Tuesday

Our Family Vacation Summed Up In Four Photos


First of all, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to Susie, Suzanne, Hannah, Joanna and Meghan for filling in for me here at The Love Shack while I was on vacation. You guys did an amazing job! Some posts put a smile on my face, some made me laugh, and some made me choke back tears at the thought of how faithful God is in answering our prayers and how God gently guides us to find our purpose in life. You guys are awesome!

And yes, Joanna, I was really on vacation (insert evil laugh... mu ah ha ha ha!)

OK, so here are the highlights of our family vacation to Mount Hermon summed up in four pictures...

Time 7:25 am
Car packed, Starbucks run complete, caravaning with Grami and Grandpa (the boys rotate riding with them)
Everyone is all smiles!


We did a little of this...



A little of that (still smiling),
but...



... by Thursday, we hit the family melt-down (Why does it always happen on Thursdays?). Too much fun and not enough rest, I guess!
Well, after we got it all out, we picked up where we left off and had a great rest of the week.
We listened to some amazing speakers, and I heard God speak right to my heart (Which I'll save for another post). It was just the boost I needed!

So, how was your week?

27 comments:

Jo Jo said...

That is hilarious that she's wearing a shirt that says "sweet" and crying at the top of her lungs. HA HA! So cute! Looks like a fabulous vacation...if you were really on one. How do we know you didn't photoshop yourself into all those fun places? :)

Hannah said...

I love the picture of Beach Bunny. I think I have seen that face in my own house...last night around midnight.

It looks like a great vacation!

Glad you are back :)

Laurie said...

I missed you while you were gone! Glad you are back and a good time was had by all! :) BTW, did you see who got 10th place at I ♥ Faces Sports in Action last week?

Jacylann Nix said...

OH MY GOSH!! how cute is that picture of her screaming haha

glad you had a great vacation!

3 Blessings said...

So glad you had a safe and refreshing vacation. Love the last pic.
Blessings,
Amy

Leslie said...

WELCOME HOME!!! Looks like you guys had fun!!! WHY does every Vaca end in a family meltdowns...LOL

Hugs,leslie

Jaimee said...

I love those pictures of kids screaming on vacation. I'll always remember something that a friend told me. When you go on a vacation, you go on a vacation from your home, not from your life. It's so true!!! I too noticed the "Sweet" shirt and her screaming at the top of her lungs. Priceless.

Heidi said...

Looks like fun besides the screaming part! I love how our dress says "sweet" on it at the moment. Great pics, all 4! I wish I could just post 4 of a vacation, I have a serious picture-posting problem!

aamayna said...

Oh, we've alll been there with the vacation meltdowns!! Sjhe is too darned cute to care though, I am sure!!! Looks like a blast!

Terri said...

Been there and done that with the last picture! Made me smile though! lol

Looks and sound like lots of fun!!!

Melinda said...

Love your photos! Your vacation looked awesome...even the meltdown! Thanks for following my new blog...I'm following yours too!

Melinda

Angela said...

Meltdown photo is so real! Love it. Glad you guys had a good time. Just found your blog! I love it!! ;-)

Have an awesome week!

Lisa said...

OMG I just want to eat your little beach bunny up! She is so stinkin cute!

Gina & Tommy said...

Beach Bunny is just PRECIOUS!

Enjoyed your blog while you were away!

Looks like the boys had a great time.

Welcome home!

Gina

Denise K. said...

What a wonderful vacation filled with memories! We are onto our 5th set of company this summer so I have been behind on blogging and catching up on your life! I look forward to scrolling down and reading ALL the latest. Your blog is so amazing...can't wait to read more, and by the way, you have a beautiful family! :-)

drewmark19 said...

That last picture is a hoot!

Shannon said...

I do LOVE that last picture! You captured the moment... perfectly!

Yelena R. said...

That seems like a great vacation, and I also agree, the last pic is priceless :)

Life with Kaishon said...

Oh.My.Gosh! Am in love with beach bunny in the last picture. She is so cute. Too cute for words : ) I am so glad you had a great time!

Foursons said...

Oh my goodness. The poor thing! The picture is beautiful though with all the colors and texture. I'm sure this will be one of your favorite photos one day!

Patti H said...

glad you had a great vacation! Love that you got such an perfect melt down photo

Me-Mo said...

Beach Bunny is a doll!! I think we've all seen our kids with that exact expression once or twice. :-)

Puna said...

My goodness how cute is she? Tears and all! This was great.

David and Marianne said...

So funny... we've got a picture of Sarah laying on the ground pitching a fit at one of Caleb's baseball games, one of my favorites : ) Glad you got some family time!

♥RocĂ­o♥ said...

I love all the shots!
And your Beach Bunny is Adorable!!!
Wha a Great post!

Mommy Rachelle said...

Like everyone else, I love the shot of Beach Bunny's meltdown. Too cute and oh so real! Looks like a great trip and I'd love to know what the speakers said.

Moms On The Go said...

Sounds horrible but I love crying photos. I think they will make great memories one day.