Wednesday, March 18, 2009

First Few Days of Spring Break

The kids are on Spring Break this week and we tinkered with a few destination places and then decided we'd rather go on vacation when it is not Spring Break. So we decided to do a few things around here. On Monday we went and got lots of vegetables and planted them. The kids LOVED it. They each picked out different things...along with mommy's tomatoes. They had fun planting their plants and watering them. But, they especially loved when I got the water hose out and started spraying them in their clothes and then let them play jump rope in the water. They thought I was so cool. They were telling all the neighbors how I sprayed them in their clothes..it was really cute. Tuesday Frank took off work and we took the kids to the Houston Aquarium. We did the train ride, saw all the tanks, white tiger, ate at the restaurant and played a few games. The kids had blast. But I must say Hadley liked the fish the most. She kept pointing at the fish saying, "f-i-s." But Gavin and Ellie enjoyed the petting part. They got to pet tame stingrays that actually come up to you for you to pet them. It was a fun day.
Then today we went to Brehnam to the Bluebell Ice Cream Factory. We weren't the only one's with that idea- it was packed. But it was fun. We waited patiently for a little over an hour to do the 15 minute tour, but it was fun. While we waited Hadley had fun walking up and down the line, waving and smiling at random people. Ellie and Gavin tagged along with her for a while. We then enjoyed the tour and of course the ice cream at the end.
Anyway, here are a few pictures from our first few days of Spring Break 2009:

11 comments:

parsonsfamily said...

Looks like you guys had fun...what great ideas! I've always loved the Bluebell factory.

THE PETERSONS said...

That does look like a fun and busy spring break. I love love love the picture of the girls walking together in matching outfits.

You are such a beautiful family!

THE PETERSONS said...

By the way, love your taste in music. Sometimes I just leave your blog up on another page to have the music in the background.

Tanni said...

It looks like you guys had fun! I hope that great white shark does not show up in your bath tub! :)

Mike and Jess Richey said...

How fun! You are so creative!!

Courtney said...

Don't you love it when the kid are surprised by the Mommy breaking the rules? LOL! What a cool mom!

Amy said...

I love all the little trips! Fun memories as a family.

Toni said...

Looks like y'all had a great day! Totally craving blue bell now! Had a blast hanging out the night!

The Guess Family said...

Cute stuff!!! We miss BlueBell, it is a little thing you take for granted in Texas.
:)

ashley said...

Wow, what great ideas of what to do for fun just right around the corner!! What an awesome Mom!!

Jenni said...

We need to go to the Bluebell place! Kendrick alsways wants to go but it is always a weekend! You always think of fun things!