The Disney Diaries

You knew this post was coming, right?  Our vacation was wonderful, but, of course, had its mishaps too.  Some things worked great.  Others, not so much.  Here’s how it all went down.

We pre-paid our hotel almost a year ago through a time-share sales-pitch offer.  We didn’t buy into their program, but ended up purchasing a one-week trial at any of their resorts.  One happened to be in Orlando, where we knew we planned on going when Matt graduated.  It ended up being about $115 a night, which was more than 50% off their regular nightly rates, and we LOVED it when we arrived.  We had 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a full kitchen, washer/dryer, balcony over a lake and 3 pools, master suite… awesome.  And it was 1-5 miles from any of of the Disney parks.  So nice and so convenient.  Clark said he wanted to live there.

So, anyway, when we got there and it was 70+degrees and our place was so nice, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven.  We spent the first day there just relaxing, eating a doughnut picnic at the Orlando temple, swimming in the hotel pool, reading books on the balcony, and grocery shopping.  Continue reading