Yes, I’m still getting mileage off of our trip to the zoo.  This has been a super busy week that has involved a lot more than just a trip to the zoo… Some of it has involved these yummy little darlings…



A friend of mine and I both worked on these on Wednesday night for a bridal shower that happened last night.  We had so much fun making them and even more fun eating them because they were stinkin’ good!  I even made a cupcake key because otherwise it would have gotten very confusing.


But those aren’t birds. No. Nothing like birds.

So now, for the birds.

I love our zoo because in many cases we are allowed to get up close to the animals.

snowy owl3

snowy owl2

snowy owl

barred owl





whooping crane

And of all of my bird pictures from Monday’s zoo trip, I think this is my favorite.  I call it the Whooping Crane Death Stare.  Why is this bird not the Texas A&M Aggie’s mascot?  It has the right coloring and it’s called a Whooping Crane.  I mean, a mascot couldn’t be better suited.  I’m just sayin’…

WC death stare

Okay, that’s all I can post now because we are having a thunderstorm and I think I better turn off my computer!



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  1. mmmmm… can’t resist birds OR cupcakes

    Pamela’s last blog post..Ernie

  2. Love the owl pictures! We are an owl loving family. Is that last owl a barred owl? We had one that lived behind our old house that we’d hear all the time. We actually got to see it once sitting on a tree limb right behind our house. Very spooky, but beautiful!

    Danielle & Jeff’s last blog post..I love JibJab!

  3. OH I love those bird photos. I just got Kylie a Snowy Owl Shining Stars stuffed animal and she loves it! Now we have to find the time to go online and name a star in the sky for her! (Melody got a penguin!) Check them out..they are truly adorable:

    As for the cupcakes..I was recipes!! Those look beautiful!

    Greta’s last blog post..Kylie’s silliness..

  4. I can not wait to get to that zoo!
    And the cupcakes will be a nice treat as well.
    Have some ready!
    Love you!

  5. Mmmm, yummy! Luke’s birthday is in a couple of weeks and I’m really looking forward to the excuse to make cake! LOL

    Beautiful birds! 🙂

    Risa’s last blog post..It’s A Boy!

  6. Those cupcakes look to yummy. And I love the crane funny!

    Queen of My Domain’s last blog post..Photo Hunters- What is That?

  7. I love all your photos, Nan! And of course your commentary always adds so much to it!

    Laura’s last blog post..Mike, Muhammad, and Al

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