Saving For Disney – Week 5

So, first off, I have to ask you all, how is your savings going?  The first month is complete - we're at the last day of January and those change jars are likely starting to fill up! I've broken the $100 mark, and I am happy with that.  Far from my monthly goal, but it's been a cold month and my oil tank seems hungry.  It's also been a slow month at work, so tips were down to almost half of my usual amount.  January is a hard month to begin a … [Read more...]

Saving For Disney – Week 3/4 Giveaway!

*The contest in this post is open to Canadian residents only.  My apologies to those who are not able to participate.* So it's week 4 already.  Sorry I missed last week.  But life has been a bit crazy over here... We've been putting our pennies in our Disney jar and having a blast doing it.  Have you received your Vacation Planning DVD yet?  The thing that I have noticed most since our savings journey began is that every time I see a Disney … [Read more...]

Tips On How To Save For Disney – Week 2

So by now you have probably figured out your safe number.  The minimum amount of money you need to have saved to make your Disney Dream come true.  What is that number (you can tell me in a comment below)  If you still don't have that magic number yet, head on over to DisneyParks.ca and price your dream vacation. Check out week 1 to see how I came up with my number. I have to tell you that just as I started writing this, a commercial for Walt … [Read more...]

Tips on How To Save For Disney – Week 1

So it is week one in my goal for the year.  We're two days in and I'm off to a decent start.  Obviously my goal is to save enough money for my family of 4 to go to Disney World in early 2014.  The total that I have decided that I need is $6000.  I know - that sound like (and is) a lot of money for 1 week of fun, but for what I want out of our trip, it is worth it. I have spent a few hours on Disneyparks.ca, going to rates and … [Read more...]

She’s Connected Conference

  Once again, I'm taking off on a jet plane and heading out to the She's Connected Conference in Toronto. I attended this conference last year, and was excited to be chosen again. I'm am thrilled to have the opportunity to mingle with my peers. The ladies that I work with every day, the people who are my support system online.  Events like this are perfect for us.  A way for us to build on the relationships that we've started online. I … [Read more...]

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