Save up to 25% on Premium Rooms at Disneyland Hotels in 2016… snow kidding!

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Save up to 25%* on Premium rooms at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa and Disneyland® Hotel, or up to 10% at Disney’s Paradise Pier® Hotel on select Sunday-Thursday nights Aug. 14-Sept. 29, 2016 when you book July 19-Sept. 15, 2016. Contact me for more details

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Interview: Disneyland’s Opening Day

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I hope you enjoy these excerpts from interviews I did with people who were at Disneyland on its opening day on July 17, 1955. AUDIO INDEX 1:26 Harriet Burns, of the Imagineering model shop, talks about having to be at various positions in Disneyland on its opening day; Crowds and counterfeit tickets and heat; Melting […]

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Walt Disney World Family Late Summer Package Offer 2016

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Late Summer Family Time Package Offer I’m excited about this deal! If you want to go to Walt Disney World this summer, (Sunday through Thursdays from August 1 – November 5, 2016), just book the vacation with me before August 31, 2016 to enjoy a 4-day/4-night stay in a standard room at a select Disney’s […]

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The Famous Original PizzeRizzo coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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  It’s time to start the oven. It’s time to light the fire. Because PizzeRizzo will open this fall in Muppets Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studio at Walt Disney World Resort. The story goes that Muppet Rizzo Rat owns and operates the pizzeria, which is located in the former Toy Story Pizza Planet. You’ll be able to enjoy a casual […]

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Interview: X Atencio (Working in animation and writing for Disneyland and Disney World)

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X Atencio began his Disney career in 1938 in animation, working as an assistant animator on “Pinocchio.” He went on to write dialogue for attractions such as the Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Caribbean, Submarine Voyage in Disneyland and El Rio del Tiempo in Epcot, among others. X also wrote songs for many of the […]

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Enjoy Christmas or Halloween on a Disney Cruise!

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Halloween on the High Seas with Very Merrytime Cruises return to Disney Cruise Line in 2016 with holiday fun for everyone! I can tell you from personal experience, there’s an added sense of adventure when you’re watching a spooky story on the balcony of a Disney Cruise at night surround by nothingness as far as […]

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Interview: Stan Jolley (Art director of Disneyland, Disney films and TV)

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Stan Jolley was a Hollywood producer, director, art director, production designer who had a lot to do not only with Disney, but with the very beginnings of Disneyland! His Disney film work included everything from “Zorro” to “Old Yeller” to “Elfego Baco” and “Toby Tyler.” He was the art director of the Academy-Award nominated animated featurette […]

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Now is the time! Book your 2017 Walt Disney World vacation now

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Now is the time! Now is the best time to book your Walt Disney World vacation for next year! Today’s the first day to book, and a refundable deposit of $200 is all you need hold your reservation.* As a former Disney Cast Member and current authorized Disney vacation planner, I’m happy to help you plan […]

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Scott Wolf’s Golden Horseshoe Revue talk in Disneyland

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  Special thanks to Disney’s Golden Ears club for having me inside Disneyland’s Golden Horseshoe to talk about the historic Golden Horseshoe Revue show that ran from 1955 until 1986! And thank you for letting me share some of my Golden Horseshoe treasures from that very theater, such as that photo of Fulton Burley at the […]

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My Disneyland “Fun with Music” treasure

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Thought I’d share my newest treasure. This button that reads “I’ve had Fun with Music” was given to elementary and middle school students in the mid-1970s, who attended a very special private show in Disneyland in the original Fantasyland Theatre (previously the Mickey Mouse Club Theater – about where the Pinocchio attraction and Village Haus […]

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