Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Zoofabulous Good Time!

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Monday, my parents took Ella and I and my grandma and uncle, who are in town visiting from Kansas, to the Fort Worth Zoo! It was Ella's first time to go to the zoo and she loved it. She spent the first 2 hours of the day pointing to every animal, smiling, and calling it a dog. The next 2 hours was kind of like, been there seen that. But it was so fun with her. One of the great things about having a baby is that as a parent, we get to experience things we enjoyed as a child again as an adult, but in a totally different way. Like hunting Easter eggs, swinging at the park, going to the zoo, dressing up for Halloween, Christmas morning.

The Fort Worth Zoo holds a special place in my heart. Heath planned the greatest engagement day ever for us 5 1/2 years ago!! The day he proposed he stole me away from work and took me to do all these fabulous things that we've always talked about doing but never had. We first went to Pappadeaux for lunch (which is where we went on our first date). Then we went to a winery in Grapevine. Then to the Fort Worth Zoo! After that we went and rode this really scary rocket bungee thing across from Speedzone. Apparently it was something I had said I wanted to do, but I did not love it. Then the most romantic dinner picnic at this park in Addison we love where he proposed. And then a huge surprise party with 50 of our friends and family to celebrate. It was one incredible surprise after another! The best day ever! So it was special for me to go back to that zoo for the first time since that day.

Waiting for the train. This was definitely Ella's favorite part of the whole day.

I love this baby elephant because Ella's Grammy started buying Ella a book series called "Ella"!! They are the cutest books! The character Ella is this cute baby elephant. So I had to get a picture of Ella next to this elephant.

Grandad and Ella had such a good time looking and pointing to all the animals or "dogs".

Ella was lounging in her high chair at lunch time.

My cute grandma with the birds! This was a very cool part of the zoo! You basically go in this huge bird cage with hundreds of birds flying all around you. Ella would crack up everytime a bird flew right past her face.

1 comment:

Sunni at The Flying Mum said...

I love the zoo pics! I really need to take Ava there soon! Ella looks like she loved it so much.