Outside my window... waves crashing against the shore, ocean winds blowing, and the smell of the salty air. In a word...perfection!
I am thinking... that despite this being the most hastily packed beach trip EVER, we somehow didn't forget too much. The biggest disappointment was that I forgot to pack the dress for Nina's Nina Drive photo . She has worn the same dress in a different color each year since 2004. Bummer.
I am thankful for... Elise's platelet count being normal Thursday before we left for our trip, although her nosebleed last night made me a bit anxious.
From the kitchen... Pioneer Woman's Lasagna. This is my first time making it, and I can't wait to try it. Technically, it is Pioneer Woman's Lasagna minus two small cans of tomato paste. I realized I was missing the tomato paste as I was assembling it late last night. I wasn't about to run out to the grocery store at ten o'clock just for tomato paste, so hopefully I haven't ruined it with my one lacking ingredient.
I am wearing... pajamas.
I am creating... lots of fun beach memories and hopefully some good photographs capturing those memories.
I am going... to the aquarium today, I think.
I am reading... My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult... great book so far.
I am hoping... that we have beautiful weather this week.
I am hearing... the sweet sound of ocean waves.
Around the house... sand!
One of my favorite things... this beach house! We usually try out a different beach house every year, but we definitely plan on returning to this one. It is a great size for our family, has a fabulous layout, a hammock, and a pool!
A few plans for the rest of the week.... lie on the beach, play in the waves with my kids, swim, take naps, build sand castles, eat seafood, read on the deck listening to the waves, sleep... repeat.
Here is a picture thought I am sharing... Nina and Addison checking out the boats in the sound after dinner last night.
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