Saturday, August 1, 2009

Happier Things

We had a wonderful extended weekend in Orlando with Grant's family. It almost didn't go off as smoothly as we had planned. When Grant and I got to the airport Saturday morning at 6:30am, the lines were outside the building. When we were standing in the security line, they started paging us over the loud speakers for our final boarding call. They were reading our names 3 or 4 times and we were just standing there helpless. Through some begging, pleading, and all out cutting in line, we were SPRINTING through the airport, running to our gate.... no one was there. We hopped over a rope, ran down the jetway, and onto the plane. We were the last people on the plane and I was breathing like a chain smoker!! Praise the Lord that we got there on time and miraculously our baggage got there with us!

I am now going to put some pictures up... they are in no particular order because I am too lazy to get these in chronological order. Let's begin, shall we?

Here is Chase and Ronda taking Evan and Emily on their very first ride at Disney World!! The 5 month old little ones were so good and low maintenance. I adore them :)

Me and my little snuggler. We love to nap together.

Look at his little face!

I love that castle. It still makes me smile when I walk into the park.

Late Sunday night, Grant and I went back to the park from 10:00 thru 1:00am. It was so fun and we got to ride alot of rides.

Here is Isabella on her 8th birthday!! Isabella was the flower girl in our wedding and she is getting so big! She loved Disney World and had the best 8th birthday ever.

I've always loved Pluto...

Based on his legs, would you agree that Pinocchio is a woman? Those don't look like boy legs to me.

Here are Grant's parents who made this whole trip possible!! We had a wonderful time and are so glad we got to spend so much quality time with them. Thanks for the trip! We love you :) And aren't they just so precious?!

Our Emmy girl smilin' so big! Is she not the most adorable thing you've ever seen?!

It really is a small castle...

Ronda and Bell on the teacups...

Wendy and Cosmo! Wendy is Grant's first cousin... we so loved spending time with them and their precious girls, Isabella and Sofia. It was really fun to experience Disney World with children. We love you guys!

TALL castle.

Sweet Sofia! She is 2 years old and such a delight. The girl has no fear and will try anything. She cracked me up the whole time :)

Oh, and we got a really special treat! My friend Shane is a Blue Man in the Blue Man Group. We have done many plays together (we were Romeo and Juliet!) and I am so proud of how far he has gone! He got us tickets and Grant and I were able to go see him perform live. It was SO COOL to see him all blue and doing something so awesome. We were thrilled and got to talk to him a little bit backstage afterwards! It was a highlight.

And there ya have it folks!


  1. Lovin all the pics! Thanks so much for the recap, Jen! Love you!

  2. Oh I love Disney
    It looks like ya'll had a blast!
    Those babies are DARLING!
    Much love sweet jen!!

  3. Love the pictures, sounds like you all had a blast! I've been to Disney LAND in Paris, but I've yet to visit disneyWORLD, I feel I am missing out :)

  4. Sounds like a very fun trip. I want to go back to Disney World!

  5. What a fun trip!!! I can't wait till Caroline is old enough to go!! :)