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Old 11-17-2012, 10:48 AM   #31
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What a bummer that you got rained out at BB! How disappointing. There's nothing like a little Disney shopping to help a little girl rally though!

It was very disappointing as we are water park people. But it was very cool to see that liightening though.

My DD HAD to have all of the Toy Story gang for her 4th birthday. I spent a fortune, tracked them all down, and they sit in a bin in her playroom. Maybe if Jesse was more sparkly? Mads does play with/sleep with all of the stuffed guys though.


Kaitlin still has barely looked at her. Now she wants a Ferby for Xmas. I fear the same fate.

So very glad that you loved 'Ohana! and Yay for a Poly stay next time! That's awesome! Nice work getting the chicken strips and passing along the help.

I want to go back just to eat there.
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Sounds like you made the best of it after the BB fail. Oh I can not wait to try 'Ohana!!!!
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All caught up! Love your updates!! SO glad the "secret" worked! I am hoping to use it at Be Our Guest, since I'm pretty sure DS won't eat there!

I'm also glad y'all loved 'Ohana! Definitely one of our faves!!
Yes, the secret came in very handy. Thank you for sharing the tip. I can't wait to hear about Be Our Guest. we really should have kept our dates for December. Next time though.

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Glad to hear staying for the parade worked out.

What a bummer for all the rain at the water park but looks like you made the best of it.

Dinner looked like fun.
We loved the parade. Livning in Vancouver we are at least used to the rain. Warm rain I can deal with. Dinner was so much fun.

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I should have an update soon. I'm just having issues with photobucket. Does anyone esle have as much difficulty getting it to cooperate????
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Old 11-19-2012, 11:36 PM   #33
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A day without princesses

Day 4
I chose this to be our early morning because the day before was supposed to be so relaxing and I knew that I needed to get into the park early for Toy Story Mania passes. Because of the teens I moved our bus departure to 0800 to give everyone a little more sleep. I had made an ADR at HV for 0905 so when the girls were not ready until 0815, stress was really setting in. Then, when we got to the bus stop and the girls realized they didn’t have their room keys (and by extension Park Tickets) and were now locked OUT of their room I was really NOT in my happy place. And of course they had locked the connecting door. As I had earlier asked them not to lock it, their response was that they wanted privacy. I responded by gently reminding them (through gritted teeth) that if we were all in one room, as was the plan, they would not have had ANY privacy. The clock was ticking. As luck would have it, the housekeeping team was just getting started and they let us in. We now ran back to the bus stop just to see our bus pulling away. It was now 8:25. Stress stress stress. The next bus came fairly quickly and we were at DHS by 855. Mickey was shining on us. We sent the girls to get TSM fast passes while we settled in to our ADR.



In short, I can’t believe I was waffling so much on keeping this ADR. It was by far the best character meal we attended. Lots of dancing, lots of interaction. When Jake came and danced beside her Kaitlin couldn’t seem to get the words or the steps. Just kept jumping up and down with excitement. When Jake came over to the table later, he was phenomenal. He made fun of her jumping up and down, gave her kisses, proposed to her, covered his eye with his hand and one of her eyes with the other….. was really playful. He was by far the best character we had to this point. Handy Many & Oso eventually made it over but was not as exciting as Jake. It was a very successful and fun meal and if you have a Disney Junior fan, this is a must do. I was skeptical but so glad I kept the reservation. Just a fantastic experience that she still talks about. The food was not good but not bad. Again Kaitlin barely ate so I was really happy we weren’t paying for it.










We had time until our fast pass (11:20am and that was getting it on opening) so we decided to check out Tower of Terror. Kaitlin knew this was a “big kid” ride and was determined SHE would be on it. I was a little more hesitant. The signage said it was a 40 minute wait so we decided to let the girls go on Aerosmith. Monty and I both rode it last time and it wasn’t a fave so we took Kaitlin back to the big hat where Minnie Mouse just happened to be greeting guests. It was HOT out though and I wasn’t paying attention to my clothing. I was in a sleeveless top, but it was polyester, so NO breathing. I was incredibly uncomfortable. Worse, Monty was in Jeans and a bad shirt. We left Minnie and headed back to pick up the girls. Next stop was shopping.



Because his boring selection of clothing doesn’t exist in Disney, he was actually forced to get something a little more fun and in style. I loved the new look. I picked out a t-shirt that was very light and everyone was once again happy.

