I was so excited that everyone was able to go, it was awesome! We left at 530ish on Friday night. We had 11 people in a 12 passenger van, with Randal, Charmaine and Israel following in their scion. It wasn't the most comfy ride, but it was fun and quite the adventure. We left during rush hour, after grabbing a lame (but delicious taco bell) dinner on our way out. Then when we got to Yuma, we decided to go to Fry's to let the kids get some wiggles out and to get some fruits and veggies for Saturday. Well we spent about an hour there and then when we finally got going again, about a half-hour outside Yuma the scion broke down. Don't ask me what happened, some belt or something broke, I DON'T KNOW! But we had to then pile one more into the van and 2 people went with the tow-truck guy back to Yuma to drop the car off at a dealership. Mind you, its now almost mid-night and we are BACK to Yuma, with 14 people! So all 14 of us piled into the car and left again... Brian was an angel and met us half way so we didn't have to sit all squished for too long.
Well needless to say, the supposed 5 hour drive took about 9 or 10... we didn't get to our hotel until about 3 in the morning. So of course, Hugo was up all night, seeing as he slept most of the car ride! Then we slept in to 9 (if you can call that sleeping in when you go to bed at 3) and after getting ready we went to Brian and Chantal's to get ready for Lego Land. We finally got there around 11.. went on 3 or 4 rides, and had the best cheese-burger IN THE WORLD!! Seriously, if everything else wasn't worth it.. the cheese-burger was... I'm thinking about spending 59$ just to get back in to Lego land and buy another one (we had 8$ tickets that day.. but its usually 59$ to get in!) Then after Lego-land we went back to Chantal's and packed up and left. Leaving was the saddest thing in the world! Lacy kept saying "please no, mommy!" it was heart-breaking... But we left anyways leaving Charmaine and Israel behind. I'm so glad we did because now Chantal has to drive her back to Yuma when her car is fixed and they decided since they are already going to be half-way here, why not go all the way! I'm stoked!
So anyways, I know my story sounds so lame... but it was a really really fun weekend. Even getting pulled over on the way home! I wish it lasted longer but I had such a fun time. The whole family went, and my brother even brought his awesome girlfriend! We had a blast! I live for moments like these!
the very first ride- notice Lacy's hair is still done all cute and we don't look all tattered- yet!!
showing a little BC (butt crack) up on Samuel's shoulders- the cutest dang BC I've ever seen!
they were all so excited to get their faces painted. the girls got butterflies and the Brian got a scary spider!
i liked the colors they gave Katie a lot better!
Israel Nolan Katie and Lacy all piled into the stroller!lacy loved this horsey ride, because she could go all by herself!
Samuel and Israel pooped towards the end of the day!
a little drama from the ride home!