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August 29, 2009

The Rest of Camping

Our week of camping flew by! A week isn't long enough. Every day was the most fun, and I'm already looking forward to next year.

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The weather was perfect all week, and the beach was in prime condition for sunning and swimming.

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Tina and Lily

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Donna launching Robyn

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Lily's Lift Off

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Mia

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Jamie, Robyn and Hanna

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Mia, Robyn and Hanna

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Robyn and Hanna

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Aiden, Donna and Jamie

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Noah had a cut on his foot that he had to keep dry, but he still maintains his cool beach look with his hip scooter and new hat.

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What are Lily and Hanna giggling at?

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Mia's taking the waves head on!

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Ways to beat the heat: George, Tina and Donna sitting in the shade

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Margarita's with George and Edy! Cheers! And the fan is a nice touch too.

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You can get out of the sun with a game of Pokemon, but you can't beat the heat- tough competition!

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Jaime and Aiden

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Aiden playing hana fuda.

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The evenings were nice for fishing, until the mosquitos attacked!

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Noah

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With sunset comes the campfire; time to relax.

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Could you get more relaxed than that?

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Yup...

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He's loving that!

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Hee hee! And so am I!! For only $3.50 Jaime rubs your back, feet and head, and for 50 cents more she'll do your hands too. What a deal!!

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Bed time in the girls' tent.

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Up early and it's foggy! Noah, Hanna, Robyn and Lily

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Going to check how Yami's fishing is going.

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Hanna and Noah on a foggy rock.

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Lily, Hanna, Robyn and Noah

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Mia is also very good at climbing rocks; and she likes the big ones!

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Ripsticking has come a long way since last year; Robyn and Donna have mastered it. This is Robyn and Lily ripsticking in their pajamas.

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Robyn turning

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Jamie

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Noah

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Another sunset

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You may be wondering how we keep the kids going all day long...

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Doritos

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Ice Cream

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Hot Dogs

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First Aid (and helmets)

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CUPCAKES!

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Lily after a cupcake.

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Hanna after a cupcake

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Robyn after a cupcake

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Noah after a cupcake.

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Aiden while he's just frosting cupcakes!

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And how do the adults keep going?

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Dunkin' Donuts Turbos!!!!

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Donna has become an expert ripsticker- anything to do with those large turbos?

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George and Edy at the Pizza Pub on the last night of camping.

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George, Tina and Donna

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Tina and Yami

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Kevin and Donna

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On Sunday we went boating with George and Edy through Seldens Creek.

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What a nice way to end the weekend!

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Lily would like to do it all over again... especially because she has to go back to school this week.

Posted by Heather at 09:41 PM | Comments (3)

August 16, 2009

Hammonasset Camping!

It's that time of year again! Hooray! We've all been anxiously awaiting the arrival of George's family for a nice long week of camping at Hammonasset! Early to bed on Satuday after such a long drive, gave everyone lots of energy on Sunday for FUN FUN FUN!

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Lily and her cousin Robin

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Twins Aiden and Mia eating fruit... from Canada.

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Crab hunting in the muddy creek

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Aiden stuck in the mud; everyone got stuck at one point.

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Aiden got un-stuck, but not his shoes. Those are only socks under all that mud.

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Splashing was very effective to wash off the mud.

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Mia was the best splasher.

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Hannah going for a blue crab.

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Aiden and one of his crabs.

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Noah with his crab.

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Lily and Mia

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Heading to the channel, where there is less mud.

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Jaime and Mia

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Aiden humming to a snail to make it come out of his shell.

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The group chanting "Om" to their snails. Donna says "It sounds like a yoga class..."

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Lily

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George is happy to be with his family.

Posted by Heather at 03:32 PM | Comments (0)