Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Cruising tips & tricks

This was my 10th cruise and I’ve learned a lot over those 10 cruises.  So I thought I’d share some of the tips & tricks I’ve learned.  Some of these things I’ve learned from experience.  Some from fellow travelers, some from reading. Pack all liquids in a zip lock bag.  Get the 1 gallon size. …

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Disney Magic- Day 9

Saturday, February 4, 2012.  Back to the USA. I can’t believe I forgot to tell you that we saw Stitch last night!  We made one last trip to the gift store to pick up a thank you for CSP’s mom for taking care of the pugs.  We were getting on the elevator and there he …

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Disney Magic- Day 8

Friday, February 3, 2o12    Castaway Cay Today is the day we’ve been looking forward to all week!  Castaway Cay!  Castaway Cay is Disney‘s private island.  They have 3 separate beaches– the family beach, the sports beach, and the adults only beach called Serenity Bay.  Paradise I tell you! We woke up early and had …

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DIsney Magic- Day 7

Thursday, February 2, 2012.  Last Sea Day. I can’t remember exactly when during the trip, but we watched a ton of movies.  Mostly just before bed.  Included in these are Apollo 18,  Puss in Boots, Cowboys & Aliens, and the end of Dolphin Tale. Today was our last sea day.  I love sea days.  It’s …

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Disney Magic- Day 6

Wednesday, February 1, 2012.   St. Thomas. Before I start telling you about our day I want to tell you why we booked our next cruise while onboard this cruise.  A few reasons (and they are all financial): 1.  You get a 10% discount off your next cruise if you book while on board. 2. …

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Disney Magic- Day 5

Tuesday, January 31, 2012  St. Maarten We woke up today at 7 am to have breakfast in our room and watch the ship pull into port.  Can you guess who’s idea that was? :) Once we were parked we took a nap as we were up super late the night before. We woke back up …

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Disney Magic – Day 4

Monday, January 30, 2012 We started today, our second sea day,  by having brunch in Lumiere’s.   CSP started out with crab cocktail.  I don’t know how he can eat fish first thing in the morning!  He also had lox and bagels.  Then for his entree chose  sole with crawfish, scallops, and brown butter sauce. …

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Disney Magic- Day 3

Sunday, January 29, 2012. We slept a little late today because we had late brunch reservations at Palo for 10:30 am.   Check out the awesome view from our table:  Nothing but gorgeous blue skies and blue water.  Well, and the occasional shirtless tourist.  CSP was psyched at all the seafood at brunch.  Brunch at Palo …

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Disney Magic- Day 2

Saturday January 28, 2012. We woke up in our room at the beautiful Disney BoardWalk Villas (thank you Lisa!) and got ready for breakfast.  We headed over to Cat Cora’s Kouzzina for our reservation.   Gorgeous restaurant!  We had a table right by the window so we had a nice view of the pond. CSP …

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Disney Magic- Day 1.

Friday, January 27, 2012. Woke up at 5 am.  We were on the road by 7.  Poor CSP had to work late the night before so I drove and he slept until around Savannah.  Then he woke up and kept me company.  It was an uneventful drive except I saw this- Look at the size …

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