Tag: disney

Why Frozen Live at Hyperion Theater is Worth the Wait

Before our most recent trip to Disneyland, our family sat around the dinner table and each gave our "Top 5." These were the five attractions, shows, or experiences that we most wanted to have while at Disneyland and California Adventure. My five were: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, It's A Small World, A Christmas Fantasy Parade, […]

Reasons to Stay On-Property at Disneyland

Is it worthwhile to stay on-property at Disneyland? Some people say "yes." Some people say "no." We say: There are many good reasons for staying both on and off-property...and whatever gets you to Disneyland is a good way to go! ;) There's certainly something magical and "all-inclusive" about staying on-property at Disneyland. Being immersed in […]

Lesser-Known Attractions at Disneyland and California Adventure

Where do you head as soon you step foot into the Happiest Place on Earth? If you're like most people, you'll run straight for your favorite rides - the "classics" that have made Disney what it is today - including Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Peter Pan, and Dumbo. Those attractions are famous for a reason […]

10 Tips for Doing Disneyland on a Budget

Disneyland is a truly magical vacation destination for people of all ages. It's remarkably clean, beautifully decorated, and masterfully designed. Every time we visit, I am in awe of the upbeat culture - the pristine uniforms, the smiling cast members, and the obvious care and attention behind every ride and performance. That said, the cost […]

Where to Stay for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon

Congratulations! You've decided to take the exhilarating step toward completing your first (or fiftieth) half marathon at Disneyland. You won't be disappointed. In keeping with Disney's character, the event is ultra-organized and full of magic from mile 1 to mile 13! You'll run thru California Adventure and Disneyland before sunrise and then thru the streets […]

8 Reasons to Visit Disneyland During the Holidays

Disneyland is magical no matter the season, but the parks definitely hold a special kind of enchantment during the holidays. From November 15 thru January 6, the parks get even merrier - with twinkling lights, snowflakes falling, and delightful surprises around every corner. In case you need incentive to book a family getaway this winter, […]

VIDEO: Disney Social Media Moms 2013

Two months ago, we were riding fast and flying high at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. Take a look at some of our footage from theĀ 2013 Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. If I could, I'd bottle those memories up in a jar because I never want to forget that magical weekend. We took all […]

Staying Off-Property at Walt Disney World: Caribe Cove Resort

There are many reasons to stay ON-property at Walt Disney World. Most notably...free parking, easy access to the monorail system, amazing swimming pools and splash pads, top-notch customer service, and clean, gorgeous rooms. There are times, however, when staying off-property can be advantageous. Examples: You have a large immediate family (4+ kids) and don't want […]

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