Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Cottage Life

Well, first of all, according to Tom, I need to stop calling it a cottage... it's a cabin. I guess it is more of a cabin then a cottage, depending on your definition. The picture on the left was taken with my new cell phone (cool, huh?).

We rent a cottage..oops cabin.. for one week a year. My sister and her family rent one too and my parents come up with their camper. It's a great location for kids... a nice lake, a large sandy area to play in, ping pong table, swings, shuffle board, horseshoes and a volleyball court. The reason the adults love it so much is because the kids keep themselves busy from morning to night.

The past few days have been rainy and is chilly, but at least it's not rainy! Tom and my brother-in-law took the kids on a candy tour yesterday to kill some time.... out for lunch in one town, have an ice cream in another town and finally a stop at The Candy Store in another town. Needless to say, the kids were a bit wired last night! In the meantime, my mom, my sister and I enjoyed a nice lunch out.

We rented a small fishing boat today so the kids are happy going out for boat rides today. They haven't caught many fish yet, but that doesn't seem to bother them. The sun finally seems to be peeking out so hopefully we'll all be able to go swimming this afternoon. the way... I never did buy that speaker set for my iPod. I did look on-line, but they were a bit pricey for me.


Anonymous said...

Hello Family: Glad your enjoying this time together, wish you lots of sunshine the rest of the week
Uncle Homer &Aunt Joan

mum2brady said...

How fun! We had a cabin growing up (your cabin looks like a cottage to me :) and I loved going there each summer! I'm glad the weather is improving and I hope you have a great time!

Tammy and Parker said...

I vote cottage! =) What a great way to spend time with your family.

Have an absolutely wonderful time!

Anonymous said...

Hi there! Looks like a great set up for a week of R&R!! Sound sperfect with the kids on the go from morning to night.... and hey, you are on holidays so what's a little candy!!! At least the boys seems to have the right idea about is the boat ride that's the best!!

catch up when you return!
see ya luv Aunt Julie

Anonymous said...

jsut talked with your mom,so glad she was able to go, great you could all be together!!!Love P&S Nauta

Tara Marie said...

Looks like a perfect cottage to rest and relax in and for the boys to descover many wonderful things.

Enjoy this magical time and I think when you get home you best play 'spendy' girl again and slurge on those ipod speakers! ;)