Sunday, February 22, 2009

SeaWorld


Adam riding the carousal.





When Adam and I moved to Florida, I told him the one place I wanted to go before we left was SeaWorld. That was our adventure this weekend. Hunter saw stingrays, dolphins, seals, walrus, penguins, a polar bear, and the great Shamu (killer whale show). AMAZING!!! Hunter has his 2 year molars coming in so he wasn't his energizing self, but he still had fun. I think Hunter's favorite part of the day was the Pet Show that involved tons of cats, dogs, birds, and even a pig and skunk. Weird combination, but amazing how these people train these animals. I think my favorite part of the day was Shamu. Adam enjoyed the Sea Lion show.
We discovered that he is not a "Nap In The Car" child. We planned each day out perfectly so that he would take his 2 hour nap in the car. The 2 hour naps turned to 25 minute naps...each day. He did perfect in the car. Last night Adam and I wanted to venture out and try a new restaurant. We walked into a very nice restaurant and didn't realize it until we were in there. I would compare it to Ruth Chris. We were both a little on edge the whole time during dinner not sure what Hunter's actions would be. He surprised us both. He was perfect. Last night was our first experience in a hotel and again...perfect. Overall the trip was really relaxing and enjoyable.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Sunday Afternoon at the Beach

video

Today after church Hunter and I headed out to lunch and then to the beach. I had a long list of things to do at home (laundry, bills, etc.), but made myself take a break and go enjoy a piece of Florida. We had a blast. Hunter played for the first 45 minutes and then relaxed with me on the beach towel the last 45 minutes. We could have stayed longer, but Hunter needed a nap and I needed to get a portion of the to-do list done. I think we may head out again next weekend if the weather permits. I keep reminding myself that the "to-do" list will always be there, but the beach won't.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Saturday Night @ The Fair

Eating cotton candy and watching the cars.
Barbecue sandwich, chicken fingers, french fries, corn on the grill, funnel cake, and cotton candy...our list of foods that we ate at the fair. We have been going to the fair for the past 3 years. The first year, Hunter stayed at home with Annmother and Pop Pop while Adam and I went on a date. Last year, we did go, but Hunter was too small for any rides. This year Adam and I were excited about going to the fair. However, Hunter had a difficult time wanting to do anything. He was a little overwhelmed with all of the noises and lights that he was scared to ride anything. The pictures above were taken at the Demolition Derby. Hunter loved watching the cars go around and race. This was the first for both of us and a lot of fun. Overall, we had a good time.