One week and counting!

Today's family outing to the zoo proved a big success. Violet is to an age where she really gets excited about little critters. We brought along a stroller for the first time EVER. Which was a handy rolling cart for jackets and diaper bag. I got my obligatory souvenier magnet. Violet got a tree frog poster. The outing inspired me to start planning some things to do on our Chicago trip that occurs in 7 days. The sheer volume of activites I found made me grimace at our South Carolina options, but I'm very excited. Brookfield Zoo is free to military, and under 2 is free. So there's a pretty cheap outing. The Chicago children's museum is free on the first Monday of the month. We'll be in town on the first Monday of the month. There are a few farms in the Suburbs we might check out, although Aunt Teri has a free ready made farm waiting for us. I'm getting very excited about out trip. Minus the 18 1/2 hours in the car with a 17 month old.

6 rubber neckers:

WunEyedDog said...

Yay for the zoo and stuff to do. If we bring enough Muh!!! She'll be fine.

ChiroMum said...

Hey guys!! Glad to hear that ya'll had fun at the zoo...I think that we will be investing in a family pack later in the spring. I have a feeling that Im going to be searching for stuff this summer to do with Ms. BeeBabe. I've missed you guys...working sucks big time. Here's to all wonderful SAHM's whom I will join in 6 months and change.... :)

rollerskater said...

and to think i'm nervous about 1 hr. on a plane.

sweetviolet said...

birdy- i can't believe i'm saying it, but all hail the mighty car dvd player.

chiro- well well well. look who makes an appearance between toddler, work, family crisis, and baby sickness. we're waiting for you to join our ranks. then we get to watch soap operas and eat bonbons, right?

skater- violet did REALLY well on a plane when she was still little and nursing. didn't make a peep. NOW she'd be a lunatic.

Ayn Marie said...

HOW FUN!!!!!! I wish we had stuff like that around here...I am going to have to start searching for fun stuff for us to do this summer.

Eric said...

Sorry I haven't visited lately. Been hella busy. Call us (read Amy) when you are in Chi-town.


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