Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Mud Pies

Mud pies for sale!

Picture taken at the NC Zoo last month.  The mud pie creation area was most impressive.
Last week Pierce came inside and said, "Mom!  There's a snake on the front step.  I think it is a copperhead.  It is brown and has spots on it"
I told him to come inside.
I went out to investigate.
Know what I found?
A four inch slug on the step.
And yes, it did have spots.



26 comments:

cobie en bas van Es said...

ze hebben hem dan toch maar mooi gevonden.

Steve Surratt said...

That's the only "snake" I could tolerate. Hope the boys did not eat too much mud :-)

Out on the prairie said...

Those slugs can be vicious

Linda E said...

Gotta luv mud pies and little boys!

Mary Ann said...

Time for a trip to the reptile house at the zoo!

Sandra Morris said...

Mud Pies, I remember making those :) love the pic!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Mud pies = FUN
Laughing at your snake. :)

TexWisGirl said...

laughing at the slug! but so much better for you and your boys!

Linda said...

So did you buy one of those pies?

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Such a cute photo. Glad it wasn't a snake!!!!

Ginny said...

Ewww to the slug. I am somehow glad you did NOT post it! Knowing you, I bet you just transported it away from the house. The Mud Pie stand is hilarious, and what a cute picture!! Where is this zoo, I have never heard of it. I thought I had been to all the zoos around here. Is it the Mill Mountain one? Is it a good zoo?

Sally Crowe said...

Now, that is just the cutest photo EVER!! :)

Betsy Adams said...

A slug???? HA HA ---how funny, but he was a big one. Your kids are so smart... Glad it wasn't a big,bad snake though.. YIPES....

Hugs,
Betsy

Michaele said...

Well at least he knows the name of a bad snake. I may prefer looking at a snake as opposed to a 4" slug.

Lin said...

Hahaha! Well....that's sorta like a snake!

A Quiet Corner said...

LOL! They do grow things a lot bigger down your way, Baby Girl! Did I ever tell you that I used to bake mud pies when I was a kid?...:)JP

Endah Murniyati said...

Mud pie... remind me toy childhood! And the 'snake' is fairy big, I think it will chewing the little plant quickly...

Angie said...

I think I need to set up a mud pie station at my house. Okay maybe not, I don't want to clean up the mess!!!

I remember once when Anika was in Elem, I was taking her to school. As we were driving down the road she started screaming and crying. She said there was a snake and it went under her seat. Luckily, I didn't wreck but once I got pulled over it was just a centipede. I could have killed her. She scared me to death.

Lady Lilith said...

Love the idea of a mud pie station. I bet the kids loved it more.

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

Better safe than sorry with the slug! I've seen those slugs--those spots make it look rather scary.

Your boys have such great imaginations. Great picture of them playing store. :-)

Tweedles -- that's me said...

that would be very fun!
love
tweedles

Harry Flashman said...

Damn those slugs! Masquerading as poisonous serpents. !

alissa apel said...

Such a cute picture!

That's so funny about the "Snake".

This week Mica told me, "Mom I killed 3 spiders with my Indiana Jones' whip." I told him to clean up the spider guts. I said, "Are you sure you killed 3?" He said, "Yep..Oh wait just 1, the other ones were wood grain on the floor."

mail4rosey said...

Better safe than sorry with the snake/slug. ;)

I like the mud pie fun, lol. I hope you brought along a change of clothes. :D

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

I LOVE THESE KIDS! SUCH great minds!

Michael Manning said...

I enjoyed that description. It made me laugh--an adventure!