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Everything you need to know about the Pinup Parade meetup hosted by Pinup Girl Clothing at Disneyland

Everything you need to know about the Pinup Parade at Disneyland hosted by Pinup Girl Clothing

If you were at Disneyland yesterday, you likely saw us: hundreds of women dressed up in vintage-inspired clothing all over the park taking way too many pictures and smiling from ear to ear. Yesterday was the Pinup Parade, hosted by Pinup Girl Clothing, a company specializing in bomb-shell gorgeous, vintage-inspired clothing. They have a huge […]

Disneyland 60th merchandise preview

Disneyland 60th Merchandise Preview #Disneyland60

If you are anything like me, you can’t wait to see the more than 500 pieces of new merchandise that will be hitting stores at the Disneyland Resort starting May 22 for the Disneyland 60th. Kendra and I got a sneak peek and what will be in stores. We have prices on as much as we […]

Disneyland Diamond Celebration Nighttime Spectaculars fun facts and info

Disneyland Diamond Celebration Nighttime Spectaculars Set to Dazzle Guests

Beginning May 22nd the Disneyland Resort will officially kick-off its 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration.  The celebration will feature sparkling new merchandise, snack and drink offerings,  new contests, as well as three nighttime extravaganzas including a re-imagined World of Color, Disneyland Forever fireworks show, and an all new parade entitled “Paint the Night.”  Using lights, lasers, projections, […]

Walt Disney's personal chili recipe

Walt Disney’s Personal Chili and Beans Recipe and the arrival of Walt’s favorite chili at Carnation Cafe #Disneyland60

In celebration of the Disneyland 60th, Disney’s food and concept beverage development has been hard at work creating meals, drinks and treats that will make guests’ visits even more special. One of my personal favorite additions is Walt’s Favorite Chili, which has been added to the Carnation Cafe menu. Disney lore is full of stories […]

Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer

Watch the new Star Wars Trailer NOW

  Holy smokes! It’s here. It’s finally here! The new (second) Star Wars Episode VII trailer was released today as part of the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. This trailer does not disappoint. I’m so excited, I am wondering if I should pull my kids out of school for a few minutes for them to […]

Dazzling New Disneyland Diamond Celebration Treats

Dazzling New Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Treats

Beginning May 22nd, in honor of the Disneyland Resort’s Diamond Celebration, both Disney California Adventure Park (DCA) and Disneyland with feature several new food and beverage offerings.  While attending yesterday’s Media Preview Lisa and I were able to sample many of the specialty drinks and also a few of the sweet treats and let me just say […]

Disneyland Diamond Days details

Diamond Days Sweepstakes at the Disneyland Resort #Disneyland60

Today during an exclusive media event, Disneyland Reort officials announced an exciting sweepstakes in which daily prizes are awarded to some Disneyland Resort visitors as part of the 60th Diamond Celebration. Prizes are grand. Scratch that. Prizes are beyond grand and including Disney Diamonds (yes, REAL diamonds), a Cinderella glass slipper (with diamonds and a blue […]

Disney and ESPN - Special Olympics 2015

Disney and ESPN to Champion the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

A show of hands: How many folks religiously watch the Olympics on television every two years? Come May, you will have something new and enlivening to tune into during those off-years. In 2013, Disney, its affiliates ESPN and ABC, and Special Olympics united in a groundbreaking way; to use the influential platforms of these most […]

Sip your tea Disney style

Disney At Home: How to sip your tea Disney style

What you may not know about me is that I collect vintage English and French tea cups and saucers. I seriously love china and if I didn’t write a Disney blog, I would likely blog all about all of the vintage treasures I have been collecting as long as I can remember. (I have written […]

25 Things Disneyland Moms know that other moms don't.

25 Things that Disneyland Moms know that other moms don’t

Disneyland Moms are a special breed. We live for the magic and go to great lengths to share the hope, joy and inspiration of the Disneyland Resort with our kids. From our days in the parks there are truths we know that other moms don’t.   Without further ado, here are 25 things that Disneyland […]


Tervis coffee mugs for a fun and functional #DisneyMugMonday

I have been a long time fan of Tervis. Several years ago, I was sent a Tervis Cinderella water bottle and it goes with me everywhere. When I was approached to review their coffee mugs for #DisneyMugMonday, I jumped at the chance. Spreading the word about great products that Disney fans will love is important […]

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Runners Assemble to Register for Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend

“Earth’s Mightiest Heroes” are looking to enlist YOU.  Join the team roster and register for Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend on Tuesday, April 7 at Noon EST.  Whether you have the goods to “Smash the Half”, show your colors at the all-new Captain America 10K, take on the inaugural Infinity Gauntlet Challenge, Assemble at […]


Springtime at the Disneyland Resort

Spring has officially sprung and with Spring Break and Easter just around the corner we want to share some of the best springtime activities that the Disneyland Resort has to offer! Disney Egg-stravaganza The Disney Egg-stravaganza takes guests on an egg hunting adventure through Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure park.  The egg hunt is a great way to […]

Baby Bjorn giveaway

Baby Bjorn Baby Carrier We Review and Giveaway

As many of you know, the first edition of my book was dedicated to my friend Renata. We “baby bjorned” our way through the parks with our babies together. About a year ago, she had a lovely baby girl and when Baby Bjorn approached me asking if we would like to review one of their […]


Merchandise Monday: A First Look at Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Merchandise

With Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary just a few months away in May 2015, we are all getting very excited to see what merchandise the Disneyland Resort will have to offer for their Diamond Anniversary. We shared a little preview with you last month, but the Disney Parks Blog has just posted a brand new video giving us a […]


Disneyland Smores Bake Recipe: Disney at Home

I have a new Disneyland Park recipe to share with you today- it’s been a while! I was out of my recipe sheets from City Hall at Disneyland and then contributor Vy sent me a magical surprise in the mail – the cookbook “Kitchen Magic with Mickey: Favorite Recipes from the Disney Parks and Cruise […]

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