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Chicken Nuggets and Peanutbutter

So as a mom it is very difficult for me to allow Gabby to be introduced to the favorite level of the food pyramid, the "other" section also known as "junk food."  However, today I let my hair down and decided to live on the wild side (although I still wrote down all of Gabby's foods and made sure she had all of her food groups). Gabby had a reasonably healthy breakfast, but still fun, we had a yellow breakfast: eggs and banana slices.  Then we had Chic-Fil-A chicken nuggets with Daddy and two french fries for lunch.  Gabby hasn't been eating well this week, but don't worry she scarfed her lunch while squealing with glee watching the children play.  Then mommy snuck in some healthy food for a snack: 'b' snacks that is...blueberries and bananas scratch that... strawberries since Gabby discovered them they are her favorite food!  She actually didn't have a dinner, half a peanut butter sandwich, some graham crackers (after she threw them on the floor), and a taste of ice cream. 

Gabby went to Kemah for the first time today to take pictures in bluebonnets, however; the bluebonnets weren't really very blue so we decided to just play in the field.  We will find bluebonnets before the season is over! Even though our evening didn't go to plan we had a lot of fun with friends! Kemah is a very enticing place, there were things I wanted to do so I can only imagine what it's going to be like when Gabby comprehends what all of those amusement rides and games are for.  We had a wonderful evening with friends and Gabby was fast asleep before we even arrived home.


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