Bounceback to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Bounceback to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Disney, Saving Money
162/365 This post contains affiliate links which may earn me a small commission if you use them. Thank you for supporting my blog! Bounceback offers are no longer just for Disney World! You can book a cheap vacation with Get Away Today for this spring, and receive a voucher for $50 off another vacation later this year. Go Now! The great…
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Trip Report: Universal Orlando, (Part 2) Day 5

Trip Report: Universal Orlando, (Part 2) Day 5

Disney, Travel
153/365 In yesterday's post, we finished up our stay at Universal Orlando, but I had a small surprise for the kids: We're going to Disney! We stayed our last night at Pop Century to explore the Walt Disney Resort and have a character breakfast at BoardWalk Inn. You can read Part 1 about our budget and planning here, Day 1…
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Adjusting Our Travel Goal

Adjusting Our Travel Goal

Disney
113/365 Over the past two weeks, I've been mulling over the efficacy of our goal of getting Disney Premier Passports starting in September. When Disneyland surreptitiously raised ticket prices overnight almost two weeks ago, I had to take a step back and reevaluate. Here are my top three reasons to adjust my goal, and if you click on the heading,…
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Scheduling Travel Around the School Calendar

Scheduling Travel Around the School Calendar

Travel
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 the "take them out" camp, even as a former teacher. I think the benefits of travel—no matter if it is to theme parks or Grandma's house in another state—are superior to anything a child will…
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Looking Ahead at Disneyland and Disney World

Looking Ahead at Disneyland and Disney World

Disney
106/365 The recent hike in Disneyland prices has got me thinking, and reassessing our current travel goal of Disney Premier Passports, which grant annual pass privileges to both Disneyland and Disney World in one year. I am still really excited about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opening at both resorts, but there are other things on the horizon that are pretty…
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Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

Disney, Saving Money
101/365 Ironically, I just posted my goal update for our Premier Passports yesterday, and this morning, Disneyland raised their prices on every. single. ticket. Yep. Even on the Premier Passports, which jumped $382 each overnight. That's $1146.06 more for the three of us to get Premier Passports next year. (Fingers crossed they don't raise the price again before September!) I…
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Off We Go!

Off We Go!

Disney, Feature Articles, Travel
Today is my daughter's 10th birthday, so it's also my 10th anniversary of becoming a mom. When I quit my job as a teacher eight months after she was born, I celebrated by starting a 365 blog. It was a lot of fun documenting our adventures together, and I felt a daily sense of purpose in writing. 365 Daily Blog…
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