Tower of Terror 10 miler 2014 recap

tower of terror 10 miler

On October 4th I got to run in my longest race so far, The Tower of Terror 10 miler.  It was an evening race, so while I was in the Magic Kingdom for about two hours in the morning, I spent the afternoon napping and resting up.  I grabbed a pasta dinner at the Grand Floridian Café at 5:00, and then headed back to the room to get ready for the race!

My friends and I dressed up as characters from Alice in Wonderland.

My friends and I dressed up as characters from Alice in Wonderland.

My friends and I got into our race costumes and made all of our last minute preparations. I made sure everything I had to bring was packed into my Flip Belt, and I filled up my water bottle.  We attached our bibs, took some pictures, and made our way to transportation.  Unlike the Princess Half weekend, not every hotel was a host hotel for the race this time.  We were staying at the Grand Floridian, which was not a host hotel.  But the Polynesian was, so we walked over there to grab a bus around 7:15.  We even passed a photopass photographer on the walk over!

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Etsy Spotlight: Groovy Baby Action Gear

belle running sleevesI have to admit that with the awful weather we’ve had lately, I haven’t been running nearly as much as I should – especially with the Enchanted 10k creeping up on me in February!  But if there’s anything to get me motivated, it’s thinking about my costume that I’m going to wear!  I’m going as my favorite princess, Belle, from Beauty and the Beast.  And one of the components of my running outfit is some arm sleeves from Etsy shop Groovy Baby Action Gear.

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September Monthly Roundup

Hello everyone, and welcome to September!  For me it’s a great month.  I love when the weather cools down a little, and our anniversary is tomorrow so that’s always a good time to celebrate.  Plus, if you’re visiting Disney it’s a great time of year to go!  We went in September two years ago for our honeymoon and loved it.  The parks were empty and no lines for anything.  Hope your September will be magical!

Disney in your Day

Disney in your Day news

Lots of exciting news for the blog!  First of all, we just finished our first giveaway.  Congratulations to Monique Brown Phelps for winning!  I hope you enjoy your prize!  And for everyone else, don’t fret, because there will definitely be more giveaways to come.  I have a few pretty exciting ones lined up, so stayed tuned!

A lot of you mentioned that you like seeing craft projects and recipes, so expect a lot more of those posts.  I’ll also be keeping you up to date with theme park news and sharing theme park related posts, including planning tips and visiting Disney on a budget.  I have some friends in the parks right now or visiting soon that are going to share their thoughts on Magic Bands, so if you’re curious about that then we’ll have some info to share.  And now that the fall season is starting I also want to share seasonally related things.  Have any photos of Disney themed autumn decor?  Send them to if you’d like to be featured!

Finally, I have a really exciting project I’m working on that I plan to get up the first week of October.  It’s something for the holiday season and I think you all will love it!  I can’t reveal anything yet, but I can’t tell you how excited I am about it!  So for those of you that like crafts, Christmas, and giveaways, this new project/column will debut in October!

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