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princessallegra
05-05-2010, 08:10 AM
Hello!! The excitement is building so much I can't stand it! This will be our first anniversary celebration trip. We feel beyond blessed that we can even go back, thanks to a 40% off pin that I only received about 12 weeks ago! :eek::woohoo:

Last year for our Disneymoon, I ended up getting sick on the plane ride to Disney and was sick in bed practically our entire trip :sad1::sad2:I was in so much pain, could not move. Poor DH! Bless him for not packing up and going back to NY, because I was insufferable!! I was inconsolable, and just so distraught that our Poly CL Disneymoon was just ticking away. Poor guy didn't know what to do with me! Luckily I was a little better by the second to last night, and we were able to do the two really special things we had planned for our wedding/DM- V+A's Chef's Table, and the Richard Petty Driving Experience for DH. Both those experiences made up for the whole time I was sick though!!! However we both knew it would be a long time until we were able to go back to the World, especially after all the wedding expenses and all. THEN 10 days after we got back from Disney, DH got laid off.:sad2: So the next 6 months until he got a job were beyond hard and we NEVER though we would be celebrating our anniversary in Disney, that's for sure! Fast forward to tax time!!!! I got a pin right at the time when we found out we would be getting quite a good return from good ol' Uncle Sam!

We decided that since we couldn't afford the Poly again, we would do WL CL and do DxDDP!!!!!!! A first for us! We have always been DDP people in the past. It was so much fun, and so exciting and romantic to plan this culinary adventure for our anniversary. So without further adieu, the cast:

Moi- Allegra, 27. Lover of food, period! I'm not picky at all, and love trying new things. I love beef, seafood, veggies and fruits...I love bread, and cheese, LOVE those! There are a few flavors I don't like. Black licorice, anise, etc. are not for me. I won't eat tripe! That's big in my mom's country of Argentina where we spend a lot of time. But I love things like sweetbreads and foie gras! YUM! I love fine dining, but I also love fast food. I have a wide range of things that make me happy.

DH-Mike, 30. He is a very adventurous eater. I have never really met anyone that is SO open to new things. For example when we started dating he had never even TRIED any fish before. Ever. Now he eats sushi (real pieces of fish sushi)! Most people that haven't ever tried seafood are a little hesitant, in my experience, to delve into the world of seafood, let alone raw hunks of fish. Mike loves ribs, filets, a great hamburger. He does not like cheddar cheese, celery, or asparagus. He also enjoys fine dining, and was the one to push for DxDDP!

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On this trip we will try 3 Signature restaurants that are new to us, 2 TS that are new to us, and a character breakfast which we have NEVER done before together!!!!! We will also be arriving on our actual anniversary, and celebrating by dining at Cali Grill at the perfect time for the last night of Wishes for the summer. :cloud9: We have printed out the menus, and have been looking over them to see what looks good! Everything looks great, I'll say that!! There are also some culinary surprises I have planned for DH along the way, so stay tuned for that.

Next post will be the list of our ADRs, and after that I'll write some of the menu choices we're thinking about. Thanks to anyone who has read along! I have to say it, sorry!! HAVE A MAGICAL DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :wizard::wizard:

ETA: The pic of us is from the second part of our Honeymoon in Costa Rica!

tink713
05-05-2010, 10:43 AM
I'm joining in for this one. Can't wait to read your reviews! By the way, I love your Snow White tatoo!

TigerKat
05-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Signing on! You poor thing, I thought I had bad luck. I had a root canal last October on arrival day at WDW, only ruined a day or two. I can't imagine being sick for most of my vacation.:hug:

Linda67
05-05-2010, 02:31 PM
Count me in. Very excited to read your reviews :)

athenna
05-05-2010, 02:55 PM
Count me in! So sorry you spent you honeymoon sick:hug: So thrilled you're getting a do over:thumbsup2
Love the Snow White tattoo:lovestruc

princessallegra
05-05-2010, 04:14 PM
I'm joining in for this one. Can't wait to read your reviews! By the way, I love your Snow White tatoo!

Thank you so much!!! The tattoo was a labor of love, 5 hours straight. I thought I was gonna die! I followed your PTR!

Signing on! You poor thing, I thought I had bad luck. I had a root canal last October on arrival day at WDW, only ruined a day or two. I can't imagine being sick for most of my vacation.:hug:

Thank you so much :goodvibes It was awful! I'm not gonna lie! But in the end it did work out ok.

Count me in. Very excited to read your reviews :)

Thanks!!!! Glad to have you aboard!!!!

Count me in! So sorry you spent you honeymoon sick:hug: So thrilled you're getting a do over:thumbsup2
Love the Snow White tattoo:lovestruc

Thank you so much!! I see you are recently engaged!!!! CONGRATS!!! That's so exciting!!! Enjoy every minute of your engagement, you will long for those days again! :cloud9:

Stay tuned, the ADR's are coming up! :goodvibes:goodvibes

scanne
05-05-2010, 05:28 PM
AWESOME!
I'm going to post my pre-dining DXDP trip thoughts soon, too!

Enjoy and Happy Anniversary!

vinotinto
05-05-2010, 07:30 PM
Definitely in! :thumbsup2 Can't wait to see your list of ADRs and to hear about the signature restaurants! I'm currently trying to decide if I can pull off 3 signatures in 8 nights with my kids. They love to eat out (I'm proud to say they take after moi), but since they'll be 3 and 5, I'm still debating whether I should scale back to 2 signatures. Maybe your reviews will help me decide?

princessallegra
05-05-2010, 09:02 PM
AWESOME!
I'm going to post my pre-dining DXDP trip thoughts soon, too!

Enjoy and Happy Anniversary!

Thank you!! YES POST YOURS!!!! I've been reading everyone's PTR and reviews and they are just the best! :goodvibes

Definitely in! :thumbsup2 Can't wait to see your list of ADRs and to hear about the signature restaurants! I'm currently trying to decide if I can pull off 3 signatures in 8 nights with my kids. They love to eat out (I'm proud to say they take after moi), but since they'll be 3 and 5, I'm still debating whether I should scale back to 2 signatures. Maybe your reviews will help me decide?

Congrats on your upcoming trip!!! Your kids must be so cute!!!!!! 3 and 5, what perfect ages for a Disney trip!! Is it their first? Or are they seasoned little DISkids? I think as far as the dining/signatures go, it all depends on your kiddos. I think it depends a TON on spacing out your meals realllly well. Especially if you're going in the heat of summer. Last first week of June it was in the 90s!:eek: Anyhoo, I think if you want to have the 3 signature meals go for it. The sigs are not too formal or fancy, and the food is outstanding. I hope my reviews will be of help! I can't wait to enjoy that food! :dance3:

princessallegra
05-05-2010, 09:41 PM
Alright! Time for the ol' list of ADR's. I will admit that they have been changed and changed again!! The WL/Poly IPO have been BEYOND AMAZING!!!! They have accommodated every request politely and promptly, and gotten me things I could not get on my own through DD. Narcoossee's and Crystal Palace were both booked through DD and online. The IPO got me the Narcoosee's at the exact time I wanted, and they were also able to get me the CP ressie just days ago at 4 weeks out for 9:10 am. I definitely think there are advantages to using the IPO's services fully :thumbsup2

Before we get started, I will let you in on the first of special surprises I have up my sleeve for my amazing DH. He currently thinks that Monday 6/7 is our AK day, because that's what we planned. AK has morning EMH, and the plan, as always, was to run for Kilamanjaro Safari. DH LOVES this more than anything! What he doesn't know, is I booked us on the Wildlife Discovery Excursion! This means that we get a one hour private (on a bus with up to 14 other people) tour of the safari! So in reality, our AK day is Tuesday 6/8. But instead of having to get up super early and race, we can get up like normal, take our time, and make our way to the meeting place at 9:45 am. So I will post the ADR's as they actually are, but DH doesn't know this! Thank goodness he's not on the DIS!!!!!!

In the words of Perry Farrell........."HERE.....WE......GOOOOOO!!!"

**We like to eat late dinners.**

Sat 6/5 - Breakfast: Bagel on the plane!
Lunch: Whispering Canyon Cafe (WL) 1:45 pm
Dinner: California Grill (CR) 9:10 pm

Sun 6/6-Breakfast: Club lounge (usually fruit, yogurt, bagels/muffin)
Lunch: Les Chefs de France 12:00 pm (EP)
Dinner: Narcoossee's 7:10 pm (GF)

Mon 6/7- Breakfast: Crystal Palace 9:10 am (MK)
Lunch: The Plaza (OOP)
Dinner: Artist Point 8:15 pm (WL)

Tue 6/8- Breakfast: Club lounge
Lunch: Yak and Yeti 12:00 pm (AK)
Dinner: Yachtsman Steakhouse 6:45 pm (YC)

Wed 6/9- Breakfast: Club lounge
Lunch: 50's PT Cafe (DHS)
Dinner: Jiko 8:30 pm (AKL)




So there you have the list. We will also be sampling the CL offerings as much as possible! This trip we will actually be around when they are serving them!

