Disney Halloween Twitter Gift Exchange

A few weeks ago I saw a tweet from the lovely @kindnesscourage asking if anyone wished to be added to the #DisneyhalloweenGE and I couldn’t resist the urge to get involved as I do like to send a surprise gift! 

Full details of the Halloween gift exchange were shared on Hannah’s blog here but in summary you provided details of your fave Disney characters and films and were added to a list. When purchasing, you had a budget of £10 to create a gift box for a name you would be given on the 2nd October along with details of their fave characters etc. 

We knew that the deadline for posting the boxes was Friday 13th October but as I was away for a week from that date I was excited to get my gift when I returned from holiday! I wasn’t disappointed! 

Upon arriving home today I received this gorgeous package 


From the very lovely @laurenroseh on Twitter! I cannot thank Lauren enough for my beautiful gift. 

I stated that Alice in Wonderland and Ursula were my faves and she bought be a stunning pen and awesome villain socks to cover that. I also got a gorgeous mickey purse and yummy chocolate pumpkin lolly!  

I am so happy and glad I took part in the exchange! Please take a look at the #disneyhalloweenGE to see other gifts sent and received. 

I also encourage you to follow @kindnesscourage on Twitter and her awesome blog for lovely Disney content and fun events like this exchange. 

Do you think the exchange is something you might choose to take part in next year? 

Thank Alyssa xx 

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Plus Size Disney – Dumbo 

It’s been a while since I’ve done any Plus Size Disneybound looks but I am hoping to re-ignite my blog so here goes! 

All items links and prices were correct at date of this blog post going live 


Grey Crushed Velvet Jacket  – Evans 

Don’t just fly T-Shirt – Redbubble 

Red and Yellow beaded Necklace – John Green 

Dark Grey Ripped Jeans – Yours Clothing 

Feather brooch – Debenhams 

Silver Glitter Trainers – New Look 

I love this cozy grey toned look with a pop of colour in the necklace and would totally rock this on cooler park days. 

Lots of Love

Alyssa xxx 

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Plus Size 25th Outfits – Part 2 

Carrying on with the theme of Disneybounds based on the merchandise released for the DLP 25th anniversary, I’ve taken a more casual approach to the blue and silver theme today! 

I hope you like what I’ve chosen! 


Silver bomber Jacket – Simply Be 

Cobalt Blue body Top – Simply Be 

Boyfriend Jeans – Simply Be 

Silver Iron on Star patches for Jeans – 99p each EBay

Silver Sequin Ears – available in Park. 

Sliver Sequin Converse – Schuh

This involves a bit of DIY ironing the patches on to the jeans but overall I think this would be an amazing casual park day look for the 25th anniversary! 

What do you think?

Alyssa xx 

Plus Size 25th Outfits … Part One! 

With all of the merchandise and character outfits being released on social media for the DLP 25th Anniversary celebrations, it has inspired me to put together a few outfit ideas! 

Here’s the first one based on the VIPs blue and silver ensembles … 


Blue Dress – New Look Plus Size 

Silver Glitter Trainers – New Look Plus Size 

Blue and Silver hand painted Scarf – Etsy 

Silver Cardigan – Freemans 

Silver Star Crown – Crown and Glory 

How would you style a Disneybound to compliment the VIPs blue and Silver 25th outfits?! 

Alyssa xxx 

Plus Size Disney – Princess Leia 

I thought it was about time that I did a Disneybound that wasn’t Dark Side 😂

So, who else would I choose but the fabulous Princess Leia?


White long Sleeve Top – Asos Curve
Grey Jeans – Asos Curve 

Full length Cardigan – EBay 

Boots -Evans 

Leia Bun Earmuffs – Levelupnerdapparel on Etsy 

R2d2 Bag – Loungefly on Amazon 

All items linked were available for sale at the time of this blog post going live. 

I’ve taken a winter approach to this Disneybound, how would you style the iconic Princess Leia?

Lots of Love

Alyssa XX 

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Plus Size Disney – Darth Vader 

Continuing on with my ‘Season of the Force’ inspired Disney Bounds for the plus Size figured amongst us, today is the turn of Darth Vader …


Black Cape Top – Yours Clothing 

Black Jeggings – ASOS Curve 

Patent Black Boots – Simply Be 

Dark Side Ears – Detailed Custom Designs @ Queen Ursula Uk 

Lightsaber Necklace – Rubygirl on Etsy 

Vader Moulded Backpack – Loungefly on Amazon 

I would definitely wear this look … how would you style the dark lord? 

