Thursday, June 18, 2009

A Disney Celebration

We hadn't planned on going to Disney this summer.  We went last August with Olivia's wish trip, so were going to take a "break."  BUT, with their bday free entrance in 2009, it was hard to pass up.

Yesterday was my bday.  Yes, another year older.  I'm 39 now, unbelievable!  Where does the time go?  I certainly don't FEEL 39, however that is supposed to feel! :)  So I thought, what better place to celebrate. :)

I just took Olivia, it's pricey and she and I both like the "scarier" rides.  So we rode Rockin' Roller Coaster, rode Tower of Terror twice, saw most everything else, and even did a little shopping, it was LOTS of fun!


Olivia danced in the HSM show...

We ate our one big meal at Hollywood and Vine - SO GOOD!  We happened upon this place by accident a couple years ago when we had the dining plan and the Sci Fi Dine in was full...

Met Prince Caspian...

Saw what Walt Disney looked like ( she said he did a really good job )  :)

Went to American Idol twice - very cool!  The winner of the day gets a "golden ticket" good to get them to the front of the line at any Am. Idol audition around the country...
The only thing I was incredibly bummed at was that there was NO Fantasmic!  My favorite show!  And none on Wed - I had NO IDEA! :(  Oh well... there will always be another time! :)

6 comments:

Jess Tryon said...

Happy birthday! It was my husband's birthday yesterday too, but we didn't do anything nearly so spectacular. :)

Lisa said...

Tell him happy birthday! :)

Julie said...

Happy Birthday!! And I can not help but be completely jealous of your summer!! Your children are really having a super childhood!!! :)

:)De said...

Happy Birthday!

Holly said...

so you are a way cooler mom than me.
I wouldn't ride the tower of terror or that loud dark roller coaster even when my big kids pleaded.
No way. I don't like that feeling of impending death!!
glad you girls had fun!

Lisa said...

LOL! Maybe not such a cool mom on the days when I "make" Braeden who hates rides like that go on one or two just so I can! :) I'm so happy to have a companion rider in Olivia! :)

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