The next post will be the start of our details, and all the little fun stuff that comes along with planning a great dining adventure! You will see each restaurant that we are trying, what I am looking forward to, and what DH is looking forward to at each place. I have like 20 pages of menus!!!!! :scared1: We really have a lot of things we are doing on this trip that we have never done before (together). DH specifically asked for the character breakfast! It was adorable! We shall see how he likes it after it's all said and done :)

Thanks for reading along! There are some surprises to be revealed in the next installment...Think Cali Grill anniversary dinner......:goodvibes:goodvibes

tink713
05-05-2010, 09:54 PM
Great lineup! I'm interested to read your review of Artist Point, we're hoping to try this restaurant on our next trip.

The Wildlife Discovery Excursion sounds awesome! We were thinking about trying this sometime. I've heard that it's a great tour.

princessallegra
05-06-2010, 09:13 AM
Good morning everyone! Today I will start going through our plan, what we are both looking forward to, AND any concerns we may have in advance. I will also detail any fun surprises that come along the way! DH has done, and continues to do so much for me, and is the best thing to ever happen to me. He does so many thoughtful things, and is really the most loving, amazing man I have ever met in my life. Therefore, I like to go out of my way to do little things for him that I know he will love and appreciate, and will make his trip so much more special. :lovestruc




June 5th- Arrival Day/Anniversary!
Flight arrives MCO at 10:55 am. We will take ME to WL, and hopefully will be able to check in and get our papers by lunch, which is 1:45 pm. It's cutting it a little close. Luckily, WCC is pretty flexible for lunch, and I'm sure if we're late we'll still be able to get in.

Lunch: Whispering Canyon Cafe 1:45 pm
I have eaten here before in 2005, BEFORE I was a DISer. We had lunch on our arrival day, which was quiet and lovely. Little did I know the antics that went on during breakfast!! :laughing: :eek: DID SOMEONE SAY KECTIIIIIIPPPPPP?!?!?!?!?!?! :rotfl: The antics definitely were not for us at 7:30 am lol, but the lunch seating worked great!

*I am looking forward to: BIG MARGARITAS! I hope they still have them! YUM!
*DH is looking forward to: Pulled pork sandwich (he never met one of those he didn't like), bbq pork spring rolls, s'mores cheesecake. I should have added that Mike loooves cheesecake!

Concerns: This is one ADR where we are cutting it close, so the only concern really is getting there close to on time. Actually the other concern is are they going to have my giant margaritas or not! :rotfl:


After lunch we will explore the resort and chill until our room is ready. Today is our non-park day. It will actually be the first arrival day that we haven't gone to MK. It will be a change for sure, but I'm looking forward to it! Hopefully we will have time to unpack, and settle in to our room. By then we may be working up a little appetite, and will be able to sample the evening offerings at the Club Lounge.

Here comes the first surprise...Our Cali Grill ADR is at 9:10 pm. I have set up the From Mickey and Minnie with Love package through Disney Florist. A team will come in while we are at dinner, and decorate the room with candles (led) and rose petals, as well as embroidered Mickey bath towels, spa stuff, pixie dusted roses, and more. Before anyone starts questioning my husband's sexuality (I was lambasted on resorts for setting this up by a man who was sure my husband was gay if he appreciated this.....:confused3), let me assure you he is all hetero lol. Please! He is a true romantic, and has decorated the room for me before a few times. I think he will really appreciate that our room is all romantic for our one year anniversary! He loves stuff like that. And I'm sure he is a little forlorn that he can't do too much surprising because we will be together. Alas, here is the catch! We have to be out of our room by 7 pm in order for the team to come in and set up. So I have planted the idea/plan of doing Drinks around the Monorail before our dinner. I got this awesome idea from some really helpful, amazing people on Resorts.

So after our apps at the lounge, we will get dressed and I will hopefully get him OUT of the room and onto the boat to the CR to start our journey at The Wave bar! We will hop around to the Poly, and GF before returning to CR for our dinner ADR.




Dinner: California Grill 9:10 pm
We have dined here before twice, and love it. Every time the service has been impeccable, and we have loved the food. The sushi is YUMS! We are really looking forward to celebrating our anniversary atop the CR, watching the last night of Wishes for the summer.

*I am looking forward to: Tamarind braised beef appetizer sounds so good! Tempura Malibu Roll, Oak fired filet of beef (with Tillamook cheddar gratin, broccolini, and teriyaki barbecue) YUM! Cheese Board also is one of my faves.
* DH is looking forward to: Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli, Crispy Chicken entree is sooo good!

Concerns: Surprise number two! I have ordered two miniature wedding cakes from Chef Brian aka CakemanBri, to be delivered to our table as our desserts! One is chocolate cake with chocolate mousse, and one is vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream. The outsides will be decorated in Mickey heads :) So my secret concern for this dinner is that the cakes will come off without a hitch! The reason I'm so into this for DH, is because his groom's cake (which was a surprise and part of his wedding present) was forgotten by our reception hall. So I was really upset he never got his groom's cake. I wanted to try to make it up to him :)




After dinner we will hop the boat back to WL, and then retire to our romantic room for the night!!!! Don't come a knockin people!!!!! :thumbsup2:thumbsup2

That's it for now!! Next will be day two: EPCOT, Les Chefs, Narcoossee's, and the first night of Summer Nightastic with MK Night EMH til 2 am!!! :yay:

princessallegra
05-07-2010, 08:57 AM
Howdy! (That's the salutation the WL IPO uses in each email, it's cute :) )



Sunday June 6th-EPCOT morning EMH/MK Night EMH!

We really like morning EMH, and try to use them as much as possible.

On the game plan today: 1. Soarin', then FP it. 2. Sum of All Thrills!!! 3. Test Track 4. Mission Space Orange Team 5. Soarin' FP hopefully...We may need a snack by now, so we'll see what we're in the mood for over in Sunshine Seasons or Future World somewhere. We're both really REALLY excited to try SOAT, because we've never gotten to ride CyberSpace Mountain, or any other VR create-your-own coaster ride. By now World Showcase should be open, and we'll start to make our way through Canada over to France for our lunch ADR.


Lunch: Les Chefs de France 12:00 pm
We've never eaten here before, so we're excited to try a new place. Also I'm very excited because I speak French, and relish any opportunity to practice it! I spent a summer in France, and went back for a wedding, and I just love the culture and language.

*I am looking forward to: Bisque de Homard (lobster bisque), Croque Monsieur (toasted ham and cheese sandwich yummm), Meeting Remy!!!, Meeting French CM's and speaking French with them!
*DH is looking forward to: Meeting Remy!, goat cheese and tomato flatbread, braised beef short ribs.

Concerns: In the back of my mind the negative reviews come up, but I honestly think we will be just fine :)

After lunch we'll grab a Grey Goose slushie to share, and make our way around the World! We will stop along the way to get some yummy drinks we want to try, like Rosa Regale in Italy, and beer in Germany for DH. Also We've never seen the China movie together so we'll do that. Eventually we'll end up at..........

LA CAVA DEL TEQUILA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In the back of the Mexico Pavilion!!!

We are both sooooo looking forward to this place! We LOVE margaritas and tequila!

*I am looking forward to: Margarita Flight. Can't wait to try this!!!
*DH is looking forward to: Blood Orange Margarita (or 2 ;) )

Concerns: We are concerned that we will drink too much and not make it back to our resort!!!!!! After seeing what happened to Leshaface and her hubs, I can only imagine what's in store for us!!!!!! :rotfl: :laughing:

After this fun afternoon we'll try to make it back to WL to sleep it off, I mean nap! :lmao: We need to be dressed and on our way to our dinner ressie by 6:15 pm.


Dinner: Narcoossee's 7:10 pm
We have never dined here before, and are both SUPER excited to experience it. We both love that the restaurant is its own little pavilion, and we expect the ambiance to be great.

*I am looking forward to: Crispy Crab Cakes, Grilled Filet Mignon (served with Potato Gratin, haricots verts, and Choron sauce), Gelato sampler (I loove pistachio!)
*DH is looking forward to: Togarashi Spiced Tuna Tataki, Tanglewood Farms Chicken Breast, Almond -crusted Cheesecake (surprise surprise lol).

Concerns: Again, having read some mixed reviews they are in the back of my mind, but I'm sure we will have a great experience. We go into everything with positivity and an easygoing attitude and find it really helps things along :)

ETA: I forgot to add that during our Narcoossee's dinner, I will tell DH of the surprise of the Wildlife Discovery Excursion! We will for sure be discussing the next day's plans over dinner, which he thinks is AK. That's when I'll surprise him with the tour!:yay::yay:


After dinner we'll head over to MK for Night EMH, and the first night of Summer Nightastic! We are SUPER excited for this!!!!!! Any new fireworks is exciting to us, and we love late night EMH so we're psyched! On the list is Space Mountain, Big Thunder (love it at night, last car), Splash...Hall of Presidents to see our current President...Also a Dole Whip is somewhere in there!!

We do need to get back to our resort at a reasonable time, of course. We have a reservation for breakfast that can't be missed! Something that is going to be a very new experience for us! Stay tuned for the next installment, MK rope drop show and Crystal Palace for the first time ever!!!

scanne
05-07-2010, 02:33 PM
Sounds awesome so far! I love that you have set up little surprises for your DH. I've done that so much in the past that DH tells me NOT to. Ha ha - yeah right! I know I'll do something for him this trip, as well as for my kids, but I'm not sure what yet.

