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Old 02-27-2012, 09:10 PM   #31
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February 4th, 2012 Part 2

So we spent a few hours at Ohana for breakfast for Laura & H.

H & I did some hidden mickey searching before we left and saw this neat one at the Kona coffee bar!


And I saw these in the gallery shop- I LOVE them!!




We headed out to the buses to hit up downtown Disney and meet our friend Jim, who had driven up to hang out with us too!

Now I am new to the baby in Disney thing so I had to ask at the desk what I am supposed to do with her in the stroller on the bus. I was told I had to have the stroller folded up no matter how old the baby is. I don't think that's very safe for a newborn but that's just me. I would much rather have her strapped into the whole stroller system than in the car seat not strapped to anything, but I did what they said. I had the car seat next to the window and Isat next to it. my knuckles were white the whole time, i didn't like it one bit. We arrived with no incident and began trolling the shops for pins and we glanced a bit at the merch too. LOL.

Turns out Jim was on the West Side so we split into a few groups, some to get Jim, some to pin trade and some to relax and people watch. I people watched. I parked the stroller and chilled out for a while. It was awesome.

I eventually got a candy apple from Goofy's....dipped in dark chocolate and coconut! I know we also hit up Ghiardelli for some free samples too. We did stroll around the shops some too.

We did have another ressie to keep so we rounded up the troops that were coming with. We also split up here too. It's so hard to go with groups as big as ours so we try to do things together but dining is ALWAYS the issue. So some didn't want to do this ressie and some did- so we split.

The rest of the group who didn't come stayed around DTD to pin trade and planned to meet us at the place where our ressie was..... the Grand Floridian. Figured out where we were going yet?? Tea!!!!

We were late to the ressie due to the bus being super slow to get there, but they took us in just a few minutes with no issue. I needed a few minutes to change Lily and get her fed, or at least start feeding her, so I grabbed a spot on the couch.

So i plan to embarass my little princess one day by telling her all the weird places in WDW I changed her diaper as a kid, so I took a pic before I changed her, on that couch I sat on....



We were seated shortly there after for our tea. We had a lovely table by the windows. It's so cute in there!!!

Some pics....





I had the Mad hatter blend- SO GOOD!

The view...


Lily's view for the beginning of tea, from the car seat sling.


L-R Laura, Bill, Allison, H, Me & Lily


So H really enjoyed the tea and really wants to go back with her friends. I still cant believe she turned 13, she is such a beautiful little lady.





Laura snagged this one of me talking to Lily


This is my fav pic....Allison's face says it all....Bill had taken out his pins and was sorting through them...he is a BIT obsessed. Put it this way- he catalogs all the pins he has and plans to write a phone app for pin cataloging!


H didn't like the bitter bottom part with the tea leaves LOL!!!


We spent a while enjoying our tea, we all finished our pots! We did order some food too. Bill had the Gentleman's tea, L & Allison had the cheese plate , I had the tea sandwiches, H had the triffle and we shared an order of scones. Everything was really yummy. I want a whole plate of pear & gorgonzola sandwiches!!! & the onion tart was delish too!

The rest of our friends arrived and we all went up to check out the pin board they have out at 6pm in the shop upstairs. We wandered the shops as well taking silly pics.





We did some trading then all hopped on the monorail to the contemporary for their pin board and to see about some fireworks.

Jim went home at some point and we all decided to wait around the Contemporary for Wishes and watch from the outside deck on the 4th floor. We staked out a spot, got some snacks and hung out. I fed the small fry while we waited too.





H wanted to try taking some pics and a few came out neat...






Not bad , right??

A few min before Wishes started a bunch of people came out and mostly blocked our view. I wqas annoyed but took Lily in the sling up to the railing and made us a spot to watch from.

It has been so neat being able to bring her so much because every time we go she is seeing more and more. I can't begin to describe how cool that is for me. This night she saw the fireworks for the first time, like wide eyed saw them. I bawled. I always cry during Wishes but it made it that much more tear worthy that Lily seemed enthralled with the bright lights. I love that I can share this stuff with her, I'm so lucky to have her and be so close to Disney that I get to share these kinds of moments with her!

We hopped back on the monorail and back to the Poly for our car. We stopped at McDonalds for some dinner along the way and were home around 11pm that night.

Another great day spent.

Another update is coming soon, we went back yesterday with Chirs' mom & are going back Wed for the leap year 24 hour Disney day!!!! So excited!
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HI!
Your title caught my attention...I would love to move to Florida!
I have to say, you are one strong woman for moving there by yourself! good for you...

congrats on the baby and the new boyfriend!

Can't wait to hear more...especially tomorrow for Leap Year!!!
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HI!
Your title caught my attention...I would love to move to Florida!
I have to say, you are one strong woman for moving there by yourself! good for you...

congrats on the baby and the new boyfriend!

