Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Exploring more St. Joe!

 All cheesy for the camera - but a fun ride on the carousel - a must if you're at Silver Beach

 We found the corn dog statue again - outside of Silver Beach Pizza.  Oh my.  How have we missed this pizza joint?  A MUST DO!  We'll definitely be back!  It was delish!
We had to stop and pose outside at their superhero photo booth!  Fun!

 The train station is next door so we even saw a few trains pass by.  It's just an hour ride to Chicago.  Maybe someday we'll be adventurous enough to try that with the girls!
 And check out this bear we found inside the ice cream shop! 
 Uptown St. Joe was filled with all kinds of transportation statues, so Caroline and I decided to test out a few.  Lucy was sound asleep in the van - we wore her out at the beach I guess!

 And we found a large St. Bernard named "S'mores".  We became instant friends!
Another fun day around town!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Splash Pad!

 Once they were wet, there was no stopping the fun!

 And nothing gets the sand out of the crevices better than a water jet! 

Lucy discovered her footprints!
 See why we love it here?  Perfect family fun!

Beaching it at St. Joe!

 Getting hit by the waves!
 Or buried in the sand!

Just a few quick pics of our August trip to Michigan.  We love it there - and yes, we returned again for a quick trip this year.  The water temp wasn't too bad, and the girls had a ball.  They both loved the water and the sand.    Rick took the kites along but it was more fun just playing with the girls in the water.    Love these fun family times.  It was a great trip - more to come.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Random Cell Phone Pics

Here's Lucy - concentrating on that tv show on the phone. 
And playing on the swing set!

I can't tell you how many pics I have like this on my phone.  Someone is definitely into taking 'selfies' these days!  Most of them are quite hilarious!
Here's what bloomed on August 4th - one year after Mom's passing - the hydrangea Dad and I picked out in her memory.  Very cool find.
Caroline enjoyed going to VBS at Trinity this year - here she's performing songs at church.
A random hot air balloon overhead one day...
Matching shoes for the girls!
Caroline drew a picture of me. 
And someone fell asleep on the steps to the basement - after sneaking down to try to watch the movie with Mom and Dad!
A potty hat?
Silly times!
Scary skies!
A random photo of the toy box...taken by little ones!
New shoes???  or Tupperware?
And a pic also taken by little girls...of one tired mom!