I am really looking forward to hearing more of your plans! Thank you for taking the time to share!

princessallegra
05-09-2010, 05:09 PM
Hello!! This post will be our third day, Magic Kingdom :)

Monday June 7th- MK

Breakfast: Crystal Palace 9:10 am*
This is a first for us! We've never even done a non-character Disney buffet. We don't find a good value in the buffets, because we can never really eat $30 worth of buffet food. But DH specifically asked for a character meal, and this one fit right into our schedule. *The IPO is working on checking for an cancellations in the next few weeks for between 8:00 and 8:15 am. We really would like to see the MK opening show, we've never gotten to see it together.

*I'm looking forward to: Puffed french toast, omelet station, pancake station
*DH is looking forward to: Puffed french toast, pancake station, CHARACTERS!

Concerns: If we aren't able to get in when the restaurant opens, I'm concerned about cross-contamination. I'm not going to lie here, the idea of all those sticky fingers (little AND big) all over the food is enough to make my skin crawl. That's why I'm going to stick to the stations!

After our breakfast we'll do some running around MK until we build up our appetite!


Lunch: The Plaza 12:35 pm
We've never eaten here before, and we've always been intrigued by it.

*I'm looking forward to: Chicken Strawberry Salad or Cheese Steak sandwich (depending on my mood!), Brownie sundae mmmmm
*DH is looking forward to: Whichever one of the above I don't choose! Then we share! We do that all the time :)

Concerns: Not really a concern, just a little bummed about the rehab closing in the place, but not a lot you can do about it! It will not bring us down at all though :)


After lunch we will do some more MK exploration. At some point we'll catch the boat back to WL, and go back to the room to freshen up. Our plan is to catch a bus to DTD so we can ride the hot air balloon! DH really wants to do this, and I'm excited but a little nervous. If we have time we'll do our usual DTD shopping, which consists of lots of Christmas shopping! Also some souvenir shopping for our families, and a little for ourselves :) When we get back to the resort, we'll get ourselves rested and ready for our dinner there at the Lodge.


Dinner: Artist Point 8:30 pm
I have eaten here before in 2005 and loved it. I thought the food and service were terrific. I'm really excited to be back here, and to try it with DH :)

*I'm looking forward to: Smoky Portobello Soup, Braised Penn Cove Mussels, Grilled Beef Tenderloin, possibly whatever Buffalo dish is on the menu, Berry Cobbler (although they did change the recipe :sad2:)
*DH is looking forward to: Venison Pot Stickers, Artisan Cheese Plate, Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Cedar Plank roasted King Salmon, Goat Cheese Tart

Concerns: None really...Just hoping it's as good as the first time I was here!


After dinner, we'll retire to our room, as I'm sure we'll be SPENT by this time! And full!! We'll need to be rested, because the next day is a day filled with animal adventures, and a romantic night too....

Linda67
05-10-2010, 01:46 AM
Wow, your plans sound sooo exciting
You are both going to have the most amazing time :cool1:

mamaboogie
05-10-2010, 08:11 AM
I'm loving hearing all about your plans!:thumbsup2 You are dining at some fantastic places.

How lovely - all the amazing surprises you are springing on your hubby. Especially the Love package:lovestruc My husband would also appreciate a surprise like that and he too is all man! Yay for husbands in touch with their sensitive sides!:cool1:

scanne
05-10-2010, 08:50 AM
Sounds awesome so far! Hope you get your earlier time request fulfilled for Crystal Palace. Can't wait to read more.

princessallegra
05-11-2010, 08:02 AM
Wow, your plans sound sooo exciting
You are both going to have the most amazing time :cool1:


Awww thank you!!! We're super excited!!! Your trip was great to follow!!!


I'm loving hearing all about your plans!:thumbsup2 You are dining at some fantastic places.

How lovely - all the amazing surprises you are springing on your hubby. Especially the Love package:lovestruc My husband would also appreciate a surprise like that and he too is all man! Yay for husbands in touch with their sensitive sides!:cool1:

Thank you so much :goodvibes:goodvibes And yes, YAY for our amazing husbands!!!!!!!!!!! :yay::yay:

Sounds awesome so far! Hope you get your earlier time request fulfilled for Crystal Palace. Can't wait to read more.

I hope so too but I'm not holding my breath. When I get in touch with them in 2 weeks to confirm the cakes for Cali Grill, I'll ask again. :goodvibes

princessallegra
05-11-2010, 08:38 AM
Good morning everyone!!!

I'm teeming with excitement over the surprise of the Wildlife Discovery Excursion!!:cool1::yay::banana: Today will start with a yummy Club Lounge breakfast (I failed to mention that in our EPCOT day). First and foremost, DH turns on the coffeemaker and starts our Illy drip coffee brewin'. An absolute must, brought from home. We are coffee snobs, we admit it ;) While I'm getting ready, DH will make a couple of runs to the lounge to get us some breakfast, as well as milk and juice. We usually eat yogurt, fruit, bagels with cream cheese, DH will eat a muffin. If there's oatmeal I will eat oatmeal. Then we set off for the buses towards AK. If it's a morning EMH, like EPCOT, we eat in the room around 6:30 am, and head to the buses at 7:15 am. Today we just need to make 9 am rope drop, so we'll eat at around 7:15 to make it to the buses by 8:00 am.

Tuesday June 8th- AK/WDE/EP Night EMH

AK is one of DH's favorites. He absolutely loves the Kilamanjaro Safari, the animals, the Maharaja Jungle Trek, of course EE, he LOVES Dinosaur...It's just a basically fun day for us. But a hot day, always! After rope drop, we'll zip over to EE to try to ride and FP it. We have to be outside the entrance to KS at 9:45 am for our 10 am tour (WDE).

10:00 am- Wildlife Discovery Excursion
Booked through the IPO, it's only open to CL guests. It's a one hour tour on a bus with up to 14 other people, and a knowledgeable tour guide. You're on the same path as KS, but you take lots of detours at specific spots to better view and learn about the animals. The vehicle is not climate controlled though, which some people have found to be insufferable in the summer heat. We booked the earlier tour (it's available at 10 am and 1 pm), so hopefully it will be as good as it can be. Again, we're pretty easygoing, and if there's animals involved, I'm sure we'll be too distracted by them to care about the heat. But we shall see :)

After the tour, we'll start heading back towards Asia. We'll try to use our EE FP now. We have a bit of time to kill before our lunch ADR.

Lunch: Yak and Yeti 12:00 pm
We've never eaten here before and are very excited to try it after reading lots about it, and seeing great pics of the food.

*I'm looking forward to: Lettuce cups, Baby back ribs!, Fried wontons
*DH is looking forward to: Seared ahi tuna, Baby back ribs, Friend wontons!

Concerns: None!

After lunch we'll see where the day takes us. I have the Disney wait times website for bb saved on my favorites, so I'll be checking wait times for sure! If we're up for it, we'll either sb or fp Dinosaur. I would really like to see the Nemo show, which we haven't done before. So after Dinosaur and wandering through Dinoland, we'll go get on line for the afternoon (3:15 I think?) showing of Nemo. By the end of that, we will be sooo done, and ready to head back to freshen up and get ready for dinner and our EPCOT night.

We'll take a cab over to the Yacht Club for our dinner ressies at Yachtsman Steakhouse.

Dinner: Yachtsman Steakhouse 6:45 pm
This is another first attempt for us, and we're excited to try it as well!

*I'm looking forward to: Lobster bisque, Filet mignon, creme brulee
*DH is looking forward to: Braised beef ravioli, Cowboy steak :eek:, mango cheesecake (again surprise!!)

Concerns: None really...Have read some mixed reviews, but again, we really go into each experience with a positive attitude, so hopefully we will be fine!!

After dinner, we will stroll through the International Gateway, and walk through the WS until Illuminations. We don't need to get a really great spot or anything, we can just stand back and enjoy. After Illuminations, EP has night EMH until 12 am! Very exciting! We'll see where the night takes us, because we have ANOTHER morning EMH the next day! :scared1:

Next post will be our last park day, and another day of new dining experiences for us. Also a bunch of new rides and attractions for us ahead at DHS. :goodvibes:goodvibes

Leshaface
05-12-2010, 01:00 PM
YAY I found you!! :cool1: :thumbsup2

Okay, I'm subbing and will come back to read in a little bit! Just wanted to make sure I found you!!


Can't wait to read whatcha got!:hyper:


:wave2:

Leshaface
05-12-2010, 03:32 PM
Okay just got caught up! :banana:

First: Is that a Snow White tattoo on your arm??? FABULOUS!

Second: What the heck is IPO? :confused3 I know it has something to do with the CL but I just can't figure it out! I mean, I could go over to the list of abbreviations, but clearly, I'm too lazy for that! Plus, it's only 1:30pm and i'm dragging here, so extra work is not needed at this time! :rotfl:

Third: I can't believe how romantic you two are! I LOVE it! Too bad my DH wasn't like that...his idea of romantic is him getting dinner....picking up some taco bell! :rotfl2: Love the idea of the cakes! :thumbsup2 We ate our top tier on our one year anniversary, and let me tell you, it did NOT taste the same! Wish I could have had a freshly baked one, so great job there!

