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Old 09-29-2012, 08:05 AM   #1
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so excited about telling the kids

This is our first cruise and will be the kids Christmas present this year (we will be sailing on the Wonder on Feb 2.) I am so excited about telling the kids. I will be wrapping up things that they will need as clues and the culmination of the surprise will come at 9:30 Christmas morning when I have scheduled the free phone calls from Mickey and Goofy to tell them about our upcoming trip! We have a 10 yr old and and 6 yr old, both girls and a baby boy who will be 9 months when we go. I can't wait, so I had to share with somebody because my hubby is willing to go, but not nearly excited as I am! I thought about doing a scavenger hunt with clues to let them figure it out, or doing a puzzle and wrapping each piece up individually but when I saw the phone calls, I thought that would be the funnest way to let them know.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:36 AM   #2
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Sounds like a fun Christmas morningM I am in the same boat with the hubby...he is never excited about our Disney vacations either. Oh we'll, as long as he goes and enjoys himself once there, that's all that really matters I guess!
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:37 AM   #3
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Me too, me too!

We are doing the same thing.... except my youngest is 9 and we have shifted from Santa to family surprises! On December 23rd, my girls will open 4 boxes- one containing our passports, one wuth beach toys, one with new swimsuits/ flip flops, and one with disney shirts! I will have the info on our cruise on the computer once they have guessed

Then, Christmas morning, they will all have cinch sacs with sunglasses, cup, sunscreen, and the obligatory undergarments and socks!

I will be all excited with you!
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:00 AM   #4
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We always surprise our kids with our big trips! They don't trust us at all anymore Have fun!
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:09 AM   #5
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We are going to surprise our 4yo the day we go. I know I won't get as good of a reaction as older kids but we were supposed to go last year but I ended up having emergency surgery 3 days before so we cancelled and she still brings it up. So I figured better not say anything because she was heartbroken last time, I can't go through that again!
I love the idea of the phone call telling them!
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