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1/14/15: Magic Kingdom Hub Construction Update

1/14/15: Magic Kingdom Hub Construction Update

| January 14, 2015 | 40 Replies

Almost a year ago, in February 2014, Disney announced some major changes coming to the Hub area near Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom.  The expansion will add larger viewing locations to accommodate more guests for fireworks and other entertainment, and also add landscaping and gardens that are reminiscent of the European castles’ grounds.  When [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hotel Menage

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hotel Menage

| January 7, 2015 | 2 Replies

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Hotel Menage located at 1221 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my stay there [...]

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Sunglass Hut Opening in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland

Sunglass Hut Opening in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland

| January 6, 2015 | 17 Replies

Let me preface this by saying that I own a pair of designer sunglasses, Coach to be specific. I’d also like to mention that I have been known to ogle outside high-end stores in Vegas wondering just how I could purchase that exquisite Gucci bag. If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you’d know [...]

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2015: Epcot Rings It In Right

2015: Epcot Rings It In Right

| January 1, 2015 | 10 Replies

It was cold. It was crowded, and yet it was the best New Year’s Eve that I can recall. Never in my nearly four decades of life have I ever seen a celebration done so appropriately for the closing of a year. The beginning of the day started a bit rough with crowd levels approaching [...]

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My Favorite (Disneyland) Moments of 2014

My Favorite (Disneyland) Moments of 2014

| December 30, 2014 | 1 Reply

Not to be cliche, but another year has come and gone….oh, who am I kidding, this will probably be full of cliches….another year has come and gone at the Disneyland Resort.  It was a year where guests were asked to show their #DisneySide….but didn’t;  it was a year where Frozen mania threatened to take over [...]

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The Top 10 Ornaments for 2014 at Walt Disney World

The Top 10 Ornaments for 2014 at Walt Disney World

| December 28, 2014 | 11 Replies

Faster than you could sing Let It Go, Christmas 2014 has come and gone. It’s hard to believe that the holidays have passed by so quickly this year. With that being said, we still have time to take a look at my Top 10 ornaments for this year. Like last year’s list, I considered the [...]

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Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 3

Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 3

| December 25, 2014 | 1 Reply

Christmas truly is a special time of year no matter how you celebrate it. Every person and family has different traditions, but one of the most popular is sitting down to watch holiday movies and TV specials. There is something about having classic Christmas programs playing in the background while decorating the house or wrapping [...]

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Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 2

Disney’s Best Christmas Movies, TV Specials and Shorts – Part 2

| December 23, 2014 | Reply

Christmas truly is a special time of year no matter how you celebrate it. Every person and family has different traditions, but one of the most popular is sitting down to watch holiday movies and TV specials. There is something about having classic Christmas programs playing in the background while decorating the house or wrapping [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn

| December 23, 2014 | 1 Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 11777 Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove. I talk in detail about [...]

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/22/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/22/14

| December 22, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…Frozen Fun begins its roll out in both Parks.

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