2008, Ladyhawke

You came to my show, and I saw you in the crowd
I didn’t know your name, I didn’t know your name
I asked all my friends who you were and your story
They told me the same, they told me the same

I’ve left my heart to you, but it’s not fair
Coz you’re taking me for granted baby
I made a start with you, but it’s not fair
Coz you’re over the Atlantic baby
One journey for you but it’s worth it
One life here with me and it’s magic
One journey for you, but it’s worth it
One life here with me and it’s magic

Hocus Pocus

I had the pleasure of being invited to the famous Hollywood Magic Castle last week for my cousins’ 21’st birthday. It was so much fun and I think the last time I was there I was also around 21. The night was filled with much fun and awe. I know it’s all an “illusion” but I cannot figure out how one magician was able to guess the name of my Aunt’s childhood friend or my random pick of a US state. We never told him the answer and he revealed our answers on a piece of folded paper! Amaaaaazing!!

Disney Part 2

I had the pleasure of going back to Disneyland again but this time however I went with some friends and got to go into California Adventure (which I haven’t been since it first opened) and have dinner at the exclusive Club 33.

We started in California Adventure first and since I’ve never been on the Tower of Terror, that was our first ride. Omg, that was sooooo fun but I’m not going to lie, it was pretty scary. One of our bags even flew up in the air as we were free-falling! After that we headed towards A Bug’s Life which was completely charming and cute. The big draw of course was Cars Land which everyone was talking about. I never saw the movie but the area where Cars Land was is reallllllly cool. The main ride was fun but I was really looking at the “fake” desert-like surroundings we were in. It looked so real that I almost believed I was out in the desert!

We had spent over 5 hours at that side of the park that when we finally made it into the main park we were only able to ride a few rides before our dinner reservations.

The dinner itself was good, not spectacular. I wasn’t overly impressed and I have to say our service was not that great. For a place that is so strict with its rules, dress codes, etc, we didn’t even get spoons when our bisque came. Our food was never explained to us (we all decided to go with the 5 course dinner), nor was our table ever cleaned off. My dinner along with two others was cold so we decided to have them warm it up. That took forever and my friend’s dinner was still cold so she sent it back a second time. The manager came by later and apologized for the problems and offered us a souvenir that you can only buy in the restaurant. I never looked in the showcase to see what was being offered but our friend Ken did. When asked what we wanted I thought to myself, “please pick the most expensive thing in the case please please please”. Ken says without missing a beat, “I would like the latte mug”. I wanted to die, a mug?!?! We were being asked on the spot and Ken kept assuring all of us that it was the best thing in the window so we ALL got the mug. As I left the restaurant I looked into the case and saw a pen set for $75, my mug…$25. LOL, oh well at least we got something. I still had a fun time and it was definitely memorable.

The happiest place on earth!

I had a blast and unleashed my inner child at Disneyland. This trip was overdue as it was a belated birthday treat for my sister & brother from my mother and step-dad. It was hot hot hot but I had so much fun! My advise is to go early, I went as soon as the park opened. Ride on all the main attractions like Matterhorn, Big Thunder Mountain, and Space Mountain first. There’s hardly a wait that early in the morning. If you aren’t planning on going so early  I suggest taking advantage of the Fastpass. It’s a ticket that holds your place in line, kinda like a buddy standing in line for you while you go on other rides or grab an ice-cream cone.

I tried sooo hard to hold that pose of “being bored” but I kept on waiting for the flash to go off and when it didn’t I just screamed. I still think it’s a funny photo of us. My brother had the best pose for sure!

I had no idea how fancy the hats are now. A lot of characters have their own hats now and some even light up. My favorite was this simple Dumbo hat and no, I did not buy it (although I really wanted to).

*picture taken off web

I’ve been invited to go to the exclusive Club 33 this Saturday, I’m dying to know if it will live up to it’s hype. Unfortunately it sounds like no photos are permitted? But I’ll definitely review if the dinner is anything spectacular.