Sunday, July 11, 2010

Girl's Day, Girl's Day!!!

Today we had a Girl's Day to celebrate upcoming birthdays for my daughter and me. Julia will be 6 in just a few days! My mom had gotten a gift certificate from her sister for a pedicure, and she decided to invite us along to make it a Girl's Day! Isn't my mom the best???

Julia was SO into this ... a totally girly event, hee hee.

Julia had her feet given a royal treatment, and then had her toes and fingernails painted. She picked a pretty iridescent purple.

My mom and I had pedicures and manicures, and my aunt came along and had a manicure. Afterward we headed to Perkins (where I'd been wanting to go since Mother's Day) and had a late lunch. The waitress was super nice, and she gave both Julia and me free slices of pie (with candles on top!) for our birthdays which are just one day (and many years) apart. We had a great time, and I love how my finger and toe-nails look! I'm not usually into this kind of thing - mostly because of the cost - but it was such a nice thing to do with my family, and it was nice to get out ... with just the girls!

Giggle, giggle ... that tickles, mommy!

Hee, hee, hee!

See my pretty toe-nails, Mommy?

Chillin' with my aunt while we waited for my mom's nails to dry.

Happy Birthday to Julia! (Reeses Peanut Butter Silk pie)

Friday, July 9, 2010

The Fair 2010

On a whim, we ended up going to the Fair on Friday. Tyler was working over-time, and I had no plans, so why would I say no when my mom called to ask? First we had dinner at a local restaurant, and then we headed to the fair. First we checked out the tractors and farm animals.

the sheep in their coats after sheering ...

Then we took in the rides. The kids were able to enjoy most of the rides that they wanted to try. A few were just NOT going to happen (those rides that they really should be older for). We never did make it down to most of the exhibits ... we only saw a few, and right before they were closing them up. It ended up being a very late night, but that was ok. I was glad the kids had fun.

My parents (and many of the near-by fair-goers) enjoyed watching Julia dance:

and then we walked back to our car ... just in time as they started shutting the rides down ... and we all crashed fairly quickly after we got home.

It was a whirl-wind night, but a great night.