"Your Lime Green Chariot Awaits!" ~ a WDW Family Vacation ~ July 2011 Trip Report! Some Background Information Hello there! My name's Allie. This is my first ever trip report! Yay! I'm so excited to start! I just got back yesterday from my ninth trip to Disney World. I have lots of pictures and lots to share! So please, please stay tuned for updates But before you decide get invested (which I highly recommend doing ) , you probably want to know a little bit about the trip and who was on it! So here are some of the details, the cast and some bios! Enjoy! Hi, again. I'm Allie! Nice to meet you all! I'm 16 and a total Disney nut. My parents started taking me when I was 4 and we became DVC members, one of the best investments they say that have ever made! I'm so, so, so glad they did because Disney is my absolute favorite place to go on vacation. And in general. My love has deeply grown over the years and it came out even more when I met Jess (disneyfreak508) and Kristen (disneyfreak616). I'm so glad I met them Since the Disney details are most imoportant, here are some of my favorite things Favorite Characters: Mulan, Belle, Tigger, Tinkerbell and Jasmine Favorite Counter Service Restaurants: Sunshine Seasons and Columbia Harbor House Favorite Sit Down Restaurants: Garden Grill, Le Cellier and Tony's Town Square Favorite Park: Magic Kingdom, but Epcot is totally a close 2nd! Favorite Country in Epcot: Japan (mostly because of Mitsukoshi, that awesome store) Favorite Rides: Space Mountain, Tower of Terror, Expedition Everest, Test Track, The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The Three Caballeros (don't judge...I love Spanish ), The wave pool at Typhoon Lagoon (it totally counts) and pretty much any mode of Disney offered transportation. Yeah, I couldn't narrow it down to like, 2 or 3... Favorite Disney Movies: Mulan, The Little Mermaid and Aladdin Ana, not my sister (I'm an only child ), but one of my best friends! She's also 16. She doesn't live where I do, but she used to! She moved to Boston a few years ago. We've brought her to Disney once before 2 years ago so bringing her back this time was a no brainer As the picture states, she is a vegetarian! She's also lactose intolerant. So if you have any dietary issues, you definitely should keep up with this TR. I have pictures of practically every meal so you can know what are good options for you Favorite Characters: Jack Sparrow, Eeyore, Belle, the Beast and Flynn Rider Favorite Counter Service Restaurants: Columbia Harbor House and Pizzafari Favorite Sit Down Restaurants: Sci Fi Drive in Theater, Garden Grill and The Crystal Palace Favorite Park: Magic Kingdom Favorite Country in Epcot: England Favorite Rides: Rock 'n Rollercoaster, Toy Story Mania, The Haunted Mansion and Spaceship Earth Favorite Disney Movies: All of the Lion King movies Here's my lovely mother, Sharon. But I'll call her mother. or Mom. or Madre, because I'm obsessed with Spanish as aforementioned She's been coming to Disney since she was little. Though her parents left her behind when she was 5 and she is still beat up about to this day and she's 41. She has the funniest one liners, it's precious. She loves "organized photography". Meaning, she does not take candids and she only usually takes pictures that have people posed in them. She loves coming to Disney, and my parents even honeymooned here! I want to as well Favorite Characters: Chip and Dale Favorite Counter Service Restaurants: Columbia Harbor House Favorite Sit Down Restaurants: Le Cellier, The Plaza, Sci Fi Drive in Theater and Cape May Buffet (for breakfasts)Favorite Park: Magic Kingdom Favorite Country in Epcot: Canada, "I love the song." Favorite Rides: Toy Story Mania, Rock 'n Rollercoaster, Expedition Everest and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Favorite Movies: "I don't know, can I see a list" Oh, lord. And finally, my dad. His name is Tim. I call him Padre too sometimes. Haha I think his first WDW visit was with my mom on their honeymoon. He really likes it. My parents usually come down (leaving me home!) for the Food and Wine Festival. So he's also a pretty seasoned Disney traveler. The only thing he really doesn't like is the 90+ degree heat. He can sweat through a shirt within 10 minutes of being out in the humidity. Yuck, I know! Favorite Characters: Mike Wozowski and Rex Favorite Counter Service Restaurants: Columbia Harbor House (clearly a family favorite) Favorite Sit Down Restaurants: Le Cellier and The Plaza Favorite Park: Epcot Favorite Country in Epcot: Mexico, for the Margaritas. Favorite Rides: Soarin', Tower of Terror and Toy Story Mania Favorite Disney Movies: Toy Story So, that's my family...and Ana. But she's pretty much part of the family. Most of Photopass people thought we were related anyhow. Here's one group shot! I'm the only one who liked it, and this is my trip report (and I'll post what I want to ^.^) We stayed at the Boardwalk, as we usually do. We're total Epcot snobs, we love being able to walk there, and to MGM (I'll never give in to calling it Hollywood Studios! Besides, MGM saves time on typing!). We were there from July 23rd, 2011 until July 31st, 2011. There will be special guest appearances from Kristen (disneyfreak616 for those of you who missed it before) and her brother and father! You'll also find out what's up with the quote in the title, because I know you're all just itching with curiosity. That's about it for now. I really hope you'll stay tuned! I'll try to update as much as possible. It'd mean a lot to me if you all subscribed Thanks!!!