At any rate - during my blogging absence...the following happened:
We did a last ditch trip to Disneyland before our passes expired. The boy finally reached 40 inches in shoes! WAHOOOO! The last time we went we bought him hiking boots and crammed 3 pairs of dr. scholls in them and we still only passed him onto one ride. But THIS time we got him on some good ones. They measured him about 472 times before they would let us on - but we got on!
Star tours was the favorite:
We literally rode this ride 5 times. Thundermountain was his 2nd favorite...and after some discussion we took him on Space Mountain which was his least favorite - in fact he said "I didn't like that ride, I don't want to do that again". But I was super proud of him for sucking it up and going and then not freaking out at the end. He was very matter-of-fact about it all, no tears!
We did Tarzans treehouse 3 times, for some reason that was a favorite as well...hubs and I were a bit wobbly after all those damn stairs and wouldn't let him do it anymore after that 3rd trip:
All in all, a great little trip for just the 3 of us - probably going to be a while before we go back because it costs a freaking fortune but I feel like we got our money's worth out of those passes.
I turned 35. We had a date night and hubs agreed to get a pedicure with me. He actually let me pick a color, so I chose black and orange in support of the Giants - ha...the vietnamese lady said "oh woooow!" when I handed her the colored polish. Then when she was done she said "fun!" hahaaaa. Sorry, the photo evidence is on my phone and my phone is old and I have no idea how to get the damn pictures off of it.
We then went and had dinner at Tahoe Joes where we stuffed ourselves with crab cakes and steak and loaded baked potatoes (GAWD how I love that place).
The next night my family came over and my sweet sis-in-law made me ding-dong cupcakes. No photos of that either because I was too busy stuffing them in my piehole. So freaking delicious.
All in all a good birthday despite the fact that I'm trying to ignore the whole 35 thing...not sure why this was a hard one, but it was.
We got to see our friends who moved away (sniff-sniff) - didn't get many pictures, but a good one of my mom holding baby Lincoln which I love:
It was fire safety week at school and so we went on our "off" day and learned all about what firemen do - they let kids climb in the truck and shoot a hose - but my kid was a total bummer and didn't want to do any of that. Despite the following pictures we had a few meltdowns on this day:
Course later that night he was raving to hubs about the fire truck and acted like it was a super fun day. Go figure
This is getting long - To be continued!