I cannot believe that I am saying this, since we just went to Walt Disney World 3 months ago, but we’re planning ANOTHER trip to Walt Disney World for this summer! This is totally bragging and I don’t care: between Mr. Geek and I we have some VERY talented family members. One in particular, my younger cousin and his team, just recently won an insanely prestigious design contest. We're planning to go visit him! You can read the Disney Imaginations 2019 press release here. Now how many do I need to plan to become a Disney pro? Here is what I have learned so … [Read more...] about Disney World Vacation Planning Tips — Learn from Our Mistakes!
There are many ways to show a new home owner that you care. Mr. Geek and I recently moved into our new home. My friend, Becca, came to visit. She showed up with a delicious pizza from one of my FAVORITE pizza places in our previous hometown (also, I couldn’t remember the last time I had ACTUAL pizza!). “I had full intention of bringing a cute housewarming gift,” Becca said, “but you’re probably so overwhelmed with stuff everywhere--so I just thought I would feed you.” And that, readers, is my kind of thinking: thoughtful and practical. Here are some of my favorite … [Read more...] about Housewarming Gifts–On a Budget!
Does someone in your Walt Disney World party have a food allergy? Mr. Geek and I recently returned from our Thanksgiving Disney World trip. Mr. Geek is gluten free and dairy free. Although I was worried he would not have as many options to enjoy, the cast members at Walt Disney World proved us wrong! Keep reading to find out what we learned about dining with food allergies in Walt Disney World. Menus are available online and through the My Disney Experience App. Researching restaurants before your trip is easier than ever! Menus are available on the Disney … [Read more...] about Food Allergies in Disney World: Know Before You Go
No matter how hard we study the Disney World crowd calendars, many of us do not have schedules that allow us to take time off outside of the busiest times of the year. Thanksgiving in Disney World is one of the most popular times for visitors to enter the parks because many have the time off. Mr. Geek and I just returned from our Thanksgiving trip with lots of tips and advice to share! If you are in one of the professions with pre-scheduled vacations, should you go to Disney World for Thanksgiving? Continue reading to find out. Is it crowded? This is always a difficult question to answer. … [Read more...] about Should You Go To Disney World for Thanksgiving?
I don’t mention this on the blog very often (well, I try not to) but I am a middle school English teacher. Halloween 2017 was my first year teaching in a new school. I was told that Halloween was a BIG holiday at this school--even the administration dresses up and participates. Now I’m never one to shy away from a little school spirit and participation! But between learning the culture of a new school, lesson plans, and grading, time got away from me a bit. I needed a costume FAST. Miss Trunchbull, the principal of Roald Dahl’s book Matilda, was a budget-friendly, last minute costume … [Read more...] about Halloween on a Budget: Miss Trunchbull