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Old 01-11-2013, 09:25 PM   #31
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Lunch With a Yak and a Yeti Plus a Side of More Wild Animals


After Sloan fell asleep on our second trek through the African Wild we decided it was time to head to our ADRs at Yak and Yeti. This is one of my favorite TS meals at WDW. First off, it’s Asian style cuisine which I love and the dessert has me sold hook, line, and sinker!

We sat down and I just decided to hold Sloan in my lap while we ate. I didn’t want to try to put her down and run the risk of waking her up and having a VERY grumpy little girl while we tried to have a dining experience.

We were parched and immediately ordered our drinks which were cherry limeades. Yummm! I’m a big fan of Sonic and always get limeades when we go. They brought us those oh so wonderful paper straws that you can get all through AK. I cannot stand those straws!!! I know, I know, the plastic is dangerous for the animals. I get it, and I can deal. But I don’t have to like them. Thankfully our server left us a couple extra in case we got too soggy.

Now hold on to your hat because when you go to Y&Y they give you tons of food. Their portions are huge!!

Jonathan ordered the Pork Pot Stickers for his appetizer. So good!



I got the Wok-Fried Green Beans. If you’ve never had fried green bean then you are missing out! They are better than french fries and you can tell people that they are good for you because it’s a veggie! At least that's my excuse. Teehee...



Then Jonathan ordered Shaoxing Steak and Shrimp for lunch which came with rice and vegetables. He thought it was great.



And I got the Chicken Lo Mein, it was ginormous! But so good too! Normally I would stuff myself silly but I knew that I had to save room for dessert.



And here they are….DA, dada, DAAA! Fried cream cheese wontons with vanilla ice cream and honey vanilla drizzle. This is beyond heavenly. I must get them every time I visit AK.



You deserve a closeup.



I ate mine and then Jonathan couldn’t finish his, so I did! Yes, I gorged myself. But I just could not see them wasted. Once you taste them, you will know why. I could (and have almost) lick the plate.

Right as we were getting the “bill” Sloan woke up and thankfully I got a to-go box with some of the chicken from my lo mein and some green beans. By the way, the to-go boxes are just like the boxes you get from the chinese restaurants at home. So cute!



Poor sleepy baby!

So we strapped her into her stroller and let her chomp down on some green beans while we went to baby swap for Expedition Everest. I let Jonathan go first and man was that a bad idea. We searched high and low for the single rider line and deduced that it split off in the cue. Wrong!

As I was outside waiting, and waiting, and waiting I finally decided to go into the gift shop so I could at least peak at the ride photos. After what felt like a lifetime, I saw the ride picture of Jonathan with his camera around his neck for snapping ride pics. He came out apologizing profusely for how long it took.

But he got some great photos from standing in line.





Apparently the single rider line is tucked under a red umbrella between the fastpass entrance and the gift shop. We went to find it so I could ride and I was on EE in 2 minutes flat! I rode next to this sweet little girl that it was her 3rd time that day. She told me about how brave she was as we lifted our hands and away we went!

If you ever want to form a quick and very intimate bond with a stranger then I suggest the single rider line for any thrill ride. I guess it’s the feeling your body gets of possible impending death, or that you pretty much get thrown on top of the other person, but you will have a friend for life.

Here are some ride photos for you.







Love that last one!

After EE we did the Maharajah Jungle Trek and saw the tigers and talked to a very sweet and knowledgeable CM. But if you asked me right now what we talked about I couldn’t tell you. Oops. I didn’t write it in my journal and I’m not bringing up one single clue in my head.

We stopped in the Dino-Land Bone Yard so Sloan could let off some steam. What did she head straight for? The slide. She decided that section of the play area was hers alone. After Jonathan and I were tired of going up and down the steps with her we decided it was time to catch Finding Nemo: The Musical.

On our way to the show.



Jonathan loves this show and Sloan loved it too. Eh, I could pass on it without feeling bad. But we get really good seats toward the front and Sloan was entranced in the music and huge puppets.

Here is Daddy showing Sloan where to find Nemo!



