Wednesday, December 21, 2011

New Orleans Bowl 2011

Reed and the UL coaching staff led the CAJUNS to their first bowl game in 40 years!!! It was a great experience for the fans, and we had a blast, too!


Dinner with the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner at Commander's Palace
Banks is ONE!
(and into everything!)
Breakfast with CC and Pop at our favorite, The Camellia Grill!

Our favorite server Joey - wishing Banks a happy 1st birthday and inviting him back to New Orleans for his 21st birthday!!!

Staff Family Day - Tour of Mardi Gras Word

...and a cooking demonstration with LIVE music!

Banks LOVED it! peek-a-boo!

...then masking making for the kiddos!

Grandpa, Tizzie, and Drew arrived Thursday at lunch!

Wives Progressive Dinner

By Friday morning the WHOLE crew was here!

Banks birthday party at Cafe du Monde!


Pep Rally and Graduation Ceremony!

UL Graduation was Saturday morning of the game so they allowed the 5 graduating seniors from the team to receive their diplomas from the school President during the pep-rally in front of thousands of fans! It was really amazing!

Parade to Spanish Plaza for Battle of the Bands

My sweet boys at the hotel! They loved staying in the big hotel!

Smith said he wanted to live there FOREVER!


Tizzie and Smith went to see The Polar Express at the iMax! Once Smith had his popcorn, m&ms and an Icee, he didn't budge through the whole movie! He LOVED it! After the movie, he and Tizzie rode the trolly while Grandpa, Andrew, and I toured the new WWII museum!

Banks after a GOOD nap Saturday afternoon!

After a long week of fun activities, it was finally game time!

We were excited AND overwhelmed after winning in the last 6 seconds of the game!!!

Smith was kicking until 2:45! He was just as excited as everyone else!

UL 32 San Diego State 30