Only Disney can make cleaning a trash can a magical experience. I had the blessing of a multitude of experiences as a cast member in Disneyland. From Guest Control for the first season of Fantasmic! to a Merchandise Host in … Continue reading My One Day at Disney
LEGO always comes up with something creative for Star Wars Day! Why should 2018 be any different? This year, LEGO is releasing the Ultimate Y-Wing Fighter to celebrate. This 1967 piece set is the newest addition to the Ultimate line … Continue reading May The 4th Be With You – LEGO Style!
Why you should work for the mouse at least once. When I started working for the company over thirty years ago (wow!), I had no idea the difference it would make in my life. What started as a really cool … Continue reading Five Things I Miss About Being A Cast Member
To borrow from Shakespeare, that is the question isn’t it? It seems early to think about whether or not to invest in the Sorcerer’s Package. After all, D23 Expo 2017 just finished and 2019 is still two years away. Tickets … Continue reading To Sorcerer’s Package or Not to Sorcerer’s Package – D23 Expo
Worth every penny. Sometimes people hesitate to take guided tours because of the cost. You paid over $100 just to get into the park and a guided tour almost doubles that amount. But sometimes the counter-intuitive thing to do is … Continue reading Goodies Galore! Holiday Time Tour at Disneyland
When my daughter and I first did the tour, it was AWESOME. But one of the highlights of the tour was being able to have VIP access to the Haunted Mansion Holiday attraction. They’ve since taken out all VIP access … Continue reading Happiest Haunts Tour at Disneyland – A Piece of Disney History
Originally published in June 2014 while the exhibit was featured in Times Square. Today you can visit Avengers Station at Treasure Island in Las Vegas! If you’ve ever wondered if you have the gamma irradiation of Bruce Banner or the … Continue reading Do You Have What It Takes to be an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.? – Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
Have you ever heard of Disneylandia? Have you been to Mickey Mouse Park? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t – because neither one ever existed. Both were concepts that Walt had in mind even before Disneyland opened. In the course … Continue reading Disneylandia and Mickey Mouse Park – More of the Disney That Never Was
If one book can change the way you operate your business, Be Our Guest is likely that book. Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service was written and published by The Disney Institute with Theodore Kinni and describes … Continue reading Be Our Guest – The Book That Can Change Your Business
Cultivating the Magic is NOT about the plants…well, of course it’s about the plants. And the flowers. And the landscaping. But it’s really about Walt’s vision for the park and about his vast attention to detail. It’s about the dedication … Continue reading Cultivating the Magic Tour at Disneyland – Much More Than Just Plants!