12 October 2009

Fun at Disneyland (and a Big Kiss from Daisy Duck)

Despite that awful experience at the Corner Cafe aside, we did have fun at Disneyland.

Because there weren’t that many people there that day, we pretty much had the run of the park.

Josh and Zoë got to play on the drums to their little hearts’ content, without having to wait and wait for their turn only to be reminded not to hog and to let other people have their turn.


We were finally able to make it to Tarzan’s Tree House –our first time, since the park opened in 2005!

Tarzan's Tree House

After that, we caught The Lion King show. Zoë sat on my lap the whole show and was clapping her hands and really getting into it. Both Josh and Zoë even sang along to some of the songs. Josh, at one point, said that the lady’s rendition of Circle of Life was not right, that she did not sing it “correctly… the way it sounded on our CD.”

We left Adventureland and made our way to Fantasyland where we did the Mad Teacups, Dumbo, the carousel, and Small World. It was such a joy to see Zoë thoroughly enjoying EVERYTHING. During the boat ride in the Small World, she kept pointing at different things and exclaiming, “I like this one, Mommy! … and this one, too!”


But the highlight of her visit was a big kiss from Daisy Duck. You can’t tell from the photo below, but she felt really special. She kept talking about it and that was the first thing she told Chris about our visit to Disneyland when he came home. Last night (and tonight, too) during bedtime prayers, she said, “Thank you, Jesus, for big kiss (from) Daisy!”



Aunt LoLo said...

Oh, that is so sweet!!! Isn't it wonderful, when a trip just WORKS? You couldn't have planned that if you'd TRIED. Such great memories! And not EVERYONE gets a kiss from Miss Daisy Duck!!

Yelena R. said...

How fun! I've always wanted to go to Disneyland! That last picture is just adorable ;)

Elle Bee said...

What a fun magical place! It is so adorable that she mentions Daisy in her prayers. I love that.

Jennifer said...

That wasn't a REAL elephant at Tarzan's Tree House, was it? It looks so real!

Buckeroomama said...

@Jennifer: LOL! No, it wasn't. And yes, it looked pretty real. Josh kept asking if it was real. :)

Lindy said...

Looks like they had a blast!

Marie said...

The photos are all so cute! It looks like it was a lot of fun and how sweet that she talks about Daisy in her prayers :-) I really want to take the kids someday!

Alicia said...

How fun!! They're playing on the African drums!!!!

I loved all the pictures, and how sweet of her to thank Jesus for her kiss!! Awww!

Eliza Welch said...

What fun!

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Veronica Lee said...

WOW, the pics are awesome!! I love how you combined them all together, especially the ones in Tarzan's Tree House.

Dandy said...

The thank you Jesus part is so sweet! I love looking at your Disneyland!

Leslie said...

tooo cute ...we just got back from Disney world which was HOT AND CROWDED but fun!

2 Toddlers and Me said...

Great pictures! We just went took our kids to Disney World for the first time last February. Our 3 year-old loved it, the 2 year-old not so much. Glad your family had fun!

I like your blog. Found you on Mom Bloggers Follow Me Group. I'm now following and looking forward to reading more.

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

She wasn't afraid of Daisy Duck? It must've made her day!!

You were all able to go on quite a few rides. That doesn't happen here in Anaheim. It's usually so very crowded.

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