04 September 2013

End of Summer Beach Camping!

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Overcast but warm on the first day. The girls are always excited about the beach.

 

 

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Playing peekaboo with the sun and my floppy. Sadly, the sun and my face don’t get along. 

 

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Our camp site is right up there.

 

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This girl loves to write her name in cursive.

 

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Sanding her board.

 

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Love this action shot. It makes me happy.

 

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Summers are truly endless here in SoCal.

 

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Got sand??

 

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After trying many camping recipes, this is the kids’ favorite…Tacos in a bag! Hubby loves it, too. 

 

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1. They get to splurge on chips (some are crushed inside and others are for scooping).

2. The clean up is super easy!

 

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Mama enjoyed her taco soup… Although it sure wasn’t cold enough for soup! 

 

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Well, hello there summer sunset…. we never get tired of seeing you.

 

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The gorgeous ocean view from our spot.

 

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It’s not camping without smores……. So I’m told. Smile

 

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Look at that beautiful face. I could kiss it all over... Oh wait, I do… EVERYDAY!!

 

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Such a big and lovely girl she’s turning into.

 

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Not a bad way to end the day.

 

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Eek!! We have two spooky bears in our tent!!

 

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I had to laugh at this picture. We asked the girls to go in the tent and unzip all the “windows” for fresh air. Only a girl would make gigantic bows out of the “drapery”.

 

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Another camping tradition… hot chocolate in the morning.

 

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Good Morning, So Cal Coast!!

 

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Ready to walk and explore.

 

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We managed to squeeze in a quick camping trip to South Carlsbad State Beach this weekend. This was our second year at this location and we keep coming back for the AMAZING ocean views. Well, that and the CLEANEST campground facilities a girl could ask for. The bathrooms have flush toilets, mirrors, nice showers, and an electric outlet, y’all!

Normally, flush toilets would be a luxury in and of itself, but it’s also wonderful to be able to get cleaned up after a fun (and very sandy) day at the beach! I was especially grateful for this because we had our final adoption interview the next day. It worked out great that we could camp only a few minutes away from our adoption agency. Thank you, LORD!

YAY for making new camping memories and YAY for moving right along in our adoption process!

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