Brick or Treat 2017

After our trip to Legoland for Brick or Treat last year, I was sure to put it on our calendar for this year. It’s such a fun event and this year did not disappoint. Even better, the Herolds joined us for the fun.

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We started with The Groovin’ Graveyard which was a show similar to STOMP. It was super cute, but I think Greg and I enjoyed it more than the kids. We also met Frankenstein!

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After riding a couple rides, we headed over to Brick or Treat! The line looked crazy long, but it moved way faster than we expected. The girls loved walking from station to station while the boys opted to ride in style. We loved looking at all the decorations. Greg really wants a pumpkin Lego head for our front yard.

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After Brick or Treating, we went back to ride some rides. Crosby got to ride the horse ride for the first time! You must be four years old to ride the horses, but since he was less than a week away, I led them to believe he was already four. Kenley was sure to correct me on the fact that he wasn’t four quite yet. Either way, Crosby was a happy camper.

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We had a quick dinner and stayed for the 3D fireworks show. Afterwards, we loaded up the car in our pjs and headed home! The kids fell asleep pretty quickly in the car after a long day.

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We had such a great time!

Brick or Treat 2016 

In the midst of our crazy month of October, I put Legoland on our calendar since they were hosting Brick or Treat. We had never been to this event before so I figured it was a good excuse to get down there. Along with trick or treating in the park, the fireworks show was scheduled to start at 8pm, so we took our time getting out of the house. The kids ended up taking a nap in the car on the way there which was great!

We arrived at the park around 1:30pm and we could already tell that it was more busy that it normally is. Of the few times we had been to the park, we haven’t seen any of the shows, so we started with the Lego Movie 4D show. The kids really liked it! We rode some rides and checked out the new Ninjago figures for the new ride opening soon.

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To be completely honest, the first couple hours were a struggle. There was a lot of whining, complaining, and threatening, but once we decided to change into their Halloween costumes, the mood totally changed. After being a little scared of the giant Lego mummy, they got their picture with him and we were off to Brick or Treat!

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We also had to get our picture with the pirate Lego man since Greg and I were sporting our shirts. We originally had gotten the shirts for pirate night on the cruise, but they worked out well for this trip too!

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The weather was absolutely gorgeous since we went on the coolest weekend of the month.

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The little path was lined with the most adorable Halloween Legos. I really want one of these guys for our yard next year!

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We grabbed some dinner and rode a few more rides before the fireworks started. Crosby loved playing in the waiting areas building Legos while Kenley rode the rides that he couldn’t.

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We were all handed our 3D glasses for the fireworks show which turned out to be amazing! The glasses made it seem like there were Lego bricks bursting in the sky with each firework. It was really cool.

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We had such a great time at Brick or Treat! The kids each came home with a new Lego set as part of their birthday presents so the fun continued the next day when we got to build them. Hopefully we’ll be back next year!

my weekend in photos

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heather and i ran and enjoyed some cool temperatures for five miles on saturday morning. i wore my long sleeves and our run ended at starbucks, so already our day was off to a good start.

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crosby and hudson warming up before the girls’ soccer game.

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crosby said “it’s so freezing!”

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the little monsters had their last soccer game of the season on saturday. they played awesome and kenley scored another goal! they had such a great season and kenley improved vastly from last season.

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saturday afternoon, we headed to legoland for brick or treat! the kids got to wear their halloween costumes and looked incredible! i have a lot of photos from the day, so i will share more soon!

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crosby and his buddy huck are only seven days apart so we got to celebrate his third birthday this morning at the park!

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the coolest roller slide!

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running off some energy and enjoying the perfect weather.

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celebrating these two with pizza and cupcakes.

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super heroes!

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super friends!

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we had some ups and downs this weekend, but overall it was great! the weather was gorgeous and we continued the birthday celebrations. 

how was your weekend?