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I went to see Pixar’s newest film, Inside Out, the other day. You’ll see my review tomorrow, but before I share that, I just had to mention the short that accompanied the film. It’s adorable and totally full of some serious *feels* if you ask me!

Here’s a small clip of the short, but it’s totally worth fishing through YouTube for more snippets. Enjoy!

Friday Fun Fact! #167

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If you were asked to name the oldest Disney original character, would it be safe to say an educated guess would be to answer “Mickey Mouse!” Yeah, I thought so too. But interestingly enough, Mickey Mouse is not the oldest Disney character. I know what you’re thinking, and it isn’t Donald Duck, either. Nor Minnie, or Goofy, or even Pluto. So, who do we have left?

…Believe it or not, it’s Big Pete!

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He made his debut in the 1925 cartoon Alice Solves the Puzzle, three years before Steamboat Willie (November 1928) premiered. And if you’re a real smarty and know that technically Mickey’s very first appearance was actually in a screen testing for Plane Crazy (May 1928), a cookie for you! 

Big Pete was originally drawn as an anthropomorphic bear, but with the success of Mickey Mouse, was changed to a cat as a more natural enemy. Because in reality, bears and mice are cool, ya know?

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So let’s give a round of applause to Big Pete. While he is portrayed mostly as a villain in his long list of roles, we still have some Disney love for this big guy!

 

3 Day, 3 Quotes Challenge! Day 1

Thank you to Natalie’s Mostly Disney Blog for nominating me for the 3 Day, 3 Quotes Challenge. Why don’t you head over to her page for more Disney love, book reviews, make-up tips, and all-around Disney blog greatness!

The rules:

1.Thank the person who nominated you.

2.Post three of your favorite quotes for the next three days.

3.Nominate three bloggers for the challenge.

My three nominations are:

Disney on my Mind

Fan of Mickey

Pixie Dust Adventures

Tiana-the-princess-and-the-frog-My first quote for this challenge belongs to my girl, Tiana.

A hard-working independent woman whom I admire greatly, she puts the combination of dreaming and doing into perspective!

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