Merry Mousemas!

Christmas Castle

I love Disneyland any time of year (especially the off-weeks during the year when the park isn't that crowded). But Christmastime at the Disneyland Resort has to be my favorite time to visit the parks. The environment is so warm and welcoming, regardless of what the thermometer says. Wreaths, twinkling lights, snow, and the gigantic Christmas tree are all part of the magic.During the holiday season, the magic is so thick in the air you can almost see it. Guests arrive super early for … [Read more...]

Should Disneyland and California Adventure be Merged?

Should Disneyland and California Adventure be merged into one giant park?Attendance for California Adventure has been all over the place, to say the least, while Disneyland's attendance has stayed strong (for the most part) despite the downhill state of the economy. World of Color and events like Glow Fest and ElecTRONica have brought up attendance slightly, but not much compared to Disneyland's daily numbers.In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Bob Iger talked about how Disney … [Read more...]

Disney’s Forgotten Treasure: Walt’s First Studio

Disney studio

Located super close to my house in Garden Grove, CA is the Stanley Ranch Museum. The museum is home to several of the original buildings and homes built in Garden Grove, the oldest dating back to the mid-1860s. Garden Grove is next-door to Anaheim, the home of Disneyland.The "studio" is actually a garage that had been owned by Walt's uncle, Robert Disney. His uncle allowed Walt to use the garage when he came to North Hollywood in 1923.The museum acquired the tiny studio in 1984 after The … [Read more...]

Your Photos from Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party


I would like to say a big THANK YOU to the Chip and Co. readers who submitted photos to me! They were all great! So, as promised, here they are, for the world to see!This first photo comes from Keira in Porter, TX. It was Keira's daughter's first trip to WDW, and she had yet to see Cinderella's castle. Once the castle came into view, her face lit up and she became very excited!The next photo is from Gaylin in Vancouver, BC. She had just discussed with Minnie the possibility of being … [Read more...]

Goats Hurry Home at Disneyland


I had never seen this before until yesterday. The goats at Disneyland's Big Thunder Ranch run back home to the Circle D Ranch at a certain time. It's so cute! Luckily I was there and quickly thought to ! It's posted on my personal YouTube page.Related articlesDisneyland Treats: Taffy ( … [Read more...]