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Old 01-21-2013, 12:59 PM   #1
DizNee Luver
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Nick, Marie, The Diva's & Me!! Finally Finished 10-20-13!!

Welcome to Nick, Marie, The Diva's & Me Thread!!!!

I'm Laurie and will be your hostess!!



I'm a huge Disney fan, trip report writer, photographer, wife & mother. I'm going on my 3rd Dis Diva's Girl's Trip and once again.....bringing along some family with me!!

Meet Nick, my oldest son and his beautiful fiance, Marie!!





Nick joined us for our family trip in 2010 & 2005 but Marie hasn't gone for quite a long time!!! So since they couldn't join us for our December trip, I thought it was only fair to treat them to this trip!

So the three of us will be flying from Portland, Oregon to the Santa Ana Airport on Wednesday, February 27 and going home either Sunday, March 3 or Monday, March 4......depending on flight costs. Right now staying over Sunday night will save us quite a bit but we'll see what it looks like when I actually have the money to purchase our tickets.

I've been debating on whether to stay on property or HoJo's but Nick said the HoJo's would be fine since he didn't plan on spending a ton of time in the room. So I'll be booking that soon.

Hope you'll join us on our adventure!!
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10 of Us Summer Trip~2010: HERE 25th Anniv.TR~2009: HERE

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Old 01-21-2013, 01:01 PM   #2
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Diva Schedule, Post #34
Our Schedule, Post #35
Fantasmic Dessert Seating, Post #56
Updated Itinerary, Post #79
And the trip begins!, Post #230
DL Train Station & Corn Dogs!, Post #231
Star Tours, Space Mountain & the Matterhorn, Post #249
POTC, Haunted Mansion, Splash Mountain, PPH Room, Post #251
PPH Room, Part 2, Post #253
DCA/PPH View of the 2 parks, Post #256
Happy Hour in the PPH Concierge Lounge, Post #257
Rainforest Cafe, Post #266
Disney Vacation Planning Goodies, Post #267
World of Color from our PPH room, Post #268
Gift Baskets, Minnie & Friends, Post #277
Minnie & Friends, Part 2, Post #278
Luigi's Flying Tires & Cozy Cones, Post #292
Mator's Junkyard Jamboree, Asst CarsLand, Post #293
Asst CarsLand, Radiator Springs Racers, Post #294
Indy & POTC, Post #299
Blue Bayou, Post #301
Diva's Redneck Meet-n-Greet Decor/Party, Post #305
Princesses and Fantasyland Rides, Post #306
Pixie Hollow & Astro Blasters, Post #307
CarsLand, Post #308
Anthony's 12th~CARS Disney Movie Theme Party, Post #315
Anthony's 12th~CARS Disney Movie Theme Party, Part 2, Post #316
Anthony's 12th~CARS Disney Movie Theme Party, Part 3, Post #317
Anthony's 12th~CARS Disney Movie Theme Party, Part 4, Post #318
Anthony's 12th~CARS Disney Movie Theme Party, Part 5, Post #319
Anthony's 12th~CARS Disney Movie Theme Party, Part 6, Post #320
Walk in Walt's Footsteps Tour, Post #341
Walk in Walt's Footsteps Tour, Part 2, Post #342
Scavy Hunt, Post #347
Dooney & Bourke's, Flag Retreat & Coke Corner, Post #366
Fantasmic, Post #371
Fantasmic, Part 2 and Fireworks, Post #372
Fireworks, Part 2, Post #373
Magic Morning, Post #412
Magic Morning, Part 2, Post #413
Goofy's Kitchen, Post #422
Goofy's Kitchen, Part 2, Post #423
TSMM & Mickey's Fun Wheel, Post #438
Goofy's Flight School, BugsLand, Post #439
BugsLand, Part 2, Post #440
Red Trolley & Trolley Treats, Post #441
Soarin', RSR & Carthay Circle, Post #449
Carthay Circle, Part 2, Post #450
Carthay Circle, Part 3, Post #451
Animation Academy, Post #456
World of Color, Post #457

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WDW Dec 12 PTR~Cancelled: HERE 2011 Holiday Trip: HEREDivas, Take 2~2012: HEREDiva's TR~2011: HERE
10 of Us Summer Trip~2010: HERE 25th Anniv.TR~2009: HERE

DLR: 1967, 1972, 1984, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2011, 2012, 2012, 2013, 2013, 2014 WDW: 2013



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Old 01-21-2013, 03:06 PM   #3
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This will be my 3rd trip with the Dis Diva's. This is a wonderful group of ladies that I've made some life long friends from. The Diva's go this time of year every year. Here are a couple pics from my first 2 years.















