Saturday, May 18, 2013
Some shade. The boy likes green, can you tell? He wore this twice this week, but I'm pretty sure not out of the house.
We found a giant fuzzy caterpillar walking home from school.
This was after our carpets and floor was cleaned. You can still see puddles on the floor, and our furniture was in the garage, so we had a snack on a towel.
He secretly loves her.
He also secretly loves Greek food.
What's this? A present for me? It was exactly what I asked for: a boy in his swimming suit. (No, really. I asked for that when he gave me the previous present, which was his stuffed alligator, Swampy.)
Monday, May 13, 2013
Here are some stats on our Disney visits this past year.
Starting with 5 days on our house-hunting trip, followed by 6 weeks of living in Utah. Then, nearly every Saturday, and once during most weeks.
We made 41 visits by the six month mark, the same number we did our entire first year of having passes, and kept up the pace. We went when Sienna was overdue. We went the day after Christmas (to Goofy's Kitchen!) and on New Year's Eve (visit #50).
We went on everyone's birthday (John's was the day before, because his birthday was on a Sunday) and our 9th wedding anniversary. (The DD means we parked at Downtown Disney and didn't get a parking pass.)
We went with Jodi, Franco, and Kyli; with Rachel; with Jon, Sharon, Kristan and Sarah; with Brook, Erin, Logan, Ember, Ray and Lynn; and with friends.
We had a LOT of fun.
We paid a total of $1850 for our passes. We bought Dalton's later and paid quite a bit more for it, but it's is valid until he turns 4 in another 5 months. Anyway, that works out to about $23 per visit, plus about $5/gas. Not all of us went on every visit, which technically brings the cost per visit up. John probably went just under half. Dalton went the most, I think. He only missed one or two.
There aren't a lot of things I would pay $23 for my family to go do, but that's a great deal for a day at Disneyland for the whole family!
Time to do something else. See you next year!
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Disneyland is almost over. In fact, it's done for us girls. John and Dalton are going Monday. We had a nice and disappointing day, perhaps so we won't miss it too much.
The highlight was the kids finally being chosen for the Jedi training.
Unfortunately, when it came to actual battle, Dalton got scared.
Maggie fought it out with Darth Vader!
She was especially good at the "duck" maneuver.