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Our day with the Bug


Andy & I babysat our niece, Lehnie, yesterday. She is 3 going on 30. She's sassy and cute and knows how to get her way. We had big plans to keep the day full of fun and keep her occupied. So here is how the day went. (The pictures are all over the place...don't know what happened there....it's very representative of our day!)

Princess Lehnie arrived. Princess dress and all. We played for a bit. 

We went to the grocery store to pick out cupcake mix (normally made from scratch in our house, but for convenience a box would do today). Grocery stores are hard with little kids. Every princess item you could think of is at eye level, that is 3 year old eye level. 

We went home and got ready for the "surprise"...a trip to the Discovery Center. The bubbles were the biggest hit, followed by the air tubes, water area and the tot spot...equipped with house and food and even a Papa John's pizza station...for making pizzas and practicing your delivery skills of course. 



 













Then came lunch at home and we needed to watch "Up...the movie".  

Finally it was time for making cupcakes and homemade cream cheese frosting AND cupcake decorating! 







 

                                             

 

Oh and cupcake tasting...of course!!!

                                                   

                                                            

What a FULL and exhausting day...whew. We did it...we survived...and we had fun.


Videos to come later ;-)


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