{Halloweens Past}

{Fall Ball 2013 - that's a wrap!}

Saturday, October 21st was our last Fall Blast Ball game.  The boys all did so great. I loved our team this year and loved that we had some returning players. I hope we can keep everyone together (for the most part) throughout the years. We have some 3 year olds and some 4 year olds so some will move up before others. Here in Waxahachie Blast Ball is ages 3-5 and Tball is 5+.

This season they gave out medals instead of trophies. Mason was okay with that even though he was expecting a trophy all season. The boys got so excited when Nate handed out the medals.

What a difference 1 season makes. Mason spent more of the time in the stands last season and more time on the field this season! We do not make Blast Ball something Mason has to do. We want it to be something he wants to do. He is three. And we know if we push it then he may just turn away from it all together. He seemed to enjoy it much more this time! That makes this little baseball lovin' Mama's heart so happy!!

The below pictures are of Nate, Mason, Easton and Erik. Nathan and Erik played high school baseball together and now their boys are playing together! Easton and Mason are exactly 1 week apart in age and they get along so great!!

That's a wrap!

Now what do we do until Spring???

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{Jellystone Park - Fall Fiesta}

Hey y'all!! Happy Texas Tuesday!!

Masons Mama

What is Texas Tuesday? A chance for you to show off the awesomeness that is TEXAS!! You can blog about anything; restaurants, vacation spots, venues, concerts, your hometown, shops, fashion, sports, etc. The linkup is not limited to Texans, we just ask that the post is about Texas. 

This past weekend we stayed at Jellystone Park for their Fall Fiesta. Mason had a blast and got to do so much!! It was a very Halloween-y weekend.

Friday evening we got to ride on the Hey-Hey-Hey Ride. While on the Hey-hey-hey ride every time you see a person in the park the entire ride says, yep, you got it...hey hey hey! The kids absolutely loved it. And Mason, well, he marches to the beat of his own drum and would say "Hey Hey Hey" after everyone else so that he was the only one saying it at that time. ha! Nathan and I got a good laugh out of that.

Mason met a friend while waiting in line for the Hey Hey Hey ride...

Our decorated campsite...

That evening we went to the Monster Mash Costume Ball for the kiddos. They got to wear their costume and dance on the stage. Mason tore it up!!

Mason dancing at the Monster Mash Costume Ball from Crystal Hall on Vimeo.

Mason dancing at the Monster Mash Costume Ball from Crystal Hall on Vimeo.

Saturday morning we were up and at em' at 9:00am. We had to be at the Bear's Den at 9 to sign up for any of the events that we wanted to do that day/evening. That was a cluster! I hope they make this part of it better in the future. I signed Mason up for the Magic Pumpkin Harvesting and the Haunted Hey Ride. By the time we were finished waiting in the long sign up line it was time to get on another Hey ride for the Magic Pumpkin Harvesting. They gave each of the kids a bag with a ticket, a stick, pumpkin seeds and magic dust and took us out to a field to plant them. The kids wrote their names on their stick and then planted the pumpkin seeds and threw the magic dust on top.

Right after we finished planting our pumpkin we hustled back to the Bears Den so that we could be first in line to ride the antique fire trucks! And Mason got to hang out with Yogi for a bit! The fire trucks took us around the park and they turned on the lights and sirens. Mason loved every second of it. We met up a few hours later to pick up our magically harvested pumpkins! It was adorable and fun.

Mason and I decorated his pumpkin...

Then we just hung out until it was time for the costume contest. This was another area that needed better organization! It was a big ol' cluster. They broke the kids up into ages - 5& under, 6-12, & 13+. The groups were humongous! Mason had about 60+ kids in his group. He made it to the second round. We were okay with that and ready to get out of that huge mess!! After the contest the kids trick or treated around all of the campsites and cabins! Most everyone participated and it was fun to see the decorated sites. We were supposed to go on the Haunted Hey ride that evening, but it got cancelled due to the lightning. A big storm came that evening and I am not gonna lie...I was a little frightened being in an RV during a severe storm!

Other iPhone pictures...

If you ever get the chance to stay at a Jellystone Park, do it! You won't be disappointed. There are so many activities for the kids to do and the parks are super nice. We can't wait to go back! We heard there is one in Tyler TX. We are hoping to go sometime in December and stay and do the Santa Wonderland thing they have there. Sounds like fun to me!

Have you ever been to a Jellystone Park?

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