The start of Mardi Gras

Took the boys to their first Mardi Gras parade of the year. And the first Mardi Gras parade without the choo choo wagon. I was a bit nervous, I’m not gonna lie.

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Sigh. But actually, it was fine. Of course, it wasn’t TOO crowded, so that helped.

We ended up watching part of the parade in front of our friends’ restaurant. That reminds me of when we ran into them back in 2009 at their first parade…
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They’re a bit bigger now.
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But eventually we had to move down the road because standing near quadruplets doesn’t help us mere triplets. Ha!
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They all caught some stuffed animals, but Oliver was pretty inconsolable that he didn’t get a bunny. Because Linus caught two. (Which is cute because Linus’s main buddy that he sleeps with is a bunny.)
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All in all, it was a great (if hot) day, and the boys are super excited about the next parades.