2014 WDW Holiday Trip

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2014 WDW Holiday Trip

Hello Friends,

We are less than 24 hours away from leaving for our Holiday vacation at Walt Disney World. On this trip, have plans for an afternoon Tea at the Garden View Cafe at the Grand Floridian, a MVMCP, attending the DVC Annual Association Meeting, and dinner at Boma. We will miss the DVC Merry Mixer this year because they substituted it with the Association Meeting during the week that we are there, so we are hoping that the Holiday ornaments that they usually distribute during the Merry Mixer will be distributed during the Association meeting. Otherwise, they will have several rather unhappy DVC people in us.

In between all that, we plan on doing a Resort tour to look at the holiday decorations, including a trip to the Wilderness campground just like last year.

As always, I'll try to post daily reports on here. I still have to do a lot of packing today, and luckily, I got a day off. Donald is already packed and ready to fly. He's all dressed up in his holiday outfit and sitting impatiently on my luggage.

Zz.

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Donald looks like a Disney version of Elf on the shelf, will he get up to any mischief ? ?

Have a great time, are you bringing back lots of pins?

Can't wait to hear all about it.

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Good morning!

As usual, I was up way earlier than I should. Still, it means that I am ready to go way ahead of time and can relax a bit before we leave the house. Have to make last minute list for the housesitter and stuff, but otherwise, I think I'm packed and ready to go.

We have a 7:30 am flight and should be in Orlando by late morning. We have two groups of friends flying in from the Chicago area. One group arriving this afternoon, and the other group arriving tomorrow afternoon. Plus, we are meeting up our friends who are already there (either living down there or arrived ahead of us). So this will be a big, fun group of people.

We have nothing planned for today other than waiting for our friends to show up, driving up to a Disney outlet store, and then buying some supplies at a grocery store. If we have time, we might run over to Epcot to see if they still have the Passholder holiday pins (you KNOW there has to be pins involved, so that should answer your question, Brinbunny).

We have slightly less than an hour left before we make it to the airport, so I will have plenty of time worrying what I might have forgotten to bring. Donald is already grumbling for being confined inside my carry-on bag.

Zz.

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We made it to the gate at the airport in plenty of time. Plane is on time.

Zz.

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Have a great time Zz.

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We are on the plane and are ready to go! My next transmission will be from the most magical place on earth!

Zz.

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Have a great time

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We have arrived! Now driving to WDW.

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We are here!

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Awesome! Cute little donald.

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Looks like a beautiful day. Have a great time.

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Sitting down at Wolfgang Puck Express for lunch. The place is PACKED!

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We have our room at the Paddock. This is the view.

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Nice! Hope your days are sunny. Keep us posted!

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Having dinner at The Mara. I'm having the felafel sandwich with couscous. Delicious!

On the way here, there was a HUGE traffic jam going towards downtown Disney. We guessed that there was either an accident or something.

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Happy to hear you arrived safely mickey
Have a wonderful trip!

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The lobby at Jambo House.

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ZapperZ wrote:
Having dinner at The Mara. I'm having the felafel sandwich with couscous. Delicious!

On the way here, there was a HUGE traffic jam going towards downtown Disney. We guessed that there was either an accident or something.

Zz, regarding that traffic at DTD, it is like that all the time now, it's the construction, no accident. It was like that everytime we tried to go by there. We just went around. If you want to drive to DTD, go first thing before they open and park in the garage. Then walk from West Side to the SSR crossover bridge and take the boat back to West Side.

Have fun! The rain cancelled our late parade at the MVMCP so we didn't get to see it. But even with the rain, we had a great time.

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No this was worse than usual. There were emergency vehicles that went past us. Luckily, we were not heading that way.

We are close enough that we can walk to DD from our room.

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Have a super great time! mickey

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Good morning from SSR. It is a lovely morning.

Today, we will be at Epcot.

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In line waiting for Epcot to open.

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Hope you're having a wonderful time!!

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Oh you posted that as I was typing! So jealous! You're waiting for EPCOT to open and I'm just sitting at work!

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h0ney227 wrote:
Oh you posted that as I was typing! So jealous! You're waiting for EPCOT to open and I'm just sitting at work!

What's stopping you from ditching work and stand in line with us?

Smile

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Waiting to rush to Soarin

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We are at test track.

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We are having our Starbucks fix.

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Have a great time! clapping

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Having lunch at La Cantina.

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My will power had just been kicked out of the door.

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