Festive Fun At The Friends Of ANCHOR Silent Disco Walking Tour

Last night Quinn and I were kindly invited to the VIP launch of the Friends of ANCHOR Silent Disco Adventure Tour at the Aberdeen Christmas Village. Friends of ANCHOR is a local cancer charity based in the North East of Scotland and are this years chosen charity for Aberdeen’s Christmas Village, which is organised by Aberdeen Inspired.

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I had never been to a silent disco prior to last night so although I had an idea, I really did not know what to fully expect. Quinn and I were each given a set of headphones at the start of the tour by the lovely Lauren from Jeff and Lauren in the Morning over on Northsound 1. Lauren started our tour off, before handing us over to our tour guide from Silent Adventures, the team that brought you this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Silent Disco. Our tour guide led us around the village for half an hour of music, dancing and festive fun! Each time I took in my surroundings, everyone involved in the tour were dancing with the biggest smiles on their faces! The most magical thing happens once you have those headphones on, you dance like no one is watching! Both Quinn and I had so much fu, we did not stop laughing throughout! There were some Disney hits of course which made our night! I would definitely recommend the tour for an evening of family fun to get you in the festive mood, all while raising funds for a precious charity.

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Tours take place in the Aberdeen Christmas Village and surrounding area and tickets can be pre booked by emailing info@friendsofanchor.org. A limited number of tickets can also be purchased on the day from the ticket booth at the Christmas Village. The attraction is suitable for ages five and over, but babies in arms are welcome at no charge. Unfortunately prams cannot be accommodated for on the tour.

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Tickets are priced at £10 per adult, £7.50 per child (age 5 to 12) or £25 for a family of four (two adults and two children). By supporting this festive, fundraising campaign, you will be supporting the thousands of people affected by cancer or haematology diagnosis, who receive treatment in the North East of Scotland. All profits go directly to Friends of ANCHOR which is amazing!

Alannah x

Some items in this post are gifted. As always all views and experiences are my own.

Walt Disney World Mobile Ordering Explained

One of the greatest recent changes to come to the Walt Disney World Resort is the ability to order and pay for your food ahead on the My Disney Experience mobile app. With most Quick Service restaurant locations now participating throughout the resort, you can now spend less time in line ordering and more time making those precious Disney memories! Today I’m going to talk about how you can place your order and the experience we had with mobile ordering on our most recent Walt Disney World tripWalt Disney World trip.

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Although we love eating at table service locations throughout the resort, its not always feasible or time effective to eat at these restaurants on a daily basis. Often we enjoy taking food back to our room after a busy day, or eating lunch in the parks and that is where mobile ordering has saved us lots of vacation time indeed! During our stay at the Polynesian Resort, Captain Cooks participated in the service as well as Contempo Cafe at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and we took advantage of the mobile ordering at these locations every day. On every occasion apart from one, our order was ready within a minimal wait time. On the occasion that it wasn’t, we had to wait just as long as waiting in line to order would, but the restaurant was exceptionally busy and management at the location did apologise for the delay.

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To start a mobile order, you first need to ensure that you have downloaded the My Disney Experience app to your mobile device, which can be found in the app store or Google store. Next you can either tap the + icon and select “Order Food”, or by selecting Dining in the drop down menu when using the map of the location you are in. From there, you can select the restaurant and tap on “Order Food”. The next page that opens up will allow you to build your order, listing the food and drinks available at that location. You can also customise certain menu items to your liking. Once you have selected your items, tap the basket icon at the top right of the page which takes you to your order summery. If you have a card linked to your My Disney Experience account it will show up here as a payment method, or you can add a new card as payment. Currently, you can only pay for your order using a credit card, debit card or Disney Dining Plan.

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Once you arrive at the restaurant, tap on “I’m Here, Prepare My Order”. A notification will then be sent to the app when your food is ready to collect from the window and enjoy!

All this talk of Disney food is making me hungry for sure!

Alannah x

 

 

 

A Magical Surprise Stay At Disney’s Polynesian Resort

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The biggest surprise of our last Walt Disney World trip was of course Quinn finding out about our stay at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. Today I’m going to talk about how we managed to keep it a surprise and what magical little treat was waiting for us at Orlando International Airport.

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Our Little Peter Pan’s favourite resort is the Polynesian and last time we stayed there, he got sick and we spent two days in our hotel room. Not the best memory to have of your favourite place, so Kevin and I really wanted to make it up to him. We told him that we were going to stay at Pop Century, not a total lie as we were for the last two nights until we swapped it out for Grand Destino at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort!

