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sunshinegates 723.8 #237 

I grew up in Orange County and have loved Disneyland and everything Disney since I was a kid. Now I'm married and have 2 little girls, and we enjoy going to the parks weekly!
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 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

March 19, 2015 8:57 AM  Disneyland Resort News Land
NEWS! #news Avengers half marathon weekend has officially added a 10k race along with a challenge! Yay! So exciting!

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I think we will try to finally do one as a family. - DLKenCA  2167.4 #61 11:11AM
Ooh awesome!!  Were going to try and do my first half marathon, now I might consider the 10k. Cheers for the update πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ - RapunzelledColey  121.7 #3074 11:56AM
Can't wait!!!! - missariel33  2030.7 #67 12:56PM
I am going to try and sign up for this one.  Last time it sold out before I could - conant4  14.3 #8027 6:23AM
If you're an AP holder, early registration opens tomorrow 3/24 at 9am PST. - KausticRage  70.9 #3951 11:50AM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

March 17, 2015 6:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok all! If you are missing your dole whips, and you can't make it to the parks, Yogurtland has a pretty good substitute right now! It's their special "pineapple sorbet"! Obviously it's not the real thing, but it's still really tasty!

In Huntington Beach there is a location that simple calls it "Dole Whip" and it tastes the same. - dizneedude  817.9 #204 11:05PM
thanks!  and i can top it with pineapple,  too. - MsTikiMermadam  306.2 #809 6:40PM
In Huntington Beach there is a location that simple calls it "Dole Whip" and it tastes the same. - dizneedude  817.9 #204 11:05PM
If you have a Lappert's Ice Cream in your area they carry them also. Of course it doesn't come with the amazing ambience. :D - OhanaPhoto  3663.1 #32 8:21AM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

February 25, 2015 1:26 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Close up of the castle. The gold is very bright and shiny.

I see sparkles!!!! - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 1:35PM
It's still pink????  - Fantasmicfan1  1270.0 #118 1:49PM
Yeah. I don't think the pink is going anywhere. It's pretty iconic.  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 2:58PM
I no likey the pink. Make it BLUE!!πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5265.5 #16 3:00PM
HandMeAChurroImmaFaint 😠 πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜ - LaPearleNoir  1529.8 #97 7:59PM
LaPearleNoirπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5265.5 #16 8:50PM
they took off the top layer tarp? - MsTikiMermadam  306.2 #809 3:05PM
🎢Cuz I'm happy!πŸŽΆπŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ - LaPearleNoir  1529.8 #97 8:00PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

February 25, 2015 11:00 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Starting to be unveiled! Can't wait for the 60th celebration!

Ok! I'm on it! Haha. I'm back in toon town Cuz I was racing back to gadgets go coaster with my 3 yr old. Haha. I don't get here early in the morning that often. I couldn't see anything different, but I'll go back later and check it out. :) my guess is that they put like tons of embedded crystal lights or something for it to look like shining diamonds. Maybe? Haha.  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 11:11AM
My guess still is that they just did a nice thorough repainting job. And they will decorate later. We'll see. 😊 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:22AM
I would think they could do the decor overnight. Like the Christmas theming. And from the Artist renderings, it doesn't even look like as much decor as Christmas time.  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 1:36PM
No more pink!!😊 - hatgal76  442.0 #453 1:29PM
Pepto pink is gone πŸ†πŸ“πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ - missmimi90  1864.9 #76 1:44PM
Andddd I don't know why an eggplant and strawberry showed up πŸ˜‚ - missmimi90  1864.9 #76 1:50PM
I was trying to figure that. I thought there had to be a good reason πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 1:52PM
lol I was wondering the sameThing about the eggplant and strawberry. Also, the pink is still there. :/  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 2:58PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

February 4, 2015 7:35 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live! WALK ON for RSR! Me and my 2 girls had a car to ourselves! I can't believe it!

Very cool. Glad you are all having fun. - DLKenCA  2167.4 #61 8:00PM
Wow!! Fun!! - brodysmommy  403.3 #509 7:56PM
Fun!!!! πŸ’– - CarmenINwonderlanD  265.0 #1135 6:24PM
I bet that was fun. - keepmovingforward  198.4 #1923 7:01PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

February 4, 2015 6:34 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Ok, who can tell me why DCA said it closed at 6 tonight, but stayed open till 8 for those in the park?? Awesome surprise, but just wondering.

