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      I just love your TRs Vikki . Ben is so cute, but Ava is just too adorable . I could just softly tweak her cheeks right through the screen ! SweeT ! Ben is getting so big . I love how you surprised him and would love to see Ava flapping over Mickey . Glad you got to meet up with Bec . How cool is that . Since I was suppose to be leaving tomorrow for WDW I'm going to really enjoy all these TRs with the fabulous pictures . We stayed at Saratoga Springs Resort at WDW last year and loved it .





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      Great report!
      I wanna see Ava flap!

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      Tuesday 16th August (continued):

      After a very nice chill out (and a Bud) in the room, we headed out to Epcot. This is my absolute favourite park, so I was really looking forward to going back here, even though it wouldn’t be for very long today.

      There were really long waits for everything, so we decided to just go on Living With The Land as this was closed on our last visit. It was a real shame it’s not a ‘real’ person narrating it anymore. Ben must have asked about a million questions as we were going through this ride (something that was to become a bit of a habit), at least he’s taking an interest I suppose

      We had an ADR (Advance Dining Reservations) for Garden Grill. We’d been there on our last trip and it was by far the best character meal we’d ever had, so decided to book it for our first night As usual it was absolutely heaving, but we were seated within abut 20 minutes, which wasn’t too bad really

      Ava wasn’t too sure what was going on here but she enjoyed it all the same

      Ben got to use his autograph book for the first time as well, which he really got into during the holiday







      The characters seemed a lot more rushed than the last time we were here, which was a shame, but the server was fantastic and ensured we saw everyone during our visit.

      The food was lovely, very simple, but delicious Ava tried a little bit of everything, as per usual. Afraid the only thing I managed to get a photo of before it was ravaged, was this



      Now, unfortunately, Ben started playing up a bit during this meal. Usually his behaviour is pretty good, but he really was a pain! I don’t know if it had just all got a bit much for him, but he just wasn’t behaving the way he normally does. I was quite upset with him to be perfectly honest. I know he has no idea about the value of things yet, but I felt as though he was being totally ungrateful. Anthony’s contact lenses happened to be playing him up a bit, so we decided Anthony would take Ben back to the room, and make him believe he wouldn’t be going to see Logan that night (which we’d had arranged). We hoped that would kick him into touch a bit, and be like the Ben we know again. His behaviour really did spoil the meal though, which was a shame.

      So whilst Anthony took Ben back, I went for a wander around the World Showcase with Ava, she promptly dropped off to sleep so I really did just have a good amble round. I found where the baby care centre is, which would be useful for our next visit

      We took the monorail around the Grand Floridian where we were due to meet Bec and family. We had a bit of a treat planned for here…..well, I think bit of a treat is an understatement! I’d had a message from our wonderful Paula asking if we’d like to join them on a Wishes cruise to help celebrate her birthday. We were only too happy to oblige of course! She then told me that it would not be any normal Wishes cruise (although I’m not sure any of them are normal to be honest!), this would be a cruise on the Grand One!!!! Yes, seriously!!!!

      So, we met up with everyone around 8.30pm, including a very sorry for himself Ben Tracy and family also joined us, with a very exciting celebrity meet from her cruise……I’ll let her fill you all in, I wouldn’t want to spoil her thunder

      On board, and the boat was absolutely wonderful! The crew were also fab, really lovely guys Alec was a particularly good barman, and made sure that everyone was thoroughly spoiled There was a wonderful cake for Paula!



      We pulled up to watch the Water Pageant



      I always find it very twee, but good fun all the same

      It was soon time to get our prime position for Wishes Alec was ready with champagne for us all (yes, we were spoiled even more). Oh my goodness, it was amazing! Some of us watched it from downstairs and some went to the upper deck. I stayed downstairs with Ava, I wasn’t sure what she’d make of the fireworks, and wanted to be ready to go inside if need be. I needn’t have worried, she loved it!

      Took about a million photos, and here are some of the best



















      Have to admit, I did have a little tear in my eye watching this, it was just so perfect I made a little promise to myself that this would be the only time I watched Wishes on this trip as I don’t think any other viewing could have been more perfect than this. Words just can’t really describe how special it was.

      Felt obliged to take a few piccies inside the boat





      It really was incredible!



      It was such a special treat and I really can’t thank Alec enough for arranging it

      We went around to have a little drink and the boys had a play. By this time it was getting pretty late and I think the flight was finally catching up with us, so we said our goodbyes. I was so pleased Anthony had valet parked as we were back to Saratoga Springs Resort at WDW and asleep in no time after an incredible first evening at WDW, I really don’t think anything will ever beat that!

      Chevvy count points for today:
      Ben: 12
      Anthony: 10
      Me: 5 (the boys got them all before me!).

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      The boat and the fireworks look fantastic its sounds wonderful


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      What a lovely treat.
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      Another great report!

      Love all the pics, glad you enjoyed the Grand 1. I wonder if anyone ever uses that bed?

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      There were 4 beds on the Grand1. A set of bunk beds, and 2 doubles. Couldn't believe how they managed to get them in there and 2 bathrooms. The boat was amazing, I had such a great time and wonderful company. Thanks again Paula and Alec for inviting us to share this with you. Me and Ben watched Wishes again later in the holiday when we went out for an evening and just reminded me of what a great time we had :)
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      Brill installment!!!

      It was such a treat. Paula and Alec you really did spoil us. I felt the bees knees on that Yacht. You were so kind to us all and were so welcoming to my parents too. Thanks to you Vik and P for telling my mother the water was magic.

      I loved when Ben and Logan were trying to dig up one of the trees in the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa at Walt Disney World "looking for treasure" um yes.

      Ben and Logan were so cute holding hands going on to the yacht too!

      The cake was divine!!! I could eat a slice now!!!

      Loving the trippie hun. Thanks!







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      I think I have a pic of them holding hands somewhere.....
      The water was magic wasn't it?

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