Disney Parks Moms Panel Search – Succeeding through Failure

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The 2016 Disney Parks Moms Panel Search starts a week from tomorrow, at 10am ET on September 8th.  I made it to the finals last year (my second time applying) but wasn’t one of the 22 new panelists selected.  I’m not going to lie to you, it hurt…a lot. We had just driven down to Walt Disney World for our annual Thanksgiving week trip and I’d gone by myself to the Magic Kingdom to purchase … Continue reading

WDW Star Wars Races!

Just announced: WDW Star Wars Races (this is where I get to say “I told you so!”)!  Way back in May 2014, right after runDisney announced the first Star Wars Half series at Disneyland, I put together some wishful thinking, speculation and hints to come up with this post where I guessed that there would be a runDisney Star Wars race series at WDW as well. Over the last few months, we’ve seen more and … Continue reading

TotR: Running Bras

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Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are dishing on running bras on today’s Tuesdays on the Run. Depending on your personal shape, running bra shopping can be easy or very very difficult.  I’ve found that the bigger the bra, the more difficult it is to find the right match.  It’s probably because those of us with larger attributes tend to require more of our running bras. I’ve tried a … Continue reading

Tony’s Town Square Restaurant

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Tony’s Town Square Restaurant in the Magic Kingdom is one of our favorite sit down dining choices. It’s not one of the “hot” dining reservations but I believe it’s a great option, especially for families.  It’s located right at the park entrance, on Main Street USA, just to the right as you come through the gates.  Here are the seven reasons I love eating at Tony’s: The theme.  Lady and the Tramp is one of … Continue reading

Friday Five: Five Things I’ll Be Doing In Five Years

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Today’s topic for the Friday Five with Cynthia at You Signed Up for What, Mar at Mar on the Run and Courtney at Eat Pray Run DC is Five Things I’ll Be Doing in Five Years.  While I can’t see into the future, here’s what I hope it’ll look like. Running!  I hope to still be running races five years from now.  Hopefully still at the half marathon level at least, with maybe a couple … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Retro

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Wordless Wednesday’s topic is Retro!  What a fun one.  I’ve been going to Walt Disney World since I was a toddler, so retro means memories to me.  Here are a few of my favorites! Me chowing down at The Crystal Palace.  Note: more current photos of the same subject look just about the same! I have photos of my kids with those same giddy grins!And the parades are magical, no matter the decade! I’m linking … Continue reading

TotR: Runners Who Inspire Me

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Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are offering an interesting topic on today’s Tuesdays on the Run.  Tell us about a runner you admire, look up to or who inspires you.  I’ve got to be honest, I’m inspired by just about every single runner out there.  It’s not easy to get out there week after week and just making it to the start line is a big accomplishment. I’m … Continue reading

Disney 2020 Updates from 2015 D23 Expo

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What an exciting weekend for Disney news!  While I wasn’t one of the lucky ones who got the news first hand at the D23 Expo, I had a great time following along from home.  So, what’s in store for the future?  Let’s look at the upcoming treats in my best guess of chronological order! Later this year, the Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen restaurant is scheduled to open in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom.  … Continue reading

Legacy

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When two of my favorite brands, Disney (my favorite destination) and H2O+ (my favorite body butter of all time…seriously I am slightly embarrassed about how much of this I have stocked up on!) announced a new campaign and a great giveaway, I was excited to be a part of it. This campaign celebrates Walt Disney Records’ The Legacy Collection, commemorating some of the best loved classic Disney films and soundtracks. They are asking us to … Continue reading

TotR: Fall Race Schedule

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Today’s Tuesdays on the Run topic is near and dear to my heart…fall race schedules!  I am good with summer for about six weeks and then I’m over it.  Unfortunately I live in Florida, so we get about six months of summer.  By August I’m actively plotting ways to move to Vermont (or maybe somewhere at high altitude) to get away from the heat and humidity.  So imagining how wonderful my fall races will be … Continue reading