Disney World: Magic Kingdom (part II) – Day 5

Many dollars short and a lot of pounds heavier, we bid farewell to the Disney experience.

Ugh, now we just discovered Ella’s pirate water bottle missing. Another fine display of Disney World magic!

Finishing out the day with Ella’s favorites (Mad Tea Cups, Dumbo, Haunted Mansion…actually not her favorite but we tried it anyway and she [...]

Disney World: Epcot Center - Day 4

Really, this is a reflection on our special lunch date. Seeing how the restaurant catered to the princesses and making all the kids so happy…including Ella…makes me think of the “priceless” Mastercard commercials with my own commentary:
* Ticket for three to get into Disney World for a day – $300 (that’s [...]

Universal Studios: Islands of Adventure - Day 3

Mist came out of the Harry Potter ride a little disoriented. She said it was all over the place, but was neat.
Thanyha Pham, our friend from Joplin, drove down from Clearwater to meet us and spent the rest of the day and night with us! We walked through the various themed sections [...]

Disney World: Magic Kingdom - Day 2

Ella’s Roller Coaster Ride: Ella's First Roller Coaster Ride

Back at the hotel and we are absolutely worn out! The rest of the day fared out quite well. We hit our second wind and took Ella on her first roller coaster ride (she liked it, kind of scary, and didn’t have any interest of going again). [...]

Disney World: Animal Kingdom - Day 1

Misty made the executive decision of not waking up early our first morning in Orlando and to catch up on sleep due to the fact that we didn’t get to the hotel until 12:30 AM or so. I was conflicted….missing Disney World in the morning and waste the money, or avoid all of us being [...]