We met up with Bella, Kate and Olivia last weekend for a fun day at the Butterfly Pavilion. They were having a insect carnival, which was right up Magnolia's alley! She got to hold a tarantella, help build a worm habitat, play lots of games and jump in a jumpy castle. I am pretty sure if Magnolia does not become an astronaut she will do something in the field of bugs. She LOVES catching them, playing with them and making them little houses. I just wish I loved bugs/spiders/caterpillars/worms etc. as much as she does!
We went on a mini vacation this past week into the mountains. We had such an fantastic time! The weather was PERFECT for a pregnant girl... cloudy and cool with a few sprinkles here and there. It felt SO good not to be hot! We hung out at Winter Park for awhile the first day. Magnolia had a blast just walking around and exploring. She found a giant xylophone that her and David played. We also went to my favorite place in Colorado... Grand Lake. It was fun just to hang out by the water and smell the amazing fresh air. We also went on a chair lift up to the top of Sol Vista where Magnolia picked a bunch of wild flowers and made a beautiful bouquet of flowers. It was such a fantastic trip, wish we could have stayed longer! Its crazy to think the next time we go on a trip we will be bringing a baby!
We celebrated our first 4th of July in our new neighborhood. We started the morning with a bike parade around the neighborhood. Magnolia had a blast decorating her bike and helmet. We then headed down to follow the fire truck around the neighborhood. After the big parade we got to sit in the park and eat watermelon. Magnolia even got to check out the inside of the fire truck. What an exciting morning!
We have been very busy this summer staying cool at our neighborhood pool. Magnolia recently finished up her first session of swimming lessons and loved every second. Her teacher was very sweet and was a perfect personality match for Magnolia!