Monday, June 11, 2012

Loaf Love at The Denver Zoo

I've told you all before about my lists.  I believe that sending your intentions (or wishes) for your life brings back to you what you want or need.  I didn't think about my Summer Fun List in that way until last week.

Before I hung our list on the wall, I added ZOO.  I don't normally like the Zoo but my kids love it and being the selfless Mother that I am....I added it.

A few days later, I was contacted by a PR firm asking if I'd like to take my family to the Denver Zoo and taste some cheese at the Loaf Love Tour?  She had me at cheese.

Sunday, we were VIP guests of Tillamook Cheese at the Zoo and it was such a fun experience! I have to mention here that my husband (bless his heart) still thinks that you all are my imaginary friends in my computer but now he's starting to understand that his trophy wife is somebody on the internet.

Mallory is just running around calling herself a VIP now.

The weather was perfect....not too hot and although it took us forever to find parking, it really wasn't that crowed.  

We loved seeing all of the monkeys (even the ones that were giving each other a massage) and birds and I was thrilled to find a little hut selling Coors Light.  Just like at the ball was the best beer I've ever tasted!  A big Bear smiled at me and made my day.  Keith says he was baring his teeth....not smiling and that he wanted to eat me.

Soon we found ourselves in front of the brand new Toyota Elephant Passage! It is really amazing and so beautiful.  

We stopped for lunch at Kamala Cafe just outside of the Elephant Passage Amphitheater.  This is when we learned that there was going to be a show with the largest animal at The Denver Zoo.  His name is Groucho and he weights 11,500 pounds!

He put on a great show and we loved every minute of it!  Even the part when Groucho showed us the aftermath of eating 250 pounds of food a day. 

Thank you Tillamook Cheese for a great day at the zoo!

Check here to see if the Loaf Love Tour is coming to your city!

disclaimer: I was provided passes to the zoo and all the cheese i could eat.  Opinions are all mine.


  1. That sounds like such a blast! I've never seen a show with elephants. That's really neat, minus the plops.

  2. Sounds fun, I love cheese! And that pic of Mallory with the thumbs up is too cute!

  3. Awesome! I was scheduled to go to this event in Houston and one of the kids got sicked. Now I'm even more bummed that I didn't make it.

  4. how fun! I love the zoo AND cheese so that is a win in my book!!

  5. Sounds like an excellent family day! Cheese would've won me over too...

  6. Cheese and beer? You sho' won't hear me complaining!

    I could live on that. Sad, but true.

  7. aw love the vip pic of your little girl. so cute!

  8. Oh I would so be there with the word Cheese too! Umm!
    How awesome that you got to go as VIP's- so cool.

  9. How fun! Love all the photos. I can't wait to get to the zoo sometime this summer.

  10. Sounds like an awesome day! I am glad that iKeith now appreciates you for who you are in this blogosphere :) Love Mallory's face with the VIP badge!

  11. You need to come to OR and visit the REAL Tillamook Cheese Factory!! So fun! ICE CREAM TOO!!!

  12. This is so awesome! Love the pics and that it was sponsored by Tillamook. We love their cheese!

  13. Sounds like a fun day - glad you compromised and took them to the zoo!!!! :00

    P.S. iKeith needs to understand that we are ALL big deals on the internet!


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