Cinderella’s Royal Table was our most desired reservation restaurant of the entire holiday. At a cost of two dining credits each, it was also the most expensive. Did the food, atmosphere, and characters make it worth the cost? Read my review and watch the vlog to find out.
What a great day. After running around Hollywood Studios the previously, we realised there was still a lot that we wanted to do in this park (anyone who says it’s a half-day park is wrong) so we ticked everything off our list and waved goodbye. This one has always been a favourite of mine, and I particularly enjoyed it this trip with all the new character meet and greets they’ve set up. It’s going to be amazing once the Toy Story and Star Wars lands open in a few years.
Once we were finished, we headed over to Magic Kingdom once again. There was a definite sprinkling of magic for us here. We ate delicious hot dogs at Casey’s Corner then took our desserts onto the hub grass. The castle show started and it felt pretty perfect. To complete the picture, Mary Poppins wanders out and stands near us on the grass to take pictures. Does life get better?
Since we were in the Magic Kingdom and it was the afternoon, we absolutely had to catch Festival of Fantasy. I love this parade so much and I always watch it from Frontierland. It’s become a bit of a tradition nowt. I love watching it there partly because the crowds are smaller than on Main Street, but mostly because I’m impatient. The parade sets off through the gates by Splash Mountain at three o’clock on the dot. If you’re sat waiting at the top of Main Street, it won’t arrive until at least 3.20pm and I don’t want to wait an extra twenty minutes. Call me lazy, but that’s how I like it!
We also got to catch the Muppets Show for the first time. It sounds bizarre, but it was so cool to see the Muppets in real life. Even in the MuppetVision Show in Hollywood Studios they’re just on a screen. I think they’re hilarious and I loved the new show. Before this, I hadn’t even realised that there was a second-story to the buildings in Liberty Square. I hope the show stays for a long time.
Watch the video below to see what else we got up to!
This week’s vlog might look like we’re slacking a bit. It appears that we casually go to ‘Ohana for an incredible evening meal, followed by an evening at Epcot. But what did we do for the rest of the day? Sleep?
In fact, a lot of our day did not get captured in the vlog. We started off at Typhoon Lagoon, going on all the slides and enjoying the wave pool for a few hours. I didn’t want to risk having my camera stolen from a locker or swallowed up in the wave pool, so I took the morning off vlogging.
Have a watch of this week’s vlog, then read on for all my tips, tricks and to hear about Typhoon Lagoon.
The Minnie Mouse ears I made have been catching a lot of attention, with some people wanting to buy them and others wanting to make a pair for themselves. As much as I’d love to start up a little business, I definitely won’t have the time. So instead, I’m taking what I learned from my attempts at making Minnie Mouse ears and sharing my secrets.
I first decided to make these when I was shopping around on Etsy. With most ears costing at least £15 plus postage, I decided it was well worth trying for myself before buying any. I set off to The Range, a nationwide shop that sells literally everything, and got crafting.
If you follow my tutorial, I’d love to see the ears that you make! Trust me, if I can do it then anyone can. Send your photos to me on twitter @farawaylisamae.
Today is the day – Disney dining reservation day! When visiting Walt Disney World, you are able to book dining reservations in the Disney restaurants up to 180 days in advance. And, even better, if you’re staying in a Disney resort you can book reservations on your 180 day date, plus the next ten days of your stay. Since we’re staying in Disney for ten nights, I was able to book all of our restaurants today.
I’m going to talk you through both the reservation process (so hopefully you will be able to navigate it a lot better than I did) and also the restaurants we have chosen and why they made it into our top 10.
I was very excited about being able to book advance dining reservations (ADRs) from 11am on Thursday, but it quickly turned to stress when the website was basically unusable. Everything I was clicking resulted in an error message, complete with a photo of Lady and the Tramp. Let me tell you, after an hour of trying an failing to book times, I was sick to death of those dogs!
Read on to find out which restaurants I managed to get…