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
Updated: July 2019 Mr. Geek and I are going to Disney World this fall. This is our third trip for both of us, but first time together. I cannot even start to describe how excited I am! My last trip to Disney World was in 2011--a junior in college with my mom, stepdad, and siblings. I saw couples and families wearing themed and matching shirts. As much of a Disney Girl as I am, I doubted myself, "Would I really be one of those people one day to put everyone in matching shirts?" Well it turns out, yes. Yes, I am. But they have to be THE RIGHT shirts. They have to... … [Read more...] about 7 Best Couples Shirts for Disney World on Etsy
This post includes affiliate links. When purchasing through these links, you are supporting Creating Chrissy but with no additional cost to you. For more information, please see my Disclosures and Legal page. When Mr. Geek came up to our home away from home for a mini-vacation to celebrate our anniversary, I knew I had to put together a surprise for him to find when he walked in. What did I decide on? A Toilet Paper Cake! Why did I decide on a toilet paper cake, you ask? The traditional wedding gift on a first wedding anniversary is paper. I think toilet paper counts! Mr. … [Read more...] about DIY Paper Anniversary Toilet Paper Cake
So, you’ve been convinced and want to have a small wedding ceremony in Old Orchard Beach, Maine?! Look no further! Today I am sharing our wedding day details to help spark some inspiration for your big day. Our Wedding Day: August 12, 2017 Location: Old Orchard Beach, Maine Old Orchard Beach is a special place to both of us for many reasons. It just seemed like a no brainer to get married where we already enjoy our home away from home. Lodging: Local Seasonal Campsites & Campgrounds! Mr. Geek and I already paid for the season. My brother and dad were the sites … [Read more...] about How to Throw A Small Beach Wedding in Old Orchard Beach