Showing posts with label disney world feb/march 2011. Show all posts
Showing posts with label disney world feb/march 2011. Show all posts



See all updates to our Feb/March trip to Walt Disney World HERE

We left off in Pizza Planet, with Henry "playing" video game after video game. I eventually peeled the boys out of there and we moved onward.

We didn't really have an agenda for the night, we just figured we'd do whatever caught our eye.

And what caught our little man's eye but a shiny red car and a rusty tow truck?

This is a very cute meet, Henry loves to touch and hug his buddies!

After saying good-bye to our buddies McQueen and Mater we were craving some Chinese food

Dedicated to my Disney friend Jordan! Henry and I both gave our best moves and had a bit of fun.

We wandered the Streets of America for just a bit.

And then thought we'd head in to the Honey I Shrunk the Kids playground for Henry to blow off some energy....but it was closed! I didn't realized it closed early. A bit of a bummer, but it makes sense, since it would soon be dark.

Across the street from the playground is the dump shop for the Backlot Tour, and Henry had been asking, pretty much non-stop, for the little monorail guys. So in we went and out we came

Success! And believe it or not, we still have ALL of them.

We wandered through Pixar Place, which we usually avoid unless we are going to ride

Just think of the crowds here should they expand with more rides. Yikes!

And eventually we found ourselves here

The show was about to start, and we hadn't ever done it and have always wanted to - so in we went!

The theater is amazing! Wow!

I really had no idea what to expect, I couldn't remember any detailed information about the show from things I have read. We enjoyed every minute! What a very cool and fun show!!! Henry still talks about it! (though, he is frightened of Ursala. I don't blame him!)

The effect where she turned into a human had me in awe! I'm sure it's something simple, but man, it looked COOL!

After the show we decided to go check out the wait time for RnRC, on the way I noticed something on the hat

The stars sparkled! I had NEVER noticed that before! You can see the little glimmer here on the lower star.


I don't even know what shop this's right on the corner by Starring Rolls.

It was a cool evening, so I got me some

and we all shared a cookie that was as large as Henry's head!

Unfortunately, Rock 'n Roller Coaster had a 30 minute single-rider line, we so vetoed it and headed back to the Great Movie Ride.

On the way

Eventually we arrived

There are two different story lines to this ride.  You either get a Mobster or a Cowboy that takes over your car.  I have never seen the Cowboy so I chanted "Cowboy" over and over again on our way in...


But we got...


Someday I will get the cowboy!! I just might ask next time, but I like the element of surprise.

Henry was asking a question approximately every 9 seconds during this ride. I tried to distract him during the Alien scene, which made him just want to look even more. Which also scared him. He was scared of the gun shots, wondered what happened to our guide, why there was a skeleton and who the Wicked Witch was. It was tiring!

After our ride through the movies we ventured back over to Rock 'n Roller Coaster - the line was short! So I hopped into the line first. The boys hung out in the gift shop because it was a windy and cool night, I rocked my way through and soon Joe was riding. Henry was d-o-n-e with that gift shop, so we ventured outside and played air guitar

Soon Joe was done too. Henry was more than done (if you catch my drift!) and it was time to go.

At 8:50 we left the park to some very dramatic music just as a boat was pulling up. It was a fun moment, walking, with flair, to the music - Joe and I decided it was the perfect soundtrack of not having to wait for a boat on a cold and windy night! Ha!

Soon we were back at the Boardwalk, we stopped for some awesome Disney popcorn

Said hello to George...


Is it just me or is it even more weird that his eyes glow even under refurb? Even though I love George, the black tarp over his "mouth" just makes it all bizarre!

And finally we were back in the room.

Which is what Henry had been asking for since the minute we purchased his little monorail guys.

All he wanted to do was


This is the one night of our vacation that I went to the gym. I had high hopes of going more often, but well...

However, I had an AWESOME workout! I did a 5k! I had never run one before and was very proud of my accomplishment.

When I got back to the room Henry and Joe were watching Off to Neverland that they had borrowed out from Community Hall. They were snuggled into bed and half asleep.

After the movie, and just before we turned off the light Henry wanted to look out the window...he was looking for Peter Pan. <3


A little cowboy

Continuing with the Feb/March trip to Walt Disney World.  See all posts HERE.

We left off as Henry had woken up and we headed out toward the boat dock. We had decided to head to Hollywood Studios that night!

I am a huge fan of this boat ride from the Boardwalk Resort to Hollywood Studios. It's incredibly relaxing AND you don't have to fold up a stroller.

Our room was in the red section on the right, top floor, first window.

We soon arrived and first things first, we have to say hello to Bo!

Hello beautiful Hollywood!

As we headed down the street, Henry spied something we've never seen before - and that he very much wanted to try. So we waited in line with the appropriate PhotoPass Photographer, and when it was our turn, the Photographer put his hat on Henry and...

Ride 'em cowboy!

Isn't that cute?!

The horse didn't move, but none of the kids swarming it seemed to mind!

After our little cowboy was done with his ride we kept on moseying

Love Streetmosphere!

The giant hat. Rumor on the street is that this baby is going bye-bye fairly set date, but we shall see.

Our stomachs were growling, and Starring Rolls was closed, so we opted for a place we knew Henry would love.

Come on, it's this way

Over this way

Here we are!

We like this place. The pizza is pretty good and the atmosphere is fun!!

Upstairs seating - which is where we generally choose to eat because all the arcade games are downstairs. Upstairs has less distractions and we can actually get Henry to eat!

Henry's meal:

Kid's cheese pizza, apple sauce, cookie and milk


Pepperoni pizza


Veggie pizza

After our bellies were full we headed down for some fun. I don't believe we actually put money in the machines here. Henry doesn't really mind one way or the other, so we only pay if Joe is playing too!

While Henry was busy shooting down bad guys or racing a car, I noticed this woman rockin' out on Guitar Hero. Seriously, she was awesome! She drew a bit of a crowd since she isn't your typical Guitar Hero player and that she was really good! It was fun to watch her have fun with it, I enjoy watching other people experience the fun at Disney!

Up next: Hi-ja!