Time for Toy Story Mania. The bad thing about the FP is we bypassed the entire fun area, however, we were seated on the ride in literally 5 minutes. Monty has a vision problem that does not allow him to see 3D so it was kind of pointless for him. (I kicked his butt. Probably the only time I ever will). It was a fun ride and everyone enjoyed it, but I have to say, it’s SO not worth standing in line for the 80 minutes posted outside as we entered. Kaitlin looked up and patiently asked, “Now can we do Terror Tower?”

I took a deep breath and off we went. We fast passed as the time was right away and we were on in 15 minutes. Kaitlin had her glow stick and we were ready to go. I forgot how many times you go up and down. When the ride was over we all looked at Kaitlin for the reaction, grinning from ear to ear “Lets to that again!”.





We got off, grabbed fast passes and took a bathroom break for 15 minutes until our time came around. After the next ride she wanted to go again!!!!!!

We had an ADR for 1:20 though so it was time to go. I had booked a ressie for 50’s Prime Time and really wanted to eat there. However, as I got deeper into planning the trip I just knew it was not a place my family would enjoy. They would not have participated in the antics so reluctantly I exchanged the reservation for Sci Fi Diner. We had gone there last time and Carly really enjoyed the atmosphere. I knew Erica would enjoy it and I knew the movies would keep Kaitlin entertained.

I am not sure what happened but turns out our reservation was for 2:30 and not 1;20. How did over planner me get that wrong? (Later when I got back to the hotel to check my itinerary, sure enough, it was 2:30.) So we decided to take Kaitlin to the Honey I Shrunk the kid’s playground. She loved it. She was so fast though. We finally put daddy at the exit so at the very least we knew she couldn’t escape without us. There were many parents that were lost.



The dark cloud that had be threatening us all day started to drizzle so the after about 30 minutes they shut the playground. We wandered around a bit and soaked up the atmosphere. We found a PP photographer and ended up getting two of my favorite shots of the whole trip.







Then the air changed and we knew a down pour was about to start. I took Kaitlin back to the restaurant to wait where we would be dry while Monty went to meet up with the girls. I got the stroller parked and did a make shift cover as we ran inside. Down pour was an understatement and I was so glad we had ressies as they began turning people away left, right and center. Finally the others showed up, completely soaked again. (I had rain ponchos with me but they didn’t think they needed them. I handed them over and they stayed in their purses the rest of the trip. Sometimes, mom does know more!)

As expected Erica and Kaitlin loved the atmosphere. The food was much better than I remembered and the milkshakes were awesome. However, they forgot to put Kaitlin’s in a kid’s cup and she dropped and broke it within 30 seconds. Funny thing is she usually doesn’t break anything. Anyway, the server was there in 10 seconds, cleaned it all up, got Kaitlin a new milkshake, a glow in the dark cup with one of those colored cubs and then took about 20 pictures of us with our camera in the car. (Only one turned out but the thought was there.) Disney service at its best.



By the time we emerged, the rain had stopped and the sun was out. The plan was to take the boat to Epcot for the last part of the day. For some reason, the boats weren’t running so the girls asked if we could detour to the hotel, dry off and have a quick nap first. It was still early in the day and although I was disappointed to not get the boat ride, I knew we were all very tired. We headed back and took Kaitlin to the pool while the girls slept. She loved the theme and we got to spend some more quality time as a family. It was defiantly nice to cool off and just “smell the roses”.

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Smelling the Roses

Pool time meant no nap time though. We got the girls up and headed to Epcot. At least this way Erica got to see the main entrance for the first time. I knew this would be her only visit to Epcot on this trip.



Soarin was already out of fast passes, but we caught Nemo’s ride right away and then saw Crush. Kaitlin was so disappointed that Crush didn’t talk to HER. We felt we had done enough little kid rides so we headed over to Mission Space for the girls. Kaitlin wasn’t big enough for that ride, but found a fountain to play in just outside. I thought “well, the plan was to follow her lead and remember to “smell the roses” so….. in the fountain she went with the other kids. We spent an hour at that fountain and Kaitlin was absolutely soaked by the time we dragged her out. However, this also happened to be the ONE day I didn’t bring any spare cloths for her. Darn it, now I would just have to go shopping again. Off to Mouse Gear for some emergency shopping. Oh darn, how ever would I survive. They actually didn’t have much in her size, I did the best I could and headed back to see the water Princess. Soaking wet. With a capital W. She spent over an hour in that little area and had the time of her life. I felt better as we had thoroughly stopped to smell the roses.







