Vacation Countdown is on!

Contemporary Resort & Bay Lake Towers

Guess where Pete and I are Staying in Janauary! The Contemporary Resort! I am so excited. We got it all booked last night! I can not wait to wake up looking at the Magic Kingdom every morning!!! We booked a Magic Kingdom view of course. I am so excited to be staying right on the Monorail too!

Look at this Hotel! The Monorail runs right through the center of it.

Contemporary Resort & Bay Lake Towers

Contemporary Resort & Bay Lake Towers

I can not wait to see the fireworks from my room!

Contemporary Resort & Bay Lake Towers

We will also have the choice to take a boat to the park if we would like.

It is going to be a long wait. We still may squeeze a trip in during 2010. Depends on vacation time and stuff. But Only 10 months or so until my wonderful 10 Night vacation!!!

Woody’s Roundup!

This past weekend Pete and I went on a crazy overnight trip, we got Alyssa a bunch of “Prizes” (Surprises). LOL Last night I picked her up from Day Care and brought her to my house and we gave her her gifts. Pete Pulled itout of the bag and she clapped her little hands and screamed “A Woody Shirt”! we told her they were PJ’s and she started ripping her clothes off. I had to tell her she needed a bath first! LOL Then She turned around and I had her very own Cowboy hat for her! She wore the hat all night. Even while eating dinner!

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Here we were typing. She sets up our old Keyboard and mouse next to mine on the desk and does her work while I do mine. LOL

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We also had to watch Toy Story before bath time. LOL

Then it was Woody time!

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She ran to put her hat on before I could even dry her hair off, or comb it! LOL

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I asked her if she was Jesse and she told me “No, I Woody, see Star”! LOL She pointed to her Sheriff’s Star! LOL

When we went in my room to comb her hair she had to jump on the bed while I sang “No More Monkey’s Jumping on the Bed”.

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Pete then gave her her new shoes we bought her. Shell Toe Adidas! Sooo Cute!

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She had a bit more work to do on the compuer before we could leave.

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Look at those fingers! LOL

It was getting late and I had to take her home. Hugs and Kisses before she left!

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She insisted on wearing the hat….She kept it on all the way home!

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Think she is spoiled much? Nahh!!!!

Our New House!

So I never really posted pictures of the house once we moved in. After my company left today I took a few quick pictures. I thought I would share them. We still have alot of decorating to do and have NO window treatments at all. Why are curtians so damn expensive! UGH…Anyway…..

This is the living room or “Sitting room” as I like to call it. There is no TV in here it is for entertaining guests and sitting around talking and all. We need something on the wall behind the sofa sooo desperately. I have no idea what and I will be open to any and all suggestions.

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This is looking out the front door.

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Hanging above the front door. I wish I could have found the bigger one that my friend Carly has.  But I love it!

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Here is a closer view of the mantle. I love it.  It is so homey!

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This one shows the kitchen bar and the sofa (again I need something for the wall!)  Suggest suggest!

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This is the hallway.  At the end is our wedding picture…my favorite.  I also have a script metal thing that says “Love” to hang above the picture.  Oh and I love my glass star (Thank you Shannon, still one of my favorite  gifts ever!) hanging in the cut out. The house is great for entertaining since the livingroom, kitchen and dining rooms all open up together.

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Here is the dining room. We need to shorten the curtain rod here since the hutch takes up so much room. Also the furniture is more “country” then my taste, but my cousin knew we didn’t have a dining room set and gave it to us as a wedding gift! It works.

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This is in the dining room too. It is the catch-all for keys, purses and chargers and stuff. It is kind of behind the door.

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Look at the beautiful flowers I got at the market yesterday. Lilies, Roses and Daisies SO spring!

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What you wanna see them closer….ok…

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Here I am standing in the kitchen, See the open design. I love it. I also adore my Genair stove!!

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Did you see my Chef Alyssa picture hanging in my kitchen. I took it and blew it up. Love it!

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These are the lights hanging in the kitchen above the bar. They remind me of our honeymoon at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. You can also see the top of my fridge….I hate that it is too short, but we had the fridge only (4 years old) and nothing was wrong with it aside from being a few inches too short, so we must live with it.

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When you go down the hall way the computer room is the first room on your left.

Nothing special…kinda boring.  Excuse the messy desk!

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The Bathroom is at the end of the hall. It is tiny, but nice.  We have another in the basement that is twice this size.  We want to make the guest room smaller and expand this one one day!

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To the left of the bathroom is the guest room and the room Alyssa watches TV in. She has toys in both this room and the office. LOL Pete’s mom made us this quilt as a wedding gift. It is in the wedding ring pattern. Again no window treatments. We actually have some for here…we are working on getting them up. I need my dad’s help due to the plaster walls and hanging the brackets.

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Here is mine and Alyssa’s Disney Snow Globe collection…she tells me they are hers. LOL

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The furniture in the room was my mom’s. I couldn’t let it go and it provides so much extra space for our clothes. Here are pictures from all of my Disney trips. I still need to add one from our trip in November 2009 and one from Vanessa’s wedding in December 2009!

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Last is our room. It is to the right of the bathroom. Again no window treatments. We have them, they just are not hung yet! DAD!!!

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I must admit I NEVER make the bed except once a week when I change the sheets. The rest of the week the comforter is folded and sits in the corner. LOL

You can see my vanity in this one. I love it and don’t think I could do my hair and make up any other way. I got it when I was like 12 or 13 and it is one of my favorite things!!!  YOu can also see my antique dresser with the flat screen TV on it…LOL…My Mom refinished this dresser one summer and it is very special to me.  She worked with her two hands to restore it to its beautiful state.  SO special!

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I love our house! It is so perfect for us. We have the basement too. It is pretty rustic down there. Open beams in the ceiling. We do have carpet down there though, but you can see the pluming and electric when you look up. We plan on finishing it off within the next year or two. We want to put an Office, a Guest Room and a Family room, along with the laundry room down here. We have a Lazyboy sectional down there and our big TV some end tables, exercise bike, craft table and laundry. We hang out there most evenings.

So there you have it!!! I will post more once we finish decorating!

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Vacation: Day 5 – November 3, 2010 – MAGIC KINGDOM DAY!!!

I love the Magic Kingdom. It is my Happy Place. I love it as much as my friend Tracy Wiu hates it…LOL It is just Magical. I woke up ready to go! Alyssa…Not so much!

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Vacation – Day 4 – November 2, 2009

Day 4 – November 2, 2009

So I am going to finish this…If only so alyssa has record of her first trip!

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