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Old 06-27-2009, 10:06 PM   #1486
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Wow. I just found your TR and came in right at the right time ---- an upgrade to the Contemporary. How awesome is that?????? I would be jumping out of my skin. For some reason, out of all the monorail resorts, that is the one I really want to stay in. I am keeping my finger crossed for BLT in January 2011. Yeah, I'm really planning that far ahead!

It is fun to plan way ahead... I really think planning is so much of the fun!

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WOW!!!! How awesome!! You know, I've always had this fantasy, because I'd heard that it could happen. You've just proven it for me. Oh, I'm going to REALLY fantasize now.

I CAN'T WAIT to hear more!!!!
I was literally in shock... and as the day progressed even more thrilled....I loved it!
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Old 06-27-2009, 10:12 PM   #1487
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Laura, no, you didn't make my timeline but as soon as we got home I sprinted into the house to read your update! Then I helped unload the car...
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Old 06-27-2009, 10:41 PM   #1488
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Oh, wow! It sounds like this is just the beginning of the surprises!!!
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Old 06-27-2009, 11:08 PM   #1489
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Laura, I think someone must have dumped a load of pixie dust on your family!
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Old 06-28-2009, 12:23 AM   #1490
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Did you find it.. since you know my other "secret" as does wigoutdismom

We actually got rack rate credit, which is not what I had paid. Along with other credits... but that comes later-

BLT for you someday!
I never did find it - I had never heard of them moving a family to another resort, so I was thinking more along the line of one of the suites at CSR. I'll keep the "secret" quiet... I think CP might have something similar up her sleeve...

That is SO great about getting rack rate credit!!!!!!!!!! That's like $300 isn't it???! And other credits? AWESOME! I'm so excited to read about them all!

Yep, someday we will stay at BLT-when it's inital popularity has worn off and we can get it at 7 months. I wish their rooms were the same as the main hotel though, I think the main hotel is prettier, but I do like BLT too-and the monorail with small kid(s)....I think I would LOVE that.
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Old 06-28-2009, 06:00 AM   #1491
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Laura, I think someone must have dumped a load of pixie dust on your family!
That's what I was thinking.
What a start!
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I read your tripee last year and loved it. My family always goes in Novemeber, so reading this really gets me going! I can't wait for the next installment
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:21 PM   #1493
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Arrival Day, June 16th part 2

Where was I? Oh that is right we had just checked into the CONTEMPORARY! I figured right away we were headed to a garden view room. I think over the past nine years I have priced out those rooms, hoping for a steal, and now they were paying me to stay in one!

So we listened to the directions and headed out towards the pool. I think the girls wanted to jump in right away.... and then down some long corridors, to our room.

Here are some pics I snapped quickly, but know that my girls had SWIM on the must do!









Our view was of Bay Lake (and yes we could see the water parade from it). I loved being on the ground floor with the patio, it came in handy the next morning... and we meet some friends out there too!

We hurried to get in our swimsuits, and were off to the pool. My thought was dip for Luke and then he would nap poolside (hey a mom can wish right). We hoped to swim a few hours before going to DTD. We also hoped to see the Water Parade that night, since it was on the great page of activities that the Contemporary had! We saw lots to do tomorrow... my girls were ready!

Along the way we called and told my parents...we somewhat screwed up the plans for the next night. My parents had planned to unload at CSR when they got to the World, since they were staying at a deal off site for the night. Then we decided they would meet us at the Contemporary and unload some stuff with us, since we could have it moved back to CSR (remember this.... we tried to make our move easy on us)

I snapped some pics of our walk to the pool....








Up next (sorry short, but I have a few things that must get done tonight)....

would Emily brave this slide and how do the kids rank this pool!
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:25 PM   #1494
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I say yes to Em, and I think they are going to love that pool!
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:30 PM   #1495
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So pretty! I say yes to the slide!
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:30 PM   #1496
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Your room looks like a great location. I can't wait to read about the pool.
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:30 PM   #1497
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I am uploading a ton of pics for the next update (I snapped away like crazy!)... so I hope to get it up tomorrow. Then this week is a bit crazy, we have some friends and family in and well, we have to get back to reality!
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:36 PM   #1498
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Check out all the space in that room!!! Wow!

Love the bathroom -- how were the sinks -- did they drain well or threaten to overflow!

I am intrigued by the list of activities -- can't wait to see which ones your girls did.

Hurray for upcoming pool pics!
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:41 PM   #1499
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I saw that you had posted over on LL's PTR so I thought I would come by...wow your pictures of the Contemporary are just gorgeous!! And you have some beautiful children...I'm going to go back and read but I can't wait to catch up and hear all about your trip!
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:46 PM   #1500
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wow.....so cool that you got moved to CR! it's not my dream resort or anything but i'd jump at the chance to stay there a couple of nights just to experience it. that kids check-in is so cute! can't wait to see how it all turns out!

by the way, the link that you have for "our room" on your index doesn't link to the post but a reply but someone. just thought you might want to know!
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