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I'm BAAAAAACCKK!!

Hi everyone! I know it's been almost a week since I posted, but we were hanging with the Big Cheese down in Orlando. We really had a fabulous time and thought I'd recap just a little for everyone. If you have any questions about Disney, please feel free to ask. I learned a lot about how everything works in wonderland while I was there.

We stayed at The Contemporary, and it was so worth it. The room was awesome, the pool was great and being that close to everything was extremely convenient. We loved riding the Monorail and my favorite park was The Magic Kingdom.

We didn't rush to the park each morning, because the little man (and we) were tired every morning and I let him sleep in. We would get to the parks around 9:00 - 10:00 and stay until 3:00 or 4:00, then we went back to the hotel and hung out at the pool and at the lake. A couple of nights we went back out around 8:00 to catch fireworks and parades. The little man got into the pin trading, because his cousins had them - so my four-year-old was walking around Disney with his little pin lanyard and about $50 worth of pins stuck to it. It was so cute.

We roasted marshmallows on the lake beach at night and watched a couple of the outside movies they played by the pool. The week went by so fast and about 7 hours into our drive home, the little guy started screaming for Mickey. He wanted to go back.

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  1. So glad you guys had a great week! Now back to the grind... What is this pin trading???

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  2. glad yall had a blast at the happiest place on earth!!!

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  3. So glad it was a great trip!! We always loved taking ours to Disney. It is like a dream! We stayed at The Contemporary on one of our visits! Awesome!!

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  4. Yayyyy! Makes me want to go back :-) Glad y'all had a great time. The movies and marshmallows outside sounds great!

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  5. How sweet! I'm glad y'all had such a great time!

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  6. yay! so glad you're back, but it looks like you had an amazing time!!! it makes me so excited for the day when our little guy is old enough to go to disney world!

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  7. Sounds like you guys had a fabulous time... I'm new to your blog, so I'm off to read a little more so I can "get to know you" even better!

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  8. Aww! I go into Mickey withdrawal after I leave Disney too. :-)

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  9. Would love to hear your "tips and tricks" as we will be taking our 4 year old to Disney in September. While I have been three times, it has been 11 years since I was there last. My husband has only been once and barely remembers his trip. Your hints would be priceless!

    Thanks!

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  10. I've always wanted to visit Disney! It looks so fun!!

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  11. Looks like yall had a blast :) I am so glad!! And kinda jealous :) ha

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  12. You must do a post on your best Disney tips! Just booked for October. We will be staying in the brand new Animal Kingdom Villas!

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