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Sunday Fun Day!

Today Michael and I decided to have a fun day for Gabby since she had to go 5 days without much Daddy time since he was out of town for work.  Gabby has a birthday party to attend at Chuck E. Cheese's in a few weeks and sometimes she gets overwhelmed with new chaotic situations, so we decided to introduce her to the fun!  Gabby did well, but honestly, she enjoyed watching the chaos of kids more than any of the games.  When she was ready to go I told Michael to entertain her while I cashed in the tickets.  The two of them met me with their 125 tickets they won off of one spin (which was more than we had accumulated during our hour and a half)!  Gabby left with a koosh ball, lollipop, straw, and about 60 of her 90 tokens.

Then we took Gabby to the mall play area where she simply stood in the middle and was continuously ran over by the overly energetic children playing chase.  Gabby didn't seem to like the play area as much as she usually does, maybe because she was hungry?  Then Gabby enjoyed her first ever Happy Meal.  Literally the moment Michael set it on the table she snatched a french fry and popped it in her mouth before either of us knew what happened or checked to make sure they weren't too hot.  Gabby loved the french fries (that's my girl!) and ate about 2 of her chicken nuggets.

For our final stop on Gabby's day of fun was Build A Bear to grab a birthday gift....and apparently a bear for Gabby! Michael and I were looking at the the prices on the bears and I picked up one.  Big mistake! Gabby snatched the unstuffed bear away from me and refused to let go (luckily it was the $10 cheapest bear in the store)! I looked at Michael and asked him what he thought....Gabby chose a heart and reluctantly placed the heart in her bear and played tug-of-war with the lady who stuffed the bear.  Then Gabby bathed her bear, named it, hugged it, kissed it, and took it home with her.  The total for our day of fun? $30 and we still have about two thirds of our tokens for our next visit to Chuck E. Cheese!  The memories we made? Priceless.

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