next few days. Yep, it’s going to be an adventure! #AllStarVacationHomes I will be living out […]

Having my FanGirl Moment at #AvengersEvent


In 2 days I’ll be back in LA living out a FanGirl dream. The NEW MARVEL Avengers Age of Ultron movie will be hitting theaters on May 1st. My entire family are MARVEL fans. In fact, we know the comic history leading up to this part of the Cinematic MARVEL Universe and have been watching […]

An #InsideOut View of the Pixar Animation Campus


I’ve been lucky enough to tour the Pixar Campus before and each time have found it an inspiration beyond measure. We were there for the Inside Out Press Day which I will be filling you in on over the next few weeks. Right now I want to focus on the Campus and lead you through […]

#InsideOutEvent Coming up!


I’ve been able to sneak some info for you guys about PIXAR’s upcoming film INSIDE OUT that hits theaters June 19, 2015. Well next week I’ll be sharing even MORE fun from the #InsideOutEvent in San Francisco! From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter (“Monsters, […]