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Old 01-04-2013, 01:31 PM   #241
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My photobucket changed too. GREAT.

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This is completely fantastic! I'm guessing you bought regular Vadar masks and then spray painted them to match? Cause that is awesome!
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:59 PM   #242
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Still touring the room, I moved on to the bathroom area.







And back to the main part of the room.





I canít remember if I have mentioned this yet or not, but our room is obviously a studio. I was using a friends points to stay here for one night.

Here you can see the box that was sent to me with a fellow Disers fish extender gifts.





Opening up the cabinet to see whatís inside.







It was now around 3:15ish. We needed to get ready for the Halloween party. I had wanted to arrive right at 4, but it was looking like that plan was not going to be followed. We had to sort out a few things, repack 2 backpacks and get ourselves situated.

A little before 4 we were ready to head out towards the bus stop.

Of course I took a few pictures on the way.









I just had to get a shot (or two) of Claire on the bridge.





I looked for the mailbox as I had a few postcards to mail out from ďMickeyĒ to a few friends.



A walk through the lobby.



And then out to the bus stop. If I remember right, we did not wait too long at all and a bus arrived. Yay! We were so excited to be going to our first ever Halloween party at Disney!



I caught myself in the mirror.



And the time. We werenít ďtooĒ far behind schedule.



I texted my Dis friend Carey to let her know we were running a bit behind. We had wanted to meet up kind of right away, and I sure didnít want her waiting at the front for me. Good news, sheís a slacker too! They were running behind as well, so we should be arriving very close to the same time.

Our first sights of the Holiday dťcor.







Now it was a bit of a madhouse getting in. Lots of people coming and going. I had to go through bag check and so did Claire as we had to backpacks. Then I asked where to go in at, but was directed in the wrong direction, gave my party ticket and then they realized I needed to go to the far end to enter with that. Ok, I was trying to be patient, but we were just so excited.

We got in finally, and we did the boring thing Ö.stopped to get a locker. I knew this was driving Claire a bit mad, as it was doing the same for me, but there was no way I was carrying these 2 bags all day. We got our locker, put 1 bag in and emptied the other as much as possible so I only had to carry the minimal stuff and we were on our way to a PARTY!!!!!!!
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:01 PM   #243
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Going in during this time of year, you just canít help but gasp at the decorations.









There was a photopass set up right at the front and I wanted to do it, but Claire said no way was she waiting in that line. Darn it.
This was the best I got from her.



But I did make her follow me around to take pictures of all the cute scarecrows.











Those were so cute. I tried again to get her to do the photopass op right there, but nope she wasnít going to.



Carey and I were in contact and they had just gotten off the bus. Claire and I slowly made our way up main street as we waited for them.





I love all the pumpkins.



And we stopped for a photopass picture since there wasnít a line.







He took one with my camera too. It was really dark, so I tried to lighten it.



And then some of my Princess.









Our first magic shot.



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I have resized the photopass pictures on photobucket. But WOW they are still posting HUGE! Let me know if they are showing normal for you or not.
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:43 PM   #245
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Your photos are showing up just fine. Thanks for sharing! I also enjoyed your AKL photos. Great view from your room!
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I just love the Fall decorations! You weren't too late to the party, glad you ended up getting a few good PP pics of you and Claire
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Love all the photos of the AKL and the MK, Jen. I just cannot believe how much Claire has grown. And that dress she is wearing is too cute!

Can't wait for more!
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:41 AM   #248
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I love Claire's dress. The Halloween decorations look a lot nicer than they did when I went during that time of the year in 2009 and 2010. I was a little disappointed. I then went to Disneyland during the Halloween season in 2011 and was absolutely blown away by it all, but this is nearly as nice.

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Old 01-05-2013, 07:56 AM   #249
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Your photos are showing up just fine. Thanks for sharing! I also enjoyed your AKL photos. Great view from your room!
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I do too. It was exciting to see them after seeing pictures each year.

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Love all the photos of the AKL and the MK, Jen. I just cannot believe how much Claire has grown. And that dress she is wearing is too cute!

Can't wait for more!
She is growing like a weed. That outfit was loaned to us by Janet (Mom2RTK). We really enjoyed wearing the outfits she loaned us.

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I love Claire's dress. The Halloween decorations look a lot nicer than they did when I went during that time of the year in 2009 and 2010. I was a little disappointed. I then went to Disneyland during the Halloween season in 2011 and was absolutely blown away by it all, but this is nearly as nice.

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They were nice, but I have to say, once you got past main street and the hub, there wasn't so many out, which was disappointing. I have seen picture for m DLParis, and WOW, that place goes all out.
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Your pictures are great! I never considered a studio at AKL, but after seeing your pictures I just might do that some time. DH loves AKL.

I love Claire's outfit for Halloween.
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Your pictures are great! I never considered a studio at AKL, but after seeing your pictures I just might do that some time. DH loves AKL.

I love Claire's outfit for Halloween.
Thanks! It was nice. We enjoyed the room, just wish we had it for longer.
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Your room is gorgeous and your shots of the lobby are awesome!

I love Claire's dress. It really works with all the Halloween borders. However, I think that lady in the striped dress photobombed one of your pictures with her back side.

You did a great job getting to the party nice and early.
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Your room is gorgeous and your shots of the lobby are awesome!

I love Claire's dress. It really works with all the Halloween borders. However, I think that lady in the striped dress photobombed one of your pictures with her back side.

You did a great job getting to the party nice and early.
Thanks.
We really enjoyed that halloween themed outfit. Claire was loving all her custom clothes.

I think I got a lot of photobombs in those pictures.
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Great update! I love Disney at the holidays. So wish I could have gotten there for Halloween. Maybe if I didn't underestimate my PTO to the extreme I could have. I thought I used all my time off.......i ended up rolling over 4 days. Some accountant I am can't even figure out my vacation time lol.
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I think I've read most if not all of your TR, and I can really is a difference in Claire, is looks so mature and grown up in those photopass pics! And I love the dress, so sweet.
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