vacation planning Archive

  • After my first entry in my in preparation for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration about visiting Walt Disney World solo with kids, I thought it’d be fun to highlight my personal top 5 experiences for first timers. Since there are 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World, I could […]

    Top 5 Must-Do’s for First Time Walt Disney World Visitors

    After my first entry in my in preparation for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration about visiting Walt Disney World solo with kids, I thought it’d be fun to highlight my personal top 5 experiences for first timers. Since there are 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World, I could […]

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  • As a Florida resident living within 10 minutes of the magic, I will admit to taking a day trip or two with the kids while my husband was at work, just because we could. Some of my favorite memories are of the times I was able to say “Guess what? […]

    Solo Parent-friendly Disney World Planning

    As a Florida resident living within 10 minutes of the magic, I will admit to taking a day trip or two with the kids while my husband was at work, just because we could. Some of my favorite memories are of the times I was able to say “Guess what? […]

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  • Those of us familiar with the Central Florida area might think it’s easy to have 67 days of smiles, but the Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau wanted to put that to the test. The CVB held a contest looking for Smile Ambassadors willing to ‘take one for the team’ and […]

    67 Days of Smiles!

    Those of us familiar with the Central Florida area might think it’s easy to have 67 days of smiles, but the Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau wanted to put that to the test. The CVB held a contest looking for Smile Ambassadors willing to ‘take one for the team’ and […]

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  • This morning I woke up to a nice rainy day here in ZannaLand, and I thought I’d share my favorite things to do in Disney World when you experience some of Florida’s infamous “liquid sunshine”. Of course, the first thing to remember is that you will not melt. Unless there […]

    Rainy Day Fun at Disney World

    This morning I woke up to a nice rainy day here in ZannaLand, and I thought I’d share my favorite things to do in Disney World when you experience some of Florida’s infamous “liquid sunshine”. Of course, the first thing to remember is that you will not melt. Unless there […]

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  • As a child, my family discovered the wonder of Disney Resort properties after our 2nd or 3rd visit. I was still young enough at the time to be in complete awe when we arrived from the Orlando airport at the Lake Buena Vista check-in building (now the Amateur Athletics Association […]

    Which Disney Resort is Best for Me? Disney Resorts Overview:

    As a child, my family discovered the wonder of Disney Resort properties after our 2nd or 3rd visit. I was still young enough at the time to be in complete awe when we arrived from the Orlando airport at the Lake Buena Vista check-in building (now the Amateur Athletics Association […]

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  • My parents, like most couples, were complete opposites. My mom is a Type A planner, list-maker and agenda-keeper. Even before she settled into her 3rd career of selling cruises, I used to call her our family Cruise Director. My dad, on the other hand, was as laid back as they […]

    Disney Vacation Planning 101

    My parents, like most couples, were complete opposites. My mom is a Type A planner, list-maker and agenda-keeper. Even before she settled into her 3rd career of selling cruises, I used to call her our family Cruise Director. My dad, on the other hand, was as laid back as they […]

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