Monday, October 27, 2008

Trip to Apple Hill

We had a full house this past weekend! Yeadon's mom came up from California and brought our two nieces, Kailey and Kaydence. They came for Yead's graduation. It was crazy with four girls under 5 running around and all who have names that start with "K"! Anyway, I have been wanting to go to Apple Hill for years after having only gone one time in the past, so I planned a trip this past Saturday. We all piled into two cars and headed up to the mountains. Stacia, Yeadon's sister, met us there. It was great! The girls got their arms painted (instead of their faces because really, who LIKES having cracking paint on their face??), we picked pumpkins in a huge pumpkin patch, walked through a corn maze, and rode on a little train. We were going to pick apples, but MAN!! It was HOT up there! We all thought it would have been much cooler than it was, especially being in the mountains, but alas it was not! Suffice it to say, we had fun, the girls were exhausted by the end of the day, and we will be painting (or something) on our pumpkins this evening. Happy day to you!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Day at the Park

Life has been so crazy around here (as usual) and it seems that we are non-stop-go yet have little to show for it. So I took the girlies out the other day just to have fun. We went and got the truck washed (the girls were fascinated by the car wash!) and then we went to the park to play and feed the ducks. It seems like life has just been in a choatice holding pattern for us (with Yeadon in the Academy, the girls being sick, appointments all the time, etc.) and I wanted the girls to experience something fun and new. So off to Virgina Lake we went. Kayden and Kaelin loved it! Although Kaelin enjoyed eating the bread herself instead of throwing it to the ducks, overall, we all had fun... Until a group of four geese decided to bully the other 30 or so fowl that were contentedly eating our leftover hot dog buns... These bullying geese were so mean to all the others and then they tried to get at the girls! Kayden had to jump up on the bench I was sitting on and I kept swinging my empty plastic bag at them to make them go away... Suffice it to say, we left quickly and went to play at the playground. It was a great day spent with my favorite girls and I hope we can have a few more days like it before the weather turns too cold.