Of course our trip to Seattle in spring wouldn't be complete without a trip to Skagit Valley to see the tulips!
I was really excited to take Kimmy and Elsie up there, since Kim hadn't been to the festival since high school and I knew they would love all the pretty flowers.
The weather was absolutely fabulous (in fact it even got a little toasty and our cheeks and chests got a tad bit of color), and even though there was sooooo many people, we had a great time and saw some gorgeous tulips.
All of the main fields of tulips had been trimmed, so the only flowers to see were in Roozengaarde and Tulip Town
but those are my usual stops anyway...I just wasn't used to everyone else in the city hitting up my destination spots.
We were able to walk through all the tulips and the girls just loved it.
Elsie just kept saying how pretty they all were.
Q had a hard time grasping the concept of "soft" with the flowers, but she loved them all so much
Although these pictures of Q may not show it, she did have a good time...we are still learning how to smile when mommy isn't taking the pictures and making her laugh.
Of course we all had to take our usual pictures in the flowers....don't they always look like senior pictures?
and we couldn't leave our favorite frog alone...
After we hit up the two parks we stopped at Snow Goose Produce for some delicious homemade ice cream on waffle cones...delicious. Then back to Diane's, but first we stopped for dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory...one of my favorites.
Kim's flight left the next morning at 6:40, so that meant I was up at 4:45 am to get her to the airport...so it was an early night for me....
but such a great weekend!
here are some flower shots that I took...man I love tulips