Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wreck It Ralph Costumes!

Disney just released a new trailer for Wreck It Ralph, and it looks great! If you haven’t seen it yet, I’m including it here for your convenience.

Looks fun, right?

While I was at work today, I got to thinking that it might be fun to dress up as Wreck It Ralph for Halloween, and have my son dress up as Fix It Felix. The size differences work for us. So when I got home, I started looking around at how to make those costumes work. And as I was online shopping, I started pinning what I found on Pinterest.

It turns out that Wreck It Ralph is somewhat difficult. I can’t find anything like the orange shirt he wears. I can find an orange short sleeved henley shirt, and maybe that would do fine. I found a Texas shirt that could work, if it didn’t say Texas in huge letters across it. The overalls weren’t easy to find, either, and they aren’t cheap. Here’s what the board looks like:

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Magic Kingdom Photo Scavenger Hunt

Many of you know that my son and I got to Walt Disney World an awful lot. We take it for granted, and my son is probably a little spoiled on it… Let’s revise that… My son is very fortunate that we get to go to Walt Disney World so often.

Because of we go so much, a lot of times, we go early and leave early, after doing just one or two things. Special events like the Food and Wine Festival at Epcot, or Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will get us to stay longer. It’s rare that we will stay a long time in a park when it’s hot and busy.

But today, we stayed more than 6 hours in the park… and we still only rode one ride. And we had a great time! I made a photo scavenger hunt for my son that had us running all over the Magic Kingdom, trying to find all kinds of things. It was a great way to keep things fresh. Even though we go to the parks all the time, this scavenger hunt was still a challenge for both of us. Continue reading