Perfect in my Mind

Perfect in my Mind

Monday, May 16, 2011

Remember Me?

Exactly one week ago today, Mista T. and I were in the happiest place on earth.  Specifically, I think we were on the California Screamer.  

Man alive, I can't believe it's already been seven days.  I would give anything to be back with Mickey and the gang. 

 I didn't think Disneyland could get any more magnificent than it was when I was a tiny princess worshiper . . . but when you're there with your one true love, magic happens.  Time stops.  Music plays.  You're transported into another universe--where everything is exactly as it should be.

Our getaway started in the majestic land of Saint George, Utah.  I always love visiting my in-laws in good ol' estgee, but this visit was particularly lovely.  Mama T., Mary Anne, and myself had some quality girls' time--watching the newest Jane Eyre movie, and eating delicious Greek food.  Mary Anne allowed me to use her as a Barbie doll.  Doesn't she look stunning?

The next morning, at five o'clock am, Mista T. and I began our journey on to California.  We visited with my grandparents in Canyon Lake, and I ate a steak larger than my face.  Getting to Canyon Lake was quite the endeavor.  Our Google Map directions led us to a Bed Bath and Beyond in Lake Elsinore.  My grandparent's don't live there.  It was confusing.  

We then traveled a bit further and visited Mista T.'s family in Glendora.  I'm learning to really like children (gasp).  Mista T.'s cousins' kids are some of the cutest little bug-a-boo's I've ever seen.  They couldn't figure out my name for awhile, so they referred to me as "Barbie."  I was flattered.  Mista T. was not as flattered.  They referred to him as my 'daddy.'  They did have fun mauling him, nonetheless.

Mista T.'s grandpa graciously allowed us to stay at his home (conveniently located 45 minutes away from Disneyland).  I didn't think I was going to be able sleep . . . I was so excited!  

The next morning we woke up, ate breakfast with grandpa, and headed down to Disneyland.  I might have been the most enthuastic person in the park.  Possibly.  

There really weren't a whole lot of people at Disneyland, comparitavely.  The longest line we waited in was about 12 minutes.  So lucky!  We did almost everything there is to do!  

Outside of the Haunted Mansion

Eating Beef Jerky for the first time (out of a package)

For the children.

watching Captain EO

Apparently, when Mista T. was younger, he actually pulled the sword out of the stone. Fancy.

Toy Story Mania

Inside the Tower of Terror


Looking awesome on Space Mountain

The Blue Bayou


I want to go back so bad.


Nathan and Kristen said...

It looks like you had so much fun!!! I love that place so much! Just reading your post made my heart ache cuz I want to be back there right now. haha You two are so cute! And I'm glad you had a fun trip!

Lisa said...

Glad you had fun! My kids would have LOVED the Toy Story stuff. Someday we need to take them!

Jess said...

I really want to go back. I wish I didn't loose our pictures from our trip. I am so glad you had so much fun there. It really is a magical place to be.

Mary Anne said...
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Papa said...

What wonderful pictures of Disney magic. What is even more magical is that love and unity you two share so early on in your marriage. It is the making for one long and enduring marriage.

So glad you were able to go to D.L. and see Papa Shurtliff and some of the Wolfe family. Just a little secret, Chelsea: you "are" a true princess and you are making a true prince out of our son. (Not that he was a frog before!)

Brittany Lew Whoo said...

i'm so jealous that you got to go to the blue bayou! that's my favorite restaurant ever. lucky girl. :)

Annette said...

So fun to see all the pictures! What a fun trip. Disneyland is sooo awesome!

The Harrison's said...

Looks like you had such a fun time! After your blog I totally want to go on a trip this summer!
PS. your space mountain picture made me laugh for SO long! :)