Why Disneyland Matters in Today’s World

We spend months planning and thousands of dollars to get here. Countless hours disappear while we comb over websites hoping to find the very best information so we...

15 Disney Movies to See Before Visiting Disneyland

Updated January 14, 2017 You have enough to do to prepare for your Disneyland trip. I have no doubt. But, if you're wanting to ensure...

Attractions at Disneyland That Might Scare Little Ones

Updated June 3, 2017 Disneyland can be a dark place. And, while many guests enjoy that bizarre side of Disney (like me), not all children...

Staying Healthy at Disneyland

Updated August 24, 2017 Let's cover some basics in staying healthy during your trip. I've been going to Disneyland for years and since having children, I think...

Making Magic Happen at Disneyland (And, How to Celebrate a Birthday at Disneyland)

Updated January 2, 2019 One of my absolute favorite parts of a Disneyland trip - or any opportunity to travel - is adding extra...

The Disneyland Rules

Updated January 2, 2019 There are a million ways to tour the parks, but a few rules will make your visit successful. These are non-negotiable for crowded...

Snacks at Disneyland – My Top 5 Favorites and Suggestions on What to Bring...

Updated March 21, 2018 I've written a lot about food at Disneyland, including what is available at California Adventure and what is available at Disneyland....

9 Things to Pack in your Backpack for Disneyland – No Exceptions

Updated September 27, 2018 Today I have a list of items that you absolutely must have packed for your Disneyland visit. Some may seem obvious and...

10 of My Favorite Things to do at Disneyland

My family goes to the parks often....that's no secret. And, for several years, we traveled to Disneyland every 3 years - starting in 2003, then...

A Dollar Store Visit to Prep for Disneyland

Fun fact: The Dollar Store gives me major anxiety. We are always on a very tight budget due to raising three kids in super...