Saturday, April 10, 2010

cali in march (lots of pictures!)

back in march we headed to cali for my spring break. there was lots planned and it was going to be busy. there was family, friends, disneyland, moving sister into her new house, the beach, and much more in between!

we left before the sun came up so that we would have a one-up on evelynn needing to eat and sleeping most of the drive. our plan worked wonderfully! she did great and we made it in about five hours. the next day, we helped sister move into her new house! lots of family showed up to help, so it was a fun time.
we even found some hidden treasure!
breakfast of champions - burritos from mom!
some more productive than others!
all done!

once we finished unloading, we were hanging out at the house and it started to RAIN - it actually hailed for a couple minutes! i tried convincing sister to go put her rain boots to good use and she refused. SOOO i took matters into my own hands! they needed to see some rain so they would feel useful (yes i'm referring to the boots!).
at the beginning of this trip, evelynn was quite fussy. we thought she may be teething, but she had been at it for a while so we weren't sure. turns out, by the end of the week, she was going to cut TWO teeth...not just one but TWO!!! so we picked up one of these teethers. i put ice in it and she LOVED it! so much, that when i took it to put more ice in, she freaked out. stinker!
then, it was off to DISNEYLAND!!!! (to be honest i was a little worried to be going; not being sure how it would be for evelynn to need to nurse and at some point take a nap) we went anyway, ready to have a fun day.
evelynn's FIRST trip to disneyland, that she'll remember FOREVER! :] ha...
grammy martha made sure evelynn got her "first visit" button!
steven was giddy about this picture!
we even got to see caption eo again. evelynn sat through it like a champ, while we realized how cheese-ball it was...but still a cool thing to see.
and YES she even took a couple naps...thank God!
this is one of the coolest places in disneyland i have yet to discover! this place has comfy chairs for feeding the baby, a couch and tv for people who are waiting, lots of padded changing tables, a mini toilet for little guys, and they sell stuff you'd need for baby (diapers, formula, food, etc.). so if you go to disneyland with little ones, definitely check this place out.
the WHOLE reason i wanted to go to disneyland!!!!!
goofy was the only character we saw all day. funny thing is that evelynn had "met" goofy back in december when we went out for Christmas. i guess when we go for her "real" first time (the one she'll actually remember), we will definitely see more characters.
this is the disney time capsule that my mom is obsessed about. we thought it would be cool to take a picture with evelynn sitting by it because when they open it she will be ten days short of her 26th birthday. my mom made us promise we'll take evelynn when they open it since she may not make it since she will be a month away from 80. we shall see!
and who can go to disneyland without getting a pair of mickey ears! at least martha ochoa's granddaughter won't be leaving without a pair! :] (love you mom!)
and i can NEVER go to cali without going to buffalo wild wings! (or if i don't make it there i'm definitely thinking about it...)
and you know the mendonsas...we HAD to go to the beach. it had been a bit since we had last gone. plus it was evelynn's first time to the beach. i was hoping she'd like it and not scream.

she loved it! no whining here.
she even ate some sand...before i had a chance to clean her. it was when i started to clean her face that she got mad!
evelynn and wyatt met for the first time. wyatt is a couple weeks older than evelynn. they played nice and shared toys. evelynn tried to steal his pacifier. pretty funny to watch them.

and that about wraps up that trip to cali...phew i made it through this!
(i hope you did too) :]

1 comment:

Kerra Dawn said...

Next time I go to Cali, we coordinate!

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