Bicycle-ray



We set off to walk the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail. On the way we passed some people who had obviously just gotten of Kali River Rapids. As we walked by said people, there were a few that either didn’t realize how wet you get on this ride, or didn’t care who saw through their very light colored clothing. Jonathan leaned over to me and said, “Kali River Rapids, the Walt Disney World wet t-shirt contest!” Oh, that man! He always keeps me laughing.

We were at the Trail in no time. The gorillas were very active while we were there. One CM was feeding one gorilla by standing where we all were and throwing pieces of fruit. He would catch it in his big ol’ hand and stuff it into his mouth so fast!



Looking for more fruit. Look at the veins in his pecs! Scary!

We had not really worked up an appetite but we had early ADRs for Tusker House so we went over to check in.

We were seated fairly quickly, which was nice because I was starting to feel worn out. I loved the décor of this restaurant. I felt like I was sitting in an African Bizarre. Which I guess is the point. Hehe..



Beautiful!

Now for the food, it is buffet which works out great for us. And again, that means we really didn’t take pictures of food. It all sounded like things I would like to eat. Things like, varieties of couscous and veggies. And maybe we would have liked it, but everything was cold.

Normally, Disney does a pretty good job with their buffets but this one I felt a little disappointed in. Now, we did have some wins. Like the rotisserie chicken and salmon filets. Most of the meats were good. Also, they had great options for kids. We got Sloan some mac and cheese, mini corndogs, and chicken.

All in all this was our worst food on the trip. Thankfully it wasn’t crash and burn and the service was great. Great service can really make up for a lot of bad! This theme will resurface again later in the TR just with the opposite effect.

After dinner we decided to hit EE one more time and had just a 5 minute wait since we knew where to go for single riders. Go figure! Ha.

We then started our trek back to the resort to put our feet up, go through pictures, and rest up for the next day.

Up Next: Breakfast with Royalty
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:19 AM   #32
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I am drooling over your Y&Y pictures. DH and I love it there! Yum yum yum! Were you sat downstairs or upstairs? We've sat at both.

What neat pictures of EE! Such a fun ride.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:10 PM   #33
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I am drooling over your Y&Y pictures. DH and I love it there! Yum yum yum! Were you sat downstairs or upstairs? We've sat at both.

What neat pictures of EE! Such a fun ride.
I know, right?!?!?! I was hungry while writing this update and it didn't help looking at the pics!

We sat downstairs each time we've been but the CM that served us was like, go and look around! So Jonathan went around taking pictures of everything.

Thanks! I think it's funny that on the broken track picture you can see the fire escape light.
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Old 01-21-2013, 02:15 PM   #34
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09/18/2012


Ah-Wo-Wah and the Best Beverly Face on Earth!

When we woke up this day I made a dreadful discovery. We were running out of diapers. Nooooo! Enormous Mom Fail! I thought I had packed enough and here I was halfway through our trip and down to three. I grossly miscalculated how many diapers my child goes through in a day. So as were going through the Contemporary we stopped into a store and bought the most expensive package of diapers I have ever seen! That will teach me a lesson for next time. Thankfully they fit perfectly into the bottom of the stroller and we were on our way again.

We took the monorail all the way to Epcot!



Somebody had woken up too early and was a little grumpy.

We had early reservations with some very important people at Akershus. After we checked in Sloan decided to explore Norway even though it was a ghost town other than the other little princesses waiting in line.



Thankfully they called are name fairly quickly and we were off to meet Belle. I was hoping and praying that this character interaction would be a million times better than what it had been already on this trip. Sloan was a little timid of Belle which made me just a little sad since she is my all time fave.



Meanwhile I was completely giddy to see her in her yellow ball gown. I had never gotten to do that before and she looked beautiful of course! I don’t know why all of the other princesses are in their huge dresses through out all of their meet and greets but when you meet Belle she’s always in her peasant dress. ???? Am I the only one that has thought of this? Haha, probably not. End random Belle ballgown rant.

Once we sat down they explained how the other princesses make their way around the restaurant, the waitress took our drink order, and we were off to the buffet. This buffet is mostly pastries, fruit, nuts, and yogurt. And quite a variety of those things. They bring bacon, sausage, hash brown casserole, and eggs to the table to share and if you want more all you have to do is ask.

