The Johnston Family Blog

Happenings and musings from the Johnston family

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Magic Kingdom, Part 1

We spent three days at the Magic Kingdom and had a wonderful time. I can't fit it all into one post! It was so special watching Liam go on all of the rides for the first time and see the characters. We had so much fun. Owen was so brave this year and wanted to go on Splash Mountain with us and loved it! David's favorite was Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. And of course we went on all of our favorites! Liam loved the flying rides and It's a Small World. David and Owen loved Peter Pan's flight and Buzz Lightyear ride and the race cars! And we all loved the Winnie the Pooh ride and the Jungle Cruise. And of course the fireworks and parades...they do a new show before the fireworks called "The Magic, the Memories, and You." in which the castle became a screen (very hard to explain, but very cool cgi). They showed pictures and videos like it was a screen and David and Liam made it onto the show! Their pictures were on the castle.

We had so much fun together as a family and made a lot of special memories.

We love Magic Kingdom at night!


The boys were thrilled to meet Peter Pan!

Riding the Monorail! Our boys all love it so much. They call it the "Mickey Train."

To infinity and beyond!

Liam's first ride at Magic Kingdom was Dumbo.

About to take flight with Peter Pan!

Mmm...enjoying pineapple dole whips and root beer floats!

Driving boats in Adventureland!

The Jungle Cruise!

Flying on the magic carpets.

I just love these boys. LOVE THEM!!!

And I love these two too!!! SO MUCH!

Having fun getting wet!

Driving the race cars at Tomorrowland of our boys favorite rides!

Mickey!!! All three boys loved meeting the characters, but it was especially sweet watching Owen interact with them. He was just so thrilled.

The Crystal Palace is one of our favorite places. We love Pooh and Tigger and Eeyore and Piglet.

Liam loved Pooh!

Marching in a parade with Pooh and his friends!

Hugs for sweet.

More from the Magic Kingdom to come...TO BE CONTINUED.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Fun in the Pools!

We had a lot of fun in the pools. I realized that I didn't get any pictures of David, though! He was always too busy going down the water slides or swimming. :) It was so refreshing to go for a swim in the afternoon. When we got to Disney on Thursday we headed for the pools first. Liam is a water baby...he just loves the water! It will be fun taking him to the pool this summer!

Owen just loved this pirate ship. He went down the slides over and over again. He loved it and so did Liam. But Liam did NOT like the big bucket dumping water. :) This section was perfect for the little ones and David got to go to the big pool with the big slides.

Relaxing with my boys.

My Owey D


Look at his belly...too cute!!!