February 12, 2016 | While some of our best friends still have maternity leave left, they made some plans to take E to the local aquarium…and since I have E on Mondays/Fridays-when-needed, D took the morning off so we could all go together! We thought we would avoid the crowds, but school was out. But getting there early certainly helped, and the E-girls had an awesome time. Baby N slept the whole time in a swaddle, and barely made a peep! I somehow FORGOT my camera…grrr. Dark images are hell with a phone, but oh well. I guess that just means I don’t have to edit anything!
After the aquarium and playground, we were all starving so we walked across the street for Spin Pizza. It was a mad house, but they have a history of being speedy so I grabbed a table, L fed baby N, and the Dads got in line to order our food. It took FOREVER, so after a pouch & some fruit snacks the girls were getting a bit bored in their high chairs. M couldn’t drink his beer in the open area, but the food took long enough to negate that problem. Food was distributed, then E knocked her mac-n-cheese into M’s backpack. As in direct-hit, noodles everywhere. Our E knocked their E’s sippy cup off the table multiple times (her food too), then D tried to help THEIR E by wiping her nose and knocked over L’s diet coke. Baby N started fussing, so it really went downhill quickly. D left for his Dentist appointment, leaving the three of us to gather all of the stuff together and get back to the car…where L stepped in someones PUKE before realizing it and getting into her new car. Our E was fussy the whole way home, then fought me for over an hour to take a damn nap. Seriously. I was texting with L, and she said it perfectly:
“Worst day of fun EVER!” 🙂 In order to have all that fun, I guess we have to have the crazy!
I snapped a few images with the sad camera sitting on the entryway table…just to make myself feel better. This is before I knew the battle that was in my future. And I hear the door rattling now, so nap time is over!