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MellieKay 172.9 #2275 


MellieKay
I'm a very proud SAHM of 2 boys and 2 little girls. I'm very happily married to my prince charming. We love Disney and are AP holders :)
Member Since: August 27, 2010
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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 29, 2015 9:46 AM  The Hub
This looks amazing!

Tagged in: Food  
Those red onions are so pink, they almost looked like edible flowers. I thought it might be a salad from Aulani before I read the caption! Looks so yummy! - Catski23  4.7 #0 7:09PM
When they are pickled or soaked in lemon juice they turn bright pink, so pretty! They are popular in Myan/Yucateco cuisine. πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ - WonTonInWonderland  117.1 #3183 8:57AM
Oh yum! I do like a chopped salad! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5399.1 #16 7:21PM
So many good salads throughout the resort! I preferred the old menu there as they made the salads to order but this look wonderful too! - carminaire  690.0 #257 11:32AM
This does look delightful πŸ˜€ - RapunzelledColey  124.8 #3030 1:10PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 6:30 PM  The Hub
Best place along with a dole whip float on a hot day. Just don't do splash first, then your teeth may chatter πŸ˜‚

Best place along with a dole whip float on a hot day. Just don't do splash first, then your teeth may chatter πŸ˜‚ - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 6:30PM

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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 6:20 PM  The Hub
I have a charge now so I can't make it all fancy 😭

I used an app on my iPhone & we averaged 5-6 miles daily - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5399.1 #16 5:18PM
We averaged about 23,000 steps per day!  - Melis  16.0 #0 5:35PM
I found it depends how crowded. The longer the lines the less the steps - FrozenFamily  12.6 #8761 6:24PM
I average 10,000 in 3-4 hours - Plumiegirl  8970.9 #4 6:53PM
You are gettin in some good exercise! I had 2 churros with me πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5399.1 #16 7:51PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 3:42 PM  The Hub
The screen/film has been updated for better quality πŸ‘πŸ»

they added a scene where you encounter a hurricane and they swing your seats rapidly, while They also throw water, cows, and trash at you. And the Dwayne (the rock) johnson comes and saves you cause he is in everything now. - CaptainTy  22.4 #6425 6:06PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MariaR  183.8 #2122 6:16PM
Wow! You've got Dave down pat!  - secretagentangel  1677.7 #90 7:30PM
You had me at cows...lmao! - msdizmaui  644.1 #288 12:34AM
The screen/film has been updated for better quality πŸ‘πŸ» - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 3:42PM
no mermaids - Plumiegirl  8970.9 #4 6:55PM
Any loops? - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1622.6 #96 7:36PM
Wow! I can't wait to go on it in July! I love all the details. 😳😁LOL - Popcorn  5.6 #15763 7:49PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 3:41 PM  The Hub
That face πŸ˜‚

Tell angry Alice to keep her hands and feet inside the vehicle at alltimes please  - philliprocks  1149.5 #141 10:08PM
angry Alice! πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎso cute - missariel33  2070.0 #66 10:36PM
So cute! - secretagentangel  1677.7 #90 3:19PM
πŸ˜˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1156.3 #137 11:33PM
So cute!! - Willierose  2181.5 #63 2:10AM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 3:45 PM  The Hub
I of course have the usual dream suite, club 33, etc but more than anything id love to stay in the princess suite in the DL hotel πŸ˜‚ Oh and having a completely empty park to my family and friends πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ» 

Just to be there, with my family and friends, spending the day and night laughing, having a great time, and making lots of memories. I'm a no frills sort of gal, so it's the simple pleasures that make my heart sing. - DarthTinkerbell  411.9 #498 10:49AM
Aww you are so sweet! - luvthemouse  211.4 #1780 10:51AM
Love it - missariel33  2070.0 #66 11:15AM
To have my family and friends be served Dinner on the Mark Twain At dusk, A Dixieland Band playing.  As Paddle Wheel rides the River.   - suzieq65  39.1 #4963 2:07PM
So true! I just love that both of my (teen and preteen) kids will still hold my hands walking through the park. - Yeti_Ing  62.5 #4162 9:28AM
To visit more often. Which seems about every 3 to 5 years. - dsnylvr1975  5.8 #15185 12:14PM
Im glad we get it go at least once a year. - luvthemouse  211.4 #1780 1:29PM
I'm with you! Going once a year would be a treat for some people haha - hendrixfamily  0.6 #0 3:40PM
Me too. Once a year to year and a half isnt enough - keepmovingforward  201.8 #1888 4:02PM
My Disney dream is the same every year... I love going on our annual family trip in December! My family is so awesome! - DisneyBallers  25.4 #6011 7:05PM
Awwww! - luvthemouse  211.4 #1780 7:51PM
β™«I have a dream. I hope it will come true. You are here with me. And I am here with you. I wish that the earth, sea, and sky up above would send me someone to lava.β™« - CM_Shadowgamer  2464.4 #49 7:06PM
I ❀️ed that Pixar short!!!! πŸŒŠπŸ’¨πŸ’§πŸ’¦πŸŒ‹πŸŒ„ - MommyandBash  92.2 #3585 7:20PM
Love it' - luvthemouse  211.4 #1780 7:52PM

