Today we took the boys to see Space Chimps, and it was pretty cute. Everyone had fun, but they all agreed that Clone Wars was better! Afterward we had lunch at California Pizza Kitchen (do they have those outside of California?) and followed it with a surprise trip to THE LEGO STORE!
It was worth the (ack) $150 we eventually spent to see how excited they were to see so many Lego sets in one place. We were definitely the loudest family in there as all three boys tore around yelling to each other about what they had just found. I now feel kind of guilty that we’d never taken them before, but on the other hand we’ve managed to pay our mortgage up until now, so I guess it has worked out better this way.
They’re currently at the kitchen table building away, and they have no idea that I have one more surprise up my sleeve: a copy of the first Star Wars movie. (Episode IV for those who might insist that it isn’t really the first movie. Oh, and come over here so I can punch you.) Not sure if I’m going to bust it out tonight or tomorrow morning, but it will completely blow their minds. I CANNOT wait!
We’ve been having a great time on our vacation-at-home week, but now I want to think of something really spectacular for tomorrow. Dancing girls? Bringing a circus to our house? A visit by an astronaut? Hmmm, I’ll get back to you.
Photo: Lego Store.