Sunday, February 26, 2012

Date Night

Last night, Grandma Cathy watched the boys and Jon and I had a date. I had to post these two photos of the evening because they are extremely rare.
Jon and I are out together, alone, and I am wearing makeup.

Grandma Cathy captured this image of the Amazing Spiderwolf with her phone and sent it to us while we were out.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Stomp stomp, clap clap, Ahoooooo!

The post title is the official Wiley Wolf cheer chanted by guests and animals of the Great Wolf Lodge.

Today, we 4 Burbanks returned from an amazing 24 hours spent there.  We have had this booked for at least a month and the trip accidentally landed on a day when it was sunny and nearly 80 degrees in Columbia.  Oh, well.  Still, we were off to an indoor water park for a really great time.

We have been there 3 times in the past 14 months.  It is possibly slightly abnormal that I love this place so much.  So, we are giving our wallets and our swimsuits a break for a while.  BUT, we still had an amazing time yesterday and today!
i heart cool, funky kids in cool, funky goggles

i also heart this crazy jet ski kid

And, that concludes the photos that were taken in the waterpark.  Even though we spent the majority of our time in the water, I was leery of having the Canon in that environment for very long.  The rest of the photos were taken during the fun we had while dry.
the dudes LOVED our Kid Camp suite

This was Andrew's first time with the MagiQuest experience.  He LOVES that wand (with the skeleton topper, of course) and we all enjoyed seeing him activate things all over the lodge. 

on the way to the pajama clock tower show and story time last night

Back in the suite, the craziness continued.

These guys were EXHAUSTED.  It was Ethan's first "big boy bed" experience and Andrew's first top bunk experience.

The next morning, we were raring to go once again.

And then it was off to see the more intimate morning clock tower show.

Breakfast in the Loose Moose Cottage

Here we are by the clock tower right before leaving this morning.  TIE-YERD.

I know not why we were yelling.

Love these brudders and the great time we just had with them. 
Goodbye for now, Great Wolf.  We will see you again, I promise!!!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Happy Fat Tuesday

We are loving our school break. This afternoon we walked the hounds and boys to our development's playground for a little fun.

Looking ahead to swimming in warmer weather

motley crew on the walk home

we had to check out the steamroller, too

Monday, February 20, 2012

Farewell, Leezurd.

Leapin' Lizards, one of our favorite local bouncy houses, is closing its doors this Saturday!  So this morning, my friend Carrie and I took our younguns there one last time.

The first three photos are of Andrew from a visit THREE years ago.  Time has flown!!!  Sadly, I couldn't find any photos of Ethan playing there, but he is technically in the first photo since I was one month pregnant.

And, the rest of these pics are from today.  We had a lot of fun and will miss that place.
Carrie's pretty Emmalyn

Colorful Nicholas!

Andrew always loved this shopping cart, as well.

Down the pirate slide!

Carrie wowed 'em with the magnetic reptile table

Silly ELE

These guys crack me up.
Farewell, Leapin' Lizards. You helped me make lots of fun memories as a stay-at-home mama and beyond.