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Short Long Weekend

Preston decided to head up to Hoodsport for the long weekend (we made our own long weekend by taking Friday off) and  my mom and I decided to steal Maya and head down to meet my dad in Sun River. It was a lot of driving BUT a lot of relaxing - although one of us decided they didn't really want to sleep there - which then, of course, caused the other not to sleep.
Callie had an amazing time with Grandma and Grandpa's undivided attention and LOVED having Maya with her. It was so much fun to watch Maya interact with Callie - she is an amazing, caring, and silly little girl. One of my favorite parts of the weekend happened when Callie and Maya were eating dinner. Maya was a little distracted from eating (I know, big surprise!) and was playing with Grandma's phone case. She was driving it around the table like a car, and I am not sure why, but Callie found it SO funny! Every time it came close to her, she would giggle, which would cause Maya to giggle and then the cycle continued. It was so cute.
Callie didn't really dig the snow too much (probably because she couldn't move with all her layers of clothes) but sat and watched us make a snow turtle (with a horn in the middle of its head - Maya's idea to add another rock). She loved swimming in the pool though - I can't wait to take her this summer. Both of the girls were troopers in the car (I think Callie just liked having someone in the back seat with her) - and even though I was exhausted on Monday, it was a great weekend!
 Couldn't really move much of anything
 The only time Maya would actually stop for a picture - had to snap it quick
 First time in swings and she is crammed in it with all her layers of clothes! Poor girl!
 Ready for bed
 Grandpa was given the choice between taking Maya to the potty/getting her ready for the hot tub or to feed Callie - Callie didn't really know what was going on
First time in the pool and loving it! (I take that back - we tried one time before this for Bennett's birthday = too many kids, too much noise and lots of crying - therefore I don't count that time)


  1. Thanks again for taking her... she had so much fun! Wish we all could have joined.


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