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How to Create a Magnetic Gallery Wall

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

When you collect Disney art, your biggest problem is finding enough space to display it. Our last apartment was lousy with gallery walls, and we still didn't have space to display even half of my collection of Disneyland concept art. One of the solutions we came up with was a magnetic gallery wall in the hall ...

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Displaying Our Disney Collections

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

One of the things that's tough when you're spiffing up your house is figuring out a way to display your collections without looking like a crazy person. Though, let's face it—you could have nothing but a single pair of mouse ears in your house and there's always gonna be someone who will spot it and ...

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The Fabulous Sounds of Christmas at Disneyland & Magic Kingdom!

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

With apologies to longtime readers... Every year around this time, I re-post Disneyland's (and Magic Kingdom's) Main Street, U.S.A. Christmas music loop for those who don't have it yet. I'm sure this is a drag to those of you who've been around since the beginning, but each year I get at least one comment from someone who ...

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Jungle Cruise Sunrise Safari Breakfast Review

Monday, November 23, 2015

Let's get this out of the way first: Is it really worth three HUNDRED dollars a pop to have breakfast in a Jungle Cruise show scene? Nope. And all the other guests we talked to were just as sheepish as we were—every single one said they'd justified it as an early Christmas/birthday/anniversary present. But was it pretty dang ...

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Kevin Kidney & Jody Daily’s Anaheim Halloween Parade Floats

Friday, October 30, 2015

Two of our all-time favorite artists are Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily, who have consistently created some of the best-looking art, sculptures and other merchandise ever sold by Disney—not to mention the only parade I've ever loved, Mickey's Soundsational Parade. A few years ago, they moved to Anaheim and began helping the city revamp its now-91-year-old Halloween parade. Once ...

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Disneyland Attraction Poster Display & Tiki Garden

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

So.... a lot of things are conspiring to keep me from blogging these days, not the least of which are the recording and editing of my weekly Disney Wedding Podcast and lingering disenchantment over the destruction of the places and experiences I loved most at the parks and resorts. But one of the biggest distractions ...

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