Monday, August 30, 2010

Blue's Clues

Alaina's new favorite thing these days is anything and everything "Blue's Clues." She is always coming up to Rob & me and asking for "Blue?" As soon as we turn Blue's Clues on, she starts dancing to the music and when the program is over, she covers her mouth with her hand and in the most pitiful voice says, "Ohhh Noooo!"

End of Summer

It's hard to believe that Labor Day is coming up later this week and the Summer of 2010 is coming to a sad end. It was a wonderfully busy summer filled with lots of traveling, swimming, trips to the park, and visits with family and friends. The summer always seems to end too quickly and now September will be here in less than 2 days. Here are some pictures from Summer 2010:

Myrtle Beach

We took a family vacation to Myrtle Beach a few weeks ago and everyone had a wonderful time. I could get used to the life where the hardest decision was, "Should we go to the pool first or head straight to the beach?" Tough life!

Rob, Alaina, and I spent August 14th at Kiawah and then left on August 15th for 6 days in Myrtle Beach with my parents. Alaina LOVED spending so much time with MeMe and BawBaw who just fawned over her and made her the center of attention. She was in Heaven.

We spent every morning and afternoon at the beach and then went out to dinner each evening. Alaina did quite well at the restaurants and we learned that crays are our best friend when going out to eat! We gave Alaina crayons and paper while we waited for our meals to arrive and she was a happy camper, which in turn, made for an enjoyable meal for the adults.

It's quite a different experience vacationing with a child. Gone are the wild and crazy nights of bar hopping and clubbing and here to stay are quiet nights in the hotel room. Rob and I hung out in the hotel with Alaina each evening, except for Thursday, when my parents babysat so that Rob and I could have a date. It was so NICE to head out on the town just the two of us. Ahhh the B.C. days! :)

We made such good memories on vacation this year and were sad to come home. We're looking forward to going back to the beach in two years. Summer 2012 can't come soon enough for me!