Now if your guy is anything like Jonathan, he won’t be too thrilled about this breakfast. Jonathan like a little substance to his breakfast. Give him meat, meat, and maybe a biscuit with some gravy and he’s good. I’m more of a pastry eater so I enjoyed it. Sloan has a love infatuation with walnuts (I honestly have NO idea why) and they had plenty on the buffet. So she was great with some grapes and walnuts.

Right was we started to eat they started the Princess Processional. This is where the princesses that are there, minus Belle who is taking pictures in the front, walk around the restaurant with the other “little princesses” while singing a song. So cute!!!

After everyone was seated again we noticed that Aurora had made it to our side of the restaurant. As soon as Sloan saw her she started getting excited. She started waving like crazy and yelling, “AhhhWooWahhh!!!!” And she did not stop until finally Aurora had made it to us. Aurora was so sweet and patient. Sloan tried to share her walnuts with the princess but she politely declined.
Now I really don’t know where this obsession with Aurora comes from. She has seen Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast, and The Little Mermaid but never Sleeping Beauty. Nevertheless, when we play with her dolls Aurora is always her fave.

Sloan waving at Aurora.



A very intense coversation.



Next was Snow White (No-Why as Sloan says it). I always love hearing her talk, she has such a sweet little voice.

I love your dress!



Snow White was so cute!



Then it was Ariel. Ariel LOVED Sloan’s t-shirt since it had her on it. Plus Sloan tried giving her the fork from the table and Ariel said, “Oh, you might need to keep your dinglehopper!” (I love Disney World!!! Le sigh..)

Sloan must be a good story teller.



Before dinglehopper.



After dinglerhopper.



I was so thankful that the princess interaction went well. So after breakfast we decided to try our luck at the Character Spot. Maybe Mickey and Friends would be ok. How about…..not! All throughout the line Sloan was SO excited right until we were walking up to the Big Cheese himself. Then we got shy. I don’t understand! She talks about Mickey and Minnie all the time. Maybe it was their size. I guess it’s a big difference from their little TV bodies. As soon as we moved on to the next character she was pointing and talking about the one we just saw. Oh well, maybe next time.

We decided to head toward Spaceship Earth, we like to hit this pretty early if we can. We boarded our car and got a great picture for our story of the future. It looks like it’s just gonna be Daddy and Sloan.

Haha…



When we started our descent backwards, what happened? Sloan fell asleep!!! This was pretty early for her. I guess the fun filled days were finally getting to her.

When our journey ended I decided to take a load off and sit outside of Mouse Gears while Jonathan rode Mission Space. This one we didn’t babyswap for. I’m all about thrill rides and I can ride this one if I wanted too, but I get a little dizzy and lightheaded usually. Definitely not one I want to ride by myself. So while Jonathan made his way to Mars, I caught up with the Moms (mine and Jonathan’s).

After my DH made it back to Earth we did some serious shopping window shopping in Mouse Gears. This is my absolute favorite store to shop for souvenirs at WDW other than the World of Disney. We made some mental notes to come back to since we would be visiting Epcot again.

Sloan woke up while we were on our way to Club Cool to get some of our favorite drinks. And she decided that she was thirsty. So what did the worst parents in the world do? Let her try the Beverly, of course! This was too funny!

These faces are a perfect illustration on how everyone feels when they drink the Beverly.







BAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Now before you lock us up and throw away the key, I immediately gave her some better tasting coke to wash it down with. But those faces are priceless!

Up Next: Another Torrential Downpour and BLT Pool and Splash Area
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Old 02-16-2013, 02:54 PM   #35
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No I have not fallen off of the face of the planet. Unfortunately this boring thing called reality has been keeping me distracted. I apologize for the hiatus. I'll try not to let it happen again. Thanks for hanging in there with me!


09/18/2012

Is It Me or Are Kids Getting Dumber?

