Mummy Movie Night

Last weekend, my nieces and I decided to have a themed movie night. Spooky season is upon us, after all!

So here’s how I threw together an easy Mummy themed movie night:

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Batman’s 80th Celebration at Six Flags St Louis

We started our day with food on the way to Six Flags for their celebration of 80 years of Batman. We stopped at a diner we love in Crystal City, MO called Gordon’s Stoplight Drive-in.

Then we made our way to Six Flags.

You can see our full adventure in my video.

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Holiday in the Park

20181130_1815048696200414843506335.jpgA few years ago, Six Flags started opening up for a few weekends after Thanksgiving, for an event called Holiday in the Park. This was the third year of the event, and our third year attending. In all honesty, this was probably our most successful year. The first year, I don’t remember much other than being miserably cold and wanting hot chocolate, which I did not get. Last year was cold but not as bad, and I did get my hot chocolate.

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Nerd in New York

I recently went on a last minute trip out of town, and had a free day to run around in New York. It’s been eight years since I’ve been in the Big Apple, and I’ve missed it quite a bit. I’m from small town, middle of America, and big cities are always fascinating to me. It’s a constant feeling of go-go-go, where there is always something to do or somewhere to go — pretty much the opposite of how it works where I live! And I hate to be bored, sooo…

I took the train into the city, and headed straight for Times Square. I was greeted with comforting images:

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Universal Dining: Three Broomsticks

Harry Potter fanatics, such as myself, rejoiced at the initial announcement of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter being added to Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios, Orlando.

WE GET TO SEE THE CASTLE?! WE GET TO EXPLORE HOGSMEADE?!

And for those who have been, you know – it’s like walking onto the set, and everything is magical.

That being said, one of the things I was ridiculously excited for, was the opportunity to dine at the Three Broomsticks.

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The Three Broomsticks restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and is a quick service option for those of us that are go-go-go at the parks. ¬†They offer a handful of different options, including fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, Cornish pasty, turkey legs and fresh vegetables, plus items on the kid’s menu for picky little eaters.

What do I always get?

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This huuuuuuge plate of deliciousness! Seriously, you get you money’s worth with this restaurant.

So is it worth a visit? Definitely, especially for fellow fans of the books and movies.

And you can’t forget the best part of the visit: BUTTERBEER!

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~Angel