Mlle. Antoinette's Parfumerie

Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie

May 2011 – present LOCATION New Orleans Square – The Parfumerie occupies a small corner of Orleans Street. If you walk along the Square’s front walkway, toward Critter Country, you’ll find the Parfumerie on your left, between Café Orleans and the French Market. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – perfumes Price Range – expensive, you’ll be hard […] Read more…

Muppet*Vision 3D

 Source February 2001 – November 2014 LOCATION Hollywood Land – The Muppets ruled Hollywood Land’s “Sunset Theater”, tucked in the back lot. Visitors arriving from Buena Vista Street (or its predecessor, Sunshine Plaza) would find the show on the left-hand side of Hollywood Land, around the corner from Award Wieners. Today, this theater houses temporary […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Critter Country

Lands In Pictures: Critter Country

Critter Country is a tiny little land in the corner of Disneyland, but it’s jam packed with magic. There’s so much more to it than just Splash Mountain! Want to channel your inner Disney princess and walk among magical cottages, surrounded by woodland creature friends? Critter Country comes pretty close. Take a seat on a lantern-lit patio […] Read more…

Candle Shop

 Source 1958 – 1977 LOCATION Main Street USA – The Candle Shop was nestled in the center of Main Street, between the Crystal Arcade and Upjohn Pharmacy. Today, this space belongs to New Century Time Pieces. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – Candles, candles, and more candles! Unique Features – Floor to ceiling candle décor, including spiraled […] Read more…

Autograph Letter

Autograph Letter

Sick of autograph books? Looking for a creative way to show off your signature collection? I’m always on the lookout for creative ways to get those autographs, like the frame DIY I shared a while back. An easy way to personalize your autographs is to collect them on your initials! You can get wood or plastic […] Read more…

Summer of Heroes Galactic Premiere Party

Summer of Heroes Galactic Premiere Party

Can you believe it’s almost summer already?! And at the Disneyland Resort, that means it’s time for the Summer of Heroes, a California Adventure celebration of all things Marvel. To officially kick off the summer of Heroes, and debut of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, California Adventure will host an after-hours party of […] Read more…

Walk In Walt's Footsteps

Walk In Walt’s Footsteps Tour

Even though I’m a bit of a Disneyland veteran, I still find new experiences to try that give me a different perspective or view of the park. One of those recent experiences was the Walk In Walt’s Footsteps Tour, a journey through Walt’s vision of Disneyland. Rather than focusing on the park’s full history and […] Read more…

Where to Find Princesses

Where To Find Princesses

The most popular Disney characters to meet in the parks are the princesses. You can watch them perform in shows, talk to them as they roam the park, or visit one of their formal meet & greets. But beyond meeting the princesses, you can also visit attractions and themed areas with references to their magical […] Read more…

Aunt Jemima Pancake House

 Source August 1955 – July 1970 LOCATION Frontierland – Aunt Jemima Pancake House made its home in the center of Frontierland, overlooking the Rivers of America. Guests could reach the restaurant from Adventureland or Main Street, and would find the welcoming patio at the edge of Frontierland’s main block of stores. Today, this space is […] Read more…

Ask The Duchess – Vol. 18

Welcome to Ask The Duchess Vol. 18, a monthly Q&A post covering a variety of resort-related topics. Ask The Duchess answers questions submitted by readers. If you have a question you’d like answered, send me a message here! 1. Is there Starbucks at Disneyland? (submitted by Carrie) Yes! There are 4 locations: two in Downtown Disney (one on the east side and one […] Read more…

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