5 Favorite Disneyland Snacks (and DCA too!)

Favorite Disneyland Snacks

EJ and I went to Disneyland/DCA (Disney California Adventure) a lot this year, for various reasons. And we snacked, a lot. If you’ve never been or haven’t been in a long time, you should try some of these out!

These are five of my favorite Disneyland/DCA Snacks:

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SoCal – Food Trip

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After San Diego, EJ and I headed towards Long Beach to visit our best friends, Mar and Dianne. Since we go to that area often, I usually write about the places we eat and refer to that general area as SoCal (see post here and here). That’s a pretty general term we use for that area since we live in the Bay.

Anyway, we continued EJs birth-week celebration here and celebrated his actual birthday. No trip for us would be complete if not for the eating out! I admit we do this a lot, but that’s how we like to celebrate and socialize. We are social eaters. Which is one of the reasons I run a lot (not lately though). Here are some places we ate at per Mr Birthday Boy’s request:

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San Diego – Food Trip

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After weeks of waiting for our next trip, we finally got out of the Bay and got a little taste of Southern California! This vacation was mainly for EJs birthday, but not just any birthday, his 30th Birthday! Yay for him =)

Honestly, this was a very last minute birthday trip he wanted and his criteria were 1) we would NOT spend too much on sights… aka Disneyland, 2) that we would not be held down to an itinerary (*ahem* me and my OCD planning), and 3) that we get to hang out with family and friends.

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Journey to Arendelle and Asgard – Aug 2014

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The sole purpose of this trip was mainly for the Disneyland Half Marathon, but since we were going to be there for the the weekend, we got three-day passes again and explored some new territory we haven’t been before. Dianne was also able to hang out with us for a day =)

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Disneyland Half Marathon – 31 Aug 2014

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After running the Tinkerbell 10k this past January, and the Castaway Cay 5k later that same week, I felt like a half marathon was in my near future. I decided during the 10k that I was ready for the Disneyland Half Marathon, and maybe even the Dumbo Double Dare! But when registration opened up, I was a little late to get to a computer and the Dumbo was already sold out. So I settled with just the Half.

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SoCal Eats – PokiNometry and PopBar

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EJ and I love to eat!  My brother, Alex, too! So when he told me about this place in Anaheim that sells “poke bowls,” I was sold. He texted me a picture of his order and I had to have it. When we got to Anaheim for my birthday weekend, PokiNometry was our first stop. I thought my order was delicious and next time I could go for a large instead. I love seafood, and sashimi, which is what this is very similar to. I can’t wait to go again!

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Disneyland 2014 – Day Three

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Click HERE for Day One of our Disneyland 2014 adventure and click HERE for Day Two =)

On our last park day, we just relaxed and did whatever else we didn’t get a chance to do the first two days. We got most of the stuff we really wanted to do while we were with Dianne.

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Disneyland 2014 – Day Two: Breakfast with Celebrities

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Click HERE for Day One of our Disneyland 2014 adventure =)

On the second day of our Disneyland weekend, I made reservations at the Plaza Inn for breakfast. I’ve done character dining at Goofy’s Kitchen in the Disneyland Hotel, but this was my first time at the Plaza Inn. I love it! Goofy’s Kitchen has a larger variety of buffet, but Plaza Inn had more characters, is cheaper, and is located inside the park. I love both, but I thought Plaza Inn was more convenient for us that weekend. Continue reading

Disneyland 2014 – Day One: My Birthday

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This year for my birthday, my husband surprised me with a trip to Disneyland! I haven’t been to there during summer in a while. We normally like to go in November when the weather is cooler and the holiday decorations are up. Kids are usually also in school at that time, so it’s not as crowded as it normally would be.

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SoCal Eats – M&M Donuts and Porto’s

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Living only 6 hours from Disneyland, my husband and I make an effort to drive down to Southern California whenever possible. Though it would be extremely amazing if we could get our hands on some Disneyland Annual Passes, we don’t think we could make it down there often enough to get our monies worth. BUT, hopefully we will sometime in the future when we don’t have abnormal, nightshift hospital schedules! When we’re there, eating in and around the Disneyland Resort is one of my favorite things to do, but there are other hidden gems nearby that my husband and I always try to visit on the way home for some road trip snacks!

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