Last October at our Girl's Week, we were able to go to Mickey's Halloween Party in Disneyland. If you know me well, or really even a little bit, you know that I love me some Disney and Disneyland falls at the top of my Disney Love List (I should make one of those).
When we knew we would be going, we all got excited to dress up as a family together. This year we chose the mix of pirates, Peter Pan, and Jake and the Neverland Pirates, it all fit together well. Goodness it was SO fun!
This was pre Halloween party. We went for the day and let the boys dress up before the party in the evening. (Luke's was too warm for daytime.) They were so cute in their strollers (a must in Disney with little children) while waiting in line.
Bladen was pretty excited. I really wish there was a way to convey to everyone in a picture, or to somehow share the feeling I get when I read this sign, pass through the tunnel and into Disneyland. I know it sounds so cheesy, but it is so accurate to say how magical it feels to walk inside. It's like you can feel the happiness and magical pixie dust (or something), running through your veins. It's perfect, and was even more special with all their Halloween-ness. (Have I also told you how much I love Halloween?)
We rode some rides, and finally caught the Casey JR. Train! Last time we were here it was closed, but the kiddos loved it this time around. I think it is a super cute ride and fun to sing the song. "Casey JR.'s coming down the track, coming down the track. With a smoky stack."
Holy cow, Bradley is old enough to ride Splash Mountain! I can't even imagine Bladen riding this ride, what a big boy! Everybody has a laughing place, a laughing place to go oh oh!
Then it was time to get changed!
This is the only picture we got of us all together. We were a GOOD looking group of pirates and misfits. And yes, all the costumes were gathered or made by us. From left to right, Tinker Bell, Tic-Toc Crock, Peter Pan, Princess Tiger Lily, Jake, Captain Hook, and a cute pirate!
I tell you it was a blast! It was fun being dressed up, but it was so fun seeing what everyone else was dressed up as too! There were spots around the park to Trick-or-treat where they seriously loaded you up with either candy or snacks. There were also lots of meet and greets and little dance parties. We focused on the trick or treat part of things.
I think it was important for me to share the many faces of Princess Tiger Lily. Rocked it.
Everyone's costumes were so awesome! I especially love Lukey's. Well maybe I just love Luke, but he does make a cute Crock anyway.
Yes! Bladen got a picture with the Storm Troopers! When we saw them he yelled out "Oh! Storm troopers!" So we had to hop in line for a photo, they were great. Daddy was so proud.
Then we caught the Halloween parade and the boys eventually zonked. It was just wonderful. One day the whole family needs to go together and do individual family themed costumes. That would be such a blast.
This was one of my very favorite Disney memories, and there are a lot of them. I think we made the cutest family there.