• Mickey’s Tales of Adventure Breakfast Buffet

    August 24, 2020

    On our first trip to Disneyland as a family, we decided we wanted to splurge on a character meal. We thought it would be a super fun and exciting thing for Emma, and since we booked this breakfast for the morning of our departure, it would also be a great way to say “goodbye” to…

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  • How to Prevent Stroller Theft at Disneyland

    August 18, 2020

    While Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth, that doesn’t mean that every trip there has a happy ending. For some, their trip becomes decidedly unhappy when they return to their parked stroller, only to find it missing! Not only can it be more difficult for a family with children to move through the park…

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  • Disneyland Rider Switch: What to Know & How It Works

    August 13, 2020

    If you’re planning on heading to Disney parks with small children, there’s something you need to know about – the Rider Switch. Disney’s Rider Switch service allows “one adult or supervising Guest (14 years or older) [to] wait with non-riders while the rest of the party enjoys the attraction. Then, they simply switch roles to…

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  • Our Favorite Family-Friendly Disneyland Hotel: The Howard Johnson Anaheim

    February 14, 2020

    The first time I heard about the Howard Johnson Anaheim was over a year ago on the Instagram feed of Carly at Lipgloss and Crayons. She’s a California local who visits Disneyland a lot! Her family did a Disney trip that involved spending a couple nights at HoJo. As soon as I saw her pictures,…

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  • Disneyland Stroller Tips: What to Know Before You Go

    February 10, 2020

    Disneyland is a magical place for children – the characters, the rides, the colors, the treats! I was soooo excited to take Emma for the first time. I couldn’t wait to see her face as she laid her little eyes upon the castles and princesses that she already loved so much! Having never taken a…

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  • 7 Super Simple Ways to Save Money at Disneyland

    February 4, 2020

    They say that Disneyland is the “Happiest Place on Earth.” For many of us, that is absolutely true. My family loves Disneyland. The characters, the rides, the magic . . . we love it all! But on top of being the happiest place, it’s no secret that it can be one of the most expensive.…

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  • Chef Goofy’s Character Breakfast

    November 7, 2018

    After spending two crazy and fun-filled days at Disneyland & California Adventure, we decided, what better way to end our whirlwind trip than with a character breakfast? So before we started the drive home, we hopped over to the Disneyland Resort to fill our bellies at Goofy’s Kitchen. Character Dining is when you get the…

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  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

    October 16, 2018

    It was by pure coincidence that we scheduled our trip to Disneyland during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. I didn’t even know about the party until I was talking to a hotel and they mentioned that they were booked full for the occasion. So I ran to my trusty internet and googled. What’s this party I’m…

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  • Glamming It Up at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique (Behind the Scenes of a Princess Makeover)

    October 15, 2018

    If you’ve never heard of the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, you’re not alone. I’d never heard of it either up until a couple years ago when a friend took her kids to California and posted pictures of her darling daughter getting a princess transformation . . . at Disneyland! What?! I must know all the things!!…

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  • Our Disneyland Adventure

    October 8, 2018

    I have to say, that I’m not sure who was more excited about this trip . . . me or Emma! Not only do I love, love, love Disneyland, but as a mom, I was So. Darn. Excited. about sharing all the Disney magic with her! The rides. The food. The princesses! I wanted her…

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