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sunshinegates
I grew up in Orange County and have loved Disneyland and everything Disney since I was a kid. Now I'm married and have 2 little girls, and we enjoy going to the parks weekly!
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 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

April 12, 2015 11:09 AM  The Hub
A great guy! :) 

Great pic - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5258.5 #16 9:04PM
the receiver of my first hug today! Love this family. I'm seriously checking my tickets back there! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MrsSchnooks  3112.2 #40 12:01AM
Nice shot!! - adisneyfamily  864.8 #193 11:21AM
This is the best qc I've seen in a long time - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1615.3 #92 9:17AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

March 24, 2015 4:38 PM  The Hub
Wait, you are terrified of cruises!? How come? And yes you totally should do this. 

Lol had to share - my brother and I, when we were little saw an ad for a Disney Cruise, and we were like "oh my goodness! We have to convince mom and dad to take us on one!!!" And my little sister (bless her heart) was like "yeah but... How do they get all the rides on the boat??" πŸ˜‚ - ames013  95.6 #3523 1:03PM
I have not done the one out of San Diego,  but I have done 2 in the Caribbean and highly recommend the ships.  A short trip out of San Diego sounds like a great way to see if you like the experience,  which I'm guessing you will :-)  Disney ships are beautiful and so much fun! - duckymomo  37.0 #5047 11:34AM
if you have never done a cruise I say start with a 2-3 night with another cruise line so it's not as costly. If you do well then book a longer cruise with Disney. I did a 3 night to Ensenada in 2005 with Carnival and had a blast. My husband just booked us on a 3 night on the Disney Wonder to Ensenada. We are so excited. He's booked this trip to see if it's worth the money to do the Star Wars themed cruise next year.  - CM_Tamstirr  553.2 #337 11:20PM
I'm glad you posted this because now I know I'm not the only one fearful of going on a cruise.  My fear is both the isolation (from land) and seasickness.  But reading through the comments has put me more at ease. - MrsFletch  125.6 #2990 8:31AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

March 8, 2015 6:34 PM  The Hub
Oh. My. Gosh. This is so awesome! 

@philliprocks πŸ˜πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 12:11PM
What a Croc! lol - jacdanfan  8617.3 #5 12:26PM
Oh. My. Gosh. This is so awesome!  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 6:34PM
LOVE!!! - SPandEvLover  3594.6 #34 6:38PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

March 8, 2015 6:36 PM  The Hub
love you sweet friend. So much. :) 

You have a beautiful spirit. There is so much love and lust for life in you. Many wonderful fulfilling years are ahead for you.  - DisneyGrandma  853.3 #195 9:42PM
πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜˜ - MeridaFan  3527.9 #36 10:16PM
Agreed - grumpyinphx  479.6 #404 10:21PM
true - Dave   12653.8 #2 10:32PM
This this incredibly sweet. Thank you so very much everyone. 😊❀️❀️❀️ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 10:30AM
Me 2 😊❀️ - poorunfortunatesoul  73.0 #3898 10:04AM
SIC I love this post! Beautiful shot! I know how hard this year has been for you, but I am so happy to hear that you are happy and feel stronger, you can really see it in your posts. Sending you lots of pixie dust and prayers for your dad and know that your mom is always with you ;)  - CuriousAsAlice7  98.0 #3486 9:44PM
Thank you so much for your kind words. And I'm so glad it shows πŸ˜ŠπŸ’—  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:11AM
Hey beautiful. Keep on smiling.  - PrincessDuckie  816.8 #204 12:36AM
These are the sweet kind if posts that make MW- MW! - secretagentangel  1505.8 #99 12:37AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

March 19, 2015 9:03 AM  The Hub
Aww. I love this ! Sweet_Irish_Cream

This quote has made my day because it is SO TRUE😁 - SKELLIGIRL  8.4 #11215 7:51AM
love this!! - poppins  21.3 #6507 7:33AM
This post has been moved to The Hub - MouseWaitOfficialAccount 8:37AM
Aww. I love this ! @Sweet_Irish_Cream - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 9:03AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 25, 2015 2:55 PM  The Hub
Love it! So cute! 

