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Botanical Gardens

Last week, a day after our AC was repaired, The Lord blessed us with the most beautiful weather. Totally unexpected for July in St. Louis. But one thing I’ve noticed from 25 years of St. Louis living is that the weather here is unpredictable. We’ve had our air off all week. Low 80s during the day and dropping in the 60s at night. Unbelievable! This has been my favorite summer ever! I hate extreme heat or cold. I need some Hawaiian living!

Anyway, last Wednesday was the anniversary of Mr. Shaw’s birthday. He was the founder of the Missouri Botanical Gardens. That meant free admission all day! With Maggi and Mayci on their way to Chicago, I felt very responsible for documenting our day. While I didn’t take tons of pictures, as Mayci would have, I did get some!
I think I’m standing next to “Mr. Shaw”
botanical gardens
mom and boy
two boys
white flowers
kids in strollers
sisters
They seriously go crazy over the Botanical Gardens.
big family
boy looking at flowers
brothers sitting on bench
I’m telling you, this lovely lady loves Hostas.
pose
boys looking at pool
3 boys on stairs
Penelope and Kingston were amazed by this giant library
inside the library
cute baby
They loved the children’s area.
kids activities
play area for kids
toddler boy sweeping
young boy using broom
yellow flower field
After that, we went to Crondelet park for lunch. It was a beautiful view!
crondelet park
water fountain in lake
baby girl
2 baby girls
They had tons of fun running around the building we were in
funny kids
kids 3
children jumping
kids sitting on stairs
girl sitting on steps
cute toddler boy looking up
Even though Botanical Gardens is not what I call a fun place, we had a fun day! Lots of time outdoors, exactly what the boys need these days!
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