Let’s face it, I will never get caught up around here!
We rang in the new year at one of our favorite places, the beach! We usually don’t take the kids when the weather is cold down there…well that ended this trip. We had the BEST time! For me and Josh it was WAY less stressful than summertime when we are actually on the beach. There’s a lot to do down there even when it’s cold!
The trip down was pretty stressful. Hubs needed to sleep because he worked the night before so I drove. The kids were TERRIBLE. I thought that we should just go back home. After we got to the beach and regrouped I decided I NEEDED a margarita STAT. When our waiter came to the table to get our drink order I told him what I wanted. He replied, “small or medium?” Me, “LARGE”. HAHA! The kids were so perfect at dinner an old couple came up to us afterwards and told us they watched us the whole time and that they were the most well behaved children and just so sweet! HAHA! Thankfully, I guess they were just tired of being in the car and they were good the rest of the trip. (MOST of the time!)
We wanted to do things that we normally don’t do in the summer. So, on Thursday we went and ate at Lambert’s Cafe. We have never taken the kids there and that was the ONLY reason I wanted to go. So the kids could catch the thrown rolls and crap. There’s ALWAYS a LONG wait in the summer. After eating there even the kids were like, “NEVER AGAIN!” HA! It was disgusting. But, hey, live and learn. After lunch we shopped ALL.DAY.
The next day we went to the zoo! Y’all know how much I love animals. Well, at this zoo you can do animal encounters: play with the lemurs, play with BABY TIGERS!!, play with kangaroos or reptiles! The only one they had going right now was the lemurs, so that’s just what we did! They should have some tigers in the next few months and we will HAVE to play with them!
The lemurs were SO CUTE and FUN! They would just plop right into your lap and let you pet them. They are very curious little things and wanted Reece’s hairbow! We played with them about 20 minutes or so and it was VERY much worth every penny! This one was giving me sugar on my cheek!They had tons of other animals too. It was a good day!
The next day we drove to Mobile and visited the USS Alabama. It was fun for the boys and I’m glad we went. It was pouring rain and that thing leaks…so not so much fun for Mama in her high heel boots.(when we left that morning I didn’t know that was where we were going.)
Other than lots of yummy food, an arcade trip and a build a bear, that about sums up our trip!