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GrimGrinningAmanda 660.1 #257 

I'm a college student from Southern California who considers Disneyland my second home. :)
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 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

June 29, 2014 8:05 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live from Mickey's Fun Wheel!

i choose life ;) - OhanaPhoto  3506.5 #28 8:46AM
It must be so nice and fresco up there! - Witchie77  320.0 #723 8:07PM
Never. This terrifies me. - Winnie111286  2708.8 #41 8:28PM
Haha we had a first timer with us who actually cried! I don't think it's that bad though!  - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 11:51PM
i choose life ;) - OhanaPhoto  3506.5 #28 8:46AM

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June 29, 2014 6:39 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Live 😊

- WishIWereThere  266.6 #1104 6:39PM
Very pretty. - Tmbk  6.2 #13699 8:29PM
Nice view! - Bassplayerswife  250.9 #1245 10:21PM
- Plumiegirl  8427.5 #3 12:51AM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 28, 2014 9:46 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#RAK! I have a couple of sets of WDW maps to RAK! It'll close this upcoming Sunday! 😊

Please add me I've been dying to get my hands on some maps  - MermaidLei  307.1 #794 11:49AM
Please add me!  Would love to sit and dream about WDW! - verolly  772.7 #211 1:13PM
Please add me too - joctopus  22.5 #6201 1:30PM
Please add me for @MermaidLei !! Thank you - disneyaddict24  140.4 #2766 2:04PM
Thank you cousin !  - MermaidLei  307.1 #794 2:09PM

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 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 12, 2014 12:28 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
RAK! As a thank you for putting up with my WDW spam, I'm RAKing this Christmas ornament that I purchased from DTD in Florida! Only rule is to have DM capabilities! It'll close this Friday, the 16th!

I love this!! Please add me! - LilKsMomma  87.0 #3618 1:28PM
This is so cute and I loved all your "Spams". Please add me. Thank you.  - warchanted  166.9 #2345 12:38PM
Omg! I collect Disney ornaments! Please add me! PS, loved the WDW posts!! - DisneyBallers  25.2 #5851 6:51PM
Sorry it's late! Congrats to LuxKitty for winning!! Please DM your info when you get a chance! 😊 - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 1:39PM
Thanks so much! DM'ing now! - luxkitty  2226.4 #56 1:50PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 9, 2014 2:38 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Under the chandelier inside Be Our Guest!

That's where we sat too. - DLKenCA  1941.0 #71 8:58AM
We sat to one side of that, close to the balcony windows where you can see it snowing πŸ˜ƒ - LaBelleParis  1159.2 #128 1:01PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 10:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Cinderella's Royal Table! From top left: picture of the menu cover, top right: beef tenderloin/cheddar potato tart/creamed spinach, bottom left: strawberry salad, middle: chili soup, bottom right: dessert trio! A picture with Cinderella is included with the meal, and Aurora, Ariel, Jasmine & Snow White will visit you at your table throughout dinner! They also give each person a wand or sword   More...