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As we were staying on the Monorail loop for most of our trip, we didn’t hire a car and booked Disney’s Magical Express to take us to the Polynesian. Our plan was to check in at the Magical Express desk and when we got in line, point out to Quinn that our bus wasn’t going to Pop Century but Polynesian instead!

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Upon arrival at Orlando International Airport, we collected our luggage (after an hour delay due to lightening!) and made our way down to ground transportation. As we approached the desk Quinn called out to Boomer, a Minnie Van cast member who had driven us around Walt Disney World! He came over and gave us the best news, he was driving us straight to the Polynesian in his Minnie Van! We were all very surprised and extremely grateful! The Minnie Van Service Airport Shuttle picks up or drops off between Orlando International Airport and any Walt Disney World Resort hotel.

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This was our first experience in a Minnie Van outwith Walt Disney World and it was magical! Boomer helped us with our bags, made us feel comfortable and best of all, was in on the surprise for Quinn! Inside the Minnie Van, Boomer put on the TV which was showing movie shorts for Quinn to watch. There was a selection of super cute Disney World books for us to read including It’s a Small World and Haunted Mansion. Snacks and drinks were plentiful and included a selection of coke products, Smart Water and Ghiradelli chocolates and candy. Boomer spoke about the upcoming attractions and what is new to the Walt Disney World Resort since our trip in January. Quinn’s little face was a picture when we pulled into the Polynesian and he discovered we were staying there! You can watch his reaction here and subscribe to my Youtube channel Pixie Planner to watch our current vlog series from the trip. A new video is uploaded each Sunday at 7pm UK time. We can’t thank Disney enough for gifting us this extra pixie dust to our trip!

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In true Polynesian style we were greeted with some leis and stopped by the front desk to collect our Annual Pass Magicbands that had been delivered. Our room was located in the Pago Pago building which we love as its next to the pathway to the Transport and Ticket Centre making it easy to get back from the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. The new East Pool is right around the corner with the pool bar and soda machines which we use a lot. The DVC studio rooms in Polynesian are our favourite as a family as there is so much space and make us feel so comfortable. Quinn visited the Lava Pool and Kiki Tiki’s Splash Play, we ate dinner in Ohana’s and brought back a Captain Cook’s to our room each night. We had the most wonderful four night stay!

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Is Polynesian your favourite Walt Disney World Resort hotel? I would love to hear all about your Disney Resort adventures!

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Some items in this post are gifted, as stated. As always all views and experiences are my own.

Alannah x

 

 

A Room With The Most Magical View At Bay Lake Tower

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Now that my Little Peter Pan is back off to school, I have a little more time to write about our wonderful experiences at the Walt Disney World Resort last month. Today I’m going to talk about our seven  night stay in Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, which included a Lake View and a Theme Park View Studio.

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Bay Lake Tower is fastly becoming our little family’s favourite Disney Vacation Club Resort to stay at each trip and although it’s not one of our home resorts, I really hope it will become one in the future! Our stays are becoming much more frequent and we love it’s close proximity to Magic Kingdom and the ease of walking to and fro there. The views are second to none, if like me you could admire Cinderella Castle all day and take in the bustle of Seven Seas Lagoon. As if being located right next to your favourite theme park isn’t enough, its also the resort that Quinn’s favourite, the Monorail passes through and there’s also plenty of entertainment on offer.

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On this trip, Quinn enjoyed taking a lot more time than usual to unwind in the Community Hall drawing, playing with the toys available and watching a Disney movie. We also took the time to experience table tennis, mini golf and some courtyard games out by the pool. Kevin and Quinn hired a Sea Raycer to explore Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon for an hour while I watched from the balcony which was wonderful. A little down time for me while the boys were having fun! We visited our favourite, Top of The World Lounge to watch Happily Ever After which was as magical as ever and as it was so hot, Quinn cooled down in the pool almost everyday.

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For the first four nights we stayed in a Lake View Studio which was located on the eleventh floor of the inner rim. We requested a high floor and fell in love with our view of the pool, Bay Lake and the Orlando Skyline which lit up beautifully at night. The best part about our entire stay this trip was of course the Theme Park View Studio that we moved to from our fifth night onwards. Of course I cried as it was another Disney dream of mine to stay in a room with such a magical view!