After getting deemed the World’s Worst Parents by making our sweet, innocent, little girl drink the Beverly we made our way to The Seas with Nemo and Friends. I absolutely love the entrance. If you pay attention it looks like you are walking from the beach and slowly getting deeper and deeper into the ocean. Those little touches get me every time!

By the way, here is proof the my child didn't hate me forever for making her try the Beverly.



We boarded our Clammobile and said hello to some familiar faces. Then we headed to Turtle Talk with Crush. Jonathan and I always love to go into this one. Crush is great with the kids and usually the kids are really funny!

Unfortunately, this is the first time that we got a very interesting group of children. I don’t know if it’s that I do not understand childish humor (That can’t be it! I am FULL of childish humor) or that, like Jonathan implied as he leaned over to whisper to me, as each generation passes we are failing our children in social interaction.

Crush asked a kid his name and the child responded very loudly, “BANANA!!!!” This caused fits of giggles from the kids. Crush looked perplexed and said, “Ummm, kay.” As he moved on to the next child he got the same answer, “Banana!” Poor Crush just didn’t know what to say or do.

As we left Crush behind, we found that it had came another monsoon outside. I sure am glad that I put a poncho over the stroller before we came in! I have redeemed myself as a responsible parent!!!

We took a seat on the floor to wait out the rain and to have a snack.



Sloan loved the lit posters on the walls. She wanted to show us everything on them!



Finally after about 30 minutes the rain died down a teeny bit and we decided to make a break for it over to The Land. Everyone was starting to get a little cranky because we were hungry. And I will brave a little rain for some food.

As we ran though the rain and grabbed our poncho covered stroller we noticed that the wind had moved part of the poncho and the front part of the seat was soaked. Boo!!! And I was doing so well!

It was packed and The Land but we thankfully grabbed a table and tagged teamed on some food. Honestly, it wasn’t too glamorous so we rushed though it so we could get onto Living With The Land.

Here's a really great picture Jonathan got inside the Land Pavillion.



Cabbage Mickey



Nope...



More hidden Mickeys.



By this point the rain had subsided so we decided to head back to our room early for some r&r. Plus I was dying to get into the pool! I have never actually been in a pool on Disney property. All of our trips had been pretty commando so this trip I was determined to at least dip a toe!

On our monorail ride back to BLT we passed by the GF. At this time you could very clearly see the new Alice in Wonderland themed splash area that they were finishing up. This looks sooo neat and fun! But we were sitting next to a lady talking to what I’m guessing is a family member about the splash area. This conversation was hilarious.

Lady: “Ugh! Disney has too much construction going on! They need to get gone with the park before starting other projects.”

Pause

Lady: “Oh, and an Alice and Wonderland pool area! Can you imagine how terrifying?!?!?”

Jonathan and I were just staring at each other silently daring the other person to laugh. Really Lady? A terrifying pool area??? Some people crack me up!

We got to the room and Jonathan decided to take a nap while Sloan and I went to explore the very tame and non-terrifying BLT pool area.



Sloan LOVED the Mickey splash area. She actually made a little friend that we found out was born the day after her. When we were fully satisfied with enough water we went back upstairs to take showers and naps. And I was able to journal a little on the balcony.

Up Next: Ohanas!
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Since this part of the night wasn't too pleasant it will be short and to the point.

But....I will take 1 semi bad TS at Disney over a million good days in reality!

09/18/2012

Dinner at Ohanas


After everyone was refreshed from their naps we got ready for our 6:40pm ADR at Ohanas. Jonathan and I always like to eat at Ohanas. The food is great and we love the atmosphere with our “cousins”. We arrived to check in and they are packed!



I have never seen them so busy before but surprisingly we were seated very quickly. I have to be honest this was the worst service we have ever had at WDW which is so disappointing! They were severely understaffed for the amount of guests they had. Our waiter had about 8 tables. He had a second server that looked like she really wasn’t helping him much.

He was very sweet but unfortunately with the amount of work he was doing it made him very forgetful. He forgot my drink order altogether. And I had asked for one of those little light up tinkerbells for Sloan and we never got it.

