Monday, March 15, 2010

Everyday Life: Beach bum

Gives a whole new meaning to the term beach bum, eh?

Sorry, I couldn't resist. To make up for my poor attempts of slapstick humor, here are a few of my favorite shots from the beach. (You're welcome, Grandma Puppy, thank me later by providing a few hours of babysitting because after this vacation, I'm pretty sure I'm going to need a vacation. Pleaseandthankyou.)

And, I've learned my lesson; beach vacations are not really vacations when you have two beach bums to slather(wrestle) with sunscreen and chase away from other beach goers' food and pry tiny grains of sand out of the hands of one little beach bum who wants nothing more than to shove every single grain in mouth. Um, kid, did you know birds poop in the sand? No? You don't care? Somehow that doesn't surprise me.


  1. Aww so cute! I love the ummm beach bum picture ;)

    Enjoy your time there, but you're so right that this is NOT a vacation that way. I hope you do manage to get some relaxation in though!

  2. We'll go have a cup of coffee when you get back.

    It looks like the boys are having a blast!

    What type of sunblock do you use?

  3. That picture of the two of them together is just perfect!!
    No, it's not the same as it used to be... but in a lot of ways I think beach trips are way more entertaining w/ the little bums :)

  4. I love the picture of the two of them also. Such great photos, despite all the work I'm sure you had to do just to take them.

  5. Great Pictures! Sounds like a wonderful trip but you may need a few "date nights" to recover:)

  6. i have the cutest nephews ever. <3

  7. Loving your photos from vacay Hy! I will have to postone of my little beach bum soon. Enjoy!

  8. Those pictures are adorable!! I feel like I'm at the beach for a minute now after this visit.

    Thanks so much for your friendship and support! I really appreciate YOU!

  9. Love them all. Yes I remember thinkng the same thing when it came to our little ones in the sand~

  10. @Michelle, we did relax a few nights thanks to my Gram. But by relax I mean we stared at our dinner plates in virtual daze after the day's insanity and quietly sipped our wine.

    @Rose,I'd love to get a cup of coffe with you! Can it be, like, a five hour long coffee date? lol. We used Aveeno sun baby -- wanted to do California Baby, but it was really expensive!

    @Corinne, you're right; it's not the same ... it's better is some ways and a little more harrowing in other ways. Mostly, because G tries to pilfer every.single.piece of food he sees every beach goer has.

    @Foursons, darn right that picture took a lot of work -- hopping, jumping, squealing. Almost a workout!

    @Tara, yes, date nights needed! Um,

    @Jill, does that mean I have the cutest kids ever? ;)

    @SwedishJenn, Yes, post some of your little guy. He doesn't get enough press on your blog. ;)

    @CatherineAnn and @SeptemberMom, thank you! thanks! Tell me there's light at the end of the tunnel with the whole eating sand thing? Oh, please, oh, please!


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