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Old 06-29-2007, 08:54 PM   #91
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thanks for sharing your story. cant wait to hear more. You and Ryan make a cute couple.

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Old 06-29-2007, 09:06 PM   #92
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[QUOTE=CourtneyandRyan;19470735]Do you go to NOLA for Mardi Gras? It gets kinda wild-- that's the time I actually try to stay away =) QUOTE]



I do go, every year...never miss it (well except for last year, I had to miss) I love it and always have, even when I lived down there. I stay Uptown, and parade the whole time...lol I go to the Quarter to walk around and shop and eat, but it's usually just a few times while I am there, mostly I am Uptown. That is where I lived, when I lived there and when I was a kid, we always went to the parades Uptown, it's so much more fun.

Another great entry...glad you guys finally made it and I love your hair color, it looks great on you.
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:29 PM   #93
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The beginnings of a great trip report. Can't wait to read more.
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:55 PM   #94
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Thumbs up Love the report

Hi Courtney

Great trip report. This is my very first post. As you said, I have also been a lurker for a while. We had our very first family trip this year at Mardi Gras. It was very special. I also live in Louisiana, in the southwestern part. Even at that time it was hot for a couple of our days. My hats go off to you, because I don't know if I can handle a june or july trip in that FL sun. Keep the trip report coming, because I am loving it.

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Old 06-29-2007, 10:41 PM   #95
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I just wanted to tell you I'm loving your dark hair ..... i like it better that way .. Great TR Girl!!! Can't wait to read more
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Old 06-29-2007, 11:56 PM   #96
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Just wanted to say....LOUISIANA DISers ROCK!!!
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What they said!! I am enjoying the TR Courtney. Love your new house, but I can't believe you got moved and got that place pulled together while trying to get ready for Disney. My house doesn't look that good two years after moving!

And I really sympathize with the flight problems. That's why we always fly SW from NO direct. We are on the south side of BR so it is almost as close to the NO airport as to the BR airport! And I hate flying through Atlanta. I don't know how you made that connection, even running! That was quite a storm though - I don't think I've EVER seen that much lightning in a continuous storm.

Glad your first day ended well, and hope you were able to get some sleep!
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:29 AM   #97
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Hey Courtney! OMG, we have so much in common. I live in Louisiana (Alexandria), and bleed purple and gold, also! I can't wait to get my season tickets next month. I also went to a stylist and asked for chocolate brown hair and got black instead. I teach 4th grade. The kids didn't learn anything for a week b/c all they could concentrate on was my hair change. Friday when they left I was Jessica Simpson blonde, and Monday I was Elvira black! Anyway, love your report. We are leaving in 23 days, so I'm am reading trips reports to pass the time. Keep up the good work.

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Old 06-30-2007, 12:42 AM   #98
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First of all you and Ryan are tooo cute of a couple and you can see yall are really happy.
Second I am from Louisiana I live in Metairie right now but have lived numerous palces in Louisana especially after Katrina.
Third...Great trip report!!
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Old 06-30-2007, 01:20 AM   #99
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Okay...just found this one and you and your hubby are too cute!!! We were there right before you were! Great TR---and can't wait for more!
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Old 06-30-2007, 01:31 AM   #100
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I just found your TR and I love it. I love all the pictures. Your DH is definitly cute. I can't wait to hear more. Keep it coming.
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Courtney- I'm loving your report and you are one good-lookin' couple! Your house is just beautiful and it seems it was meant to be despite the stress of waiting. As far as your hair goes, the dark is striking against your complexion. When you go from light to dark it WILL fade but you can always use a good clarifying shampoo ( maybe Paul Mitchell #3) to speed that up. Or you can always have a couple of highlights thrown in to break up the darkness. I bet you can guess what I do for work...
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Old 06-30-2007, 07:37 AM   #102
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Old 06-30-2007, 08:05 AM   #103
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Thanks for sharing your great TR! And personally I think the black looks great!
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Old 06-30-2007, 09:07 AM   #104
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keep it coming Courtney. Like the McDonald's says "I'm Loving It"
And your hair looks great and you don't look abit sweaty in those pictures.
I need to order our Photopass cd, thanks for reminding me.
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Old 06-30-2007, 09:28 AM   #105
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