His “helper” came up right as I was trying to get Sloan some bread and move the breakables away from her so we didn’t have an accident. She greeted us with an Aloha! Apparently we didn’t answer her quickly enough so she rolled her eyes and sarcastically and loudly said Aloha again. I was taken aback a little and just mumbled it back to her.

For the rest of the service she was very rude and short with us. And let me say, I have NEVER had a bad experience at WDW with a CM so I was very surprised.

It was about 40 minutes into table service before we got the normal sides to our meal and any meat to come around.

On a good note all of the food was just as delicious as it always is. And the entertainment was great. The lady that sings and plays with the kids does an awesome job!

We were starving so unfortunately these are the only food pics we got.



Here is the bread pudding and it is devine!!!



By the end of the meal when we got our ticket we just wanted to get back to the room. But they had messed up our ticket so we had to get it fixed.

On our way back to the room it was the first night of MNSSHP so we got to see all of the kids and adults dressed up! So much fun! The best one we saw was the Johnny Depp version of the Mad Hatter. Oh where was that lady from the monorail! I wish she could have seen him!

On our walk back through the Contemporary Jonathan got these cool pictures of the Mickey neon.





And for being such sweet readers here are some great fireworks pictures from that night!









See? How could I be mad or upset? At Disney, every night ends with fireworks!!!

Up Next: Lights, camera, Playhouse Disney!


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So sad that Ohana was disappointing I would have had to write to Customer relations.

But OH THE FIREWORKS! You had an Awesome view!
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So sad that Ohana was disappointing I would have had to write to Customer relations.

But OH THE FIREWORKS! You had an Awesome view!
I thought about it but I let time get the best of me. Especially just letting them know that the understaffing interrupted guest service. I work in customer service and I know that because of the economy, working with a ghost staff is inevitable. But the customer's experience should always come first. Oh well, hopefully it will be better next trip.

But fireworks make eveything better!

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I’m so excited to share this day with y’all. It was such a great day full of tons of fun!

09/19/2012

Mickey Messages and Spaceships. Throw In Some Awesome Dance Moves Too!

We woke up and noticed the little red light was blinking on our phone. We had two messages waiting for us. The first was from Mickey and Minnie wishing us a Happy Anniversary! On our trip we were celebrating our 9 year dating anniversary. I know it’s hokie but we like it!

The second was from the resort informing up not to panic if we hear a loud sound and some shaking because the Space Shuttle Endeavor was taking it’s last flight piggy back on top of a plane and it would be passing right over the MK in the morning. How exciting!

We checked the time and started hearing a rumbling. As we opened the curtains and stepped outside we saw the Space Shuttle. What a sight!!! That is the weirdest thing I have ever seen. It flew right over Space Mountain (I find this extremely ironic) and the over the castle.

Jonathan hadn’t grabbed the camera so he wrestled whether to run inside and get it or to just watch it. Finally I convinced him to get it and he was able to get the zoom lens on to get a picture.



I know it’s grainy, but it’s that cool?!?!? And I am calling BS on heavy baggage fees…..

So we got ready and Sloan was excited about meeting her personal hero today, Jake from Jake and the Neverland Pirates at Hollywood and Vine. The one who started this pirate obsession from the beginning. You guessed it, today was all about Hollywood Studios.

Here’s Sloan with her Izzy shirt to impress Jake.



We finished getting ready and drove to HS. We made our way to H&V for breakfast. We stopped for our mandatory PhotoPass picture.



Here is a great picture that we got at Laugh and Play with Disney Junior.



Now this meal is a buffet. I have to tell ya, this is the best one I’ve had at WDW so far. They had so many choices! And especially stuff Sloan would eat. Stuff like; gravy and biscuits, fruit, yogurt, grits, bacon, sausage, Mickey waffles (of course!), hash brown casserole, muffins, and bagels. Yummmm!

Sloan loved the food!



Soon we were visited by some familiar faces and I will let you know that these interactions went exactly like all of the other ones had gone. Sloan loved them from a distance but as soon as it was her turn there were tears! Thankfully Handy Manny, June, and Oso (not one of my favorites) were very understanding.

Looking for Jake.



