If you've never been there, you must go! Beside all of the amazing insects they have, you have the option to hold a tarantula (which both Emerson and I did today!), feel a starfish, and wander in a jungle-like room filled with butterflies of all sizes, shapes, and colors. And there's more! There is a big room filled with butterfly facts, games, and activities for all ages of kids and a great gift shop to look through.
So, we packed our lunches, carpooled with our best friends, and enjoyed the butterflies and each other (unfortunately Landen woke up sick this morning and Jon was already planning on staying home to watch the NCAA games all day with his buddy, Tod, so we missed them today!). We had a blast celebrating Xavier's birthday (plus the cupcakes Jen, his mom, made were adorable and equally as delicious)! Here are some shots from our day:
|I love this picture of the two of these best friends, Emerson and Kendall.|
|The butterflies were mesmerizing! Emerson and Braeden were a little creeped out, but I thought they were beautiful! And they were EVERYWHERE! Flying all around us. And as Bill is showing, they might possibly land on you!|
|After walking through the jungle of butterflies we had some playtime (while also learning about butterflies and their habitats), then enjoyed cupcakes and presents outside in the perfect weather.|
Now, off to bed and up again tomorrow to celebrate another birthday! My grandpa turns 81 tomorrow! (My grandpa literally has about the energy of a four year old, so I anticipate an eventful time tomorrow, as well! Woo hoo! :) )