Can't wait to hear more...especially tomorrow for Leap Year!!!
Hi & thanks for reading!

I am updating next!
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February 26th, 2012

Chris' parent's are visiting from Tennessee so we wanted to show them a little bit of Disney. The night before Chir's dad started not feeling well so he ended up not coming with us. BUT we had a fun time showing his mom around. We even had a few firsts , even for me!

Our first stop- The Poly. It has become Chris' favorite resort, which makes me happy because I LOVE it there!

Lily asleep in the car, as usual.


This trip we rented a couple of ECVs from an outside of Disney company. Chris is a big guy and all the walking we do usually kills him for days after and his mom recently had a knee replacement surgery so we NEEDED those ECVs. I was thrilled he wanted to get one, knowing he would have much more fun not worrying about pain all day. The company we used, Scooter Vacations, was great! They dropped them off the night before and we just had to go to the transportation desk outside and ask for them. A CM drove them out and even showed us how to use them! They were easy and so convenient to get!

So while Chris & Mom got their scooters I took little Miss Lily into the Poly to change and feed her before we headed off.

Chris stopped at Concierge for their pin book, of course.

PS we had 200 pins for trading with us. Obsessive much????? It makes him happy and it keeps him going back to WDW, I won't complain, just mock a little.

We took a stroll around the grounds of The Poly and showed mom the beach and the view of MK. Chris told her the story of our first Disney date and how I surprised him with Wishes from the beach. Go me!



Then we decided to do something I have never done and always wanted to do....we walked the path around Bay Lake! We can do that this time because of the ECVs!!!

I decided to use the camera on my new Droid phone so the pics kinda stink but they will have to do!





I have never been anywhere close to the Wedding Pavillion before so we explored over there a bit since we saw some other people walking around too. I didn't have the foggiest clue if you can just walk around over there.





I tried the door to the chapel and it was open! I stuck myself half inside and grabbed a quick pic, no idea why its so blue tho, weird camera.



I should also mention that since we had 2 people on the ECVs i decided not to bring my huge stroller/car seat since I'd have no one to help me carry it off and on buses, so I used my baby sling all day. Lily was in 7th heaven and spent most of the day asleep and happy as a clam. I tried to get a picture of her but she was so close this was what I got...





A shot behind us.


We pin traded our way around the Grand Floridian and decided we were hungry and to head to DTD for some grub. We went out to the bus stop and there was a sign that said something to the effect of the buses not running there and to go to the TTC for a bus to DTD. I found it weird but there must have been a convention going on.

So we scoot back to the monorail and head to the TTC. We get there only to find out there isn't any bus there and we have to go to another resort. URGH! Chris did get some good pin trades done with the info desk guy. I was not too happy as we are travelling all over for no reason.

I did see this cool back drop in the shop by the TTC tho.


Chris saw an opportunity for a photo....


Back to the monorail we went, and to the Contemporary. At least Mom got to see some of Disney from the monorail.

Finally we get to the bus stop at the Contemporary, and wait about 15 minutes for a bus. Why is it that the buses come so much faster at the resorts you pay less for??? Just a pet peeve of mine when it comes to the buses.

The bus driver we got was awesome. He helped park both ECVs and even flirted with mom some, which we still tease her about.

Starving, we bipassed all the stores and headed straight for lunch at Earl. Mom & I had originals, Chris had an italian and we all shared some chips and potato salad. I got a much needed coffee as my throat was starting to get scratchy and it was a bit chilly out. We sat outside tho, covered by the seating area. Lunch was great as usual at Earl. I hadn't had it in a long time so it was reeeeeally good to me.

it was time for a bathroom break and Lily needed a change and a feeding so we headed for the nearest restroom. There was a line for the ladies, of course, but the companion rest room was open! Hooray for babies when you can use the bathroom with no line! Why am I mentioning the bathroom? Because I had a traumatic experience in there, thats why, and if I had to suffer so do you! Lily had what was the first in a several day streak of diaper explosions. I mean B-A-D. All the way up her back to her neck, no exaggeration. So after a thousand wipes and a change of clothes I headed over to Goofy's to meet up with Chris & Mom and to feed Lily at the back tables.

*Side note- those tables are an AWESOME place to just relax and be cool and comphy!!*

I get to Goofy's, claim a table and realize I left my,only sipped 3 or 4 times, coffee in the companion restroom ebcause I was so traumatized over the diaper. DARNIT!

Mad at myself I moped and fed the baby. But Super Chris came to my rescue by getting me another coffee and letting me make a rice crispie treat!!!

A pic from the next day when I ate it....dipped in dark chocolate, oreo cookie pieces and a dark drizzle. YUM!!!!!!!!!!


Then we got down to business, pin trading & more pin trading.

We headed first to , where else? The Pin Traders store! They have really cute displays tho, so I checked those out while Chris stalked some CMs for pins.



