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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week – Christmas Smiles All Around!

I don’t know about you – but in our house we have been celebrating Christmas for a couple weeks now – cookies, decorating, crafts, songs, movies – it’s been so much fun doing it all with my little family and seeing my 3 year old son actually start to understand and enjoy Christmas this year!

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I think the best gift I could ever get this year is smiles from this little man – and I must have been on the “nice” list – because he seems to smile all the time – and I couldn’t be more glad to be spending Christmas with him

Here’s hoping your Holiday is full of laughter, fun, magic, family, and friends – MERRY CHRISTMAS and TGIF!

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T.G.I.F. Pic Of The Week: Disney Gifts For A Disney Loving Boy (And His Mom!)

I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas – and that you got to enjoy friends, family, food, and FUN! Our Christmas was great – my son had the best time, and of course he received TONS of great presents – many of which had a DISNEY theme to them:

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A super comfy Mickey couch (perfect for enjoying viewings of what else? Disney movies, of course!)

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A super amazing Mickey sleeping bag made by my mother in law – with no pattern (she really is talented!)

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This was a big hit, as you can imagine!

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And a super cool Mickey fire truck, too!

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He wasn’t the only one who got in on the Disney gifts – I was lucky enough to receive this amazing mug I have been drooling over for a while now from my husband – it’s perfect for me as I LOVE mugs, and I LOVE to bake!

What about you – did you get everything on your Disney wish list this year? If not – don’t worry – there’s always next year!

TGIF, and Happy New Year!

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Change Of Plans – Are We Nuts?

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My husband and I had been planning to head back to Walt Disney World in September, where we would get to see all the fall decor, enjoy the emptiness of the Parks (what with most kids having gone back to school that month), and attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

Needless to say – we were pumped. But then….the holidays happened. And they were stressful, as they tend to be when you’re an adult.

What happened to Christmas and Thanksgiving where all we had to do was show up, maybe bring a pie, and just enjoy the time together as a family? Well…let’s see…owning a home, having dogs, hosting holidays, having houseguests, roasting turkey, shopping, buying and wrapping presents, putting up the tree….etc, etc….that all happened. HARD. As much as you can plan, prepare, and do things in advance, the stress can still take its toll.

So we decided – this year, we aren’t doing it. No presents, no cooking, no get togethers. How, you might ask, are we going to pull this off? Easy. We have decided to spend Christmas with the Mouse – Mickey that is.

Instead of going during the quieter, less crowded fall season, we are going to go the week of Christmas – one of the most crowded, crazy times of year at WDW…WHAT WERE WE THINKING?

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Well, like I said, we were thinking that we want to enjoy Christmas, to get to spend it with those we truly care about (mainly, each other, and my parents, who are coming along too!), and to not have to cook or entertain or worry about any of that stuff.

Also, we went to WDW at Christmas time in 2011, and it was NOT a good trip – I was sick the whole time, and we want to try and have a do-over of that, a time where we can really experience everything amazing about WDW at Christmas- which is a LOT! They go all out – giant Christmas trees, tons of decorations, themed meals and treats and music and so much to enjoy! And I get to enjoy it with my favorite people – my husband and my parents – the people who first brought me to WDW, and have taught me to love it

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So as far as I can tell, this was the best decision we have ever made – sure that means our trip is now more expensive, further away, and we will experience more crowds at the Parks – but hey, its DISNEY at CHRISTMAS! Enough said.

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