7.17.2014

4th of July- Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Our first real road trip as a family! On our way to Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
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Pit stop in Gulfport, Mississippi to check out the beaches there and give the kids a little break. The water wasn't the prettiest, but I must say that the water was warmer, the waves gentler, and the slope of the water much gradual. Big pluses with kids.
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
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There's a few things we like to collect in each city we vacation in- a deck of cards, a magnet, and a kissing selfie. :)
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Way home. Stopped for the night in Nashville, Arkansas.
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All in all, my opinion of road tripping has changed (I've previously resisted driving anywhere over 6 hours for vacation after our disastrous move to Missouri when a 18 hour drive turned into something more like 30 hours). Granted, Chad drove 88% of the time time, but in my defense, I was willing and he didn't seem to mind. :) But the kids did fabulous! Max had a limit of about 3-4 hours in a carseat (unless sleeping), but other than that, a few new movies and books seemed to go over great with the kids! We'll probably be doing another roadtrip again given the opportunity.

6.09.2014

We're having a...

25 people guessed. 76% said girl, 24% said boy. And the verdict is....


And as a side note- when I told Liam (who had predicted a girl) that he was going to have a new baby brother he said, "Um, how 'bout a baby sister instead". 

We're excited...a little shocked that this will make 3 in a row, but mostly happy he's healthy & that we don't have to go out and buy anything new. I guess I have the Wilkins curse in reverse (my mom had 6 girls in a row followed by 2 at the end). :) 

6.05.2014

FHE at the lake

Credit needs to be given to my sister Sheena and brother-in-law Bradley for organizing this last minute. And credit to my brother-in-law Brigham for the awesome bbq (yes, I cheated and ate some). It was a really fun night.
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