Fourth: Sum of All Thrills was AWESOME!!! :cool1: We waited quite a while, about 25 minutes, are longest wait that trip, but I really wanted to do it! Make sure you make the most out of your track with loops, drops, etc, because it will go by so quick, you'll wish you added more stuff to it! I think it's only a couple minutes, if that for the whole thing, but worth it!

Fifth: LA CAVA!!!!! :banana: :worship: Let me tell you, you guys are gonna have a BLAST! Don't let those bad reviewers out there get you down! Remember, it's YOU that makes the place good or bad, and you better make it GREAT! Have a marg for me please!

Sixth: Next trip, I definitely want to do Crystal Palace for breakfast! Just the feeling of being in the MK without thousands of people around you, sounds so awesome! And YAY for Artist point! Seriously, that place is too good! You don't joke about the late dinners! 8pm? 9PM?? Sounds like you're from Europe! :rotfl2:

You mentioned a wait times website...like the wait times of the attractions that's going on right now? ex. at 130pm on may 12, dinosaur wait time is 20 minutes... is that right, or am I reading it wrong?

Anywho, I've got to stop blabbering...can't wait to hear your next update!

princessallegra
05-12-2010, 05:35 PM
Okay just got caught up! :banana:

First: Is that a Snow White tattoo on your arm??? FABULOUS! Yup it sure is!! Thank you so much!!!

Second: What the heck is IPO? :confused3 I know it has something to do with the CL but I just can't figure it out! I mean, I could go over to the list of abbreviations, but clearly, I'm too lazy for that! Plus, it's only 1:30pm and i'm dragging here, so extra work is not needed at this time! :rotfl: Lol, it's the Itinerary Planning Office!!! They have helped me soooo much for this trip, and our DM

Third: I can't believe how romantic you two are! I LOVE it! Too bad my DH wasn't like that...his idea of romantic is him getting dinner....picking up some taco bell! :rotfl2: Love the idea of the cakes! :thumbsup2 We ate our top tier on our one year anniversary, and let me tell you, it did NOT taste the same! Wish I could have had a freshly baked one, so great job there!Yep, we both are admittedly really cheesy romantics! Hopefully the cakes will be YUM! We would have loved a red velvet cake like our wedding cake, but that was not possible.

Fourth: Sum of All Thrills was AWESOME!!! :cool1: We waited quite a while, about 25 minutes, are longest wait that trip, but I really wanted to do it! Make sure you make the most out of your track with loops, drops, etc, because it will go by so quick, you'll wish you added more stuff to it! I think it's only a couple minutes, if that for the whole thing, but worth it!CAN'T WAIT! Question-do you recommend heading there second, as in right after Soarin'? Remember it's morning EMH. We don't mind putting off TT and MS because we've done them so many times.

Fifth: LA CAVA!!!!! :banana: :worship: Let me tell you, you guys are gonna have a BLAST! Don't let those bad reviewers out there get you down! Remember, it's YOU that makes the place good or bad, and you better make it GREAT! Have a marg for me please! I haven't really heard any bad reviews of this one!! Your review was good enough for me!! :rotfl: But honestly, it's just like you said-YOU make the place good or bad. We gon make it good, real good!!

Sixth: Next trip, I definitely want to do Crystal Palace for breakfast! Just the feeling of being in the MK without thousands of people around you, sounds so awesome! And YAY for Artist point! Seriously, that place is too good! You don't joke about the late dinners! 8pm? 9PM?? Sounds like you're from Europe! :rotfl2:Actually my mom is Argentinian, which is basically European!!!! That's where the late dining habits come from! I grew up eating dinner at 8 pm!

You mentioned a wait times website...like the wait times of the attractions that's going on right now? ex. at 130pm on may 12, dinosaur wait time is 20 minutes... is that right, or am I reading it wrong?I have a website in my favorites that shows you current wait times for each park and all the FP attractions and all. I tried using it today and it wasn't working...I have to do a little more research to see what the deal is with that.

Anywho, I've got to stop blabbering...can't wait to hear your next update!

LIL LESHA!!!!!!! :yay::yay::yay:

Thanks for stopping by!!! I can't believe my ticker says "3 weeks...." :cheer2::cheer2:

princessallegra
05-12-2010, 06:24 PM
Hello there!!! It's time for our final park day, DHS, and two new dining experiences ahead!

Wednesday June 9th- DHS Morning EMH/AK Night EMH

Today will start with a Club Lounge breakfast. We'll eat in our room as we get ready, since it will be an early morning. The plan is to be at the buses by 7:15 am for rope drop, and Toy Story Mania!!! Our plan is a little up in the air as far as touring/attractions goes. We're going to see what we feel like doing on that day. First though, we will make a dash for TSM and ride it standby, then FP it. Then we'll most like go do ToT and RnR as many times as we can before the 11:00 am showing of American Idol Experience. We're huge Idol fans and can't wait to try this attraction! After that we'll hopefully use our TSM FP, just in time for our lunch ADR.

Lunch: 50's Prime Time Cafe 12:00 pm
We've never eaten here and are so excited to be a part of the atmosphere. Even if we don't get a server that plays along, I can't wait to check the place out!

*I'm looking forward to: Beer battered onion rings, Pot roast! S'mores! Possibly an adult beverage!
*DH is looking forward to: Crab cake, Fried chicken, S'mores as well.

Concerns: None really, I've read enough reviews to pretty much know what to expect here! Can't wait!

After lunch we'll go get on line for the afternoon BB show. We've never seen that before and Belle is DH's FAVORITE!!!! :lovestruc:lovestruc:lovestruc

Then knowing us we'll hop on a few more rides of ToT and then be outta there! Of course if the lines are out of control we'll just head home. We need to rest up and change for our AK night!

We'll catch a bus over to AK to do just a few hours of their night EMH. I'm sad I won't see the place in the dark and all lit up, but it will be still be fun. We'll hopefully FP EE (or SB) and grab an egg roll from Yak and Yeti while we wait! We will have sooo many snack credits to use up! Then it seems like a ride on Dinosaur is in place as well! Then we get on a bus to AKL for our dinner ressie :)

Dinner: Jiko The Cooking Place 8:30 pm
We've never eaten here and CAN'T wait to try another delicious signature!!!

*I'm looking forward to: BBQ chicken flatbread, oak fired Filet mignon with mac n cheese, pistachio creme brulee
*DH is looking forward to: Taste of Africa breads, Barbecue braised beef short ribs, Jiko Trio

Concerns: NONE!! CANNOT WAIT!!!

After dinner we'll hop to the Mara to grab a box of zebra domes to try for breakfast the next day. We'll also see if the night vision goggles are good to see any animals that may be out. Then we'll catch a cab home to pack :(

Sad face!!! Not enough Time!!!

Leshaface
05-12-2010, 06:25 PM
LIL LESHA!!!!!!! :yay::yay::yay:

Thanks for stopping by!!! I can't believe my ticker says "3 weeks...." :cheer2::cheer2:

Itinerary Planning Office!!! Thank you! :worship:

I would DEFINITELY head over to Sum of all Fears after Soarin....who knows, if there's no one there, perhaps you'll be able to make another track!

I KNEW you had to have some type of european in you to eat that late! :lmao: That's too funny! But i'm sure you're better off because there has to be tons of openings for late dinners, since a lot of the visitors at WDW have children, so right on! :thumbsup2

I would love to know what website that is you're referring too! That would totally help plan out a future trip...especially since it will be in the dead of summer, when I would definitely need help touring!

Wow! 3 weeks! :banana: How exciting! I can't wait for you to leave so you can report back with some awesome dining adventures!

princessallegra
05-12-2010, 06:52 PM
http://m.disneyworld.go.com/

This is the link, I don't know what the deal is...I think you have to open it from your bb?? Also I don't know if you need to be there to actually get the wait times. They're not coming up on my phone right now.

Leshaface
05-13-2010, 01:41 PM
Hello there!!! It's time for our final park day, DHS, and two new dining experiences ahead!

Wednesday June 9th- DHS Morning EMH/AK Night EMH

Today will start with a Club Lounge breakfast. We'll eat in our room as we get ready, since it will be an early morning. The plan is to be at the buses by 7:15 am for rope drop, and Toy Story Mania!!! Our plan is a little up in the air as far as touring/attractions goes. We're going to see what we feel like doing on that day. First though, we will make a dash for TSM and ride it standby, then FP it. Then we'll most like go do ToT and RnR as many times as we can before the 11:00 am showing of American Idol Experience. We're huge Idol fans and can't wait to try this attraction! After that we'll hopefully use our TSM FP, just in time for our lunch ADR.

Lunch: 50's Prime Time Cafe 12:00 pm
We've never eaten here and are so excited to be a part of the atmosphere. Even if we don't get a server that plays along, I can't wait to check the place out!

*I'm looking forward to: Beer battered onion rings, Pot roast! S'mores! Possibly an adult beverage!
*DH is looking forward to: Crab cake, Fried chicken, S'mores as well.

Concerns: None really, I've read enough reviews to pretty much know what to expect here! Can't wait!

