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Halloween at Dick Van Dyke’s House: A Retrospective

Thursday, October 31, 2013

For the last five years, we've had the good fortune to be part of the team of volunteers helping Dick Van Dyke pull off his annual Halloween display in Malibu. It gets bigger and more elaborate every year, which is maybe why he decided to take a break this Halloween and celebrate with a private ...

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Halloween 2012 at Dick Van Dyke’s House: Monster Alley!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

For the last five years, we've had the honor of being on the team of volunteers who help Dick Van Dyke bedeck his house in Halloween horror at the end of October. For the full scoop on how we got started and why Halloween is Van Dyke's favorite holiday, see this post. And to see ...

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Halloween 2011 at Dick Van Dyke’s House: The Biggest Yet!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

This was our fourth year helping Dick Van Dyke decorate his house for Halloween, and although we say it every year, this really was the biggest Halloween yet! (For the scoop on last year's decorations and how we got started doing this, click HERE.) For starters, this year's celebration required a pre-production meeting the week before ...

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Happy Halloween! Trip Report Update + Decorating Dick Van Dyke’s House!

Monday, October 31, 2011

Hope you're having a spooktacular Halloween! In honor of the holiday, I want to highlight two features on the blog today: Halloween at Dick Van Dyke's House I'm still working up a post about this year's decorations, but you can read the story of how we started helping this Disney icon decorate his front yard for Halloween ...

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party with Constance & Harrison Hightower!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, today's update of  Trick or Tweet! Halloween at Disney World & Disneyland covers our very first trip to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. We made costumes and everything: Patrick was  Harrison Hightower III from Tokyo DisneySea's Tower of Terror and I was his black-widow bride, Constance from the Haunted Mansion. We were ...

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Trip Report Update: The Boring Part (There’s Even Poetry!)

Monday, October 17, 2011

That's right... today's installment of Trick or Tweet! Halloween at Disney World & Disneyland is so boring, it even has a poem! But I had to get the boring part of the day out of the way so I can get to the best part: our first trip to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, as chronicled by ...

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