Lots of love

Alyssa xxx 

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Plus Size Disney – Boba Fett

Are you as excited about Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris as I am? 

I’m currently Outfit planning and putting together some ideas for Star Wars bounds so I thought I’d share some with you! 


Necklace – Retro Styler
Jumpsuit – Ax Paris Simply Be 

Belt – Love Ya Ya on Etsy 

Khaki Cardigan – Asos Curve 

1460 Dr Martens – Dr Marten 

How would you style a Boba Fett look? 

Lots of Love 

Alyssa XX 

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Plus Size Disney – Daisy Duck 

The sassiest duck there is, I LOVE Daisy and am super excited about this cute glam look I’ve put together for her. 


Purple Floaty Layered Dress – ASOS Curve 

Pink Glitter Bow headband – Crown and Glory 

Pink Hi Tops – Converse 

Crystal bangle set – love lemonade

Daisy Tote Bag – EBay 

All items linked were available at the time of this blog post going live. 

I think this is the perfect glamorous summer bound, what do you think? 

Lots of Love 

Alyssa XX 

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A few of my favourite things … 2

Dedicated to DLP


Dedicated to DLP comes in 3 different formats, there is a blog , a You Tube channel and a Podcast all run by the lovely Steve, with a little help from his friends!

As well as all those resources? You can also find them on Twitter and Facebook as Dedicated to Disneyland Paris. These are the places where you can get involved with the blog/you tube and podcast and share your opinions.  

The blog is a wonderful resource for all DLP related news. Steve updates press releases, rumours, trip reports, reviews, pin releases and basically everything that you could wish for that is DLP related. If your aren’t already then you really should subscribe to this blog if you are a DLP fan! 


An offshoot of the blog is the Dedicated to DLP You Tube Channel. Here, Steve uploads weekly news update videos as well as occasional collaborations with other DLP you tubers. I know that Steve took some vlog footage on his Xmas trip to DLP so as well as the usual trip report updates, I think we will be getting some vlogging coming in the near future. 

Steve has a very positive demeanour, he is very personable and easy to watch so I really enjoy the You Tube element of Dedicated to DLP. He also takes a very honest approach to his reporting and will share rumours, but always makes it clear that they are not official in any way to avoid disappointment.

The final part of dedicated to DLP is the amazing podcast. This is how I found Steve and Mark and continues to be my favourite recorded podcast to listen to. Steve is joined by Mark (@fusemp on Twitter) for most of these podcasts which are a fun and lively chat about the latest DLP news, changes, rumours, updates and anything else DLP related.


If you want to know more about the podcast hosts, this About page is quite informative … 


The interaction between the hosts is amusing as they often disagree on topics. The podcast relies heavily on input from the social media followers too, Steve will often as for feedback/questions/suggestions for shows and they always credit the people who have contacted them. It’s lovely to have a podcast that is so involved in the DLP online community. 

All in all, if you haven’t had a chance to check out dedicated to DLP on any of its platforms, you are missing out. 

Go have a read/watch/listen and let me know what you think!

Lots of Love

Alyssa XX 

 

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Disney Plus Size Wish List – USA edition 

Plus Size Disney clothing in the U.K. Is near impossible to find (unless you want Jammies – but who wants to wear Jammies in public?!) so I am addicted to window shopping the US sites. Forever hoping to catch the 50% off international shipping days!

I thought that you might like to see the items I am lusting after at the moment, let’s start with Torrid.


Minnie Mouse bikini top – Torrid 

Minnie Mouse bikini bottoms – Torrid 


Ariel Dress – Torrid 


Snow White Dress – Torrid 


Miss Piggy Tee – Torrid 


Wicked Sweater – Torrid 


💜 Ursula Dress 💜 – Torrid 


OUAT Regina Dress – Torrid 

Now let’s move on to Hot Topic … 


Lilo Dress – Hot Topic 


Baymax Vest Top – Hot Topic 


Belle Rose Dress – Hot Topic 


Cheshire Cat Dress – Hot Topic 


Villains dress – Hot Topic 


Storm Trooper Dress – Hot Topic 

I think that’s more than enough to give you an idea of what’s available!

Both websites offer 50% off international shipping occasionally, if you are signed up to their mailing list then you will be informed when that offer comes around. Please do be aware that you are likely to be hit with customs charges though – which can be just as much as the 50% you saved on shipping! 

What clothing collections are you loving that are available at the moment? 

Lots of Love

Alyssa XX 

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