Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Disney 2009 - day one

We flew out of Chicago early Sunday morning dressed in pants and sweatshirts and curled up in blankets.  We landed in Orlando and could feel the heat and humidity as soon as we stepped off of the plane.  We arrived to our resort, The Disney Polynesian.  The resort was amazing and we felt as if EVERYTHING was taken care of by Disney.  We were going to be celebrating Olivia's birthday that week and they gave Olivia her birthday button to wear all week.  Every cast member throughout the rest of the trip made it a point to tell Olivia Happy Birthday which made her feel like such a princess.  In addition to this, she got a cupcake with every sit down meal and they would sing happy birthday to her and she blew out her candle.

After taking a brief rest in our hotel, we got ready and went to Magic Kingdom.  Upon our arrival, this is what we saw

The Disney Castle with a beautiful rainbow to the right of it.  I honestly had tears in my eyes as I walked down Main Street USA.  I was completely amazed at the details that go into the store fronts, streets and costumes - it's just such a magical place!

We got to enjoy the "Celebrate" parade on Main Street USA and Olivia and Brian danced in the streets with the cast members.  Disney definitely knows how to put together an awesome parade!   After the parade we went to dinner at the Liberty Tree Tavern where Olivia was treated to her first happy birthday song and birthday cupcake and candle.  After dinner we were captivated by the most magical fireworks show in front of Cinderella's Castle.  After the show, I was ready to go enjoy some rides and stay up really late - the park was open that night until 11PM, but Olivia was tuckered out by 10 and requesting to go back to the hotel so she could go to sleep.

1 comment:

mommy25now! said...

mmmm..mmm.. counting the days! Thanks for weting my appetite! I think I'm the most excited one in the house!