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What’s This?? You Can Watch Disney’s 2019 Not-So-Spooky Spectacular Fireworks Whenever You Want!

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Well, well, well, what have we here? Another bit of Disney World entertainment?? Oooh, we’re really scared!!

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Yesterday marked the Halfway to Halloween point, and we got into the spooky spirit with LOTS of activities. We dressed up in our favorite costumes, sang along to “Grim Grinning Ghosts” with the Dapper Dans, got a first look at the new Haunted Mansion collection coming soon, and even added NEW mostly ghostly backgrounds on our home screens!

While we also gave you hot and cold running chills with the news of the Disney’s 2019 Not-So-Spooky Spectacular stream, you can still watch it on repeat HERE!

And, we recommend mixing up some terrifying treats to go along with it (especially those Jack Skellington cookies to honor our Bone Daddy host)!

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Make Your Favorite Disney Halloween Recipes From Your Home Now

During these times, Disney has been helping all of us by spreading a little magic to our homes. Now, with their Halfway 2 Halloween celebration, fans can enjoy the spooky season a little early.

Disney ‘s Halloween season is six months away, however, they’re bringing some of that spooky fun to homes around the world. Thanks to their #DisneyMagicMoments program, Disney is sharing some recipes of their most favored seasonal eats. Your whole kitchen will smell like fall and get you in the Halloween spirit. Not to worry, there’s plenty of pumpkin on this list of recipes. Recipes will be linked with each item.

For breakfast, start your day with these delicious Pumpkin Pancakes. Top with butter and syrup, or we like to top ours with whipped cream, and you can’t go wrong.

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For lunch or dinner, you have to try this hearty Pumpkin Soup. This dish isn’t just tasty, it’s gluten-free and vegan-friendly!

Now, it’s time for our favorite kind of treats, the sweet ones!

First, try these flaky and golden Pumpkin Twists. These are the perfect snack with a hint of pumpkin and sweetness.

This next treat reminds us of pumpkin pie during the fall! These Pumpkin Bars are perfectly bite-sized, but pack a lot of yummy flavor.

Last on this pumpkin tour, is the delectably delightful Pumpkin Creme BruleeThis dessert is sure to brings smiles and the spirit of the Halloween to your homes.

Let’s not forget the master of all Halloween ceremonies himself, Jack Skellington! The Nightmare Before Christmas Inspired Cookies add a touch of whimsy and spooky to your kitchen. The whole family can have fun baking these cute and festive cookies!

We hope you can try some of these recipes can help get you in the spirit of #Halfway2Halloween! If you do create any of these eats, be sure to show us by tagging @ChipandCo on Instagram!

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Watch Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular TONIGHT!

Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular

Today we celebrate Halfway to Halloween! Join Disney tonight at 7 pm EST for a pre-recorded virtual viewing of Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular to celebrate #HalfwaytoHalloween!

Gather ‘round as your host—Jack Skellington—delights with this not so scary-tale that proves anything can happen at Halloween!

During a frightfully fun fireworks display, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy are spirited away to a mysterious haunted house where they encounter dancing skeletons, waltzing ghosts and a sinister gathering of Disney villains!

Don’t miss this dazzling spectacular featuring state-of-the-art projection effects, lasers, light and fireworks during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

They will be hosting Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular on their Facebook page and Instagram like they have done the previous live streams.

#DisneyMagicMoments: Virtual Viewing -Not So Spooky Spectacular

What’s this? It’s Halfway To Halloween! Gather your little witches and playful vampires and join Jack Skellington for some festive fun 👻in this pre-recorded, virtual viewing of #DisneyMagicMoments ✨from Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

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In case you missed it Disney also released their Halloween Product Line this morning! You can check it out here!

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#DisneyMagicMoments: Favorite Recipes for Your #Halfway2Halloween Celebration

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#DisneyMagicMoments: Favorite Recipes for Your #Halfway2Halloween Celebration

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#DisneyMagicMoments: Favorite Recipes for Your Halfway to Halloween Celebration

For many of us, the Halloween season is a favorite time of year with all the creative costumes (for humans and pets!), festive parties, over-the-top decorations, and, of course, fabulous food!

In honor of our #Halfway2Halloween celebration, I was excited to feature a couple of my favorite Disney Halloween and fall recipes from years past. (Full disclosure – I love anything pumpkin!)

The challenge? I could not decide which were my top two favorites so I turned to my team to select their favorites. The challenge? We had a six-way tie!

So here you go – in no particular order – our favorite autumnal Disney recipes (plus a just plain adorable sugar cookie!) to celebrate Halfway2Halloween. And a bonus – the Pumpkin Crème Brûlée recipe is new and exclusive to Disney Parks Blog. Click the links below each photo for the downloadable recipe. Happy Halfway2Halloween!

