Whew, life has been busy for us lately! Between Jason’s work, turning over the duplex, family obligations, and many, many other things, I have been feeling like our little family has just not been quite together. I decided a few weeks ago that we needed to get away for a quick weekend at the beach to just enjoy each other without all of the distractions of everyday life. Since it is still technically winter and pretty cold, I found a great resort at Myrtle Beach that features 2 indoor water parks. While it was a little strange for us to be at the beach this time of year, we had an absolutely wonderful weekend!
After playing at the water parks all day on Saturday, we went to Broadway at the Beach for an early dinner. We had a wonderful meal at the Key West Grill. Because of the time of year and the odd hour that we were eating, we were almost alone in the restaurant! For anyone who has been out to dinner with a 2-year old and a 3-year old, you will understand that this was ideal. My only regret is that I ordered a cup instead of a bowl of she-crab soup. It was so good and Maddie ate half of mine!
A few of the rides from the old Myrtle Beach Pavilion have been moved here. Charlie and Maddie loved riding the cars. Jason and I kept telling the kids, “When we were little the Pavilion…….” and finally it hit us that we were old! Myrtle Beach has changed a lot since were were little kids.
We had such a great time this weekend. I started to get the after-vacation blues when we got home today, then realized that I don’t technically have to go to work tomorrow and I got over it! I am so blessed to have the husband and kids that I do, and we live a really great life. I am so thankful for that. Sometimes it just takes a weekend to get over life!
- Road Trip!: Indoor water parks (triblive.com)
Awww..great write up. Love Charlie’s bed! Also, had to laugh when you wrote Jason was photogenic. Mama and I used to laugh because he always had a fake looking smile in pictures, but he has gotten better.
Jill, you should see the pics where he posed with Maddie. He was pointing out at the ocean like he was showing her something out there, and the cheesy smile on his face was hilarious.
Love this story and I’m so glad you had a good weekend. February was quite a month. Let me take this moment to thank you again for helping me so much after my surgery. You, Casey and Julie were so good to me. You had two strikes against you though. You live next door and you don’t work outside the home! The days that you, Charlie and Maddie spent with me were wonderful days.
I am blessed.
We really did enjoy spending time with you, too, Mama! You don’t have to thank me.