This summer I’ve had a chance to catch up with wonderful friends and family across the country. Everywhere I went I had folks asking about “Disney stuff” or “Magic Bound stuff” and I realized that I never did a formal intro into this wonderful part of my life. As the first question always goes….I found out about this job just like any other – saw … Continue reading So tell me about your job….
This past weekend, our family got to experience the Star Wars Rival Run weekend. I’ll do a bit of a split review since we tackled both the kids run and the half marathon. runDisney revised it’s race expo process this race. Upon entry into the Wide World of Sports, bib pickup was located in the Arena, followed by shirt pickup and expo vendors in the … Continue reading A Joyful Star Wars Run
Happy Wednesday! Last weekend I ran the Disney Princess Half Marathon – it was a hot yet amazing time. When I got home from the race, I decided to check out the online race photos. We are Disney annual passholders, however, our passes don’t include the Memory Maker feature. For those that are not familiar – Disney’s Memory Maker is an incredible way to capture … Continue reading Memory Maker or Not?
Hi guys! It’s been a while since I’ve done a race review and with everything fresh on my mind, here’s a recap this past weekend’s Princess Half Marathon. Disney’s race expo visit went efficiently. I am super grateful to Lisa at The Castle Run for posting character hours- or I would have missed my favorite Disney Princess (and one is never out!) ~ Moana Being … Continue reading Running a Hot Disney Princess Half
You know how you have those days where things seem a bit off at the start and you brush them off? And at the end of the day after numerous failed disasters happening throughout you realize you should have seen the writing on the wall from the first moments! Welcome to our most recent staycation! With our Disney passes ending soon, the boys and I … Continue reading Midadventures of a Summer Staycation
Race review time! Last month I ran in my first Star Wars Half Marathon and I was not prepared for how awesome it would be! The expo started on Thursday and for those who have never participated in a Disney or race expo, it is huge! I would like to absolutely dedicated this post to my friend Elizabeth who an hour before the expo I … Continue reading Racing the Star Wars Half Marathon
Hi friends! You’ll want to share this one to all your fellow food lovers!!! It’s time for one of my favorite annual events, the Epcot Food and Wine Festival!! Once fall rolls around, or as I like to call it “Ohio Summer,” the temperatures return to breathable and I finally am brave enough to venture outside. The festival runs from late August until early November. … Continue reading Get There: Epcot Food and Wine Festival
Today is the day! The official opening dedication ceremony for Pandora, Disney’s long awaited new world within Animal Kingdom. This past week we had a chance to get an early preview of the land. I will be extremely open in saying that my expectations were low. Clearly Disney has the capabilities to produce great products, but in term’s of how much I cared for the movie … Continue reading REVIEW: Pandora at Animal Kingdom
I’ve got to preface this with a note that my next update will be about the new Pandora land at Animal Kingdom and I’m super geeked about how the previews went. But more about that next time. Cause it’s about to get real. GET REAL. I think it’s fair to say that most people spend an above average amount of time planning their Disney trip. … Continue reading Planning the BEST DAY EVER at Magic Kingdom. For serious planners only!
Yeah! Summer vacation season is knocking on our door! Several years ago I made such a trip to Orlando and we got to a point where we said that we needed to take a day off and hit the beach. Orlando has tons to explore but we know families (and have been that family) where repeated days of itineraries can put everyone at their breaking point. So if you … Continue reading Just Do It – Best Beach Day Trips from Orlando