Saturday, April 17, 2010

Pretty Flowers

On Friday, BJ decided to use one of his vacation days and we all visited the St. Louis Botanical Gardens. We were considerably impressed.  The gardens were overflowing with spring blossoms!  The gardens also boasted an extra large Japanese and Chinese garden which, of course we both loved.

When BJ was done oohing at all the azaleas (despite his constant sneezing and extra puffy red eyes--allergies you know) and when I was done ahhing all the tulip beds (both of us making mental notes on color combos for our someday-we-hope-in-the-very-near-future yard) we took the girls to a really fun children's garden...where we promptly lost our precious # 2 for about 10 minutes.  After the panic wore off, the girls (and their parents) were able to run and get nice and dirty. 

It was a long day that made all our legs ache.  One of those good aches though, you know?  Oh but it was soooo wonderful to have an entire day with all 4 of us!  

You'll notice that most of the pictures are of Cambree.  Haylee didn't feel very well and was not excited about me taking her picture.  I guess I didn't take many pictures of the flowers either but hey, you all know what flowers look like right?  My kids are more fun to look at anyway in my perfectly unbiased opinion. :)


Mindy and Jason said...

How fun! I love going to gardens like that! Haylee looks like she doesn't feel good and Bree, as always, so cute! I'm glad you guys got a day off together. Good for you!

jkmeyers said...

Hooray - a family date day! Hopefully Haylee was able to at least enjoy some of it.