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Nightmare Before Christmas Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Over Halloweekend (apparently this is a thing now) we got a chance to see the original cast of The Nightmare Before Christmas perform it live at the Hollywood Bowl! A few years ago we were able to see Danny Elfman performing a medley of the songs at LA Live, with special guest appearances by Catherine O'Hara ...

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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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2015 Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Bridal Showcase Recap

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Last weekend, Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings held its 2015 bridal showcase at the Grand Floridian Convention Center. Because there was cake, I was there... This year's showcase occurred only 6 months after last year's, apparently due to presenter David Tutera's schedule. The cast members I talked to said the next showcase wouldn't be for another year. You can ...

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2014 Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Bridal Showcase Recap

Friday, October 3, 2014

On Saturday, Patrick and I joined a gaggle of giddy brides, several starry-eyed mothers of brides, and a handful of highly evolved grooms at Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings' 2014 Bridal Showcase. Disney is starting to pick up the pace on its bridal showcases, narrowing the gap from two years to one year and now planning the next ...

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride Review

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The one thing Patrick absolutely had to do on our August trip to Walt Disney World was ride the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. When we realized his schedule only allowed us to try for it on a Saturday morning, we bit the bullet and made an early reservation at Crystal Palace for breakfast in order ...

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