Okay so California adventure was supposed to close at six tonight. So I'm in the park at like 6 o'clock when it supposed to be closing, and it's totally still open. Apparently there was supposed to be a private party tonight but the event canceled and so if you are inside the park already, you can stay in the park till eight but they aren't letting people in the park if you're not if you were in here by 6! so it's totally empty we totally walked in and saw Anna and Elsa With no line!! I'm totally cold but I don't want to leave because there's nobody here.  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 7:12PM
You need a new sweatshirt? lol - debbiev  981.6 #172 7:20PM
This is EXACTLY what you texted me. I suddenly feel less special πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 7:49PM
Totally!!! - MermaidHunter  121.0 #3090 7:58PM
debbiev I like how you think  - Bassplayerswife  343.4 #639 8:13PM
Sweet_Irish_Cream you were just the guinea pig. 😜 - philliprocks  1113.4 #145 9:22AM
philliprocks So true! πŸ˜„πŸ‘ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 9:30AM
Ok just got home.. Apparently the Right side of the park closed at 6 for private party but Cars land & frozen area stayed open til 8.. & yes I also walked right into meeting Elsa & Anna I had no idea they were even there! One of the best surprises Ever!  - therealJackandSally  84.1 #0 9:03PM
- PixiePrincessPolly  56.6 #4289 9:21PM
They did not really cancel. My sister is at that private party and loving DL and CA at nite :) - nanabelle  5.4 #15889 9:37PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

January 12, 2015 3:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Beasts castle in WDW.

Were you able to go in and have dinner?  - MandyPooh  468.7 #420 3:35PM

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 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

January 12, 2015 2:58 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Love this tangled area. Some wanted posters. At WDW.

😱 Is it ruffians?  Thugs?  Have they come for me?? 🍳 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  585.6 #317 9:27PM
I love seeing how other parks look compared to ours!! - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 3:09PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

January 12, 2015 2:51 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
LIVE from WDW! Rainy day today, and it's the best!

At first glance I thought that yellow doorway was @Dave in his banana getup - philliprocks  1113.4 #145 3:12PM
Very pretty! - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 2:59PM
So pretty, I am jealous of their Tangled tower, even if it's just a bathroom area! - Sarafina  488.6 #397 9:59AM
Soo pretty in the rain  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5265.5 #16 9:59AM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

January 11, 2015 7:46 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Oh! And I saw Sean Austin minutes before our half marathon race! He was all by himself actually, and waiting for a rundisney employee to bring him his bib. I went and talked to him and asked if he was going to be at Star Wars next week. I already knew his answer would be yes, but a good conversation starter. πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ anyways, he said "you bet!" Sweet guy. Sorry for the bad picture. We were literal  More...

hes very friendly at the races. Very down to earth, but hopefully not to middle earth, lol! - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 10:37PM
Lol - grumpyinphx  479.9 #403 10:48PM
At least someone thought it was funny!πŸ˜„:D - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 10:51PM
It's. Sunday night. Most are asleep I'm guessing  - grumpyinphx  479.9 #403 10:52PM
πŸ”₯πŸ’πŸ”₯😁 - Bassplayerswife  343.4 #639 11:17PM
Haha! Totally got your joke!  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 8:36AM
Goonies  - MowgliLovesBaloo  57.9 #0 8:34PM
Awesome! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 7:40PM
Oooo I hope he visits the parks after the run so I can stalk, I mean see him! - DisneyPiratePrincess  173.7 #2252 8:23PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

January 11, 2015 6:04 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Here At disneyworld for the marathon weekend! I did the half on Saturday and had a blast! I've done the 10ks at Disneyland, but this was my first Disney world run! And it did not disappoint! I'm here till Friday, so j might be spamming the lounge with WDW pics! ;)

Congrats!!  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5265.5 #16 6:07PM
 that's awesome! Enjoy WDW - HookemMickey  31.4 #5411 6:10PM
Good for you!! I want to do a race sometime. But Prob DL since it's closer. We'll be in wdw Wednesday! So excited but not looking forward to the rain thursday  - brodysmommy  403.3 #509 9:14AM
On your race!!! Spam away! Would love to see your picsπŸ“· - MinnieMyLove  178.1 #2190 9:24AM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

November 14, 2014 10:39 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Run QUICK to the China closet for all 4 of the trash can salt and pepper shakers!!!

- Plumiegirl  8842.9 #3 10:52PM
Dang, it! I was there tonight. I still needed two of them!😩 - ElectricMayhemMom  1080.3 #153 12:07AM
They have them on the disney store site too...all but adventureland  - luxkitty  2508.1 #48 12:34AM
The Adventureland ones are available in Adventureland.  - BaseballMickey_CM  6965.0 #9 12:59AM
This was my must have this trip!! They were so adorable. My only complaint? No plain trash cans. But I made do:) - PixieMom  227.7 #1559 8:32PM
Adorable - LaPearleNoir  1529.8 #97 8:46PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

November 7, 2014 6:42 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Yay!!! New holiday ghiradelli chocolates!!! So excited! Peppermint bark!

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Place that in hot coco, and you will love it! - MadameLeota  2618.9 #42 8:14AM
Yes!! And coffee! - DisneyPiratePrincess  173.7 #2252 9:40AM
I like the way you think!  Sounds so good! - TinyDancerTay  115.0 #3214 4:54PM
That's worth a trip right there - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1615.7 #92 6:44PM
Like, around, say, the 22nd??? - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5265.5 #16 2:21PM
yummy!  Plus glad to see it's back to the full size ones! - Sarafina  488.6 #397 2:05PM
Make s'mores with them on xmas eve! - MsTikiMermadam  306.2 #809 2:14PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

September 6, 2014 3:30 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
In park RAK! We don't need this rider swap pass for splash mountain for 3 ppl! It's on the flag pole when you enter frontier land from the hub! Go find! Fast!

