Author Archives: Erika

You don’t want to miss this! Exclusive True Original Mickey Merch Collaborations for every Disney fan.

Happy Thursday Main Streeters and Welcome Back! In less than a week the Big Cheese himself officially turns the big 9-0. Sunday, November 18th is Mickey’s actual birthday, but let’s be honest, the Mouse has been celebrating this milestone birthday for a few weeks now. Earlier in November, we got Mickey’s 90th Spectacular, a 2-hour primetime event celebrating Mickey that included star studded musical performan Continue Reading

The Great Debate – Is The Nightmare Before Christmas a Halloween or Christmas Movie?

Happy Thursday Main Streeters! It seems we have skipped over Thanksgiving, and gone straight into Christmas mode. Personally, I’m not ready to let go of the Halloween season, who am I kidding, Halloween is every day for me. Like so many others who decorated for Halloween, much of my décor is Nightmare before Christmas themed, and a week into November, it’s still all up. After all, Jack Skellington is the Pumpk Continue Reading

Not Ready to let Halloween go? Coco can help!

Happy Thursday Main Streeters! I hope you all survived Halloween Night. If you’re not quite ready to let the Halloween season go, I have some good news for you; today is November 1st, also known as the traditional Mexican holiday called Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. If this sounds familiar to you, it’s because Disney/Pixar made a movie about this holiday called Coco. This holiday is a big deal in Mexi Continue Reading

Sheik or Shriek Pumpkin Topiary – Easy DIY Project

Happy Thursday Main Streeters. With less than a week until All Hallows Eve, it’s still not too late to decorate for the festivities. Today, I’m going to share with you an easy DIY project with a Disney twist that you can use to decorate your home for Halloween and even keep up through the Thanksgiving holiday. You’ll need a few things to build your topiary: Foam Pumpkins of various sizes (large, medium, smal Continue Reading

When will the Haunted Mansion movie materialize?

It’s been almost a decade since Guillermo Del Toro teased crowds at San Diego Comic Con with a trailer that opened the gates of Gracey Manor and began haunting the dreams of all real Haunted Mansion fans. You see, once upon a time Mr. Del Toro who is now an Oscar winning director for his movie, The Shape of Water, was putting together the beginning storyline of a movie based on one of the most beloved attractions Continue Reading

Off TMSM – Stranger Things

Happy Thursday Main Streeters. Welcome back to the final OFF TMSM blog in the series for my spooky adventure over at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights (HHN). For the last two weeks, I have been taking you through the haunted houses I was able to cover during my visit. It is now the moment you have been waiting for, the most epic review of all – the headliner of all the horror houses, the standout among Continue Reading

What happened to the fairy tales?

Welcome back Main Streeters. Last Thursday I covered the start of a multi part series on the rare OFF TMSM adventure I embarked on at neighboring Universal Studios. Look alive because I’m going to be taking you through a review of two more haunted houses from this year’s Halloween Horror Nights (HHN), and we’re going to find out exactly what happens to fairy tales at Universal Studios. First up, Slaughter Continue Reading

The Halloween. The Horror. The Nights – Part 1

In a rare OFF TMSM moment, I braved a night on the “dark side” of theme parks and decided to check out Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights 28 (HHN 28). This year HHN 28 was an 80s-dream come true, mostly because of the Netflix breakout hit, Stranger Things, which takes place in the 80s. No spoilers here, but if you have Netflix and haven’t had a chance to watch Stranger Things, I highly recommend the Continue Reading

The Tricks and the Treats – Foodie Highlights from MNSSHP

If there is one thing you can count on from staff at The Main Street Mouse, it’s that we love food. I am no exception to this. So, when all of the delicious treats available for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party were featured by Michele during her coverage at the MNSSHP media event, I promptly booked a ticket for my best friend and I. As the weeks went by, I patiently prepared myself salivati Continue Reading

A Look at the Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour

The bronze Partner’s statue of Walt Disney holding Mickey’s hand right smack in the middle of the hub grass is a well known Disney landmark at the Magic Kingdom. Walt’s image stands stoic with his open hand extended in the air as if conjuring some kind of magic down Main Street giving the impression that this visionary’s work is just beginning. You can almost hear him whisper “Picture this Mickey Continue Reading

What’s the Disney Secret?

Truth time; haven’t you always been curious, why do we keep coming back to Disney? We’ve been on the rides dozens of times, seen the fireworks from every possible viewing spot, walked down Main Street hundreds of times, did loser laps in the largest of parking lots trying to find the best spots, and yet, we keep coming back for more. Being of the inquisitive, research oriented mind I set out to discover what’ Continue Reading