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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Zippity Zoo Da

Another week, another day at the zoo, this time with some of our favorite people - Colleen, Brendan, and new baby Lainey.  Sorry Lainey, I didn't snap any photos of you in the carrier.  Both Lainey and Dylan spent the majority of their zoo visit strapped to our respective chests, enjoying their rides and providing a little extra calorie burn for the mommies.  Seriously, I have those Sketchers flip flops that are supposed to help you tone your legs and tush, and they never seem to do anything.  Throw D in the Ergo for a zoo visit, and suddenly I feel like writing a testimonial for them!

Of course, it didn't hurt that we were at the zoo for about fourteen days.  Abbey and Brendan had a blast hanging out and checking out everything.  By everything, I don't necessarily mean the animals.  Animals were visited, don't worry, but so were zoo benches, random blades of grass, and some plucked marigolds.  (The marigolds in question were NOT picked by our children, although it was touch and go for a few minutes trying to explain why they couldn't pick the flowers after watching another little girl do it.)

All in all, the zoo delivered, as usual.  We have paid for that membership so many times over.  I almost feel guilty about it!
so excited to see her great friend
"the turtle you ride on"
filling cups with water
and dumping out water
and filling cups with water
a rock to climb
a pipe in the ground to explore
a tiger to visit
an elephant to hug
Handy Brendan, a close cousin of Handy Manny's is fixing the ground for the elephant
Handy Brendan's skills were also needed on various benches and fences around the zoo
the ice wall
copious amount of hand sanitizer are always used after the ice wall
no photographs, please
look at that little smirk
flirt

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2 Comments:

  • At September 15, 2010 at 5:24 PM , Blogger Jackie said...

    Hi! Stopping by to take a look & get to know you a little bit. Your kids are adorable! I wanted to tell you too that I *just* bought that exact Ergo in your profile picture on BabySteals! I love it!

     
  • At September 15, 2010 at 10:49 PM , Blogger angela said...

    Jackie,

    I got mine at BabySteals, too, when my little guy was first born. We love, love, love it. He is so content in there.

     

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