Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Disney Trip Reports > Completed Trip Reports
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





 
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-05-2011, 12:37 PM   #1
wdwgirl03
I'm just a big Disney Freak! :-)
I will throw a party the day I get a tag!!!
I am pretty wimpy when it comes to thrill rides
 
wdwgirl03's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 12,086

Halloween Weekend with our Favorite Disney CM...new PTR LINK p. 16

I have a tale to tell, I hope you'll follow
Of a legend born in Sleepy Hollow...


Hello everyone and to my latest trip report! OK, so maybe I don't have a legend born in Sleepy Hollow but I felt like I had to use that quote in a Halloween trip report because it comes from one of the coolest things Disney does for Halloween. (anyone know what I'm talking about? )

Anyways, for those of you who don't know me, I'm wdwgirl03 (aka Sarah), a 26-year old Disney fanatic. My parents took me and my sisters to WDW for the first time when I was 5 years old and I guess the rest is history. We've been going back to Disney World ever since, thanks in large part to our DVC membership.

This trip was pretty exciting for a couple of reasons. First, we got to experience some of the great events Disney offers in the fall, including the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and of course Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. However, the main reason for this trip wasn't to attend those events. Back in February, my youngest sister applied for the Disney World College Program. A few weeks after her web and phone interviews, she was accepted into the program!!! Yes, she was going to be a Disney Cast Member!!! Of course that meant the rest of my family would have to go down at some point to visit her. Well, after several discussions and trip rearrangements, my parents and I ultimately ended up choosing Halloween weekend since I had a (short) school break.

We had a little bit of rain but other than that we had a great time as always, and it was especially nice getting to see my sister again. It's hard to believe she's been in Florida for two months already!

So, here are the trip basics:

The resort: Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa (our DVC "home")

The dates: October 28-31, 2011

I hope you'll join in on all of our adventures!


TRIP REPORT INDEX

Friday, October 28, 2011
We're on our way to Disney World!...POSTED 11/6/11
Arriving at Saratoga Springs...POSTED 11/8/11
Visiting the Animal Kingdom...POSTED 11/11/11
How to suck up to Donald Duck...POSTED 11/15
Downtown Disney...POSTED 11/20

Saturday, October 29, 2011
Morning at the Magic Kingdom...POSTED 11/25
Our last ride on Snow White + more MK...POSTED 12/3
Admiring the decorations...POSTED 12/7
Food and Wine Festival...POSTED 12/15
Yummy desserts and a favorite attraction...POSTED 12/20

Sunday, October 30, 2011
Hooray for Hollywood! + Christmas video...POSTED 12/24
First flight on Star Tours...POSTED 12/27
More DHS...POSTED 1/1
Pre-MNSSHP fun...POSTED 1/8
Meeting the Seven Dwarves...POSTED 1/15
Happy Hallowishes!...POSTED 1/19
Boo...To...YOU!...POSTED 1/19

Monday, October 31, 2011
Now it's time to say good-bye...POSTED 1/26

MISCELLANEOUS POSTS...
It's holiday time in the World...POSTED 11/11
__________________
I *HEART* WALT DISNEY WORLD!! been there, done that, GOING BACK!
'91-Disney villas '93, '95, '97, '99, '01, '02-Polynesian '03-All Star Sports '05-All Star Movies; offsite- Universal/Disney Oct. '06, Dec. '07/Jan. '08-Saratoga Springs May '08-Animal Kingdom Lodge Dec. '08-Beach Club Villas Aug. '09-Villas @ the Wilderness Lodge April '10-Kidani Village Aug. '10-Saratoga Springs Mar. '11-Old Key West Oct. '11-Saratoga Springs April '12-Boardwalk Villas April '13-Bay Lake Tower Aug. '13-Pop Century Dec. '13-Saratoga Springs April '14-Pop Century UPCOMING TRIP: Dec. '14-DISNEYLAND!!!
*DVC member since 2006*

Disneyland- '04, '06

Check out my past TRs: Mar./April '11 Oct. '11 CURRENT TR: APRIL '13 TR APRIL '13 PTR facebook Twitter/Instagram:mugirl0307

