Saturday, October 10, 2009

Chicago part 2 - Legoland Discovery Center

Legoland Discovery Center

This guy made us feel very welcomed!

Mini model of Chicago made of Legos!

Lego Jungle

This hippo has big teeth!

Alex was trying to take the lego hat off of the lego girl!

Alex loved R2D2!

Dada loved Darth Vader!

Ready for the 4D lego movie about Bob the Builder?

Uncle Walter and Aunt Vicky are ready!

Racing his lego car

Building a lego city with daddy!

Friday, October 9, 2009

Chicago trip part 1 - Warren Sand Dunes and Apple Orchard

On our way to Chicago we stopped at the Warren Sand Dunes. Alex was checking out the sand between his toes!

We had a long hike ahead of us...

Come on boys....

Up up up the hill

Running down the hill!

Alex and Mama

We finally made it to Lake Michigan!

Alex and Mama again

Alex did not care how cold it was!!! After our long hike it sure felt good!

Alex opted out for part of the walk back to the car!

The next day, we found an Apple Orchard outside of Chicago.

Alex, Nate, Gabe and the Peanuts crew!

Riding in the Mystery Machine.

Picking out pumpkins! Alex likes to try to pick them up!

Sesame street was there too!!!

Big pumpkin!

Big Rocking Chair!

Camel Ride anyone? Alex's face looks funny because he is spitting like a camel!

Baby chicks

Alex, Dada and Uncle Walter going into the Corn Maze

Kangaroo! It was like a mini zoo!


A zebra!

Family picture!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Giraffes, Sunflowers and Superheroes!

Last weekend, we went to Binder Park Zoo. Alex was facinated by the giraffes.

He was even brave enough to feed one!

Photo op by mama's work.

Cheese! Pretty flowers!

Gabe's 5th birthday party. Superhero themed.

2 Supermans!

Aunt Tammy and Gabe. Happy Birthday Gabe!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Mackinac Island - Labor Day Weekend

Alex loved the boat ride. He wanted to jump in!!!

Downtown Mackinac

Hanging out at the adirondack chairs at Mission Point

Uncle Dave teaching Alex how to throw a frizbee

Hanging out by the water

Alex and Mama!

Skipping stones with Dada

Cheese! Our B&B is in the background

Alex says, "One day I will own one of these!"

Alex saw this rock and asked to sit on it. When I put him on it, he said, "Cheese mama!" I had to quickly dig out my camera to grant his request!

"Uncle Dave!!! How am I doing????"

Watching the sunset

Skipping stones again (well, actually just throwing them!)

Playing in the water

Picking out fudge!

Alex and Grandma