Happy New Year’s Eve!

New’s Year 2008 was all about Carter Kay (isn’t it always?!).  We headed downtown to ImaginEve at Hy-Vee hall …

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There were fun inflatable everywhere!

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Pretty big climb for such a little girl!

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But she was up for the climb .. and the fun slide down!

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WEEE!  What a silly laugh!

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Having fun with Daddy!

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Chalupa’s

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How’s Daddy supposed to navigate the ice with no eyes?!?

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Mastering dot to dot with Mommy while waiting on Mac and Cheese at Okoboji Grill.  What a super night!  Later 2008!  Bring on ’09!

Here we go a-Wasserbahn’ing …

Yes, it’s supposed to be “a-wassailing,” but it makes me think of the Wasserbahn, the site of our friends-adventure!

Carter and I met up with Kelsey, Grant and Collin Bumsted at the Wasserbahn (hotel and water park near Amana), just for fun.  The kids jumped and ran, then we swam and played, munched on pizza, played games, got to be silly, and fell asleep watching Cars.  Tuesday brought are chaotic breakfast (3 vs. 2 is NOT fair!) and a bit more swimming. 

We had a blast!  Thanks for meeting up with us, Bumsted’s!  It’s always a great, but too-short and long overdue, time!  Love you guys!!!

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Carter and I had lunch at the Maid Rite (YEAH!).  Full tummies mean we can swim longer!

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Staking her claim before the boys arrived! 

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Let the jumping begin!  It was worth the money just to see them jump and giggle!

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Grant, Carter and Collin donned suits and we ready to swim!

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Swimming pals!  Me and Carter Kay

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Sitting on the fountain …

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… and getting up … with a huge wedgie!  What a dork!

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It’s a fun day – of COURSE we had pizza, cheeto’s and juice!

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After dinner, we hit the game room.

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I hit JACKPOT on one of the games, winning us 364 tickets.  We bought a toy for each kiddo, some SpongeBob stickers (of course it was Spongie!) and a sucker each!

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To wind down, we snuggled (or tried!) and watched Cars.  I’m winning over Collin (Carter’s in there somewhere, too!).  He’s my pal!

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Getting ready to head home Tuesday, we had a few more crazies to get out of our systems!

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Carter and the Boys (Grant and Collin) – LOVE these GUYS!

Wasserbahn Fun!!!