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Old 03-26-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
I was stuck in that position and ... It took 4 strapping young boys to hoist me back on my feet
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Talking Back to where we started from~~Arainging my daughters marriage and other fun stuff

Close your eyes, put on some dreamy music...ok I guess you should put on the music and then close your eyes, while I take you back to 2006.
Thanks to my friend who convinced me that going to Disneyland was worth the money, I bit the bullet and bought tickets.

I had always thought it would be fun to take the kids to Disneyland but the cost was hard for me to get over. Once I did, I went into uber- ocd planner mode. I read everything I could get my hands. My friend was soon shocked that I actualy knew more about it than she did.

So the first week of march we loaded up the mini van with me, my dh, 4 kids and the mother in law..and we were off on a 20 hour drive.

I remember vividly the second I walked through the gates I swear I heard a chorus of angels sing the hallelujah chours! I was a true believer, I drank the kool-aid and fell for Disney hook, line and sinker!

And much to my family and friend's dismay I have had a mutual love affair with disney ever since.

That trip was followed by 5 trips to Disney World. If you look down there at the bottom of this post you can see links to 4 of those trips, if you'd like to take a peek.

This year our budget was a little smaller for our family vacation and I tried, I realy honestly did try to accept the fact that there would be no disney this year.....well, that lasted for about a month!

Join me as I tell you a tale about getting back to where the madness all started from!

Here's a few pics from that fatefull trip...

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Old 03-26-2011, 10:41 PM   #2
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:44 PM   #3
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:53 PM   #4
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I am here!!! So happy for a Winkers TR! Wow the kids were so little back then, they look so grown up now. I can't wait to read about your adventure.
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Old 03-26-2011, 11:56 PM   #6
We too are so very NOT into traipsing through the dark when a bucket will do just great
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So glad you're starting a new thread for us to have fun on!!

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Old 03-27-2011, 08:07 AM   #7
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WINKERS! WINKERS! WINKERS! So glad that you are back. I have missed you. Wow, the kids look like such babies. How is everybody doing?
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Old 03-27-2011, 03:05 PM   #8
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I'm here!!!! I'm so glad you are doing this. I have been in a depression lately since we canceled our cruise! We are going to WDW this year but not until July. Can't wait to read up on your TR!!
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Old 03-27-2011, 03:10 PM   #9
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Here's a few pics from that fatefull trip...

Oh my goodness look how young all your baby's are!!!

Can't wait to read more
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Old 03-27-2011, 03:16 PM   #10
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Hi winkers!! I'm ready to read the tale!

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Old 03-27-2011, 05:44 PM   #11
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Yay! Another Winker's TR.

And like others have already said...man your kids were babies!!! Such sweet kids!
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Old 03-27-2011, 06:23 PM   #12
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I'm looking forward to reading about your trip. I always love your reports!

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Old 03-27-2011, 07:05 PM   #13
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A winkers report!!!

And, who are those little kids?

ETA: I just read that MIL will be along on this trip also.

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Old 03-27-2011, 08:22 PM   #14
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yay!!!!. can't wait to hear about DLR! never been there.

and I also can't beleive those little munchkins are your kids!
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I know what you are going to do......you are going to make me want to go to Disney World. I can't wait to hear all about your trip.
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