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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 3:33 PM  The Hub
πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

Great idea!  Now stop selling them at DTD! - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.1 #56 11:31AM
Hahahah ironic. Like the booty shorts they sell in adventureland  - missariel33  2070.0 #66 11:51AM
I actually bought something inside Disneyland once, just a couple years ago. The woman at the Monorail gave me crap when we tried to get back into the park!  Um. I bought them inside the park!!   - MeridaFan  3549.3 #36 12:07PM
Lol. Thats funny. - dsnylvr1975  5.8 #15185 12:11PM
@MeridaFan I didn't know you got those booty shorts at the park! - MissAmericaSings  384.0 #547 3:32PM
MissAmericaSingsI actually almost added that it was not the booty shorts I was talking about!  πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ missariel33 - MeridaFan  3549.3 #36 3:38PM
Well, thanks for the tip @missariel33 now @MeridaFan can shop at adventureland too! ;) lol - MissAmericaSings  384.0 #547 3:44PM
lol you guys!!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - missariel33  2070.0 #66 3:47PM
I hope they use the power of social media, word of mouth and news to spread the word, hope they have a smooth transition into this and enforce it as well as they do the posted dress code πŸ˜ πŸ˜ πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - pikarich  4098.1 #27 10:16AM
You should know better. Even after being told 50 times, having it all over the news, on FB, and what ever things those kids use these days. There is always that group that has somehow never heard of it. - Lelundrial  569.2 #335 11:50AM
True Lelundrial, but the dress code seems to evade on so many levels but your right Disney need to go old school and send out tweets via the old telegram πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚and yup someone will say they never heard of it lol - pikarich  4098.1 #27 12:09PM
Smoke signals would also be good. - Lelundrial  569.2 #335 12:43PM
Grab it. Snap it in two. Hand it back to them. πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3549.3 #36 3:39PM
Social media is the reason why selfie sticks were invented. They should have never been allowed to begin with. Glad they finally caught on and did something about it. - MARVELus  41.2 #4874 3:49PM
starting Tuesday no more selfie sticks - MARK_CM  44.4 #4719 1:01PM
πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 3:33PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 3:54 PM  The Hub
Definitely a sweater for at night and inside buildings. I'm always freezing. One summer trip I wasn't thinking about it and had to buy a blanket.... Which ended up being a snuggy I was so cold I just grabbed the first "blanket" I saw haha πŸ˜‚

I always have a sweater just in case. I freeze indoors. When is your trip?  - JenGwen323  1677.9 #89 9:54AM
I see now. This week! πŸŽ‰ It's hot now. I don't need the sweater at night now, but still like it indoors.  The heat we socals complain about will feel great to you. πŸ˜‚ sunny, high 80's cool breeze, no humidity.  - JenGwen323  1677.9 #89 9:57AM
JenGwen323 Chicken skin in storytellers πŸ—πŸ“ - missariel33  2070.0 #66 11:52AM
A sweatshirt  or light flannel can be helpful in the evenings. I tend to "forget" mine and end up having to buy one - Bibba  407.3 #509 11:44AM
Light layers. It does get a bit chilly at night. But, not too cold.  - Bobbierocha  10.6 #9700 8:57PM
Checked the Weather Channel app and next week should be mid 80's all week. Californians do not know REAL humid. We are so spoiled with great weather. But I always tie a light sweatshirt around my waist or jam one in a backpack for cooler nights, and inside buildings. Ariel's ride in DCA is deliciously cool πŸ’¨on a hot dayπŸ”₯, but can feel freezing after a few minutes!  - MommyandBash  92.2 #3585 11:04PM

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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 3:41 PM  The Hub
it was a kid. Mistakes happen. Make sure it doesn't happen to yours. Pretty sure that was the purpose of this post.

it was a kid. Mistakes happen. Make sure it doesn't happen to yours. Pretty sure that was the purpose of this post. - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 3:41PM
At least you knew it was safe.😜 - disneychef  7.4 #0 4:51PM
Accidents happen I always worry about things falling out of the rides even in the belonging holders. Don't take the negative comments to heart. Cause I'm sure those people have made mistakes in their lifetime. If they can't say something nice they shouldn't say anything at all!!  - bamanda29  0.3 #85487 8:01AM
There was one particular poster who made some nasty remarks. They were flagged and removed. 😊 - MeridaFan  3549.3 #36 9:28AM
I know it's hard to shrug off the negative comments. I posted info from an article once thinking the information was new, but the date on the article was from last year. Geez, you'd think I'd done something terrible. I didn't comment for ages after that. I guess you just have to take a breath and blow them off! Besides, this isn't the kind of mistake someone repeats ;) - Yeti_Ing  62.5 #4162 9:26AM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 9:20 AM  The Hub
Will definitely keep this in mind! My favorite place. Kids could eat for cheap with these haha.

