Two summers ago we started a new tradition I plan to keep as long as possible – Family Camp!
Family Camp 2016 – Do Life BIG! We had all sorts of BIG everyday ordinary adventures around our local town. >
Family Camp 2017 – Backseat Driver – Our first time camping, RV style! >
We don’t usually take big summer vacations, but instead plan a few intentional days to spend with our kids making fun summer memories.
Inspired by our friends Gary and Brenda (they host Grandy-camp each year with all of their grandkids), we absolutely fell in love with hosting our own version of family camp each summer.
And now after a long-awaited summer – FAMILY CAMP 2018 IS FINALLY HERE!!!
Today’s introduction of Family Camp took a bit of a different twist. Instead of having the day with our littles, we set aside an entire day with our bigger kids (not really, they are NOT our children, people) – Joy, Chloe, Carson, and Sarah!
Chloe’s face above describes our entire day EXACTLY! I do not think I have laughed this hard in such a long time!
If you have never discovered one-day boat rentals, well, then. Just do it. I found cheap vouchers online a few years ago via LivingSocial for discounted rentals at the local marina and we were hooked!!
The girls have begged us ever since to take them with us for an adventure and we saved this big one for our last week with Joy at home.
Some of our great friends had this tube called, “Big Mable” and she was surely BIG! They let us borrow Mable for the day and she did not disappoint. We loved Mable!!
And in case you were wondering, YES, I did hop on too!
Pure hilariousness. I’m stuck in the middle, btw.
These bigger ‘kids’ do more for our family than we could ever repay! They instantly show up to help at home, at church, at work, wherever. Today’s fun was just a small way to say thank you for all that they do. They are each indeed part of our family and we love you so very much, y’all!
Stay tuned! Family Camp 2018 is just getting started and we have plenty of surprises up our sleeves this week that includes more with our littles and the big kids too.
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