After lunch we'll go get on line for the afternoon BB show. We've never seen that before and Belle is DH's FAVORITE!!!! :lovestruc:lovestruc:lovestruc

Then knowing us we'll hop on a few more rides of ToT and then be outta there! Of course if the lines are out of control we'll just head home. We need to rest up and change for our AK night!

We'll catch a bus over to AK to do just a few hours of their night EMH. I'm sad I won't see the place in the dark and all lit up, but it will be still be fun. We'll hopefully FP EE (or SB) and grab an egg roll from Yak and Yeti while we wait! We will have sooo many snack credits to use up! Then it seems like a ride on Dinosaur is in place as well! Then we get on a bus to AKL for our dinner ressie :)

Dinner: Jiko The Cooking Place 8:30 pm
We've never eaten here and CAN'T wait to try another delicious signature!!!

*I'm looking forward to: BBQ chicken flatbread, oak fired Filet mignon with mac n cheese, pistachio creme brulee
*DH is looking forward to: Taste of Africa breads, Barbecue braised beef short ribs, Jiko Trio

Concerns: NONE!! CANNOT WAIT!!!

After dinner we'll hop to the Mara to grab a box of zebra domes to try for breakfast the next day. We'll also see if the night vision goggles are good to see any animals that may be out. Then we'll catch a cab home to pack :(

Sad face!!! Not enough Time!!!

OMGOSH seriously, Toy Story Mania is awesome! I love it when I beat DH on this ride! I get a kick out of it...he doesn't :lmao:

Next time I really want to try 50's Prime Time Cafe!! I really hope you report back how fun and good it is...:worship: The Smores sound FANTASTIC!

This past trip was our first time watching Beauty & the Beast. It was so cute! That is my all-time favorite princess so we had to catch it! DH liked it too, so i'm sure your man will like it as well! I felt so bad, one of the dancers ate it while pushing one of the food carts :scared: I was cringing the entire time after that, praying and hoping that wouldn't happen again to the other performers!

I've never been to any EMH for AK ever! I bet it's really neat at night! Riding EE in the dark would be sweet! :thumbsup2 Speaking of your snack, you better be getting LOTS of snacks throughout your trip! They really snuck up on us at the end, and we found ourselves purchasing snacks just to use them up, even though we weren't hungry. We used a lot of our snack credits toward boxed/bagged options so we can take them home to share (yeah, I really didn't share, I was just pretending to be nice :rotfl:)

Eeekk Jiko is FANTASTIC! :banana: Your "what i'm looking forward to" is exactly what I ordered! You CAN'T go wrong with the filet and mac! So yummy...I hear the short ribs are bomby too, so try and get a taste of that if he'll let you...Haha!

Blah. Don't want to hear about you leaving though! Let's just leave that part out! :laughing:

iheartpluto
05-22-2010, 09:26 AM
Hi, I'm here!! :wave2: Haven't been on the boards in a couple days, but now I've found ya, so I'll be reading! :) 2 weeks!!! :woohoo:

princessallegra
05-22-2010, 06:34 PM
Hi, I'm here!! :wave2: Haven't been on the boards in a couple days, but now I've found ya, so I'll be reading! :) 2 weeks!!! :woohoo:

Hiiiii!!! We must be on the same schedule, because I haven't been on in a couple of days either!! So glad you found me pre report on my eats!!! :rotfl: I silly pirate:

2 WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Exactly 2 weeks today for me and 13 days for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cool1::cool1::yay::yay::ban ana::banana::woohoo::woohoo::cheer2::cheer2:

iheartpluto
05-23-2010, 09:55 AM
Hiiiii!!! We must be on the same schedule, because I haven't been on in a couple of days either!! So glad you found me pre report on my eats!!! :rotfl: I silly pirate:

2 WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Exactly 2 weeks today for me and 13 days for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cool1::cool1::yay::yay::ban ana::banana::woohoo::woohoo::cheer2::cheer2:

YAY!! I think that's how I'll be starting every conversation for the next 12 days! :laughing: (OT, I think we should have an entire conversation in pirate one day... ) Anyway, your plans sound AWESOME!! I'm SO jealous of Yachtsman! I definitely want to try that one... You guys are gonna have so much fun! Everything else sounds great, too. Yay for 13 days for you! :cheer2:

princessallegra
05-23-2010, 10:34 AM
YAY!! I think that's how I'll be starting every conversation for the next 12 days! :laughing: (OT, I think we should have an entire conversation in pirate one day... ) Anyway, your plans sound AWESOME!! I'm SO jealous of Yachtsman! I definitely want to try that one... You guys are gonna have so much fun! Everything else sounds great, too. Yay for 13 days for you! :cheer2:

Soooo true!! I'm all about the YAY these days!!!! THIRTEEN DAYS!!!!

YESSSS we need to do the pirate talk:rotfl: pirate:pirate:

iheartpluto
05-23-2010, 10:59 PM
So, matey, what be your favorite attractions at the land of the shining castle? I hear there be a Toy Story Mania ride that be extra fun, although it do be making you wear some strange looking eye patches... pirate: Yarrr!!

princessallegra
05-23-2010, 11:05 PM
So, matey, what be your favorite attractions at the land of the shining castle? I hear there be a Toy Story Mania ride that be extra fun, although it do be making you wear some strange looking eye patches... pirate: Yarrr!!

Arrrrrrrr me wench, methinks the best attractions be these: Splash, Space, ToT, RnR, EE, Soarin, Mission Space....Soon we will add Toy Story Mania to the list.

How about your ADRrrrrrrrrs? pirate: :rotfl:

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-24-2010, 03:10 PM
How did I miss your pre-trip until today??? :eek:

I was looking to see if our park days matched up. I don't think they do. But I DO think we are at Yachtsman the same night you are! My itinerary is at home - I'll have to double check tonight. Our favorite server is at Yachtsman, so we go there every trip. I will say they changed chefs between August & December last year and our Dec. dinner was not that great. Hopefully the dude has settled in and found his groove by now. They tweaked my seafood salad appetizer (not in a good way), and they didn't have my wine anymore, so that made me cranky. I am sure this time will be better!!

The night you guys are at AKL we'll be at Universal. I hope you enjoy Jiko! We haven't eaten there since '06. We should definitely give it another try.

iheartpluto
05-25-2010, 10:46 AM
Arrrrrrrr me wench, methinks the best attractions be these: Splash, Space, ToT, RnR, EE, Soarin, Mission Space....Soon we will add Toy Story Mania to the list.

How about your ADRrrrrrrrrs? pirate: :rotfl:

pirate: ADRrrrrrrss!!! :lmao: That do be the funniest thing I've seen all day aboard this here ship!! I do be lovin' the mountains as well, and Soarin' is the next best thing to piratin'!

We be eatin' at 50's Prime Time, Narcoosee's (where we maybe be seein' you, matey!) and San Angel Inn (instead of Kouzzina, since we don't be thinkin' we'll get to see that Boardwalk port on this voyage) pirate:

Can't wait!! :banana::yay::cheer2:

Leshaface
05-25-2010, 11:23 AM
princessallegra....how in the WORLD did 3 weeks already turn into 1 week??? :banana: :woohoo: :yay: :cheer2:

You'll be leaving sooooo freakin soon!! I bet you're so stoked right now!!!

I'm so looking forward to reading all about your adventures!!!! Eeeekk! :cool1:

princessallegra
05-25-2010, 05:08 PM
How did I miss your pre-trip until today??? :eek:

I was looking to see if our park days matched up. I don't think they do. But I DO think we are at Yachtsman the same night you are! My itinerary is at home - I'll have to double check tonight. Our favorite server is at Yachtsman, so we go there every trip. I will say they changed chefs between August & December last year and our Dec. dinner was not that great. Hopefully the dude has settled in and found his groove by now. They tweaked my seafood salad appetizer (not in a good way), and they didn't have my wine anymore, so that made me cranky. I am sure this time will be better!!

The night you guys are at AKL we'll be at Universal. I hope you enjoy Jiko! We haven't eaten there since '06. We should definitely give it another try.

Hiiiii!!!!! That's so cool about Yachtsman!! iheartpluto who posted above is eating at Narcoossee's at virtually the same time as well! It's too cool. I've been on the boards since 05 and have never crossed paths with another DISer! (I used to post under another name when I started). I've heard some mixed reviews on the Yachtsman steaks, do you have any feedback on that? We are soooo excited for Jiko! We are super jealous that you get to do Universal too!

princessallegra....how in the WORLD did 3 weeks already turn into 1 week??? :banana: :woohoo: :yay: :cheer2:

You'll be leaving sooooo freakin soon!! I bet you're so stoked right now!!!

I'm so looking forward to reading all about your adventures!!!! Eeeekk! :cool1:

I knowwwww!!! But it's really 11 days lol. I'll be singing hallelujah from the mountaintops when it's 7 days!!!!!!!!!!! :rotfl::rotfl:

I just can't wait!!!:yay::yay::yay::cheer2::cheer2::cheer2:

princessallegra
05-25-2010, 05:11 PM
pirate: ADRrrrrrrss!!! :lmao: That do be the funniest thing I've seen all day aboard this here ship!! I do be lovin' the mountains as well, and Soarin' is the next best thing to piratin'!

