Daily tips and tricks to help you achieve your travel goals

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Swag Code Extravaganza!
16 Jan 2019
Swag Code Extravaganza!
111/365 Today Swagbucks is hosting a Swag Code Extravaganza. This means that they will be putting out six Swag Codes throughout the day, usually ev...
Disney Quick Tip: Ask for the Back!
15 Jan 2019
Disney Quick Tip: Ask for the Back!
110/365 I know a lot of people are inclined to want to sit up front on rides if they have a choice, but I'm here to tell you that the back is the b...
Scheduling Travel Around the School Calendar
14 Jan 2019
Scheduling Travel Around the School Calendar
109/365 I've seen a few posts around the Interwebs recently about the controversy surrounding taking kids out of school for travel. I am solidly in...
Winter Getaway Team Challenge
13 Jan 2019
Winter Getaway Team Challenge
108/365 There's a new Team Challenge over on Swagbucks that starts tomorrow. You can join today to make sure that any points you earn starting at 1...
Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples
12 Jan 2019
Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples
107/365 Starting tomorrow, you can pick up some fee-free Visa gift cards at Staples. I use my Chase Ink Business Plus to get 5x Ultimate Rewards at...
Looking Ahead at Disneyland and Disney World
11 Jan 2019
Looking Ahead at Disneyland and Disney World
106/365 The recent hike in Disneyland prices has got me thinking, and reassessing our current travel goal of Disney Premier Passports, which grant ...
Top 10 Gadgets for Travel
10 Jan 2019
Top 10 Gadgets for Travel
105/365 Over the years, we've accumulated a selection of things to help make traveling, especially with kids, a lot easier. Here are our top ten. I...
Trip Report: Flagstaff
09 Jan 2019
Trip Report: Flagstaff
104/365 When I say we rarely get snow in Phoenix, I mean it. The only time I remember snow on the ground in Phoenix was when I was in high school. ...

About Me

 Hello, I’m Debra! My husband once remarked, “I think you love planning vacations more than the actual vacation!” Wise words, and maybe a little bit true.

I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and grew up taking family vacations to Disneyland. Now I love to share my love of all things Disney with my husband and two kids. We take trips to Disneyland at least once a year, made it over to the East coast in 2016 to introduce the kids to Disney World, and even sprung for annual passes to Disneyland in 2017.

Now, my goal is to spend the ultimate year of Disney coming up in 2019-2020: Premier Passes, which allow you to visit parks on both coasts in one year. And they ain’t cheap. One pass is over $1500! But, you know, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge is coming, and we have to be there for that!

While Disney is great, I do acknowledge that there are other places to explore, taking the family to places like Hawaii, New York City, Washington, DC, Costa Rica, and Yellowstone. I have a bucket list to visit every state in the US, and only have three more states to cross off. (Did someone say Alaska cruise?!) We also have our future travel sights set on other international destinations like Europe, New Zealand, and Cuba. This year, my daughter entered 4th grade, so we will be taking advantage of the free National Parks pass that is offered to every 4th grader in the country.

So I invite you to come along on my journey to achieve my travel goals and maybe you can learn how to achieve yours as well!

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