Family Vacation 2009 ~ Destination…


31 – The day in May that Tony and I decided we needed a Vacation

5 – The seconds that it took us to come to the conclusion --- so did the rest of the family

10 – The number of sites I visited before we found the “PERFECT” place {www.castawaygroups.com} They were A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!!DSC_0159


7 – How many days we would be staying in the beach house

15-21 – The days in June we would be staying

1 – How many cars were SO loaded down that we actually contemplated getting a car topper {couldn’t do it…I’m already driving a minivan…seriously} + the amount of times you get to see the look on your child’s face the FIRST time they see the ocean!DSC_0256

18 – The number of loved ones that came to play {at some point}

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6 – The amount of hours it took to get there {both boys were WONDERFUL!!!!}

84 – The number of questions we were asked by a small voice coming from the back seat

25 – How many times that same voice asked  ~ Are we THERE yet? {yes I tallied & NO the above number DOES NOT count the “Are we there yet’s”}

2 – How many weeks it took to shop and pack for the trip 

2 - How many hours it took to unload it all into the beach house

14 – How many times we had to play frogger cross the street to go to the store

20+ – The number of times we said “I am SOOOO glad we rented the golf cart!”

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2 – The number of canopies that we bought with us that were a pile of $@!*& didn’t work

100 – The amount that was paid to rent the canopy we “almost” got

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8 – The number of hours spent ON the beach each day

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4 – The bowls of Red Rooster we went through {Thanks Jill}

carol CRAZY{If you would like this one blown up please email me:)}

1254 – The number of pictures that were taken


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1 – Awesome meal Tim & Christie cooked up for us!!!

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3- Number of kiddos that went to the Aquarium with Aunt Dawn and Uncle Lance {will insert pics soon}

162 – The number of steps it took to get to the beach


2 – The number of jellyfish stings {Sorry Timbo ~ is someone cooking or is that you}

4 – The number of kiddos that ended up buried in the sand



10+- The number of hours it took to build this~

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13 – The number of people who worked on it

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The reason we went…and the reason we’ll do it all again soon~

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1 Quick thoughts:

Amanda said...

By far, my favorite blog entry from ya! LOVED all the pics and all the info, what a great idea, to rent a beach house so that all the family & friends can join in on the fun! :)