Chalupa’s Day Out!

The world’s best aunts, uncles, and cousins came up for the day to play at the zoo, swim, and have a delicious birthday dinner!  We’re pretty lucky to have such great brothers/sister-in-laws/uncles/aunts in our lives, and we couldn’t love our cousins/nieces/nephews any more than we do!  It’s crazy to know that they come from the same bloodline, but act nothing alike!  Thanks for the great day, guys!  Love you!

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Makayla, Owen, Charlie, Carter, Courtney and Marissa (Lincoln and Jameson are en route)

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We really like the frogs!

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Budgies!

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Look at that smile!

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ALL of the Chalupa’s (minus Katie and Jameson, and me taking the picture) on the train!  Choo, Choo, Chalupa’s!

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Party at the back of the train!

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The greatest part of getting everyone together is watching the Daddies become little kids again!

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These two are the best! 

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They’re in!  That’s all of them!  GOOD LUCK getting them all to look in one direction, let alone smile! 

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See!  They don’t like to all smile!

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Feeding the fish (and successfully NOT falling in!)

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After the zoo, we said goodbye to Brian, Anna, Courtney and Marissa and went back to the pool where Kevin and Katie stayed,  where we splashed and played until dinner.

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Charlie’s cannonball!

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Carter’s cannonball with a twist!

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And this crazy dude!  Lincoln loved tossing his pool toys in for Andy and I to get .. but I was always a little afraid he’d toss HIMSELF in!  Love this crazy little guy!

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And the birthday sombrero!  It wouldn’t be complete without it!

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Happiest of happy birthday, Baby Girl!  I hope 9 treats you just fine!  We all love you so very much!