Thursday, July 12, 2012

On The (Long) Road Again

This past weekend, we took a drive to visit my in-laws.

They are not just a hop, skip, and jump away. More like five hours if you don't stop for gas, and if there is no traffic.

We left on a weeknight, and it was smooth sailing! My three youngest ones drove up with my sis in-law, so that took away 3/4 of the noise in our truck!

But, regardless of the long drive, we had a really nice, relaxing visit! 

The town they live in is super small, and you hardly hear any noise in their neighborhood. Unlike where we live!!

Here are Veronica & Eli just chillin' on the porch swing. It's so nice to sit there at night when the stars are out, and all you can hear are their wind chimes.
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It was SO BRIGHT outside, so my husband did this on purpose when I tried to take a picture of us!
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The little ones (as we call them), getting ready to go swimming at the community pool with my mother & sister in-law!!
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We took the big kids with us, and got us THESE!! My son opted out of having one. Really? In almost 100 degree weather??!! Who does that?
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We started to get a little hungry, and we came across this little HOLE IN THE WALL Mexican stand. When my husband was ordering, I looked up to see what the place was called, and I was like, "Whoa!! Look at that!!" John 3:16!! And they were even playing Christian music!! Loved it!
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Carne Asada Tacos!
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After we took a drive around the town, we went back to my in-laws and relaxed. Later that night, we were meeting the rest of the family at a local restaurant! Doesn't this highway look fun?
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Here are my kids with their cousin, Matthew! Gotta love my daughters expressions!
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And this was the morning we left! My husband in the front between his parents, and the kids in between his brother and sister!! Love this picture!!
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2 comments:

Melissa Bliss Rich said...

Sounds like a great family trip!
My in laws are also about 5 hours away. It's always an adventure to travel with kids ;)

Camille Griffiths said...

Aw, great family pic! The food and drinks look soooo good, I really want some now!