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Our Tiki Dino-versary Party at Universe of Energy!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Every year when the anniversary of our Epcot wedding rolls around, I rack my brains about how I can possibly top our Tower of Terror anniversary party or our Aulani vow renewal. Most years we just do a staycation somewhere in SoCal. But when rumors started swirling about a Guardians of the Galaxy roller coaster going into the ...

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Our Haunted Mansion Bathroom Makeover

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

I'll admit it: My dream is to live in a house that looks like Disneyland's Haunted Mansion on the outside and has rooms that look like different lands and attractions on the inside. Not just a bedroom full of Disney tchotchkes that say "Pirates of the Caribbean" on them, but an actual replica of a scene ...

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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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Fancy Cakes Now Available at Epcot!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

If you've read any of my trip reports, you know I'm sort of obsessed with cake—specifically, with ordering cakes at Disney, to the point where I have an entire section of this site devoted to ordering cake at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Two of the most disappointing Disney cakes I've ever had came from ...

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Mini Cakes Now Available Around Walt Disney World!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

If you've ready many of my trip reports, you'll know that ever since my wedding I've become obsessed by ordering specialty cakes at Walt Disney World. I've even compiled a massive FAQ on the process and a complete guide to cake options based on location (since Walt Disney World has no standard system for ordering fancy ...

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What to Expect at D23 Expo 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

In case you missed it on ZannaLand, here's my primer on D23 Expo 2011—everything you need to know at a glance! D23 Expo 2011—"The Ultimate Fan Event"—takes over the Anaheim Convention Center Aug. 19-21. Falling somewhere between the chaos of Comic Con and the intimacy of the All Disneyana Show & Sale, this official event is a ...

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