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Old 04-21-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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"I smell Elephants" and Forbidden Journey's, Jaydens Make a Wish trip !

The time has finally come .. I think I am ready to get started on my trip report !!

A few disclaimers .. first off .. I am not in any if these pics (well, maybe a few) I hate taking pics and so .. I didn't !
I don't take pics of food (ok, maybe a few). I just never think about it until we are half way through a meal .. besides you can only take so many pics of chicken nuggets and chocoloate chip pancakes.
Lastly .. I'm really not a photographer .. so bear with me .. I tried !!
Cast: Me (Michelle aka, Mom)
Jeremy, 20, my oldest son.
Jesse, 7 yrs old twin brother to
Jayden (Wish Kid).

If you haven't been following us along on our pre trip journey .. Jayden was granted a wish by Make a Wish back in December (talk about a terrific Christmas present !!
His first wish was to go to Harry Potter World (aka The Wizarding World of Harry Potter) and his back up wish was to go to Disney World. Our wish granter told us that he didn't think granting both his wishes would be any problem .. and it wasn't !!
After a couple of weeks I got a phone call from MAW with some tentative dates and I also asked them about extending our trip and they agreed that it wouldn't be a problem .. so our dates became official .. April 4th through the 15th ! Yeah .. that's a long trip .. but we were all looking forward to it SO much.
Our first leg of the trip had us staying at Give Kids the World Village .. a special resort for children with life threatening illnesses and their families. We were very honored to be able to stay there. It was an amazing experience which brought us and many other families great joy and happiness. This had to have been one of the most special moments of my lifetime (so far)

So .. without further ado ..

After a very restless night, I woke up about 15 minutes before the alarm was supposed to go off (4:00 am) and started to turn on lights and slowly try to get everyone awake. My oldest, Jeremy was first to arise .. he was pretty excited to be going to Disney with his twin brothers for the first time. Soon after, Jayden and Jesse woke and as soon as they figured out what day it was .. they were anxious to go !
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At around 4:45 Jeremy noticed a stretch limo waiting outside our house ! He was like "umm ... mom, I think our ride is here .. there's a huge stretch limo outside". It was finally happening .. our trip was starting !!
Now I know I took a few pics outside the limo .. but they came out terrible .. this was the only one I had that you can actually see ..
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Next up ... will we make it to the airport without needed a barf bag ??
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Old 04-21-2012, 10:44 PM   #2
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Oh I am so in! Can't wait to hear all about it <3
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:52 AM   #4
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Old 04-22-2012, 03:03 AM   #5
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You started!!!

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The boys look SO adorable!
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:48 AM   #6
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Woo hoo you started. Can't wait to hear more.
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:47 AM   #7
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The time has finally come .. I think I am ready to get started on my trip report !!


Subbing on : )
Glad to see you started your TR and I'm Loving the WWoHP info and pictures!

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*To see the wish reveal video*: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd4gCZIcQq4

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Old 05-02-2012, 09:58 PM   #8
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I'm so sorry I missed your send-off and the start of your TR. I'm here now and subscribed and will come back tomorrow to catch up.
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:31 PM   #9
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Michelle, I am all caught up again (sorry I got so far behind).

I love your day at the Magic Kingdom, and so glad that Jayden got to drive the boat (awesome job ). Love the character photos at the MK.

Thrilled that they did Splash Mountain and it is now their favorite ride.

I love the Animal Kingdom, and you got great safari pictures. And Flame Tree is the best.

What a fun time at the Halloween Party. They really do things up...it's so great.
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Old 06-11-2012, 02:35 PM   #10
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Found and read your pre trip report so I came on over and have caught up. Loads of fun the boys are just to handsome. I so can't wait to read their reaction to the second part of the trip.
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:27 PM   #11
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I'm really enjoying your trip report Sounds like an awesome trip for you and your boys.
It was MOST awesome ! Glad you are enjoying my TR !

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Hey I want a banana too....only thing missing is the nuts on it. That was our favorite snack last trip.

Looks like you have a great day. The video of the boys getting sung to was great.
I loved that guy .. he was SO cool.

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Took me awhile but I followed the link at the bottom of your signature to this TR. I also read your PTR. Both have been very good, and it's great seeing how much fun you and your family had on your MAW trip.

I didn't know anything about the GKTW hotel, and so I'm really happy you shared your experience there. It looks like a wonderful place, and I was thrilled to see how many activities they have going on each night. I found it funny that you celebrated Easter, Christmas, and Halloween in less than a week.

Looking forward to seeing how your kids reacted to the surprise resort change!
Thanks for reading along !

GKTW is like no other place and we had an amazing time.

Only HERE can you celebrate SO many holidays in one week !


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Those are my favorite spells to cast. I don't like my wish kids or their siblings being sick.
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Michelle, I am all caught up again (sorry I got so far behind).

I love your day at the Magic Kingdom, and so glad that Jayden got to drive the boat (awesome job ). Love the character photos at the MK.

Thrilled that they did Splash Mountain and it is now their favorite ride.

I love the Animal Kingdom, and you got great safari pictures. And Flame Tree is the best.

What a fun time at the Halloween Party. They really do things up...it's so great.
It's wonderful how they do so much for these kids !

Jayden was a little shy driving the boat .. but I'm
happy he gave it a try !

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Found and read your pre trip report so I came on over and have caught up. Loads of fun the boys are just to handsome. I so can't wait to read their reaction to the second part of the trip.
Thanks for reading along !!
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Old 06-12-2012, 07:23 PM   #12
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All caught up... love the new update.

The Halloween party looked cool. My son went as a Ghostbuster for Halloween last year, so that must have been cool to meet one.
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I had some catching up to do!

I love all the character pics with the boys! So cute! Their smiles are the best!

I like the FoW show at AK too. Birds aren't my favorite, but it really is an informative, and funny, show!
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