January 7, 2016
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How to Look Terrific in Vacation Photos-13 Tips to Try Now

You’ve spent a fortune on the trip and you want to capture the memories. You want to have mementos of the vacation; To print them out and frame them and to share on social media with your family and friends. … Continue reading

December 31, 2015
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What’s on Your Ultimate Disney Bucket List?

All Disney fans have one. Perhaps it’s an actual written list or it might just be a mental list of things that make you say, “I’d LOVE to do that someday!” The Disney bucket list is fiercely personal. Each person has … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
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Happy Birthday Disneyland! #Disneyland60

You’re shining like a diamond today, your 60th birthday! Thank you Disneyland for bringing so much joy to our family over all your sixty years. From my dad’s first visit in 1955 (here with his brother & sisters in 1957), the spark … Continue reading

June 6, 2015
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60 Days to 60 Years – My First Trip to Disneyland -1974

Search “Disneyland 1974” and you’ll discover that this year was not the most joyous or celebrated year at the Park. In fact, it’s just downright sad since one cast member lost her life on the “America Sings” attraction. For me … Continue reading

June 3, 2015
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Disneyland Diamond Celebration – 60th Anniversary Dazzling Decor

Welcome to this month’s Magical Blogorail Red loop. Today we are discussing the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. Everything is bright and shiny for Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration, a year-long party for their 60th anniversary. I have a few lucky friends who were … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
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Similarities Between Disneyland & Walt Disney World

It was bound to happen. I’ve been visiting Disneyland in California for 40+ years and recently made my first trip to Walt Disney World in Florida. Some comparisons were going to pop up. Blogs are rife with comparisons but I wasn’t … Continue reading

January 30, 2015
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Every Picture Tells a Story – California Screamin’

My just-turned-three year old is slightly obsessed with roller coasters. One of his favorite pastimes is watching YouTube videos of Disneyland coaster rides, including California Screamin’ at Disney California Adventure Park. At 40″, Dillon is just now tall enough to … Continue reading

October 16, 2014
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Every Picture Tells a Story – My Mr. Incredible

At five years old my son had quite a Disney pajama collection, including this fun Incredibles set, which doubled as a costume. He thought that Grandma’s medically-issued glasses after her cataract surgery were the perfect accessory for a superhero!