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A Disney Photo Halloween – Day 6

Lest any rogue spirits come creeping in the night, The Pumpkin King stands guard, each year, over the festivities at Haunted Mansion Holiday…

A Disney Photo Halloween – Day 4

Lurking on the hillside above a haunted antebellum mansion are a sea of menacing Jack O’Lanterns, their eerie faces smiling down on the unsuspecting crowds below.  What forgotten Gracey family secrets are they hiding?  And what Nightmarish Halloween stories have they caught floating on a fall breeze from the mansion below?

A Disney Photo Halloween – Day 1

Welcome to a Disney Photo Halloween on Rays of Disneyland!  I’m celebrating seven days of my favorite spook-tacular Disney pictures, all leading up to a “not-so-scary,” Rays of Disneyland style Halloween Party next week! Day One of this Disney Photo Halloween haunt actually takes us about 3,000 miles from Disneyland to its east coast counterpart, [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Freddie the Bat

Thanks once again to Deb at Focused on the Magic for hosting the Disney Wordless Wednesday blog hop!  Today’s theme is fall and nothing says fall like the Nightmare Before Christmas overlay at the Haunted Mansion.  This picture is from the graveyard in front of the mansion, which also has received some festive decorations for [...]

Wordless Wednesday – HipstaDisney

Disney World images taken with the Hipstamatic app for my iPhone… Sassagoula Floatworks at Port Orleans French Quarter Waterfall at the Polynesian Inside the Tangled Meet & Greet The Haunted Mansion Donald in Carbonite at Hollywood Studios’ Star Wars Weekend Italy Pavilion in Epcot *Update: Thanks to Deb at Focused on the Magic for the [...]

Disney World Trip Report – Day 3

Rapunzel, Adventureland, and Nighttime in the Magic Kingdom By Day 3 in the World, our group of seven had really hit our stride… breakfast in the Sassagoula Floatworks food court, a sizable amount of time spent waiting for and riding on the Disney World bus, then going as hard as the sun would allow until [...]

Happy Halloween!

In the “spirit” of the holiday, I thought I would share some of my favorite spook-tacular photos from Disneyland… enjoy! From Top Left to Bottom Right: Looking through the Hub to Tomorrowland… Jack Skellington front and center. The Haunted Dapper Dans. Mickey above the turn-styles. Ray Bradbury’s Halloween Tree in Frontierland. A familiar figure in [...]

Haunted Mansion Holiday or “Squealing with Joy”

The first time I went to Disneyland for my birthday was two years ago and happened during a really difficult time in my life.  I remember that my mom packed my suitcase for me because I just didn’t… it wasn’t that I couldn’t or even that I didn’t want to, I just didn’t have it [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Haunted Mansion Holiday

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Disneyland Showtime… The Osmonds Visit the Park

While I’m still trying to get my life back to normal, I found this video on YouTube.  Disneyland Showtime is by far my favorite vintage Disney special.  The following video shows Kurt Russell talking about the making of the Haunted Mansion (which the special was promoting) and the Osmonds, Russell and EJ Peaker from Hello [...]