Monday, September 29, 2014

High School Football & Chuck E Cheese Birthday Party

While looking at my recent blog posts I've realized that it appears that not much has been happening on this side. I have been known to not finish recapping trips because I get lazy and every single time I have regretted it. I figured that if I just posted South Beach until it was done then that would not happen. Well, I've decided my blog needs a little break from South Beach BUT I told myself that something South Beach must be posted this week that way I do end up recapping ALL of South Beach. I really do enjoy having this blog to keep memories and moments because I often go back and look at previous posts just for the fun of it.

OK, moving along.

Last, last weekend, Sean and I went to his hometown for our niece's (Nadiyah) 7th birthday party. I still can't believe that she is 7 years old. How is time flying by so quickly? When we arrived Friday evening, we went to our nephew's football game (they won!) and it was Nadiyah's first time cheerleading. She was so nervous but she did a great job and was just too cute. That evening we also realized that PA's weather has spoiled us a bit because upstate NY was freezing! I could not believe the difference in temperature. Me, trying to be cute did not bring a jacket. OK, I lie.. I honestly forgot. Luckily, Sean had an extra, extra, extra large sweatshirt that I was able to rock in style.

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We asked Nadiyah what she wanted for her birthday and she said a Chuck E Cheese party so we got the family together and did just that. We also got her, her first camera and she was freaking out. She always wants to take pictures with my camera so now she has her own. I will completely take all the credit if she becomes a photographer. Only if she's good, obviously ;)

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We had a great time and I guess I'm a little kid because I wanted all the tickets. I seriously should have gotten my own tokens. Next time ;).

It was a great weekend with my second family and made me miss living in upstate NY.
Good thing that crazy weather (and ridiculously high gas prices) whipped me into shape.

I hope you all have great weeks! ♥

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Sunset.

Some days you really need to view beauty.
Any kind would suffice at that point.

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I'm thankful I did while Sean was driving this day ♥

Monday, September 22, 2014

South Beach ♥

The following day Sean and I woke up late again. But that's OK because we're on vacation.
Don't tell Eric and Colleen though because they can go to bed at 3 in the morning and wake up chipper at 7am. No thank you.

Colleen, we ignored those early wake up calls because, no, just no.
We just don't work like that at. all. That morning we did breakfast separately.

We woke up around 10am and once we were ready for the day we headed to 8th and Ocean to get some food.
I cannot recall the name of the restaurant but our food was delicious!
Sean's drink was better than mine and like a true gentleman he gave me his drink; minus the beers of course.

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After breakfast we took a little walk around.
It was bike week so bikes were everywhere.
And those palm trees. I just want to hug them.
Palm tree hugger.
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And because cars like these are everywhere in South Beach.
And because Sean requested I take a picture.
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About 3 hours later I received a phone call from Colleen requesting that we meet up and enjoy the rest of the day together.
More pictures to come because that was a fun day. Quick rain-storm and all!