Planning

Disney planning tips, tricks, and advice.

Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

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April 16, 2015
Size Friendly Disney series: Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach

If you are anything like I am, the idea of going to a water park gives you an uneasy feeling. I know there will be people of all shapes and sizes there. Yet, all I can think of is the wiggle in my step. That is why the next in our series is the...
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The Joy and Pain of Last Minute WDW Travel

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April 14, 2015
The Joy and Pain of Last Minute WDW Travel

Much to my family’s annoyance, I have been moping about since my last Walt Disney World visit in early December because it didn’t look like I would get back to my favorite place on Earth before my annual pass ran out at the end of April. After significant pouting and not-so-subtle hinting, my husband...
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DisneyQuest: A Rainy Day Diversion from the Theme Parks (and the Cold)

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April 5, 2015
DisneyQuest: A Rainy Day Diversion from the Theme Parks (and the Cold)

I had recently been invited to go to DisneyQuest with my cousin who works for Disney and was able to get some free “Family and Friends” passes for us. He works very hard, just like all the Disney Cast members so he’s deserving of this wonderful benefit! I figured, why not! It’s February and it’s cold,...
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Disney Vacation Goers Magical Mistakes – Staying Off Property

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April 2, 2015
Disney Vacation Goers Magical Mistakes – Staying Off Property

Whether it is your first time or 100th time going on vacation to Walt Disney World it should be one of the most incredible experiences in your lifetime. Yet, many people find ways to make their trip to this magical paradise less fun. On this past Friday’s WDW FanZone BlogCast #58 we discussed mistakes...
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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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The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

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March 24, 2015
The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are doing good! It’s finally SPRINGTIME!! We all survived winter! Well, mostly survived! We have one last blast of cold and snow here in Chicago this week, then it will begin to warm up again and hopefully stay on the warmer side! I wanted to share with...
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Preparing What To Take On Your Disney Vacation

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March 19, 2015
Preparing What To Take On Your Disney Vacation

  Spring is just around the corner and for many that means it is time to get ready for an upcoming vacation to Walt Disney World. So, with that thought in mind I have put together a list of things for you to consider as you prepare for your Disney vacation.   Pack clothing...
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Thinking of Taking a Trip to Walt Disney World with an Autistic Child? Here is Why You Should!

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March 17, 2015
Thinking of Taking a Trip to Walt Disney World with an Autistic Child? Here is Why You Should!

Many times parents of children with disabilities put off traveling because they are too exhausted to actually plan the trip. When you are taking care of children without disabilities life can be stressful and tiring. Add in the disability, and life is abundantly overwhelming. We have been lifelong visitors of Walt Disney World. Jack-Jack...
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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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The Race to the Starting Line

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March 14, 2015
The Race to the Starting Line

The runDisney events are a great addition to your Disney vacation and a great way to get your family more active, both before and during your trip.  Many who have participated in these events will tell you that running the race is the easy part.  With many races filling up in hours and sometimes...
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