Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Flip Flops and Beach Bellies

The Forbes family made the annual trek to Sunset Beach, North Carolina last week. It was a really low-key week with the weather being rainy and kind of cold the first half of the week, but the second half of the week was sunny and beautiful and we all got our beach fill! Stevo enjoyed having a full table for board games, and I took advantage of plenty of playmates for Anna so I could relax and put my feet up. I also took about a million pictures but you guys are used to that, right?

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Anna had a lot of fun pointing out all the birds this trip - and there sure are a lot of birds at the beach!! Apparently, though, kids morph into seagull activists somewhere around the age of 4 or 5, so keep that in mind if you decide to throw flip-flops at the gulls. Stevo got quite the little lecture, hahahaha. 

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Our sleepyhead conked out on a walk with Daddy!

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Picking out her dinner at Sharkey's

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Crabbing with SuSu - this was right before Bean tried to climb into the cooler with all the crabs!

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Dance Party with Daddy - do you like all her stickers?

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Running in the tide pools

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Happy girl!

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They were playing in the mud and Bean leaned over for a kiss - I love catching her kisses on camera!

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Buried in the sand

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Alex and Kristy building a sand castle

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Burying Daddy

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Sand doodles

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Let's go fly a kite, up to the highest heights!

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Steve and Alex built this crazy sand castle, and then the game was to not let the incoming tide get the sunglasses. I think the ocean ended up winning but they apparently put up a good fight.

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Poppy and SuSu

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I don't really know what's going on here.

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Enjoying the sea air and eating the last beach breakfast on the porch

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See you next year, Sunset!!

2 comments:

Jessica Thompson said...

Can I just say how obsessed I am with those curls! She has grown and changed since I last saw you guys and that wasn't that long ago! Such a cutie :)

Glad you had a relaxing time at the beach, and I will continue to send good thoughts and prayers your way over the next few weeks with baby #2.

Nicole said...

I love this update! And very happy to FINALLY see a picture of you and Stevo together! We need more pics of the beautiful momma, momma =) 2 things - 1: The first picture needs to be framed ASAP. It's beautiful. 2: I appreciated seeing all the "grown-up" drinks in the background =) And 3: I added a third because I want to say again that I love you =)