Tagged in: Food  
What a deal! - DarthTinkerbell  411.9 #498 4:41PM
One of my favorite go-to meals!  - missariel33  2070.0 #66 4:45PM
Didn't know they served enchiladas a la carte 😯 - MoChuck  128.1 #2966 3:29PM
Wow, really?  Looks yummy - palomine96  18.8 #7002 7:26PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 25, 2015 9:28 PM  The Hub

Great shot! - happylittlethoughts  11.3 #9316 10:43AM
Love this! - YoPirate  624.5 #299 11:00AM
I don't know...he's been sitting on his booty a long time!  πŸ’€πŸ˜‚ - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.1 #56 5:03AM
Nope! - TinkerSchelle  1670.3 #92 8:30AM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 7:15 PM  The Hub
I actually got something for once! Haha got it today!

I'm still waiting... - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  1058.9 #3 7:15PM
I actually got something for once! Haha got it today! - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 7:15PM
Got mine today. - RhondaR  223.2 #1615 10:09PM
I received mine today... loving it! - Honeybunch  4.3 #20528 10:57PM

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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 7:24 PM  The Hub
i loathe selfie sticks but why did bringing one out shut it down for two hours? People used to have them on it all the time. Did it fall out or something? Just curious why it shut down for so long haha

BAN. THEM. FROM. THE. RESORT. - missmimi90  1974.3 #70 5:16PM
Amen! - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  672.1 #272 5:17PM
YES!  - luxkitty  2628.0 #44 5:25PM
Thank you to whoever that CM was! Safety to everyone always comes first.  - BaseballMickey_CM  7037.5 #9 5:11PM
I find it very hard to believe the ride was shut down for 2 HOURS because of that. Unfortunately society believes everything they see in a 2 minute news story so it will become a true story one way or another  - tg4653  25.9 #5946 8:52PM
My sister also said when she was at DL for gradnite, she was on splash and they said over the speaker to put away the selfie stick. People don't think about the danger they can be in because of something so small. - princessb5  176.8 #2212 9:43PM

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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 26, 2015 6:23 PM  The Hub
perhaps I need to stop forgetting that we have one literally down the street and around the block from me haha

Tagged in: Food  
- nicealex77  668.5 #275 3:55PM
Drink up look really good were did you get it ? - linzavala15  6.3 #0 7:52PM
It's from Ghirardelli in DCA.  - JediKitty  885.5 #183 6:33PM
Every day that ends in a 'Y' is a great day for a sundae. πŸ˜‹ - MeridaFan  3549.3 #36 9:05PM
I couldn't agree more! πŸ¨πŸ˜‹ - DisLUVney  595.6 #319 6:24PM
- Melis  16.0 #0 5:48PM
perhaps I need to stop forgetting that we have one literally down the street and around the block from me haha - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 6:23PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 2:15 PM  The Hub
I wish they used less (or no) melon 😭

I see a hidden Mickey!!! - grimgrinninggoof  50.0 #4523 3:17PM
Ooh good to know.  - JediKitty  885.5 #183 2:01PM
$3.69 is a great deal. have to check that out. It's about that price for a small bowl of strawberries there. - DLKenCA  2220.5 #59 3:40PM
Never eaten there either - UTDISNEYFAMILY  1622.6 #96 5:31PM
Yay! This one I can say I have!  - secretagentangel  1677.7 #90 5:35PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 9:16 AM  The Hub

How perfect! Not a cloud in that great big beautiful sky. Have a fantastic day! - DarthTinkerbell  411.9 #498 10:16AM
Beautiful - this just made my day at work. LOL Thank you - DeadliestPassholder  233.8 #1487 11:31AM
Yes it is! Beautiful! - goofygal  8603.6 #6 7:55PM
- hkpinay  252.9 #1254 8:32PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 9:09 AM  The Hub
yay! You'll love it! One of my best memories!

yay! You'll love it! One of my best memories! - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 9:09AM
Remind me again how to get this please. - DisneyPiratePrincess  199.9 #1914 9:14AM
Go to the station at opening and put your name on the list. Although last tie they said to come back at 10 and sign up to get tickets.  - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 9:31AM
Thank you! 😊 - DisneyPiratePrincess  199.9 #1914 9:37AM
There are two tours (14 people each) each day only. Try to get in the first because they cancel the tours if it gets hotter than 80 degrees. - dannythemexican  36.5 #0 9:37AM
The tour was great and at least half of that is thanks to Christie!!! - dannythemexican  36.5 #0 12:20PM
She's amazing. We need a CM Christie sticker! - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 12:30PM
Nice  - jmza4  270.8 #31532 7:39PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 9:08 AM  The Hub
Happy birthday! 

