Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Beach Weekend

For several years we have had the opportunity to get away for one weekend each spring with my side of the family. It started at Black Butte when a friend gifted us a weekend there several times in a row. At that time it was just my parents, Mike & Becky, and Trent & me. The location has changed a few times, and the schedule is very different now three kids, but we still have a great time, watch movies, eat a lot of food and laugh. Hard. :) This year Mike & Becky gifted us with this weekend in Lincoln City. Here's some pics:

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Sydney putting on her shy/giggly face for Mommy.

One of my favorite things in the world is when she snuggles her cheek up against mine. I love it!


2 Daddies walking on the beach with their babies: one front pack and one back pack.

Jack in the back pack. Carson likes to call him JackyJack.


Syd & Daddy.

My pretty girl!

My sis. Not by blood, but close enough.


The 2 crazy kids that started this family!


Ah, the classic game of human airplane.

This one is from my POV. I love his facial expression!

I even took a little video...




We also have another tradition of borrowing a projector and connecting it to the laptop/video console (this time it was the Wii), bringing some speakers and having a HUGE screen on the wall to watch movies and play games. We played quite a bit of Wii Fit this weekend, and Carson was very good at the running. It made me laugh every time!





11 comments:

Steph said...

Adorable pics, as always - especially of Syd. What a doll! And I LOVE the running video. Talk about making a kid tired when they think they're having fun!!! Hmm. Maybe the Wii Fit IS in our future...

Glad you guys had a great weekend!

sarah said...

I love the close up of you and Sydney! Isn't the running great! Ethan has SO much fun doing it. It's fun to watch and gets out a little of that energy =). Glad you had such a good time and thanks for posting pictures!

Jen said...

That face to face shot is seriously precious. I let out this sigh when I saw it. (This happens when things are too cute for me to see)

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Lisa P said...

These kinds of weekends are the best. Glad you got to enjoy!

Heidi said...

How fun! And I love, love LOVE the pictures!

Kristi said...

So cute. I want to go to the beach with you too!!!!

woosterweester said...

Too funny that we were both at the beach...different ones, but still! Carson looks like he is such a fun ball of energy and Syd is simply edible. Love it!

Beth said...

So glad you got to get away!

I LOVE the pictures--and the one of you and Syd cheek to cheek is absolutely priceless! Her little hand on your face...oh!

Lyonslove said...

I love all of the pictures! It looks like you guys almost had as much fun as we did in Clear Lake. Family vacations are so much fun!

Amanda B said...

That's funny - when Jacqi and I were kids we were definitely angels rather than airplanes. Perhaps that's what happens when you don't have any brothers. :-)