Sunday, April 3, 2016

Spring Break 2016

After our ski trip, we decided that we would have a "staycation" for the kid's spring break.  Fortunately we had lots of friends who stuck around too, so we all had plenty of friends to do things with each day.  We tried to do something fun each day....the zoo, dyeing Easter eggs, spending time with family, playing at a new playground, hanging at the park, lots of walks, hiking at Red Mountain Park, two day trip to Chattanooga, Alabama gymnastics meet in Tuscaloosa and a birthday party!  Whew, I may need a vacation from their vacation!!
Kids with Caroline Crigger at Dino Exhibit (W was not a fan)
Walker loves the zoo!
Dyeing Easter eggs
Walker had a blast, and made a HUGE mess dropping the eggs into cups.

Easter Sunday
Seeking eggs at Mimi's after JM and Abby hid them

Walker enjoyed wagon rides at Mimi's
Even big kids hunted eggs!

JM and Abby were a team, but they lost
Walker practiced riding his new bike a lot this break!

big kids on huge see-saw
Kids at Red Mtn Park
Killing time at Target

Rock climbing in Chattanooga
Pres climbed to the top of the "tallest building"
Snug as a bug in our hotel room

Hanging with my boys at the aquarium

exploring with Daddy

we came, we saw, we conquered!
All of the kids after lunch
Hiking at Lookout Mtn
Regional Gymnastics Championship at UA
we even made the jumbo tron!

We had a very busy 10 days off of school....sleeping in, staying up late, eating dinners late and playing outside a lot!  It will be a tough day tomorrow jumping back into our routine, but it was worth it!  Great Spring Break!

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