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Old 03-05-2013, 10:48 PM   #16
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I'm so glad I got to meet you & Jared and congratulate you both in person!!! Hoping your honeymoon is everything you hoped for!!!!
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:29 PM   #17
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T.T I sat down and typed up day 1 with the litte time I had this morning then I dont know what happened I bumped a key and everything is gone and now I dont have time to redo it. Maybe later tonight if I am home early enough!
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:20 PM   #18
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Ok lets try this again hopfully the Chromebook wont fail me this time.
Day 1:
So our Trip report really begins when Jared and I became Mr. and Mrs. On March 2nd.








Our Wedding ended at 4pm and we were in a Limo off to the Mandalay Bay where I had stayed the previous night with my girls. The Room was beautiful, but the atmosphere and service was lousy. The people working there all seemed to be cranky and one bell lady was particularly rude and when Jared said something to the front desk they were like yeah we know shes rude to people. I was pretty glad after we checked out. After we showered and shimmed out of our bride and groom attire we had some dinner at the cafe which has the yummiest potato soup ever and visited the shark reef which is an aquarium dedicated to predators



After that it was as Cogsworth once said "off to bed, off to bed"
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:52 PM   #19
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Day 2:
We slept in a little this morning till 8:30 it felt weird to wake up so late before going to Disneyland usually we are up before dawn lol. We wanted to order room service this morning to be all fancy for our first breakfast as man and wife however apparently there was some sort of issue with the front desk and they would not allow Jared to order anything. Apparently the woman who checked us in neglected to ask us if we would like a hold put on our card for things like room service which ment there was no hold which ment we werent allowed to charge things to the room which ment no room service. So we dressed and headed down stairs to the casino and had breakfast at a resturant called Citizens it was descent nothing to write home about but at least the waitor didnt seem to hate his life lol
Jared had the pancake breakfast and I had a side of fruit and a side of toast


We then went back to the room and carried out own things to our own car because Jared was tired of dealing with the cranky people. When we left the room Jared wasnt sure what to do with the Keys because some hotels on the stip charge you if you take them (they pretty much charge you for anything around these parts) We had checked out via the tv so Jared decided just to slide them under the door only to get to the elevator and suddenly remeber his glasses were in the room.Which is wear they stayed When we stoped for gas Jared just bought a new pair. I have a lovely picture of him wearing my sunglasses on the drive to the gs station but Jared is being rude in it so I cant post it here lol
Soon we were on our way out of the Valley and headed to Disneyland!IT was about 10:30 am when we finally hit the road


Here is what we saw along the way
Jared and I all these our rocks we noticed them one trip its a mystery to us how they got on the side of the free way. they are on both sides and theres no other rocks around its a little odd lol




Finally we arrived at Disneyland and made our way to the Paradise Pier hotel! This was my first time staying on property and I was super excited (What can I say I cheap lol)



After giving our bags to the bell men and valeting the car we headed inside to check in. The bell men was super nice here and we were pleased. While the girl at the front desk was putting out information in to the computer I asked here if we were able to get buttons here she told me yes and asked what we were celebrating so I told her we were on our honey moon and she congradulated us. She was super friendly and sweet. After a few minutes she excused her self and disappeared. She was gone for such a long time Jared and I thought there might be someting wrong with our reservation. She returned though with a black and white photo of mickey and minnie and our buttons. She also gave us the good news that in honor of our honey moon we were being upgraded to the top floor with a park view room We were super duper excited! Our Room was 1510 it was our home for the week and it was beautiful













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Old 03-17-2013, 06:05 PM   #20
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Day 2 Cont:


We decided to rest for a bit before heading to the parks


We were eating dinner at Big Thunder Ranch this evening so we decided to hang out at Disneyland. The first thing we noticed was Mainstreet station all bandaged this made me sad but I like that they are trying to make it not an eyesore.


The park was pretty crowded this evenng there was some sore of cheerleading competition going on so we stuck to attractions with shorter lines starting with pirates.


We walked around for a little bit took a look at Big Thunder under construction Jared was so sad about this BTM is really his favorite attraction. I thought the giant crane looked pretty tacky as well
Soon it was time for our 5 o clock ressie at BTMB Checking in here was the first in a serious of resturants that thought we had a third wheel on our honey moon all for some reason all our ressies were made for 3 it was odd.



This is wear I will have to leave us for now next up dinner time!
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:16 PM   #21
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I told you on FB, but I love that photo of Cap't Jack coming out from under your dress on the stairs.....it cracks me up!!!

Sorry to hear the Vegas people were rude.....especially on your wedding day....ugh!

That was so nice you got that upgrade!! I guess I figured you had splurged for the view....did you also get concierge with that?? You get so darned spoiled at this hotel!!!

You missed the busiest day from all the cheerleaders......that was on Friday. The parks were packed and it was HOT!! I was really disappointed because we had planned on seeing Aladdin on the weekend......I didn't realize the competition was being held in the Hyperion Theater!!! Usually things like that are held at the convention center......so we never got to see it.

