A Personal Film Festival

Another blogger over at The Animation Commendation tagged me in a post to create my own personal film festival – basically, a list of my favorite films from each year that I’ve been alive.  I’ll try to pass along the fun by tagging some other bloggers as well!  You’ll see a lot of Disney movies on this list, but maybe a few others as well.  I did some honorable mentions too since I have such a love of Disney, but enjoy other films too!   I talk about Disney a lot on here (obviously), but this will also give you a glimpse into other things I enjoy.

1988:  Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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1989:  The Little Mermaid

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Honorable Mention:  Dead Poets Society

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Who should I dress as for the Disneyland Half Marathon?

I know my costumes for my upcoming Disney races during Princess weekend: I’ll be doing Snow White for the 10k and Anna for the Half.  However, I’m also planning to sign up for the Disneyland half marathon in September!  And honestly, one of my favorite parts of planning for a race is deciding on a costume.

I plan to run the Princess races as often as I can, and I like dressing as a princess for those – so for Disneyland I’m thinking I would like to do a non-princess.  Here are some ideas I’ve come up with so far.  Which one do you like the best?  Any other suggestions?

Vanellope Von Schweetz

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I would really love to do this costume, but I’m wondering if it might be better to save it for when I someday do the Wine and Dine half – because it’s sort of food related and all, with the candy and whatnot.

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Bucket List: Visit Disney Quest

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I want to be able to try many of the things that Disney World has to offer, and one of the ones I hadn’t done until recently was visit Disney Quest in Downtown Disney.  I hadn’t heard much about it so I wasn’t sure what to expect, and the things I had heard were pretty mixed.  Still, it sounded like an interesting concept and since my husband is a video game lover, I thought it might be something fun for us to try together!

Before I get into the details, I will say that we loved Disney Quest!  We had a ton of fun spending an afternoon here.  We had gotten the “water parks fun and more” option for our tickets since we were planning to do a waterpark, and this was included.  We probably spent about 4 hours here so even if it hadn’t been, I think it would’ve been worth the money.  Especially if you’ve got a half day on your arrival/departure day or for some other reason.  Here’s what we loved most about Disney Quest:

Fix-it Felix

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We adored Wreck-It Ralph, and getting to play Fix-it Felix, while a simple game, was a blast!  My husband loves old school style video games and this fit the bill.  He dominated the high scores and I kept getting Felix killed by the bricks falling on his head.  We spent way more time here than I would have thought.  It’s a simple but addicting little game.

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Wordless Wednesday: the Disney letter V

The Disney letter V is our theme this week, and I admit there weren’t a ton of things that jumped into my mind!  But here’s what I came up with:

Victory!  I completed the Enchanted 10k, my first race longer than 5k:

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Vanellope Von Schweetz:

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Via Napoli:

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