Saturday, August 27, 2011

A Birthday Celebration

We had more than a few laughs at a friend's birthday celebration last night. Our waiter had a great sense of humor. We went to Bravo (an Italian restaurant) and I gave him a hard time by asking for chopsticks which fortunately he thought was hysterical.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

OBX Photo Shoot: Only 4 months ‘til Christmas!


We took advantage of the beautiful beach, the setting sun and the cooperative smiles of all involved. I think we have more than a few keepers and a potential Christmas card!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

OBX: The parting shots

One last look at our beautiful view2011-08-19_08-21-13_276
Our own private entrance to the beach
The rewarding view when you reach the top of the stairs2011-08-19_08-22-26_10
Our crew before departure
Bye, bye beach house – hope to see you again soon!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

OBX: Day Seven

My handsome boy just chilling out2011-08-18_11-14-59_75
My other handsome ‘boy’ enjoying the beach 2011-08-18_15-47-16_806
A teen and his cell phone are never far apart
(Playing with crazy filters on my phone makes him look like he’s on Mars!)
Off to ride the waves one last time2011-08-18_17-19-14_289

Monday, August 22, 2011

OBX: Day Six

Time for a new activity


Now let’s try fishing


Frankie finally braves the water


Gotta drink in this beautiful ocean view, the week is almost over :-(

Sunday, August 21, 2011

OBX: Day Five

This view never gets old
Catch of the day
One happy fisherman
Downtime before dinner
Waterfront dining
Everyone has a view
Finally get to celebrate his July birthday with the family 2011-08-16_20-38-38_852

Saturday, August 20, 2011

OBX: Day Four

Kayaking with the dolphins
Keith wants to join in too
Braving the chilly waters
Is there a doctor in the house?

Surfing time!
Sweet sand messages
Father and son bonding time 2011-08-15_18-48-52_184
My adorable hubby
The sign says it all!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

OBX: Day Four

I think I see Christmas card potential here...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

OBX: Day Three

An overcast day on the beach, is still better than a sunny day at home !

Making our mark


Braving the cold water


Taking a stroll


Taking in the view


Only 132 steps from my bedroom door to my beach chair. It doesn’t get much better than this!

Monday, August 15, 2011

OBX: Day Two

A perfect sunning spot
A castle built for a princess
Beach football
Flying kites with Daddy
A relaxing end to a wonderful day…

Sunday, August 14, 2011

OBX Arrival: Day One

Highlights from Day One:

The house is amazing

The name is a perfect fit

The view is wonderful

The fun has already begun