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Day 4 (The Last Full Day- At Sea!)

Every day was jam packed with fun and activities.  On the final day we woke up and hurried and got dressed because it was time to meet all of the princesses (with no wait using our tickets) and the Disney Jr. characters. We were almost late because Gabby slept so late! It was magical and the highlight of our day for sure! Every princess took their time making Gabby feel like a princess her self, I think she really believed that they were THE princesses we've read about and watched in movies.













After meeting the Disney Jr. characters we had lunch with Grandma and Grandpa and we all talked about all of the fun of seeing the princess and Doc McStuffins!

We then enjoyed the pool and hot tub with lots of swimming.  Then Gabby had some special time with Grandma and Grandpa while Mommy and Daddy went on a date.  Our service at Palo was great and it was nice to have a little time with just the two of us.  After dinner we bumped into Gabby and Grandma leaving the theater.  We happened upon lines that you could wait in to say goodbye to all of the Disney characters.  We lucked out and were able to help Gabby have a dance party with Minnie, Chip and Dale, and Goofy and to give all of the princesses hugs farewell.  It was a fun way to end our vacation, but bittersweet because it was official that we were going to wake up and head off of the boat and back to the reality of phones and responsibilities.



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