Halfway to Halloween Pumpkin Twists from Disney Parks

These twists of pumpkin delight are super easy to make with frozen puff pastry. The pumpkin pie filling is what makes this delicious hand-held snack so special … for all you Halloweenies out there! Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe.

Scrumptious Pumpkin Pancakes slathered with butter and syrup. ‘Nuff said. Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe.

Halfway to Halloween Vegan Pumpkin Soup from Disney Parks

This gluten- and vegan-friendly Pumpkin Soup is a warm hug in a bowl. Great as a side dish or a main meal. Yes, please! Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe.

Halfway to Halloween Jack Skellington Sugar Cookies from Disney Parks

Of course, we give Halloween icon Jack Skellington his own cookie! Have fun baking and decorating this treat any time of the year. Beverage choice – milk, of course! Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe.

These Pumpkin Bars are bites of pumpkin heaven complete with a graham cracker crust. What’s not to love? Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe.

Everything about this Pumpkin Crème Brûlée will “wow” family and guests. This French classic with a nod to the Halloween season is actually easier to make than you think and definitely worth the effort – promise! Click here for a print-at-home version of this recipe.

Keep checking back to the Disney Parks Blog for more #DisneyMagicMoments that include delicious Disney recipes. And be sure to share the magic with other Disney fans using the hashtag #DisneyMagicMoments. Happy cooking!

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Top 5 Picks for Celebrating #Halfway2Halloween at Home

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Top 5 Picks for Celebrating #Halfway2Halloween at Home

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Halfway to Halloween

As part of our #Halfway2Halloween takeover at Disney Parks, we’re digging up five favorite ways to have some spook-tacular fun at home! Whether it’s a delightfully ghoulish DIY project, a creepily creative candy apple or a not-so-scary digital wallpaper for your device, check out our list of Disney surprises:

1 – Make One of These Not-So-Scary DIY projects

Our first way to celebrate #Halfway2Halloween is with a bewitchingly wondrous series of DIY projects.

        2 – Harken Back to Halloween Past

        Celebrate #Halfway2Halloween with a fascinating look at the history of Halloween at Disney Parks.

        3 – Learn Something New about The Haunted Mansion

        One of our favorite attractions is The Haunted Mansion, so add to the #Halfway2Halloween fun with these facts:

        • The idea for a haunted house at Disneyland was included in an early concept design sketch by Harper Goff dating back to 1952, when Disneyland was still being conceptualized.
        • Within a week of the Haunted Mansion’s opening, Disneyland celebrated what was then its highest single-day attendance.
        • 20 tombstone tributes exist both inside and around the exterior of the attraction. The epitaphs on the tombstones were written to honor several Disney Legends and Walt Disney Imagineers who created and maintain the attraction.
        • The final exterior concept for the house is heavily influenced by the Victorian-era Shipley-Lydecker House in Baltimore, Maryland.
        • Thurl Ravenscroft is the voice of “Uncle Theodore” who leads the “Phantom Five” quintet of singing headstones. His voice can also be heard at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room as the voice of both Fritz and Tangaroa.
        • The pipe organ seen in the ballroom sequence was featured as Captain Nemo’s pipe organ in the Disney film classic, “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” For more details, check out George’s story here.
        • Leota Toombs, a former Walt Disney Imagineer and Disney Legend, served as the famous face of Madame Leota.
        • The Hatbox Ghost was featured in Haunted Mansion when the attraction first opened. Then, he mysteriously vanished, only to reappear in 2015 in time for the 60th anniversary of Disneyland.

        Plus, we’d like to introduce you to 13 of the attraction’s residents at Disneyland Resort.

        4 – Create a Special Candy Apple

        Also, you can choose from a variety of Halloween candy apple tutorials to celebrate #Halfway2Halloween. Each of these apples are coated with delicious candies, colored sugar and more.

        5 – Add some Spooky fun to Your Devices

        For #Halfway2Halloween, you must also dig into our dozens of spooky Disney Parks Blog wallpapers and customize your desktop and mobile devices with Disney magic. Click on your favorite wallpaper above to download, or head to our wallpaper page and search for “Halloween” for a variety of designs and sizes!

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        And we have an extra bonus way to have fun with your #Halfway2Halloween festivities –  check out this Disney+ watch list of top not-so-scary favorites:

        • Hocus Pocus
        • Nightmare Before Christmas (a personal favorite)
        • The Haunted Mansion
        • Maleficent
        • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
        • Descendants
        • Descendants 2
        • Descendants 3

        Plus, don’t miss this musical Halloween Special, “Disney Hall of Villains,” from our friends at Disney Channel and Radio Disney. And for more halloween fun check out Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween Instagram account.

        We hope you enjoyed our list of spook-tacular ways to enjoy #Halfway2Halloween at home.  Show us your creations with #DisneyMagicMoments and #Halfway2Halloween.