Emmysdaddy Accompanies the Damsels & Yes, He Posed with Princesses 2/2 Completed

Discussion in 'Completed Trip Reports' started by emmysmommy, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. DonaldDoleWhip

    DonaldDoleWhip DIS Veteran

    Aug 22, 2008
    Yay, the trip report is up! I don't check this section of the boards as frequently as I should, but now that I'm here I can't wait to read about everything (from the food to the resorts to the Dis meets)! :yay:
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  3. Minnie_Mom

    Minnie_Mom Mouseketeer

    Apr 21, 2010
    Yay, I've been waiting for you to start your TR. :cool1: I started reading your PTR while you were gone... and may have also read all your other PTRs, TRs, DRs.

    I can't wait to read all about the fun you had on your trip, especially your DR and Dis meets.
  4. BearcatsFan

    BearcatsFan <font color=green>we finally had a minute to breat

    Dec 30, 2011
  5. butiflfeet

    butiflfeet DIS Veteran

    Jul 29, 2008
    Welcome back!
  6. AvasMommy526

    AvasMommy526 Mouseketeer

    May 30, 2012
    Alright!! I'm in! I read all your other reports, in fact I've read so many reports on the Dis I feel like I really know so many people (even if I'm a bit of a lurker and not a poster lol) :rotfl:
    Can't wait to read about the list, the Dis meets and of course the FOOD! :thumbsup2
  7. jabead

    jabead DIS Veteran

    Sep 22, 2000
    Whoa...you are doing two reports at the same time??? Twice the fun...works for me! :woohoo:

    With this one I only got here in time to make Page 2! :scared: I think I'm going to need a "wake-up" text before you post your next updates. :lmao:

    Oh, and by the way, I love the picture of all of you in front of the castle. Perfect intro to your TR! :thumbsup2
  8. debrapagliasotti

    debrapagliasotti DIS Veteran

    Jul 3, 2011
    Woo-hoo, cant wait to hear all the fun details and see all the yummy food pics popcorn::
  9. mommytominnie

    mommytominnie Mouseketeer

    May 12, 2011
    Woot, woot!! I can't wait to read your TR.. I love your dining reviews that you do so this will be exciting to have double the pleasure, so to speak :-)
  10. Disneymom77

    Disneymom77 Mouseketeer

    Sep 10, 2008
    Joining in!! Wow 12 days in WDW :banana::woohoo::yay:
  11. J.ThaddeusToad

    J.ThaddeusToad Mouseketeer

    Aug 11, 2010
    I'm in for both reports! 12 nights....amazing!!!
  12. emmysmommy

    emmysmommy DIS Veteran

    Jan 30, 2010
    Hi Sara! Thanks! I love your TR so I hope to have something similar here.

    hmmmm I wonder!! Karla, it was so nice to meet you and your family as well!! Glad you recognized Em!

    Hi Rachel! Thanks for coming over and reading both reviews.

    Thanks! It will be fun to share how I did. She had a preview of some of my accomplishments but not all so stay tuned...

    Thanks for joining! You gonna share your popcorn there? :lmao:

    Hi nutz! The Dis meets are the best part!!

    Hi there! I love your username - so appropriate! Thanks for reading.

    Hi! Yes, I'm determined to share both the food and the fun! Yikes! Thanks for reading.

    Hi Kathy! Glad to see you here! Thanks for joining! I hope all goes well on Friday.... :hug:

    Hi Roma! Thank you! I'm slow getting started but I have my first installment ready to post in just a bit.

    Thank you! I'm glad you are joining!

    Mr. DDW!!! It is an HONOR to have you join in! Seeing as how I'm a huge fan of yours I'm glad you are here. And yes... you may make a guest appearance here!

    Thanks Minnie Mom!! You are too funny! Thanks for joining!

    Hi there! Thanks for joining!

    Thanks and thanks for reading!

    Hi AvasMommy!! Thanks for reading and lurking is totally fine but I'm glad you posted! I know what you mean about feeling like you know someone through the interactions here. Kinda cool!

    Hi Barb!!!! I'm SOOOO glad you are here! You were there in spirit for the dis meet so I'm glad you are here as well!

    I'm realizing now that this is a big task to do two reports at the same time but there was so much to share that was not Dining related..... I think I can do this!!

    I'm looking forward to sharing and thanks again for joining!

    Hi Debra! Yes fun and yummy food - makes for a great trip!

    Hi mommytominnie! Thanks! And thanks for reading both!

    Yes, 12 days which went by so quickly! Thanks for joining in!

    Well welcome, I'm pleased to host this double header for you! Thanks for reading along!
  13. emmysmommy

    emmysmommy DIS Veteran

    Jan 30, 2010
    Saturday August 18, 2012: Day 1 – Part 1

    Who’s excited to have their alarm go off at 4:27am?? This gal!! Well, let me clarify, I am excited to wake up that early only when there is a castle to behold at the end of the day!


