Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Mommy / Baby Birthday Weekend!

Two years ago, Taylor was my unexpected birthday present!  Forever and ever, we will get to celebrate our birthdays together!  This year was no different.  We spent a fun filled weekend at DISNEY WORLD!!!  I haven’t been to Disney with Taylor yet, so it was really special for us! 


She is such a fun age.  Still a little too young to really “get” Disney and to enjoy it all, but it was still so much fun seeing the excitement in her eyes.  Our good friends, Marc and Haden came along with us too.  They were good sports putting up with some of the “baby” stuff Tay and I wanted to do :)



Taylor appeared to be tall enough for the Goofy rollercoaster, but she apparently shrunk an inch after waiting in line, because when we got up there, they said she wasn’t quite tall enough to ride.  BOOO!  It was going to be scary for me to take her on it anyway – it’s kind of a big deal for a little kid rollercoaster!  Next time, Tay!


The kids at least kept us entertained in line…

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It is an absolute must at Disney to eat your own Mickey Ice Cream, so I let Taylor just go to town on it.  As Taylor would say, she was a “MESS!”!  Chocolate was EVERWHERE!  That Minney dress was pretty much a total loss afterwards.


Should this not be the face for a Disney commercial?!  I know, as her mother I am biased, but I love the joy and excitement that I see in her face here…


and here… :)


Taylor met one of her favorites too – Daisy Duck!!  She even gave Daisy a kiss on the beak. That was quite a treat for her :)


We are just so thankful and blessed to have the opportunity to go to Disney.  It was a fun time and great memories were made!  Any day; happy or sad, rested or sleep deprived, bored or busy - is a day that I am thankful to be with my Tay Tay.  Believe it or not, I even thanked God for her as she was throwing a two-year-old fit and melted down from lack of sleep in the middle of the Magic Kingdom.  Good times! :)



  1. Happy (belated) birthday to both of you beautiful gals!

  2. Looks like she had a blast!!! Happy birthday to both of you :)

  3. AWE, I love, love, love the pictures! I'm so glad you guys had such a great time!! How lucky are we to live an hour from Disney?!

  4. You both look so happy!! Happy happy birthday to you and Taylor!
    Keep those beautiful smiles! God bless you both! xoxo

  5. Great photos Lauren and what a lovely way to spend your birthdays :)

  6. Happy Birthday, Lauren and Taylor!!! Looks like a perfect way to spend the day!!!

  7. Love that last photo of you two SO much!