Right here’s half considered one of our summer season seashore journey to Oak Island, NC!
Hello pals! We’re dwelling from our summer season seashore journey to Oak Island, NC and are completely recharged.
Truly that’s a half reality as a result of 4 children working round, three of them underneath the age of 5, wasn’t precisely stress-free. Nonetheless, we had a good time on the seashore!! It’s my favourite type of journey: nowhere to go apart from down by the surf.
We have been joined by my dad and mom, my sister, her husband, and their two women, Emerson and Avery.
Our vacation spot was Oak Island, NC, the neighboring island to Bald Head. My sister’s husband’s dad and mom truly moved there final yr, so that they joined us for a number of evenings as effectively!
Arrival day is all the time pure chaos. Our drive is sort of 6 hours with stops, and with a 4pm verify in we is keen to discover the home, arrange cribs and unpack, and get an early child dinner underway. Irrespective of how organized we attempt to be, it all the time finally ends up feeling a bit loopy!
We ordered a bunch of pizzas and known as it an evening.
After dinner, we examined out the brand new Kadima set Thomas purchased!
Even mother gave it a go!
Virtually each night time we obtained in a seashore stroll too. Nightfall on the seashore is the easiest hour!
Our days began slowly with all of us hoping the youngsters would sleep in so long as doable. It was all the time a coin toss!
We had yogurt and fruit bowls whereas everybody equipped for the seashore.
I like to get my boys matching rashguards, and this yr’s theme was grellow!
They performed rather well this yr, and Birch was a lot braver within the ocean!
The cousins all had enjoyable taking part in collectively too!
Mother introduced this cupcake sand toy set and so they have been a HUGE hit each inside the home and on the seashore!
And the grownups even obtained within the ocean all collectively!
Most days we made sandwiches for lunch – they’re simply really easy to do as an meeting line!
And almost on a regular basis Mazen went as much as one of many school children promoting Italian ice for a day deal with. He obtained to knew considered one of them very effectively!
Low Nation Boil Evening
Candace and David introduced over cocktail components and joined us for dinner on the particular Low Nation Boil night time. Coconut rum and pineapple juice made us all really feel very tropical : )
Dad and I made the Low Nation Boil collectively. It’s all the time a crowd pleaser – even the children prefer it.
Dad introduced Satisfaction cookies for the kiddos. Yum!
And Larbs introduced key lime pie for the grownups!! It was top-of-the-line ever with some further vanilla ice cream on the facet.
On Tuesday, mother and pop watched the grandchildren whereas we escaped for a beautiful date night time out to Koko Cabana’s!
We shared a pitcher of jalapeno margaritas whereas we waited for a desk. The view was superb!!
We shared the tuna nachos and coconut shrimp to start out – scrumptious combo. And for dinner we every had some mixture of grouper and rice in numerous dishes.
Sundown pics on the pier
Costume by Sew Repair
There’s nothing like a seashore sundown!
Again tomorrow with half II!
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