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Our Crazy ’80s Epcot Anniversary Party!

Thursday, February 14, 2019

I've been getting a lot of questions about our fabulous "Crazy '80s Epcot" anniversary cake and the party where we had it, so I thought I'd do one of my patented super-detailed posts to help out anyone else thinking of planning a private party in Epcot. But first.... If you’re interested in complete details on planning a ...

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Review: Food & Wine Festival at California Adventure

Friday, April 7, 2017

Last year was the first time that Disney held a Food & Wine festival on the West Coast in six years, and we missed it! So this year we went all-in for the full experience to see how California Adventure's version compares to Epcot's. Festival Center The Festival Center is located inside the old Who Wants To Be ...

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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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