Monday, April 21, 2008

What a Night!

Adult Circus Ticket - $15

Two Child Circus Tickets - FREE

Three Hot Dogs - $6

One Bottled Water - $2

One Pony Ride - $4

Two Bags of Peanuts - $2

One Cotton Candy - $2

One Elephant Ride - $5

And One Cheesy Plastic "Metallic" Trumpet - $3

Braeden's Face During the Whole Night...


We had a blast at the circus tonight! I took just the boys. Olivia and Braeden went two years ago and Braeden didn't remember it at all. He was too scared then to ride the pony, but Olivia did. I take Olivia so often to movies and am taking her one on one to Six Flags Great America this summer, so as it was two free kids per adult, that's what we did. They were SO good! Liam was a little scared and my back was killing me sitting on the little makeshift board bleachers, but it was fun!

Love the brown Braeden teeth. His teeth are just horrible and I am not sure why or what to do. His one front one is the one he knocked last summer and it's "dead." The rest, no clue. Not like he doesn't brush them! I hear about it if we forget that! Heaven forbid, the kid LOVES to brush! Actually, except for Olivia, they all do! Anyway, it was a fun circus! :)


Oswald said...
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Runergirl said...

So much fun!!! I don't know where you get your energy from:)

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I am a single mom to four amazing kids; each of whom just happen to have been adopted. The first three were adopted through foster care, and we just completed an international adoption from Haiti. Our family has grown through adoption and I am all the more blessed to know each of my children. I worship a mighty God, teach Special Ed, love bargains, and am inspired by Pinterest... come along with us for the ride!

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