I did buy some of the pro photos that I got taken with the Photo Pass though! Totally worth the money just to have a few cute ones of the two of us (especially with the characters).
(photo pass shot)
Since we left at the crack of dawn, we got there in plenty of time to actually go to the park on the first day. We didn't get park hopper passes though, so we had to choose one park. Of course we chose Magic Kingdom! I feel like a giddy little girl every time I got to Disney (this was my first time at World, but I've been to Land many times). We walked around a bit, then we had to leave for dinner.
We ate at a little restaurant in the New Orleans Riverside resort. It was connected to our resort by a little river, so we walked there along the river. It was so pretty! And the food was pretty good too. Honestly I wasn't head over heels over most of the meals, but they were definitely all good. I don't know why I was expecting really amazing food....probably the price.
We went back to Magic Kingdom after dinner, and I convinced Rhett to stand around and wait for the fireworks with me (new husbands are nice that way). I HATE crowds, but I deal with it for this kind of thing. I just love the Disney fireworks! It's the best show...ever.
Day 2 was Epcot. I've heard great things about Epcot, and I have to say, it didn't disappoint! We were lucky enough to be there during the Food and Wine Festival, so we got to sample some delicious food from the Argentina and Australia carts. One was a beef skewer and the other was a lamb chop. I kind of wish we'd tried some more things, but it gives us another reason to go back!
Upon a recommendation we ate the fish and chips in the London area for lunch. They were delicious! Every meal we had there was like 3 times as much food as I normally eat, so I was stuffed the entire time. Thank goodness there was a lot of walking or I would have been feeling super sluggish.
We ate in Italy for dinner at a place called Via Napoli. It was just meh...the eggplant parm was good, but not for how much it costs. The gelato wasn't near as good as the stuff I can get around here, but I loved the pistachio flavor!
DONALD! I love Donald, even though he doesn't wear pants.
If my hair looks crazy, it's because I forgot to bring a brush. Long hair without a brush is kind of a bad combination. Animal Kingdom was pretty fun! We didn't have quite as much to do there as some of the other places, but I enjoyed the safari ride we went on.
The Animal Kingdom parade was my favorite! I loved all the floats, and we even got semi-close.
I loved Hollywood Studios! It had two big rides, MUPPET VISION!!!!!, and my favorite restaurant that we went to. It's so small that we ran out of stuff to do, but it was still really fun.
BEST EVER. I love the Muppets.
Free falling is the worst. I can't stand it, but I still rode Tower of Terror for Rhett. He loves it. I think I was just holding my breath the entire time.
We ate at the Sci-Fi Theatre for dinner, and it was awesome! You sit in a booth facing a big movie screen playing old Sci-Fi commercials and shorts. It was set up like a 50s drive-in. SO FUN. Definitely a cool one for kids, if you happen to be there with little ones.
Our last day was super fun. We rode Splash Mountain, got to see Woody and I even ran into a friend of mine, Cristy. We only know each other through Twitter, so it was so cool to see her out and about. She and her partner live down there, so they go eat at the parks often. I am so jealous! I wish I could just go to Disney World whenever.
We had a seriously great time. I really hope that we get to go there together again, maybe with another couple or something. I feel like it would be fun to go with a group of friends.
Anyway, that's that! I hope it wasn't too boring :) I am sitting here writing this as our new puppy is taking a nap. YEP! We got a puppy! He's adorable, and his name is Chipper (after Chipper Jones). I will share some photos soon. He moves around so much that it's hard to get good ones, but I will try.