Who’s a Planner? Not This Girl!!

17 Feb

Unless she really has to! And, really she has to these days 🙂

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Picture taken from http://www.margaritasmilesandmouse.com – Thanks Patty!

See, in 2 days I’m leaving for one of my favorite places in THE WORLD! Yeah, that’s right…I’m going to Walt Disney World!!! And I’ll be coming home with those three pretties up there! (Well, that’s the plan!)

It is runDisney Princess Half Marathon Weekend again!!! This year they’re adding a new race and a new Challenge — The Enchanted 10K and the Princess Half Marathon run together will get you the Glass Slipper Challenge medal!

So there’s costume planning, there’s meetup planning, there’s play in the park planning. And this time, there’s Meal Planning. Yeah…usually I tend to fly by the seat of my pants when it comes to eating. Especially when I’m at Disney World.

But, occasionally I will buy a package and sometimes that package includes the Disney Dining Plan. And sometimes there are actual sit-down meals involved. Now, at Disney, most of the time you need to make reservations for these “Table Service” meals and this is where my trouble starts!! So a few weeks ago, I decided to start making my ADRs (Advanced Dining Reservations) which meant that I was going to have to decide where to eat. Like…now! A. Not so good at making decisions and 2. How do I know what I’m going to want to eat in 2 weeks??!

Anyway…I made my Round One reservations a couple of weeks ago. Then, of course, this past weekend I made Round Two. It involved lots of juggling and rearranging and finally, I think, I have arrived at a plan! For the most part, I’m trying out all new places. Though, I do plan to eat at the Whispering Canyon Cafe at Wilderness Lodge – This is a fun place to go with a group of people and I imagine it will be just as fun with one! I bring my own fun with me 🙂 This will be my only “repeat” restaurant on this trip. 

One thing you can expect during my trip is LOTS of food pictures. And lots of FUN pictures!!

Up next — FastPass+ planning and the ever popular Magic Band!

9 Responses to “Who’s a Planner? Not This Girl!!”

  1. Karen :0) February 18, 2014 at 8:17 am #

    Have SO much fun and have a great race! WCC is one of my family’s favorites!! 😀

  2. DisBroad Summer @RunningwithPixies February 18, 2014 at 1:00 am #

    I completely agree about the ADRs. I only have 1 this trip! I’m such a moody eater I never know what I’m going to feel like and I hate to be locked into a park because of an ADR later on in the day.

    • outrunningthefork February 18, 2014 at 5:21 am #

      I tried to make most of mine outside of parks for that reason!! Plus limited park days helped me branch out!! The good side is that having ADR’s and getting the dining plan kind of force me to eat – otherwise I’d not eat properly at all! As it is, I’m likely to have at least 2 counter service meals left on Monday!

  3. Meranda@fairytalesandfitness February 17, 2014 at 9:43 pm #

    We are leaving for Disney too! We’ve only made one ADR! We don’t like to be locked into too many things because ya never know what you can get into at Disney! Have a safe trip!

  4. Sandra Baumann February 17, 2014 at 6:38 pm #

    I had an awesome dinner of wild meat medallions (elk, bison and ?)…so good!

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