Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a Disneyland fanatic. <Disney friends say “Hello, Sarah!”>
I would like to welcome you all to the Disneyland Parkhopper blog here on PassPorter! It is my absolute pleasure to introduce those of you who are new to Disneyland to Disney magic, West Coast style (and remind those of you who aren’t new just how great Disneyland is)! I will be covering everything from starting to plan your Disneyland trip, where to stay, where to hang out with your favorite characters . . . heck, I may even get into some other Southern California attractions every once in a while. Do you have specific questions about the Disneyland Resort (or other things “Southern California”)? I would be happy to answer your questions as well!
To give you a little background on me: Though the Navy took me to the east coast for 15 years of my life, I am a West Coast girl, through and through. I was born in San Diego, California in the mid 70’s, from 1988 I spent 7 years living near Eugene, Oregon (where my parents still live) and since 2010, we’ve been stationed north of Seattle, Washington. I was raised on Disneyland. It was the first Disney park I ever laid my little eyes on and it has had a huge place in my heart ever since. I have very specific memories of the Disneyland parking lot, losing hats over London on Peter Pan’s Flight and fits over powder blue latex Mickey balloons. One of my favorite things, quite honestly, is helping someone plan their first (and subsequent!) trips to Disneyland and I often wish I could tag along just to see their faces light up when they first experience that “original” Disney magic and make Disneyland memories of their own.
It goes without saying that I have “converted” my family into Disney-holics as well. My two kids (ages 3 and nearly 11) were exposed to Disney everything from the moments they were born and each are veterans of several Walt Disney World and Disneyland trips. My husband, a Chief in the United States Navy, was a bit harder of a nut to crack, but I got him too! With any luck, I will have you all converted to Disneyland lovers soon as well!
So, stay tuned for my first post on planning your dream Disneyland vacation and, again, I welcome you all to MY happy place . . . the Disneyland Parkhopper blog!