One last fun summer activity before school starts on Monday!
Chickadee was very excited that the Lego “I am Groot” she pre-ordered got here sooner than she was expecting!
Isn’t he adorable?!?
I’m really happy that Lego made a set of one of Chickadee’s favorite characters!
Last night, while we waited for Moose to be done with band, Chickadee told me a funny story about an elephant visiting Disney World!
If you’re concerned, she was only sitting in the front with me while we waited…when we’re driving, she’s always buckled in the back seat, because I’ve always taken care safety very seriously!
Chickadee went to the orthodontist yesterday, and for the first time since her first appointment, I was able to go into the office with her, which was kind of weird after all this time!
Maybe this is the last picture of Chickadee at Disney…I came across this “magic shot” one of the Disney PhotoPass photographers took at EPCOT, and it really tickled me!
Here are a few more pictures from our trip to Disney World, including one of Chickadee on the ride she was most excited about…Dumbo the Flying Elephant!
I don’t know was more excited to meet Minnie Mouse…Chickadee or me!
Chickadee was very excited to visit the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. this week!
Saturday was a Very Exciting Day, because we went to the Cardinals game, and Chickadee got to see Fredbird for the first time in almost four years!
If you’re wondering what absolute joy looks like, this is it:
We also found a cool, life-size bobblehead of Paul Goldschmidt. Not as fun as Fredbird, but still exciting!
It was so good to be back at one of our favorite places!
Yesterday, for the first time in I’m not even sure how long (at least five years!), the whole family went to a Cardinals game at Busch Stadium! We took a walk around Ballpark Village when we arrived downtown:
It’s changed a lot in the last few years!
We stopped to say “hi” to Stan, of course:
And then got in line almost an hour before the gates opened:
The reason we got in line so early was to make sure we were there in time for the giveaway…Molina and Wainwright Mystery Championship Replica Rings. This is my favorite type of giveaway, and they’re really nice!
Our seats were excellent…we were in the last row, so we had a nice breeze, and we were in the shade for pretty much the entire game! Plus, we could see the Arch, which is always nice.
When we were walking around, we found this cool life-size bobblehead of Ladybug’s favorite player who isn’t named Albert Pujols:
And Bunny, Chickadee, and I went in search of Fredbird:
Ballpark food is the best!
It was the perfect day. We got to see everyone’s favorite battery (Wainwright and Molina) start their 316th game together, putting them in a tie for second place on the all-time battery list! And we got to see Tommy Edman get his first walk-off, which was a total thrill! We couldn’t have asked for a better ending!
It was so good to be back at my favorite place!
The only thing that could have made today better is if we had gotten to see Pujols bat, but we did see him in the dugout, so we’ll call that good enough, and the perfect day at Busch!