THANK YOU for all your posts from WDW this past week!! each day I go back and click onto your user name to see what you have posted and it just makes me even more excited for my trip next week and I know that its really been extremely informative for those whom have never been to see so much of the parks and the different things that they have to offer... - Dave  12163.7 #2 10:35PM
oh and hope you all dont mind the continued WDW coverage starting next a week from today - Dave   12163.7 #2 10:36PM
I most definitely spammed the lounge, so I apoligze! While planning my trip I relied heavily on you all (especially MW FL), so I hope some people benefited (or lived vicariously through) my posts! 😊 I can't wait to see your posts! I hope your banana costume is making the trip with you! πŸ˜‰Β  - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 10:40PM
There seems to be a constant MWer there since we went in Jan. Almost every week there is someone there. LaBelleParis, CobbPR, and a couple others. So great to see all these pictures. Brings back memories. - DLKenCA  1941.0 #71 11:08PM
Cant wait to see ur food pics Dave - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  755.9 #217 11:10PM
DLKenLumboCA: I think that's the way it should be, with a MWer there at least every other week. In that way, we can keep in touch with what's going on at WDW.... - LaBelleParis  1159.2 #128 12:00AM
It's been great to see all of your pictures, particularly ones that aren't edited and naturally give all of us a real perspective of being at at WDW. Thank you for sharing QC. Dave, looking forward to all of your posts as well!! 😎 - apesandmonkeys  7554.9 #7 11:12AM
Was that just for the stuff in the photos or was there more food for that price? - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  644.4 #267 10:29PM
Technically more food. To my understanding, it's a three course meal for all. So we had two adults, one child & that was our price! Should've specified--sorry!   - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 10:32PM
Okay. That's not terrible then. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  644.4 #267 10:34PM
Thank you for all your wonderful pictures.  We will be there in Nov and all your pictures make me so excited. - PrincessAuroraMomma  523.9 #351 8:47AM
Great pictures and posts!!!! - TinkerSchelle  1415.2 #100 9:03AM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 9:50 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW A heads up for those planning trips to WDW in the future...we were on the dining plan where we had one snack, one quick service & one table service meal a day. Considering we each feel like we gained 50 pounds from this trip, we went in to our last day thinking we had used our credits wisely. Little did we know we still had 18 quick service credits left! After speaking with a CM at MK on our   More...

I'm really debating the dining plan! I have reservations at Be Our Guest and Cinderella's Royal Table but it's going to be 800 for the week I am there!!If I pay for these dinners out of pocket, I might as well have had the dining plan! - melodyinc  22.7 #6174 5:54PM
Exactly.  If you do any character meals or fine dining, even if you "waste" some of the meals, you still come out ahead.  Plus you can make payments on the dining plan.  We had a few meals left over and were able to get boxed lunches to take on the plane and treats to give to the kids (Rice Krispies and cookies, mostly).   - bluefairy  643.3 #268 10:53PM
How are you going to get the water past   - msdizmaui  634.5 #275 6:02PM
Can you purchase a dining plan separately or does it have to be part of a vacation package? We're going to use our premier passes when we go so we just need the hotel and dining plan. - DisneyLuvinMama  340.5 #633 6:14PM
Yes, as long as you are staying on property, you should be able to add dining. - bluefairy  643.3 #268 10:54PM

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 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 9:31 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW While waiting for our reservation at Cinderella's Royal Table, we had a front row seat for the fireworks!

Awesomeness - dink  89.8 #3576 10:00PM
Very cool!!  Kindof wish we were eating dinner there now instead of lunch...but I don't think there was anything on the menu that my kids would eat if I remember correctly.  Awesome view you had!! - MinnieMousewife  807.4 #199 10:40PM
You must be getting really excited now!! - MeridaFan  3485.3 #30 7:16AM
You must have had a late dinner!  What a great view! - MeridaFan  3485.3 #30 7:17AM
Very cool!! - melodyinc  22.7 #6174 5:54PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 4:20 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Be Our Guest!

Sigh...7am the day we can make reservations and couldn't get in.  - ythdudette  1173.7 #127 4:22PM
If you google "reservation for Be Our Guest" a website will pop up that can help make reservations for lunch (or so I'm told from the FL MW!) We didn't have reservations either...we just decided to wait about 10 minutes for lunch instead! 😊 - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 4:43PM
According to under cover tourist,  us CA residents have to get on the computer at 3am on reservation day cause the system opens at 6am east coast time. - GoofyMom77  643.0 #269 4:49PM
We waited about an hour. Ask them when they start taking walk ins. I think you have to be there about 3:45. They gave us a 90 minute window we had to wait on the bridge. But we got in for dinner. - DLKenCA  1941.0 #71 4:50PM
Thanks for the hints. He is a CM at DHS. We'll do walk up if need be. I care more about seeing it than the food!  - ythdudette  1173.7 #127 5:18PM
It was my fave when we went...enjoy - cshea11  160.5 #2450 7:06PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 3:40 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Cinderella's well next to the castle! Love little Lucifer!

