We just arrived at the cabin
After unpacking I felt something underneath my shirt, I looked under and it was a tick. I screamed and flicked it off me. We thought it was a chance thing but it turns out its peak tick season so they were constantly on us. Cassie had one between her toes, behind her ear, in her hair and on her clothes. I had them under my jeans, in my hair....those bugs are just nasty. I didn't even want to go outside because once I did they were on me.
Bonfire after unpacking
Friday was my birthday....34 years old!! Matt and Cassie got me a Kindle! I'm trying to finish the book I am in the middle of so I can start on my Kindle. So excited. That afternoon we went to Pecks Wildlife Farm. We love that place. Cassie kept telling us she was hungry and thirsty (food/drink was not allowed in the place) but we kept telling her we were almost done and kept looking at other animals. Well....she warned us and we ignored her warning and paid the price of a huge meltdown in public. People had to think she was being fed to tigers or something by her screams. There was no reasoning with her...she lost it. I carried her out of there screaming. Once she was in the car and her her juice cup all was good in the world again. We went to Culvers for chicken fingers and she was a happy girl after her tummy was filled. Poor girl - Mommy and Daddy won't make that mistake again....at least not while your a toddler.
Friday morning watching Mikey Mouse Clubhouse
Coyote on the side of the road
Early Saturday morning (2 am) I woke up to something on my eye. I sat up and started swiping at my face. Whatever it was flew off...I assumed a tick. I woke up in the morning to a red eye, swollen twice its normal size. Apparently I was bitten by a spider on my eyelid. There was no Urgent Care so we went to the ER to make sure it was OK. The doctor said it was an infection setting in from the bite but I should be fine, he gave me some antibiotics to take. I would have normally just let it go but being it was my eye I didn't want to take any chances. Uncle Jim, Tammy, Valerie ,"monkey papa" and Grandma showed up later.
Cassie went for her first boat ride
Saturday night we got a hotel room, had a nice shower and slept in comfy beds (with no spiders). Sunday we had breakfast at McDonald's, went back to the cabin and tried our hands at fishing. Cassie lasted 10 min and drifted off to sleep on my lap in the boat. We got back to the cabin and the poor girl was exhausted.
She crawled up on the couch and just laid there
We decided to head home and she was out like a light. Slept for the first 2 hours. She turned out to be a great traveler! The trip is about 5 hours and she did awesome. It was a great trip and were looking forward to many more!
Memorial Day - Ceremony, Band, Grill out, Walks, Parks!!!