At the Pink Pig | Mommy and Me Monday | The 141st ed.

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It’s time again for Mommy and Me Monday. Pop out from behind that camera and capture yourself in action with your kids.  Check out the inaugural Mommy and Me Monday for more information.

We’ve been on a roll this year doing Atlanta up right! We’ve had fun checking off things on the “must do Atlanta” list and we’ve still got a ton more to go. (Much to the chagrin of our families, we probably won’t ever do everything and then move back to Texas…just putting it out there).

This weekend, we attended the season opening of the Pink Pig ride at Macy’s. It’s been an Atlanta tradition for over 60 years (as long as my math is correct). They’ve since redone the ride to a train, but it used to be in the little pig cage in the background (which use to be suspended in the air and go in the ceiling above the toy department during the holidays). I’ve got to be honest…I think that would have been really cool and from the people that I’ve talked to that have grown up here, they said it was awesome.

Mommy and Me Monday with the #pinkpig

E had to actually sit on the seat next to me. It was a little nerve-wracking, but she took it all in and enjoyed herself.

Before the ride, enjoyed a pink pancake breakfast, complete with sausage, strawberries and a pink yogurt parfait with a pink pig on top. If you are ever trying to find pink and you can’t, I think they have most of it in the tent with the Pink Pig! There was also a pink pig balloon artist and face painter, so we had to hit them up, too. Of course, we got some pink cotton candy, too!

Pink Pig Collage

We met and took a picture with Priscilla the Pig. She really likes the 50s and rocks her poodle skirt (it was pretty cool because #1 had just talked about the 50s so she really liked her outfit). And, #2, well, she’s super reluctant with all dressed up characters these days. It turns out they put a really cool background in the pictures (with fireworks and a Christmas tree) on that green screen. We didn’t even notice until after we got our pictures.

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If you want to have breakfast with Priscilla the Pig there are two more opportunities on November 17th and December 15th benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. You’ll get breakfast, a story, a photo package and of course, a ride on the Macy’s Pink Pig Ride!

Lenox pink pig breakfast

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34 Comments

    1. They really enjoyed it…and asked if we could go back.

  1. It looks like yall had a lot of fun. I’m looking forward to these types of events.

  2. What fun! My kids would love that, too! Thanks for sharing that sweet bit of family memories!

    1. Yeah, it’s definitely a winner for all kiddos. Everybody there was having fun.

  3. First, I’m so glad you found me! 🙂 Second, I think I’m going to take my boys down there on election Tuesday. The pink pig just brings back such sweet memories.

    Love your shots and your family is gorgeous!

    1. That’s a good idea…I better figure out what I’m going to do Tuesday…I sort of forgot about the no school part of it. Poo!

  4. Well now, isn’t the pink pig event the perfect place for three girls?! 😀 Love it!

  5. i have never heard of this but i am totally loving it!!

    ps. love that you are living up hotlanta!!

    1. I don’t even know how many years it was until I heard of it!

      One weekend at a time, friend!

  6. Looks like you all had a great time. This is something else my family and I have yet to do. Hopefully we will get a chance to do it.

  7. Looks like you guys had fun. your daughter has pretty hair. Im such a fan of curly hair.

    1. Lots of fun! And, thanks. We are still amazed by her hair.

  8. Jennifer Young says:

    So cute, that looks like you had a great time. I love the pig balloon animals, wow, lol! 🙂

    1. I was super impressed with the pig balloons. I don’t even have an idea how they learn to do that.

  9. Looks like you had a great time! What a beautiful family!

  10. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I heard of this when I use to live in Conyers, GA. I never went but this looks so neat.

    1. That was my reaction, too! I had never seen it…just heard of it. And thank you:)

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