Monday, April 5, 2010

Rainy Day Monday

Hi Everyone!! It's a rainy Monday and it's pouring right now. We got back from our camping trip yesterday and managed to out-run the storm. We had a wonderful trip, the weather was fantastic!! Want to see some photos?

Sunset over the Pacific Ocean:


Sandcastle Masterpieces! We got THIS sandcastle making kit for Christmas last year and finally had a chance to try it out. It's sooo fun!!




Here are my 2 cuties! They had so much fun on this trip:


We dyed easter eggs right by the ocean. Such a great view! We also saw 5 Grey Whales migrating north. We had a great vantage point overlooking this bluff and the whales were easy to spot.


Eating Smores!!!


We also did lots of hiking and walking and riding our bikes. We did quite a few scavenger hunts and the kids had a ball checking off things on the list.


Ahhhh...it was so relaxing. It did get windy at times and the nights were a bit chilly, but that didn't damper our spirits! I hope you all had a great weekend. I had the misfortune of getting sick over the trip so today i'm home from work, sick, with the kids on spring break and pouring rain. Fun times! I just declared it Clean Up Your Room day and we are heading upstairs soon. Have a great Monday, everyone!

14 comments:

IamDerby said...

Hey Mara! That looks like fun! I remember camping on sunset beach in santa cruz and also andrew molera in big sur. Good times!

Monique said...

Beautiful!!!

BethieJ said...

Mara I LOVED the photos.. looks like a GREAT trip! SORRY your sick today.. and it is raining.. Hope your feeling better soon!!
THANKS for meeting last week.. it was GREAT to see you!!!

Lisa Spiegel said...

Looks like an amazing time..sorry you got sick!

Gina said...

Looks like so much fun. I have to tell you...that sandcastle is awesome!!!!

meluv2scrap said...

Sounds like an amazing trip!!!

Sarah Lou said...

oh it looks just fabulous! Love teh sand castles - so magical and so are teh beautiful family photos!

Rebecca said...

Fabulous photos Mara! Love the sunset and sandcastles. Sorry to hear you ended up with sickies--hope you're feeling better :)

Leah said...

Your pics are fabulous, looks like you had a wonderful time:) Feel better soon!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What a fabulous family outing! Awesome photos - I can see a beautiful scrapped page coming our way! :) TFS

Cheryl said...

With all the rocks, it looks like Carlsbad. I camped there with my family growing up. Oh, I miss the beach! I'm glad you had a great time.

Joni Kix said...

Beautiful, beautiful photos!
I love the sand castles!

What? No swimming? LOL... brrr...
Fun trip! TFS!!!
Get well soon...

Amanda said...

It looks SO beautiful there!!! I want to go there.

ANd those kids! Wow are they gorgeous. Love your sandcastle too, it looks professional. I gotta get me that kit!
Blessings-
Amanda

theelfqueen said...

Love, love these pics, make me crave summer (of course, we had a snow day, today... which is sort of getting me thinking Summer, too!)

It looks beautiful!