Living in a Theme Park Day 4: Lost in London…or Universal Studios

Another Day, Another Theme Park. We are starting to get the hang of this living in a theme park thing! Today we would be back at Universal Studios (click the link to read about Universal Day 1: All Aboard the Hogwarts Express to Universal Islands of Adventure… or look at the end of the post for links to every day of our vacation!), which meant our Disneybound outfits continued to not be Disney. Perhaps in this case we should be referring to them as Closet Cosplays? Either way, we were Harry Potter’ed up again, this time drawing inspiration from a few random sources. Justine tried to create a casual look that emulated Hermione’s Yule Ball gown. KG rocked a shocking amount of feathers in her Hedwig inspired outfit. And Kris looked deep inside (not that deep actually, it’s right there beneath the surface) and expressed her blackened soul with a Death Eater look. You can read more about the outfits here: Off to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Disneybound Style. Continue reading

Living in a Theme Park Day 3: All Aboard the Hogwarts Express to Universal Islands of Adventure

This morning we got up a little later than we normally would on vacation; living in theme parks is hard work. But this is only Day 3 so we were still trying to keep our energy up! We dressed in our Hogwarts best, Kris and Justine as Slytherin and Hufflepuff students, and Kristin as a visiting student from Beauxbatons (because she’s apparently not in a Hogwarts house). The theme of our outfits needed to change because today we weren’t off to Disney World. Today we would finally get to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We could not contain our excitement. Continue reading