Tagged with Butterflies

Vancouver Aquarium and Stanley Park again

Vancouver Aquarium and Stanley Park again

Yesterday we spent the morning at the amazing Vancouver Aquarium.  The girls love everything sea-creature related and have quite a bit of knowledge about them (thank you Octonauts!) so they had been really looking forward to it. The first thing the girls wanted to see was the jellyfish exhibition and we were lucky enough to … Continue reading

The butterflies have hatched!

The butterflies have hatched!

  One of our butterflies hatched yesterday afternoon, whilst we weren’t here.  The girls were excited but very disappointed that they hadn’t seen it appear from the chrysalis.   This morning whilst we were getting dressed, a second butterfly hatched, so we missed that one too.   I moved the butterflies to the table whilst … Continue reading

Caterpillars day one

Caterpillars day one

We got back from nearly 2 weeks in England yesterday to find our caterpillars had arrived in the post. My Mum had given the girls a butterfly garden for Christmas and we had waited until the weather was warm enough outside before we ordered the caterpillars. The girls were very excited. The caterpillars were examined … Continue reading

Easter weekend – Texas style

Easter weekend – Texas style

Well, more British style in truth as we’ve spent most of this afternoon and evening with Brits (and some Americans too) but we have been here in the USA… Yesterday we wanted to go to the zoo.  It was a beautiful day but unfortunately the rest of Houston decided to go to the zoo too.  … Continue reading