Sunday, July 6, 2008

Home sweet home!

Aaaaah! There is NOTHING like sleeping in your own bed after a week of being away. HRH said, near Baton Rouge, "Mommy, I can't wait to go sleep in my bed tonight!" and the Hurricane piped in "Mommy, I sleep-a my CWIB!" LOL! So, after two drives from HELL (14 hours from Houston-ish to Mobile, AL, on the way down there.... I kid you not. And 11 hours from Gulf Shores back to the castle. ALONE. Me and the lovebugs. Prince Charming was "working" in Honolulu..... grrrr....he had to leave the beach on Thursday), we are BACK! Tan and sandy! The girls LOVED the beach. I have to say that by FAR the favorite activity of the week was our nightly crab hunt. We bought butterfly nets from the Dollar Tree (pink for HRH and purple for the Hurricane) and declared them to be crab nets. SO much fun. Also a good lesson on the fundamental differences between the sexes, as we went crab hunting with my stepsisters' two boys, who are a hoot and a half. They would run around, screaming their heads off, chasing the crabs with flashlights and then throwing themselves, nets and all, at the crabs, essentially bodyslamming them into submission. HRH would glide along the beach gracefully, spot a crab, then do a few little graceful pirouette-style turns, slowly and quietly come up to the crab, and gently float her net down over the top of it. Then she'd call out "Bucket boy! I caught another one!" LMAO!!!! My BIL would come over and she'd add her crab to the stash:

at the end of the hunt, we let all the little crabs go back to their holes to tell their mommies and daddies about their big adventure ;)

It's good to be home. I'll update the girls' blog (link to the right) tonight if at all possible. Also nothing like a beach trip to remind you that your Prince Charming is quite a hottie ;)


binx520 said...

Welcome home! Love the crab catching story! I can totally see Z bodyslamming crabs! LOL And poor Prince charming spending hte drive home in Honolulu. LMAO

Lara said...

Awwwwwwwww, you guys are so cute! Send me some pics, pretty please.

Regi S. said...

Does David know he's nothing but man candy to you?

CA Girl in 10-OC said...

I'm pretty sure I saw that pic of you two in the "Boating Today" magazine!! :))