Carnation Café Closes for Renovations at Disneyland

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A Disneyland park favorite will close its doors this week – but only until summer, when Carnation Café will re-open with more seating (adding the indoor seating that disappeared in the 1990s) and a spruced-up menu.When Carnation Café re-opens, look for breakfast, lunch and dinner favorites, along with new dishes and some Walt Disney favorites.Should reopen Summer of 2012. Related articlesDisney Food Year in Review: 2011 (disneyfoodblog.com) Virtual Food and Wine Festival! … [Read more...]





Product Review: Disney’s Muppet Mail

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I was fortunate to be able to review the iPad app Muppet Mail for Chip and Company.  This app is available at the iTunes App Store, and I have been enjoying playing with the app to learn the ins and outs of it.In it's most basic form, Muppet Mail is a way of sending Muppet e-cards to people via email or Facebook.  However, there are so many more layers to this app, so let's talk about the details in this app.Muppet Mail lets you create e-cards starting with a character first, or starting … [Read more...]





Disney in Christmas: Magic the Whole Year Through

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If Disney is the most magical place on Earth and Christmastime is the most magical time of year its no wonder they go together like Peanut Butter & Jelly (or Banana if thats your fancy).  My home sparkles with the magical shimmer of Disney all year but at Christmas there are no decorations as fun or whimsical.  We have a ton of stuff but I guess the best place to start is the tree.We collect ornaments from our trips. We also collect ornaments when we go to Disney on Broadway shows … [Read more...]





It’s A Small World After All…Now Mobile!

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Get ready for a journey to the snowy Russian hilltops and across the sunny African plains – and learn to say “Hello!” in sixteen languages.  The classic Walt Disney song and ride “It’s a Small World” is now a colorful, animated app, for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch!   Disney Publishing Worldwide has launched the official It’s a Small World app, taking parents and children on an intricately illustrated and interactive journey around the globe.This animated app features whimsical interactive … [Read more...]





D23 News & Updates for December 2011 and Beyond

D23 has just added a very special episode of “Armchair Archivist” to its website, and I wanted to share it with you – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wvR3VcKflM&feature=youtu.be.  I hope you, in turn, can share it with your readers!  It’s a first in-depth glimpse of what’s in store for D23 Members during D23’s three-day Smoke Tree Ranch Roundup event, which takes place Jan. 23 to Jan. 25 in Palm Springs.The video will give you a great idea of where Walt Disney vacationed and re-charged … [Read more...]