I Love Tea Cups

I Love Tea Cups

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Happy Days

Hi Everyone,
I'm so happy you've come over for a visit.  If you've been following along this week I've been sharing my staycation with you. Each year my son brings his beautiful daughters to visit Grandpa and I. To see our weekend's activities. (Saturday) Granddaughters Tea Here and (Sunday) Our Family Photo Morph. Here.
Okay, Now that we're all caught up with the weekend activities,
lets get ready for our camping trip.
The truck is packed and it looks like the 'Grapes of Wrath'-I didn't go to the lake until the campsite was all set up.
 (Good move)
The lake was beautiful with the evening sun setting over the mountains.
Whiskeytown Lake is only 22 minutes from my house. I am truly blessed.

Just in time for some campfire dessert.

I spent the night sleeping over in a tent with the top of tent open to the stars. The weather was wonderful and in the morning I woke up to the smell of delicious bacon being cooked by my son. We needed a fabulous breakfast before our day of activities got started.
And the beautiful lake. The ducks swimming calmly across the inlet.
Off to a great start! Tubing behind the patio boat. 
The girls are having a great time.
Four tired girls resting on the back of the patio boat after a long day playing on the lake. 
On Wednesday everyone packed up camp and came home for a nice hot shower.
After dinner they headed down to the river for an outdoor concert.
Did I go? Nope, Grandpa and I stayed home in the cool air-conditioned house...and I needed a rest.
The next day they were ready to go again. 
Waterworks Park ~ here we come~
Down the raging river we go.
Up the stairs to another exciting ride.
On our staycations or vacations we always have ice cream at THREE in the afternoon. 
It's very refreshing and it's a great stabilizer until dinner.
Very Cute
After the day at Waterworks we went to Turtle Bay Exploration Park to see our granddaughter receive a pin for her hours of volunteer work this summer. 
She will always remember the summer of 2013. 
Good Job!
And now it's time to say goodbye to a beautiful summer week with the most amazing wonderful girls.
Thank you ladies! I love you
Thank you friends and followers for giving me time and a place to express my love for my growing granddaughters. I hope they will enjoy this post as much as I do.
I'm Linking to:
Oh, The Places I've Been
Home Sweet Home
Saturday Nite Special
Sunday Showcase
Sunny Simple Life
Seasonal Sunday
Amaze Me Monday
Mosaic Monday
Thanks for your comments and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.


  1. What beautiful granddaughter you have and it looks like you had a terrific time. So glad that you could spend the time with them as they grow so fast.
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  2. What a fun time for the whole family. Your granddaughters all look like they are having a great time visiting, camping and swimming. Lots of wonderful memories. Wonderful post and photos, have a happy week ahead!

  3. Looks like fun!

    Great to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  4. What a lot of fun you packed into the week with your granddaughters. Now you must need a real rest!

  5. What an awesome summer for your girls!


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