Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival 2017

Disneyland magic was found in Sacramento, CA at the Disney Junior Chef event held at the California State Capitol. Disney was in my hometown to promote the upcoming Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival that runs from March 10-April 16, 2017. The event included appearances by Disney Ambassador Alexa and Disneyland Chefs. Kids were paired up with Disneyland Chefs to make Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. The kids were also surprised with a special visit from Chef Goofy. Aren’t these the {Read More}

Ready, Set, Let’s Go to Disney

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Red Loop. Today we are sharing ways for you to prepare kids for a Disney vacation. Did you know that the Walt Disney World Resort is 40 square miles? That’s the size of San Francisco! Preparing for a Walt Disney World vacation can be like preparing for a marathon. In this post I will suggest ways you can get your kids physically ready for their magical vacation. You will certainly walk many miles during your vacation around Walt {Read More}

2017 Disney Social Media Moms Celebration Announcement

I am honored to have been invited back to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration!!! This is the first time it will occur as a Land and Sea Celebration. Disney Social Media Moms is an invitation only celebration for social media minded moms, dads and grandparents. The celebration begins at the Walt Disney World Resort for 2-days. Then moves aboard the Disney Wonder for a 3-night cruise to the Bahamas and to Disney’s private island Castaway Cay. Castaway Cay is Disney’s {Read More}

Meet Your Ghost Host for a Spooktacular Tour at Disneyland Resort

My favorite time to visit Disneyland is during Halloween Time.  I know that Christmas Time is also very magical at Disneyland but it is also pretty darn crowded. Disneyland offers wonderful tours and one of my favorites is the Happiest Haunts Tour. I enjoy Disneyland during Halloween Time because the crowds are manageable, the weather is fantastic – warm (not hot) during the day and cool at night, cool enough for a sweatshirt.   I love walking around Disneyland when there {Read More}

Disney Vacation Planning with a Tween – #DisneyTween

While planning our upcoming Disney vacation my 10-year-old daughter said that she didn’t want to get any Disney character autographs or take pictures with them. I just about died. I was crushed by what she said. Who WAS this girl talking to me? She was nuts about Disney characters just a few short years ago. But now, she is in the Tween world and her Disney love is changing. At 2-years-old, hugging every Disney character she could find. Still loving Mickey at 8 years {Read More}

Monterey Bay Aquarium #FindingDoryEvent

I visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium as part of the Finding Dory Press Event and what I discovered is that the Aquarium is perfect for the whole family. Something for every age There are Touch Pools, a Wave Room and a play area for the kids Cool exhibits like Tentacles and Jellyfish that tweens and teens will enjoy. A really cool gift shop and cute Sea Otters for everyone. And of course, Dory is there! 😉 Monterey is beautiful. The coast of {Read More}

Disney Cruise Line Itineraries on the West Coast

When most people think of taking a Disney Cruise they immediately think of destinations such as the Caribbean, Hawaii, Panama Canal or Europe. But did you know that you can also take a cruise along the California Coast? Disney Cruise Lines does indeed sail along the California Coast and visits many exciting ports of call such as San Francisco, San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico. Photo Credit – Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online Cruises that visit the California Coast range {Read More}

Go Under the Sea with Disney, Scuba and Snorkeling at Epcot

Have you ever wanted to hang out with Dolphins or explore a giant aquarium while on vacation? Did you know that at Walt Disney World you can do that? SCUBA and snorkeling adventures can be booked at Walt Disney World with these fun tours. The Seas with Nemo and Friends is a fantastic undersea world that is just waiting for you to explore. If you want to be like Mickey and put on your scuba gear and get into the tank {Read More}

Visiting Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel is a fun place to grab a drink when you visit the Disneyland Resort.  The bar is inspired by the Jungle Cruise, Trader Sam is the head salesman of the Amazon Jungle. The atmosphere in the bar is unlike anything you can experience at Disneyland because there is a fun reaction that happens in the bar when you order your drink. Trader Sam has another bar called Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and {Read More}

Shop at the Only Mitsukoshi Department Store in North America

Epcot World Showcase at Walt Disney World is a melting pot of international culture and visiting it will give you the chance to walk around the World.  When you walk into each of the international pavilions you feel like you’ve stepped into a special part of each country. I like to start my walk around the world at Mexico, head to Norway, China and slowly make my way all the way around to Canada. If you prefer not to walk you {Read More}