We be eatin' at 50's Prime Time, Narcoosee's (where we maybe be seein' you, matey!) and San Angel Inn (instead of Kouzzina, since we don't be thinkin' we'll get to see that Boardwalk port on this voyage) pirate:

Can't wait!! :banana::yay::cheer2:

ADRrrrrrrs :rotfl: Hehehehe

Methinks you make for a farrrrrrrrr better pirate than ayyyyy :rotfl2:

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-25-2010, 05:22 PM
The first time we ate at Yachtsman in 2005 we didn't like it, so it took a couple of years for us to go back. My friend RAVED about her meal there, so we gave it another shot in 2008. It was great! We went twice last August, and again, it was great. December, eh, it was OK.

I always order the filet medium well. I like it very pale pink in the middle. In December my filet was overcooked, DH's steak was almost rare in spots and cooked through in other spots. Now, like I said before, they changed chefs between our trips. Also, in December it was like 9 PM before we were seated (that was our choice - long story). We NEVER eat that late - we are more 6:30 - 7 PM dinner people. So maybe the kitchen was just not on their game, maybe the new chef was still REALLY new, no telling. After we got home I e-mailed the Unofficial Guide folks and they said there were multiple stories like ours from that first week of December. Hopefully it was just a bad patch for the restaurant and they will be fine when we go next month! :goodvibes

deslynnpatterson
05-25-2010, 05:26 PM
WOW all of your ADR selections sounds amazing!! you are making me hungry:) you have 11 days girls!! I bet you are getting so excited:) i am also trying yak and yeti for the first time in sept-- you are going to have to let me know how that is I love 50's prime time, and you are going to have to let me know how narcoossees is too-- i want to eat there so bad sometime just haven't gotten around to it yet! Now i am drooling and wanting disney food instead of my healthy spinach and mashed potatoes for dinner LOL!!

princessallegra
05-25-2010, 06:16 PM
The first time we ate at Yachtsman in 2005 we didn't like it, so it took a couple of years for us to go back. My friend RAVED about her meal there, so we gave it another shot in 2008. It was great! We went twice last August, and again, it was great. December, eh, it was OK.

I always order the filet medium well. I like it very pale pink in the middle. In December my filet was overcooked, DH's steak was almost rare in spots and cooked through in other spots. Now, like I said before, they changed chefs between our trips. Also, in December it was like 9 PM before we were seated (that was our choice - long story). We NEVER eat that late - we are more 6:30 - 7 PM dinner people. So maybe the kitchen was just not on their game, maybe the new chef was still REALLY new, no telling. After we got home I e-mailed the Unofficial Guide folks and they said there were multiple stories like ours from that first week of December. Hopefully it was just a bad patch for the restaurant and they will be fine when we go next month! :goodvibes

Thank you so much for your insight on Yachtsman. I hope it was a rough patch too, and that we'll be smooth sailin! It's funny you mention the time, because we do tend to eat at like 8:30 normally, and sometimes in certain restaurants that CAN determine how your meal goes. Sometimes I feel like the kitchen can get tired and just done by the end of the night. Of course, that's not how it should be...I'm glad we have a 6:45 adr! :rotfl::rotfl:

WOW all of your ADR selections sounds amazing!! you are making me hungry:) you have 11 days girls!! I bet you are getting so excited:) i am also trying yak and yeti for the first time in sept-- you are going to have to let me know how that is I love 50's prime time, and you are going to have to let me know how narcoossees is too-- i want to eat there so bad sometime just haven't gotten around to it yet! Now i am drooling and wanting disney food instead of my healthy spinach and mashed potatoes for dinner LOL!!


Hi mama!!!!!!!!!!! I know 11 days!!! We can't WAIT for Yak and Yeti! I keep thinking of all our ADRs and drooling too!!! I've been watching my calories so closely though it's gonna be a big change! I'm just going to eat small portions. It's too much food to try to finish everything. Luckily the way we have our meals spaced out (and the credits) we aren't constantly eating. I could literally NEVER imagine doing DxDDP and having 3 sit down meals a day. JMHO but I could never do that. It's going to be a big change to have 2 sit downs a day, since we're used to the regular DDP. 50s PT will hopefully be a good time. I'm also excited because they have the Tune-In lounge and that means a cocktail for meeee!! :thumbsup2 Narcoossee's is another one we're really looking forward to, so I'll be sure to keep you fully updated!!:goodvibes:goodvibes

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-25-2010, 06:34 PM
Our Yachtsman ADR is 7 PM on 6/8, so you'll probably be seated just ahead of us. :) Of course we won't let them seat us unless Ricardo has an open table, so sometimes we end up waiting past our ADR.

We have been to Yak & Yeti for dinner on 2 previous trips, and we're going back again. We like it.

We have been to Narcoosee's twice. We are skipping it this year because we prefer Citrico's.

princessallegra
05-26-2010, 08:24 AM
Our Yachtsman ADR is 7 PM on 6/8, so you'll probably be seated just ahead of us. :) Of course we won't let them seat us unless Ricardo has an open table, so sometimes we end up waiting past our ADR.

We have been to Yak & Yeti for dinner on 2 previous trips, and we're going back again. We like it.

We have been to Narcoosee's twice. We are skipping it this year because we prefer Citrico's.

Hmmm Ricardo you say...Lol. DH and I tend to have THE worst luck with servers so I'm sure we WON'T get him :rotfl: Well I'll be keeping an eye out for you and your dashing family!! I'll just wave though, I won't embarrass your poor DS. Or his shelves. :rotfl:

YAY so glad you liked Yak and Yeti! I have yet to read a bad review of that place. We're psyched!

We've always wanted to dine in the that special little building! And now I'm double excited because we have a little meet and greet with DIS girl iheartpluto!!!!! YAY!!!! :yay::thumbsup2

iheartpluto
05-26-2010, 09:36 AM
Hmmm Ricardo you say...Lol. DH and I tend to have THE worst luck with servers so I'm sure we WON'T get him :rotfl: Well I'll be keeping an eye out for you and your dashing family!! I'll just wave though, I won't embarrass your poor DS. Or his shelves. :rotfl:

YAY so glad you liked Yak and Yeti! I have yet to read a bad review of that place. We're psyched!

We've always wanted to dine in the that special little building! And now I'm double excited because we have a little meet and greet with DIS girl iheartpluto!!!!! YAY!!!! :yay::thumbsup2

:banana: YAY!! I'm so excited for our meet and greet! And it was totally unplanned!! (well, at first it was...) :lmao:

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-26-2010, 09:41 AM
Hmmm Ricardo you say...Lol. DH and I tend to have THE worst luck with servers so I'm sure we WON'T get him :rotfl: Well I'll be keeping an eye out for you and your dashing family!! I'll just wave though, I won't embarrass your poor DS. Or his shelves. :rotfl:

YAY so glad you liked Yak and Yeti! I have yet to read a bad review of that place. We're psyched!

We've always wanted to dine in the that special little building! And now I'm double excited because we have a little meet and greet with DIS girl iheartpluto!!!!! YAY!!!! :yay::thumbsup2

You should absolutely come over and say hello if you see us!! :yay:

We love Ricardo! :love: He keeps a little notebook of when his repeat customers will be back. I have his e-mail address, so I contact him beforehand to make sure he will be working the nights we will be at Yachtsman. I have told the manager in person and in a letter how very much we enjoy our visits because of Ricardo. He is a delight!

We have a couple of servers at Flying Fish that we really like, too, but neither one was there in December. The boy at the podium didn't speak English very well, so I wasn't clear on whether neither one was working THAT NIGHT or if neither of them worked there ANYMORE. Guess we'll find out soon enough! :rotfl2:

princessallegra
05-27-2010, 05:11 PM
You should absolutely come over and say hello if you see us!! :yay:

We love Ricardo! :love: He keeps a little notebook of when his repeat customers will be back. I have his e-mail address, so I contact him beforehand to make sure he will be working the nights we will be at Yachtsman. I have told the manager in person and in a letter how very much we enjoy our visits because of Ricardo. He is a delight!

We have a couple of servers at Flying Fish that we really like, too, but neither one was there in December. The boy at the podium didn't speak English very well, so I wasn't clear on whether neither one was working THAT NIGHT or if neither of them worked there ANYMORE. Guess we'll find out soon enough! :rotfl2:

how am I just seeing this?

That's so cool that you have such a tight relationship with Ricardo!! He must love you guys!!