 

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Our room was located on the seventh floor, giving us views across Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon, the Grand Floridian and Contemporary Resorts. Quinn spent our entire stay waving to the Monorail which was magic in itself! As well as taking in the sights of Magic Kingdom, we could also hear the sounds coming from Main Street, Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire and Move it! Shake it! MousekeDance it! Watching Happily Ever After from a different perspective on our balcony is an experience I will never forget and the best part of course was being able to tuck Quinn into bed a few minutes later!

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Do you have a favourite resort? I would love to hear all about it!

Alannah x

Our Magical Gran Destino Tower Stay At Coronado Springs Resort

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During our recent Walt Disney World visit, we were fortune enough to pick up a reservation at the newly opened Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs resort. We booked a club level room which provides access to Chronos Club and today I am going to talk about our wonderful stay there.

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We had viewed various photos and videos from the opening on July 9th, but nothing prepared me for how blown away I was at the sight of this beautiful addition to the resort! The moderate feels every bit as much as a deluxe with it’s grandeur exterior that dominates the nearby skyline and it’s modern, elegant interior. If like me you love the smells of Disney, then waste no time and head straight to the Gran Destino lobby to check it out, it’s my new favourite!

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The name Gran Destino and theme of the building comes from the animated short Destino, a collaboration with Walt Disney and Spanish artist Salvador Dali back in 1945. Financial pressures and World War II caused Destino to be added into the Disney vault for decades, only to be completed and finally released in 2003. A huge Walt and Mickey painting can be found in the Barcelona lounge and it is stunning!

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Upon arrival we were greeted in the lobby and taken to the fifteenth floor by two lovely Cast Members. The lifts in the building are more than worth a mention as they work a little different to your average lift! The floor selection has to be chosen before you even step inside and when a lift is allocated, it takes you straight to your floor.

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Our room wasn’t ready, so we headed straight to Chronos Club for some refreshments and snacks. The lounge is the perfect place to unwind after some time in the parks or to take in the panoramic views of Epcot, Disney Springs, Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land to name a few! The food and beverage offerings vary throughout the day from breakfast right through to desserts and cordials. A variety of snacks and a fridge filled with water, soda, beers and juice boxes are available for the duration of the day, as well as tea and coffee. Our little Peter Pan adored the kids play area which was filled with exciting Disney books, toys and games which all fitted in with the resorts theme.

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The Cast Members were very friendly, attentive and made the greatest effort to make us feel as comfortable as possible. I would go as far to say that the Chronos Cast Members were the most magical we have experienced at any resort we have stayed in at the Walt Disney World resort! They acknowledged that we were celebrating Kevin’s birthday and also out tenth wedding anniversary and the three of us were surprised with some amazingly unexpected gifts!

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We received an email via My Disney Experience to inform us that our room was ready. We were delighted to find out that we were situated on the fifteenth floor, the same floor as the Chronos Club which was extremly convenient for us. Our room was so fresh and new and absolutely beautiful! The bathroom was a great size and very well designed with two large sinks, a rain shower which we absolutley love and a separate area with a toilet. The room consisted of two queen size beds with lights built in to the headboard and provided us with the most comfortable sleeps we have ever had at a Disney World resort! There was an ample closet for storage and also plenty drawer space available.

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One thing we were all excited about was Disney’s new Interactive TV. The TV is personalised to your Disney experience and offers lots of new options such as movies, bedtime stories for your little ones and you can also view your plans and Disney Photopass. The service is currently available at Gran Destino Tower and is expected to roll out across Walt Disney World in the coming years.

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The view from our room was every bit as incredible as the view from the lounge but even better, as in the distance you could see Cinderella Castle, Space Mountain and the Contemporary Resort as well as a spectacular view of Coronado Springs. As we were staying in a Club Level room, a turn down service is provided each evening. Quinn was delighted with this and saved his Disney Parks Ghiradelli chocolates to bring home with him!

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We have had two previous stays club level at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and although we enjoyed both, overall Gran Destino had a lot more to offer for our little family. I hope we can return again soon! Our vlog series from the trip has began over on my YouTube channel, check them out each Sunday!

Do you have an upcoming stay at Gran Destino? I would love to hear all about it!

Alannah x

The Toys Are Back For Toy Story 4

This weekend Toy Story 4 was released in cinemas and my little Peter Pan and I couldn’t wait to see it! Having slept on it, I am now ready to share my thoughts (and emotions!) on the sequel to the much loved franchise.

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Yesterday we went to see it and it was everything I was expecting and more! I had goosebumps from start to finish and I am so glad we got the opportunity to see everyone’s favourite toys back in action again.