We never seem to be there when they open the big pin trading board, only once did we actually trade there. The CM we spoke to said there are some CMs that can make it happen on the register somehow but she couldn't??!! So no big pin board today. Chris did buy a few of the mystery boxes of the villians and star wars.

While we were wandering about there was a guest there that was in a wheelchair. He had a pin book with him too and we chatted a bit and decided to do a trade. He traded us for a really cool Mickey & Minnie pin and was really cool to chat with. They asked about Lily (who was now happily in her sling fast asleep) and then handed us a Mickey pin and said "This is for the baby". I was so touched I almost cried! We thanked the awesome couple and were off to check out some other stores. I have since put the pin he gave us onto Lily's sling and it stays there to remind me, yet again, why I love Disney and keep going back. It's people like that and moments like that that restore your faith in people just a smidge.

We wanted to show Mom WoD so that's where we headed. We did stop at Ghiardelli for some caramel samples. YUM. We shopped around and stopped CMs and pin traded around the whole store.

Chris tried this on and decided to buy it.


In the jewelry room I noticed some things i never took the time to see before....all the neat villains decor!! Chris, a huge villains fan, loved it.





Pretty sure I need to buy this for Lily when she is big enough to fit one!


Since we had the ECVs we decided to venture over to Pleasure Island and The West Side, since Chris, & of course Mom, hadn't seen it.



I barely took any pics at night, the lighting seemed to make the camera worse. Oh well.

We went to D-Street to pin trade and just check out the neat stuff they have. It really is cool to look at in there! I am also trying so hard not to want any more Vinylamtions! I was a collector of them before but now that we have all these pins, it's just too many expensive hobbies, so I ma trying to stick to Vinyl pins. BUT the park series' make me want them a lot.



Did you know the Mickey statue on the table made of Vinyls is made from the ice cube tray molds?? Us either, cool fact told to us by the CM there!

it was getting to be around 7 or so and the ECVs were supposed to be back at 8 so we went to the buses. We got lucky and caught a bus to The Poly right away and again got another helpful driver.

**I forgot to mention that the driver we had from the Contemporay to DTD was so great we mentioned it to a CM by the buses who we were trading with, and he told us to go to guest services and give him an "Applause-o-gram" and we did just that!**

We got to the Poly about 7:40pm and asked if the ECVs had to be back exactly at 8pm and they told us they usually don't log a time. That meant we had time to head to the beach to show Mom Wishes!

We cruised our way out, found a spot for them to park along the pathway and pulled me up a lounge chair for Lily & I. I fed her while we cuddled under a blanket and waited for the fireworks. They were playing Lilo & Stitch on one of the screens by the beach too, which was fun to kill time before Wishes.

I took this one pic before settling in to enjoy my baby girl and the fireworks.


It really is so cool to see her start to really see things more and more, this time she was even more into looking at the big, bright fireworks. So wide eyed she watched as I sang her the whole thing with tears in my eyes.I am forever greatful for little moments like that with her.

We returned the ECVs and hopped in the car and headed towards home.

It was a great day,we all had a fun time. The ECVs made it so much easier to get around and get more done, and thus have more fun! Renting outside of WDW was a must because we got to keep them all day and not worry about getting new ones everywhere we went.

Oh and we traded all 200 of those pins by then end of the night BTW.

Up Next- We went for One More Disney Day!

****just found this pic taken the end of the night that never made it into the report......****

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fun day!!!!!
It really was. Esp compared to the next day we went....which i will update soon.
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So I will get to the last day we went ASAP, life keeps getting in the way.

It was a DOOSEY!

But I'm here to report that we have plans for a lunch/day trip in Aprilo AND a few park days in May!!! So excited!!!!

Thanks for sticking with me!
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So I will get to the last day we went ASAP, life keeps getting in the way.

It was a DOOSEY!

But I'm here to report that we have plans for a lunch/day trip in Aprilo AND a few park days in May!!! So excited!!!!

Thanks for sticking with me!

Looking forward to updates!

So you're going in April and May?, are you going in June? That's when we're planning to go back!
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Looking forward to updates!

So you're going in April and May?, are you going in June? That's when we're planning to go back!
I am about to change the title of this report to reflect that I am trying to go at least once a month this whole year! My birthday is in June so chances are we will be heading there for something around the 23rd. What are your dates???
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I'm so jealous that you go every month! Lily is going to have no choice, but to love Disney!
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We are talking about going that weekend....we shall see.
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So...... Raising a baby mostly alone has proven to take u a LOT of time and then I put off coming back on the boards because I know ill be soooooo behind and finally tonight I decided to go for it and here I am.

We have been every month so far.....and I will get to all the trips, I promise!

Thanks to anyone who is still out there!!!!
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Pretty sure I need to buy this for Lily when she is big enough to fit one!

