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Old 06-30-2007, 10:59 AM   #106
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GREAT START!!! Like the dark locks!
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Old 06-30-2007, 02:24 PM   #107
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Courtney, I have to say that you and Ryan are sooooo precious !!! Maddie is too.

My parents live in Louisiana, I love it there. My maiden name is Beaubouef, very french cajun. My Daddy is often referred to as a Coon a**. Sometimes while talking to him he will speak English and french and have us all looking at him like he has two heads, LOL. My youngest, Lexie and I were just down there last week to help my Momma celebrate her birthday and I had to bring back some community coffee (it's all my DH drinks) and of course all the spices and sauces you can only get from down there, kwim? While we were shopping Lexie noticed a can that said turtle and she asked what it was, and my Daddy said "it's turtle soup baby" She got a funny look on her face and then said "PawPaw, I didn't know turtles ate soup, I need to get some for Speedy" ( her pet turtle ) My Daddy, being the best PawPaw a girl could have didn't want to tell her the truth so he said "okay, Baby we'll get your turtle some soup" ........ only in Louisiana could this have happened, LOL.

anyway, thought I would share that with you since you are a fellow Cajun.

looking forward to more, and hope you are having a great weekend !!
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Old 06-30-2007, 04:37 PM   #108
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Old 06-30-2007, 05:43 PM   #109
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I just have to say I love your dark hair! It looks great.

I have never thought to take pics of the ride pics. Good thinking!

That Atlanta airport is HUGE. Good work making it to your flight on time!
Thank you! It's still "growing on me" ... Not sure if I want to keep it this dark, but not sure I'm ready for highlights again just yet--- they grow out so dang fast!

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Yeah, that's my Mama's side of the family that lives in Louisiana!
And thank you!! It's a little boy and we're so excited! As far as names go, I really like Jacob Ryan, but I'm still looking around. Any ideas?

PS; The dark hair looks awesome on you!
Well, you know I love the "Ryan" in Jacob Ryan!!!! I bet you are so excited -- Congrats!!!!

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Great TR...that sucks about waiting to take off...I flew to KY this past March and they ended up sending me to Atlanta instead of a direct flight...so i kind of know how it feels....can't wait for more!!!!!!
AHHH!!!! I totally understand!!!! More should be coming tomorrow!

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I personally like that your dh takes over the pics, it's easier to find you that way! Great update, glad to hear good news about the Pop buses.
Very true! Now I don't need to point out where we are-- -Just look for his arms flung up in the air!

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Great report so far! I am looking forward to the next installment!
Thanks so much! Hopefully I can post more tomorrow!

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Your hair looks great! That's a shame about your flight but I'm glad to hear that it all worked out in the end. Our vacations are always full of the unexpected and never get off to a smooth start. (and if it ever went smoothly I don't think I would know what to do with myself) When we took the kids on the Disney cruise in Feb my kids got strep throat 3 days before we left. We had to take their medicine w/us but I wanted to pack it in the suitcases before we left due to all the travel rules with liquids in carry ons. Well I gave my kids their medicine on an empty stomach at 4am before we had to leave for the airport for our 6:30am flight. (which the medicine says NOT to do) While in the security line at the airport my daughter started vomiting all over the floor. We ended up in the bathroom and she was vomiting and had an upset stomach. My husband (the calm one) took over the situation and we got on the plane. After eating a chocolate chip muffin on the plane my daughter was back to her normal self. So lesson #1 never give a child antibotics on an empty stomach!
Oh, no, that's horrible!!!!! I hate that for you!!!! How awful! And throw up's the worst!!! Poor little thing! I hope everything turned out alright-- Strep hurts so bad

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thanks for sharing your story. cant wait to hear more. You and Ryan make a cute couple.

me (40) DH (41) DD (21) in training DS (18)
Thank you so much! Glad you're reading!

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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.
Fun!!!! Thank you so much for reading and for the complement--- I'm dealing with the hair, not sure if it's my favorite, but it's "go in public okay" for now =)

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The beginnings of a great trip report. Can't wait to read more.
Thanks so much for reading!