The last time we were here I had booked an ADR at Le Cellier. I have always loved the old Chateau in Quebec that it is themed after and since I’ve never been there I thought this was the next best thing. My husband’s response: “We could have eaten anywhere in the world and you chose CANADA? The one place we eat all the time? Ironically it was also the one place our kids (14 & 19 at the time) had the most difficulty finding something they would eat!!! Monty really wanted to do Italian last time so I booked Via Napoli just for him. It was beautiful and the girls just loved it. The food was phenomenal. Even Kaitlin (who had spaghetti) ate the entire plate. The most she ate all week. Monty and I both had pizza and the girls chose a pasta dish and the minestrone soup. My little vegetarians gave both very high marks. A feat in itself.





We paid the bill and headed out. It had been a long day and everyone was tired. Illuminations was starting just as we were leaving so we watched some of it and then headed for the exit trying to beat as much of the crowd as possible. We got home and went straight to bed. Tomorrow, we were going to try Blizzard Beach again.
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Sounds like a great day overall.

I am so relieved that you enjoyed the Disney Jr. breakfast as much as you did! I found the character interaction to be AMAZING and Maddie can't wait to go back!

Love that Kaitlin was so crazy for ToT!! What fun!

That fountain looks like a great time, I'm so glad that Kaitlin had so much fun there (it's really too bad that you had to do so much shopping though. You must have been really torn up about that. )

Isn't Via Napoli so delish? My DH loved that meal too. And something for the vegetarians? A perfect meal.
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Love the updates! It's making me even more excited for our March trip. . .might have to start my PTR soon! Thanks for inspiring me!

DS loved Hollywood & Vine, too! We did it before the addition of Jake, though, so I would love to go back!

I am going to have to try Via Napoli after seeing everyone's pics from there!

Love that she had so much fun in the fountain! I am hoping to do more "stop to smell the roses" next time, too!

Looking forward to reading more!!
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Blizzard Beach

Day 5
Vacationing requires flexibility and I tried to remember this lots on this trip. Stop and smell the roses and let our preschooler be our guide. (Ive heard that somewhere before.)

Anyway, since we missed BB the other day and since we saw more of Epcot than we expected we decided to try the water park again. This time we had much more success. We slept in, then ate breakfast and headed out&



We were at the water park by 11am and Kaitlin made a bee line for the tikes area. Her first choice? The tube slide. She had never been on one so I wasnt sure how she would like it. She got off, grabbed the tube and ran up for another go. After letting her splash for a bit I talked her into trying one of the slides. I had to go first and she enjoyed it, but as per the park at home, wasnt quite her thing. She absolutely loves to play in water, but hates and I mean hates to get her face wet.

The girls settled into a couple of beach chairs and were spoil sports the rest of the day. They didnt even put a toe in the water. But I guess if they want to sleep and sun then its their vacation too. Monty finally joined us and we talked, ok bribed, Kaitlin into trying some other things. We got on the chair lift and she thought that was the best. Then the family tube ride. This took us about 20 minutes from the chair lift line back to the bottom so Monty went to see if he could get the girls to come join us for one or two rides. In the meantime Kaitlin saw another tube ride, bigger than the one in Tykes Peak but still a single, she wanted to try. I wasnt sure about her going down on her own without me being at the bottom but she was insistent. So off she went with me as close behind as the CM would let me. At the bottom I found a very happy little girl. Up we went again. Finally Daddy came back without success. Kaitlin wanted to try the sled racing ride. I knew there would be water in the face so wasnt sure how much she would like that. She enjoyed it, but didnt want to do it again. She spotted the wave pool on the way out of the sled ride and I knew once we got there, we were never getting out.

As expected, she LOVED the wave pool. She got on a tube and spent about an hour in there. Blizzard beach was very cool and we didnt get to explore even half of it. We chose it for Kaitlin and I would go again, but I do prefer Typhoon Lagoon. It has a more relaxing atmosphere with the tropical feel. Having done both though, I think BB is better for the under 10 set.