I was sad to see the train station behind the photo tarps. They are a nice touch and better than plywood walls & fences. But that made my last 2 trips that station was not free and clear to enjoy it's beauty.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:29 AM   #22
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I am not sure about concierge because we didnt try to use it, but it wasnt mentioned. We did however get free parking so that was cool lol

Why would they hold that in the hyperian? that seems silly. The following weekend there was some sort of high school band competion that made it pretty crowded as well they were doing an AP event for the Fantasy fair so that was pretty crowded but most of our trip was nice and crowd free

Jared's Uncle took that picture, and Jack I think was attempting to help me up the stairs because I kept steping on the underskirt its a pretty hilarious photo lol
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:39 PM   #23
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You guys are sooooo lucky. I'm too young to get married but this is where I'll have my honeymoon.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:26 PM   #24
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seriously not sure whats up with this I swear I posted the rest of day one but I dont see it here O.o so Ill do it again lol
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:38 PM   #25
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ok so on to dinner after we checked in at the cashier we had to wait for about 15 mins before going in. There was one thing that confused me I wasnt expecting it to still be so Christmasy

I suppose it because its "winter" and not Christmas going on. When we walked in to the show was going on I think the performers were having a hard time the audience didnt seem to into it. The singer was talking to one family and they were pretty much ignoring her. Soon after that the performance ended and our food was brought out to us. Here are pictures while we waited and our food.





During our meal the preformance started again and the woman singing started by singing the celebrate song from the commercials. She went table to table asking people if they were celebrating something. She came to our table because I was wearing as Jared dubbed it the "attention getting hat". She asked when we were married etc I tried to be participatory because I felt like alot of tables were ignoring or being short with her. She then asked the guitarist to sing us a love song it was pretty cute. After that Jared and I continued eating and came to a realization...we were freezing! I was shivering even and I was not looking foreward to sitting on cold cobblestone for a couple hours to wait for fantasmik so my loving new husband made a fantasmik dessert reservation for the following Saturday I was so super excited!
After that we asked our server for our dessert menu, they brought us this instead I felt so super special ^-^

After dinner we headed over to one of my favorite rides Its a small world. We rode this so many times during our trip that we began to have long conversations about what countries were included, why and how they were represented.


After our ride round the world we headed over to tomorrow land with the idea of hoping on the monorail and heading back to the hotel. We decided to do a quick round of Buzz first.


When we finally got back to the hotel we decided to get some coco in the lobby before heading up.




MMM Disney coco
We then headed up the elevator to our room and found this



Disneyland was truly the most magical place we could have chosen for our honey moon.
After that I contacted Diser Laurie to see if she wanted to meet in the lobby and she did so we headed down to say hello.

After that we headed up to the room watched world of color from through our window and went to sleep. It was such a magical day!




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Old 03-24-2013, 10:18 PM   #26
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Day 3
The next morning we woke up earlier then expected and headed through downtown disney and into Disneyland




Now our orginal plan was to eat at Tomorrow land Terrace but I wasnt aware that when the parks dont open till 10 they dont serve breakfast there so we headed over to River Belle Terrace apparently we were determined to eat at a terrace lol I got the Huckleberry finn fruit platter and Jared had the Mark Twain


From there we headed over to the Haunted mansion

We left with the tall guy on this trip. Next we werent really sure what we whated do but started walking toward critter country I decided to walk into the line for Splash and Jared followed ha ha



Note I barely got wet on this trip down the mountian. So we headed straight over to winnie the pooh


Thats all for tonight folks next up the train and buzz light year again
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:41 PM   #27
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Great TR so far. Sorry to hear that the Vegas folks were less than hospitable but its great to hear that a little Disney magic can brighten the mood! Looking forward to reading more
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Enjoying your TR so far! How fun to go there on your honeymoon and get the upgrades and everything! We were there just before you - we left on Saturday morning. Love all the fun pictures!

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You missed the busiest day from all the cheerleaders......that was on Friday. The parks were packed and it was HOT!! I was really disappointed because we had planned on seeing Aladdin on the weekend......I didn't realize the competition was being held in the Hyperion Theater!!! Usually things like that are held at the convention center......so we never got to see it.
That actually makes me feel better - we really meant to see Aladdin with our kids, but had planned it for Friday and just sort of forgot about it. Apparently it wouldn't have mattered if we had remembered! It WAS super busy and hot on Friday!
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:48 AM   #29
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Finally sitting down to write some more gee I hope I cn do ll this before I forget all the gory details lol
So after we rode winnie the pooh we walked back to new orleans square and took the train back to tomorrow land for another spin on Buzz's Astro Blasters (we sent my mom every picture every time we rode this just to bother her lol) and then a launch through space on Space Mountain





Next we headed over to Adventure land we planned to have a small lunch at Bengal BBQ Jared claimed to be starving at this point. We first rode my personal favorite Jungle Cruise a small note this was the only ride the whole trip where the back side of water waterfall was working. Instead of my beloved back side of water they made rock jokes




After our return from the Jungle we took a spin on Indiana Jones before stopping off for lunch.





We ate at Bengal BBQ I had the Veggie Skewer mmmmm and Jared had two Bengal Beef Skewers We ate them in Aladdins Oasis and then visited with the Genie as usual there was no line for this character greet its pretty awesome to just be able to walk up.



This is were well have to end for tonight I really wish I had more time perhaps tommrow but anyway next up we see the castle and start in on Fantasyland!
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:14 PM   #30
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Im back hooray!
So we headed over to Fantasy land through the castle. We stopped for a few pictures.



We started our trip around Fantasy land with Snow white since of course it had the shortest line

and after we got off Jared said he was feeling a little tired and we wanted to get dressed up for our Dinner at the blue bayou so we decided to do a grand circle tour on the trian before heading back to the room for a rest and a change.




and then the camera died so we had to use our I phoes the rest of the evening while the camera charged this happened a couple of times during the trip me and my new camera are not friends >.<



On our way back in to the park Jared made a couple new friends


I have to get off now this isnt where I wanted to stop but I will try and add more a little later
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