Getting in Shape for Disney World

I think most of us are not where we want to be as far as weight and fitness goes. I have been going to the gym for quite some time and just finished P90x workouts. Still I have a ways to go to get ready for Disney World this September.I signed up for this website called Spark People a few years ago in attempts to get in shape. It is free and will track, monitor, and assist you with getting in shape. It was great and I used the site for about a month till I just got busy with other things … [Read more...]

Virtual Celebration for Earth Day

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Disney's popular online game site Club Penguin celebrated Earth Day the best way they know how -- virtually.From April 21-26, Club Penguin users could take part in activities that educated them about the importance of Earth Day and why it's important to help the environment. Users could use coins that they earned to purchase special Earth Day-themed costumes for their penguin, as well as visit areas of the map that had been re-themed to appear more like the habitats of some endangered … [Read more...]

Disneyland Tips and Tricks – Some Helpful Planning Tips

Before arriving:Book dining 60 days in advance- great way to celebrate your 2 month mark.Have kids get involved with saving- cans, bottles, selling cookies, working around the neighborhood.  Then put some of the money on Disney gift cards for them to spend when they arrive!  You can also use the cards to show them they are going!  Walgreens has gift cards you can choose the amount to put on them.  Sam's Club has $100 gift cards with a bonus $10 Disney Store gift card for under … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Tips and Tricks: Packing Tips


I have some time-saving tips I would love to share with you. Whether you are a frequent visitor to “the World” or if you are planning your first magical visit, I hope you will find this information helpful. Up on the top shelf of my closet, I have what I refer to as my Disney Trunk. The contents of this oversized plastic bin have been very important to me over our last eleven years of traveling to Walt Disney World, as it keeps all of our necessities in one place, which makes packing time … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Tips And Tricks: Photo Tips


I take a LOT of photos on every visit to Walt Disney World and have literally thousands of them loaded on to my computer. That being said, I am neither a professional nor a particularly talented photographer. I just shoot what I like. This group of tips will focus primarily on photography and some of the things that will make taking photos both easier and hopefully satisfying to you, the photographer. By the way, I've made ALL of the mistakes I refer to here:Before You Go: Be familiar with … [Read more...]