Category: Disneyland

Currently: Need the VANS x Disney collab in my life

Currently: Need the VANS x Disney collab in my life

  I’ve been wearing VANS for as long as I can remember. My obsession with this waffle-soled, Southern California native shoe began back in 1983, when I used to rock a pair of checkered slip-ons with my Stray Cats muscle…

How to have the perfect “kid-free” day at Disneyland

How to have the perfect “kid-free” day at Disneyland

Kid-free days at Disneyland are the best. Here are my reasons why you should leave the kids at home and head to the park. I go to Disneyland often. As annual passholders, we try to go as often as time…

Halloween Time at Disneyland

Halloween Time at Disneyland

One of our favorite family traditions here in Southern California is Mickey’s Halloween Party at the Disneyland Resort. October kicks off the Halloween and Dia de los Muertos season and one of my favorite places to visit here in good…

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos at Disneyland during Halloween

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos at Disneyland during Halloween

As a Latino family, Dia de los Muertos is near and dear to our hearts. It felt good for this special day to be recognized at the Disneyland Resort. For the first time ever, I got to experience Mickey’s Halloween…

DIY Sugar Skull Paper Lanterns

DIY Sugar Skull Paper Lanterns

Simple paper lanterns are transformed with tissue paper and hand-drawn sugar skulls. Hang them around the house to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with your family. With all of the drama happening on the blogosphere yesterday because Disney was planning…

Why I will always fangirl Disneyland

Why I will always fangirl Disneyland

I love Disneyland. I’m what you call a fangirl. I don’t know what it is, but it’s truly magical. The sights, the sounds, the smells — I love it. I love Disney films and sing right alongside my kids. I…

Racial profiling at Disneyland?

Racial profiling at Disneyland?

So in our madness to get a few hours of fun before our annual passes shut us out until April, we raced home from our homeschool co-op to get to Disneyland, which has extended hours due to Spring Break. I…

My Friday night at Disneyland

My Friday night at Disneyland

What I did on Friday: joined about half the teenage population of L.A., Orange and Riverside counties at Disneyland. We got there in the afternoon and I was ready to leave soon thereafter. Too many emos wearing skinny jeans. Too…

“Mama, do you feel like a kid again?”

“Mama, do you feel like a kid again?”

That is the question that my sons kept asking me throughout the day during our trip to Disneyland last week. At first, I didn’t understand why. Was it because of all those Disney commercials they’ve seen where the parents suddenly…

The Happiest Place on Earth

One of my parent’s Christmas gifts to my family was annual passes to Disneyland. Um, wow. I probably sound like a spoiled southern Californian. Not everyone lives in close proximity to Disneyland. Yeah, it’s 75 degrees outside, a sushi spot…