Mickey Mouse Rice Krispy Treats

Missing Disneyland? Want to add Disney magic to your day? You’ve come to the right place to take a mini culinary vacation to the park! These are hands down the most delicious Mickey Mouse Rice Krispy Treats you will ever have. I wish I had taken a photo of the inside so you can see…

Disney Dinners: Maleficent Mistress of Evil

A whimsical menu set in The Moors Maleficent is hands down one of the greatest classic Disney villains and I absolutely love that the live action films made her a hero. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil was released on the sixty year anniversary of the Disney classic Sleeping Beauty. We get a proposal, Michelle Pfeiffer, and we…

Disney Dinners: Haunted Mansion

An elegant, spooky Halloween party inspired by Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion ride It’s been six long months since I posted a Disney Dinner and I just couldn’t resist celebrating such a milestone anniversary. The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland in Anaheim, California opened 50 years ago this fall! To celebrate the 50th anniversary, I hosted a…

Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns

An easy menu inspired by English tea and served in a colorful London park setting “Everything is possible. Even the impossible.” – Mary Poppins I couldn’t even tell you how many times I watched Mary Poppins growing up. Rather than remaking the classic, Disney continued the story in 2018 with a brand new film starring…

Disney Dinners: Snow White

A German menu served in an enchanted forest A Snow White-themed dinner party could go so many different ways. Many of my friends lobbied for this Disney Dinner to be a spring party, due to the flowers and woodland creatures. I originally wanted to have it in October because of the poison apple angle but…

Behind the Scenes of Disney Dinners

Planning the magic   Before the grand finale of 12 Months of Disney Dinners, I thought we could have some fun with a little behind-the-scenes article, since many of you have requested details on how I pull these off.  To recap: Disney Dinners are glamorous adult dinner parties inspired by various Disney movies: from Frozen to…

Disney Dinners: Aladdin

A Persian-inspired menu served in a Cave of Wonders You ain’t ever had a friend like me! Aladdin is one of my all-time favorite Disney movies but it wasn’t part of the original 12 month Disney Dinners line up because I didn’t have a clue about Middle Eastern cuisine. Aladdin is of course set in…

Disney Dinners: Hercules

A Greek menu fit for a demigod! Disney’s Hercules has a special place in my heart. For a long time I said it was my favorite Disney movie, narrowly edged out by Mulan. I was severely bullied as a teenager so the opening of Hercules really resonates with me. I can’t tell you how many times…

Disney Dinners: Moana

A colorful Hawaiian menu set on the island of Motunui “You have to see Moana. You remind me so much of Moana. You are Moana,” said my friend Candy right when the film came out. Having just seen it, I laughed and responded, “You mean unbelievably stubborn and reckless?” “No,” she said. “I mean brave.” When…