    So I probably got about 4 hours and 26 minutes of sleep but it would have to do since we needed to catch a plane. My dad arrived at our house at 5:30am to drive us the whopping 7 minutes to our local airport.

    If anyone read my PTR I had mentioned that as a surprise I had booked 1st class airfare for the three of us. However, I ended up spilling my guts to Michael since I couldn’t keep the secret all the way until the trip. Here’s how that conversation took place:

    Me: So do you want to know the secret I have planned?
    Michael: You want to tell me don’t you? Just tell me since it’s going to make you feel better!
    Here’s where he started just asking questions so I thought I’ll just let him guess so I won’t technically tell him the secret!
    Michael: Does it involve a ride?
    Brenda: Yes, but not in the way you think.
    Michael: Is it during the trip?
    Brenda: Define when the trip starts?
    Michael: Is it in traveling to our hotel?
    Brenda: Yes
    Michael: Does it have to do with an airplane? Do we have window seats?
    Brenda: You are close. (He was asking good questions)
    Michael: Our seats were upgraded to 1st class?
    Brenda: Not really….
    Michael: Below first class?
    Brenda: Well, it’s the definition of one of those words.
    Michael: First? Or Class? Is it first class seats?
    Brenda: YES!
    Michael: That’s cool!
    And just so you know…. As eager as I was to share this surprise, I shouldn’t have. The night before we left Michael accidently said something that Emily overheard and that was it… no more surprise!





    So there we were at the airport…we’d checked our 5 bags, went through security and no bells or alarms went off so we were apparently fine. Once on the plane I immediately made use of all of the complimentary amenities – heck I’m going to look like a tourist in 1st class – and I got out the blanket, the pillow and started to take photos! Michael was sitting across the aisle from Em and I so he could pretend that he didn’t know me. That is until I hand the camera to him and ask him to take a photo of us! "Why certainly lady that I don't even know!!"


    Here’s the link to my first dining review – albeit plane food – but still the first meal of the trip!

    We had a connecting flight through DFW so our next flight segment contained lunch. Yippee! Another meal!


    We boarded our flight at DFW and I was immediately offered a cocktail. Why yes, I would like a Bloody Mary please. Now here’s the thing, I thought I would be able to leisurely enjoy my drink but no, they informed me 2 minutes after it was served that I had to finish it before the flight took off. Hmph! I finished most of it but I didn’t think it would be a great idea to slam that cocktail.


    Since there's not a lot to tell here... let's just say that we ate again. Here's the link to our lunch served on the plane.

    Em and I have a tradition to watch Disney’s Tangled on her iPhone during our flight to Orlando. So following this tradition we enjoyed this adorable Disney movie.


    By the time the movie was almost over, we were landing. Yay!!!! We are finally here! Our flight landed at 5pm.

    Note: I did resize these photos.. hopefully they will adjust once I post this! Otherwise, yikes!

    Next Up: Boardwalk!
  14. ShortStuff

    ShortStuff Mouseketeer

    Jun 3, 2012
    Well I am embarrassed, since I read your dining report first and was surprised you had two meals on your flight. Now I see why. :lmao:

    Yep, hate to fly, so a bit slow on the draw. We drive from central TX and are leaving in NINE days!!
  15. sushi candy

    sushi candy Foodie

    Jul 24, 2012
    I love bloody Marys or Caesars (up here in Canada). Wow that is early but I agree with you. Brenda- worth it if there is a castle involved. XD
  16. Yelloweaver

    Yelloweaver Earning My Ears

    Sep 4, 2012
    This is great. Can't wait for the next installment!
  17. rachel09985

    rachel09985 DIS Veteran

    Jun 6, 2009
    Lol, i laughed hard at the thought you slamming your Bloody! That would have been a fun video;)

    Great start!
  18. AGPrincess

    AGPrincess Disney Snob -- Bookish Princess

    Jun 22, 2006
    Subbing! I love the Boardwalk and BLT - can't wait to hear more! :goodvibes
  19. Disneyfreak616

    Disneyfreak616 DIS Veteran

    Oct 11, 2010
    YAY you've started!! I'm gonna follow along with the DR as well! :) Can't wait to hear all about this trip, especially the resorts, food and the DISmeets of course! :goodvibes
  20. Stringbean&Wingnut

    Stringbean&Wingnut DIS Veteran

    Dec 27, 2010
    Looks like you guys got some great plane food!! That stinks that you weren't forewarned that you'd have to rush through your drink though! I'm also very good at getting up early when there's Disney to get to! :rotfl:
  21. MrsB1228

    MrsB1228 DIS Veteran

    Feb 15, 2006
    Yay, found your trip report! :cool1: I usually lurk but had to tell you how much I enjoy your reports, both trip and dining. :thumbsup2 Looking forward to the next installment. :goodvibes

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