The group continues to get bigger & bigger and this year I believe we're up to 70 ladies!!

There are different big events like the Meet-n-Greet party & the Scavenger Hunt. There are group rides & group photos. Then you can join in on group meals.

I've been on the Meet-n-Greet committee for all 3 of the years I've attended. I'm usually in charge of the name tags, snack bags & snack table. This year I'm pretty much just doing the snack table. Here's some pics of the snack table the last 2 trips.

The 2011 party theme was the Luau:











At the 2012 party, the theme was Party of Peril:











This year the theme will be the Redneck Diva Hillybilly Hoedown!!!


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10 of Us Summer Trip~2010: HERE 25th Anniv.TR~2009: HERE

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Here's a few more pics of Nick & Marie. We'll be celebrating their engagement (even though they got engaged a long while ago). Marie wanted to finish getting her Master's before setting a date for a wedding. Well she got her degree and now the wedding has been set for September 7, 2013!!! It will be fun spending time with them and bonding with Marie outside the chaos of our normal home life!!!!















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10 of Us Summer Trip~2010: HERE 25th Anniv.TR~2009: HERE

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Old 01-21-2013, 04:08 PM   #5
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Hi Laurie!

I will be following along..........I love your reports! I so wish I didn't live all the way over here in Australia as the Dis Diva's trips make me envious every year! I do enjoy hearing all about them though and the pictures you posted are simply gorgeous!

Subbing in right now!!!
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Hi Laurie!

I will be following along..........I love your reports! I so wish I didn't live all the way over here in Australia as the Dis Diva's trips make me envious every year! I do enjoy hearing all about them though and the pictures you posted are simply gorgeous!

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Welcome!!! I'm so glad you'll be following along!! Maybe one of these years you can join us. I know you're far, far away......but maybe the timing of one of your trips will coincide!!
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Aw... My grandparents were Nick and Marie. Married 60 years before my grandma passed. Your title made me

Best wishes to them for a long and happy marriage!
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Aw... My grandparents were Nick and Marie. Married 60 years before my grandma passed. Your title made me

Best wishes to them for a long and happy marriage!
Aww, that's awesome!!!!
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Aw... My grandparents were Nick and Marie. Married 60 years before my grandma passed. Your title made me

Best wishes to them for a long and happy marriage!
Thanks for the well wishes. We are both really excited for not only this upcoming year, but the rest of our years together as well.
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Hi there! I'm a lurker coming out from the shadows. Been reading the DisBoards for almost 4 years. I've read all your recent trip reports and I just love your family! Can't wait to hear all about this next trip, I will for sure try to comment every now and then. My sister actually just got engaged in Disneyland this weekend while she was there with her now-fiancé.
Sorry about your mom being in the hospital, hope she gets better soon.
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Hi there! I'm a lurker coming out from the shadows. Been reading the DisBoards for almost 4 years. I've read all your recent trip reports and I just love your family! Can't wait to hear all about this next trip, I will for sure try to comment every now and then. My sister actually just got engaged in Disneyland this weekend while she was there with her now-fiancé.
Sorry about your mom being in the hospital, hope she gets better soon.
Hi & welcome to the world of posting!!!! I feel honored that I'm your first posting on here!!!

I'm so glad you've been enjoying my reports!! Congrats to your sister!!! How excited to get proposed to at Disneyland!!

Thank you, my mom looked much better today....yesterday she looked very sick. Hoping she continues to get better!
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I'm 'in'. Very late to the party. Have a great time!!
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I'm 'in'. Very late to the party. Have a great time!!
Welcome to both of you!!! Never too late to join in!!!
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4 Days~~4 Days!!!!!!



Next Saturday, we will dine at Carthay Circle Restaurant and then watch the World of Color!!! First time Marie has seen this show!!


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10 of Us Summer Trip~2010: HERE 25th Anniv.TR~2009: HERE

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