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How sweet! πŸ’™πŸ’ŽπŸ’™πŸ’ŽπŸ’™ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5258.5 #16 1:07PM
Oh this is SO CUTE!! 😍 - Jess0  249.1 #1283 1:09PM
i love that!! Think I may need it - PixiePirateMaid  316.4 #752 2:31AM
This is a must have for my collection  - PracticallyPerfectLisa  117.3 #3165 6:34AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 25, 2015 1:25 PM  The Hub
Basically all I can see is what sic Said. The paint looks fresh and new, especially the gold. 

Ok! I'm on it! Haha. I'm back in toon town Cuz I was racing back to gadgets go coaster with my 3 yr old. Haha. I don't get here early in the morning that often. I couldn't see anything different, but I'll go back later and check it out. :) my guess is that they put like tons of embedded crystal lights or something for it to look like shining diamonds. Maybe? Haha.  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 11:11AM
My guess still is that they just did a nice thorough repainting job. And they will decorate later. We'll see. 😊 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:22AM
I would think they could do the decor overnight. Like the Christmas theming. And from the Artist renderings, it doesn't even look like as much decor as Christmas time.  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 1:36PM
No more pink!!😊 - hatgal76  441.9 #451 1:29PM
Pepto pink is gone πŸ†πŸ“πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ - missmimi90  1845.6 #77 1:44PM
Andddd I don't know why an eggplant and strawberry showed up πŸ˜‚ - missmimi90  1845.6 #77 1:50PM
I was trying to figure that. I thought there had to be a good reason πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 1:52PM
lol I was wondering the sameThing about the eggplant and strawberry. Also, the pink is still there. :/  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 2:58PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 25, 2015 11:11 AM  The Hub
Ok! I'm on it! Haha. I'm back in toon town Cuz I was racing back to gadgets go coaster with my 3 yr old. Haha. I don't get here early in the morning that often. I couldn't see anything different, but I'll go back later and check it out. :) my guess is that they put like tons of embedded crystal lights or something for it to look like shining diamonds. Maybe? Haha. 

Ok! I'm on it! Haha. I'm back in toon town Cuz I was racing back to gadgets go coaster with my 3 yr old. Haha. I don't get here early in the morning that often. I couldn't see anything different, but I'll go back later and check it out. :) my guess is that they put like tons of embedded crystal lights or something for it to look like shining diamonds. Maybe? Haha.  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 11:11AM
My guess still is that they just did a nice thorough repainting job. And they will decorate later. We'll see. 😊 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:22AM
I would think they could do the decor overnight. Like the Christmas theming. And from the Artist renderings, it doesn't even look like as much decor as Christmas time.  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 1:36PM
No more pink!!😊 - hatgal76  441.9 #451 1:29PM
Pepto pink is gone πŸ†πŸ“πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ - missmimi90  1845.6 #77 1:44PM
Andddd I don't know why an eggplant and strawberry showed up πŸ˜‚ - missmimi90  1845.6 #77 1:50PM
I was trying to figure that. I thought there had to be a good reason πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 1:52PM
lol I was wondering the sameThing about the eggplant and strawberry. Also, the pink is still there. :/  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 2:58PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 21, 2015 8:47 AM  The Hub
What!!!??? Crossed out? Please! 

I don't have an extra.... But I'll gift you mine - DisneyDavidEMT  2169.5 #60 9:49PM
Sent...check your collection - DisneyDavidEMT  2169.5 #60 9:52PM
oh wow, are you sure? Do I have anything you'd like? Thank you so much!! πŸ˜ƒβ€οΈ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 10:06PM
My pleasure!  I've been gifted so many from other people, it's the least I can do. - DisneyDavidEMT  2169.5 #60 10:16PM
What!!!??? Crossed out? Please!  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 8:47AM
Yup! Hehe  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:05AM
I sat next to a girl who was eating a turkey leg the other day. She couldn't quite figure out what she was eating but she was sure it was not turkey - at least no turkey she'd ever had! (and not in a good way) - joebriz  106.6 #3356 1:50PM
Haha. This made me laugh. Did she just keep eating it? πŸ˜„ I can't even stand the way they smell. I can't imagine ordering one. I've joked that the turkey leg eaters need their own sections, like the smokers πŸ˜‰  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 2:14PM
She didn't finish it.  She said it tasted more like pork than turkey - which led us to conclude that it might be a new hybrid pork fowl beast.  Last time I saw turkey legs for sale outside of Disneyland was at the racetrack in Indianapolis where they sold turkey legs, oil cans of Fosters beer, water, and cigarettes.  I stuck to the Fosters and water.   - joebriz  106.6 #3356 10:19PM

