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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Cinderella review for families with young children

Cinderella review for families with young children

“Cinderella” opens in wide release across the U.S. this weekend and after seeing it twice, I can honestly tell you that it is a dose of family magic not to be missed.  I think it is fair to say that virtually every Disney fan regards Walt Disney’s original 1950 “Cinderella” to be one of the […]

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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Review

Tinker Bell and her fairy friends are a huge hit in my house.  For my daughter no trip to the Disneyland Resort is complete without a trip to Pixie Hollow and some quality time with her favorite Fairies.  When we are home we frequently watch the other movies in the Disney Fairy franchise, “Tinker Bell […]

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5 Reasons to Register for Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon

We can almost taste it!  Registration for Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend opens this Tuesday, March 17th at Noon EST and there are many, many reasons why Disneyland fans will want to examine this race “menu” closely.   The uniqueness of this runDisney weekend makes it particularly delectable!  Check your reservation book and […]

Everything you need to know about Extra Magic Hours at the Disneyland Resort.

Everything You Need to Know About Extra Magic Hours at the Disneyland Resort

Here at the Babes in Disneyland Blog I’m affectionately known as the Contributor who holds the record for the most on-property stays, a distinction for which I am quite proud.    There are several reasons that I prefer to stay at one of the Disneyland Resort hotels including:  quick and easy access to the parks, excellent service, and the […]

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