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Information, including attractions, hotels, and food, on planning a trip to Disneyland.

Bringing a Little Citrus Swirl to D23 Expo

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July 30, 2015
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The 2015 D23 Expo is soon approaching and I will be back for my third adventure to the Anaheim Convention Center to participate in arguably the most exciting event of the Disney calendar. For me, I have decided to have some fun with my apparel and celebrate my “Disney Side” throughout the event. Without giving...
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2510.7 Miles

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May 16, 2015
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I just returned from my third “coast to coast” trip after running the Tinker Bell Half Marathon.  While in the parks my friend and I had many conversations with people, who wanted to go Coast to Coast, about the differences running at Disney World vs running at Disneyland.  After answering so many questions while...
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Gearing up for Avengers Half Marathon

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March 31, 2015
Gearing up for Avengers Half Marathon

Last year I missed the inaugural Avengers Half Marathon Weekend. Silly things like responsibility and obligations kept me from going. When you’re a Disney Dad, sometimes you have to take one for the team. In this case, my wife was going and I stayed behind with the kids. Wait, my wife just reminded me...
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Size-Friendly Disney

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March 15, 2015
Size-Friendly Disney

I’m not a slim lady. I make no excuses for this. My love for the fine manufacturers of salted, choco-fied and sweetened goods has led me to where I am today, and hard work with no excuses is slowly transforming me back to where I was before. That being said, because of my size...
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runDisney: California vs. Florida

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December 12, 2014
Coast to Coast Challenge Complete!

Last month, I completed runDisney’s Coast to Coast Challenge.  It was nothing short of amazing, but what else would you expect from Disney?  For those of you not in on the lingo, the Coast to Coast Challenge medal is awarded to those completing runDisney races, a half marathon or longer, at both Walt Disney...
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This Is Christmas

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November 22, 2014
This Is Christmas

While I was racking my brain trying to figure out what I wanted to write about this month the theme from Nightmare Before Christmas was stuck in my head I took this as a sign that (1) I took one too many rides on the Haunted Mansion Holiday on my recent trip to Disneyland...
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November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

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November 19, 2014
November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are having a magical week so far!  I know most areas of the country have been “Frozen” over with deep chills and even some snow! Here in Chicago it has been bitterly cold this past weekend! I have found a few upcoming events in Chicago that will help to keep...
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Princess Mission 2014

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October 21, 2014
Princess Mission 2014

Hi friends! I hope you are having a fantastic week!   I wanted to share with with you a fun activity we did during our most recent trip to Walt Disney World in August 2014!  We decided to go on a Princess Mission…we wanted to meet all of the Disney Princess, plus a few added favorites!...
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Coffee Required, but Trip Planning Will Do!

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October 3, 2014
Coffee Required, but Trip Planning Will Do!

I am tired.  Bushed.  Pooped.  Done in. But, isn’t that what’s supposed to happen to a mom of three children under age 5?  There is something that keeps me moving, despite this expected exhaustion, and that is the knowledge that there will time alone spent touring Disney parks on opposite ends of the country and...
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Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

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August 26, 2014
Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

From my first visit to Walt Disney World to now, I can’t believe the quantity and quality of advice there is for the first time visitor. On my first trip, I was mainly reliant on guidebooks, however now there is so much information available within a few clicks but the issue now is quality...
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