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Easter Fun! Chocolate Eggs at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Happy Spring, Disney Fans!

     I hope everyone is finally getting a little warmer weather. Here in Orlando, the first day of Spring brought yet another dip into the chilly 60's, but now we are back to our more seasonable 80's. You poor Northerners! I hope you are thawing out! You could always head this way!

     This past weekend was the end of my kiddo's Spring Break, so we hit up Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for our annual visit to see the hand-carved chocolate eggs in the lobby. Every year, the pastry chefs at the Grand Floridian go nuts, making these huge chocolate eggs come to life with scenes from favorite Disney movies and more. They are amazing! Some of the best eggs get saved from year to year, so there are usually some repeats from previous years, but also several newbies. Would you like to check them out? Here you go! (I apologize in advance for the blurry ones. It was hard to see in the lobby because the sun was coming in so brightly, so I didn't see how the pics came out until after we left.)

Tangled


Evil Queen Cauldron


Artistic Flower and Butterflies Front

Artistic Flower and Butterflies Back

Nightmare Before XMas Front

Nightmare Before Xmas Back

Baymax Front

Baymax Back

Aristocats

Fairy Front

Fairy Back

Hen Front

Hen Back

Deco Egg Front

Deco Egg Back

Elephant Front

Elephant Back

Zootopia Front

Zootopia Back

Carousel Front

Carousel Back

Chocolate Swirls Front

Chocolate Swirls Back

Aladdin Front

Aladdin Back

Minnie Front

Minnie Back

Beauty and the Beast Front

Beauty and the Beast Back

Seasons Front

Seasons Back

Bald Eagle

Brave

Fox and the Hound

Lion King

Finding Nemo

Steampunk Chocolate Factory

Frozen

BB8

Pinocchio

Oliver and Company

Lady and the Tramp

The Wizard of Oz

Robin Hood

Wreck-It Ralph

     Aren't they amazing? They really are a beautiful sight to behold and really incredible when you think about the painstaking work that had to be put into each one. The eggs will be on display until April 10th. If you don't get a chance to see them this year, you can make plans to see them in 2019, when you reach out to my friends at Kingdom Konsultant Travel to help you plan your next Disney vacation! 

     Until next time, have a magical week!

                                                                     Jenn

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