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In the Parks Christmas Miracle from Universal Studios

December 25, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Merry Christmas MiceChat readers! We bring you a very special update from Universal Studios Hollywood as the park readies for its biggest year ever in 2016.  As the finishing touches are being placed on The…


Christmas in Yesterland: Seven Vintage Disneyland Photos (and Two More Recent Ones)

December 24, 2015 at 8:08 pm | No Comments

Welcome to Yesterland park during the holiday season. Let’s take a look at some of the decorations. We’ll start at the Monsanto House of the Future, near the entrance to Yester-Tomorrowland… Read the YESTERLAND article…


MOMS: Making Ordinary Moments Sparkle ~*

December 24, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Holiday Greetings, everyone! I’m Antoniette Saunders, Dusty recently invited me to blog for you from the Mommy perspective. I’ll share a little about myself now, but you can really get to know me better through…

Posted in Features, MiceMoms

Love the AK Christmas tree.

Crowds and Construction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

December 23, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Welcome to Disney’s Animal Kingdom during one of the busiest weeks of the year. This park is rapidly evolving and we are excited to take you for a quick photo tour of all the recent…


Disney News Round Up: Welcome to SecurityLand

December 23, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The Holiday season is in full swing! Office Parties, Extended family get togethers, Gift exchanges and of course awesome ugly sweater contests.This week the RoundUp highlights some great columns you might have missed in all…


Yesterland: Captain EO replaced by Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival

December 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm | No Comments

Unfortunately, Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival was not ready to open its doors on December 18—but guests were told it would open “any day.” The signs were up on the outside. The standing sign…


Fab News: Merry Christmas, May The Force Be With You

December 22, 2015 at 3:00 am | 20 Comments

First of all, Hau’oli la hanau (happy birthday) to one of my best pals, Roger Colton, one of the best bad influences a Disney Babe could ever ask for. Kungaloosh!   Star Wars She Who…


The Juicy Details of Backstage Disneyland

December 22, 2015 at 1:01 am | No Comments

It’s no surprise that the renowned LA Times reporter, Brady MacDonald, is a huge Disney Fan. After all, his eminence is based on his factual account of what‘s new and up and coming at theme…

Posted in Features


Disneyland increases security as Christmas crowds arrive

December 21, 2015 at 4:53 am | No Comments

Hello, and a very Merry Christmas to you! Disneyland has beefed up security at its themes parks just in time for the final rush of holiday crowds. The increase in theme park security, which includes…


Mousetalgia Podcast 374: Star Wars at Disneyland, on the screen, and in history

December 21, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

The Force is wide awake on this week’s episode of Mousetalgia as we celebrate everything Star Wars, from past to present. First, we take a look at Disneyland’s “Season of the Force,” and discuss Hyperspace…


Fantasy of Lights Illuminates Bay Area

December 20, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Although we humans are no longer so fascinated by the light bulb that there is a nightly parade to the one home in the neighborhood that has been wired with electricity, multiply that by a…

Posted in Features


The Sweep Spot 172 A Tour of Disneyland in 1965

December 20, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

In this episode we take a virtual walk through Disneyland in the year 1965. This year Disneyland was celebrating 10 years. The park had grown, and was on the verge of adding a new Land,…

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You’ve Got To Be Kidding: Disney Songs for the Holidays

December 19, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Well, it’s been a little while since I’ve had anything to share, but part of the reason is that I’ve been hard at work on a little Christmas present for y’all.  And here it is. …

Posted in Features, Fun


Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park 360!

December 18, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Merry Christmas from Six Flags Magic Mountain! Holiday in the Park is now running from now through January 3rd and the park is a delightful winter wonderland of sights, sounds, and goodies. Of course Santa…


Yesterland: Disappearing Reminders of Defunct Magic Kingdom Attractions

December 17, 2015 at 9:25 pm | No Comments

Yesterland has a 2915 update to a photo essay about reminders of defunct attractions at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park—places that used to be attractions, were still visible to guests, but were no longer…


Fab News: Metal Detectors at Disneyland

December 17, 2015 at 12:20 pm | No Comments

Metal Detectors have landed at Disneyland. How will it impact lines and security at the happiest place on earth?

Posted in Fab News, Features


Dining in the Parks – French Market Restaurant and Holiday Treats

December 17, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

In previous columns, we have visited Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta at Disney California Adventure and the Carnation Café located on Main Street in Disneyland. Today’s Dining at the Parks will drop by the French Market…


Dateline Disney World – Holiday Storytellers at Epcot

December 16, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re looking at the Holiday Storytellers at Epcot. It’s a magical time of year for Disney World’s 2nd park.   That wraps things up for this…


Disney News Round Up: Dick Van Dyke turns 90

December 16, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Did you know 90 years ago the first drive up motel opened right here in San Luis Obispo California… F Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was published and of course Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke…


Fab News: I’m Not Lion – The Skipper Canteen’s Great

December 15, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Is everyone getting ready for the holiday rush? I have one more day with my daughter until I put her on a plane; she’ll be on the East Coast until February. I’ll have a lot…