Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Tulip Festival

The gardens at Thanksgiving Point are celebrating their annual Tulip Festival right now.  It's gorgeous!
Monday it was sunny and beautiful here in Utah and we thought it would be the perfect place to let the kids play outside. 
My mom and I met Janelle and her four youngest, and
Billy and Jen and their two little ones there.
Of course I had my camera in hand the entire time and caught some sweet moments between the cousins.  
The kids loved feeding the fish in the big pond
And they all wanted a little bit of Grandma's attention.  She really is the best Grandma!
They wanted to smell all of the flowers and pretended that they smelled like different yummy foods.
They posed for lots of pictures and asked for me to take even more...
I was even able to take a few pictures of beautiful Jocelyn in the secret garden!
We had fun watching them romp around rolling and somersaulting down the big grassy amphitheater.
Brynne begged to have her picture taken while she was showing how old she was turning that day
If you're anywhere close, don't miss out on the Tulip Festival.  It was fun for all!

Monday, April 26, 2010

Big Time Birthday Fun!

Princess Brynne turned 5 today!!
In our family when it's your birthday you call the shots. After a day of girlie fun romping around the Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point Brynne was ready for some rough and tumble fun! We had a little party at Classic Fun in Sandy Utah.

Brynne had come here on her last visit and knew it was exactly where she wanted to celebrate tonight. She was thrilled to have each friend and family member there. It was so important to her that everyone got to come and join the fun.

So we did. All of us!! What a crew we were! The first order of business was the Blast Zone.
The room is encircled by nets and little fortresses from which to BLAST your friends and family with foam balls. You can never let your guard down in here! And this is where Brynne wanted to go little princess definitely shows evidence of having three older brothers!

The mega blaster has some serious umph behind it!
Everything is powered by air pressure and the little station with the floating balls was so cool to play with.
Regarless of weather or not there were any balls in it!
The biggest thrill though was the Daredevil Slide. The sign said it wasn't for chickens, and they weren't kidding...
One look at all of our faces and you can imagine what this ride was like!

We went in for the kids but definitely had just as much fun as they did!
Next up was the Bounce Room! About 15 very large inflatable play structures all crammed next to eachother.
Brynne is such a monkey and just went right on up to the top of the biggest ones!

Once again we started out just "helping the kids" up the slides

but of course we all ended up having a little fun of our own!

Big kids and little kids alike had some big time fun tonight!