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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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The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, Disney fans were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime event at the legendary Hollywood Bowl: "The Little Mermaid In Concert Live to Film." OK, technically it was thrice-in-a-lifetime because the show was performed by an all-star cast for three nights, but only the last night featured the original Ariel herself, Jodi Benson! Also ...

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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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How to Plan a Private Dessert Party at Walt Disney World

Monday, May 4, 2015

I get a LOT of comments and questions on my Plan a Small Private Event at Walt Disney World page—specifically, about private dessert parties during fireworks shows. These are a great way to celebrate a special occasion at Disney that most people think is reserved only for weddings and corporate events. But Disney Catered Events will ...

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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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That Time We Went to the Oscars….

Thursday, February 19, 2015

In honor of this weekend's 87th Academy Awards, I'm re-posting the story of our experience on the red carpet at last year's ceremony after we won a contest at CicLAvia. I still can't believe we have photos of some of these stars that we took with our own cameras! And now that we've finally seen ...

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