I can't wait to hear about Flying Fish, I could read a million reviews of that place and not get tired of it! :goodvibes

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-28-2010, 06:23 AM
I think Ricardo has been at WDW for like 20 years. He has business cards with his e-mail that he gives to his customers so they can plan their ADRs. So, it isn't just ME with his e-mail, although it would be nice to be that special! :rotfl2:

The past 2 years we had my birthday cake at Flying Fish and they bent over backwards to make our dinner special. In December we were just having dinner, so they didn't go out of their way with special touches BUT it was still nice. :)

princessallegra
05-28-2010, 10:18 AM
I think Ricardo has been at WDW for like 20 years. He has business cards with his e-mail that he gives to his customers so they can plan their ADRs. So, it isn't just ME with his e-mail, although it would be nice to be that special! :rotfl2:


:rotfl::rotfl::lmao::lmao:

I'm seriously THE blondest person on planet Earth!!!! :rotfl2:

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-28-2010, 04:50 PM
:rotfl::rotfl::lmao::lmao:

I'm seriously THE blondest person on planet Earth!!!! :rotfl2:

I am blonde, too. And tomorrow I'll be even BLONDER! Headed to the salon for my pre-WDW color. I don't want to be mousey for the Mouse. ;)

princessallegra
05-28-2010, 05:55 PM
I am blonde, too. And tomorrow I'll be even BLONDER! Headed to the salon for my pre-WDW color. I don't want to be mousey for the Mouse. ;)

Nice!!! I'm going the day before we leave. Actually, the day you guys arrive! DH is going tomorrow. He actually has sprouted WINGS himself. His hair is SOOOO long! I don't think he's had it cut since the holidays!!! :eek::scared1: There's little I can do about that. But tomorrow the wings go bye bye. :rotfl:

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-29-2010, 07:10 AM
Nice!!! I'm going the day before we leave. Actually, the day you guys arrive! DH is going tomorrow. He actually has sprouted WINGS himself. His hair is SOOOO long! I don't think he's had it cut since the holidays!!! :eek::scared1: There's little I can do about that. But tomorrow the wings go bye bye. :rotfl:

Despite his hair being shorter, DS is still trying to stick the sides out. :rolleyes: I told him I will absolutely take him back to the salon and have it cut even shorter if he doesn't stop.

DS's hair grows SO fast. Sometimes he goes for about 8 weeks without getting it cut, but then he looks goofy. It doesn't really get longer, it gets thicker.

DH doesn't have enough hair to cut - he trims it himself. Unfortunately he got hit in the head with part of a display at work the other day and now he has a big mark. I hope it heals over the next 6 days. If he sunburns it he will be in tremendous pain!

princessallegra
05-29-2010, 01:09 PM
Despite his hair being shorter, DS is still trying to stick the sides out. :rolleyes: I told him I will absolutely take him back to the salon and have it cut even shorter if he doesn't stop.

DS's hair grows SO fast. Sometimes he goes for about 8 weeks without getting it cut, but then he looks goofy. It doesn't really get longer, it gets thicker.

DH doesn't have enough hair to cut - he trims it himself. Unfortunately he got hit in the head with part of a display at work the other day and now he has a big mark. I hope it heals over the next 6 days. If he sunburns it he will be in tremendous pain!

Ouch ouch ouch!! Poor him!! I hope that heals up for him too!!

So update on my DH's haircut....It's adorable!! LOVES it!!! :thumbsup2

iheartpluto
05-29-2010, 07:47 PM
You'll be in WDW in a week!!!! And dinner at Narcoossee's is the day after that!! Yaaayyyyy!!!!!!!! :)

jackskellingtonsgirl
05-29-2010, 09:25 PM
YAY for DH's handsome haircut! :thumbsup2

And even BIGGER YAY for all these awesome tickers! :banana:

princessallegra
06-01-2010, 08:47 AM
4 DAYS!!!!! WOOHOO!!! Is it crazy to say I'm already hungry?? :rotfl:I've been so strict on my "Diet for Disney" that I'm freakin ready to eat!!!! :rotfl:

Back to work today!

jackskellingtonsgirl
06-01-2010, 12:18 PM
I was kind of diggin' the 3 day weekend. But my next few days at work are going to be BUSY, so hopefully the time will pass quickly!

Leshaface
06-02-2010, 04:19 PM
4 DAYS!!!!! WOOHOO!!! Is it crazy to say I'm already hungry?? :rotfl:I've been so strict on my "Diet for Disney" that I'm freakin ready to eat!!!! :rotfl:

Back to work today!

WOW!!! You're trip is in a few days!!! :cool1: I'm so freakin excited for you...well I more excited about the food you'll be consuming and reporting back for us! :lmao:

But you're gonna have an awesome time!!

Are you all ready to go??? Any last minute things to do?

princessallegra
06-02-2010, 09:30 PM
WOW!!! You're trip is in a few days!!! :cool1: I'm so freakin excited for you...well I more excited about the food you'll be consuming and reporting back for us! :lmao:

But you're gonna have an awesome time!!

Are you all ready to go??? Any last minute things to do?

Hi, I'm Allegra, and I'm a chronic last minute packer. :rotfl::rotfl:

Well, we took the suitcases out! That's something!

Yeah....We have to pack. Luckily we were able to do our massive CVS list on Monday. Tomorrow I will start to pack! I swear! :thumbsup2

Leshaface
06-02-2010, 10:29 PM
Hi, I'm Allegra, and I'm a chronic last minute packer. :rotfl::rotfl:

Well, we took the suitcases out! That's something!

Yeah....We have to pack. Luckily we were able to do our massive CVS list on Monday. Tomorrow I will start to pack! I swear! :thumbsup2

:wave2: Nice to meet you; dilly-dallier packer here as well!!! :rotfl2:

Usually about a day or two before we leave on a big trip is when I start packing...if I pack an earlier, I'll go, "Hmm, did I pack this?", then have to search through my nicely packed luggage to see if it's in there, to find that I did in fact pack it...way on the bottom...So, it's fresher in my mind if I pack as close as I can to departure date! :thumbsup2

jackskellingtonsgirl
06-03-2010, 06:18 AM
Allegra, you last minute packers give me chest pain! :scared:

I hope you get everything sorted out! It's almost time to GOOOO!!!! :banana:

mandibc11
06-03-2010, 08:29 AM
I'm really excited to hear about your trip once you return!

princessallegra
06-03-2010, 08:51 AM
Allegra, you last minute packers give me chest pain! :scared:

I hope you get everything sorted out! It's almost time to GOOOO!!!! :banana:

Elizabeth, I swear I felt your chest pains through your post!!! :rotfl:

I know, it's crazy. I really do know. Especially on the night before at midnight when the town car is coming at 6 am and I'm still up packing things....OK OK I'll stop torturing you!!!!!:rotfl2::rotfl2:

Anyway, THIS trip will be better! Hey, it's TWO WHOLE days before and I'm starting to pack! That's a massive accomplishment!

princessallegra
06-03-2010, 08:53 AM
:wave2: Nice to meet you; dilly-dallier packer here as well!!! :rotfl2:

Usually about a day or two before we leave on a big trip is when I start packing...if I pack an earlier, I'll go, "Hmm, did I pack this?", then have to search through my nicely packed luggage to see if it's in there, to find that I did in fact pack it...way on the bottom...So, it's fresher in my mind if I pack as close as I can to departure date! :thumbsup2


OMG so it's not just me?!??! I totally do that! I'm like, did I pack it? Or I'm afraid to pack it in case I need it like "Am I going to need this??":rotfl:


I'm really excited to hear about your trip once you return!

Thanks! I'm enjoying your reviews! :goodvibes:goodvibes

princessallegra
06-03-2010, 08:58 AM
2 DAYS!!!!!!!!YES!!!!!! Today is the start of packing!! Any minute now!! I swear!!!:lmao:

iheartpluto
06-03-2010, 09:00 AM
Yay! It's almost time to go!!!! :) I LOVE last-minute packing!!!! I at least have my laundry done, though, so I'm ahead of the game, because I'm usually doing last-minute laundry too! :laundy:

princessallegra
06-03-2010, 09:05 AM
Yay! It's almost time to go!!!! :) I LOVE last-minute packing!!!! I at least have my laundry done, though, so I'm ahead of the game, because I'm usually doing last-minute laundry too! :laundy:

Last minute laundry FO SHO!! That's DH's job tho:rotfl: Our basement has the dreaded camel crickets and I won't go down there. GROSS! So he has to do all the laundry! I kid you not! He doesn't mind though, because I do all the other cleaning. I think tomorrow may be just one little load and that's it! :laundy:

Leshaface
06-03-2010, 01:12 PM
Last minute laundry FO SHO!! That's DH's job tho:rotfl: Our basement has the dreaded camel crickets and I won't go down there. GROSS! So he has to do all the laundry! I kid you not! He doesn't mind though, because I do all the other cleaning. I think tomorrow may be just one little load and that's it! :laundy:

Great Odens Raven! (Anchorman)....I had to look up camel crickets and those look dis-gustin'! Eeew, I wouldn't go down there either!! :lmao:

Are you doing the happy dance yet???

If not, I'll do it for ya!:dancer:

jackskellingtonsgirl
06-03-2010, 04:39 PM
Elizabeth, I swear I felt your chest pains through your post!!! :rotfl:

I know, it's crazy. I really do know. Especially on the night before at midnight when the town car is coming at 6 am and I'm still up packing things....OK OK I'll stop torturing you!!!!!:rotfl2::rotfl2:

Anyway, THIS trip will be better! Hey, it's TWO WHOLE days before and I'm starting to pack! That's a massive accomplishment!

I just need to pack my backpack and the laptop. Need to charge the laptop first, though. :rolleyes:

The backpack is easier to do very last because if I try to do it ahead of time there are things I can't move out of my purse yet - like my driver's license. The downside is that DH will yammer at me while I try to pack it and he REALLY hurts my concentration. So I will have to tell him "SHUT UP!!!" Then he will be mad and go pout.

