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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,710
Posted By disneywiseowl
Thats the prettiest caterpillar Ive ever seen! ...

Thats the prettiest caterpillar Ive ever seen!

Wish I could have seen the production if it was all of that standard. :)
Forum: Christmas 17 Oct 19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,463
Posted By disneywiseowl
I have no taste. I love all advent calendars...

I have no taste. I love all advent calendars. Last year we had wine, beer, cheese, chocolate, candles, jewellery & Lego calendars & were all adults! Lol.
Were trying to cut down this year so Ive...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 9 Oct 19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By disneywiseowl
Sunbathing, shopping, artwork & good food. My...

Sunbathing, shopping, artwork & good food. My recipe for a perfect holiday as well. 😊

When did Maddy become so grown up though!
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 7 Oct 19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By disneywiseowl
Were staying in a villa on Indian Wells. Just my...

Were staying in a villa on Indian Wells. Just my eldest daughter & me this time. We dont do Disney much now ( spoiled by the early years of low/no crowds). Big sci-fi fans tho so will be going to...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 6 Oct 19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By disneywiseowl
Thank you for a terrific trippie. Ive really...

Thank you for a terrific trippie. Ive really enjoyed reading along.
were also going in May 20. - cant wait...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 6 Oct 19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,320
Posted By disneywiseowl
We loved Efteling (went last May). Dont miss...

We loved Efteling (went last May). Dont miss Droomvlucht!

The atmosphere reminded me of how MK used to be (a long time ago). Friendly, courteous staff, reasonable prices & happy visitors.

My...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By disneywiseowl
Insurance companies arent keen on flying...

Insurance companies arent keen on flying freeholds because of maintenance issues. Do a dummy online quote just to check the premium, terms etc.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 2 Oct 19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By disneywiseowl
Mines a Remington but Ive had it for years...

Mines a Remington but Ive had it for years. Just had a quick look online. Homedics seem to be the most popular make. Id probably get one of those if I was buying a new one.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 29 Sep 19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By disneywiseowl
Me neither. Its so much better than the old...

Me neither. Its so much better than the old ibuprofen/Deep Heat type ointments imo.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 29 Sep 19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By disneywiseowl
Ive recommended it to quite a few people now &...

Ive recommended it to quite a few people now & they all say it works for them. :)

OP: I also love my parrafin wax bath. If she hasnt already got one, might be a nice Xmas present for your Mum?
Forum: Shopping in Florida 28 Sep 19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By disneywiseowl
I have arthritic fingers, 4 artificial pip joints...

I have arthritic fingers, 4 artificial pip joints etc & take NSAIDS & Omeprazole, which you can also buy over the counter there.

Has your mum tried Flexeseq gel from Lloyds? Not cheap but its on...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 26 Sep 19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,129
Posted By disneywiseowl
Thanks for another brilliant report. I love the...

Thanks for another brilliant report. I love the amount of detail you put in & your photos are always so colourful. The fireworks pictures were amazing. Ive never bothered to watch the castle...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Sep 19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By disneywiseowl
Your best chance is probably the sports bars &...

Your best chance is probably the sports bars & especially the Irish pubs. Ive watched games in an English pub in Dr Phillips (Sand Lake rd) & an Irish pub down the 27 (lovely breakfast with proper...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 13 Sep 19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By disneywiseowl
Really enjoyed reading your report so far &...

Really enjoyed reading your report so far & appreciate the amount of detail youve put in.
The supermarket prices are getting scary though. $4 for milk!

Im thinking its probably cheaper to eat...
Forum: General Chat 9 Sep 19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,044
Posted By disneywiseowl
Thanks for the update & good to hear that his...

Thanks for the update & good to hear that his breathing has improved. It may only be baby steps for now but hell get there in the end.
As others have said, dont forget to look after yourself &...
Forum: Latest 7 Sep 19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 71,046
Posted By disneywiseowl
Mako for me. Manta was too uncomfortable. Think...

Mako for me. Manta was too uncomfortable. Think it was an age thing though, my daughters love it!
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,044
Posted By disneywiseowl
Thanks for the update Mr T. Sending positive...

Thanks for the update Mr T.
Sending positive thoughts, prayers & best wishes to all the family.X
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Sep 19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By disneywiseowl
Just go to Guest Services & explain the problem...

Just go to Guest Services & explain the problem. Im not sure how it works with the magic bands now but I used to get a card that allowed use of the alternative entrance (wheelchair entrance/ride...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,689
Posted By disneywiseowl
I think we should all join in & do the Dibb...

I think we should all join in & do the Dibb Conga.

Derr, Dibb,Dibb,Dibb,Dibb,Dibb,Dibb...
:d:

Well done you & I hope you have a great holiday.

