EPCOT Flower Garden Festival 2013 Woody from Toy Story Topiary

2013 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival Tour

I had the pleasure of attending the 2013 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival, which actually turned out to be one of my best times at the park.

The cooler temperature was balanced by the soft kisses of the Florida sun on my skin.

Immediately upon entering EPCOT I was greeted by the beloved faces of the Disney brand enjoying they’re rendition of a colorful springtime barbecue.

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Reminiscing with the Gators

I’m a Florida girl, always and forever. That’s why my first visit to Gatorland this past Sunday reminded me of why I love being a Floridian and why I miss and reminisce about the original Theme Parks of central Florida. Growing up I would see gators all of the time …

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Halloween Horror Nights 2012. Keep reading for more HHN 22 tips.

Halloween Horror Nights 22 (The Ultimate HHN 22 Review)

My trip to Orlando last weekend was filled with exciting events. One of the events that I had the pleasure of attending was Halloween Horror Nights 22 over at Universal Studios.

With my nerves on ten I kept playing scenarios of possible chilling scenes that were on the way.

Once finally able to push them aside, I entered the crowded gates of HHN for a somewhat spine-tingling evening.

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Magic Kingdom Secrets at Walt Disney World with Minnie Mouse atop parade float on Main Street USA

The Best Walt Disney Quote About Growing Up

The Walt Disney quotes are timeless and prove to be much more valuable as life goes on. I particularly love this Disney quote about growing up.

Or perhaps…

…not growing up.

It’s not to be in the same line of not maturing for what’s needed to be a productive citizen of the world, but more like looking at life with childlike wander.

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Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Ultimate Busch Garden’s Tampa Howl-O-Scream 2012 Review

HIPSTER Review: Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream 2012

This past weekend I made my way over to Busch Gardens for their annual Howl-O-Scream 2012 event.

To my surprise I had a great time!

Getting there early really helped me optimize my time and I was able to go through five of the six houses.

I skipped the shows this year to focus on the haunted attractions.

I’m excited to take you through each house that I was able to go through for Howl-O-Scream 2012.

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Halloween Horror Nights 22

Halloween Horror Nights 2012 Survival Guide (Pro Tips for HHN 22)

Are you looking for the best Halloween Horror Nights 2012 tips and tricks?

I am such a scaredy-cat that I wonder why I place myself in paid situations to be frightened.

I started going to Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) back in 2005 and I became addicted to the fun, excitement, and detail that Universal puts into this event. 

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Keeping the Magic until the End

Welcome to ThemeParkHipster!

This blog is for the young at heart who love the non-traditional way of park hopping.

We have grown up with the love of the whimsical magic that the theme parks here in central Florida have come to display; however, as adulthood sneaks upon us we are expected to “put away” childish things and to live in a constant reality.

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