David McGee and the Birthday Surprise

My children’s book, David McGee and the Birthday Surprise, came out this past weekend under my pen name of Andie Campbell. About David McGee and the Birthday Surprise It was an ordinary day for Mr. McGee–that is, until he went to his mailbox. Inside was a clue, the first clue on a scavenger hunt. ThoughContinue reading “David McGee and the Birthday Surprise”

COVID Precautions at Universal Studios Hollywood

COVID Precautions A mask at all times unless actively eating or drinking Photo ID for anyone 18 or older And one of the following for anyone 5 or older: Proof of vaccination Negative rapid test results within 24 hours Proof of negative PCR test within 48 hours Update as of 2-20-22: Masks are no longerContinue reading “COVID Precautions at Universal Studios Hollywood”

Are You Sexist? (You might be surprised)

Before you read this article please take the Human Rights Channel’s quiz on whether or not you are sexist. You can find the quiz here. My results on the quiz, just so you know I actually took it: So, how did I score so high? Because I’ve been researching gender equality and sexist behavior forContinue reading “Are You Sexist? (You might be surprised)”

Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Experience Part III: Review & Character Interactions

Studio Tour I’m not a huge movie buff–if you’ve read my movie review posts then you know this. As a result, the studio tour is not always my favorite part of the park. Don’t get me wrong–I enjoy just about everything about the park, but I don’t go for the studio tour. Unfortunately, this isContinue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Experience Part III: Review & Character Interactions”

Universal Studios Hollywood Updates

The Mummy’s Revenge For those of you that don’t know, the Mummy’s Revenge is currently closed for refurbishment and has been since early to mid-January. (It was closed when I went to Universal on January 12th). However, when I was there on January 26, I was informed that they would be reopening on February 4th!Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Updates”

Before the Universal Studios VIP Tour

When I signed up for the Universal Studios VIP Tour, I was informed that there were a lot of opportunities for photos, and while this was true, it focused on some things I was either unfamiliar with or just slightly less interested in because it was outside my niche. But, I will share them withContinue reading “Before the Universal Studios VIP Tour”

Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Tour 2

After lunch, the Universal Studios VIP tour focused on the rides. We rode Jurassic World and Transformers before lunch, and after lunch, we went to see Water World. I touch on Waterworld in the video above, but there are some things that didn’t make it into the video. I didn’t want to see it. Let’sContinue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Tour 2”

Universal Studios Hollywood Ride Rankings-based on 1/12/22 Trip

A couple of things before I get into the rankings… First, these are based on my day at Universal Studios Hollywood on 1/12/22, and so, they were influenced by things that happened that particular day (like me feeling sick, which almost never happens. I go to amusement parks multiple times a year, and I’ve beenContinue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Ride Rankings-based on 1/12/22 Trip”

Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Tour Part 1

While I had planned to go on the Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Tour at some point this year, I hadn’t planned to go on it just yet. However, one of the employees was going around to try to upgrade people as I waited to be let into the park. I made eye contact. And ifContinue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood VIP Tour Part 1”

What to Pack for a Day at Universal to Save Money

I’ve been on a budget most of my life, so here are my tips for what to pack for a day at Universal to save money. COVID Related Items Photo ID & Vaccination card or Negative test result within 24-48 hours Mask Hand sanitizer Now, they say to have your photo ID and vaccination cardContinue reading “What to Pack for a Day at Universal to Save Money”

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