Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Another day in Florida, another day we give our money to the black hole of revenue that is Disney.

It’s a black hole for a reason though, because it’s just so fantastic and they make you feel so loved. Disney World has a way with details unlike any other theme park. Ben and I joined our relatives at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park yesterday, and it was a mighty fun time!

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Tower of Terror was a major favorite among all of us, except for when the ride stopped for two seconds (part of the ride, not a malfunction) at the sight of a ghostly girl-doll figure. In the heat of the moment I screamed and pointed to it: “What the hell is that!?”

I’m a wuss and a potty mouth.

Thanks to my uncle for a lot of these photos!

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Hidden Mickey!

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“Fantasmic” lights, water, and sound spectacular!

Ben decided that we should play a game throughout our day at the theme park. The game was to say, “Hollywood,” whenever you spotted someone taking a selfie using a selfie stick. I believe we caught a total of three families in the act of taking a selfie with a selfie stick, but we also saw a couple others just in possession of a selfie stick.



Practical, useful, but oh so geeky.

Backing it up to the morning, I was fueled by a Greek yogurt bowl with honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, banana, and peanut butter. Plus a quarter of a giant waffle that Madre made.


I didn’t take a picture of lunch, but it was a small avocado, hummus, spinach sandwich with a clementine, baby carrots, and veggie straws. I was trying to avoid buying food at Disney ($$$$$$$$$$), but I failed at 5 pm when I was in need of a snack. Thus, I bought a KIND bar and a banana for a total of $5. The paaaaain.

It was either an expensive snack or Alison’s “hangriness”, because we didn’t sit down for dinner until 9pm at Amura Japanese restaurant, where my parents joined us.

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So much sushi, so much hooray! The sushi pictured here was just for my immediate family of four. Heh heh.

Needless to say, we had a fabulous day yesterday. Everyone has been dealing with slight sicknesses around our household, so today we’re taking a break from theme parks and having a chill day. The fact that I slept in until 10 and posted this at 1 pm probably makes that obvious.

Have a great day, friends!

So tell me:

Would you ever use a selfie stick?

Do you like to bring snacks with you to theme parks?

Have you seen hidden Mickey’s if you’ve been to Disney?