Sunday, April 13, 2008

Kansas City

Thursday we drove up to Kansas City to see the Yankees play and it was the kids first time to a see major league game. I'm sure that they will remember it for years to come! =) It was nice to get away for a couple of days but this definitely won't go down in family history as one of our best vacations. To start the trip off, we got to Conway (about 30 minutes from our house) and realized that we had left the tickets and had to turn around. Then, the weather wasn't cooperative and it was in the 40s, rainy and windy- not the ideal baseball weather. We only made it 3 innings through the game before the kids had had enough. But, we quickly became very pleased with our decision to go on and leave the game. As soon as we got in the van, the hardest rain fell that I think I've ever seen so we were thrilled to already be in the car and not stuck in the stadium with the already fussy kiddos.

I tried to buy some more "happy" time for Ruby by getting her some cotton candy. As you can see, she wasn't into it.
On Friday we had a good time at the indoor pool at our hotel, did a little bit of shopping and then went to lunch at the Crayola Cafe. It wasn't as cool as the KC tourist website made it out to be but Ruby enjoyed getting to color. I did like going to the huge Crayola store next door. We got some window markers and some paint for our easel. I had hoped to get one of those large plastic crayon cases with a handle like Rex and I both had but sadly found out that they stopped making those about 6 years ago. .........We'll definitely be waiting another 2 or 3 years before we take the kids to another Yankees game.


clif, somer, vivian & bauer said...

i know you went for the game...but i gotta say, a crayola place would tempt me to drive to kansas city! ;)

CathyBB said...

Hey, Stephanie, Somer's cousin Cathy here. You have been one busy blogger! Looks like your cute kids are having a blast.

I had to chime in when I saw this post. We used to go to Royals games when I was Ruby's age, so these look really familiar! I also hope if you're a Yankees fan, you're also a Joba fan - he was a Nebraska Husker, you know! =)

You know - Kansas City is only about three hours from me, so DO drag Somer along next time you go!

Mittig family said...

I was so excited! I checked your blog and got lucky with an Indigo Girls song. Glad y'all had a fun trip-anything planned to Dallas soon? I bet Ruby and Will would have fun now that they're a little older (not to mention Trip and Maggie were like 2 months old last time!)

Natalie Church said...

Hey! That is funny the kids only wanted to stay 3 innings. I can believe it, don't sit still for long. At least you got to go. I'm glad ya'll had a fun trip!

mkburcham said...

Hey! It looks like y'all had a fun family trip-it is good to know tht you can still do those things with kids-they may be modified a bit-but it is still fun! Matt actually got the name Jonas from that weezer song you mentioned on my blog! How did you get music to play on your blog?