A November Day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Because I’m in a Disney mood today (but let’s face it, when am I not in a Disney mood though) it seems like a good time to detail another day of my November Disney trip. It was me, my sister, my mom, and my grandmother, who we call Grandy. One of my favorite parts of…

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

With the holiday season behind us but lots of winter still ahead, it seems only fitting that I’m using magical Disney memories to keep my heart warm. This past November I was lucky enough to join my sister, mother, and grandmother (affectionately known as Grandy) for a long weekend at the Walt Disney World resort.…

44 Years of Magic Kingdom

Apparently October 1st was a very important day for both outdoorsy people and Disney nerds! Shortly after posting about Yosemite, which became a National Park on this date in 1890, a friend on Facebook reminded me of another anniversary that I would find important- Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park opened on this date in…

The Disney Fix Files: Science Behind Pixar

How did they know what leaves look like from a bug’s perspective? How did they get Elastigirl’s arm to move like that? The grass looks so real! I wonder how long it took to get all the details on those cars just right. Are the fish really swimming around randomly, or is there a hidden…

Happy 60th Birthday, Disneyland!

On July 17, 1955, Disneyland in California first open its gates. Of course I wasn’t there- in fact, my parents weren’t even born yet. But looking at the countless news articles and video clips floating around today in honor of this milestone, I almost feel like I was there! The opening day of Disneyland didn’t…

Flashback Friday: The Dreamfinder

The Dreamfinder. He is the man behind the original imagination ride at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park. He was the host, the leader, the dream keeper. He was pretty much awesome. And most of all, he was an incredibly fun “face character” to meet and greet around Epcot up until about 1998, when the ride…