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The Perfect Dinner Guests

We gathered the girls and headed back to the resort for a little rest and a change. We had a very important dinner date that night. Kaitlin was keeping track of the Princesses and we still had to meet Ariel, Jasmine and Tiana. And MOST important of all was meeting Snow White while Kaitlin was in her own Snow White Dress. I prayed that at least Snow White and Ariel would be a dinner tonight.

We had a short rest and got dressed. I wanted to get to Epcot early enough to get onto Soarin. I thought Kaitlin would really enjoy it. This was the night the girls were going out on their own. I had made reservations for them at Planet Hollywood and they were going to do some shopping in DTD. (Side note, we had two rooms so two coupons for PH. I didn’t expect them to accept both but worth a try. Not only did they not accept both, but they one they took that clearly read $15 was only honored at $10. While I would have said something had I been there, the girls were too shy to say anything. Still, boo Disney on that one.)

We parted ways and we headed to Epcot, just the 3 of us. We got on the bus and sat down and suddenly heard “We ask that all guest on board be on their best behavior, we have a Disney Princess on board.”. Everyone looked around and discovered the only princess to be seen was our very own Snow White. It was a very nice touch from the bus driver and gave Kaitlin just a little bit of extra attention from everyone on the bus. She was out cold by the time we got to Epcot though. I mean, done like dinner. (I love this photo)



We headed for the Soarin fast pass and saw Chip and Dale meeting just outside. We didn’t want to wake her yet though so Monty took a seat while I ran inside to get the passes. As I ran in, there was another Chip and Dale greeting in the restaurant and I couldn’t help but be thankful Kaitlin was not with me and had not just seen them outside. There was a bit of a faux pas Disney!!!

We got FP for Soarin for 7:20 and since dinner was at 6pm that was a great time. We still had an hour and a half until our reservation so we decided to slowly walk around the showcase, let the little one sleep and enjoy the atmosphere. As we rounded the fountain behind the sphere there was a bored looking PP Photographer so we decided to get some shots of just the two of us. We should have done more of that. Then we continued around. By the time we got to England Tigger and Pooh were meeting. It was time for Kaitlin to wake up anyway so we roused her. She crankily stated she didn’t want to meet them but by the time it was our turn she was fully enthralled. Tigger danced with her and twirled her and bowed to her. She hugged Pooh and off we went.





We decided to pass on Alice as Marie was meeting just down the road. Kaitlin is obsessed with cats and has her own stuffed Marie cat. “Look mommy, she looks just like my stuffy!!!”. This is one of my favorite pics.



Next we had a decision to make. Jasmine or Mary Poppins. We didn’t have time for both. To my surprise she chose Mary Poppins (one of her fav movies, but NOT a princess.) So back to England we went. Mary was duly impressed with her dress AND her manners. A quick photo here and it was time to speed up the trek to Akershus for dinner. We stopped for one or two shots then checked in for dinner.



We got our photos with Belle and once again Kaitlin looked at her like she had never seen her before. She had such awe. Belle told her Snow White was one of her best friends. But the best was yet to come.

We were seated and saw the Princesses coming. First was Aurora that was fine, then was Cinderella, a little disappointing as this was our 3rd meeting with her, then the coveted Snow White and Kaitlin was just about jumping out of her skin, then finally Ariel. YES! The two MUST haves were here. We settled down to have dinner while we waited for our turn. The appetizer buffet left a lot to be desired. There wasn’t much any of us really wanted to eat. We ordered dinner and there was Cinderella. She was the most disappointing of all the Cinderella’s we had met. But to be fair, they had set the bar pretty high. She was gone as quick as she had come so that was disappointing too. Next was Aurora. She was better, but again, nothing extraordinary.



Dinner came, and Kaitlin could barely eat as she saw Snow White enter our part of the room. Monty and I had a fabulous dinner. I can’t remember what we ate but it was really good. As we were finishing Snow White as on us. She was absolutely amazing. She found her signature in Kaitlin’s book and asked where they had met before. Kaitlin could only say “outside”. I filled in at MK and that Kaitlin was in her Halloween costume. SW played along beautifully. She put a great big kiss on her signature and took Kaitlin by both hands, told her what a lovely dress she was wearing and the SW’s fav part was the cape. She put her face close to Kaitlin’s and said something we couldn’t hear but elicited the biggest smile ever from my kid. Then she straightened up and still holding both Kaitlin’s hands told her to look at the camera. Kaitlin looked like the cat that swallowed the canary. IT’s still one of my favorite pics from this trip.





