Thursday, August 29, 2013

Making beach memories

I have fond memories of going to the beach every summer. Building sand castles, diving in the waves, catching sand fleas (we always called them sand diggers), and soaking in the sun. I'm so excited for my kids to make those same memories, summer after summer.

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We're beyond fortunate to have a house to stay in, and an extra set of hands (that belong to my wonderful mom) more than willing to come and help with the kids. Let's face it, vacations with young kids aren't truly relaxing. Especially at the beach, what with the possibility of them getting swept out to sea and/or eaten by Jaws.

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Obviously that didn't happen. :) And even though we may not have laid on the beach, tropical drink in hand, relaxing to the max, we did have an amazing time running on the beach...

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Catching some waves...

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Playing in the sand...

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Splashing in the water...

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Enjoying a nice ocean breeze...

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Finding sea shells and sand fleas...

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And we even managed to get some family pictures, including this framer. Although it was hit or miss getting everyone to look at the camera at the same time (wave! bird! whatever!)

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Until next time, when we'll make even more memories. Only a few more weeks to wait, actually. :)

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1 comment:

  1. What a great time at the beach!!
    The kids look like they had a BLAST!


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