Thanks a lot! I missed this while there! I am going to have to go back! Lol!  - verofern  137.5 #2811 12:57AM
Oh Cinderella has a well?  How lovely - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  456.2 #423 1:00AM
That is so awesome that Lucifer is hidden there. He's so rarely used for anything. - TrampsLady  1641.1 #85 1:18AM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 3:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW A different perspective of Cinderella's Castle! 😊

Rad - jessbb  4.3 #19966 3:59PM
Totally!  - zenderella  408.9 #489 5:13PM
Cool pic - chads018  212.7 #1739 8:02PM
Lovely time of day and picture! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  985.4 #165 9:28PM
Lol - dink  89.8 #3576 10:01PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 2:02 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Be Our Guest! 🌹

😍Love Be Our Guest! Did you look for the hidden Mickey on the ceiling?!πŸ˜€ - LuvsMimisHouse  515.7 #361 5:58PM
I did!! 😊 Loved it! - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 9:57PM
I stared at the ceiling but didn't see it...what I did notice were the cherub's faces were of real babies vs cherub faces. It was strange. Assuming they were probably some of the creator's babies faces. Really pretty place.   - verofern  137.5 #2811 1:03AM
That was my favorite room. We sat by the large windows, because we wanted to see it snow outside...pretty good effect :) - LaBelleParis  1159.2 #128 2:05PM
You can pick where you sit?  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 2:46PM
@SIC, yes!  - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 3:07PM
You order your food before choosing your seat. :) - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 3:07PM
For lunch only, I believe. - PrincessTiannaBeignet  277.5 #982 3:14PM
It's a counter service for lunch. Unless I'm mistaken you can eat in the ball room or rose room for lunch.  The lunch is when you order before you sit down.  Dinner is table service, so you'd sit down and someone would come take your order.  Dinner dining room options are the ball room and the west wing. - GoofyMom77  643.0 #269 3:31PM
West Wing is open for lunch, or at least it was when I went last year. - CM_Shadowgamer  2383.0 #49 4:31PM
There are multiple dining rooms and open seating for lunch.   - bluefairy  643.3 #268 5:27PM
So is that considered quick service or table service then for the dining plan?  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 10:54PM
Sweet_Irish_Cream it's quick service for lunch and table service for dinner. You get to meet Beast at dinner only. - LilSterner  4751.5 #20 11:00PM
So you don't need to make a reservation for lunch? Can you meet beast anywhere else? Do they have "the gray stuff" at lunch?  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 8:05AM
Thank you! πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 8:05AM
I would love to go there one day🌹 - brguest85  183.7 #2093 10:52PM
I remember when this first opened, I thought I would never go. In January, I planned it and was able to eat dinner twice there! So plan it. I live in Los Angeles. It will be a very nice goal to look forward to... I also enjoyed enchanted tales with Belle. There's a mirror that turns into a doorway. Really amazing.  - verofern  137.5 #2811 12:38AM
I love to - missymel  60.6 #4137 8:10AM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 1:57 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW LOVED the Monsters, Inc Laugh Floor! So funny!! Wish we had it at DL!

That looks so cool!! - WallSchmee  94.8 #3508 2:02PM
We thought it was cute as well. I was nursing during the show and petrified they would show me on the screen - timonT  299.8 #21 2:03PM
I'm so excited for this! I love monsters inc!  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 2:44PM
Which park is this in? - PrincessTiannaBeignet  277.5 #982 3:18PM
Magic Kingdom! - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 3:19PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 1:11 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Just had a wonderful CM experience on Space Mountain! After we finished the ride & were exiting our vehicle, we had a CM waiting for us who asked if we'd like to ride again! Of course we said yes, so he walked us back & plopped us right in row 1! We'll certainly be stopping by City Hall (if that's what it's called here!) to let them know!

Oh how nice! - PrincessDaisy  307.7 #788 1:15PM
I need to remember to flash the camera next time I am on that ride. - Lelundrial  503.3 #374 1:33PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 12:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW The famous "The Master's Cupcake" at Be Our Guest! The grey stuff was indeed delicious!

