Alright, alright….here it is. Now everyone can stop bugging me about it :-) Seriously- you might want to grab some wine (maybe a whole bottle) and some chocolate because this post is FULL of pictures and you’ll probably be sitting here for like 2 hours. Like so full that wordpress will probably freak out again and not let me post them all at once. We shall see, keep your fingers crossed.
So once the circus stepped off the flight in Atlanta- we spread like wildfire. The boys went to check in for our Magic Express bus ride to the Boardwalk (our resort) and the girls went in search of food and bathrooms. Girls are good at finding bathrooms and food :-)
Then we got all settled in our “Villa’s” and headed off to Magic Kingdom! We took every possible opportunity to dress Owen up like the Hangover baby :-)
Then we finally made it to Magic Kingdom! They were all so cute to watch. Some of their mouth’s dropped open, some of them got big smiles on their faces, some of them started jumping and some of them had not reaction at all, ha!
after afternoon pool time and naps- we were off to Hollywood Studios (used to be MGM)
That night we were off to Epcot! We didn’t do so hot on sticking to our plan that night- so we didn’t get to do the rides we wanted to do, but all the Finding Nemo stuff was open and the kids LOVED it!
Then we headed back for some swimming and some…………French Onion Dip???
So after we cleaned up that mess and took small naps- we were off to Italy (in Epcot of course)! We ate at Via Napoli and I think we all agreed that it was our favorite. The table they put us at was AWESOME. Granted it was right in the middle of the restaurant, somewhat like we were on display, but it was still awesome. It was this LONG, bar height table with lots of room, so of course we loved it! The resturant was very cool looking, the wait staff was awesome, the food was yummy and at one point, I think Andrew actually felt like he was in Italy :-) He loved it! I should probably point out that it’s Andrew’s life dream to go to Italy- so he thought this night was prety awesome.
Then it was time to pack up the babies, pack up the ears, pack up the memories and head home………….
Words can not even begin to describe what an awesome vacation it was! It was definiltey one for the record books. Absolutely priceless and wonderful :-) We proved that it is possible to take 26 people to Disney World, not lose anyone and have fun, ha! You just have to go into with the mindset that it’s going to be fun- don’t start off thinking it’s going to be a disaster. A SUPER HUGE BIG thank you to my parents for getting the whole thing started and making it happen. You guys really are the best parents and grand parents anyone could ever ask for :-) Also- MAJOR kudos to my older siblings for organizing the whole thing. You should see all the emails, research, timing, planning, etc that has gone into this trip over the past year and a half. Andy is a Disney Machine! He knew where we needed to be at exactly what time and it made the whole trip go so smoothly.
There is still so much I didn’t even document. Some days I didn’t bring my camera, some things I couldn’t film or photograph because it was too dark, quotes I can’t remember, some things that you just had to be there for, etc.
SO MUCH FUN!!!!!!!! I know the kiddos will never forget it :-) THANK YOU MOM AND DAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Now I’m going to bed so I won’t be completely exhausted for my morning shoot and then a wedding shoot in Columbia!