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Saint George and back in two days

Ten things about our trip this weekend.

1. No one had to pee on the side of the road. Hooray.

2. There was a minimum of whining, screaming, crying, tantrums and other bad behavior. From me and the kids.

3. My kids would rather live in a hotel. Especially if that hotel has a pool.

4. A sixteen hour round trip car trip to spend one afternoon, evening and morning with my dad and brothers is totally worth it.

5. Sam has the worst table manners on earth. Seriously, he's a little caveman. He stole food from the plates of everyone at our table. But, he was dang cute doing it.

6. I only managed to get my camera out twice during the whole trip.

7. My kids leave no doubt as to who their favorites are-


Ellery loved Uncle Alex (maybe it is their shared love of blankies).


Anna adored Uncle Erik. She said it was because he was so silly.





Both loved their Papa Dave. (By the way, they also loved having hot chocolate in little travel cups.)


8. We finally found a kitchen table and chairs we both love- for 200 dollars less than any others we've seen. Unfortunately, IKEA is a 3 1/2 hour drive away  from home and there is no way they would fit in our car.

9. You leave an ice cream cone unattended, even just to go to the bathroom, and it becomes Ellery's.

10. We saw a huge herd of deer. Probably 100 or so deer, just grazing in a field beside the road. If only we had been driving with Brendan's dad, we would have made a lot of money.


balloongal said…
I'm glad the trip was worth it.
Nobody peeing on the side of the road is a huge accomplishment. I had never even considered that until just now. Most of our trips involve a stop on the side of the road. I can't wait for the day when we don't have to pause before every rest stop and when we don't have to pull over to the side of the road. You must have had a lot of fun to have taken so few pictures.

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