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 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 15, 2015 9:20 PM  The Hub
and this is hilarious! It happened to zelda last week when she was wearing her Lularoe kid dress and we rode it! Lol. πŸ˜‚

Omg, that happened to me the first time we went to Carsland πŸ˜‚ #MarilynMoment 😱  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  585.1 #317 7:40PM
Ya, it totally went up. All up! I don't know why I didn't think about that πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 9:02PM
Were you channeling in your iner Marilyn πŸ™ˆ   - MowgliLovesBaloo  57.7 #0 10:51AM
Oops - Dizkid  363.6 #580 9:59AM
Pic or it didn't happen - philliprocks  1112.4 #146 11:14PM
I don't think there is a place in the app where I could post that πŸ˜„ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:42PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 4, 2015 7:12 PM  The Hub
Okay so California adventure was supposed to close at six tonight. So I'm in the park at like 6 o'clock when it supposed to be closing, and it's totally still open. Apparently there was supposed to be a private party tonight but the event canceled and so if you are inside the park already, you can stay in the park till eight but they aren't letting people in the park if you're not if you were in h  More...

Okay so California adventure was supposed to close at six tonight. So I'm in the park at like 6 o'clock when it supposed to be closing, and it's totally still open. Apparently there was supposed to be a private party tonight but the event canceled and so if you are inside the park already, you can stay in the park till eight but they aren't letting people in the park if you're not if you were in here by 6! so it's totally empty we totally walked in and saw Anna and Elsa With no line!! I'm totally cold but I don't want to leave because there's nobody here.  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 7:12PM
You need a new sweatshirt? lol - debbiev  981.3 #172 7:20PM
This is EXACTLY what you texted me. I suddenly feel less special πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 7:49PM
Totally!!! - MermaidHunter  121.0 #3088 7:58PM
debbiev I like how you think  - Bassplayerswife  334.6 #667 8:13PM
Sweet_Irish_Cream you were just the guinea pig. 😜 - philliprocks  1112.4 #146 9:22AM
philliprocks So true! πŸ˜„πŸ‘ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 9:30AM
Ok just got home.. Apparently the Right side of the park closed at 6 for private party but Cars land & frozen area stayed open til 8.. & yes I also walked right into meeting Elsa & Anna I had no idea they were even there! One of the best surprises Ever!  - therealJackandSally  84.1 #0 9:03PM
- PixiePrincessPolly  52.3 #4411 9:21PM
They did not really cancel. My sister is at that private party and loving DL and CA at nite :) - nanabelle  5.4 #15863 9:37PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

February 4, 2015 7:01 PM  The Hub
I want one! 

 All 3 up for grabs! πŸ˜ƒ  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 9:32PM
Very kind.... Add me for the DL sign... Thank you SIC - HalfCaff  436.3 #456 9:35PM
Thank you for the DL sign πŸ‘ - Dagopirate5  44.0 #4711 11:18AM
 Enjoy! πŸ˜ƒ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 11:36AM
thanks so much for the balloon sticker!  one of my faves!   - MsTikiMermadam  304.6 #817 4:07PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

January 31, 2015 8:28 PM  The Hub
You are pregnant!!!! Congrats HMF!!!! So excited for you! Sorry you had to cancelYour trip. :( no need to add me. Just wanted to say congrats! 

Please add me for Wall-E! Congrats on your baby!! It's a bummer to miss the trip but probably a good decision in the long run. Get a bunch of rest while you can 😊 I'm 6 weeks into mama hood myself and miss sleep - FoolishMortal138  354.9 #606 12:43PM
Oooh please add me!! I seriously hope it's Pumbaa!! Love him! Thanks for the fun RAK! Sorry you had to cancel your trip! - thatgirljenn  1431.0 #103 8:33PM
This will end this evening after the super bowl.  - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1155.5 #137 2:34PM
Ended - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1155.5 #137 7:54AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

January 12, 2015 8:35 AM  The Hub
Thank you all! It was a blast! If you are even considering this race, I would totally recommend it! 

