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Tips and tricks for attending the D23 Expo

9 Tips For Attending the D23 Expo 2015

The countdown is on to the 2015 D23 Expo. I have already started planning out which presentations I want to attend and my “plan of attack” so that I can highlight the best of the expo here on the blog and on my social media channels during and afterward. If you will be heading to […]

Everything you need to know about Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort 2015

2015 Mickey’s Halloween Party Dates Announced

The Disneyland Resort has just announced the dates for Halloween Time 2015!  This year guests will be able to enjoy all that Halloween Time has to offer from Friday, September 11th through November 1st.  During this time there will be several amazing offerings including:  Haunted Mansion Holiday (Nightmare Before Christmas themed), Space Mountain transformed into […]

Ant Man movie review

Ant Man Movie Review by a Marvel Geek Dad

  We got invited to see Ant-Man really early, like three weeks before the general public. The theater is only a mile from our house, I am a huge Marvel fan (not just the movies but the comic books and cartoons as well) and we get free popcorn too. But, when Lisa called me to […]

7 things you need to know before seeing Ant Man

7 Things You Need to Know Before Seeing Ant Man

  Although our official Ant-Man review won’t be out until later this week (written by my husband Will who is our resident Marvel expert), I thought it would be fun to put together a list of seven things you need to know about the movie in advance of it coming out Friday. I liked it so much, I have already […]

Disneyland in 2008

60 Days to 60 Years of Disneyland: A Look Back at 2008

To help commemorate Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary 60 bloggers from around the country have each chosen a year (1955-2015) in Disneyland’s history to highlight the events and changes to the Park(s) as well as their memories as a park visitor.  I am beyond excited and honored to have been afforded the opportunity, as a Babes in Disneyland Contributor, to be a part of this fortunate group […]

Disneyland in 2007

Disneyland in 2007: The Year of a Million Dreams & Return of The Submarine Voyage

The year is 2007 and the Year of a Million Dreams is well underway, having kicked off in October of the previous year.  Little did we know that this year-long promotion would be extended straight into 2008, but that’s a post for another time! For the Year of A Million Dreams, Cast Members made dreams come […]


60 Days to 60 Years of Disneyland: 2003 Was a Honey of a Year!

This post is part of a special Disney community countdown to the Disneyland 60th anniversary called 60 Days to 60 Years.  Disney Parks, east and west coast, have been a life-long love of mine from my first trip as an infant and then dozens of times since. But 2003 was a very special year, and […]

Free Big Thunder Mountain Printables

“Wildest Ride In The Wilderness” FREE Prints

Hello! It’s Friday – so let’s celebrate with a Friday Freebie! Today I have 5 different versions of the classic Big Thunder Mountain RailRoad line “…this here’s the wildest ride in the willlllderness!” Simply click the link below to download the pack and print the one that suits you (there are 2 green/white, and 2 […]

Everything you need to know about pressed coins at the Disneyland Resort

Everything You Need to Know about the Disneyland Resort Pressed Coins

If you’re looking for a fun and fairly inexpensive souvenir to get the whole family involved in and also to commemorate your Disneyland Resort visit(s) – look no further than the specially themed pressed coins! As my kids get older I am always on the lookout for new and/ or fun activities that they can […]

How to survive the Disneyland selfie stick ban

How to survive the Disneyland selfie stick ban.

Got a selfie stick? Leave it at home if you will be heading to Disneyland or Walt Disney World because Disney has finally put a ban on these super annoying vanity sticks that not only obstruct everyone’s view at shows but post a real safety hazard on attractions–even the slow ones. If you are you […]

16 things parents do at Disneyland that they don't do in the real world.

16 things parents do at Disneyland that they do not do in real life.

Heading out to Disneyland or Disney California Adventure means that with the kids in tow, you as the parent can do, say, or get away with things that outside the park would look or sound ridiculous, or possibly even make the local authorities take notice of you. For the cost of the “Disney escape” for […]


Stride Rite shoes – Summertime magic for little feet

This product review contains affiliate links. Stride Rite is a force to be reckoned with in the world of children’s footwear. The company has been selling made-to-last shoes for a century, and I am a huge fan of their commitment to quality and making shoes stylish that kids actually want to wear. Best of all, Stride […]

How to use the Disney Gif app

Disney Gif App – Disney just made your texts a lot more magical

This post contains an affiliate link. Today, Disney Interactive launched a new app that brings Disney Parks, Star Wars, classic characters and more to your mobile keyboard with gifs from your favorite movies, ABC TV shows and more. The app lets users send gifs and emojis of their favorite stories and characters via text and email. […]

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