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How to Charge Your Smart Phone Battery at Disneyland + Win a Disney Vacation!

You’ve planned your Disneyland trip for months. You’ve read the books, purchased your Park Hoppers, booked your hotel near Disneyland, and scheduled a Disney character meal. But then your smart phone dies in the middle of the day, long before the “Paint the Night” parade and “World of Color” nighttime spectacular. Here’s how to charge your […]

Why Visit Disneyland with One Kid

Sure, a Disney vacation with the whole family is always fun. But there’s something very special about visiting Disneyland with one kid. Here are five reasons to leave the spouse, the siblings and the grandparents at home for a trip to the Happiest Place on Earth with you and one kiddo. 1. Disneyland with one kid = peace My […]

Disneyland Diamond Anniversary Celebration & Giveaway

Disneyland is celebrating 60 years of bringing magic and fun to the lives of millions of theme park goers with its Diamond Celebration. This means special decorations, unique entertainment, sparkling souvenirs, and themed food and beverages at Disneyland this year to commemorate the park’s diamond anniversary. Can’t get there to join in the fun? Not to worry – I’ve brought […]

Which Disneyland Character Meal Is Best for Your Family?

Each of the five Disneyland character meals has its own feel, special touches, and star character. But how do you know which character meal is best for your family? Let me break it down for you…

Dos and Dont’s of Disney’s Cars Land with Kids

My kids are not just casual fans of the Disney*Pixar “Cars” movie. Both my 4-year-old son and my 7-year-old daughter know all of the words to Sheryl Crow’s “Real Gone” right down to the “Uh!” in the middle of this movie theme song. They conduct pretend races across the living room floor with toy cars shaped like Lightning McQueen, […]

Disney’s Cars Land – A Photo Journey through Radiator Springs

As a mother of two young children who are positively smitten with the Cars movie, it felt a bit surreal to walk into a real-life version of the film’s fictional town of Radiator Springs at Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land. The magic (or in this case, the ka-chow!) of Disney is in the details. With that in mind, I was on a photo treasure hunt to capture the most interesting details at Cars Land.

Christmastime at Disneyland

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Disneyland. Mixing the wonder of the holidays with the magic of Disney makes for some very jolly family fun. Here are photos of the special touches, decorations, and treats at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure parks at Christmastime to get you in the holiday spirit.

Little Mermaid Ride Premiere & Interview with Jodi Benson, the Voice of Ariel

Ariel, one of Disney’s most beloved princesses, is being immortalized in her very own ride at Disney’s California Adventure Park. The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure opened on June 3, 2011 amid much excitement and very long lines. I was lucky to take a spin on this new attraction and even luckier to meet with Jodi Benson, […]

Halloween with a Disney Twist

There are two ways to experience Disneyland during Halloween. Mickey’s Halloween Party is a separately ticketed event that takes place on special evenings after the amusement park closes to the public. However, you don’t necessarily need to attend the party to enjoy this holiday at Disneyland.

Disney’s “World of Color” Premiere & My Red Carpet Hullaballoo

I was invited by Disneyland to attend their much anticipated premiere of their “World of Color” water, light, color, laser, fire, music show. How was it? Well, let’s put it this way…it was THE most fun I can remember having in a long, long, long time!

Romance at Disneyland

I surprised my husband with an overnight romantic getaway at Disneyland for our wedding anniversary last year. I felt a tad guilty visiting the Happiest Place on Earth without the kids, and I worried my husband would find our destination less than romantic. However, I quickly realized just how freeing and romantic a child-free Disney trip can be.

Holidays at Disneyland

Although I have been to Disneyland a multitude of times, up until last week, I had never visited during the holiday season. Now that I have experienced the happiest time of the year at the Happiest Place on Earth, I defy Scrooge himself to remain cranky during a trip to Disneyland during the holidays.

Top 10 Disneyland Rides and Attractions for Babies and Toddlers

Many parents worry there are not enough rides for babies and toddlers, but amusements for all ages abound at Disneyland! Here are my picks for best Disneyland rides and attractions for babies and toddlers.

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