So you only have to say ‘I’m so glad you had fun’ once.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

This year was a 180 degree difference from last year.

It was a full weekend instead of one night.

It was three theme parks instead of one.

It was happiness and laughter and relaxation and pure, unadulterated joy – instead of… well… something else entirely.

It was magic. Corny, cheesy, commercialized to perfection magic.

I cannot say thanks enough to our friend, Caroline, who dragged her butt out of bed Saturday and Sunday, after working overnight shifts, so that we could get into the parks for free. Without her, this perfect weekend would not have been possible.

The four of us are humbled and overwhelmed by your generosity.

Well, the three of us. Emma, to be honest with you, has no idea what the big deal is. And why she didn’t get a freaking balloon with a Mickey Mouse head in it, by the way.

Devin’s Birthday at Disney World from MissBritt on Vimeo.

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  1. avitable says:

    I’m so glad you had fun! Your recap abilities, however, suck. Seriously, c’mon. Two full days at Disney, and that’s it?

    This is why I should just follow you around 24/7.

  2. Does Emma yell, “Mommy, you forgot to drive!” often?

  3. Lin says:

    It looks as if you all had a great time. of course now I realized I have to get off my lazy ass and get a job. No, my family doesn’t NEED money…. but a vacation next year at Disney is obviously what Gunner NEEDS for his 6th birthday. Glad Devin had a great birthday. (Loved the matching striped shirts)

  4. Robin says:

    I am so glad you guys had fun… :)

    Can I have your address via e-mail? I am sending out my holiday cards and wanted to send you one…

    Thanks

  5. SciFi Dad says:

    I’m so glad you had fun.

    (As an aside, this post was the best post ever written. I’m going to read it again and again.)

  6. Dawn says:

    I’m thrilled that you all had such a great time! Awesome!

    And your kids? Absolutely delicious. Such sweetness.

  7. WTF? Are you texting to Twitter while in the race car with your son?

  8. Lisa says:

    I love Disney and all of it’s magical corniness. I’m glad everyone had a great time and that it redeemed last year.

  9. Finn says:

    OK, all my comments have been stolen by others, including the text/Twitter thing.

    So… your hair looks fabulous.

  10. My Flip is the shiz. Every parent needs one.

    You’re making me miss Disney, and making me realize we don’t need to go very often to keep the magic. So, now I don’t feel so bad for not going in the last 2 years.

  11. Awesome. Here’s the required, “So glad you had fun!”

    Love the pic of you & the hubs in your shades. Cuteness!

  12. Faiqa says:

    Will you be my Mommy? ;) Happy Birthday to Devin.

  13. Hilly says:

    How did you know that I was going to say that I am so glad you guys had fun? Are you a mind reader???

    Happy Birthday to Devin (late but I steal mean it!)

  14. Kori says:

    Freaking cool. All the way around.

  15. Donna says:

    well it looks like you had a blast. I’m glad it was better than last year.

  16. yay! so glad you had fun!!

    did you squeeze devin for me?

    how about BOTH of my dogs love when you and emma laugh??!?! it was a party up in here for a minute. thanks!

  17. Musing says:

    The look on Devin’s face when you asked him if he liked Disney so far…priceless!

  18. Awesome, just awesome. I remember when my son was that age and it’s just so magical. Oh – and I’m so glad you guys had fun! ;)

  19. Courtney says:

    Heh. I’m so glad you had fun. :P

    I really am, though. I think Disneyland is blast, but I’ve never been to Disney World. I can only imagine that it’s just as much if not more fun.

  20. Carolina says:

    As cheesy corny as it sounds. seeing your compilation video was like a refresher as to why I work at Disney… aside from all the crappy days, its knowing families are smiling and actually having fun :)

  21. Carolina says:

    … dont let James know his girlfriend actually has a heart. It might let him down quite a bit. We cant harm such a fragile soul such as his ;)

  22. martymankins says:

    I love Disney World. I was there last December and know how cool that place is. Glad to hear everyone had fun.

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