Sunday, January 8, 2012

Fishy Business

I finally had a day off... and what better way to spend it than at our local aquarium! The boys love checking out the penguins, sharks and fish. There is plenty of room for them to run around, and all of the wild and crazy things are behind glass (well, except for my kids!)

Monkey really wanted to be the same size as the King penguin. He had to squish down a little bit to reach the 37 inches. I can't believe my little guy is already so tall!

Chunky decided he rather kiss all of the penguins. He is such a lovable boy!
Guilty party #1.
Guilty party #2. The boys had a blast playing in the shark cage and pretending that they were in jail. If only we had one of these at home...

All 3 of my boys checking out the sharks!

Chunky had a lot of fun climbing on the aisle dividers which were made to look like the ocean floor.

My boys almost got swallowed by a shark! 

Chunky really want ed to check out the replicas hanging from the ceiling. Once he got up there he wasn't so sure and quickly wanted back down.

The boys has a blast running around the aquarium, and it was a nice break from the hospital for me. We bought year passes, and I'm pretty sure my boys will be putting them to good use.

22 comments:

  1. Cute pics - looks like you had a great time! We love the aquarium!

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  2. Looks like a great time! I just took my son to the aquarium last month!! He is only 4 months old, but had a blast looking at the fish!!

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  3. I love how kids are so fascinated by sea life! My 3yo has been enthralled by underwater creatures since we first took her to the aquarium at 1mo! Can't wait until we are able to take the girls this spring!

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  4. The aquarium is a great place to go to with kids. my boys ask all the time to go there. New follower would love a follow back =) http://blessedchick-trythis.blogspot.com

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  5. I'm jealous. I live in Iowa and we don't have anything that cool to go to our zoo is even pretty lame. My daughter wants to be a marine biologist she would flip if we went to something like that. I stopping by from MBC- Looking for genuine followers. I followed you on GFC- KIMBERLEYMEIER. My blog is Mom of 3 = CHAOS
    @ http://momof3chaos.blogspot.com/ Stop by and say hi, follow if you like!

    Kimberley Meier

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  6. Looks like a great time! I can't wait until my daughter is old enough to actually enjoy the aquarium. =) Following you back, Thanks so much for stopping by Momma T and Baby E!
    Trisha

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  7. hi monica - following you back!!

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  8. Looks like you guys had a blast! Thanks for coming by http://daytodaymoments.blogspot.com

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  9. It's been a few years since we've gone to an aquarium--but, our girls love it as well! We are now following from MBC! Have a great weekend. http://www.amamascorneroftheworld.com

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  10. Awe, looks like they had a great time. I like the penguin measurement wall; I bet it was neat for the boys to see if they were as tall as a penguin or not. Thanks for visiting Mother Baby Child - I am now following your blog. Hugs & Blessings!

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  11. we love the aquarium! thanks for stopping by- i'm following back too. (and as for go green- they rapidly became my FAVORITE cloth diaper because of the affordability and adorable prints!! makes me miss diapers. almost.)

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  12. Thanks for following The Bewitchin' Kitchen! I'm following you back :)

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  13. Museums are always fun. That is something that my son and I have really come to enjoy. There is a train museum here locally that we go to quite often.
    www.mylittlegoober.com

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  14. Hi Monica

    Thanks for joining me at Create With Joy - I love aquariums and look forward to getting to know you!

    Ramona
    http://create-with-joy.com

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  15. Lovely pictures! This looks like a wonderful place to visit. I am a new Follower of your Blog.
    Judy - JUDY H-J'S THOUGHTS

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  16. Adorable pictures! I love the aquarium! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am now following you back. Chunky and Monkey are too cute! Hope you had a great weekend!

    ~xoxo~
    Melissa

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  17. nice blog
    new follower of your blog
    now follow my blog
    http://glamorousgirlblog.blogspot.com/

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  18. We love to visit zoos and aquariums :) Looks like they had a wonderful time! Thanks for stopping by my blog...following you back :)

    http://www.wherenothinggoodcomeseasy.com

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  19. Looks like so much fun! We love taking our kids to the museums and aquariums. Even if we have been to the same one over and over again, there is always something new to discover!

    Thanks for stopping by www.theresasmixednuts.blogspot.com
    I'm following in GFC now :)

    Theresa

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  20. Your boys are adorable! I wish we had an aquarium around me. Thanks for following. I'm following back.

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  21. Thanks for visiting my blog. I am now following you. Your family is darling. OK the boys probably prefer Handsome.
    Blessing to your and yours.

    Patricia aka Mamaw

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