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Old 04-01-2012, 08:43 PM   #16
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Yea!!! I am so excited to read another TR from you! I enjoyed your last one so much, especially your phenomenal photos!
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:43 PM   #17
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:53 PM   #18
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:56 PM   #19
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I can't believe you are already back! Great family photo.
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:06 PM   #23
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Checkin in....and holy moley did Claire GROW!!!
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:07 PM   #24
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Yeah I get to be first! Can't wait to hear all about your trip!
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Oh poo to late
Thats OK. making it on the first page is great!

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Great start! I love your intro photo with the smiling man behind you. He looks so happy to be in your photo I really thought he was someone you knew and was supposed to be in the photo.
We were totally photobombed! I never noticed it til lI went to edit the picture and then had a good laugh!

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Can't wait to hear all about it!

Please tell me you didn't lose anything this time......
If I did, I haven't realized it yet. I think I did good this time!

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Hey, I'm here! I've been following on Facebook which has made me anxious for the real TR to start!
I tried to update a lot on facebook, but sometimes the phone wouldn't cooperate.

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Can't wait to hear all about this trip!
I love your "photo-bomb" picture! Those always crack me up! There's even an entire thread on here somewhere devoted to photobomb pics!
Yes! I'll have to find that thread. I also have a great picture for the thread that is called something like pictures the averagee tourist doesn't take from our MK day. Skip pointed it out, and it was hilarious. So many people stopped to see it. It was kind of far away though and I only brought a shorter lens to Disney. If I had known, I would've brought the longer one!

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I'm looking forward to hearing about the "other" park too. I hope you had a great trip.
The trip to the dark side was very fun. I almost felt like a traitor at times though.

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Excellent! I loved your cruise TR and can't wait to hear about this adventure! We are planning our first Disney cruise with 2 days at Universal/IOA next April.
Thanks for joining in. We are cruising again in Nov. 4 nights on the Dream. I can't wait, but I have a long time yet.

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Yea!!! I am so excited to read another TR from you! I enjoyed your last one so much, especially your phenomenal photos!
Thanks so much. I love taking pictures. I annoy the heck out of my family at times, while other times they are pointing out things I should take a picture of. Skip was telling me over and over that I wasn't taking enough in the queue for Forbidden Journey.

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I can't believe you are already back! Great family photo.
I know! It was a very short trip. The days flew by too. But it was great fun and I really did things differently this time too. I was more laid back....well for me, I was. I think Skip still thought I was going too fast.

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Thanks for joining. I always love reading your tips and suggestions on other threads. You have helped me in planning!

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Old 04-01-2012, 10:16 PM   #25
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Aww Man! I didn't even make the first page!!

That's the last time I leave my laptop unattended!


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Old 04-01-2012, 10:24 PM   #26
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The 2 weeks we had to plan this trip just flew by. The weather turned extremely nice at home, with 80 plus degree days. I did yard work and also started walking outside to get ready for all the park walking. I even dragged Claire with me on some of them to get her little legs ready as well.

I also had several customers to take care of for my job in that time and I tried my best to wrap up any loose ends before leaving and sent out emails letting people know I would be gone during the week and with any reminders or info that I thought they needed.

I also had to pull out summer clothing and get that packed. Claire has grown like a weed once again, but we found several things that still fit.
Soon after the trip was booked, Jeanne, one of my co-workers messaged me and told me I could borrow a skirt and top of one of her DD’s that was Harry Potter themed. GREAT! Sadly, this outfit got lost in the mail and as of yet has not turned up on either end. I sure do hope it eventually makes its way to one of us.
But Jeanne knows me so well. She also gave me some ideas and names of people who make dresses. Before I knew it, I had two outfits ordered for Claire to wear to the parks. This is right up Claire’s alley. At Disney, she typically wears a princess dress for part of the day and then some Disney themed outfit.
I also took it step further and ordered bows to match the outfits.









I also made a pillowcase for signatures. This was a cute idea in theory, but when we got there, we ended up only getting 3 signatures. Claire was a little shy with the Universal characters for some reason.



I also emailed Bubbasmom (Barb) and she gave me some wonderful tips that I used to make a tip sheet for us.


On Sat. the 24th, We went shopping with my Mom, and she bought me an early Easter/Mothers Day gift. A kindle fire. I amreally loving this thing. I debated on leaving the laptop at home, since I now had the kindle, but I did end up bringing it…and never even taking it out of the bag. I had thought I might need it to dump pictures on, but I didn’t. I think it will stay home from now on. It’s heavy and a pain in the butt to bring. I plan on buying a few more CF cards before our next trip, so I should be OK with not having it along, and I can get on the internet just fine with the Kindle. I’m not super savvy with it, but I can still work it enough to make do.

By Sunday, March 25th, most everything was packed and ready to go. I only had a few more items to throw in the suitcase before we left.

Here are the bags. Claire thought we should take a picture.






Everyone went to bed at a normal time. And we had most of the day Monday to wait out as well. Claire was already too excited. But I told her she needed to be patient as we weren’t even leaving till late afternoon the next day. I figured that she would sleep in (she loves to sleep in and stay up late), and then we could run to the bank and get the last minute stuff done to keep her mind off of things…..yeah right!

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Old 04-01-2012, 10:34 PM   #27
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Yes, Claire seems to be growing non stop lately. I have to buy clothes big now so they will last more than a month or 2.

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HI Jen! I'm here!
I know. Everyone always starts there reports as soon as I walk away! I think some do it on purpose.
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:35 PM   #28
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Hi, I live in NJ. I have always wanted to be a travel agent. Of course I'm obsessed with Disney. What would be the first step i would take to get started. Thanks
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:11 AM   #29
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Here's the photobomb thread for ya!
http://www.disboards.com/showthread....ight=photobomb

I need to re-visit this thread because I posted a few pics on there, too!
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:11 AM   #30
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I always love what you have Claire wear to the parks. Those two outfits are AH-dorable!!!
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