Saturday, April 28, 2012

Tulip Festival

There was a Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point this month and Nicky and Ellie came down and we went to it.  The gardens there are beautiful!  We saw hundreds of tulips, other flowers, bushes, trees, water falls, ponds and fountains.  Ellie especially loved feeding the fish.
There was a vine tunnel to walk through to get to the Secret Garden.
There was a fountain in the Secret Garden that was so inviting.  I got in trouble for sticking my hand in the water so of course Ellie wanted to put her hand in too.
We thought this flower merry go round was lots of fun.
Ellie wanted to push her stroller instead of ride.
So many beautiful plants and bushes.
.Here  Ellie and Grandpa stood so we could get a picture of the stairs of flowers.

She doesn't look too happy here.  I think she was tired of taking pictures.
More feeding the fish.
Since Grandma had her sunglasses on Ellie needed hers on too.
Mommy and Ellie.

We must have walked at least 6 miles.  The first part was slightly down hill but the 2nd half was straight up hill (at least it seemed like it!)
Ellie was happy to ride by the end of our excursion.
This was a fun day off.  I've also been doing some sewing.  I'll show that tomorrow.

Happy Quilting!                Lynda


Oops-Lah said...

It seems you had a wonderful day out. Spring really is invigorating, isn't it? Ellie has grown so much; she really isn't a baby anymore ;).

Nina Lise@Mrs Moen said...

Thank you for the tour of that beautiful place! I particulary like the picture of the three of you together:)

Cheryll said...

Thanks for sharing your family with us! :)

QuiltSue said...

That looks as though it was a good day out.

You have a gorgeous granddaughter.

Pokey said...

What a gorgeous place to visit! I'm glad you were able to share it with your family, and of course little Ellie. Her unhappy face made me laugh! Kids are so real!

Nicky and Patrick said...

We had a great time too, and Ellie did really well. She was glaring at the guy taking our picture in that one picture:) Love that she knows and loves to glare....Glad we were able to go:)