Author Archive: pixiebrenda

Planning McKinley’s Birthday Trip

My second granddaughter will be celebrating her 5th birthday next week. The day before that, we will be surprising her at her party with a special trip to Walt Disney World. A 5th birthday is a big deal in our family. We don’t plan princess makeovers or dining at Cinderella’s Royal Table during our annual family trips. These experiences are…
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Weekly Disney News Round-up

Disney news round-up

Welcome to my new weekly series, the Weekly Disney News Round-up. There is so much news coming out about Disney right now, from many different sources. I decided that it’s important to keep you all up-to-date by picking the ones I thought were particularly relevant and putting them in one place. So, without further ado, here is a look at…
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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

If you’re traveling to Walt Disney World this Fall, you will have the opportunity to attend a fun and not-so-scary Halloween event at the Magic Kingdom. This annual spooktacular celebration runs for 36 nights this year, from August 16-November 1. The Magic Kingdom closes to the public at 6:00 PM on the days the party is offered. Mickey’s Not So…
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My Weekly Reset

Every Saturday evening I sit down in my office and do a Weekly Reset.  I turn on some music, close the door and focus on the upcoming week. My weekly reset sets me up to have a productive week ahead. It includes meal planning, preparing my grocery list, grocery shopping, organizing the fridge, making my checklist for meal prep (I…
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My Best Advice: Book Walt Disney World in January

You may have seen my Facebook post a few days ago that Disneyland ticket prices increased over the weekend. They increased by a pretty dramatic margin. Walt Disney World has increased its prices for 30 years in a row, and for the past 5 years these ticket price increases have snuck in during quiet Sunday mornings early in February. Disney…
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Favorite Travel Find of 2018 + GIVEAWAY!

It’s always great finding new systems or products that make traveling easier. I have been pretty impressed by stroller clips and other items I have listed on this site. Today, I am highlighting my favorite travel find for 2018. It is (drum roll please…) PACKING CUBES! One of the hardest things for me while packing for a trip is fitting…
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