I don't know if I believe you. I'm going to ask the dishes. - ThorIsMyThunderBuddy  29.5 #5454 1:11PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - PrincessDuckie  788.7 #204 1:37PM
Good one!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  985.4 #165 9:32PM
πŸ’¦oops!  Pardon me for drooling all over the screen!  That looks amazeballs! - TiggersAndTinks  115.5 #3181 3:58PM
What's inside? What's the flavor? - missariel33  1812.8 #76 12:58PM
Chocolate sponge cake & the frosting tasted like cookies & cream! - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 1:01PM
Mmmm cookies and cream?!? πŸ˜‹thank you! - missariel33  1812.8 #76 1:36PM
😱😍🌹❀😍🌹❀ - RCmom  5229.2 #16 1:17PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 12:03 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Seven Dwarfs Mine Train! Not open yet, but they were letting CMs ride!

Go get one of those fake name tags in the gift shop, and act like you belong πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 12:28PM
Confidence is key! It only works if you go all in! - georgieporgie  183.6 #2094 12:32PM
I've gotten into concerts with fake wristbands. Like georgieporgie said, confidence is the key. Also, pretend like your talking on your cell - philliprocks  992.2 #163 3:32PM
It will totally work, until they ask for a company ID :) - CM_Shadowgamer  2383.0 #49 4:34PM
Stop being a party pooper shadow! πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 6:23PM
I found the ride on YouTube and it looks awesome! - leopardditz2000  534.6 #343 12:38PM
I did the same. Looks like a lot of fun! - DisneyFan77  624.8 #286 2:06PM
Omg! This ride makes me want to go to WDW even more now! - DisneyBallers  25.2 #5851 2:38PM
So cool! - LilKsMomma  87.0 #3618 3:20PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 11:00 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW CMs passed out umbrellas to guests waiting in line for Be Our Guest! It's really, really hot so the umbrella's are much appreciated! β˜€οΈ

That's much different from my experience. When we were there it was 31 degrees and with wind chill it was probably about 2 degrees. People were standing outside (like us) in freezing wind. Finally they figured out people on the waiting list should be brought in to wait so they don't freeze to death. Of course it was right after we got let in to eat. They were giving out free hot chocolate and hot cider though. That helped. - DLKenCA  1941.0 #71 11:07AM
Yikes! I get cold so easy I think I'd rather have the heat there. Making me feel a little better about the time of year were going, I was a little worried about it for a bit (first week of sept)  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4146.4 #24 11:37AM
Yuck!!! I can't imagine it being that cold here considering how disgustingly hot it is right now! 😳  - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 12:12PM
What was worse is the day started at about 80 degrees. But still had fun. It's WDW. - DLKenCA  1941.0 #71 12:23PM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 10:27 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Small World!

Although I like that IASW seemed a bit longer ride, I felt like it was not a least not like ours here in Anaheim. And, did you notice that their clock doesn't work like ours? There are not kids parading out of the sides πŸ˜” - LaBelleParis  1159.2 #128 11:51AM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 9:29 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Splash Mountain!

Great collage! Love it 😍 - BrerPam  221.0 #1622 9:48AM
Is it pretty much the same? - Sarafina  459.8 #419 11:19AM
For the most part, yes! There seemed to be more critters scattered throughout & there's a lap bar on the log, but other than that it was very similar to DL!  - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 12:11PM
Lap bar? I am IN!!!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4973.4 #18 2:45PM
Thanks! for the pics.  - keepmovingforward  142.5 #2724 11:36AM

 660.1 #257 (DL Qual #140

May 8, 2014 8:21 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#WDW Enjoying breakfast with this silly ol' bear!

He looks all stuffed with fluff. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4973.4 #18 9:01AM
So cute - missymel  60.6 #4137 8:29AM
Which of your dinig places have been you're fav? We did akershus and CRT last time.... Looking for some different "must do's" since my girls are older and don't "have to" do the princess meals. - fab5  41.8 #4727 8:30PM
Le Cellier at Epcot was easily our favorite meal of the entire trip! We also really enjoyed Mama Melrose's at Hollywood Studios. Our favorite character meal though was Hollywood & Vine at Hollywood Studios! 😊 - GrimGrinningAmanda  660.1 #257 9:34PM
Awww. Pooh is seriously my oldest favorite Disney character. 😍😍😍 - MeridaFan  3485.3 #30 8:32PM

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