Monday, October 19, 2009

Week 26 Update

Since our last pregnancy update, our Sunday School class had a baby shower for Robin. She got some really nice gifts at the shower that we have pictures of below. This past weekend we decided to go shopping for a crib and ended up buying a crib and dresser (with a changing station). Below are our weekend purchases along with the gifts we have gotten so far.

Drum roll please....... the 26 week picture of Robin and baby Wiggles. Wiggles is more than a baby bump now!

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Weekend Getaway

Robin and I had a getaway weekend and went to Pigeon Forge for a couple of days this weekend. We figured we better do it now since we will soon have travel restrictions as Robin will be in the last trimester. We got to Pigeon Forge on Friday afternoon and after a short rest, we went to Johnny Carinos for supper. After supper, we went to the Tanger factory outlets to do some shopping. Robin got some maternity clothes (shirts and a sweater) and we had some Ben & Jerry's ice cream for a night cap.

On Saturday morning our mission was to hike the trail up to Grotto Falls in the Great Smokey Mountains Park. It is about a 1.6 mile hike up the trail to the falls, but it is a relatively easy hike. Below are some pictures we took on the hike.

We saw a bear up in a tree just as we started to ascend the trail up to Grotto Falls.
Here I am all chipper as we start our hike.
Robin was also very anxious to start the hike.

Here is Grotto Falls. You can walk behind it, but we decided not to because it looked very slippery and a lot of people were there.

Robin and I at Grotto Falls
Robin having an apple break as we began our descent back down the trail.

No.... Robin did not climb that log. It was a loop in the trail.

Me on the same log.
A picture of us as we were almost done with our hike.
After the hike we had worked up a bit of a hunger, so we went and had pancakes at the Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg. We then looked through some of the shops there and bought some yummy fudge from one of the shops.

Later Saturday afternoon we went and played a little miniature golf.

No. That is not me climbing around at the miniature golf place. But you might be able to find my ball up there the way I played.

Those shadows make for tough shots.

This place was a little dangerous.
After golf we were wiped out, so we went back to the hotel to take a nap (and watch the end of the LSU football game). We ate at the Old Mill on Saturday night and it was very good. If you are in the area we highly recommend stopping there. Sunday morning we had a yummy breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express then went shopping at the outlet mall again. After shopping we headed back to Nashville. It was definitely a great weekend and we look forward to going back next year.