Friday, June 24, 2011

Disney FamilyFun Magazine Available on iPad

Subscriptions to Disney FamilyFun Magazine Now Available on iPad 

Disney FamilyFun Readers Now Have the Ability for One-Click Subscriptions or Single Issue Downloads

NEW YORK, NY— JUNE 23, 2011— Beginning with the June/July issue, readers can now experience the great content and features of Disney FamilyFun magazine on iPad by purchasing an annual subscription through In-App Purchase on the App Store. Using the new subscription service, a 12-month subscription of FamilyFun costs just $7.99. Single issues will continue to be available for $2.99 through In-App Purchase, and current print subscribers will have access to the iPad edition for free.
"We wanted to make our Disney FamilyFun content available to our readers in the most convenient ways," said Aparna Pande, vice president and general manager, Disney FamilyFun. "With the Disney FamilyFun App, we are able to offer a high quality experience to moms who want to make one of our crafts or create a FamilyFun meal whenever they want and wherever they are."
The Disney FamilyFun App brings content to life on iPad through interactive features, including videos showing projects in action, slide shows offering an in-depth look at how crafts and recipes come together, and features allowing the user to search for, save, and share pages with friends through Facebook and Twitter. Several brands, including launch sponsor Nissan, have signed on to support FamilyFun through digital sponsorships.
"We conducted research among users who downloaded the Disney FamilyFun App and engaged with it during the launch issue. The initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive," said Pande. "Nearly all of those surveyed said they'd recommend the app to a friend, and more than two-thirds planned to use the app more than once a week. Most importantly, over half said they would be interested in subscribing to the Disney FamilyFun iPad app, and now we are able to bring this option to our readers."
The Disney FamilyFun App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at A 12-month subscription is available for $7.99, and single issues are available for $2.99 each, through In-App Purchase.To learn more about FamilyFun, visit and, or follow @FamilyFun on Twitter.
About FamilyFun Magazine
Published by Disney Publishing Worldwide, Disney FamilyFun magazine, which targets families with children under 12, has a rate base of 2.1 million and a total audience of 5.5 million (Source: 2010 Fall MRI). A trusted source for families, FamilyFundelivers real ideas for — and from — real families. FamilyFun magazine's lively and informative content focuses on making the most of family time together through cooking, crafts, celebrations, volunteering, travel, and other family activities. The Disney FamilyFun brands include, FamilyFun books, craft kits, mobile apps and special interest publications.
About Disney Publishing Worldwide
Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world's largest publisher of children's books and magazines, with over 250 million children's books and over 400 million children's magazines sold each year. Disney Publishing Worldwide consists of an extensive worldwide licensing structure as well as vertically integrated publishing imprints including Disney Book Group in the U.S., Disney Libri in Italy and Disney Libros in Spain. DPW publishes a range of children's magazines globally includingTopolinoLe Journal de Mickey, and Donald Duck, as well as family titles in the U.S. which include Disney FamilyFun andPhineas and Ferb. Disney English is DPW's English language learning business which includes Disney English schools in China and a worldwide retail licensing program. DPW's digital products include bestselling eBook titles as well as original apps. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, Disney Publishing Worldwide publishes books, magazines, and digital products in 85 countries in 75 languages. For more information visit
[official press release]

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Pull-Ups Disney Character Calls and Giveaway!

Is it time to potty train? Try Huggies® Pull-Ups training pants available at Target! They come in fun Disney Princess designs for girls and Disney•Pixar Cars designs for boys.

Pull-Ups and Disney have teamed up to make the potty training process just a little bit easier with Disney Character Calls! When your child needs a boost of encouragement or to be congratulated sign up to have a Disney Princess or Disney•Pixar Cars character give your Big Kid® a call at

My two boys, Noah and Nathaneal, are in the process of potty training, and they love their Pull-Ups training pants and the new Disney Character calls! Look at the smiles on their faces!

Now it's your chance to win a $25 Target gift card and try Pull-Ups training pants and the new Disney Character Calls for yourself! All you have to do is comment on this blog post with your first name, email address and short note about your potty training goals. One entry per person. Entries must be received by July 8, 2011. I will draw a winner using The winner will be contacted via email. Good luck!

Disclaimer: I was given a Target gift card to buy and review Huggies® Pull-Ups training pants and Disney Character Calls. These are my own opinions. I was already using Pull-Ups training pants before this review, and I recommend them 100%! :)