I love a good 3 day weekend. We made it to the zoo for a fun visit and had a lot of firsts - A's first carousal ride, his first mini train ride, and the first time F was actually able to see the animals! And I had my eye on all of the gorgeous and unusual plants they have there. The Riverbanks Zoo is connected to a Botanical Garden that is super lovely. Look at these pretty plants:
Today we had A's best girl over for a pool party. The best part was the shaving cream on the slide to make it go fast. Then they danced in the rain.
And I've been working on a project for a client that I'm really excited to share... but not yet. Here's a teaser!
I've also been getting to know my new iPhone 4S. Siri is a very helpful gal, and we're on first-name basis now. I told her I like her name and she replied, "I'll make a note of that." Okay...
My son is turning 3. How did that happen?! To celebrate, we threw an art pARTy!!! It was super fun, and Alistair had a blast. We started out with "create your own apron," continued with "create your own masterpiece" (their own canvas to cover in paint, marker, crayon, stickers, glue, etc.), took a break for pizza and Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes, then finished outside with a "cooperative mural." I was in my element, making sure everyone had what they needed to make some art. The art teacher in me will never stay quit. By the end all the kiddos were covered in paint and splashing around in the water table, carrying buckets of water to "clean up." It was a blast.
(here's a link - i used mini cupcakes and not as much icing, sheesh!)
A little trick I learned from Pinterest - MAGNETS!
Mother's Day is coming and if you're pressed for time, let me help you out. I have a beautiful Mother's Day card available in my shop that she would love to get. And here's my special offer - at no extra charge, I will fill out the card with whatever sentiment you want and send it directly to her!!
Just tell me what you want written inside, Mom's address and your return address. Easy Peasy!
Would mom like a print? I'll wrap it up and send that, too! Hey, I'm here to help.