This blog chronicles the miracles and struggles of our daughters, Emily and Olivia. Emily was born 15 weeks early and had many complications, but she continues to amaze us! Olivia, born in China with heart complications, is also beating the odds. She joined her forever family (us!) when she was four years old and has been doing wonderfully! UPDATE: We started homeschooling August 2009 :)

Monday, January 25, 2010

vacation pix

While I procrastinate getting back into the real world of homeschooling, laundry and our kitchen remodel, I thought I'd post some vacation pix :) We spent a chilly week in Orlando then a week on a Disney cruise (W. Carib.). A third week was spent in transit (3 day drive each way). It was too chilly to get off the ship in Key West, but we enjoyed some days in the low 70s in Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Disney's private island in the Bahamas. In spite of the arctic blast, we got a few warm days and still had a great time. The girls want to know when we're going on a Disney cruise again already!

They never tired of seeing the characters! Here is Cinderella at Epcot.
The girls got their faces painted at our resort while I used my (May) birthday spa gift certificate. Ahh...what a nice treat!!
Not sure what Emily was...looks like a butterfly, but there was a spider between her eyes??
Andy and the girls at dinner on the Disney cruise. You can't see them here, but the girls and their (Target 18") dolls had matching outfits. I was thrilled to find some Dolly & Me sets on the clearance rack for $6.99/set!! Your Sears might still have some.
It was always fun to see what towel animal we got with our chocolates at our nightly turn down. Kind of miss those chocolates!
We didn't bother to get off the ship in Key West since it was only in the low 40s and we'd been there before. Fortunately it was in the low 70s at our second port, Cozumel. Andy and Emily ventured into the water here at Paradise Beach, but Olivia preferred land surfing and castle building.
The water was beautiful, clear and blue, but chilly!
Our ship, The Magic, in Cozumel, Mexico.
The girls loved the beach at Disney's private island in the Bahamas.
Andy's parents are not beach bums, but we all appreciated having sunshine and 70s...until the rain came anyway!

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