lattes with the artists

Annikah and I are back to our routine today and took a break this morning to go check out Anni's first art display. I took the suggestion of a great friend to submit some of Anni's recent artistic expressions to a local kid's art gallery display at a local coffee shop called the The Grind. All three of the pieces I submitted for her were displayed on the wall in the cafe when we stopped in this morning (minus some buttons and gems that fell off in the mail :)). Anni recognized her pictures and I was a proud Mama who almost sat on top of a poor guy just trying to enjoy his coffee to get a shot of her with her art. Beck and Aislin met us there and we got to see Indi and Ais's awesome original works as well. Ais & Anni then enjoyed splitting a cupcake (most of which eventually ended up in the floor) while Beck and I enjoyed some iced lattes. After the art-licious time we headed to the park before the girls had a chance to tear apart the coffee shop. We enjoyed the beautiful weather with great friends.


*Anni is celebrating cinco de mayo by sporting the dress we got her in Cozumel!!

Comments

Jorie said…
Wow - Anni's artwork is impressive, and how fun that it is on display for others to enjoy!! Your morning with friends, coffee, and enjoying the park sounds perfect! We are still going through Anni-withdrawal out here in Iowa. :( Poor Silas...
Roxanne said…
Annimisses SIlas and Joel Sooooooo much- she cried this morning when she saw teh picture of the 3 of them on the fridge :(
Beck said…
Annikah has a gift with the arts... .she doesn't talk much but composes art like a tornado! I love it!

Girl you are so tan and good looking! My social status in Chicago and the world went up a few notches after hanging out with the both of you this AM!
katie said…
so very cool!
They are sooo cute! I want to pinch all those cheeks! :)

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