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Friday, July 10, 2009

Anything for a free meal?!?

As I'm sure you all know, today is Cow Appreciation Day. Shockingly, it is not a federal holiday. However, if you dress up in bovine-apparel, you get a free meal at Chick-fil-A. We love Chick-fil-A, and we love free meals even more (especially if it eliminates the need to cook), so I turned my herd of kids into a herd of cows in order to save a buck.

(Bear in mind that this was done on the spur of the moment with 15 minutes, a box of old Halloween costumes, construction paper and tape. Go easy on the costume critiques!)

Was it worth it? Oh, yeah. Free food, an enclosed play place, and the opportunity for the kids to run off some of their rainy-day-pent-up-energy...

If only every day was Cow Appreciation Day.
As a sidenote: take a moment to notice my children's shoes. I have polled other triplet moms and have come to the conclusion that shoes are the bane of our existence! Inevitably, at least two of the children have on the exact same shoe... on both feet. (as with Bailey- two left feet of the same shoe.) And then of course there are the almost-the-same-shoe-but-not-quite occasions (such as with Riley) where the girls put on the same style of shoe but in two different colors. Unfortunately for Riley, hers are also both left feet. I could fight it, but I've given up... I actually take them out in public like this! Hopefully the cow thing will be a distraction.

5 comments:

TNIRYAN said...

Oh my! Is the dignity of children worth so little these days?

Yes . . . yes it is.

Bethany said...

Too cute. And darn, I forgot about this! Are you going to the ice-cream social at Goddard on Tuesday?

kelly said...

i love it! i am sure you got a lot of smiles walking in with your herd of cows!

Katie said...

I love it! And by the way, if you come to Utah, I can get you ALL free meals to Chick-Fil-A. No cow costume necessary. :) I love having a job with perks!

Casey Gentle said...

Udderly the cutest cows EVER! I appreciate a cow even more now! MOOO-vulous! :)