So, to follow up this post, here is what we were able to do instead of a whole-family beach vacation! We took a weekend and went up to the Harrisonburg area. Our sweet friends were gracious enough to let us stay in their home (even though they weren't there!) and enjoy time swimming in their pool and enjoying a few fun things around the area, as well as visiting with friends and family. It was a great and fun time, and the kids were thrilled to have their sister along with them!
We left on July 11, which was free Chick-Fil-A day and also 7-11 day. We grabbed our cow shirts and went by Chick-Fil-A on our way out for some free chicken for lunch on the way there. Then, a few minutes from our friends house is a 7-11, so we surprised the kids with a stop there for free Slurpees! (Kathryn thought we were going to miss 7-11 day and was despairing that she had to wait a whole year before getting a Slurpee-I think she thinks they are only available on 7-11 day! Don't tell her otherwise...!)
This was Waverly's set up for sleeping. Can you find her?
One of our activities was going to the Children's Museum. Kathryn loved being a weather girl! She was also so cute, pushing Waverly around and showing her things there.
I was so happy that my sweet friend Brooke and her kids could meet us there to play! We've been friends for over 20 years! (Wow, that makes me feel old!!)
Another van selfie. We don't travel lightly. :)