• The Bechards Are Doing Alaska!

    We’ve booked our big vacation for 2019. The Bechards are doing Alaska next year! Our aim is to do one major family vacation a year, and sometimes it’s a real struggle to decide where that trip will be. There are just so many options out there!¬† 2019 happens to be an extra special year, because it’s my husband and I’s tenth wedding anniversary. Though we originally planned to do Hawaii, since that’s where we were married, we ran into a few issues. One, flight prices have not been favorable lately. And two, we knew we’d need to rent a car and that involves car seats – we really hate dealing…

  • What's the best age for Disney?

    The Best Age for Disney | When Should You Take Your Kids?

    I get this question a lot: What’s the best age for Disney? When should we aim to take our kids? To answer this in the most simple way possible, my answer is now. The best age for Disney is whatever age your kids are right now. The truth is, every age offers different advantages and disadvantages. In this post I’ll break those down and let you decide what matters most to you. The Best Age for Disney: Babies We’ve taken all of our kids to Disneyland and Walt Disney World while under the age of one. Truth be told, those trips were more about the rest of the family then…

  • Disney's Magical Express - a perk of staying on-site at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel

    Perks For Staying On-Site at a Walt Disney World Resort

    Planning a Walt Disney World Resort vacation can feel a bit daunting. From dining reservations to FastPass+, there’s a lot of organizing to be done if you want to maximize your time. Thankfully, Disney does their best to make your trip as easy and straightforward as possible, including offering perks for staying on-site at a Walt Disney World Resort. Perks For Staying On-Site at a Walt Disney World Resort Complimentary¬†MagicBands These bracelet beauties are, in my opinion, the most magical thing to come out of staying on-site at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel. Once you’ve made your reservations, you’ll be able to customize the colour and name on your…

  • Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line Are About To Get Even Better!

    Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line are about to get even better! I know, that’s kind of hard to comprehend, right? But it’s true! As announcement after announcement came out at the D23 Expo currently happening in Anaheim, it was pretty obvious that we, the guests, are in for a very exciting five years! Earlier this week I was telling myself that come 2019, we’d maybe take a little Disney break and focus on other travels. After all, we’ve been many times and we’ve experienced most of what Disney has to offer. But that’s just the thing with Disney, it never stays the same. They’re constantly evolving, refurbishing, and adding…

  • Participating in Jedi Training at Disney

    Jedi Training at Disney: How Does it Work?

    So you have a Jedi wannabe in your house. They’ve watched the films, they know the characters and they dream of defeating the Dark Side. They’re going to want to participate in Jedi Training at Disney on your upcoming trip! But how exactly does one get chosen to be up on that stage with a cloak and lightsaber? Jedi Training has changed a lot over the years. Being picked use to require your enthusiastic youngster to jump up and down in the crowd waving their arms wildly. Disney now uses a much more organized system that helps to avoid chaos and disappointment and ensures those selected can perform the actions…