It was the best kind of busy because it didn't feel busy.
First thing Saturday morning, the kids broke in their new baseball bats and ran through the sprinklers in my parents' front yard.
Anyway, that afternoon we took the littles down to Rhodes College to check out the Fairytale Festival and to take in a (free) ballet performance of Cinderella. We just caught the tail end of this event, but it had everything my kids could want in a festival: balloons, wand-making, face painting, bubble machine, balloons, disco, ballet, bounce houses, stilt walkers, and of course, balloons. I had to do the face painting myself, so check out these mad skills:
|The extremely rare and terrifying Liger.|
|Here's the windup.|
|Standing for the national anthem. That's her hand over her heart.|
Instead of getting seats in the stadium (since we all know how great 2- and 3-year-olds are at sitting in one spot) we spread out a blanket on the hill by left field: prime real estate right next to the playground. We saw approximately 1 inning of baseball, and the rest of the time was spent sliding or hanging from the monkey bars. Only the lure of cotton candy and Rocky the Redbird could bring these diehard baseball fans back to watch somebody actually hit the ball.
|A girl and her Grumps.|