Vintage Disneyland Postcards: New Orleans Square

In 1966 Disneyland debuted its first new land since the park opened in 1955 with New Orleans Square. Inspired by New Orleans of the 1800s, it features gorgeous wrought iron, convincing forced perspective, and originally was going to feature a larger in-park apartment for Walt Disney. From 1966 until 1996 there was the One-of-a-Kind Shop,…

Forgotten Disneyland Attractions at the Van Eaton Pop-Up Exhibit

Last week I was invited to a preview party of the That’s From Disneyland pop-up exhibit that just opened to the public yesterday, and it was all sorts of amazing. The pop-up exhibit showcases items from Richard Kraft’s collection, including vintage souvenirs, posters, ride vehicles and more. All of which will be going to auction…

Are You Ready for Halloween?

The real “goal” of going to Disneyland this go around was to attend one of Mickey’s Halloween Parties, something I’ve never done before.  These parties, which take place during select nights during the Halloween season, are the only time when those over the age of nine are permitted to wear costumes, and since I love…

Goblins and Ghoulies from Last Halloween

No Manly Monday today. Sorry for the inconvenience.  Patrick has been swamped by work! His company is in the process of launching/announcing something new and terrific! So he has had his nose to the grindstone.  Instead you get my Halloween pumpkin! After much thought and hard work, I finished my painting my pumpkin over the weekend!…