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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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Hi Sam! Thanks so much for using your FIRST POST on my TR!!!! I feel so honored! Wow! I'm so glad you're here reading!

To all of you other lurkers--- come out from hiding and post!!!! It's so fun!!! Right, Sam????
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Old 06-30-2007, 05:45 PM   #110
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Wow!

Love your trip report, subscribing.... I usually lurk, but on this one I can't! Love your house, love your hair, love your writing style and pictures!

Can't stay away! Getting prepared for our August trip.. but unlike you, my pictures are still sitting in the camera from 3years ago, 2years ago, one year ago.. I think you get the "picture" !
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Old 06-30-2007, 05:52 PM   #111
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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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Hi Amanda! Thanks so much!!!! I'm so glad you're here following along!!!! Stick around-- much more to come!

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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!
Thanks so much!!!! Well, we are really trying on the house! It's hard, but it's getting there-- finally! SW scares me b/c they don't publish their fares till so late... And I'm such a planner, usually I get to anxious to wait =) Maybe I need to try and relax and try SW next time out of NO. And I seriously have never seen that much lightening either... It was scary.

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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.

Alicia
OMGoodness- I totally relate!!!! When I went to dancing right after I had it done, my students called me "gothic"... It hurt my feelings, but they're just kids-- they didn't mean it to be mean. And who cares anyway, right??? Some people will like it, other's won't, but you just gotta "work it" and no one will question you! I hope, at least =)

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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!!
Thank you so much! He's such a great husband, and I'm so lucky to have him! I'm so glad you're a fellow LA-ian!!! Cool!!!!

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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!
Yay! I'm so glad you're here! Thank you so much for joining!

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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.
Thanks --- I think he's pretty cute myself! More should be coming tomorrow!

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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...
Thanks so much! That's so nice of you! I need to use clarifying shampoo-- I just bought some the other day--- The only problem is, it may have faded all it's going to... I had it done about 2.5 months ago--- what do you think? Worth a try???

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Will respond to more tomorrow--- gotta jet out now- going to the Jason Aldean concert tonight at our local amusement park.... "Talk" to yall tomorrow!

Have a GREAT saturday night!
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Will respond to more tomorrow--- gotta jet out now- going to the Jason Aldean concert tonight at our local amusement park.... "Talk" to yall tomorrow!

Have a GREAT saturday night!
You have what and didn't tell me! Courtney! I'm kidding but you know I except full details I don't get to see him till Sept. if he's still on the tour then.
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Old 06-30-2007, 06:10 PM   #114
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Loving your trippie Courtney! Keep it coming!
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Old 06-30-2007, 06:24 PM   #115
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Court, I like the dark hair. I know what you mean about the highlights,my hair is dark and I go light as I can.
What is up next? Ryan gets rid of peterbilt hat and gets a mickey one!
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Old 06-30-2007, 07:14 PM   #116
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Hi Court! Thanks for my "moment in the spotlight!" I had fun stalking you! I told the waitress I needed to find "Courtney and RYAN" and that you were cute with long, dark hair. I was relieved to see it WAS still dark! We told her to feel free to embarass you in any way to find you! You'll be in day 5 of my TR... but you can guess what it will say, I'm sure! Can't wait to read more. Have fun tonight!
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Old 06-30-2007, 07:23 PM   #117
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Yay! You made it to the world! Too funny but when we passed that POP sign I actually got tears in my eyes. I was sooo excited to finally stay on site! Sooo cute that you got to meet other Dis'ers. I am hoping that I will be able to have a Dis meet in April! Can't wait for more!
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Ohhh you lucky thing!! Have fun at the Jason Aldean concert!
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Old 06-30-2007, 07:44 PM   #119
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Lovin' your trip report. You must update us on the concert, I'll see Jason in August with Rascal Flatts. Your doggie is too cute!
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Old 06-30-2007, 08:22 PM   #120
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