Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Polar Express

On Saturday we rode the Polar Express. Hayden had a great time. He enjoyed it more this time because last year when we went he had a bad ear infection and wasn't feeling to good. Landon enjoyed looking at all the lights that were decorated all over the train. When we got to the North Pole, Santa got on the train with all of his elves and gave all the kids a Bell, which is the first gift of Christmas in the movie. He also asked all the kids what they wanted for Christmas. Hayden told him that he wanted a scooter. Landon was just mesmerized by him. We had a great time and can't wait to do it again with the kids next year.

Thursday, December 3, 2009


For Thanksgiving this year we went to San Antonio. We stayed at a great place called Hyatt Wild Oak Ranch. It was wonderful. We had a one bedroom condo that was wonderful. They had an indoor/outdoor heated pool, a indoor/outdoor slide, lazy river (very cold and we didn't get in) and a huge fire pit that we did smores on one night. On Wednesday we met my mom and Clarence for lunch in San Marcos @ Mamacita's, I sure do miss eating there and the food was so good. Blaine took me around campus, I can't believe how much everthing has changed and grown. I saw the new football stadium and the softball and baseball fields. Then I saw were our house use to be. It was a sad moment for me because our first house is gone along with some of the great trees and now a stip mall is there instead.

On Thanksgiving day we went, along with Alan and Linda, to the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa to have lunch. They served everything that you can imagion. They had a salad and soup bar, pasta bar, seafood bar, your traditional Thanksgiving food, and a breakfast bar. They also had tons of deserts and homemade ice cream that was out of this world. For Hayden, they had a seperate kids buffet that was at his level. They had a movie going for all the kids to watch if they wanted to, a coloring station, and a clown that was making balloon animals or what ever you want...like a sword-that's what Hayden got. We all loved it.

The next day we all went to Sea World. One of our good friend's from college, Kyle Hierholzer, met us there and we got to spend the day with him. We went and saw the Clyde and Semore show, the Shamu show, watched Polar Express in 4-D, the grown-ups rode the roller costers...except for Linda, and Hayden played on the playscape that they have and rode a little shamu roller coster they had for kids. Is was a long day. We were there from 10-6.

Saturday we took it easy. We stayed around the condo and then for an early dinner we went to Market Square and ate at Mi Tierra's. They have to best food and bakery. We were going to go on the River Walk but OMG it was so crowded. It was like everyone from San Anotiono was down there. So we just drove by the lights so Hayden could see them and headed back to the condo.

We had a wonderful time and we want to go back to the Wild Oak Ranch during the summer so we can get in the lazy river. I have two slide shows...couldn't fit them all on to one.