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Old 03-12-2011, 08:51 PM   #196
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I hear you about the snow. We have had MUCH more snow than usual, and while I usually think it is beautiful, this year I got very sick of seeing it. Glad that your principal gave the go ahead for the flight. Sounds like you have a great little "add on adventure" planned.
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Congrats on the flights!
Our winter here in MA has been awful. There is still lots of snow on the ground in spite of a few days of milder weather so I know exactly what you mean about mubblefubbles (love it!) We leave April 4 and I am really hoping that the weather will be warm with lots of sunshine. I will be sure to try and send some your way.
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Congrats on booking the flights and for the extra days!!!
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It has been a rough winter. For a while there, I think we had a major snowfall every few days. It definitely helps to have a WDW trip on the horizon! Congrats on the extra days--try to imagine the snow and cold when you're feeling the June Florida heat. Sounds so good right now!
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After finally getting some quiet time with my computer after a long/very busy week, I was so excited to see your PTR! I had been keeping an eye out for for the last few weeks As soon as I read your first trivia fact from the book I was hooked and immediately went to Amazon to get it for my kindle!! I can't wait to curl up with it tonight.

I hope the birthday girl enjoyed her big day! I can't wait to hear more of your plans!!!
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Ooooo, your trip keeps sounding better and better! I am looking forward to hearing about your plans for Universal and the WWoHP! I'm a big Potter fan, and I'm hoping that on my next trip I'll be able to add WWoHP to my WDW plans!

That Luke is a keeper! He's always on top of the great deals! First Southwest and then Universal! I need to take lessons from him!

that the winter blues go away soon!
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I hope the birthday girl enjoyed her big day! I can't wait to hear more of your plans!!!
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Ooooo, your trip keeps sounding better and better! I am looking forward to hearing about your plans for Universal and the WWoHP! I'm a big Potter fan, and I'm hoping that on my next trip I'll be able to add WWoHP to my WDW plans!

That Luke is a keeper! He's always on top of the great deals! First Southwest and then Universal! I need to take lessons from him!

that the winter blues go away soon!
I'm interesting in learning our plans for Universal, too. I really need to get planning that portion of the trip.
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I totally know what you mean! This winter at home in CT and college in RI has been tough, but I hope it will keep improving! that things keep getting better and that your trip gets here before you know it!!!
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Just caught up on your last few posts...love all the dining choices. Stefanie's list looks very much like Angel's, even though her food choices are broadening nothing beats time with her characters. I actually added the Garden Grill on for Angel's surprise b-day trip as she has been reminding me that we have not done that in quite sometime and she "loves" the dinner there.

I have heard amazing things about the bugers at Big River Grille, definitely looking forward to hearing Luke's thoughts in the TR. Watching Illuminations from the R&C is definitely the perfect spot. There is nothing better then enjoying your dessert while you sit and relax with the lights, fireworks and music. You got a great ADR time and definitely will be keeping the fingers crossed for a great outside table for you.

Glad that you are getting both Sanaa and Boma. Boma is one of my favorites as well - giving it up to try Sanaa this time but I am hoping that when we stay at AKL next year we can fit both of them in there.

Love the trivia especially about the dog - it is so funny as Jasmine mentioned once how the dog in the POC reminded her of another dog from another attraction such an interesting fact.
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Just caught up and glad that you are able to fit in Universal. Look forward to reading about those plans. Glad to her that Stefanie had a good bday. What does she have to say about going to somewhere besides WDW?
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All caught up! I love your TRs, so am very happy to see another one! Great plans so far. We would love to stay at AKL one day, but not sure when it will ever be in the cards for us (it's so expensive for a family of 5!) so I am living vicariously through you!
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Getting caught up! Love the dining choices and how everyone gets to pick their favorites! Congrats on the extra days and spending some time at . . . the other parks . . .
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How great that you were able to snag those flights!
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Nice that you could add a few more days to the beginning of your trip. Two of my girls love Harry Potter and that exhibit is calling me. Loving the trivia!
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I'm so curious to get a "Disney pros" review of Universal. We have always said it seems like we should wait until our kids are older to experience that, so I'll be excited to hear what you think!
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