We will have to leave for the airport by 4:45 AM, so no time to fool around!

Dizney73
06-03-2010, 08:07 PM
Elizabeth, I swear I felt your chest pains through your post!!! :rotfl:

I know, it's crazy. I really do know. Especially on the night before at midnight when the town car is coming at 6 am and I'm still up packing things....OK OK I'll stop torturing you!!!!!:rotfl2::rotfl2:

Anyway, THIS trip will be better! Hey, it's TWO WHOLE days before and I'm starting to pack! That's a massive accomplishment!

I usally end up UNPACKING from the last trip before I repack for my new trip! Now that is sad!:rotfl:

princessallegra
06-03-2010, 10:36 PM
Great Odens Raven! (Anchorman)....I had to look up camel crickets and those look dis-gustin'! Eeew, I wouldn't go down there either!! :lmao:

Are you doing the happy dance yet???

If not, I'll do it for ya!:dancer:

:rotfl::rotfl:

I AM DYING RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We LOVE Anchorman!!! You are so freakin funny it's ridiculous.

Anyway, YEAH they are disgusting and there's no way to get rid of them. We've bombed the house multiple times. What we've resorted to is putting out huge glue traps for mice (sad I know:sad1:) that catch the crickets. THEY ARE SO GROSS YOU HAVE NOOOO IDEA!! They jump like 18" easily, and some are huge. They bleed like humans. It's so wrong. Ok, no mas.

YEAH I'M DANCIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :cool1::cool1::woohoo::woohoo:

But I still haven't packed ONE item!!!! :rotfl::rotfl:

:banana::banana::banana:

princessallegra
06-03-2010, 10:37 PM
I just need to pack my backpack and the laptop. Need to charge the laptop first, though. :rolleyes:

The backpack is easier to do very last because if I try to do it ahead of time there are things I can't move out of my purse yet - like my driver's license. The downside is that DH will yammer at me while I try to pack it and he REALLY hurts my concentration. So I will have to tell him "SHUT UP!!!" Then he will be mad and go pout.

We will have to leave for the airport by 4:45 AM, so no time to fool around!

YOU ARE SOUND ASLEEP IN DREAM LAND!!!! And I'm Soooooo excited for you!!!!!! I hope we run into each other!!! BYE MAMA!!!:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes:thumbsup2:th umbsup2

Leshaface
06-03-2010, 10:52 PM
:rotfl::rotfl:

I AM DYING RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We LOVE Anchorman!!! You are so freakin funny it's ridiculous.

Anyway, YEAH they are disgusting and there's no way to get rid of them. We've bombed the house multiple times. What we've resorted to is putting out huge glue traps for mice (sad I know:sad1:) that catch the crickets. THEY ARE SO GROSS YOU HAVE NOOOO IDEA!! They jump like 18" easily, and some are huge. They bleed like humans. It's so wrong. Ok, no mas.

YEAH I'M DANCIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :cool1::cool1::woohoo::woohoo:

But I still haven't packed ONE item!!!! :rotfl::rotfl:

:banana::banana::banana:

I :love: Anchorman too!! Actually, anything Will Ferrell is great by me, he's pretty much a genius!! ;)

Omgosh, bring those things around my DH and he would flip the frick out! :lmao: When it comes to bugs, spiders, I'M the one that has to kill them! :lmao: I thought men were born with the bug-killing gene, but alas, he has proved me wrong!...I also thought men were born with knowing how a stick-car operates, but he proved me wrong on that one too....anywho went completely off subject sorry!

Um, isn't it like midnight right now??? And you're still up?? You should probably be doing something productive, like I don't know....sleeping....oh no wait....PACKING!!! :lmao:

Leshaface
06-03-2010, 10:54 PM
I just need to pack my backpack and the laptop. Need to charge the laptop first, though. :rolleyes:

The backpack is easier to do very last because if I try to do it ahead of time there are things I can't move out of my purse yet - like my driver's license. The downside is that DH will yammer at me while I try to pack it and he REALLY hurts my concentration. So I will have to tell him "SHUT UP!!!" Then he will be mad and go pout.

We will have to leave for the airport by 4:45 AM, so no time to fool around!

Just wanted to say have an AWESOME trip!!! Jealous that the only reason I'll be up at 4:45 tomorrow is cuz i'll be at the gym, and you're on the way to the World...DEFINITELY ENVIOUS!!!:rotfl:

jackskellingtonsgirl
06-04-2010, 08:08 AM
Just wanted to say have an AWESOME trip!!! Jealous that the only reason I'll be up at 4:45 tomorrow is cuz i'll be at the gym, and you're on the way to the World...DEFINITELY ENVIOUS!!!:rotfl:

Well, OBVIOUSLY we should have left the house at 4 AM because we almost missed the plane. We had to do the "sprint through the terminal like fools" thing. We were the last ones to board. Rather embarrassing.

Whatever. We are on the plane RIGHT NOW! :banana:

Allegra, we will be looking for you!! :goodvibes

Leshaface
06-04-2010, 11:35 AM
Well, OBVIOUSLY we should have left the house at 4 AM because we almost missed the plane. We had to do the "sprint through the terminal like fools" thing. We were the last ones to board. Rather embarrassing.

Whatever. We are on the plane RIGHT NOW! :banana:

Allegra, we will be looking for you!! :goodvibes

Oh gosh!!! Yup we've done that a few times....well...at least you didn't have to wait in line for everyone to board the plane, right?? :rotfl:

You fly out of DFW right? For some reason I love that airport....don't know why...that and Denver's airport...

How fun!!! You and Allegra are meeting up!!! :banana: Hope you guys take pics!!!

princessallegra
06-04-2010, 07:52 PM
Well here it is! Our time has come! Our flight is less than 12 hours away. I have not packed one thing:rotfl::laughing: Yes yes, I'm going to start now. ;) I'm going to say my goodbyes now, as I will not be on again until my return most likely. I can't wait to meet my new friend iheartpluto and her Prince Eric :thumbsup2 And hopefully we will be able to run into the lovely jackskellingtongirl and fam!!

Sayonara Suckers!!!!!!!!! :rotfl::rotfl::lmao:


:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes

Leshaface
06-04-2010, 10:32 PM
Well here it is! Our time has come! Our flight is less than 12 hours away. I have not packed one thing:rotfl::laughing: Yes yes, I'm going to start now. ;) I'm going to say my goodbyes now, as I will not be on again until my return most likely. I can't wait to meet my new friend iheartpluto and her Prince Eric :thumbsup2 And hopefully we will be able to run into the lovely jackskellingtongirl and fam!!

Sayonara Suckers!!!!!!!!! :rotfl::rotfl::lmao:


:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes

Omgosh!!! IT'S TIME TO PARTAY!!! :cool1:

Dude, have the best time ever!! Have a drink or five for me pllleasse! :rotfl2:

Can't wait to hear all about it when you get back!!!! :dance3:

PixieDustandEeyore
06-05-2010, 08:55 PM
Have the bestest of best trips you can ever have ;) And eat lots!

jackskellingtonsgirl
06-06-2010, 08:51 PM
We are having a blast! Hope you guys are having a blast!!!

jackskellingtonsgirl
06-11-2010, 04:46 PM
Can't wait to hear all about your trip!! :goodvibes

Leshaface
06-11-2010, 09:11 PM
Can't wait to hear all about your trip!! :goodvibes

Hey how was your trip!?

Were you able to meet up?!

princessallegra
06-11-2010, 11:17 PM
Hey how was your trip!?

Were you able to meet up?!

hiiii!!! Trip was magical. Just amazingly magical!!! We didn't get to meet because some reservations were switched so we didn't cross paths. But we did meet up with iheartpluto and her DH and had a blast around MK!

I'm going to bang out my dining reviews and then start a real TR which will be a lot more entertaining and fun. I want to just review the meals in order to help as many people as possible quickly. The TR will be in depth and take more time.

:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes :goodvibes

Leshaface
06-11-2010, 11:41 PM
hiiii!!! Trip was magical. Just amazingly magical!!! We didn't get to meet because some reservations were switched so we didn't cross paths. But we did meet up with iheartpluto and her DH and had a blast around MK!

I'm going to bang out my dining reviews and then start a real TR which will be a lot more entertaining and fun. I want to just review the meals in order to help as many people as possible quickly. The TR will be in depth and take more time.

:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes :goodvibes

YAY!!! So glad you had a fantastic trip! :banana:

I can NOT wait to hear about all the adventures! I hope you took lots of pics for your TR!! I'm so glad you're gonna do one!

princessallegra
06-11-2010, 11:51 PM
YAY!!! So glad you had a fantastic trip! :banana:

I can NOT wait to hear about all the adventures! I hope you took lots of pics for your TR!! I'm so glad you're gonna do one!


Yes! Lots of pics for the TR! We had so much fun. DH discovered hidden Mickey's on our second day and went absolutely buck wild the rest of the trip! He found hundreds!!!!!!!!!!! He's so cute. I started my intro on the dining reviews. I'm gonna be working all day tomorrow, but Sunday I'm gonna write them out. I can't wait to start on the TR!!!!!! :goodvibes:goodvibes:goodvibes