we love birmingham!

On Friday, Holly, Sally Kate, Camp, and I loaded up the car and headed to Birmingham to visit Mary & David. Birmingham is one of my favorite cities...it has all of the perks of a big city (wonderful restaurants, great shopping, lots to do) but it doesn't feel like a big city. It's soooo very charming and the traffic isn't bad!! :)

Friday night, we headed to Davenport's Pizza for some yummmmmy pizza and free bubblegum!! :)

kiddies on their phones...anything to keep them occupied until the food comes out!

Saturday morning, we headed to the Birmingham Zoo...Camp was obsessed with the roosters and tried to chase the poor things around the zoo.

There he goes!

We spent some time around the petting zoo before it opened, but we were able to sneak in some pets...this llama wasn't too thrilled that Camp touched him and he tried to spit at us! :) 

We saw lots of fun animals...giraffes, monkeys, an elephant...


and our favorite was the lion family...the mama, daddy, and babies put on a great show for us and Camp loved watching them play.
Here Camp is checking out the lion paw prints in the ground.

After the zoo, we headed to Zoe's for a yummy lunch, visited Mary's adorable shop, and hit up Dreamcakes bakery.

Camp enjoyed a mini cupcake.
 For dinner we headed to Saw's BBQ right across the street from where Mary and David live. It definitely ranks up there with Fox Bros. Camp loved the fact that we could walk to dinner and asked if we were going to walk to lunch the next day! :)

On our way back to Tallahassee we passed by Sweet P's and decided we needed to check it out. It was the cutest little store with cupcakes, cookies, ice cream and even a deli. If you're ever travelling between Troy & Montgomery, stop by!!

They had a swing that Camp and Sally Kate were a little too small for, but they both had a blast running around and letting some energy out for the rest of our road trip home.

The strawberry cupcakes were delish!!

I love stores like this! :)

Thank you, thank you, Mary & David for letting us crash at your place and for all of your wonderful hospitality!!!


yaya said...

What a fun trip! loe the zoo pics...especially the tractor!

Bebe said...

The technologically savvy kids playing with their phones... Glad you all had fun!
"Is your Mama a llama?"

mary caroline said...

come baaaaaaaack!! xoxo