Kaitlin sat down like her world was now complete. But then Ariel came. Ariel is Carly’s favorite so that makes her one of Kaitlin’s favorites and must dos. (She’s never sat through the whole movie yet.) This was an awesome Ariel. She also got right up close and had a conversation with Kaitlin that I could not hear. But she had Kaitlin’s FULL attention.







Now that all dreams had come true and dessert had been inhaled, it was time for more adventure. I left thinking we were the best parents ever and what more could my little girl ask for. As we got out the door she promptly stated “now we just have to meet Jasmine and Tiana!”. Great! Monty was about done with Princesses by that point but, really now, whose vacation was this? Certainly, not ours. We headed towards soaring with Kaitlin jibber jabbering and dancing the whole way.



Soarin was very enjoyable. I forgot how much I liked that ride. Kaitlin liked it but I wouldn’t say she loved it. Afterwards we roamed around a little then decided to head home before the Illuminations crowd left. On the way out we took one last PP Picture and then got right on the bus. At this point as we were relaxing and thinking about the great day, I looked down and realized my PP card was GONE! It was nowhere and worse, I couldn’t even remember taking it back from the last photographer. I had been so careful all week and had one moment of lapse. We got back to the hotel and I sent Monty and Kaitlin to the pool while I went back to Epcot praying I would get there before it closed. I didn’t, however I explained the situation to a very nice CM who let me in. Illuminations were just ending so everything was still open. I found the photographer who did not have it. (I didn’t really think she would but I was hoping.) She told me to go to the photo center and tell them what time I was with her and what her location was. I did and they found my photos. What’s more the found ALL my photos and put them on another card. I can’t tell you how relieved I was. I did have a photo of my other card, but of course I had sent my camera home with Monty. As I started walking back to the bus stop, now with all of the illuminations crowd, it started to down pour. I don’t mean a little, I mean I was soaked to the bone in 30 seconds. I didn’t even care. Everyone ran for cover and I just walked back to the bus. Stood in line for about 15 minutes, stood all the way home and got in the door just as Monty and Kaitlin were getting back. They had had a great time in the pool and then watching the movie. Kaitlin thought that was the greatest thing watching a movie outside. I got a great big hug from both and collapsed into bed absolutely exhausted. We had one more day to go. And it would prove to be the most challenging day of our trip.
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I just found your TR, and I'm loving! DH and I are taking are DD and DS on their first trip in 2 1/2 weeks. Dd will turn 5 on the trip, and DS will have just returned 4. It's so good to get a preschool perspective! We have breakfast booked at H&V, too, and I've felt nervous about it based the reviews. Your comments make me feel much better about it. At least we'll have fun even if the food isn't good.
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Fellow Canadian joining in! Great start to your report! I love all of the character pictures with your daughter - her expression was captured so well. I have a question for you. In one of the Epcot pictures (I think it was) you are wearing a pink coloured shirt with flip flops on it. Did you get that in Disney? I have seen that shirt online but it is so expensive to ship here and that shirt would suit my mom perfectly. Thanks! Looking forward to reading the rest!
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Love the BB and Epcot updates! We've always wanted to do BB, but never have. I want to check it out sometime! D isn't quite brave enough for all of the slides yet, but I still think he'd probably like it!

I LOVE the princess pics! You can tell she is living the magic right there!! Wonderful!!!!

I am impressed that you got your PP pics back!! I am always terrified that I'll lose the card!

Can't wait to read about your next day!!!
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Sounds like a great day overall.

I am so relieved that you enjoyed the Disney Jr. breakfast as much as you did! I found the character interaction to be AMAZING and Maddie can't wait to go back!

Love that Kaitlin was so crazy for ToT!! What fun!

That fountain had about 15 kids in it at one point. I was worried that I would rush rush rush with our limited days so it was really niceto just sit and enjoy.

That fountain looks like a great time, I'm so glad that Kaitlin had so much fun there (it's really too bad that you had to do so much shopping though. You must have been really torn up about that. )

Isn't Via Napoli so delish? My DH loved that meal too. And something for the vegetarians? A perfect meal.
Oh my god! It was an amazing experience. I can't recommend it enough. We will definately be making it a must do on every trip.

