I wish I could say this post was coming to you in a timely manner, but that would be a flat out lie! I see all these inspiring bloggers who find the time to post on a daily basis and still go on with their normal busy lives … I applaud you! But, I’m not quite there yet and will continue enjoying posting on a semi-regular basis with our lives in WA, current projects, and Motivational Mondays, of course.
This post is dedicated to a few fab visitors Geoff and I had recently. And by recently I mean a month ago (this, by no means, has any reflection of the exciting impact their visit had on us)! : ) Two of my favorite Floridians, my mom and dad.
I have to say, it made me feel all ‘adult-like’ hosting my parents for the first time as a married gal! I’m so used to going home and being treated with home cooked meals and good ol’ Southern lovin’ – I felt a major role reversal, and I was diggin’ it.
We were so so excited to have our new house guests arrive just before the 4th holiday weekend! I had to work for a bit when they first arrived, so Geoff stepped into the hosting roll quite nicely I must say. We set the bar high with days full of activities and sites to be seen, and they hung in there like the champs they are!
With a long flight to the West coast, you must start off with a good night’s rest at the Cott B&B …
Followed by a good morning wake up call with Bloodie in hand … (Sleep, drink, eat, repeat).
USA – Back to Back World Champs … ‘Merica
My cute mom ‘anyboday wanna split a beeya?’
Tailgating like the Southern champs we are, Cheers America! (probably should’ve gone with something like a Budweiser … oh well, hindsight’s 20/20!)
After some snacks, more cool refreshments, and awkward stares from people not knowing what ‘tailgating’ meant, we moved on to the Tacoma waterfront.
Mmm, funnel cake!
You smell that? It’s our cholesterol rising … and we don’t care!!! YOLO!
Happppyyyy Independence Day, America!!! (oh say can you see….)
The next day we headed up to downtown Seattle to give my folks a tour of Pike’s Fish Market
Sweet peas … what my mom calls me (awwww)
Geoff, doing what he loves best, taking excessive amounts of photographs … Say Cheese! 😀
On day 4 we headed west to the Quinalt Rain Forest and Pacific Ocean … after hour 2 in the car, we started playing car games (and SOME tapped into our ‘snack’ cooler in the back)
Yay for posing!
* Garner-Cott Vacay 07.06.2013 * (best 4th to date)
And now, a month later, we’re headed to FL to see them (along with more family and my gal pals)! This coast-to-coast vacay couldn’t come at a better time … I think Geoff and I are both needing a little humidity, (sandy) beaches, and Southern lovin’, STAT!