Saturday, December 5, 2009

Festival of the Trees

Last night Eric and I went with our really good friends Kirsten and Aaron to the Festival of the trees. We went last year with them too. We started the night out by going out for our traditional dinner: Five Guys! It was delicious as ever. It took us forever to get there though. We ate at the one up in Sandy because it's right by the Expo Center. Apparently everyone and their dog was going to the Festival of the Trees too, because there was a lot of traffic. Well we finally got there after our delicious meal. There is so much to see there. They have little performances by dance groups and things, gingerbread houses, wreaths, quilts, Christmas trees, and small trees. We stick to the gingerbread houses and the big trees. It took us two hours to get through those, and I was tired. Last year when we went, Lincoln was just a couple months old. He is now 15 months or something like that. He was so good. He just sat in the stroller looking at everything around him. He especially likes the trees that had Mickey Mouse. There were actually a few that did. He is such a cute little kid. Anyways, we walked around looking at all of the pretty trees. Some people come up with some pretty cute stuff. The whole point of this event is to raise money for the Children's Hospital. People decorate the trees, and then donate them, and some things that go around the tree to the festival, and then they sell them and give the money to the hospital. I think it's a great way to raise money, and it's fun! Thanks for the fun night guys!