Saturday, November 3, 2012

47 More Days!

I haven't been in the mood to write much lately.  This has been a very tough year for our family.

Our family had decided to take a break and do Disneyland every 2 years.  So we were not planning 
a trip this year.  In April we lost a very dear friend, suddenly.  It was heartbreaking and reminded me that we need to live each day to the fullest.

I got on the phone and immediately called the DVC and made our reservations for December. I called my sister in law who lives in Georgia to see if she and her family would come out again this year.  She said "yes" and that made my day.  We are surprising her 8 year old, she has no idea.  

This year will be special too because we are bringing my parents, who are in their 80's.  My dad is in a scooter and can't walk so he hasn't been to the parks in about 7 years.  I am excited for them to be with our whole family and enjoy the Christmas spirit at the "Happiest Place on Earth."  My dad is excited to go on that ride that takes him over the Golden Gate Bridge (Soarin) and to have a glass of wine in that bar in the Grand Californian.   Life will be good and it will be a special time with all of us together.

Made some lunch reservations at the new Carthay Circle Restaurant.....looking forward to that.
 Can't wait to get my  80 + mom back on Tower of Terror.  She was so proud of herself for riding it last time.

So 47 day to go and ready for some fabulous memories and happy times.  God knows we need them.

Have a Magical Day!

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Disneyland with my friend 2012

I recently returned from a 3 day trip to my favorite place.  My friend has been asking me to go and the timing was never right.  It really wasn't right this time either but I said "yes".  She and her husband were staying at the Villa's at the Grand Californian and they had an extra room.  They were getting ready to sail to Hawaii on the Disney Wonder for 15 days and decided to go to Disneyland a few days early. 

I had a great time.  They surprised me and took me to lunch at Club 33.  It was so yummy.  The next day we met up with some of their friends and had lunch at the Blue Bayou.  One of their friends is a long time Disney employee who draws Donald Duck.  Very nice people.  They were all sailing together on the ship.

It was back to reality on day 3 and I flew home.  I sure enjoyed my mini vacation at my favorite place.

Have a Magical Day!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Missing Disneyland this Weekend

I have really been missing Disneyland lately...... I know I was just there in December.  Disneyland is my "glass of wine"...since I don't drink.  It takes me to my happy place.

I was asked to go down with some friends this weekend.  Their son is playing college basketball and has two games in the Los Angeles area this weekend.  They are planning on spending Saturday at the "Happiest Place on Earth" and invited myself and my daughter to join them.  I was so excited until I started pricing flights......I think because I wasn't buying a 7 day advanced tickets, the prices were ridiculous.  $365.00 round trip from Sacramento.....crazy....I could go to New York for that.  That is what my friends paid for 2 tickets.  So my "spur of the moment" trip isn't happening and I am depressed.  It would have been fun to watch the basketball games and spend a day at my favorite place.  

I will have to be there in my dreams.

Have a magical day!