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Old 07-24-2010, 09:48 PM   #1
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Where Pixie-Dusted Birthday Dreams Come True! A July Trip Report! PTR Link! Pg. 116

Hi, everyone! Welcome to another Charleston Princess trip report! This trip was to celebrate my daughter’s thirteenth birthday, and what a celebration it was!!! I can’t wait to share all the stories with you!

Before I begin, let me introduce the cast of characters for this trip.

Charles: The man who claims to have no love for Disney World. He has been known to call it, “The Scariest Place on Earth.”


Chelsea: The birthday girl who is now a teenager! She has been practicing being a teenager for the last four years, so she was more than ready to turn thirteen and celebrate at Disney World.


Connor: Our ten-year-old who never meets a stranger when he is at Disney World.


And me, Jackie, the Sherpa of the group.


If you are dying to know more about us, feel free to peruse any of the previous PTRs and Trip Reports in my signature.

Now, let’s get this massive party started!!!

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Old 07-24-2010, 09:49 PM   #2
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Chapter One: A Very Merry Thirteenth Birthday!
Chapter Two: How Many Stops Does It Take to Get to Walt Disney World?
Chapter Three: “Read the Directions and Directly You Will Be Directed in the Right Direction.”
Chapter Four: Could My Sense of Direction Be Any Worse?
Chapter Five: "Do I Get That???"
Chapter Six: Pirates!
Chapter Seven: Plan? What Plan?
Chapter Eight: The Happiest Place on Earth. Or Maybe Not.
Chapter Nine: "Is There a Chelsea Here?"
Chapter Ten: Pixie Dust from Our Fairy Godmother!
Chapter Eleven: Saving the World...Again!
Chapter Twelve: Souvenirs from Day Two!
Chapter Thirteen: Close Encounters in Dinoland!
Chapter Fourteen: Tracking the Tigers!
Chapter Fifteen: The Great Atlanta Cupcake Meet!
Chapter Sixteen: A Sherpa and a Yeti!
Chapter Seventeen: Birthday Celebrating with Clones, Mummies, and Fortune Telling!
Chapter Eighteen: Wandering through the Oasis!
Chapter Nineteen: Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!
Chapter Twenty: Africa's Next Top Meerkat!
Chapter Twenty-One: Africa's Next Top Meerkat! Continued!
Chapter Twenty-Two: Mango Shakes and Dancing in the Streets!
Chapter Twenty-Three: Riding the Rapids and Losing a Shoe!
Chapter Twenty-Four: Shave and a Haircut: Two Bits!
Chapter Twenty-Five: "A Little Smackeral of Something!"
Chapter Twenty-Six: Angry Tiki Gods, Pirates, and the Nile Nellie!
Chapter Twenty-Seven: Angry Tiki Gods, Pirates, and the Nile Nellie! Continued!
Chapter Twenty-Eight: The Anatomy of a Mickey Bar!
Chapter Twenty-Nine: Reliving My Childhood: Part One!
Chapter Thirty: Reliving My Childhood: Part Two!
Chapter Thirty-One: My Family Disappears in LA!
Chapter Thirty-Two: Connor Joins the Army!
Chapter Thirty-Three: "A Never-Done Gets Done!"
Chapter Thirty-Four: We Watch TV While We Eat!
Chapter Thirty-Five: My Daughter Morphs Into a Monster!
Chapter Thirty-Six: No Bo!
Chapter Thirty-Seven: We Head Home!
Chapter Thirty-Eight: Final Thoughts!
Chapter Thirty-Nine: NEW PTR!

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here! and fast at that!!!
Can't wait for more...
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First page. So glad you had a wonderful trip and did not melt. Cannot wait to hear all about it!
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Hooray! So glad you have started! I'm excited to read this report. Hey Jackie - where's your Mickey bar?
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Cha-ching and first page it is!! I am at our cottage in PA right now with a crazy line of thunderstorms so I am forced inside (wish we had a basement ) Welcome home and can't wait to hear all about this trip!!

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His hair did not look like this in the last picture I saw of him.

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I'm here! Taking a break from cleaning my house.

By the way where is your Mickey bar?
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Here! Going back to read.

Everyone looks so happy! Even the Sherpa lugging a Vera, some squirt bottles and goodness knows what else. Love Charles' haircut. And Chelsea's glasses are super cute. Connor is adorable as always.

Cannot wait to hear the stories!
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I'm joining in (I've seen you on other TR's).
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Joining in on the Pixie Dust report. Did you have to start the report with Mickey ice cream bars? I wish I had one now.
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