 Have a  day!  - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.1 #56 8:44AM
 Hope it's a great day!  - MarshaMouse  4389.0 #25 8:46AM
- keepmovingforward  201.8 #1888 9:30PM
- carminaire  690.0 #257 9:33PM

 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 10:47 AM  The Hub
My 5 year old has an AP and won't go on most of the rides mentioned. Parent swaps are great. I think it's Normal for a child that age to not like those. My 7 and 9 year old just started liking them. We never force them on anything they don't want to do. Besides pirates πŸ˜‚

Buy her a pass to Knott's....she'll be begging to come back to Disneyland!  πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.1 #56 9:20AM
Maybe she'd enjoy DL more if she were allowed to pick the attractions? Sounds like she's being coerced into riding what the adults want to go on. You mentioned several attractions that she does like, why not make those the focus?  - Atora  2668.6 #42 7:38AM
Honestly, I feel like these trips should be about her. If you want to go on specific attractions, perhaps solo trips, or trips with friends, sans kids, may be more appropriate. I feel like you are setting yourself up for disappointment when you are trying to weight the trip in your favor, rather than in your granddaughter's. I know this sounds harsh...but you might find more pleasure in these trips if you focus on creating magic for her. - Atora  2668.6 #42 9:28AM
I agree with this. She's still a young child. Not every young kid wants to ride Star Tours and Soarin all the time. Heck I know adults that won't go near either. Maybe she has a fear of darkness? Heights? Loud sounds? If you bring young ones the focus will and should be on what they want to do. You can come without the kid, the kid can't experience any of it without the adult, if that makes any sense. - missmimi90  1974.3 #70 9:42AM
missmimi90 Brings up a good point--she might have a bit of a fear or even be getting a touch of motion sickness, but not know how to communicate it.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  592.3 #320 9:46AM
Great points missmimi90 and Spoonful_O_Sugar! I'm an adult who loves thrill rides, but can not handle Star Tours. 😷 - Atora  2668.6 #42 10:23AM
She does pick. She's never been coerced into anything.  - FairyGrandmother  292.0 #902 5:09PM
I think there are some people who don't like a lot of rides. A friend of mine took her daughter when she was around age 3 and she wanted to meet all the characters, so that is mostly what they did. My kids have been a few times and we try to introduce them to a new thing or two each time. They still have never been on Alice or the dark rides in fantasyland. Haunted Mansion is one of my favs but they won't do it yet. They have been on jungle cruise but can't appreciate the awesome jokes yet. We don't have a pass so only get to go once a year ish, so maybe what helps us is talking about what we all want to do and see and what we might try that is new on our next trip. Even with a pass and going more frequently, maybe that would help her? - LookSomethingShiny  16.0 #7643 12:46PM
Thank you all for your input. I think a few people didn't understand what my post was about. I don't always express myself very well in writing. So it might be my fault. I have my own pass. I go alone and I participate in meetups. I've never not had a good time. This isn't grandma trying to get a four year old to do only what grandma wants. My mini seems to have fallen into a rut. Rides she has enjoyed, like Pirates, she doesn't want to go on anymore. She's not interested in jungle cruise any more either. She loves haunted mansion and wants to go on it all the time. I just think she'd have more fun sometimes if we had others to go with. We mix things up too. Parades, rides, shows...  We throughly enjoy our visits, they are very special for both of us.  - FairyGrandmother  292.0 #902 5:45PM

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 172.9 #2275 (DL Qual #1257

June 24, 2015 9:32 AM  The Hub
This has me wondering how many people have pictures of me doing this. I always try to creep out of the way if I notice a picture haha

Haha, she's trying to figure out if you're real or not πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  592.3 #320 11:35PM
"Ok, you three are freaking me out!" - RadioMaverick  1121.5 #146 4:44AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DisneyGrandma  861.3 #197 11:46PM
πŸ’ - carminaire  690.0 #257 6:01AM
Haha! First thing I thought of when I saw this photo was Crowd Lady!!!"From the Parks that brought you Crowd Lady, comes, Photo Oops Lady." - RadioMaverick  1121.5 #146 7:55AM
Or maybe simply, Crouch Lady - RadioMaverick  1121.5 #146 8:42AM
This has me wondering how many people have pictures of me doing this. I always try to creep out of the way if I notice a picture haha - MellieKay  172.9 #2275 9:32AM
Haha! I have seen videos on YouTube where I've seen friends and MW'ers walking by. I've posted a couple with Coaster last year. - RadioMaverick  1121.5 #146 12:02PM

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