We got back Monday afternoon from an amazing trip cruising the Bahamas, Disney style! We made so many memories and I'm so excited to share them with you.
Our trip started Wednesday afternoon when the boys got a phone call from Mickey Mouse inviting them to sail with him to the Bahamas the next day! It was so adorable and they had the biggest smiles!
We flew out of Grand Rapids at 5pm Wednesday evening. We had a layover in Ohio, and grabbed dinner there. We arrived in Orlando at 10:30pm.
The kids did awesome! Sadler fell asleep just as we were descending into Orlando and stayed asleep while we got off the plane, got our luggage, took the shuttle to the hotel and got to our room!
We had breakfast at the hotel Thursday morning and Robb walked to a nearby drugstore to grab a few things we forgot, like eyeliner ;) and our toothpaste was all dried out, while I got the kids ready. We all wore anchors because I'm dorky like that! :)
The hotel shuttle took us back to the airport where we got on the Disney Cruise Line bus that brought us to port. It was about a 45 minute ride. They had movies playing so that kept the boys entertained so we could relax and pretend we were alone on our honeymoon in Mexico again, just for a second!
We got on the ship around 12:00 and grabbed some lunch.
We found a few chairs in the shade by the pool and changed into our suits
The boys LOVED Nemo's Reef splash pad
Mickey's Pool was also big hit!
I took Grayden down the Aqua Duck slide, clear tube around the pool deck (great view!), and promised him some ice cream for being brave! Sadler was too short to ride :(
We had the safety drill around 4:00, where both boys fell asleep! And then we set sail at 5:00
Dancing at the Sail Away deck party!
We had first seating dinner at 5:45, so we headed to our rooms to get ready shortly after the party started.
Disney does a rotational dining schedule so we were in a different restaurant each night. The first night was at the Enchanted Garden where we dined on ahi tuna towers, duck, and prime rib. They had a variety of choices from the kids menu as well, including the ever popular Mickey bar for dessert!
After dinner we had a few character meet and greets.
And then headed to the show at 8:30. It was so fun, Robb and I were even entertained!
After the show we headed back to our rooms that had been turned down and all set up for bed time!
The cabin rooms were all set up with OnDemand Disney videos that the boys just loved! And we did too ('Cool Runnings' or 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids', anyone!?)
The ship rocked us to sleep, and boy, did we sleep good! It was a busy day!
Stay tuned for details on the rest of our trip!
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