Got it! Thank you! - Oinker34  1240.5 #121 3:48PM
Hiiiiiii - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1155.5 #137 10:43PM
Hey girl! Haha you are so cute. How are you?  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 11:40PM
I'm fine! Hoping you and the girls are doing well. Haven't seen you since last Halloween party!!! - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1155.5 #137 5:43PM
πŸ‘Š - bonedaddy909  1278.0 #117 3:43PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

August 30, 2014 6:38 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My 2 sweeties this morning after their run! This time last year, we ran and my sweet late husband was with us. This was our last big event that we did together before he passed away. Thank you all for the continued support this past year.

Your daughters are the cutest!  Hopefully this event brought back some of the wonderful memories you had as a family...although he might not have been here physically I now he was there in all of your hearts!😘 - SBsnowwhite  511.3 #379 7:05PM
Such cute little ladies! Glad to see you had a great day! 😊 - BellesLibrary  405.0 #505 7:06PM
Oh wow, big hugs to all of you!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  585.6 #317 8:18AM
This warms my heart so much. It's good to see you on here, your little girls are beautiful. ✨❀️ - FrankenweenieVelinee  2054.0 #65 8:56AM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

August 22, 2014 12:13 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Just had a first!!! Broken down on the jungle cruise! Had a cruise in "reverse"! Lol. πŸ˜‚

Did the skipper continue to make jokes while going in reverse?? - LindseyanaJones  95.8 #3519 12:27PM
Whoa, that's a new one! - Jess0  252.0 #1252 12:49PM
Did he tell the jokes backwards?!  He should!!  πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3528.9 #36 1:57PM
I tried uploading a video, but since I'm in the parks, it kept taking to long and timing out.  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 3:26PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

August 12, 2014 1:57 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
We are trying to go to the 5:00 AP muppet show tonight. If anyone is there and hears or sees anything about wristbands, being full, etc, news here would be greatly appreciated! :)

On our way - pikarich  3935.4 #27 2:01PM
I'm not in the parks but I hope someone can help. πŸ˜ƒ - AshleyRae-  123.7 #3032 2:03PM

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 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

August 7, 2014 11:47 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hey all. Long shot, but thought I would check. My family and I are thinking of going to disneyworld during the Disney world marathon weekend, and I would love to run in the "half marathon" that is on Saturday, jan 10th. If anyone has one they aren't using, or knows of anyone not using bibs, me and my family would LOVE to take them off your hands! We will pay what you paid, plus any other fees that  More...

Nice to see you're posting hope you and your family are all doing well. Please post lots of pics from WDW!!!! - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 11:57AM
Thanks! Family is what makes it easiest, so we do lots together. :)  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 12:30PM
Make sure to post on the FL side you might find someone that can't go but has some bibs. - DizneyGirl  721.2 #7 12:09PM
How do I do that? Haha  - sunshinegates  723.8 #237 12:31PM
Click on "Navigate" up at the top--WDW is one of the options.  It will take you to their Lounge, where you can post.  They are very friendly and helpful!  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  585.6 #317 12:35PM
Good luck! - CaptainMouse777  12.9 #8524 11:58AM
Hi!  I dont know if you've checked, but bibs might still be available through the RunDisney travel providers...last year, my husband got us Tink 10k entries 2 weeks before the run from one of the places listed.  Hope you are able to run it! A WDW race is one of my dreams!  β˜ΊοΈ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  585.6 #317 12:01PM
I have a bib for this months half if anyone wants it. I know even if I'm feeling better I will be not be up for a half at the times they want.  But I am doing the 5 k  I think so if I can I was just going to give the half spot away.  - secretagentangel  1555.5 #95 12:10PM

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 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

June 30, 2014 12:35 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hey all. Long time no see since I've been on here. Life has been crazy. Thank you all again for all your love and support when my sweet husband passed away. Me and my daughters were able to renew our passes in May, thanks to all the love and donations that you all gave to me through SIC. THANK YOU for making our happy place possible for another year. We are so very very grateful. I can not say tha  More...

I often think of you. Glad you and your girls are enjoying the parks. Good luck with the extra day.  - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  871.4 #188 12:52PM
I am so glad you and the girls are able to get back to a place that has such happy memories. - WishIWereThere  276.0 #1012 1:07PM
I wondered how you were doing. What a wonderful way to celebrate his birthday. You have my continued well wishes.  - JenGwen323  1565.4 #93 8:47PM
Sorry I'm almost a month late in seeing this! So glad to see all your family/support around you! Hugs to you and your beautiful girls! Glad you are continuing to enjoy the parks! - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1155.5 #137 8:56PM

 723.8 #237 (DL Qual #179

January 18, 2014 3:22 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
SIC and I at each of the mile markers for the 10k today! Had a great time! Love Disney runs.

Way to go and congrats! πŸŽ‰πŸƒπŸ‘ - Miss_E_Mouse  1424.9 #105 3:37PM
Great job, that's Awesome. congrats  - DumboLov  25.5 #5936 4:44PM
Great job ladies! So happy to see you girls out doing this together! - MinnieMyLove  178.1 #2190 4:59PM

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