Friday, October 29, 2010

Ghouls at Grassmere

Last Friday, Charli Beth, Mom and I headed to the Nashville zoo for their annual Halloween festivities. They close the zoo down early, put all of the animals to bed, set up 20 trick or treat stations, carnival area, hayride, and more. I have always wanted to take Charli to a Boo at the Zoo, so we randomly just got ready and left out that afternoon.We had a good time, and Charli really liked showing off her costume to everyone.

But have I mentioned that CB is kind of stuck up? Probably not, but this girl had other little ones saying "aww look at the princess" and she would just squish up her nose and look away, not giving them a Hi or Bye. Poor kiddos! We kept asking her why she wanted to act this a way to other children that were being friendly, to our response she said "I'm not a princess, I am cowgirl but they just keep calling me a princess."

Clearly, she is a cowgirl in her heart but a princess in costume... We walked around to the booths to give out candy, 20 stations - 1 piece of candy each. Nice! haha. Then we were able to ride the "scary-go-round", play games at the "carn-evil" and ride the hayride. I have to admit that unless you live in the area of Nashville, it is not worth the drive. But like I said, CB had fun and that is what counts!
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I am also participating in Morgan's Mama Loves Papa link up of "30 days of Thankfulness" - each day I will post something new that I am thankful for...this could get interesting ;) baha! Link up along with her if you would like, I am sure she would love to have you!

Day #1

Best Friends.

Not that you could have been able to tell through anything on my blog but I've been going through something in the last week that has been simply, hard. Without the help from my besties there is no way in the world that I would be tearless with a smile on my face tonight. Each of these friends have helped in some journey throughout this crazy life of mine, I am stronger and better because of them. I am so very thankful for the friends that I have in my life and the ones that have already went to Heaven as well.

Today I honor a wonderful best friend of mine that is now in Heaven - Happy Birthday Jamie!
Megan, Me, Tara, Kevin (Jamie's Dad) and Jamie

8 comments:

~Jamie Kubeczka~ said...

What a cutie! Love her costume!

Becca said...

AWE! CB looks so cute in that costume! The cowgirl comment was too funny! She is a doll! Love the pics!

I figured you were going through some rough times {via twitter} HUGS girl! I hope it all gets better

Ginger said...

She is precious! Hope she had fun!

Brittany and Charlie-Social Butterfly said...

Love her costume!

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

She looked so pretty in her costume!

Heather said...

She is such a cutie in her Princess costume!

Perfectly Imperfect said...

Her costume is too cute!!

Ashley said...

Okay i heart..no LOVE her dress!!!!! What an adorable costume....so unique! I LOVE your blog! Following you back girl :)
-Ashley-

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