Congrats!!  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5258.5 #16 6:07PM
 that's awesome! Enjoy WDW - HookemMickey  30.9 #5453 6:10PM
Good for you!! I want to do a race sometime. But Prob DL since it's closer. We'll be in wdw Wednesday! So excited but not looking forward to the rain thursday  - brodysmommy  403.1 #511 9:14AM
On your race!!! Spam away! Would love to see your picsπŸ“· - MinnieMyLove  173.4 #2258 9:24AM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

January 10, 2015 2:56 PM  The Hub
Me too! Glad to know it wasn't just mine. 

Me too, must be a glitch so I'll send in a ticket to support too. I go back to notifications to get back to lounge.  - secretagentangel  1505.8 #99 10:10PM
I have to go to MyMW and then Navigate 😬  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 10:11PM
Me too! Glad to know it wasn't just mine.  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 2:56PM
Admin knows I believe. There a post about figuring out the source - Tom  8770.3 #4 3:05PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

January 10, 2015 2:57 PM  The Hub
haha. It totally does! 

Happy Birthday! πŸŽ‰ What a sweet story--it's the little things that matter ✨😊 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  585.1 #317 10:38AM
πŸŽ‰your dad's awesome ( and so is that brioche, they use it for their bread pudding on the buffet ) - carminaire  669.6 #263 10:43AM
 Wishes you πŸŽˆπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ€   - Tom  8770.3 #4 3:00PM
Happy Birthday!!!! Enjoy your 'bread and Butterfly'  - Tinkertoes83  26.2 #5865 3:17PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

November 22, 2014 11:06 AM  The Hub
Add me please!!! So cute! 

Please add me for @DisneyGrandma. Thank you for this wonderful RAK. and thank you @DisneyGrandma for everything - grumpyinphx  479.6 #404 8:57PM
Awww thanks for the add, this is very thoughtful of you. I'm going to send out the Mickey popcorn bucket probably on Monday. Take care friend! - DisneyGrandma  853.3 #195 7:41AM
You are so welcome - grumpyinphx  479.6 #404 7:46AM
Very nice! Added! - breathe_in_the_happiness  662.9 #267 7:54AM
Then I can officially say I am jealous and have to find a way to get one! Now you've giving a stubborn man a mission πŸ‘ - JCfreak949  2.9 #55407 10:28PM
Please add me thanks - sewedna  455.8 #437 11:59AM
Please add me! - Diz_Mel  93.9 #3544 12:05PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

August 22, 2014 3:26 PM  The Hub
I tried uploading a video, but since I'm in the parks, it kept taking to long and timing out. 

Did the skipper continue to make jokes while going in reverse?? - LindseyanaJones  95.8 #3518 12:27PM
Whoa, that's a new one! - Jess0  249.1 #1283 12:49PM
Did he tell the jokes backwards?!  He should!!  πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3527.9 #36 1:57PM
I tried uploading a video, but since I'm in the parks, it kept taking to long and timing out.  - sunshinegates  722.9 #238 3:26PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

August 14, 2014 6:38 PM  The Hub
What is the alfresco lounge? 

Tagged in: Food  
DYING to try the risotto bites. Are they kind of like arancini? - missmimi90  1845.6 #77 8:52PM
same thing..most people dont know what Arancini is - Dave   12653.8 #2 2:45AM
I'm not sure how I feel about using cheddar in risotto.  - Thumper13  482.6 #401 5:10AM
i actually liked them. Not really risottoish or Aracini but little deep fried cheesy goodness - Dave   12653.8 #2 11:06AM
I'm so going to try these tomorrow thanks for the review - missmimi90  1845.6 #77 8:14PM
Ohhhh arancini bites!!! 😍😍😍😍 - CourtyAstroBlisters  727.7 #232 8:38PM
Ohhhh arancini bites!!! 😍😍😍😍 - CourtyAstroBlisters  727.7 #232 8:38PM
Where is the Alfresco lounge? - Christieloves3  0.0 #0 5:37PM

 722.9 #238 (DL Qual #178

August 12, 2014 1:55 PM  The Hub
Love it!!! We are trying to go today. Does anyone know if wristbands are gone? 

Great bag of loot! have fun! - breathe_in_the_happiness  662.9 #267 1:11PM
That looks like a lot of fun!  - mini_MINNIE  1071.7 #156 1:47PM
How cute!!! - AshleyRae-  123.7 #3031 2:02PM
Looks like a lot of fun - WishIWereThere  275.7 #1015 2:11PM

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