Disney Jr. at H&V was amazing. Thank you so much for so strongly recommending it. After all the meals, that interaction has the best. the kids had sooooo much fun.

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Love the updates! It's making me even more excited for our March trip. . .might have to start my PTR soon! Thanks for inspiring me!

Just returning he favour. I loved seeing all those squishy faced pictures of D. Kept me sane until we left.

DS loved Hollywood & Vine, too! We did it before the addition of Jake, though, so I would love to go back!

Jake is definately the star of the show. I would definately go back if she is still a Disney Jr. fan.

I am going to have to try Via Napoli after seeing everyone's pics from there!

It's definately worth a try.

Love that she had so much fun in the fountain! I am hoping to do more "stop to smell the roses" next time, too!

Looking forward to reading more!!
I thought you did a lot of that. I was very impressed that you didn't push it as hard as we did. Next time I will add one more day just to hang at the resort.
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I just found your TR, and I'm loving! DH and I are taking are DD and DS on their first trip in 2 1/2 weeks. Dd will turn 5 on the trip, and DS will have just returned 4. It's so good to get a preschool perspective! We have breakfast booked at H&V, too, and I've felt nervous about it based the reviews. Your comments make me feel much better about it. At least we'll have fun even if the food isn't good.
Welcome and thanks for joining in. The absolute best part was watching Kaitlin. We made an effort to cater to her and savour her reactions. There's only ONE first time. I think you've picked the perfect ages because the so believe in it all. I think you will enjoy H&V. It wa so much fun. Something else we did was Mickey's Philharmagic. I colould have watched her in that for hours it was so much fun. (But that's another TR.)

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Fellow Canadian joining in! Great start to your report! I love all of the character pictures with your daughter - her expression was captured so well. I have a question for you. In one of the Epcot pictures (I think it was) you are wearing a pink coloured shirt with flip flops on it. Did you get that in Disney? I have seen that shirt online but it is so expensive to ship here and that shirt would suit my mom perfectly. Thanks! Looking forward to reading the rest!
She definately loved the characters. it never got old. Yes, I got that at Hollywood Studios for $25. Not normally my style but I was so hot that day and this is the lightest / coolest shirt i've ever worn. Very comfortable. i didn't see it a lot. Maybe in the World of Disney store downtown. Thanks for joining in.

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Love the BB and Epcot updates! We've always wanted to do BB, but never have. I want to check it out sometime! D isn't quite brave enough for all of the slides yet, but I still think he'd probably like it!

I LOVE the princess pics! You can tell she is living the magic right there!! Wonderful!!!!

I am impressed that you got your PP pics back!! I am always terrified that I'll lose the card!

Can't wait to read about your next day!!!
The Tykes Peak area is totally for the preschoolers. Kaitlin really would have stayed there happily all day. WE got bored. She loves floating in a life jacket so with the waves in the pool, that was also a hit. I do wish we could have explored more.

Isn't age 4 / 5 just the best age to take them? Everything so magical and special for them. I lucked out on the card. I've never lost anything like that before and it's not fun! The whole process probably took about 45 minutes to find the pictures and transfer them but at least I got them. Definatley take a picture of the card.
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Fellow Canadian joining in! Great start to your report! I love all of the character pictures with your daughter - her expression was captured so well. I have a question for you. In one of the Epcot pictures (I think it was) you are wearing a pink coloured shirt with flip flops on it. Did you get that in Disney? I have seen that shirt online but it is so expensive to ship here and that shirt would suit my mom perfectly. Thanks! Looking forward to reading the rest!
Are you close to the border? We have a shipping company in Sumas just across the border that I ship stuff too. It costs $5 per package but they hold it for 60 days and I just zip across the boarder to pick it up when I can. I have saved SO much money this way. Bought almost all my Xmas presents on line last year from the states and just shipped them to Sumasn. There may be a UPS location or something similar close to you if you live near the boarder.
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Are you close to the border? We have a shipping company in Sumas just across the border that I ship stuff too. It costs $5 per package but they hold it for 60 days and I just zip across the boarder to pick it up when I can. I have saved SO much money this way. Bought almost all my Xmas presents on line last year from the states and just shipped them to Sumasn. There may be a UPS location or something similar close to you if you live near the boarder.
Thanks for your info on the shirt! I am pretty close to a border. This is definitely something to look into!
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