BC: Hollywood Studios December 29, 2009
FC: December 21, 2009
1: December 21, 2009 At Downtown Disney after spending the day at Animal kingdom. The old car we parked next to, and the vehicle we rented to get around Florida
2: One of our favorite stores.. The Lego store!!
4: The Lego Store has all kinds of displays done with lego's. I got the girls a house to go with their horse stable.
5: At The World of Disney Store, We bought a photo frame, but not these hats!!
6: Some of the window displays. Just amazing!
7: December 22, 2009 We slept in! Then ate breakfast at our resort and finally had the opportunity to explore the resort.
8: Grandma bought the girls hair wraps for their Christmas present.
9: Exploring "Port Orleans Riverside"
10: So sad to have to check out!
11: Then we went to Downtown Disney
12: We all had fun at the Harley-Davidson Store!
13: Vroom, Vroom!
14: At Downtown Disney. The decorations in each store were amazing. Everywhere you looked there were decorations
17: The girls and I found many pins to buy!
18: The toy store is so much fun!
19: A pen set that represented Aria! She was our Dumbo as a baby b/c of the "Baby Mine" song, then she was our "Stitch" as a toddler, Now she is our "Tinker Bell"
20: Time for some lunch at the "Earl of Sandwich". I loved the fireplace and bookshelves!
21: More of Downtown Disney's Christmas Decorations!
22: Christmas Statues in Downtown Disney
23: Goofy's candy Shop!
24: With Pooh, Tigger and Piglet statues near "Pooh's Corner" store at Downtown Disney.
25: At | In front of "The World of Disney" store, with our favorite "Stitch" on top!
26: After shopping we went to Disney Quest. It has all kinds of video games!
27: The many levels of Disney Quest
28: Playing the "Mighty Ducks Pinball Slam" | Aria did good on pinball!
29: "Classic Games" | Riding "The Typhoon"
30: Nancy Snoozing! We wore her out!
31: The "Living Easel"s | Alexis and Aria together made a song at "Radio Disney's Song Maker"
32: CyberSpace Mountain! | Inside the simulator
33: On CyberSpace Mountain you first use a computer to design your Roller coaster, then you go into the simulator and get to ride the roller coaster you made! People on the outside get to see you b/c of the camera's inside and the monitor on the outside
34: Jeff and the girls riding the "Virtual Jungle cruise", while I waited in line for the "Pirates of the Caribbean
35: We wore 3-d goggles and shot (lasered) at the enemies trying to capture our ship. It was fun! Jeff also got to "steer" the boat so it also moved
36: The Disney Quest Emporium | Playing one last game!
37: December 23, 2010 In Wildwood at Bob's mobile home park. The clubhouse and some of the residents Christmas decorations
38: Playing Shuffleboard! | We ate dinner at Cici's Pizza. It was a pizza buffet. Delicious! I wish we had one around here. In the background they are playing Texas Hold-Em Poker!
39: We went to Leesburg to see the decorations they had in their village park
40: The park was large. We walked through and saw all the light displays. The lights make it feel like Christmas even in Florida!
41: This tree changed colors and "danced" to the music. Very Pretty!
42: After the village park we went to a mobile home park where they all decorate their homes. It was amazing all the decorations!
45: After the mobile home park we went to this farm that is all decorated. they also had a whole wooden village set up decorated also. So beautiful!
47: December 24th, 2010 | The clubhouse decorated for Christmas dinner | We went and walked around "the Villages" | The Villages is a huge mobile home community of upscale doublewides and some houses. They have their own stores, movie theatre and restaurants.
48: We went to see "Alvin and the Chipmunks The Squekquel" It was such a cute movie! | The fancy golfcarts were all over the Villages
49: Christmas Eve 2010 | Cookies for Santa
50: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days | Christmas Eve 2009 In Wildwood Florida
51: Alexis & Aria opening their presents. | Christmas 2010
52: Presents from each other. Jeff gave me a necklace!
53: Dear Santa, I can explain... | Christmas 2009 I-Pods from Santa
54: z | z | Christmas Day 2009 | We went to afternoon mass, then came home and made dinner. It was a nice relaxing Christmas. We went for a walk in the evening | Feeding the cows in the pasture across the road from Bob's. They love oranges!
55: The Smith's Christmas Day 2009 Wildwood Florida
56: Janet, Peggy, Nancy & Brenda
57: December 26, 2009 We went to Callahan, FL to see my relatives.
58: Riding on Janet's horse Wort | Aria was so excited to ride all by herself in the horse ring
59: Janet's fireplace and the picture of Tony with his horse.
60: The girls loved the horses | "Sunny", such a sweetheart!
61: Janet's horse stable. Presents from Aunt Peggy. Alexis lovin' the horses. | Alexis was lovin' Indigo and Sunny ( the biggest flirts)
62: December 27th, 2009 In Callahan Florida At Janet Wentworth's house. | Janet let the girls & I ride her horse "Wort". She also had 4 young horses that still have to be saddle broke.
63: Uncle Bob & Aunt Peggy | We all loved riding "Wort." The weather in florida was very cool for this time of the year
64: Going for a wagon ride on Tony's other property. He has pine trees, cows, and wild pigs there. | A Banana Spider, by the pig pen
65: Janet, Karen, Aunt Peggy (Mom's sister), & Uncle Bob | Me,Aria, Jeff, Alexis,& My Mom,
66: December 28, 2009 | The girls swimming at the mobile home parks pool. | In the afternoon we went to the our favorite places to go to when in Wildwood
67: At the Russell Stovers candy store | Feeding the ducks | playing shuffleboard | I played BINGO at the clubhouse and won a game. I got $15.00! it was fun!
68: December 29, 2009 | We had one day left on our park passes, We brought Jeff's dad with us to Hollywood Studios
69: We saw all the things we missed the other day. The HSM3 show was on when we got there. The girls loved the singing and dancing
70: Eating an early lunch at the SciFi Cafe | The kids loved the theme of the restaurant
71: Seeing the "Power Rangers" over near the back lot | We saw the Muppet 3D show
72: On the back lots tour. The famous mouse ears water tower.
73: Aria really wanted to sing but you need to be 14yrs old.
74: The Great Movie Ride
75: Alexis really wanted to see this show! We had good seats, She took the bottom picture of the car going through the fire.
76: Then we grabbed dinner to bring in with us while we waited to watch the show
77: We all loved watching "Beauty and the Beast" The costumes are amazingly beautiful.
79: The Finale Belle loves the Beast and he is turned back into a Prince.
80: Jeff's Dad was amazed by the lights too.
81: Even seeing the lights a second time we were all still so mesmerized by them. I loved watching them "dance" when the music played.
82: There are so many lights! When the tree turned all blue, I just fell in love with it!
83: The lights definitly make the holidays feel festive while in normally sunny Florida
84: Aria especially loved it when it snowed | Alexis loved watching the lights dance
85: We would have stayed there all night, but we had fast passes for the toy story ride.
88: Another reason I wanted to come back to Hollywood Studios! | Jeff and his dad, Bob having fun!
89: "Toy Story" this ride is so much fun! It's like a video carnival target game. In different games you shoot darts, pie's, pellets, & balls, then you score points | Alexis and Nancy's scores
90: In the character area, when we first went in it was "Woody" then they switched to "Buzz"
91: Alexis & Aria with "Buzz Lightyear" from "Toy Story"
92: The ending to another perfect day! And the ending to another perfect Florida trip! We had such a wonderful time, I loved seeing all the Christmas decorations and special Christmas activities that Disney World had to offer. The next day we had a smooth flight home, while we were gone New York had a lot of snow, we came home to a white New Year .