Let The Shenanigans Commence. Again!

Once again, Black Dog Productions is making our annual jaunt to the scene of the crime…and our favorite place for Black Dog shenanigans.  Because that is what we do best.



Want to be a part of the shenanigan making?  Want to feel as though you’re RIGHT THERE WITH US?  Then come along for the virtual nuttiness tour via FaceBook, Twitter, or Instagram.  From the food, to the drinks, to the food, to the drinks, to the….well, you get the idea, you’ll feel as though you’re right in the middle of the insanity that is sure to amuse, bemuse, and – let me just throw it out there – very possibly shock you!  Because that is how we roll here at BDRD.

Hang on.

It’s gonna get a little crazy.

Life is short.

So make sure you…

Enjoy the ride.

Have you ever been to New Orleans?  Did you partake of shenanigans NOLA style?  Did they involve Hurricanes, horses, or perhaps an unfortunate incident with a horse wearing Mardi Gras beads?  Don’t ask, just go with it…..

The Best Way To Do Disney – Adult Style

What’s the first thing you think of when someone says the word Disney?  Screaming children?  Screaming parents?  Bruised calves from getting run into by strollers?

Damn strollers...

Damn strollers…

One of the things that keeps me going back again and again is the ability to do a “kid-free as possible” Disney.  Want to know how?  I could tell you but then I’d have to, well, you know.  Okay, not really, but these are closely guarded grown-up secrets.  Don’t tell anyone else, okay?

Don't tell ANYBODY!

Don’t tell ANYBODY!

Pay attention now, ’cause I’m only going to say this once.  Unless I have another blonde moment and forget.  Which happens a lot.  Really.  A LOT.  (hubby snickers in the background)…

adult Disney

Keep in mind, this is just MY idea of doing Disney adult style.  I deny any knowledge of shenanigans you may encounter, nor am I available for bail money.

1.  Drinking around the world in Epcot – probably one of the most common shenanigan-making schemes for the over-sized Disney kid.  I can’t even count the amount of customized t-shirts I’ve seen boasting of said endeavors.  Of course, by the time most of these braggarts have reached Africa, they’re usually pretty much in a permanent face plant position.

Wha???  I can make it to Germany.....

Wha??? I can make it to Germany…..

2.  Getting the last available Fast Passes for the day – or just waiting until you see a monumental breakdown of a parent’s sanity while waiting in line for Space Mountain.  Then striking while the tempers are hot.  But tread carefully my friends, as that Everestal breakdown, (like what I did there?  Yeah, impressed myself too.) could quickly turn its fiery flames in your completely innocent direction.

I don't wanna go on Space Mountain! Suck it up Dad!

“I don’t wanna go on Space Mountain!
Suck it up Dad!”

3.  Make dinner ressies at a restaurant where no parent in their right mind would bring a kid – Victoria and Albert’s anyone?


I’ll have the escargot followed by the Beluga caviar, accompanied by a bottle of the 2009 Chateau Margaux. And a side of chocolate milk.

4.  Search out the little hidden corners – you never know what you may stumble across.  Like this hidden gem at the Boardwalk Inn.



5.  And what may be my personal favorite – casually, (and loudly), mentioning how there’s a free annual pass giveaway contest in the farthest remote corner of the hotel, thereby leading to your pick of best pool chairs, seats in the hot tub, or uninterrupted poolside bar service.  Not that I’ve EVER done anything even remotely as unDisney-spirited as this.  Not once.  Ever.  Swear.

Where'd everybody go??

Where’d everybody go??

I’m sure there’s plenty more you could come up with to make your next Disney trip more adult-oriented.  Feel free to add them to the list!  There’s just one requirement, which I’m sure you can figure out without too much trouble. #shenanigans


Enjoy the ride.

What do you do to make your Disney trips more adult-like?  Does it include shenanigans?  Or security being called?  Would you like it to??


Friday Funny

In honor of Groundhog Day, which I was conveniently under the weather for….




Enjoy the ride.

Happy Friday!  What kind of wonderous, wintry shenanigans do you have on tap for this weekend?  Do they include consumption of small, furry animals or vast quantities of wine and cheese?  Or is that just us?  Whatever trouble you may be up to, be safe, stay warm, and have a blast!