Selfies with Peter Pan at Disneyland

This is the first pic I’ve taken of myself by myself at @disneyland! 
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I know it might sound weird to some (though probably not to my Disney loving friends) that I sometimes go to the park by myself but I actually love doing it sometimes. Disneyland is such a second home to me that it just feels like I’m walking around in my neighborhood, like a really cool, fun and happy neighborhood haha! I get to window shop as much as I want, try all the new treats and take as much time as I want walking around.

This time I took a small gorilla tripod with me just in case I wanted to capture anything like my outfit or a cool time lapse. I kept getting compliments on my outfit so I was like, well I guess I should document it haha. I started to set up the tripod and my remote (the tripod looks like a little octopus and the legs supposedly are supposed to wrap around things to keep it still) but it was such a pain in the butt and I was feeling so self conscious as people kept walking by. It literally was taking me 20 minutes and I was about to give up until some Disney magic happened. As I was setting up Peter Pan came by hahha and the camera finally stabilized itself so he helped me take some test shots haha (swipe for some fun Peter Pan pics!) after that I didn’t feel silly anymore and just decided to take some pics no matter what they looked like. This first pic was the best out of the batch and didn’t turn out that bad I must say haha!
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Anyway that was my fun adventure yesterday and it was sooo great to be in my happy place again! The only thing I regret is not taking a proper bump pic haha! Baby girl is growing and I’m 24 weeks (6 months!) along today!
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I can’t wait to come back when the Food and Wine Festival kicks in at the end of the week and me and my @dreamygirlgangare gonna eat all the delicious things!

The Dreamy Girl Gang at Walt Disney World with the Wyndham Orlando on International Drive

I’ve just come back from the most Magical trip to Walt Disney World with my most favorite ladies and I already miss it so much! When @CapriceCole first came to me with the idea of a girl’s trip I immediately started thinking, “But where would we stay in Orlando?” I remember seeing a friend who had stayed at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive and thought it looked so pretty and relaxing so I immediately contacted them to see if they could be our home away from home during our very first girl’s trip to Disney World! Continue reading “The Dreamy Girl Gang at Walt Disney World with the Wyndham Orlando on International Drive”

Instagram Highlight Video – Spring Dapper Day 2019

Hi Guys! I’ve got another Instagram highlight video for you on my youtube channel in case you might not have seen it on Instagram. I’m trying to get more original YouTube content for you guys soon, but with a full time job as a TV Producer and Instagram also feeling like a part time job, it’s been a little difficult to balance it all.

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I don’t want you to miss out on all the fun that Spring Dapper Day was this past Spring so here it is!:

All Rainbow Everything!

Besides pastels, rainbow is my favorite color! There are soooo many amazing rainbow goodies out there that I am coveting right now and with Pride month coming up in June, you can’t help but be covered in rainbows all month long! Below are some of my favorites!

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New Things, New Beginnings, Lots of Thoughts

Well, for some reason I let my GoDaddy / jetpack / wordpress site go unrenewed and I lost my old blog! Thankfully I was able to save some old posts sans photos so those are living in my drafts at the moment and sometime soon I plan on putting them back up, but for now, I’ve been thinking about a lot of new ideas / habits I want to get into. I want to start blogging again, not like the occasional blog that’s very planned and edited, but I want a space to put down my thoughts, like what blogs used to be. Continue reading “New Things, New Beginnings, Lots of Thoughts”

Instagram Highlight Video: Mickey True Original Exhibit Pizza Party – Los Angeles

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Thought I’d add some of my Instagram highlight videos here on YouTube for the fun of it and also incase you don’t follow me on Instagram! Back in October of 2018 I was invited by Disneystyle to check out an art piece by Shinique Smith for the Mickey True Original Exhibit before it headed to it’s final home in New York. Continue reading “Instagram Highlight Video: Mickey True Original Exhibit Pizza Party – Los Angeles”

Fairytale Woodland Vibes with ModCloth

This month I am sooooooooo excited to be apart of the ModCloth #Modclothsquad! I’m such a huge fan of ModCloth since way, way back when I found they were one of the only online retailers that made super cute, vintage inspired clothes in my size! Continue reading “Fairytale Woodland Vibes with ModCloth”

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Halloween at Disneyland

Halloweentime is one of my favorite times at Disneyland! It’s not exactly October yet, but Disneyland has been rolling out some of the Halloween amazingness this month as Halloweentime is now in full swing! Here’s some pics from my last few visits. I plan on doing a more indepth look at the delicious Halloweentime treats so look out for that post next month! In the meantime let’s get Spoopy!