Last edited by wdwgirl03; 02-04-2012 at 02:14 PM.
wdwgirl03 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 01:09 PM   #2
BerrysGirl
Waiting for the Lights
 
BerrysGirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: 913 Miles from Home.
Posts: 401

I'm here!
__________________




(87) Offsite (91) Disney Inn (95) Port Orleans (99) Dixie Landings (02) Contemporary (05) Wilderness Lodge (08) Boardwalk (09) All Star Movies (10) Dolphin (11) Bay Lake Towers (11) Caribbean Beach (11) Coronado Springs (11) Boardwalk Villas
BerrysGirl is offline  
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 11-05-2011, 01:09 PM   #3
Angies1274
DIS Veteran
 
Angies1274's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern New York
Posts: 2,376

Yay! So glad to see you started your TR!! Can't wait to read all about your trip!!
__________________
Angie (me) DH DS14 DS11
WDW trips-- (POP Century)--April 2008,April & August 2009,April 2010,July 2012


Angies1274 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 01:10 PM   #4
lauren_elizabeth
Disney World Lover
 
lauren_elizabeth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 3,043

I'm here, Sarah!
__________________
ME & DH DS6 DD3 DD1


lauren_elizabeth is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 03:00 PM   #5
Mickey_Mom
DIS Veteran
 
Mickey_Mom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Southern Ontario
Posts: 3,359

Hi Sarah! Fabulous timing to get this started.... my internet is back today!
Mickey_Mom is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 03:09 PM   #6
PlutosRHM55
Pluto's Un-Mentioned Manager
 
PlutosRHM55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Amongst the thousand happy haunts beginning to materialize, but suffering a disquieting metamorphosis... Your cadaverous pallor portrays an aura of foreboding, you know?
Posts: 10,421

I'm in! Can't wait to read all about it!
PlutosRHM55 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 04:24 PM   #7
Jazzabelle508
Live, Laugh, Love and Disney <3 :)
 
Jazzabelle508's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Not close enough to Disney
Posts: 822

I'm in
__________________
12-POP Century, 11-POP Century,'09-POP Century,'08-POP Century,'07-A.S.Mu and POP Century,'06-Wilderness Lodge,'05-Carribean Beach, '05-A.S.Sp, '04-Wilderness Lodge,'03-A.S.Sp, and Many More
DM: DD: DB 27: DB 25: DSIL 24: Me 21:
CURRENT THREAD: "Good Morning! No Sleeping!"- A Mother Daughter January Get Away
Pottermore: GoldThorn119 Twitter Page: Jazzyjen508

Jazzabelle508 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 04:27 PM   #8
Nermel9
DIS Veteran
 
Nermel9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 6,644

I'm here! Can't wait to hear about your trip!
__________________

NEW December 2013 TR, In Progress!

My TR's/PTR's~2/13 TR~11/12 TR!~11/12 PTR!~5/12 TR!~5/12 PTR!~12/11 TR!~10/11 TR!~10/11 PTR!~11/10 TR!~11/10 PTR!~Disneymoon TR 5/10!


Many family trips offsite~9/08 ASMu~11/09 WL~Disneymoon 5/10 BC~11/10 POR~10/11 WL~12/11 Pop~5/12 BC~11/12 AoA/POR~2/13 AKL/BLT
Nermel9 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 04:28 PM   #9
Joanna71985
Characters are my friendsSuper CP to the rescue!
I was mostly in Fantasyland
 
Joanna71985's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Mickey's backyard (Orlando, FL)
Posts: 13,805

