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Old 01-03-2013, 01:43 PM   #1
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The Murphy's are LIVE from BWI and BLT!! - January 6-13!!!

The Murphy's are LIVE!
from Disney's Boardwalk Inn (Jan. 6-10)
& Disney's Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary (Jan. 10-13)







Greetings DIS friends!!!!!!! Please join us for a live trip report starting this Sunday, January 6th!!! It will be DH (40), DS (13), DS (11), and myself (39) for seven nights. We would love to have you along on what is sure to be a memorable vacation!

The Plan:
4 nights at BWI CL - room only
3 nights at BLT studio - points rental
Tickets - annual passes
No dining plan, ADRs booked for: Crystal Palace, Kona Cafe, Hacidenda, Teppen Edo, Be Out Guest, and Sci-fi Dine In.
Flying Southwest and taking Magical Express
DH and his brothers running in the Half and Full Marathons

Those of you on the resort board I chat with know I broke my toe Tuesday so it looks like I'll be renting some type of wheelchair or scooter for the week. Still trying to decide what to do about that. Right now I'm walking on a cane with a very uncomfortable velcro boot. I called and left a voicemail message for buena vista rentals but haven't received a call back yet.

Still going to make the best of it and have a great week I'm sure!!!!

If anyone has any questions or would like me to investigate anything, please let me know. I will be tweeting live and posting lots of pics there and here.

If you are new to our family's trip reports you can check out some of our old ones are these links:

November 2012/New Fantasyland Preview Weekend: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3017684
August 2012/Beach Club: http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2968611
March 2012/Yacht Club: http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2900883
January 2012/Grand Floridian: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2851806
October 2011/Poly: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2821830
March 2011/Beach Club: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2685779
January 2011/Kidani: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2620587
March 2010/Yacht Club: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2420655

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Old 01-03-2013, 03:48 PM   #2
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YaY!!! We will be there at the exact same time!!! We are staying at AOA Nemo suite!!! Look for us. We have a January Disers tag on our stroller and my bagpack. It's blue and black and mine says Moore!! Hope to see you there and I hope that your toe feels better with each passing day! I'm sure you will still have a great time!!
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:19 PM   #3
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YaY!!! We will be there at the exact same time!!! We are staying at AOA Nemo suite!!! Look for us. We have a January Disers tag on our stroller and my bagpack. It's blue and black and mine says Moore!! Hope to see you there and I hope that your toe feels better with each passing day! I'm sure you will still have a great time!!
Those Nemo suites look so cute!!! Have a great time!!! If you see somebody limping around that's probably me! HA HA
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I also arrived today too.
We are at Pop Century. ( myself, DD 19 and DD friend 19)

My daughter is doing the Disney College Program and checks in on Monday.
We are planning to do as much as we can tomorrow in MGM and Magic Kingdom.

It was 3 degrees in Syracuse NY when we left this morning and 72 in Orlando when we landed.

I did online check in and had no problems when I got here to pick up the keys.

There is a bounceback offer in the packet of paperwork they gave me.
(not sure of dates or rates, I can look tomorrow, it's in the car.)

Hoping the crowds are manageable tomorrow.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:51 PM   #5
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I also arrived today too.
We are at Pop Century. ( myself, DD 19 and DD friend 19)

My daughter is doing the Disney College Program and checks in on Monday.
We are planning to do as much as we can tomorrow in MGM and Magic Kingdom.

It was 3 degrees in Syracuse NY when we left this morning and 72 in Orlando when we landed.

I did online check in and had no problems when I got here to pick up the keys.

There is a bounceback offer in the packet of paperwork they gave me.
(not sure of dates or rates, I can look tomorrow, it's in the car.)

Hoping the crowds are manageable tomorrow.
I can't wait to feel the warm weather!!! It has been cold and snowy here in Indiana! Have a great time tomorrow!!!
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Another live trip from the Murphys! Huzzah!
Be sure to keep an eye out for the DISdads Convention; There'll be a bunch of them running around, for pretty much the same time y'all are there.
I'd love to join them, but we have a trip booked for February.
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:34 PM   #9
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We are onboard Magical Express and ready to head to the BWI!!!



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Old 01-06-2013, 03:03 PM   #10
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How exciting!!! Can't wait to read along with your trip. We are staying CL at BWI for the first time at the end of April, so I'm looking forward to pictures there as well.

Have tons of fun!!!
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:22 PM   #12
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Stopped at YC and BC first. Parking lots and grounds look dead. Maybe the crowds won't be too bad this week.

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Hey Erika!
Looking forward to following your live report this week. My week at work is going to be crazy, so if you don't mind, I shally use your report to destress! LOL!

Questions - is the Disney 1/2 marathon always this week in January? Thanks!
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Pete and I are having a grand old time here at check in. LOL

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Pete and I are having a grand old time here at check in. LOL

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Enjoying the photos and happy for you and your family! Always happy to hear about Pete! A question if you have time - last time we stayed BWI CL, they didn't have a fridge for drinks or juice boxes in the club lounge. Has that changed?
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