Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

    BECCACOATS   104,492
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints

Weekend on the Oregon Coast with the Kids

Monday, June 28, 2010

Last week we took our vacation with My sons family to the Oregon Coast (SEASIDE). This turned into a Great week. We left home Monday AM and got to the beach that afternoon.

The expression on Maddie & Izzie's faces were priceless when they saw us.

This was the first day.. Maddie was pretty impressed that we could dig and find water.

that night we gathered the fire wood we brought and had a nice fire & watched Izzie Play & Maddie took grandpa for a walk.

The next day after playing in the sand Jack & I were walking back to our hotel room and ran into my cousin & his family. We were shocked to see them, as we didn't know they were on vacation also. I told them that we were meeting on the beach for a wiener roast & make smores with JJ & Family and another Cousin & Family we had made arrangements to meet up with who were staying in Canyon Beach, just 8 mile away.

This was wonderful because most of the young cousins have never met until that day

Maddie & Izzie were excited about these new friends.. Take note Maddie has her hand sanitizer, & Yes! she shared it!!

you can almost feel the heat & hear the crackling

Wednesday Papa & Maddie made a Big Sandcastle

Daddy had to join in on the FUN!!

Izzie & Maddie having fun together

Well if you haven't guessed. Those Girls got pretty sandy and we would not have traded these days with them for anything..

As you know, God has blessed us with Maddie and her Life is a living testimony of his promises and Love..
Maddie did get a bacterial infection. However she was playing like a child in the Dirty sand. With a compromised immune system she was bound to get some type of bug.
The only treatment was antiobiotic, prayers & snuggles from Mommy

Thank you for visiting us and sharing our trip
Gamma Becki

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KBUCKMASH 7/3/2010 11:57PM

    Looks like a fun time was had by all. It looks like the adults enjoyed playing like kids as much as the kids did, something we all should do once in a while. And such a nice surprise to run into relatives and enjoy the extra family bonding.

Have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July.
emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment

    Beck...thank you so much for sharing your beautiful vacation. What a lovely spot..and a lovely family. So glad you all had fun. And, I love your profile pic! Miss you :(

Report Inappropriate Comment
KYBORN 7/1/2010 9:12PM

    We were recently there (2 weeks ago) at Seaside. Our daughter and her fiance are staying at the Ronald McDonald house in Portland. Their son was born with three diaphragmatic hernias and they are at Emanuel Legacy Hospital. They have been there since April (he was born May 4th) and Jesse is about to undergo another surgery to have a trach tune and feeding tube put in.
Looks like you had a wonderful time with your family.

Report Inappropriate Comment
MARATHONMOM26.2 7/1/2010 12:43PM

    Wonderful pictures, I felt like I was there with you. I'm so glad you all had a good time. Did you know your cousins were going to be there? Thanks for sharing this, hope to see you (online) soon!

Report Inappropriate Comment
SORGIN 6/29/2010 5:41PM

    Beautiful! I am so glad it was a fun week at the beach with family. Sometimes we take those normal activities for granted. Maddie surely does live in the moment and remind us how precious it is! YAY! Welcome home and hope to hear from you soon. . .

Report Inappropriate Comment
SAL1512 6/29/2010 4:36PM

    I could just feel the love and warmth of your family.
Every child should make and play in a sand castle.
Thanks for sharing!
emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
GRAMSROC 6/29/2010 2:13PM

  That's some impressive sand castle!!!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
CECEJAY 6/29/2010 12:51PM

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful time. Your photos are so great, I almost feel like I had a mini-vacation just looking at them. The wind on the surf, the seagulls, the smells. Nice break. Thanks!

Report Inappropriate Comment
FISHINGLADY66 6/29/2010 11:40AM

    Great pictures. Look like a lot of fun. I'm so glad you enjoyed your vacations.

Report Inappropriate Comment
ALLBW2U 6/29/2010 1:38AM

    Looks like so much fun!! Thanks for sharing with all of us.

Report Inappropriate Comment
2BFREE2LIVE 6/28/2010 11:11PM

    Precious memories were made this past week. I am so glad you got to go on vacation and especially on the beach. I love living on the beach it is ever changing like the sands of time.
Beautiful Maddie and Izzie what wonderful sisters. Have a wonderful week and be sure and scrapbook your vacation. Sandy emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
EVETROY 6/28/2010 10:26PM

    Looks like you had a lot of fun!!!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
MONKEYPAM 6/28/2010 6:38PM

    I'm glad you all enjoyed yourselves. It is so much fun watching little ones play.

Report Inappropriate Comment
BYEBYEADIPOSE 6/28/2010 5:45PM

    Oh those are such sweet pics! Sounds like one of those awesome MEMORY MAKING vacations! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DOGSNRODENTS 6/28/2010 5:33PM

    How warm was it there Becki? It looks like you all have jackets on!! Yikes!!! *shivers*

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

Log in to post a comment.

Other Entries by BECCACOATS