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}

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}

Saving For Your Disneyland Resort Vacation

A few days after I return from the Disneyland Resort I am already thinking about my next trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth.” Vacationing several times a year, especially on a budget, can be a challenge to your wallet.  In this blog post I am going to share with you my tips for planning your Disneyland Resort Vacation on a budget. If you think you can’t afford to stay on property or enjoy character dining then you are wrong, {Read More}

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2016

Experience California Culinary delights at Disney California Adventure on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from April 1-May 1, 2016 during the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.  This event will feature the flavors of California and lifestyle seminars about art, gardening, and wellness. Also offered will be ticked events featuring wine, beer and spirits seminars and celebrity chefs. More information about this fun event can be found on the Disneyland website at Disneyland.com/foodandwine  

Bye Bye “Aladdin,” Hello “Frozen”

“Frozen – Live at the Hyperion” is a new live musical based upon the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award winning film “Frozen.” It just also happens to be my 6-year-olds favorite movie so you can bet we will be seeing it when we visit the Disneyland Resort this summer. The show will take place in the Hyperion Theater, once the home of “Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular,” which ran for 13 years and was a family favorite. Audiences will go {Read More}

Date Nite at Disneyland – #Disneyland60

My husband and I did something at Disneyland park that we have never done before! We went on a date and we had a fabulous time of course. Spending time in Disneyland park at night is truly a magical experience because the park has a different vibe at night than it does during the day.  My husband and I put on our fancy clothes and had dinner in the park, watched the fireworks and enjoyed our time together at the {Read More}

Should MagicBands Come to Disneyland?

There are two kinds of Disney Park fans, those that love MagicBands and those that don’t, there doesn’t seem to be an in-between.  I am on the side of the fence that think they are pretty incredible. 😉 One of the drawbacks that I hear about the MagicBands is using them in conjunction with the FastPass+ system. There is no denying that the FastPass+ system at the Walt Disney World Resort needs some tweaking.  I have used the system to plan {Read More}

Get Your Sparkle on with Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Merchandise – #Disneyland60

Welcome to this month’s Magical Blogorail Red loop. Today we are discussing the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. 2015 is almost half over but the good news is that the 60th Anniversary of Disneyland is just around the corner on July 17, 2015. I have been waiting to see the new merchandise since last year at Disneyland 59th Anniversary when they revealed the logo and the theme for this year’s celebration. Diamonds, Diamonds, Diamonds There are diamonds everywhere at the Disneyland Resort and {Read More}

1959 was an E Ticket Year for Disneyland – #Disneyland60

This blog post is part of a series by 60 talented bloggers who are counting down to the 60th Anniversary of Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth, on July 17, 2015. In this blog post I am going tackle one of my favorite years in Disneyland history, 1959. June 14, 1959 was a fantastic day for Walt’s original Magic Kingdom. On this day the first major expansion was completed since the park opened just four years earlier. The expansion introduced guests to three {Read More}

Disneyland Dazzles in Diamonds for their 60th Anniversary – #Disneyland60

Disneyland opened on July 17, 1955 with these words: As Disneyland approaches it’s 60th anniversary this year it is time to find out what magic will be happening at the park this year. The fun will start on May 22nd when several new park elements debut. “Paint the Night” Parade The “Paint the Night” parade brings some of the most innovative floats, vibrant costumes, dazzling special effects, unforgettable music and energetic performances ever presented at Disneyland Resort. This new, state-of-the-art {Read More}