S: You are NEVER to old for Disney!
1: We went over to Great Grandma & Grandpa Newcomer's house and we handed MaKena a present. Inside was the new Frozen DVD and supplies to make her own autograph book...SURPRISE!! WE ARE GOING TO DISNEY!!
3: 75 | We left Findlay at 11 p.m. and arrived in Atlanta, GA at 9 a.m.
5: On Easter Sunday, we went to church at Buckhead Church in Atlanta Georgia. After church we went to eat at Fresh 4 U Mediterranean Cafe. Once we got done eating, we walked back to the car and continued mkaing our way to Florida.
7: Pit stop at McDonalds Playland
8: Disney Caribbean BeachResort | Here We Come
16: Our first magical day! Disney's Grand Floridian Resort was our first stop for breakfast with Minnie, Donald, & Goofy. MaKena loved Donald! Hudsen was not thrilled of Goofy or Donald. He screamed actually.
17: What is that HUGE monster doing by me? | MaKena drew a picture for Donald to take with him.
19: Taking the boat to a magical kingdom!
20: We made it to Magic Kingdom just in time to see the parade.
21: A DREAM is a wish your heart makes
28: Let it Go I can't hold it back anymore Just turn away a slam the door. I don't care, what their going to say. Let the storm rage on.... The cold doesn't bother me anyway.
29: If this wasn't a fast pass choice of ours, we would be waiting at least 5 hours to meet these snow sisters. | Anna & Elsa
30: Aladdin & Jasmine | I can show you the world. Shining, shimmering, splendid. Tell me, princess, now when did you last let your heart decide?
32: We got MaKena a pink Minnie Mouse hat. She had all of the princesses and any other of her favorite characters sign it.
35: Enchanted Tales with Belle We did this event as a fast pass option. You went into a building and there was a magic mirror. You then Walked into the mirror and into Belle's library. They put on a play and MaKena got chosen to be Chip.
38: Look at this stuff... | Wouldn't you think I'm a girl? | Isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collections complete? | A girl who has everything?
40: Pinocchio Village Haus
41: It's a small world after all
44: and at last I see the light
48: Snow White
49: Someday my prince will come.
54: Donald Duck was MaKena's favorite character! He loved to dance and be silly with her!
60: Wake up! It's time to go to...
62: Disney's Animal Kingdom Highlights of the day! -Rainforest Café for lunch -Watched Finding Nemo Live -Chris went on the new roller coaster called Expedition Everest
63: The best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been, and the memories we've made along the way!
64: "Knowing what you don't want is all you need to start the adventure of a lifetime." - AJ. Leon
65: Jeep ride through the Safari at Animal Kingdom.
67: Pocahontas | Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one. | If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew, you never knew. | Listen with your heart, you will understand.
68: B A L O O
69: B A L O O | King Louie
70: ...the boring stuff is the stuff I remember the most. -Russel
71: My name is Dug. I have just met you and I love you.
72: The tree of life...
75: After we ate lunch at The Rainforest Cafe, MaKena got her face painted to look like Elsa and she also was able to do some dancing with her Mommy and the village girls!
76: Any day spent with you is my favorite day! -Winnie the Pooh | Pooh
77: Tigger | Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.
78: you are... crazy silly funny goofy amazing cool awesome That's what I like about you! | Pluto & Goofy
79: Dancing with Meeko
81: Having a great time with my family! Adventure awaits us!
82: Buffet Dinner with the Cinderella gang at Grand Floridian 1900 Park Fare
84: Lady Tremaine Drizella Anastasia
85: Cinderella & Prince Charming If you keep believing the dream that you wish will come true.
86: Mary Poppins | "Anything can happen if you let it."- Mary Poppins
87: Mommy & MaKena woke up early and left Daddy & Hudsen back in the room sleeping. We wanted to meet Mary Poppins, and we finally found her! It was a fun Mommy & Me morning!
88: To laugh at yourself, is to love yourself. -Mickey Mouse
91: "You're entirely bonkers, but I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are!" | Alice | The White Rabbit
93: Marie | Because I'm a lady, that's why!
94: The love between a mother and daughter is forever. | Does it get any better than this?
95: Downtown Disney
98: the beautiful | awaits her Prince
105: Little girls have a magic all their own.
106: We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. - JAWAHARLAL NEHRU
107: Nobody is too old for Disney! | adventure
108: Characters in action at the castle
110: Rapunzel LOVED listening to her voice sing on MaKena's dress.
113: Even miracles take a little time.
114: hold on! | ready for adventure! | have fun!
115: The kids got swords as souvenirs at Belle & Gaston's shop. They love having sword fights!
116: If you do your best each and every day, good things are sure to come your way.
117: Princess Tiana & Prince Naveen
118: Sword in the Stone
119: We ate our last dinner at Disney's Crystal Palace
120: The last character we saw for the week was Piglet & we finally got a smile on Hudsen's face!
122: And at last I see the light And it's like the fog has lifted And at last I see the light And it's like the sky is new And it's warm and real and bright And the world has somehow shifted All at once everything looks different, now that I see you
125: We ended our last night at Magic Kingdom getting a good laugh on the laugh floor with Mike & Sully! After we enjoyed their comedian show, we went and enjoyed some last rides together. | Families who laugh together, stay together!
126: This is a photo I wanted the whole trip and it took the whole week for us to find someone to take it and for the timing to be perfect!
127: We are all buckled up and ready for Ariel's Undersea Adventure
129: Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? | I do not understand how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad?
130: We are all ready to ride on Peter Pan's Flight
131: come true | a
132: The sword is called an excalibur. If you are the lucky person that is able to pull the sword out of the stone you are king for the day.
134: “we must take care of our families Wherever we find them.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
135: “Cherish your human connections – your relationships with friends and family.” – Barbara Bush | We got the privilege to meet Frank Dux. The movie Blood Sport was based off of his life.
136: Our sleeping beauty didn't move an inch all night long! Our little prince slept nice and snug too. All rested to start packing to leave the happiness place on earth!
137: As we were trying to CLEAN the room and pack, some little boy thought he need some tissues. That's what room keeping is for right? | MaKena got this Ariel cookie as a treat. No one wanted to eat it because it looked so perfect!
142: Catching our last Florida rays before heading home!
143: BREEZE | O C E A N
144: Naps for Hudsen!
146: Hanging out on the beach with the family- we couldn't ask for anything more!
147: MISSION BEACH
149: ADVENTURE | S E A S I D E
150: FISH | SWIMMING | W I T H T H E
153: Medieval Times was a great experience! We were apart of the red team. Our knight in shinning armor was very handsome. He thought MaKena was a princess and tossed her a flower. We had ribs for dinner and Hudsen loved them so much he started eating the bone.
154: Cherish yesterday... Dream tomorrow... Live TODAY. | FAMILY | The big fat green hulk
155: Downtown Disney
156: Life is a journey, not a destination. RALPH WALDO EMERSON | We thought we would never get home! We didn't have any construction the whole trip until on our way back and crossed the Ohio border...
157: The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. SAINT AUGUSTINE