Chip and Co Featured Partner – Ideally Disney


Who am I?My name is Brenda Kenworthy. I am a working wife and mom of 3 with a passion for Disney; specifically, Walt Disney the man and Walt Disney World, the happiest place on earth.I have been a Disney fan since my visits to WDW as a teenager. I have visited 16 times now and it is definitely the vacation destination of choice for my family.Why did I want to start a blog?I have gained a lot of knowledge over the years about the parks, and about Walt Disney the man, the husband, … [Read more...]

Apricot Lane to Join Downtown Disneyland District


Disneyland Resort today announced that fashion boutique Apricot Lane will join Downtown Disney in early June 2011. “We always look to add unique locations that provide our guests a shopping experience unlike anywhere else – Apricot Lane certainly fits that mold,” said Tony Bruno, vice president of Disneyland Resort hotels and Downtown Disney. “Our guests are going to love the fashion collection Apricot Lane has to offer.” Apricot Lane, an International Council of Shopping Centers “Hot … [Read more...]

Final Family Fun Weekend Recap: Mardi Gras


The final installment of Disneyland's Family Fun Weekends took place on the weekends of [dates]. Rather than being in the Festival Arena like the previous FFW's, it was in New Orleans Square, just as Mardi Gras should be celebrated.Characters came out and interacted with the park guests, NOS's jazz band performed throughout the day, and Princess Tiana and her crew from "The Princess and the Frog" performed for the crowds.Below are my photos from the weekend(s). I guess I was there at all … [Read more...]

Cast Members Make Magical Memories


This happened a while ago, but I don't think I'll forget it for a while. Unfortunately, the photo is a bit blurred, but then again, shiny and clear things are difficult to photograph.Valentine's Day was like almost any other day for my boyfriend and me -- we went to Disneyland. What made this trip different from the rest was a certain cast member at the Story Book Land canal boats in Fantasyland. I wish I remembered her name. She was probably one of the sweetest cast members I have ever … [Read more...]

Disney’s Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Proceeds Will Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs Of America


The Walt Disney Company is donating proceeds from the highly anticipated World Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, it was announced today by Rich Ross, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios.  The first-ever 3D outdoor event will take place on May 7th at Disneyland® Park in Anaheim, California, with all of the film’s stars expected to attend along with many Hollywood … [Read more...]