I’m home, I’m jet-lagged, and something I always hate about coming home from holidays is the dreaded unpacking of the suitcase, am I right?
What made it a little more bearable for me today though was knowing that my case was full of Disney goodies, and who doesn’t love a good haul post?!
Now a fair amount of this is RunDisney stuff, so that’s where I’ll begin!
To start off, our medals and race shirts were all included in the entry fee; for the 5k it was just a regular cotton t-shirt, and the 10k, 2 halfs and Rebel Challenge shirts were all long sleeved performance tops. The medals are all 100% awesome, and pretty chunky – weighing just under a kilo for all six!
As well as our free shirts, we picked up a few extra goodies at the RunDisney expos. To surprise Dad, I had pre-ordered the limited edition WDW race weekend jackets for both of us, and we both ended up wearing them for the majority of the rest of our trip because they were so nice and warm! We also got a Coast to Coast shirt each, because you only get a medal for completing it, and also the Rebel Challenge ‘I did it!’ t-shirts, which also had a map of the courses we ran on the back, then I got a couple of headbands – two WDW half marathon ones and a Rebel Challenge.
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I was pretty desperate for a pair of the limited release New Balance trainers, so of course I was super psyched to get my hands on a pair of the Red Carpet Minnie Mouse ones, which also came with a pair of gold shoelaces and clip on bows.
I was pretty restrained in only buying two mugs, (I had my eye on quite a few!) but Chip was top on my list, and I fell in love with the pastel Disneyland beauty. Obviously I bought the first Cogsworth I found because I had to bring him home with me, although I discovered mine is missing his pendulum yesterday when I unwrapped him, so fingers crossed the lovely Disney team with magic up a new one for me!
I’m a huge collector of Vinylmations, and somehow came home with 9, oops! I did get two of them at Disney’s Character Warehouse, the outlet store, for only $3 each so that was a bonus.
Isn’t my new BB-8 dress amazing?! Its by Her Universe, but was sold all over the parks and Disney Springs, and I’m obsessed. I actually wore it to Hollywood Studios one day, and bumped into some Stormtroopers, totally panicked and said ‘this isn’t the droid you’re looking for’..
And lastly, I was really lucky to finally meet the lovely Maggie from Elephant and Mouse, who was staying in the same resort as us and was kind enough to meet me with an order of ears so I didn’t have to pay international shipping! I got two different fluffy Donald Duck pairs, and a pretty purple galaxy pair. She makes incredible ears, so go and visit her Etsy shop here!
Oh, and not forgetting this cutie!
We came home with a family set!
Are you heading to Disney anytime soon?
8 thoughts on “My Disney Trip Haul!”
So many amazing things! I especially love your BB-8 dress and the BB-8 cup! I’ve seen them all over Instagram, I’m dead jealous! Sounds like you had an awesome trip ❤ x
Amazing haul! Absolutely adore the shoes! I hope the Disney guys can get you a replacement Cogsworth x
I am such a huge disney fan myself, I absolutely loved this blog post!
I was at DisneyWorld this past September and StarWars wasn’t as big as it probably is now since the movie has been released, so I was a little sad – but that BB8 drink is to die for!
Such an awesome post – I’ll definitely be checking back for more!
Ahh I’m so glad you managed to get your trainers!
I’m sure you’ll get a new Cogsworth no problem. I had a fab experience with the Disney Store UK customer services recently and I heard of others that have had brilliant exchanges with WDW customer services too.
Yeah, last time we had a problem they were SO helpful I couldn’t believe it! No one does customer service like Disney xx
That BB-8 dress tho! I really wanted to buy that Disneyland mug when I was in WDW but I felt like a fraud because I haven’t been yet haha! Hope you manage to get a replacement Cogsworth 🙂 xx
OMG, that Cogsworth is amazing! Great things you got there. 🙂
My nephew was very disappointed that there seemed to be a lack of VInylmations in the parks. We did get the plain white one and used that for getting our autographs which was fun.
Did you pick up any of the Starbucks mugs in the end?
I’m looking forward to posting my Disney hauls in the next few weeks.