Grace and I were invited to Blogger Day at the Philadelphia Zoo this week. Wow. Just wow. Before we left, Grace and I checked out the Philadelphia Zoo’s website. We looked at pictures of many of the animals, and Grace decided that she was most interested in seeing the hippopotamus, the rhinoceros, and the parrot. I was excited about seeing the gorillas, orangutan, and otters. Being 18 weeks pregnant, traveling alone with Grace, and knowing the temperature was to creep up into the 90’s with very high humidity, I made a mental plan ahead of time. I knew we wouldn’t … Read more
A few weeks ago, on a shopping trip, Joe told me he’d never played on a Slip N Slide. I couldn’t believe it. Given this tragic news, I wouldn’t allow him to pass by the Slip N Slides without buying one. It was $9. Our Slip N Slide sat around in the box for a month or more, and then, one hot afternoon, Joe spread it out in the yard. The instructions suggest that the Slip N Slide is for ages 5 to 12 only. Neither Grace nor Joe is in that age range, but it didn’t stop them from … Read more
I love the summer To Do lists that are popping up on blogs all over the place.
I have been waiting for the year when Grace could help me plan the activities we’d enjoy over the summer.
I went to a princess show, and I loved it.
You could say that I’ve had a change of heart.
The show that I’m talking is Disney on Ice presents Princess Classics. It is currently touring the country, and we attended opening night in Hershey, PA.
A few weeks ago, Grace and I stumbled upon the free Make and Take craft at our local Michael’s craft store. It was really fun for Grace and for me, and we came home with a great-looking picture frame that Grace painted to give to Joe for Valentine’s Day. I started looking into more free activities at local stores, and I’ve found quite a few. Each has a suggested age range. These are nationwide programs. Some require preregistration, others don’t. Make sure you check the website or your local store for details. Michael’s March 20 – Paint a t-shirt (free … Read more