Come on Em,....rooting for you!
Re: Disneyland... [well too far for me] but at DisneyWorld here in Fl. there is a Disney Village that is free [other than the restaurants and stores to shop in] but a great spot to meet up and plenty of jumping water thingys etc to keep kids entertained.
My challenge 'strategy'...On the 1st of the month when the challenges come out, I jot them all down, and think it through as to what I can create that will go with what and by whom.
My overall most favorite is still the desktop challenge. I really use it! Those little squares around the dates are days DD is working, and I might have David. For the end of July...."the" beach!!