Then there he was….Jake! He was last for us and he took forever to get our way but every time Sloan saw him she shouted, “Yo, ho, ho!”

When he got to us she was shy but very interested in him. He loved her Izzy shirt!



Then it was dance time! The kids lined up and were dancing with the characters. Well….of course my little independent one wouldn’t line up.



Watching closely.



We finally got a high five from Jake!!!! Yayyyy!!!!


Before we left, our server had noticed our anniversary pin and got us a special surprise.



Mmmm, chocolate covered strawberries! Don’t mind if I do.

Up Next: Disney Junior stage show and TGMR
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So fun! My son was the same way with the characters. Hoping he likes them better on our next trip!
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So fun! My son was the same way with the characters. Hoping he likes them better on our next trip!
Me too! We are going back for Thanksgiving. Maybe we will get a Mickey hug. Here's to hoping! (Raises imaginary alcoholic beverage)
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09/19/2012

I Found More Gold Doubloons!

As we left H&V we tried our luck at getting some Fastpasses for Toy Story Mania and then headed over to the Disney Junior Stage Show.

If you have little ones that enjoy Disney Junior characters this is a must! You get to sit on the floor wherever you want and watch the puppet versions of a few of their favorite characters. There is plenty of opportunity to get some wiggles out too!

Here is a sweet picture of Sloan and me enjoying the show.



Then there were bubbles!



Jake and his crew in action.



Sloan using my “spy glass”.



During the Jake portion of the show they had tissue paper gold doubloons fall from the ceiling which the kids loved! Sloan wanted to grab all the ones near us. Later in the day we found a gold doubloon on the ground and Jonathan turned to me and said, “Let’s grab it and go!!!” (side note: unless you have a child that has tortured you with hours of Jake and the Neverland Pirates, you won’t get that joke. I apologize.)

After the show we walked over to The Great Movie Ride.

Here are some great shots Jonathan got.





The Big Cheese himself.



I could sit in this line forever and be perfectly happy watching the movies up on the big screen. I have a tender spot in my heart for old black and white movies. Especially musicals! It reminds me of going to my grandparent’s house when I was little. Sigh.

Sorry, took a little trip down memory lane there. We had a REALLY good gangster on our ride. He was very into his role and funny!

After TGMR we went to grab a fastpass for Star Tours and head to the Honey I Shrunk the Kids playset to let Sloan run around.

Of course Sloan decided to take over every slide that she could find.







Pure joy!



I thought this picture was cool.

After some good, hearty playing we poked around a bit and found Phineas and Ferb. Jonathan was so excited! He had his Perry shirt on and everything. While waiting for our turn, the “director” for a video that Phineas and Ferb were shooting came out and grabbed some people from the line to act in it. Jonathan was picked to be the Evil Lawn Gnome. Let me tell you, I wish I had grabbed the camera off of the stroller. It was quite a sight.

Finally, it was our turn to meet the famous duo.

Talking to Phineas. Yes, I actually talk to the characters…


Our family shot.



Then Jonathan wanted one on his own. Haha. This is his profile picture for Facebook, I will have you know. I love this man!



After some character chatting we were hungry. Plus we had some Fastpasses to burn!

Up Next: Jonathan completely loses me in his Star Wars geekdom and a celebrity sighting! Stay tuned! (ok, it’s like, a c-list celeb, but still a celeb nonetheless)
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I just found your trip report, and I am loving it! The Beverly pictures are too funny!!! I tried that on my 3 and 5 year old on our last trip, and they just gave me a "mom, you are crazy" look...not the "ewwwwwwwwwww" look I was going for. Looking forward to more!
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I just found your trip report, and I am loving it! The Beverly pictures are too funny!!! I tried that on my 3 and 5 year old on our last trip, and they just gave me a "mom, you are crazy" look...not the "ewwwwwwwwwww" look I was going for. Looking forward to more!
And thanks so much for joining!

So I'm not the only "mean" parent out there! Yeah, I think if she was older I would have gotten that reaction too. I try to sucker anyone I can into trying the Beverly. (insert evil laugh here) I just think it's fun!

Hope you enjoy reading!
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