How is your sister enjoying the CP?
__________________
Aug 1998- POR March 2003- HS band trip (offsite) Aug 2003- POR Jan 12-Aug 5, 2005: CP Jan 1-5, 2006: AS Sports (solo) May 24, 2006- Jan 5, 2007: CP Jan 31-Feb 3, 2007: Solo (offsite) March 1-3, 2007: Dad+me (offsite) May 16-Aug 10, 2007: CP Aug 10-12, 2007: GF May 21-Aug 15, 2008: CP Aug 15-18, 2008: AKL March 25-29, 2009 (offsite) Aug 10, 2009-Jan 2, 2010: CP Jan 3-May 14, 2010: CP May 16, 2010~ FT Dream: Feb 12-16, 2012 Fantasy: Oct 20-27, 2012 (East) Dream: Sept 8-12, 2013 Magic: Jan 20-24, 2014 Dream: 3-6, 2014 (for now)
Joanna71985 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 04:54 PM   #10
Lifelong_Dreamer
DIS Veteran
 
Lifelong_Dreamer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Ontario
Posts: 13,754

Looking forward to it!
Lifelong_Dreamer is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 05:13 PM   #11
xoktenox
DIS Veteran
 
xoktenox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 3,216

Hey Sarah, you know I'm in

I just found out some good news regarding SSR and myself I may have some questions to ask!
__________________
Me, Kristen- 26 DH, Chris- 29 Fur baby, Daisy- 9 months
My Trips: 4 times as a child, offsite
Trips Together with Chris: 4/09- AS Movies~~11-12/09- AKV Kidani~~7/10- Pop~~6/11- OKW~~1-2/12- Pop~~ 10-11/12- DISNEYMOON! @ SSR (BECAME DVC MEMBERS!)~~
7-8/13- BWV~~3/14- OKW~~ 8/14- AS Music, VGF & Pop~~ 10/14- SSR (2nd anniversary!)~~11/14- ?? (Chris' 30th birthday)


Current PTR: August 2014 Birthday & Anniversary Celebration with the (GASP!) Non-Believers

xoktenox is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 06:01 PM   #12
Pinkocto
In love with all things Disney. Happily joined DVC 01/11.
 
Pinkocto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: MD
Posts: 7,271

I'm here, excited to read about the fun!
__________________
-Pam

First Trip - YC '89, CSR '98, Pop '07, Music '08, AKL CL 1/11, SSR 12/11, 5N Dream Cruise & AKV 3/12, AKV CL 9/12 , OKW 12/12, 4N Wonder Cruise 1/13, 7N Fantasy Cruise & AKV CL 3/13, AKV 6/13, DL 9/13, VGF 12/13, OKW/AKV 1/14, 5N Wonder Cruise/VBR 3/14, Western Fantasy/BCV 5/14
Pinkocto is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 06:39 PM   #13
Caretames1
Mom & Crazed Planner
 
Caretames1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Central Wisconsin
Posts: 3,351

I'm here!
__________________
2014, A Disney Free Year
IN PROGRESS: SURPRISE...You forgot WHAT!?!http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3022868
SURPRISE! Can we do it again? Nov 2012 PTR http://www.disboards.com/showthread....8#post44413308
Wake Up! SURPRISE, We're going to Disney World....TODAY Sept 2011 TRhttp://www.disboards.com/showthread....9#post42811539
"Momma, I got to dance with Flynn Ryder!" Our January 2011 TR.http://www.disboards.com/showthread....1#post39775931
First Ever Trip to Disney World 1/23/2009 (POR) 6 days
Back to Disney World 1/21/2011 (POR) 10 days

Shhh! Suprise MNSSHP Trip 9/21/2011 (POP) 5 days
Surprise...AGAIN! 11/1/12 (AoA) 11 days
ME: Carey DH: John DD: Kadence (10) DD: Samantha (20)
Caretames1 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 10:25 PM   #14
cbg1027
I knew I had converted him when he started pointing out hidden Mickeys to me!
 
cbg1027's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Posts: 4,933

I'm in! Can't wait to hear about it all. I love your TR's!
cbg1027 is offline  
Old 11-05-2011, 10:41 PM   #15
jwwi
DIS Veteran
 
jwwi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 1,669

Ready to read your report. I'm sure everyone would agree, 2 days in Disney is better than No days! I'm sure you managed to keep yourself busy.......
__________________
Next trip??
jwwi is offline  
 



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:08 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: