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What is this?

Last week we walked across town to meet my cousins so we could watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons be blown up. I was going to take a cab but decided I didn’t want to lug a car seat around. So we walked. It took us an hour but we got to take Freckles with us and we discovered this awesome playground!

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Ride em Cowgirl!

It’s called Safari playground and it has giant hippos in it. Of course, Princess A wanted to ride one the second she saw them.

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There are even baby hippos!

safari-playground-central-park-nyc-4 (1) This is one of my favorite playgrounds that we have discovered.

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Boat ride

There is also a canoe that is sunken into the ground with hippo heads popping up. This makes it look like the boat is in water.

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Kissy Kiss

Princess A decided to steer the canoe.

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And kiss the baby hippo.

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Who you looking at.

When I told her it was time to go she ignored me.

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See ya later sucka

Freckles decided to join Princess A on her expedition.

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Bye Bye

But she ditched him.

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So Alone

Leaving him sad and alone because he doesn’t know how to get out of a boat. Don’t worry I helped him.

safari-playground-central-park-nyc-12 (1) If you come to New York City you should definitely check out Safari Playground in Central Park.

Shoes- DVF Gap Kids

Pants- Zara Kids

Shirt- Trunk LTD

Dinosaur Hoodie- Old Navy

Stay Glamorous,

Shannon Sutherland

Janitor at Mom Blog

Lover of Funny at The World New York Comedy Club

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  1. Karen Dent November 28, 2012 at 8:26 AM #

    That park is awesome! I also like Freckles’ sweater! How did you convince Princess A to leave the park? I would have wanted to stay all day

    • Shannon November 28, 2012 at 8:17 PM #

      That was not very easy. She got so angry and I kept saying “I know you love the Hippos but we are going to do something even more awesome now.” I was referring to the balloons but it didn’t work. I have no idea why I tried to reason with my toddler lol

  2. Melissa November 28, 2012 at 8:44 AM #

    That is AWESOME! I love hippos anyway, but that is just amazing! She looks cute in her Bowie shirt, but I think that Freckles looks more dapper in his sweater than I imagined!

    • Shannon November 28, 2012 at 8:16 PM #

      Freckles was showing off and I still can’t believe he kept it on

  3. Melody November 28, 2012 at 9:11 AM #

    That is the cutest playground ever!

  4. snarkysarcasticbish November 28, 2012 at 5:47 PM #

    I love playgrounds. I am glad that she enjoyed it.

    • Shannon November 28, 2012 at 8:10 PM #

      I love playgrounds with animals 🙂

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