Sunday, July 19, 2009

Retro 4th of july

For the 4th of July we headed to Santa Cruz to "camp" in an airstream. Matt has always admired them since he was a kid. I have to admit, it was awesome and I could definately get used to that kind of camping. You get all fun of the campfire, but no long hikes to the bathroom and nice comfy bed to sleep in. It was awesome!! The best part of camping is the smores!! Logan proved to be quite the marshmello roaster-perfectly golden brown everytime!!

Matt and I both grew up as tent campers...the rougher the better. (His dad was scout leader and my dad a biologist..) airsteams/campers were for softies. I think Im feeling the love of being a bit soft. Unfortunately, we realized that roughing it is much cheaper. This baby starts at 41,000.

While we were camping we were followed by the NBC morning show-they wanted to do a show on getting back to camping as family vacations. The kids loved it-they had mikes on and everything. They were such hams!!

We had an awesome 4th of July-just being together is the BEST!!(got to love those amazing tye dyed shirts too!!)

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Bubble Trouble

I have this list in my head of what every kid should do in the summer time. Eat otter pops, slip n slide, make home made icecream, swim till your fingers get all pruney, play with sidewalk chalk, chase the iceream truck, swing in a swing, go camping and eat smores, stay in your jammies all day and play with bubles. Some I caught on camera-like the bubles. Others I just let happen. But I have to say- I LOVE this picture of Noah playing with bubles. That is the look of pure childhood fun.

Logan chasing the bubles

Logan becoming a pro buble blower

More giggles then I could have imaginged from 2 bottles of bubbles :)

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Tye Dyed

About a month ago we got together with an old friend of mine-Gwen and her family to get the summer going. We decided to make tye dye shirts for the 4th of July, slip and slide and and top it off with pizza dinner. The kids had a blast and made some new friends (and loved meeting thier crazy uncle Gabe!)

Ethan loving the water!

Logan and his creative side-making super cool shirts(you will have to tune in latter to see the final results!)

Noahs fancy moves on the slip and slide. You just cant start summer without slip and slide and otter pops! Thanks Gwen!

What a cute gang!!