Holidays · Replica Props

Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY the Hatbox Ghost

The Hatbox Ghost has one of the most interesting histories of anything involved with the Haunted Mansion.   The ghost was featured in much of the early promotional material and merchandise.  The animatronic itself was briefly included in the ride in the beginning but promptly removed.  Its sudden removal gave rise to all sorts of scary… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY the Hatbox Ghost

General Disney Discussion · Holidays

Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY Gargoyle Candelabra

It’s that time of year again.  Halloween is upon us and I will be dedicating each blog between now and October 31st to our annual Halloween party that we hold for friends and family.  We have been slowly transforming our home in the Haunted Mansion for this event each year.  The ride has the perfect… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY Gargoyle Candelabra

Disney World · General Disney Discussion

Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Final Results

This is part 7 in our ongoing series. Previous parts include: Intro – Ride Length – Wait Times – Length vs Wait – Thrillingness – Disneyness Well, what started out as a simple question I asked myself has finally been answered.  The results of what ride in the Magic Kingdom is the best when factoring in… Continue reading Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Final Results

Disney World · General Disney Discussion

Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Classic Disneyness

This is part 6 in our ongoing series. Previous parts include: 1.Intro – 2. Ride Length – 3. Wait Times –  4. Length vs Wait  – 5. Thrillingness There is final key ingredient to what makes a ride enjoyable.  I will call it that "Classic Disney" feeling.  These are rides that may not be thrilling… Continue reading Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Classic Disneyness