We are back from Disney and trying to get back into our normal routine after having Matty off for TEN days. We had a great time in Disney, and I have alllll the pictures to prove it. For your sanity, and mine, I’m going to break the pictures up into three different posts.
Warning: If you don’t like princesses, then today’s post might not be for you!
Our flight didn’t leave until 12:30pm on Tuesday, which made for a stress free morning. We were packed up and ready to go before we even needed to be!
The moving walkways at the airport were a hit with the girls.
We made it through security with two suitcases, four backpacks, three Kindles, two little kids, one iPad . . . and a partridge in a pear tree . . . all without incident.
Did I mention that we brought the grandmas with us??
This little lady was so excited to get on the plane! She ended up sitting in a row with the grandmas.
I had this cutie pie on one side of me . . .
. . . and this one on the other.
The girls did amazing on the airplane! They weren’t phased at all and didn’t even get too antsy. We were delayed slightly because they had to de-ice the plane, and Emmy asked when the plane was going to finally “blast off,” which we thought was hilarious.
We made it to the hotel!
We stayed at the Port Orleans French Quarter, and it was decorated beautifully.
They were slightly excited.
We dropped our stuff in our rooms and hopped on a boat to head over to Disney Springs to explore and grab some dinner.
We were a little nervous about how Emmy would do sleeping in a bed instead of a crib for the first time . . . but she slept great all four nights! I wish I could say the same for Matty and me. Do all kids move around in bed as much as our girls?!
Wednesday morning we were up bright and early to catch the bus to the Magic Kingdom.
Honestly, we couldn’t have asked for a better transportation experience. The longest we had to wait for any bus was only like ten minutes.
We made it!!
It’s the happiest place on Earth, Lucy! Get with the program!
We watched the opening show and then started all things princess right away. We started off with Elena and Cinderella. I wasn’t sure how the girls would react, but there was no shortage of smiles and hugs!!
I love this picture!
Next, we rode the teacups and Dumbo.
We stopped to get a snack at Gaston’s Tavern, and Emily really wanted to meet Gaston which surprised me.
He was definitely entertaining!
Next, we met Buzz Lightyear and Lucy was so happy to show him her new Flounder stuffy!
We had a Fast Pass for the Buzz Lightyear ride, and the girls were super excited to defeat Zurg. Oma really got into it too!
We had reservations for a late lunch at Cinderella’s castle, and she was there to greet us when we walked in.
The castle restaurant was very nice. When we got seated, they gave all the girls these giant wands and the boys swords. Fun, but slightly annoying. There’s a ton of people, lots of overly excited kiddos, and fancy, breakable china . . . and someone thought it would be a good idea to pass out whacking sticks to everyone?!
Once lunch began, the princesses started arriving at our table.
Emily could not have cared less about Snow White, and it was hilarious. She was so into her coloring that we couldn’t even get her to look up.
Thankfully, she had finished coloring by the time Aurora got to our table.
Each child also got a plastic wishing star and there was a cute little wishing ceremony. Lucy was probably wishing that those green beans would disappear.
They were so excited to show Ariel their new Flounder and Sebastian stuffies!
Fun fact: Emmy had just made a very dirty diaper, but I didn’t want to risk missing the last (and the girls’ favorite) princess, so I waited to change her. Sorry, Jasmine!!
Then we rode the Carousel and the Peter Pan ride.
It was starting to get dark, and the castle was so pretty!
My phone doesn’t take good night pictures. The trees and decorations were stunning. I can’t believe how beautiful everything was!
We watched the Frozen show where Elsa made the castle go from this . . .
. . . to this! It was beautiful!
After the show we rode Aladdin’s Magic Carpet ride and then called it a night. We were all exhausted!
Lucy wanted a little photo shoot with her stuffies before bed. Each night the girls got CRAZY as soon as we got back to the hotel. Getting them into the tub and then into their jammies was challenging all of the nights, but thankfully they fell right asleep once we finally got them in bed.
And that was just our first full day!
Check back on Thursday to read all about our Epcot adventures.