Popping in from Florida to say hello and good afternoon! My sister and brother-in-law PCSed (moved) down here about three months ago, and Hadley and I couldn’t get here fast enough!
I know it’s really hard for them to live somewhere so beautiful.
Yea, right. 🙂
The drive normally takes about 5.5 hours from my parent’s house, but thankfully having a two year old in tow only added an extra half hour. Traveling with her throughout the last week has been far from a headache (except for when she threw up everywhere – ew) thanks to a few new road trip must-haves: movies on her KindleFire Kids Edition ($99), the Kindle headrest mount ($15), and her car seat snack and play tray ($23.50).
Her tray helps to make sure all of her little figurines that she’s obsessed with don’t fall on the floor, and it also helps with feeding her snacks. The Kindle keeps her totally entertained as long as I’ve downloaded movies ahead of time. The mount was a cinch to attach to the headrest and allows for me to take the Kindle in and out easily. Thanks to these three things, putting 1,600 miles in the car in seven days hasn’t been anywhere close to painful. Honestly!
My sister’s house is only a quick five minute walk from the beach, so right after we brought our stuff inside yesterday we booked it to the beach before the sun went down. We hadn’t been to the beach since May, so I wasn’t sure if she’d remember it and how interested in the sand and water she would be.
Jennifer and I were both tickled pink when she bolted down the boardwalk and straight for the sand. She couldn’t get enough of playing in the water (thankfully it’s fairly warm) and we couldn’t get enough of her joy.
Needless to say we booked it right back to the beach this morning for another hour of beach fun.
Looking forward to a few more days here before we head on to our next stop!