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Quinn and I both loved Forky, he was so fun and a genius addition to the Toy Story family. Bo Peep definitely stood out as a fierce role model and Gabby Gabby had a side to her I didn’t expect, but nevertheless her and the Dummie’s were terrifying! Duke Caboom was the perfect addition, Quinn and I both loved him also and Ducky and Bunny were the new characters you never knew you needed in your life!

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A few times throughout the movie I really choked up, particularly in a scene with Bonnie, If you have seen it already, I am sure you will understand why! The ending of the movie of course broke my heart and literally drained me. Who knew toys could give us all the feels?

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To celebrate the release of Toy Story 4, Shop Disney UK kindly sent Quinn and I the cutest Woody and Bo Peep soft toys. These are available for £12.50 each when you spend £10 or more online or in store (full price £20 each). We can’t wait to see what new Toy Story products will be available from July 1st. I have a feeling Quinn will love it all!

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Toy Story 4’s release has got me so excited for our Walt Disney World trip next week! Have you been to see the movie yet? Or are you going soon? I would love to hear your thoughts!

Some items in this post are gifted, as stated. As always all views and experiences are my own.

Alannah x

Aladdin Flies In To Cinemas Leaving Me Speechless

After months of anticipation, Aladdin flew on to our screens last weekend and my little Peter Pan and I couldn’t wait to see it! Saturdays are always busy with Quinn attending Stagecoach and Academy of Expressive Arts, so we were all looking forward to a restful Sunday and a trip to the cinema.

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ShopDisney recently released an array of Aladdin merchandise and last Saturday the first one hundred guests to make a purchase of £15 or more in the Disney Store, received an Aladdin themed key. What made the key so special was that with each one gifted, £3 was donated to Make A Wish by Disney Worldwide Services. Quinn has one Disney Store key that he received when he opened the Oxford Street Store with Mickey and Minnie Mouse on their 90th anniversary last year. He really wanted the Aladdin key to further his collection, so we made an early start to our day so that we could visit our local store.

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Quinn had some gift vouchers left over from Christmas and knew exactly what he wanted to spend those on! The first thing he picked up was a Forky Talking Action Figure which was £14. Quinn loves Toy Story and has developed a love for one of its newest characters from Toy Story 4 that will be arriving on our screens June 21st.

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If you know Quinn, you will know that he loves his figures so his next purchase was the Aladdin, Jasmine and Genie Hasbro Character Dolls which were £5.99 each. These collectable figures are so cute and he hasn’t stopped playing with them since he brought them home! Because we had spent more than £10, the Magical Wish Making Lamp was available to purchase for £6.99 instead of £12, so of course we bought that too! We recieved our key and also a poster which Quinn was delighted with!

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On Sunday afternoon we saw Aladdin and wow were we blown away! I was expecting the movie to be wonderful but it was actually incredible, it exceeded all my expectations and more! In my opinion the cast was spot on, the effects were mesmerising and the costuming perfect, just magical! Quinn and I laughed so much, my face hurt from smiling and I only cried twice! Aladdin is definitely my favourite Disney live action movie with an amazing soundtrack to go along with it and which I will be listening to until I can see the movie again.

Have you seen Aladdin yet? I would love to hear your thoughts!

Alannah x

Five Non Character Restaurants You Should Visit At The Walt Disney World Resort

A few weeks ago I shared our little family’s top five character dining experiences at the Walt Disney World Resort and today I am going to talk about our favourite non character dining locations. As much as we love character dining, there are so many fantastic food options across the resort and we definitely like to eat! So let’s not waste any time and get straight to my top five, in no particular order again as I couldn’t possibly choose!

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Ohana Dinner at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Ohana’s has been and probably always will be one of our most favourite places to eat as a family. The restaurant that of course means “family” in Hawaiian culture is filled with the most delicious Polynesian offerings served family style to your table. The warmed pineapple coconut bread is fantastic and sets the scene for the delicious offerings to follow. Starters include mixed green salad, honey glazed chicken wings and pork dumplings. Main course offerings of shrimp, chicken and steak arrive at your table on skewer from the fire pit, accompanied by stir fried vegetables and my absolute favourite, noodles in a pineapple and teriyaki sauce. Dessert is arguably the most popular in the whole of Walt Disney World, banana bread pudding served with warm caramel sauce. The ambiance provided is perfect to unwind in after a busy day at the parks and the light festivities include live entertainment, storytelling and games for children to participate in. We usually visit Ohana once per trip, quite often returning for a second visit due to its superior quality. Ohana also offers a character breakfast which is also served family style and you are joined by Mickey, Pluto, Lilo and Stitch. The current price for dinner is $46 plus tax and gratuity and $26 for children plus tax and gratuity, or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Plaza Restaurant Lunch or Dinner at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