Love this! I might have to buy it for the baby that I babysit if I can find it when we go back.




We added 2 days to our trip, so our dates now are June 13-21. If you go during that time, maybe we can meet up!
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February 29th-March 1st One More Disney Day! Part 1!

So I'm back. This is one doosey of a day so be prepared. Now if any of you know me , or read any of my previous reports, im usually a mid-day break person. Now being a local its much more difficult to do that. This was one LONG day.

Grab your seat belts and keep all limbs inside the vehicle!

We started our day at home. Arrived on property about 9am or so. The plan was for Chris, Lily & I to meet up with the other car of friends at The Poly and take a bus to DHS from there, where we would meet our CM friend who was getting us in for the day. The Poly had other ideas.

We had no issues getting in because we had a scooter waiting at concierge for Chris. We told then that at the gate and got right in. We went in and did some pin trading (they have an AWESOME book at concierge) and saw our CM buddy who is always there.



After this long day I was going home with people in the other car and we planned to move all my stuff (i.e. the tons of baby crap i tote around for traveling with an infant) so we could enjoy our day and Chris could go home whenever he felt like it since he had to work the next morning. They wouldn't let our friends in. They weren't letting anyone in without a reservation. I even asked a manager if they could just pull up and let us do the stuff switch, he said no. I asked this kinda loudly and upset like and no one seemed to wanna help us.

I love me some Disney and the service is one of the things i love most, so not getting a simple drive by for our friends really screwed up our day! Apparently i embarrassed Chris , who scooted away to the bus stop without Lily & I. Don't worry there weren't any buses to take him away anyway.

One did come as Lily & I walked up but it had a scooter on it already. The CM on bus duty told us another was on the way asap. Not so much. We argued a bit and made up and still no bus. Our friends had since gone, parked at DHS and were waiting with our CM friend. Still no bus. Where is the darn magic???

After about 30 minutes with NO bus we could get on the CM gave us a FP to DHS good for one ride (ANY ride OTHER THAN Toy Story, BTW) and apologized. He was great and the FP helped ease the mood a bit. The bus that came shortly thereafter helped more.

We found our friends with no problems, got our tickets and let our CM friend go back to work. (Thanks again, Nick!) We then made our way to our first destination.....



So lets remember that Chris hadn't ever been to a WDW park and the other friends we were with, Bill & Allison- collectively known as Billison, hadn't been to DHS. They just wanted to ride Star Tours. We were there mainly because thats where our friend worked so we figured we would do a bit there before heading to Epcot for the afternoon. Also note that Chris is a "pooh sized" fellow and we had a lot of talks about what he could and couldn't go on because of his size. We all thought Star Tours had a bench seat in the back.....

Having a baby, who was at the time a little over 2 months old, I knew touring would be different. We sat out Star Tours, instead opting to head for a diaper change with plans to meet everyone in the dump shop after the ride.

I got to the shop pretty quick and found Chris scooting around pin trading. When I asked him what happened he told me he wouldn't fit the ride and he wouldn't say anymore. Soon after Billison came out, not knowing what had happened.

Before I tell the story let's look at some crappy phone pictures I took.





My little Disney Princess all cozy in her stroller.


So....The 3 of them used the FP the Poly Bus guy had given us and proceeded to pass about 3 CMs who directed then where to put the scooter and where to get onto the ride. When they got to the vehicle Chris saw the seat he was directed to and just turned around and left, knowing he wouldn't have fit the belt to get strapped in. He got his scooter and headed to the store. NOT ONE of those CMs said anything to him that he may not fit, or may be uncomfortable. He was mortified and pretty much ready to go home at that point but we convinced him to stay. He no longer wanted anything to do with rides at all and it was our first ride of the day. *sigh*

He wouldn't hear anything about going to do The Muppets, so Billison went without us and we went pin trading and were meeting them at The Villians Store, which Chris did want to see.

I was really bummed for most of the rest of the day over the Chris thing. He was in a sour mood as well and he wouldn't believe us that he could get onto any rides or shows, it took a ton of convincing for him to do anything really, aside from pin trading. I was so psyched to show him WDW and he didn't really see anything all day. And Star Tours wasn't the only thing that happened either, but we will get to that!

Some pics along the way...









Lily got a bit restless so I put her in my carrier and i thought it would be a funny PP pic to show her when she gets older.


We did make a stop at The Writer's Stop (or is it shop?) for the fabled carrot cake cookie. OMG! SO good! We shared it as we walked.

Waiting for Billison in the shade.


A spin around some stores and a stop for some snacks and we were on our way out of DHS and headed for the friendship boats to Epcot!



See you sometime MGM...er...DHS. Whatever. LOL
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My Disney Princess, Lily

Mission:Visit Disney Once a Month for a Year. A Florida Newbie's Tales.

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