AUTHOR: Marty, a.k.a. canape TITLE: A little holiday magic DATE: 1/06/2010 09:50:00 PM ----- BODY:
Right before Christmas, Kevin and I took the kids to Great Wolf Lodge. It was a great way to get away with them before the new baby comes, and it was a great way to get me to slow down and not worry about everything I thought HAD to get done for the holidays.

I admit, it is a cheesy place. But it's supposed to be. It's for the kids to have fun and the parents to have fun watching them. That's exactly what we did.

I got my picture of the kids with Santa, and I didn't have to fight the mall to do it.

I got my Christmastime snowfall, and I didn't even have to wear a coat.

I got my time with my family, away from any schedules or hurry.

I got a lovely vacation only a couple of hours from home, and I got to don a swimsuit while 35 weeks pregnant. Mmmmmm, belly.

It was so very lovely. Honestly, it was a little magical. I think we could add it to the "tradition" list with just a little coaxing.

And no, Great Wolf Lodge did not compensate me for this post. They did send me a coupon code after I badgered them on Twitter endlessly. And we did go there on their dime in April which was also lovely, but not what this post was about. So there.

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----- COMMENT: AUTHOR:Anonymous Bubblewench DATE:Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 7:47:00 AM EST Glad you had such a nice time! ----- COMMENT: AUTHOR:Anonymous No Minimom DATE:Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 4:16:00 PM EST Can you share said coupon code? Because hubby and I were JUST talking about making that place our vacation spot this year! His brother takes their family there almost every year and their kids love it, too. ----- COMMENT: AUTHOR:Anonymous Amo DATE:Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 8:16:00 PM EST I'll have to look that place up. I've never heard of it. And how nice to not have to battle crowds for Santa's attention! ----- COMMENT: AUTHOR:Anonymous Melissa DATE:Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 9:11:00 PM EST I've SO been wanting to go there! Looks like a blast. And kudos to you for wearing a bathing suit. I've not had to don a bathing suit with preggo-belly because my first trimester has always been in summer. Well, I guess that was preggo-pudgy. ----- COMMENT: AUTHOR:Anonymous whymommy DATE:Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 11:47:00 PM EST Looks like you had a great time! ----- COMMENT: AUTHOR:Anonymous Марина DATE:Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 6:24:00 AM EST
Thank you very much for the Tips with fresh flowers presented on your site! I did as it is written there and the flowers that my beloved presented me are still alive! And besides now I know the meaning of all the flowers! And I am even thinking of becoming a florist myself! Thank you,! ----- --------