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2016 Dates for Mickey’s Halloween Party Announced!

The Disneyland Resort just announced dates for the Halloweentime celebrations for 2016!  This year, guests will enjoy the spookiest place on Earth from September 9 through October 31, which includes 17 nights of Mickey’s Halloween Party! A spooky new addition to the usual trick-or-treating and exclusive “Halloween Screams” fireworks show at Mickey’s Halloween Party will be the Headless […]

Quick Breakfast Options

Quick Breakfast Options at the Disneyland Resort

We’ve all been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and eating a decent breakfast before your day at Disneyland or Disney California Adventure is no exception (for me, it keeps the queasiness away on certain rides)! Some days you might have a leisurely breakfast planned out ahead of time, and some days you […]

Fun facts about the Disney Pixar animated short Piper

Meet Adorably Sweet and Technologically Advanced Piper

One of the best parts of seeing a Disney or Disney-Pixar animated film is the animated short that always precedes the main feature. The shorts are always heart-warming and full of love and meaning. The short that comes before “Finding Dory,” out in theaters on June 17, is no exception. Directed by Alan Barillaro and […]

Countdown Calendar

DIY Disneyland Countdown Calendar

Babes in Disneyland has shared a few (here and here) of our ways to countdown the days until your next Disneyland visit. But, you know how much kids (and perhaps adults, wink wink) love those Christmas advent calendars, the kind with chocolate or an activity for each day until December 25th? Well that was my inspiration for […]

Andrew Stanton (Director) and Lindsey Collins (Producer )at the Finding Dory Long Lead press day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, CA. Photo by Marc Flores. ©2016 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

How Finding Dory Came to Be

Whenever I hear about a movie sequel coming out more than a decade after the original, I always have so many questions I would like to ask the filmmakers. Why now? How come it took so long? What makes now a better time than a decade ago? Rarely, do movie lovers get those questions answered, […]

How to get your kid into the Jedi Training show at Disneyland

How to participate in the Jedi Training at Disneyland

The Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple, held at the Tomorrowland Terrace stage, is the ultimate Star Wars fantasy come true for little boys who are yearning to become one with the Force.  (The show is formerly known as the “Jedi Training Academy.”) Selected children get to learn the ways of the Jedi Knights and […]

Everything you need to know about the World of Color Dessert Party at Disney California Adventure

Everything you need to know about the World of Color Dessert Party at Disney California Adventure

When World of Color premiered at Disney California Adventure, it changed the way resort guests experience parks’ hallmark shows. Now, both World of Color and Fantasmic! offer “reserved” viewing options ranging from FASTPASS-style tickets that reserve the section you will view from to dining options that come with reserved viewing. The World of Color Dessert […]


LuLaRoe Disney Style Party

  A friend recently introduced me to LuLaRoe. If you haven’t heard about this comfortable women’s and girls’ clothing line, you are seriously missing out. LuLaRoe’s incredibly soft leggings, shirts and dresses come in bright, happy, beautiful solids and patterns with feminine or fun themes. LuLaRoe only produces 2,500 pieces of clothing in a particular […]

DCA Food & Wine Features

Top 5 Tips for the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

After a 6-year hiatus, the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival has made a grand reappearance at Disney’s California Adventure park.  In the past, the festival was spread out throughout the parks, featuring kitchen demonstrations in the Sunshine Plaza, wine and beer walks, and over a month of seminars and presentations that you could […]

2017 D23 Expo Information

D23 Expo 2017 Details Announced

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has announced the first details of the D23 Expo 2017. Like in years past, the Expo will celebrate what’s new and what’s on the horizon from theme parks, television, music, gaming, and films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel and will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Next summer, […]

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