Ocean Isle Beach trip 2014…

IMG_4018I have not blogged in awhile. I woke up this morning and felt like blogging…:)

School is done for the year…yea!! It was time for my favorite thing to do… Our summer beach trip! As you know it takes a lot of preparing, packing, hauling and driving! So well worth it!

We got the car loaded, the boat hitched and we were well on our way!! Of course a 5 hour trip can get boring without embarrassing our kids a bit so my hubby and I decided to sing a little ” ditty” for them. We out sang “Jack and Diane” for sure!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/qnn7fggvei4iwd4/2014-05-31%2015.28.04.mov (A little video for entertainment)

Once we arrived, we unloaded and the fun began! We joined up with our good friends the Phillips which made the trip even more fun.
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We all agreed boating out to the island was the most fun. There we played, ate and did some crabbing off the boat. We also caught a few Jelly fish. We found out these particular ones don’t sting…at least they didn’t sting Norma and I while they were on sand half dead…when we dared each other to touch them..

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The fishing Boat got a little “beached”…Good thing we had strong guys and a few men on the island willing to help…

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The Gulls are fearless…they look left then right and bam there goes your hot dog…at least this time this bird waited for one to roll off the grill…others swooped down and took one off the hot coals!

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Evenings were always fun! Big dinners, golf cart rides, bike rides and lots of singing and dancing…Ava’s favorite part!
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Of course the best part is making memories with friends and family, hoping that some day our kids will pass on the traditions…and maybe invite us??

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These little girls just LOVE each other!

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Enjoy life to the fullest…we are never promised tomorrow…or as our kids say…

YOLO

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Until next year…..
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One thought on “Ocean Isle Beach trip 2014…

  1. Thanks carrie for sharing such a precious album. It is one I will view over and over. What a special family you are. Love to each and everyone of you.

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