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Ask the Disney Experts: What is your favorite thing about Disneyland during the “off” season?

    While there are a lot of things to consider when trying to decide when the best time to visit Disneyland is for you, in this week’s Ask the Disney Expert post, our experts share our favorite things about visiting the Disneyland Resort during this time of year, known as the the “off” season.  For more information, here […]

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Disneyland Annual Passholder Anniversary Event: A Royal Celebration

2014 marked the first year The Disneyland Resort started hosting “anniversary parties” for Annual Passholders that had passes set to expire in the near future.  The purpose of these events is to thank the APs for purchasing a year of Disney magic, and to also encourage them to renew their pass by showing them unique […]


Pros and cons of visiting Disneyland during the off season

People always want to know when it’s going to be crowded at Disneyland, and for good reason. No one likes being body-to-body with strangers and waiting an hour to ride an attraction that last only a few minutes. We have talked about attendance trends numerous times on Babes In Disneyland, but given we are now […]

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Big Hero 6 On DVD, Blu-ray and DMA NOW!

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Last night “Big Hero 6,” and the short that preceded it in theaters (FEAST), both took home Oscars at the Academy Awards. If you haven’t seen both of these yet, […]


New 2015 Disneyland ticket prices and important information for annual passholders

This morning a 12:01 a.m., the Disneyland Resort raised prices on admission tickets and annual passports. Here are Disneyland Resort prices for 2015 as of February 22, 2015. Prices are subject to change without notice. Southern California annual passports are only available for renewal. Parking passes are not available to new annual passholders, except for […]

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Van Eaton Galleries to host Story of Disneyland Auction

February 28 and March 1, Van Eaton Galleries in Van Nuys, California, is holding one the largest Disneyland memorabilia auctions ever seen, and let me tell you, as big, big Disneyland fan who has seen it in person, it’s AMAZING. Kendra and I attended a media preview and we didn’t know where to look first. From […]


5 reasons you need to see McFarland USA

I am honored to have had the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of the movie “McFarland USA,” and when I tell you that it is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time, I am absolutely sincere. I believe in this movie so much, that I have come up with […]


WDW for Disneylanders: The Differences in the Hotel Resort Categories at Walt Disney World

When Disneylanders book lodging at or near the Disneyland Resort, they basically have two options: on-property Disney lodging that surpasses $200 per night and off-property lodging with a wide range of prices. While there are many great places to stay off-property near the Disneyland Resort, those hotel and motels can never provide Disney magic but for […]


The making of “McFarland USA”

On February 20, the Disney movie “McFarland USA” will be released into theaters across the country. The movie is set in McFarland, California, a small, farming-based, economically challenged community in Central California and tells the story of an unlikely coach who decides to bring an unlikely sport to a community.  Recently, I attended a press conference […]


A Heart-felt Good-bye to Luigi’s Flying Tires

When Disney California Adventure closes for the night on Monday, February 16, the attraction Luigi’s Flying Tires will be closing… forever. Rumors had been circulating for months that the attraction would be closing and when it was officially announced, I, for one, was so disappointed to find out that one of my favorite family attractions […]

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Friday Freebie: Love-Inspired Disney Movie Quote Printables

Need a last minute decoration for Valentine’s Day or a gift for a fellow Disney lover? We’ve got just the thing! Eight FREE 8×10 printables of romantic quotes from some of our favorite Disney movies. Most are done in chalkboard background but a couple are in pink for fun – 8 prints in all ready to be […]


Three reasons I cannot wait to see Cinderella

To say I am a little excited for “Cinderella” is like saying I’ve been to Disneyland “a couple of times.” (For the record, I’ve logged in more than 1,000 days.)  As I have mentioned before, this movie is a big deal for me. In fact, I’ve told my husband that “Cinderella” is my “Star Wars.” Stop. […]


101 Dalmatians DVD Review

The Disney classic 101 Dalmatians is now out on digital HD, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Disney Movies Anywhere and On-Demand.  For years, my husband has been asking when we will be able to get “101 Dalmatians” on DVD. It seems like every time we turn on the Disney Channel the live action version is on–and while it is […]


Friday Freebie: Cinderella Printables

We like to show our DisneySide at home with fun wall art. Changing out 8×10 picture frames is one the easiest way to change up your decor – which also comes in handy since the kids change their minds and tastes so quickly. Today we have five FREE Cinderella printables for you to download! All done […]


What you need to know about Disney’s PhotoPass+

You most likely already know about Disney’s PhotoPass at the Disneyland Resort, but what about Disney’s PhotoPass+ ? If you’ve been to Disneyland than you’ve seen the photography Cast Members stationed at several locations throughout the parks, like right in front of the castle for instance, and if you’ve stopped for a picture then you were handed […]


Disney California Adventure “You Are Here” Starbucks Mug Instagram Contest #BabesInDisneylandDCAmug

By now, every Disney Parks fan is well aware of the much desired (and sold out) Starbucks “You Are Here” mugs created for Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Traditionally, “You Are Here” mugs are sold in Starbucks stores around the globe, and are a great way to commemorate a special vacation. On their own, they are highly collectable, […]

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