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Discussion in 'General' started by Beccaberry, Oct 4, 2011.

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    As many of you may know (because you've watched it happen), apparently my children have gone ahead and grown up without my express permission. Christmas, while still a very special time for us, has taken on a very different perspective. So this year as we were discussing "Christmas Lists" Baleigh said, "We have everything, mom, why don't we just take a trip?" Of course, I tried to play it cool. "That's interesting. If we did that, where do you think you'd like to go?" My beautiful 19 year old son and 13 year old daughter immediately and in unison shouted, "LET'S GO TO DISNEY WORLD!!!!"

    And i thought...why not?

    And so, we are :D :D :D

    A REAL DISNEY CHRISTMAS.

    I'm a little overwhelmed :)
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    :wave:It's good to see you back and yes they do grow up! Fantastic news, where will you stay?
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    Thanks, Tinkfan :hug2:

    It's been agreed that we will stay at the resort "that started it all." The first on-site resort we ever stayed in, All Star Sports.
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    You have the coolest kids. :hug2:
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    That is just fantastic!
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    Christmas at Disney is such a fun experience! It's great that your children are into it. :yes:

    Here's a great idea from the past. It's a little trickier now, but still fun.

    Set a dollar limit (say $5 per) and visit each country in the world showcase. Purchase something within those limits and fill their stockings. It's a GREAT way to enjoy Christmas morning, especially if you have them guess which country each little giftie came from.

    We are going to be doing it again this year. :D (You do know we're going to Disney for Christmas too, yes)? :lol:
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    What a fantastic plan! :yes:
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    awwww, thats lovely!
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    Sounds fantastic Becca. Wish we could get our family together like that.
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    How cool is that? :yes:

    Way to go, Christmas at Disney has to be one of the greatest things..I think I love the vintage style decorations along the streets of Disney Studios. Love the light show and the "snow" . It is really festive outside of Mama Melroses. Always Christmasy there.

    Great that your kids want to go at their age.

    My DD wanted to celebrate her 21st birthday at WDW so we are going this Jan. Woo hoo.
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    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this idea!! Thank you!!

    No I did NOT!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: VERY COOL!!!
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    I tend to think so, too. I am very blessed :)
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    That is so awesome :)

    I hadn't thought about Mama Melroses being so festive...wonder if I can book an ADR there....maybe for Christmas Eve?
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    ..and your kids want to take a trip with YOU to DISNEY!! I don't think there has ever been a greater Christmas gift than that. At the age where kids want to be with their friends to have them choose some special family time is pretty special. I hope our family grows up to be like yours :yes:


    You don't have much time...GET PLANNING!!!
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    such a bittersweet moment...

    I am sure you will have a WONDERFUL time :)
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    Yeah, that is a great idea...and then head over to the Osborne Family lights...how cool would that be?:yes:
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    Now, if you could just get THEM to pay for it. :tongue:
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    How exciting for you all. You'll have such a fantastic time :wiggle:

    Sandra
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    The Osbornes? He he:tongue:
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    HAHA! Yes!

    John, funny you should say that. Andrew (who is now working as a server at Outback Steakhouse, and quite proud of the "bank" he is making) offered to toss his paycheck into the Disney fund until December, and just operate on tips he makes. :eek::eek:

    Hey, it's a step in the right direction!!!

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