Okay, back to the trip! This was our second sea day.
I didn't think we had taken pictures of our stateroom, but I guess Clinton took this one. It shows the Navigator's Veranda we had. It wasn't a full veranda just had an open porthole. We enjoyed it, though!
We took Emma to the buffet to get her some breakfast before she went to the kids club. We didn't eat much, because we were looking forward to brunch at Palo, the adults only restaurant. It had a small upcharge of $20 a person, but it was well worth it! For starters, we got a complementary champagne cocktail! I had a mimosa and Clinton had a Kir Royale. I, then, had many more mimosas! The unique thing about the brunch was there were many buffet style stations and you could order hot entrees. Our server, Vitor from Portugal, took us around to see all the stations and explain the food.
So many amazing things to choose from! I hate that I forgot to take a picture of our plates from the buffet! We did order some hot entrees. Clinton got the margarita pizza.
I got the Chicken Parm with Risotto. Now, I almost didn't order this, because you can get it everywhere, and there was so many things that I wanted to try that aren't as readily available. But I had read so many rave reviews about it, and Vitor recommended it.
Let me tell you, this is the best thing I ate on the whole trip. And that's saying something, because we ate some good food!
|This was the view from our table. Amazing!|
We headed down and picked up Emma from the kids club and changed for the pool!
|Emma in the Mickey pool.|
|She loved the "ears" of the pool.|
|It was pretty windy!|
(sorry there are so many pictures of this, but it makes me smile!)
|Had to lose the cover-up!|
|Get it guuuurrrlll!|
This went on for about 30 minutes, with me and Clinton laughing so hard. She is our main source of entertainment.
We walked around to the front of the ship. The wind was BLOWING!
|Clinton's "King of the World" moment!|
|Just being silly!|
|I guess this is Em's "|
|While we were in line, guess who we saw up on Deck 10! The Hook, himself! We decided to get his picture later and hold our place in line.|
|Photo bombed! Ugh!|
|Eating up all the cookies! I didn't even get one!|
Alice showed everyone the proper way to have tea, while the Madhatter acted, well, crazy, and showed us some silly games. We, also, sang the "Unbirthday Song". We had a good time!
After the tea party, we got ready for dinner. We were in Lumiere's dining room. Before I post the food pics, let me tell you about our table mates. We had met them the previous night at Parrot Cay. There was a woman, who was our age. She had a little girl, Maddie Beth, who was Em's age, and a boy, Micah, who was 2. They were the most precious kids! Her in-laws were with her, and they were the nicest people. They are retired school teachers, but they are from Alabama. Uh-oh... Clinton had on his LSU shirt the night we met. BUT they are Auburn fans, so we were still compatible. We enjoyed talking with them each night, and the kids were extremely well behaved! Way better than Em, and she was pretty good!
Back to the food!
|My app- shrimp & asparagus. Let me say, I've never had shrimp cooked as perfectly as I did on that boat! Every single time I ate shrimp, they were perfect!|
|Clinton's app- duck confit. I don't think he liked it.|
|My soup- French Onion. Not my fave.|
|Clinton's entree- fish. Can't remember the details.|
|My entree- Lamb shank with polenta. My second favorite entree after the chicken parm!|
|Clinton and I shared this Grand Marnier souffle. It was amazing!|
|If there is creme brulee on the menu, I'm ordering it. In fact, we both did. Yes, we had two desserts! Yum!|
|The mural on the wall in the restaurant! Beautiful!|
We picked Em up after the show and took her back to the Studio Sea for a family game show. It was "Who Wants to be a Mouseketeer?", a play on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" It was fun, but we didn't get picked to play. Em was upset, but I think Clinton was more upset FOR her than she actually was. Ha!
We went to bed after another full fun day!
|A towel puppy waited for us in the room!|