The Plaza is possibly one of the most underrated full service restaurants located within the Magic Kingdom park. It has been a reoccurring tradition for us to eat lunch here on the first day of each trip, then periodically throughout our stays. The restaurant its self is quite small and the menu is perfect park food mainly limited to soups, salads, burgers and sandwiches, but its all so that we can leave room for the most delicious desserts! Who could say no to bottomless milkshakes and the irresistible ice cream flavours served directly from the Plaza ice-cream store next door? If you are lucky you may run in to the Citizens of Main Street who often stop by at a lunch time with some magic! The Plaza has recently started to serve breakfast that we have yet to try. The current price for lunch or dinner ranges from $15 to $35 plus tax and gratuity, or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant Lunch or Dinner at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

This unique restaurant based on a 1950’s drive-in movie theater sure takes fun to a whole different level! At Sci-Fi you can dine from the comfort of your vintage car while enjoying movie clips on the big screen. This is one of my Little Peter Pan‘s favourites due to the setting and the ambience of the restaurant. Sci-fi is known for its delightful milkshakes, Oreo being my absolute favourite! Also on the menu are burgers, sandwiches, pasta, ribs and salads. When we ate here on our January trip, Kevin ordered a salad that was literally the size of him! He said its was absolutely delicious but be warned, the portion sizes here are on the larger side! Sci-Fi is very popular, so ensure you create a reservation well in advance to avoid disappointment. The current price for lunch or dinner ranges from $15 to $35 plus tax and gratuity, or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Boma Flavors of Africa Breakfast at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House

Situated in the beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge, Boma is a buffet style restaurant serving possibly the best breakfast in the whole of Walt Disney World. It’s diverse menu offers a wide variety of African and American food and one of the best juices on property, Jungle juice! The food is freshly prepared behind the buffet and immedietly served and Omelettes can be made order. Look our for the Simba waffles as well as the customary Mickey ones, Quinn loves those! The restaurant theme is that of an African marketplace and is surrounded by beautiful woodwork, animal carvings and water features. Boma also offers a Dinner buffet which is just as unique and delicious. The current price for breakfast is $25 plus tax and gratuity and $14 for children plus tax and gratuity, or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria Lunch or Dinner at Disney’s Epcot

If like us you love Italian food and pizzas the size of the table you are sitting at, then look no further than Via Napoli. Without a doubt, the best pizza in the whole of Walt Disney World can be found right here. The large restaurant includes an open air cooking area and three wood burning ovens that Quinn used to be petrified of as a baby! Aside from the fantastic pizza with the best tasting dough ever, Via Napoli also offers a variety of soups, salads, pasta, chicken and steak. The current price for lunch or dinner ranges from $15 to $35 plus tax and gratuity, or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

I can’t wait to be back immersed back in the magic of Walt Disney World in a few short weeks, eating our favourite foods! Where are your go to restaurants located?

Alannah x

Magical Ears For Our Upcoming Walt Disney World Adventure

Yesterday My Little Peter Pan and I were lucky enough to receive some magic mail from the lovely Jessica over at Enchanting Ears. Enchanting Ears by Jess is a small Etsy store that offers a wide variety of Bespoke ears, bows and scrunchies. Jessica kindly sent me some of her wonderful products for our upcoming Walt Disney Word trip and so not to be left out, Quinn also received a very special pair of ears! Today I am going to detail what came in our package and where you can go to get your hands on them too.

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First up probably the most adorable ears I have ever seen, I mean look at these Dumbo inspired ears! They are unbelievably soft and cute and I can’t wait to pair them with an outfit for our trip.

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I am so very excited to wear these Tinker Bell inspired ears, because as you may have guessed she is my favourite Disney character! I am in love with everything millennial pink so these ears definitely fit into my wardrobe well.

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Quinn received these gorgeous Peter Pan inspired ears which of course suit his personality to a tee. The fabric is just beautiful and he is very much looking forward to wearing them on our trip.

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My favourite pair of ears I have at the moment are a Spaceship Earth inspired pair from Enchanting Ears, so I was delighted to receive this scrunchie to match along. They receive so many compliments when I wear them in the parks and I’m sure the scrunchie won’t be any different!

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Last but certainly not least I received this beautiful hair bow, again made with the prettiest park inspired fabric. As you may know I adore hair bows and wear one each and every day, so this bow will be very loved.

