A Gorgeous December Beach Day
|Emmaline is ready to go!|
|Beckett wanted a picture before we left with his rescue bots|
|And Eli needed one too!|
|Justin's turn with the camera.. good work babe|
|checking out a crab|
|one of my favorite shots|
This was Emmaline's first trip to the beach since January when she was a little bitty tiny thing and we were in town. What a blessing to share this day with her too!
|Dad and Emmaline ready for the beach|
|what a great family shot|
We took a great family shot.. minus Eli. He was not interested and he meant he wasn't going to be in it. Oh well! Maybe next year.
|Family minus Eli 2012|
|Love this picture!|
No beach trip is complete without flying babies. This year it was Emmaline's turn.
|Momma and her sweet girl|
|not high enough|
|There we go! Just right Daddy|
|Daddy in the shark|
|He ate me mom!|
|It's ok. Get in here!|
|Riley boys in the shark|
|Getting ready for her first slide!|
|She loved it!|
|And now she needs a rest|
|That's a mean bloody mary|
|Gorgeous day. Gorgeous guy.|
|JOY! I absolutely adore this picture|
|trying to keep Emmaline out of the water. How can you resist it??|
And all to soon we had to wrap up our day and head home. As we were driving back to Crestview we passed the airforce museum and the boys were going nuts to stop and see. Of course like any good Big Poppa, he pulled in. The boys are still talking about seeing these. They were pretty amazing.
That beautiful day marked the end of our adventures home for Christmas. The days were long and full as can be as we squeezed in as many hugs, love, kisses, laughs, meals, and memories as we could. As we were packing up Saturday night, I couldn't help but just be overwhelmed and grateful that the boys and us have so much family and so many people that love us. My heart was full and we could not have asked for a more wonderful time at home. When we told Eli it was time to go on Saturday night he said "but mom, I will miss all my friends." And I will too.