In early August my good friend Cymblynne, her girls, my kids and Treysen's buddy Parker headed to the coast! Us Mama's startred with lunch at Bubba Gumps a favorite of everyone.
We had to have our yummy lava flows!!
Then we headed to Dennis the Menace park!! The kids had a blast!
The four oldest kids wanted to do the paddle boats! WE let them set out on the pond all by their selves...yes!! They loved it!
Lovin' on my Riley!
Ice cream before dinner, what vacations all about!
Next day we headed to Carmel. We met up with Grammie for a bit! We walked around window shopping before heading to the candy store...a big hit with the kids!
We ate lunch and I captured this moment...Parker got his first bowl of clam chowder and loved every last bite!! Love this kid!
After lunch we took a democratic vote on if we wanted to go to the beach or not..The beach won! Then another vote was taken, to wear swim suits or not. No swim suits won and oh my...we should have required it because lets just say they all ended up wet!! Cym and I got some yummy latte's and watched the kids play in the water and dig in the sand!
On our way out of Carmel there was a group protesting about something...there was tons of picketers and they were loud. Our kids could have driven to the coast seen this and come home. They were so into it. They all had there windows down...the random things that entertain kids!
Every morning Cym & I would walk to this bakery in PG. They have the best pastires I've ever had. The kids loved the donuts that were the size of their heads!
For Aliie's 8th birthday she invited a few friends and we headed to Skywalk. It is a indoor trampoline warehouse. It was so fun for the kids and adults too!! We then headed back to our house for cake and presents. Our family is slightly Dodgers obsessed and Allie requested a Dodgers cake!! Love my sweet girl. Happy 8th birthday!