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Gluten-Free Disneyland Dining | Our Favorite Top 10 Eats

When you have a food allergy or sensitivity, taking a vacation can be turn out to be somewhat less than magic. Trust me, I’m right there with you – as I struggle with food allergies and insulin resistance myself. However, I’ve found in my many travels to Disney, that they are more than willing to…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

1 – Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ Officially Wraps Filming September 14, 2018 • After a busy summer of work out in Hawaii, Walt Disney Studios has officially wrapped filming on its upcoming adventure movie, Jungle Cruise. The studio’s Twitter account announced the accomplishment on Friday afternoon with a short video, which featured a message from stars Emily Blunt and Dwayne “The…

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10 Insanely Delicious Disney Desserts

Disney dominates when it comes to sugary decadent desserts! Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth, or want to indulge after a fun-filled day in the park, we’ve got a top-ten list that will give you a sugar rush as we reveal our favorite picks for insanely delicious Disney dessert that can be found in both Disneyland (CA) and…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

1 – Halloween officially arrives at Disneyland, California Adventure September 7, 2018 • The celebration of all things spooky started Friday at both Disneyland and California Adventure. The frightening festivities will last through Oct. 31. Favorites like Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy and Haunted Mansion Holiday are back. Also new at California Adventure — a character encounter with…

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Everything You Need to Know About Becoming A D23 Gold Member

Is the D23 Gold Membership worth the investment? (And is it worth it if I don’t live in CA or FL?) In short, YES! Disney Adulting joined D23 a year ago (and we live in Phoenix, AZ) and here are a few of the benefits and a few of the challenges you’ll want to know…

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How Long Will Disney Own Its Copyrighted Material? What About Mickey Mouse?

This is a difficult question to answer since Congress continues to push protection of copyrighted works forward through legislation, however, here’s a quick run-down of how a company like Disney, can continue to protect Mickey Mouse as copyrighted material. History of Copyrighted Material Until the 1970s, copyright terms only lasted for 56 years. This was…

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Launches for 2018

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Launches for 2018 and Disney fans are blowing up Instagram with Frightfully Fun Photos! For Halloween Disney fans everywhere, our holiday has begun with the August17th kickoff of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World Resort. (Disneyland Resort will kick off…

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Disney Adulting at PAX West 2018

Disney Features from PAX West 2018 August 31-September 3, 2018 – Disney Adulting visited the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, WA to attend PAX West to enjoy all there is to the world of gaming. While we were there, we spotted some amazing new things from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, and Star Wars. However,…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

1 – Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy Edge to Include Oga’s Cantina August 30, 2018 • What would a Star Wars land be without a cantina? Disney has just announced that Oga’s Cantina will be opening within Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios when each new lands arrives. Just like the cantinas seen in…

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What Are Some of the “Almost” Walt Disney World Attractions?

While I’m sure more attractions didn’t make it past the idea stage; some publically-known concepts were never built and launched as Walt Disney World attractions. Here’s a list of what we could find that was once an idea for a Walt Disney World attraction, but was either reallocated, consolidated or repurposed in another way. “Almost”…

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Gluten-Free Disneyland

Gluten-Free Disneyland Dining | Our Favorite Top 10 Eats

When you have a food allergy or sensitivity, taking a vacation can be turn out to be somewhat less than…

Read Now >
Disney News

Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

1 – Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ Officially Wraps Filming September 14, 2018 • After a busy summer of work out in Hawaii, Walt Disney…

Read Now >
Disney desserts

10 Insanely Delicious Disney Desserts

Disney dominates when it comes to sugary decadent desserts! Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth, or want to indulge after a fun-filled day…

Read Now >
Disney News

Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

1 – Halloween officially arrives at Disneyland, California Adventure September 7, 2018 • The celebration of all things spooky started Friday at…

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D23 Gold Member

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming A D23 Gold Member

Is the D23 Gold Membership worth the investment? (And is it worth it if I don’t live in CA or…

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Disney Copyright

How Long Will Disney Own Its Copyrighted Material? What About Mickey Mouse?

This is a difficult question to answer since Congress continues to push protection of copyrighted works forward through legislation, however,…

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Disney Copycat Recipes

Treat yourself with some Disney magic - right from your very own kitchen.

Disney Corndog

Disney Copycat Recipe: The Disney Corndog

  If you’ve been to a Disney park there’s no avoiding one of those carts peddling those, fried to golden-brown…

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Disney Churro

Disney Copycat Recipe: The Disney Churro

Ode to The Disney Churro Who can resist the hypnotic spiral of sweet-dough; deep-fried to perfection, and coated in cinnamon…

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Smoked Turkey Legs

Disney Copycat Recipe: Smoked Turkey Legs

Disney Copycat Recipe: Smoked Turkey Legs The ever-famous Smoked Turkey Legs are as much of a rite of passage to…

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Master Plan: Disneyland

Planning a trip to Disneyland can be overwhelming - here's a guide to help you organize the perfect vacation.

Halloween Party Guide

Celebrating Halloween at Disney Parks can be a frightfully good time. Here's a checklist to the ultimate spooky time.

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Grab your camera and see if you can capture these top Disney sites across every Disney nook and cranny.

The Latest Quizzes & Surveys

Explore the latest quizzes and surveys and learn about your Disney personality.

Join the Party | D23 Mickey Celebration

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A Dozen Chances to WIN A Mickey-Inspired D23 T-Shirt!