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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Fun with Ears

Sooooo…tired.  Can barely type.  But, I’m dedicated to you people, so I’ll push on.  I’ve just spent the last 5 days in Orlando at Disney with my mom, step-dad, Indy and my cousin’s daughter, the Laugher.  Heaven help me.  Indy and Laugher are two peas in a pod.   Yak, yak, yak.  Dance, dance, dance.  Giggle, giggle, giggle.  Quiet was only found when they finally dropped from sheer exhaustion and slept for a few hours.  Indy’s a sleep talker though, so occasionally I’d hear a crazy outburst from him in the middle of the night. 

We (and by we, I mean my mom) sprung for bit more this go round and got the new pirate themed rooms at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.  Awesomeness is all I can say.  Big kudos to the money factory that is Disney!  These rooms were fun.  What grown up doesn’t secretly want to sleep in a bed shaped like a pirate ship?  None!  Who doesn’t want the carpeting in their room to look like the planks of a ship deck?  No one!  Dressers shaped like a stack of cargo boxes?  Yes, please! Mini-fridge tucked inside a barrel?  Fun!  You couldn’t not like this room.

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See?  Isn’t that cool?  The bathroom was behind the curtain and carried the theme.  There was a Flying Dutchman (Davey Jones’ ship) carved into the marble of the shower wall.  Indy thought that was neat.  Oh, want to see Indy’s reaction to it?

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As you can see, he really liked it.  Here are a few photos of our very tiring, very hot, very noisy trip.

 

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The dinner with Cinderella and Prince Charming was one of our favorite things.  We did a total of 5 character meals, but this one was spectacular.  I have to say though, the step-mother and step-sisters were my favorites though.  They were hilarious.

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I think these ladies have the best job in WDW because they get to be grumpy and loud.  We had a late dinner and at 9:30 they were getting ready to leave.  One of the servers came by our table to make sure we had seen them all before they left.  Lady Tremaine (step-mother) was right behind him and quipped that they had seen her and she was the only one that mattered anyway.  When I grow up I want to be Lady Tremaine (without the bad ending).

I have a total of about 600 pictures from the trip, but these are some of my faves.  I hope you enjoyed them.  And now I’m off for some rest from my vacation.  :)

2 comments:

Crazy Shenanigans said...

Cute room! Great pictures!!!

I had a friend that was Mickey for a season and he said he would sweat about 20 pounds off everyday lol.

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Pirate bed??! Totally!!! (Don't know about the skull and cross bones on the drapes though) Disney is so creative with their decor. :)

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