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My Top 5 Disneyland Desserts

PictureToday I’m talking about 2 of my favorite topics melded into one sweet package – Disneyland + Desserts! One of the best reasons to go to Disneyland is for all the treats that you can find. They impart that Disney magic on everything, even the food! Now, I still have not been to Disneyworld (I know, gasp!) so here I will share with you my favorite desserts from the Disneyland Park in CA in addition to a little ode to a sorely missed favorite of mine.

5. Caramel Apples

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Now, even though these are farther away from my number 1 Disneyland dessert, the artistry of the caramel apples around the park are not to be dismissed. Disney is great at creating so many different types of caramel apples that you can’t help but want to collect them! The problem is that they are perishable so you can’t! I’ve seen the standard Mickey and Minnie caramel apples but I’ve also seen some awesome ones like a Cheshire cat apple, bunny apples, pumpkin apples and even a rainbow apple.

4. Churros

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Imagine this – you’re walking around Disneyland, you’re tired, it’s crowded, you’re about to kill the people that are in your party because they don’t want to take a break and your feet are killing you and all of a sudden you smell it – the churro cart and everything melts away. All of a sudden you realize – “Hey, I’ll tell my friends it’s churro time!” After they oblige you’ve got an awesome Disneyland treat AND a reason to sit down and take a break! You can’t beat the churros at Disneyland. It’s not like they are a ton better than ones you can get outside of the park, but because you are in the park they do seem better. Also, some of the churro carts in the park offer dipping sauces like chocolate!

3. Mickey Ice Cream Bar

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Ice cream shaped like Mickey – this is one of my favorite Disneyland summer treats! What’s great about most of the ice cream treat stands around the park is that they have a 3-D display of the ice cream novelties that you can buy. It’s always nice to have a visual of what you are about to eat like when you go to the Japanese food court at Mitsuwa (It’s a Southern California reference if you’re unfamiliar). This is a classic Disneyland dessert at it’s finest.

2. Mickey Shaped Beignets

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Ummm, hello, fried dough + powdered sugar + Mickey mouse shapes = Smiles! I think the Mickey Mouse beignets at Cafe Orleans are one of the most unique things about Disneyland park. I mean, how do you get them that shape? Do they have a special cutter to do that? I almost want to stage (aka intern) in their kitchen just to learn how to make them. They are perfection.

1. Dole Whip

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Ahh, and now we’ve come to my number one Disneyland dessert. I’m listing the Dole Whip as my number one treat mainly for nostalgic reasons. You can find the Dole Whip at the Dole Whip shack in front of the Tiki Tiki Room. The Tiki Tiki Room is one my parents favorite attractions at the park so getting a Dole Whip and watching the show always reminds me of family (Ohana). You are even welcome to enjoy your Dole Whip treat during the Tiki Tiki Room show but please, don’t throw it at the animatronics or I will hunt you down and kill you =)

And now, a little blast from the past – Fantasia Ice Cream

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Now, I did tell you that I would share with you one more Disneyland dessert treat that is sadly no longer with us – Fantasia Ice Cream (super sad face!!). Back in the day, Disneyland’s main ice cream sponsor was Carnation Ice Cream. Carnation created an ice cream flavor ONLY available at Disneyland in CA and later at Disney California Adventures. This ice cream flavor was a color extravaganza with Banana, Pistachio and Cherry ice creams! It was almost like a rainbow sherbert without the sherbert and a taste similar to spumoni without the chocolate. Unfortunately, Carnation (which was later taken over by Nestle) was replaced by Dreyers and they felt there was not much demand for the flavor and the recipe has been lost to the public forever. You can recreate the flavor at Cold Stone Creamery, kind of, but of course it is nothing like the original. One of my life’s goals is to get this back in the park. If anyone who reads this has any incite on this lost gem please email me!
And there you have it, my top 5 Disneyland Desserts! What are yours?