I am very excited to start planning my outfits now that our countdown to Walt Disney World is so close! You can check out some more magical Enchanting Ears by Jess designs here on Etsy. Which pair of ears were your favourite?

The items in this post are gifted. As always all views and opinions are my own.

Alannah x

 

 

 

Top Five Character Dining Experiences At The Walt Disney World Resort

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With our October Walt Disney World trip fast approaching and our advanced dining reservations made, I thought I would share my top five character dining experiences. Our little family love this stage of our countdown as it means we get to re visit our favourite dining spots and try out some new ones. Although I have been visiting Disney World for most of my life, there are still many dining experiences and restaurants we as a family have yet to encounter. So here are my top five, in no particular order of course as I couldn’t possibly choose!

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Bon Voyage Breakfast at Trattoria Al Forno, Disney’s Boardwalk

Situated on Disney’s Boardwalk, Trattoria al Forno is such a unique character experience filled with wonderful food and the most amazing characters. Where else can you find two of the most adorable Disney couples, Ariel and Eric and Rapunzel and Flynn together at one location? Breakfast is chosen from a selection of entrees and also includes a selection of fresh fruit and pastries. The Tangled and Little Mermaid themed pastries come served in a frying pan and are are the highlight of the meal for me! I always go for  Tower of Pancakes as my entree, so yummy! I love the more formal feel at Bon Voyage and its the perfect location to Disney Bound to mark the occasion! The current price of the character dining is $59.99 per person plus tax and gratuity and $35 for children plus tax and gratuity or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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1900 Park Fare at Disney’s Grand Floridian and Spa

Breakfast or dinner at 1900 Park Fare is always filled with plenty food and entertainment with the characters that attend and isn’t that what we look for at Disney? I always recommend the dinner and breakfast buffet here as in my opinion, it serves the best all round food. The choices cater for everyone and my favourite macaroni and cheese on property is served here during dinner! During breakfast you are joined by Alice and Mad Hatter, Mary Poppins, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger. Each character visits your table as you dine and each day, one of the characters meet in the foyer for additional photo opportunities with a Disney Photopass Photographer. At dinner you have the pleasure of being joined by Cinderella and Prince Charming, Drizzela and Anastasia Tremaine along with Lady Tremaine. After eating, I would highly advise checking out the wonderful resort that is Grand Floridian and all it has to offer. The current price of the breakfast is $35 per person plus tax and gratuity and $20 for children plus tax and gratuity or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan and for dinner, $50 per person plus tax and gratuity and $27 for children plus tax and gratuity or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Storybook Dining At Artist Point With Snow White, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

I wont go in to too much detail about this restaurant as I wrote a whole post about our wonderful experience which you can read here. All I will say is that Storybook Dining is a whole other experience that you really need to try out for yourself if you haven’t already. You wont be disappointed!

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Be Our Guest Restaurant At Magic Kingdom

After all these years, Be Our Guest is still one of the most sought after reservations on Walt Disney World property. With breakfast and lunch also available at the restaurant, please note that Beast only meets guests during dinner. Be Our Guest has to be the prettiest and most spectacular restaurant ever, it truly is like walking into a fairytale! During dinner you are seated in either of the three dining rooms, the Ballroom, the West Wing or the Castle Gallery. No mater where you are seated, you are invited to explore the restaurant after your delicious prix fixe three course dinner. The highlight of the meal is meeting Beast in his study and of course the Grey Stuff, have you tried it? It’s delicious! The current price of the character dining is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity and $36 for children plus tax and gratuity or two table services for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Minnie’s Seasonal Dining At Hollywood and Vine, Disney’s Hollywood Studios

If it’s character meets you are looking for, then Hollywood and Vine is the restaurant for you! Available for both lunch and dinner buffet, the theme changes with each season so expect to see Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Goofy in their precious outfits from the Silver Screen right through to Halloween and Holiday themes. Upon arrival, one of the characters will greet you on entering for a photo opportunity with a Disney Photopass Photographer, then the others will visit your table as you dine. The food here is probably my least favourite from my top five, but the desserts are delicious and the character interaction for my Little Peter Pan more than makes up for that. The current price of the character dining is $60 per person plus tax and gratuity and $36 for children plus tax and gratuity or one table service for those using the Disney Dining Plan.

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Please note that all character experiences are subject to change and reservations are highly recommended. Also take in to consideration that valid theme park admission will be required for all in park dining.

Did I mention any of your favourite’s?

Alannah x