Re snacks - maybe gingerbread cookies to...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,044
Posted By disneywiseowl
So sorry to hear this. Thinking of you & your...

So sorry to hear this. Thinking of you & your family & sending positive vibes & love to all. X
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 5 Sep 19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By disneywiseowl
Thx again for another great trip report. I love...

Thx again for another great trip report. I love your writing style but I especially like them because I have two daughters & it takes me back to our wonderful trips when they were little. Ill never...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,674
Posted By disneywiseowl
She is beautiful, such lovely eyes. ❤️ Will be...

She is beautiful, such lovely eyes. ❤️
Will be thinking of her & you today. Hope all goes well. X
Forum: General Trip Reports 31 Aug 19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By disneywiseowl
Im really looking forward to your trippie. We...

Im really looking forward to your trippie. We had a few holidays in Asia in the late 70s but never got to Vietnam - not a good place to go then - so Im going to enjoy reading about your experience...
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,357
Posted By disneywiseowl
Sorry to hear your sad news. Sending best wishes...

Sorry to hear your sad news. Sending best wishes to you, your family & especially your wife. X
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Aug 19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By disneywiseowl
Some alternative suggestions: 1. You could...

Some alternative suggestions:
1. You could drive to Westfield Brandon Mall, bout 10 mins from the junction of I75 & I4, eat there, Bahama Breeze etc, then drive back later to Lindfields, thus...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 26 Aug 19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By disneywiseowl
The shop at Men in Black tends to have the most...

The shop at Men in Black tends to have the most varied stock on site, Hawkins hoodies etc. Or try the Pop Culture shops in the Florida Mall like PopCult, Hot Topic, Box Lunch etc.

Have you seen...
Forum: General Chat 25 Aug 19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,269
Posted By disneywiseowl
So sorry to hear about your husband & wishing you...

So sorry to hear about your husband & wishing you all strength to get through it.
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 114,602
Posted By disneywiseowl
I havent commented before but followed this...

I havent commented before but followed this thread, wishing you luck (like many Dibbers).

Hope today goes smoothly for you & you go on to have a wonderful holiday.

Its not much compensation...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Aug 19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By disneywiseowl
Glad you got the good news in time & Hope you...

Glad you got the good news in time & Hope you have a great holiday!
:wave:
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By disneywiseowl
We loved that show. After we realised that the...

We loved that show. After we realised that the only way to get through was to pick random numbers & be lucky, my DH managed to get through. They were all American questions but He got to 500k...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,720
Posted By disneywiseowl
Ooooh. Starsky & Hutch original board game for...

Ooooh. Starsky & Hutch original board game for any form of chocolate?
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,535
Posted By disneywiseowl
😂😂😂😂😂😂

😂😂😂😂😂😂
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,535
Posted By disneywiseowl
At 4yr old, my daughter was picked to play Mary...

At 4yr old, my daughter was picked to play Mary in the infant schools nativity play. 3 mothers told me that she shouldnt have been chosen because she had blonde hair!
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,720
Posted By disneywiseowl
Ive been stockpiling board games for years - in...

Ive been stockpiling board games for years - in case of a Zombie Apocalypse - so I can use these for currency to buy food when the power goes out...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 19 Aug 19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,997
Posted By disneywiseowl
4mins from boiling for me. Guess, youll just...

4mins from boiling for me. Guess, youll just have to experiment. :)
Forum: Itineraries 19 Aug 19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By disneywiseowl
PrincessCastle posted a terrific trip report...

PrincessCastle posted a terrific trip report about her familys stay at the Give Kids the Worldvillage. Theres a lot of info you might find useful.
Hope you all have a fab week. X
Forum: Special Needs 18 Aug 19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By disneywiseowl
Another option weve done twice is to buy a...

Another option weve done twice is to buy a wheelchair from Walmart. Pre-order online & collect when you arrive. It can work out cheaper than renting depending on length of stay & you have the...
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,671
Posted By disneywiseowl
With apologies for the picture quality. Cape...

With apologies for the picture quality.

Cape San Blas, Florida:
Our villa:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/10361/cbca042f26ea6b.jpg

Our beach:
...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Aug 19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By disneywiseowl
I bought the Olaf Xmas dvd in Tesco yesterday -...

I bought the Olaf Xmas dvd in Tesco yesterday - 50p.
Its only a shortie & will probably be on tv again but still convenient to have for any visiting kids at Xmas...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 12 Aug 19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 59,300
Posted By disneywiseowl
Walkies!

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/10361/4d9d7489188e2a.jpg


Taken on iPhone yesterday, in the field near our house.
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