Saturday, November 24, 2012

Some NOLA Fun

Ayden went to his first zoo today!  Instead of walking around in the French Quarter, we decided to go to the Audubon Zoo and he, of course, LOVED it.  He was really good at spotting the animals in their habitats and would reach his little hand out and lean as he requested to touch them all.  He roared at the lion which was super cute and seemed to be very entertained by the lion tamarins as they jumped from branch to branch and chirped like birds.

Lion Tamarin
Here are some more zoo pictures:

Asian elephants.

Goats at the petting zoo.
After the zoo we had lunch at a small bar and grill and then David and I ventured into the most awesome Whole Foods we've ever been in.  It felt so good to go in there!  We bought HUGE salads to eat as our dinner later at the party and our bodies thanked us for finding some high quality fuel after a few days of cheaper (yet still Paleo) food.  Then we were off to the baby shower!

Everyone loved Ayden and he had fun with all of his cousins.

Giving mommy kisses :)
We had a great time and can't believe that David's brother and his wife are going to be parents the next time we see them.  They loved our home made blocks too.  We came down last year around this time for our baby shower and time has FLOWN by!

In the French Quarter last year!
Around 32 weeks pregnant.
We are very ready to be going home tomorrow but have really enjoyed an all expenses paid (and therefore stress-free) break from our daily life.  Now we can return to our daily routines rejuvenated and motivated.  We also get to decorate for Christmas this week.  I think we are going to buy a live tree this year which makes me so happy because that is a family tradition from my own childhood.  So excited to start traditions with Ayden!!


1 comment:

  1. Wow, Ayden looks crazy in that shot of the three of you (leaning way out in the Ergo)!