Saturday, July 31, 2010

Missing Amelia Island

Last Saturday this time, Carolyn and I were just back from an afternoon at the beach.  We had a WONDERFUL time!  This time we spent a week at the condo that we stayed at last summer and this time it was mostly a “girls” trip.  It was Carolyn and Brittney, me and Lexi and for half of the week we had the pleasure of Taylor, Brittney’s friend.  Geoff did come down on Friday evening to have dinner with us and spend the night.  On Saturday, he took Lexi and Brittney back home along with a LOAD of our stuff.  This made it easier for Carolyn and me to get back home.  On the way up, we had so much stuff that we rivaled “The Beverly Hillbillies”.  I don’t think we could have put ONE more thing in the car! 

The weather was great and we just spent the whole week relaxing and enjoying some heaven on earth.  I didn’t get a chance to blog since we had no Internet but actually getting away from the computer for many days was probably good for me!   The only drawback from our trip was that both Carolyn and me came home and began to get sick.  Both of us ended up with Bronchitis and have to spend all of this week fighting it.  Thankfully the girls did not get sick.  I’ve spent a great part of today just relaxing.  My energy level is way down so I’ve been taking breaks and looking at pictures and trying to decide which ones to post.  I’ve tons and of course some are better than others.  So here goes… a little visual candy of our wonderful week.  I’m so lucky to have such a great relationship with my sister.  She is not only my sis, she is my best friend too.  She loves Lexi and Lexi loves her.  Not only that, Lexi loves Brittney and Brittney loves Lexi.  We had a blast with our very special daughters who entered our lives and filled our hearts with love we never knew we were missing. 

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Ready for the beach!

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Eating a sandwich… “blankie” is never far away!

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I told Carolyn that Lexi liked mayo… whoa! Not that much!

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Brittney and Taylor loved the waves! This year, Lexi?  No so much!

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Our beautiful Polka-dot Bikini girls!

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A sleeping beach beauty!

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Beautiful girls!

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Sisters and Best friends

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Me and My Beach Beauty

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I can’t wait for the next beach trip!

1 comment:

Carolyn Smiley said...

You know we really have two beautiful daughters! I know this sounds weird but there is something about Lexi's adoption that has drawn me closer to Britt. I can't explain it nor do I understand it but it is real. Those two girls brighten my days and fill my life with much joy! Not to mention, Britt thinks she has a little sis!!