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Old 10-14-2010, 12:55 PM   #31
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At check-in, we asked which restaurants they recommended. Rock Bottom was one of them, and after looking at their menu, we decided to give it a try. They gave us a 10% off coupon to use there. The hotel offered shuttle service so after we freshened up & Nathan & Peter put on their jerseys, we headed down to the lobby to catch a ride.






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Of course, as soon as we got out of the van, more Bears fans came up to us to talk about the game. Nathan was in heaven! Everyone was high fiving & introducing themselves & asking us where we were from & how far everyone had come for the game, and so on and so on. We hadn't even seen the game yet & Nathan was already saying that this was an awesome trip! It was then that I started to realize that everyone has different loves/obsessions. As much as Nathan & Logan had enjoyed our trip to WDW in Jan., they just aren't as obsessed with it as I am. I can get frustrated sometimes when others aren't as enthusiastic as I am or just don't get into the whole Disney thing. But this is his passion-I guess that's how Nathan feels about his love of sports. Anyway, it made me so happy seeing Nathan happy & having such a wonderful time!
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The restaurant was very busy & the wait was going to be 30-40 mins, but we were fine waiting & chatting with everyone. It wasn't long before we were seated. We all 3 ordered sweet tea, which we and drink everyday at home. We decided on the combo for an appetizer: buffalo wings, tortilla chips w/ dip, & egg rolls-which were soooo yummy! Peter got the NY Strip w/mashed potatoes & veggies, I got the Hawiian Chicken w/grilled pineapple, served with rice & veggies, & Nathan got the brick oven pizza (pepp/sausage). The food & service was excellent. I really wanted to take food pictures, but they both rolled their eyes at the same time, and gave me the look....so I decided it was best not to....only in Disney huh?
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After dinner, we called for the shuttle. We saw the horse/carriages passing by & I really wanted to ride, but the men weren't interested so I gave in. I had taken the carriage ride around Central Park when I went to NY with an all ladies bus group. I thought it would be fun, but they wanted to head back to the hotel. When we got back, Peter watched tv while Nathan went down to the business center to get on the computer. He only had his iTouch with him, so he couldn't get connected in the room. I took a bubble bath & put my jammies on. Peter went down to get Nathan around 11pm & we all soon turned in for the night. Did I mention that I really loved having our own room????
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What a great room! And that's great that you could walk to the stadium.

I do know what you mean about being outnumbered. I don't mind sports but DH isn't into football (futbol or soccer yes) so I don't have to endure it.
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I do know what you mean about being outnumbered. I don't mind sports but DH isn't into football (futbol or soccer yes) so I don't have to endure it.

Thanks for reading along. How is everything going with Lukas & Dylan? How are you doing?
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I must say, this trip was awesome! The weather was gorgeous, the hotel was way more than we expected, & dinner was delicious! And we met some really nice people all throughout our stay. Then another surprise-breakfast! Coming up!
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We slept like babies in our comfy beds. Peter & I got up first, showered & got ready. Nathan soon woke up & got ready. We were all ready to go down for breakfast by 8:30 am. We knew a "hot" breakfast was included, but didn't know what they had to offer.

Nathan headed straight to the waffle station. Not your ordinary waffle station....there were bowls of chocolate chips, blueberries, & other stuff to add to your waffles, as well as powdered sugar to sprinkle, bottles of caramel & strawberry sauce, & whipped cream. Peter & I went over to the buffet & started filling our plates. We skipped the oatmeal which was already prepared & kept warm. There were bowls of walnuts, cranberries, & other stuff to put on that. Then there was sausage , biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, home fries with bowls of sour cream, salsa, etc, as toppings. Next station had fresh fruit, yogarts, and yogart & blueberry parfaits topped with granola. There was a bread station-the usual toast, bagels, muffins, but they also had slices of banana bread. Beverages included 3 kinds of juice, coffees, cappuccinos, chocolate & reg milk. I'm sure I missed a few items, but this is what I remember. It was sooooo good! I managed to get a quick picture before Nathan came back with his plate. What an awesome hotel this is!!!!

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