Disnedoc's rambling, wordy 1st Ever DVC/Deluxe Resort Spring Break Trip Report!

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Disnedoc's rambling, wordy 1st Ever DVC/Deluxe Resort Spring Break Trip Report!

Hey Guys,

I know I am a bit overdue for this trip report, but I hit the ground running when I got home from Disney. This was such a special trip (but they all seem to be so) because there were lots of biggie firsts for me - first DVC villa, first deluxe resort stay, first ADRs at table service restaurants other than Teppan Edo, first trip with no evening fireworks. I am not very consistent with making pics " I tend to live in the moment these days " so I don't have any this time. But I do have a few reflections on this trip to share. You guys may not know it, but all of you sorta came along with me while I locomoted through the World.

My trip report/reflections are attached. Sorry, no pics....but lots of very descriptive words. mickey Maybe they will make pictures in your minds of our favorite places.

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DisneyDoc I loved reading your TR even if there were no pictures. Festival of the Lion King is my favorite show in AK and I am glad I am not the only who cries when hearing "Circle of Love". Actually I start when I see and hear Rafiki at the beginning. Thanks again.

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Great TR DisneyDoc! It was great to meet you and we can't wait to see you again this summer! I am so glad you are so genuinely happy with your DVC. It's so cool how much you appreciate it, you should, you worked hard! I love that everyone here appreciates Disney like we do, I feel like we're family.
Would love to have met Mase and Jess and kiddos this week, but it's FCAT (Florida standardized testing) and the world stops, or at least slows down and turns upside down! Worst 2 weeks of the school year.

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Great trip report.

And when you do try the Grapefruit cake, you won't be disappointed.

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Loved it! I would LOVE to do a solo trip...even if just for a day. You know how to have fun!

Are you going in November? When? I think we need a teacher meet up. awesome

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Nice trip report! Looks like you had a nice time!

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What a great report, I haven't tried the grapefruit cake either, the slices are just too big and DH doesnt do desserts so won't help me eat it! So glad you had a fantastic trip and enjoyed Jambo and your room. Giraffes rock!

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I really enjoyed your trip report. Thank you for sharing your experiences. mickey

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taratru wrote:
Loved it! I would LOVE to do a solo trip...even if just for a day. You know how to have fun!

Are you going in November? When? I think we need a teacher meet up. :awesome:[/

I am going in November! As soon as I can get out of dodge! Yes teacher meet up. Julie and mike, are you in?

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Hey Julie,

We are testing in Georgia too, the week after break and this week. Yep, rough weeks for all. We are all beat and very squirrelly.

Let.s get together in June for the concerts at Epcot!

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Sounds like you had a great time!

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Your trip report made me smile - thanks for sharing! awesome

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Wonderful trip report! So glad you had such a fantastic time on your first DVC trip!

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What a great rip report! It sounds like you ate well, and I'm so happy to hear that you felt comfortable at the table service restaurants. Also loved that you really enjoyed your Villa Smile

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Great report!!! mickey

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I absolutely loved your trip report--it sounded like you had a wonderful time, and makes a solo trip sound really appealing (although my fiance would be too bummed if I left him at home for me to try it, ha!). All those salads you tried sound delicious, too--especially the one in the Coral Reef. Yum!

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Thanks for reading, guys! I am serious, I feel like you are tagging along with me at times. Here are some things I forgot to add. mickey

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It sounds like a great trip. I love that you tried different things, and still have new things to try next time. And you weren't wordy at all! biggrin

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We are always up for a meet up, and a teacher meet-up sounds awesome! Count us in and we will plan our schedules ahead enough to make it work! November is great weather and lower crowds in the beginning of the month. Let us know dates, weekends work best for us but we can be flexible.

Good luck to all that are testing...ridiculous stress!

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Great additions--and you totally just reminded me of the Target Red Card gift card tip! I have a Red Card so I'm definitely going to stock up!!

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Great report disneydoc!...I love how you have fallen in love with your DVC villa...can't wait for our first stay at DVC property in August (date to be finalized)...and as Kat mentioned above, I completely forgot about the Target RedCard and the 5% discount on Disney gift cards...definitely doing that for next trip yeah

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Great report Doc! It's a whole new world with DVC huh?

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Yes, mr. Hub, it is a totally different experience with dvc! Actually looking to add on..... mickey

I wish I lived a little closer....I can see myself doing some shorter trips in different resorts.

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Nice report, doc. We are heading to the world tomorrow and your report started our trip a little early.

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What an awesome report! I love jambo house too. We are talking about joining the DVC in a couple of years I'd like our home resort to be there.

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Nice report, doc. We are heading to the world tomorrow and your report started our trip a little early.

Have a great time! The F&G topiaries are awesome. I wish I had tried the food at the kiosks...next year. It was cool to have Dole Whip at Epcot.

And next time I go down there we will have Starbucks!!! Woohoo. Real coffee. That alone will incent me to get up earlier for EMH. mickey

Looking forward to your report!

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Nice report. Really enjoyed. laugh

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IsabelSnow wrote:
Nice report. Really enjoyed. laugh

thank you for reading along. mickey Looking forward to yours too!

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