Closer Look at the Pumpkins of Main Street

Disneyland Details for Halloween Time

Halloween Time is here at the Disneyland Resort! For the past several years, Disneyland has been the main feature of the Halloween décor. New this year (2017), Disney California Adventure is also decorated for Halloween Time. Seeing the Happiest Place on Earth all decked out for Halloween is a highlight for many visitors. One of […]

How to Share the Santa Spirit

Christmas Traditions for Families with Little Ones

Christmas is a special time and has many traditions that tend to be passed down from generation to generation. The anticipation and preparation for Christmas are part of the fun with the festivities and customs related to this holiday season. When two families combine, the couple often takes some, or all, of their respective traditions […]

The Story Behind Disneyland’s Halloween Tree

Celebrating Halloween – Across Space and Time

Autumn is officially here! Halloween decorations are beginning to grace homes and businesses alike. Although the weather may not feel like fall yet here in southern California – where it was over 100 degrees Fahrenheit this week – we are getting ready for Halloween. The Happiest Place on Earth decorates for the fall festivities of […]

How to Send Some Very Disney Valentines

Roundup of Disney DIY Valentine’s Crafts

What is it about a homemade Valentine card or treat that makes it feel more special? Exchanging Valentines, especially handmade ones, is a simple a way to show others that we are thinking of them in a thoughtful and caring way. It’s February and Valentine’s Day is nearly here. A quick internet search, particularly on […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in San Diego

Gung Hay Fat Choy!  Happy Lunar New Year!  The Year of the Monkey (4714) officially begins Monday, February 8, 2016. There are several places in San Diego where you too can celebrate the Chinese New Year – some of them start this weekend so let’s take a look at this year’s offerings: Lunar New Year Festival at […]

How to Have a “Berry” Good Time Shopping for Christmas

Christmas is around the corner. Do you have your shopping finished? If you’re still looking for some unique gifts, and happen to be in the neighborhood of Knott’s Berry Farm, then you’re in luck because there’s still time to bring home some hand-made treasures. Nestled inside Knott’s Berry Farm each year is a Christmas Crafts […]

Coffee + Pinterest = Gift Ideas

Have you finished your Christmas shopping? Are you looking for some last minute ideas for the coffee connoisseur in your life? With the help of a quick search on Pinterest and a visit to Starbucks, you’ll be able to check a few gifts off your list. Pinterest is a great place to collect and organize […]

Nearly 365 Days of Christmas

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la ‘Tis the season to be jolly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la” December is officially here! Have you decorated your home yet for the holidays? I know some people have a tradition to wait and put the tree up on Christmas Eve, but in our family we like to decorate […]

Christmas is in the Air! Round-up of San Diego’s December Events

Christmas is in the air! It’s the end of November and Thanksgiving 2015 is a cherished memory. Now it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming winter holidays. Just because San Diego doesn’t typically experience winter-like weather doesn’t mean the city by the bay doesn’t go “all out” to celebrate the holiday season. Here are […]

Handmade Candy Canes at Disneyland? Yes!

Candy Canes are classic symbols of Christmas time – and there’s something extra special when the candy canes are made fresh. There are a handful of places in southern California where you can watch candy canes being prepared from scratch. One of these places is the Disneyland Resort – with select dates at Candy Palace […]