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?
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
Well the holidays are winding down and I’m sure, like you, they were a good mix of festivity, family, and cray cray. I had such good intentions of catching up here (four different article starts to be exact) but between the Christmas cards, cookie baking, and holiday merriment, life got away with me. Now that I’ve caught a moment to breathe, I’ve been thinking back … Continue reading THIS IS GOING TO BE GREAT!
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
Holy smokes I can’t believe I made it! This past weekend wrapped up my first ever Disney Half Marathon and I was so glad I took a chance to do it. If you’re ever considering a Disney race, read on to see what you’re in store for. The signups for this race are fierce as it’s got the one-two punch of taking place during Epcot’s Food … Continue reading Disney Wine&Dine Half Marathon Review!
One of the most unexpected positives of moving to Orlando has been the abundance of diverse backgrounds that people come from. In our town in Ohio, the minority percentage of the population was less than 1% so we are now on the complete opposite end of the spectrum. This past week, my two youngest sons and I were on a boat ride at Epcot when … Continue reading “I’ll have a taco and a burrito!!”…Lessons in Diversity
Prior to moving to Orlando, I had no idea what a food destination it was. Whenever you visit, do not head to a chain restaurant as you will be missing out on the tons of amazing specialty restaurants! One of my true foodie guilty pleasures are French cafes and this week I’ll talk about a few of them. If you are on vacation you cannot go … Continue reading My French Cafe