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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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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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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party + Villains’ Not-So-Sinister Soiree

Thursday, October 23, 2014

When we were in Walt Disney World last month, we attended Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for the first time in four years, mostly so we could experience the new Villains' Sinister Soiree: A Wicked Takeover of Cinderella Castle—because if they were charging $99/person on top of the cost of a party ticket that costs $62–$77/person, it must be starring Michael ...

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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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Thoughts on the New Walt Disney World Experience

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

I kept saying I wasn't going to write a report on Patrick's crazy last-minute work trip to Walt Disney World a few weeks ago because I spent most of my time in the room working too. But when we did have a free moment to explore together, we noticed some pretty striking changes since our last visit, 18 ...

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Club 33 As It Used To Be: A Photo Tour

Thursday, July 31, 2014

We've had a handful of opportunities to visit Club 33 over the years, and though I've had the best intentions of writing up a trip report each time, I've just never gotten around to it. Memorable experiences include my Birthday No. 33 at Club 33, a Ryman Arts Foundation breakfast, and the time Patrick arrived ...

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