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Old 01-26-2010, 09:09 AM   #1
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The Best New Year's Eve Ever ~ Part Two ~ Day Ten

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Mandy (me), Paul (hubby) & Becky (DD16)

Tuesday 5th January '10 ~ High 47F ~ Sunny and ccccold

Once again, Becky the lazy mare had a lie in, so Paul & I headed to DHS for normal opening



We started off at RockNRollerCoaster, then rode Tower of Terror. We had a cake at Starring Rolls, which we had to munch down quickly as it was far too cold to sit outside





We needed to warm up, so we joined the 25 minutes wait for Toy Story Mania (which only turned out to be 15 mins). Next we went for a cuppa at the Writer's Stop, and then we headed back to the Pop to pick lazy bones up

We went to the Florida Mall first, and I bought some Yankee Candles, then we went to the Ponderosa on I-Drive for lunch and we all had steak (Mmm). After a wander around Bargain World we went back to the Pop and I did some washing

Now it's my birthday tomorrow, and from the first few days that we were there, I had said that I would like a Mickey head balloon, a Minnie necklace (similar to my Mickey one) and a Jim Shore Mickey statue where he is holding balloons. During the first week we saw the necklace and ornament everywhere. But as it got nearer to my birthday, we just couldn't find either of them in the shops

Well this afternoon we went to DTD, and Paul started to panic when he realised that he hadn't bought the necklace for me, so we popped to the Arribas Bros shop there, but there was none left.

We popped to T-Rex for a cocktail while we planned our next move. After a bottle of Heineken for Paul, and two Cosmo Paleo Cotton-Tinis for me, we dashed back to the Pop, picked Bek up and jumped on the bus to the Magic Kingdom to get me my balloon. While there we looked in the shops on Main Street USA for the necklace and ornament, but as they weren't there, we hopped on the Monorail to Epcot







First stop was a drink and cake in The Land, then we walked (quickly due to the cold) over to Germany to see if the necklace was in the shop there. While in Germany we had a quick wine (well it would've been rude not to ) and of course the necklace was sold out there too



After grabbing a quick drink in the Rose & Crown, we left as IllumiNations was starting and we wanted to miss the crowds

Once back at the Pop we checked that Petal's was open, but sadly it wasn't, so we turned in ~ roll on tomorrow, it's my birthday

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Old 01-26-2010, 09:32 AM   #2
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I still can't believe your wearing gloves Mandy
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Old 01-26-2010, 09:43 AM   #3
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Bit of a cliffhanger there Mandy! I hope you managed to find the necklace.

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Old 01-26-2010, 11:16 AM   #4
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Another great day, your pics are so clear.

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Old 01-26-2010, 01:24 PM   #5
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Bit of a cliffhanger there Mandy! I hope you managed to find the necklace.
Sadly we didn't find the necklace, but it makes a great excuse to go back
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Old 01-26-2010, 01:31 PM   #6
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great day

shame you couldnt find the necklace
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Old 01-26-2010, 02:09 PM   #7
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Any excuse to go back Mrs! Great day, love the balloon
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Shame about the necklace Mandy tho it is a good excuse to go back
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Old 01-26-2010, 02:41 PM   #9
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Shame about the necklace Mandy.

And shame about the weather, looking forward to your birthday report.
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Old 01-27-2010, 12:53 AM   #10
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I want a balloon!
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They have a great system at WDW where if you can't find the item in the shop you are in they can ring somewhere that will tell you if it is any of their other shops. DW did this for a Tigger jacket she was looking for in a particular size I know it's a bit late now - but might help next time.

And what's with DD. You take her half way across the world, to the most magical place there is and she spends most of her time in bed or on the PC talking to people back home that she spends 350 days of the year with.
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Oh I want a balloon too, maybe get one for my 40th when I'm there, fingers crossed!

Another lovely day, shame Petals still closed though.
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Lovely day. Shame you didn't manage to get your necklace
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Lovely gloves mate, i have some of those

shame you didn't find the necklace though, im sure you will go back !
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Love the ToT lobby photo.

I'm beginning to realise that you're challenging T&T for the DIS shopoholics crown.
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