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    Tink Cead Mille Failte! Staff Member Administrator

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    Well, time draws near.

    I'm working like a crazed woman today and tomorrow, and then will be working like a crazed woman on vacation getting the final things ready for our upcoming cruise and visitors.

    We cleaned the house over the weekend, and let me tell you! SHEESH! How can two women, who are fairly neat and tidy have so much to clean? At any rate, the company will be able to eat from the floors and if so moved, drink from the commodes. :D OK, so that's a little over the top.

    Have done all the laundry, and now need to decide what to wear. May seem an easy task, but I have one (count them ONE) pair of decent capris that I'll be seen wearing in public and no I'm not shopping for more before the cruise. :D

    We have amassed what will probably be the best pirate outfits this side of the Caribbean. :yes: :D :D So that's done.

    Need to collect up all the sundries, sunscreen, bug repellent, and the like.

    The guests start arriving on Wednesday, but they are all staying at Disney until we return from the cruise.

    I have to get out there and get a birthday gift for Herself. :sigh: She's the HARDEST person to buy a present for. :rolleyes:

    I have this sense of growing anxiety that we are forgetting something really important, or heading off without knowing some essential fact... :unsure: :mental: I guess I just don't know what to expect with a Disney cruise (then I wonder why am I worried about it- it's not like we haven't cruised before).

    The food for the night prior to embarkation (at the Grand Villa) has been ordered. We pick that up on Saturday, and bring it with us to Grand Villa. We'll be nearby in a studio. :yes: We have to pick up Herself's mother and aunt after mass on Saturday and bring them to the GV. We have to pick up three of the nieces/nephews Saturday afternoon at MCO and then return for two more at 6:00 ish PM ... once all that is done, we'll probably collapse and sleep and miss the vans we have coming for transport to the Port on Sunday morning! :eek:

    So! Any last words of advice, or recommendations, or "don't forgets" or "need to knows" please tell me now!!! :mental: :mental:
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    Don't forget to have fun!!!


    And don't forget the camera. I want to see proof of this cruise. :D
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    Passport, tickets, money. They're the ones that you really need. Everything else you can sort out on the credit card:yes: Tink, have the most fantastic time, don't fall overboard (or push anyone over :nono:) Just relax, eat, drink and be very merry. :hug2::hug2:
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    I`ve just sent you a looooong pm Tink. :lol:
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    Thank you for your excellent advice Slowhand!!!! :hug2:

    For some reason, I'm totally nervous about this cruise/vacation. Too many people, I guess... too many chances to have missed planning/covering something that someone wants... :unsure: :mental:

    Camera. Yes. Must remember the camera... do I have a camera? :unsure:
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    Please please try and relax or you will be a basket case by the time to board the ship :hug2: You both will have all sorts of fun and I want to hear all about it as soon as you get back :hug2: :hug2:
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    How exciting!!!

    Just have LOTS of fun!! enjoy the ship, take your time to stroll, visit the different decks and take part in the different activities...

    pack lots of sunblock, sunhats, sunglasses... eveyrthing sun related :)

    and get dramamine in case you get sea sick
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    OH MY GOSH!!! :mental: DRAMAMINE!!!! We nearly forgot the Dramamine!!! :mental: (HERSELF GETS SEASICK WITHOUT IT)!!!! HOW could we forget that??? :mental:

    Thank you Mari!!!!
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    glad I brought it up then! :)

    However, you can get some pressure bracelets on board the ship, they also seem to help, still, I couldnt have survived without dramamine!
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    NO TIME FOR BREATHING!!!!! We have to go get Dramamine!!!!! :mental: :mental:
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    Dawn, you stoled my suggestion.
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    yes you have a camera! :lol:

    In case i don't get the opportunity to speak with you before you leave, have *THE* best time on your cruise!!



    AND DON'T FORGET YOUR CAMERA!! :mental:
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    and me Dawn
    Please remember to take time for you both. It's going to be interesting with so many of you, but go with it. Because it's a finite time which may never happen again with all different family members around.:hug2:
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    Pictures!! Pleeeeeeeeease bring us back pictures!!!

    I'm sorry..that was selfish :slap:

    I want you to have a good time! I want to you close your eyes and take in each moment because you will never have that same moment again :yes: There..that was better.

    Oh and I always make sure I take along any medicine we might need for..umm..tummies and things along the way. :unsure:
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    If you have money and passports you can get just about anything else!

    (says one of the biggest pre-trip worriers around!)

    I'm learning slowly! :wave:

    Have a wonderful trip - I too would love to hear all about it when you get back - I love cruising (although I've only ever done the South Pacific!) :thumbsup:
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    Have a fantastic time both of you.:hug2:

    My eldest DS worked on the Disney Cruise-liners a few years ago and was on the inaugral crossing from Venice to US - we were all so excited - The ships look absolutely wonderful :wave:
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    No extra advice....just wishing everyone has a fantastic cruise. :sail:
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    Just this!

    <center>[video=youtube;5UX-qYKyIg0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UX-qYKyIg0[/video]</center>

    Ohhh... and have fun! :eye:

    Tom :)macwave:... wishing he were on Castaway Cay!)
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