Saturday, August 10, 2013

We're Home Sweet Home!


{My guys in Cambridge...Ryan was in Paris with my mum/niece/aunt and cousin's daughter.}

We got home last night from an absolutely amazing trip to England to see our families.  Our trip was simply wonderful.  We have all been smiling from ear to ear!  Here's a few highlights of our first day.  We got off to a bit of a bumpy start missing our flight in NY to London because of air traffic control delays...navigated our way through 4.5 hours of sleep in a hotel in NY and arrived without luggage to my cousin's house.  Our luggage made it the next night.  Two funny stories from the travel:  When the plane was about to take off put Marcel put his hands up in the air like we were on a roller coaster.  He loved it.  It's only the second time he's been on a plane.  And then at midnight when we are in our hotel room in New York, I can't get the light on.  Dead serious he says to me, "Hey mommy...maybe it's one of those lights that you clap to get it to turn on.  I've scene that before on TV."  Never did figure out how to turn the light on :)

So here we are on day one (wearing borrowed clothes and minimal make up after a quick trip to a couple of stores in the morning).  We had a fabulous time seeing Matilda.  It is an awesome musical and was perfect for the kids.  Here we are all below...and despite his face, Collin really enjoyed it.  We were all dancing in our seats.  So happy to see Sandie too!  The bottom right was on Saturday night when we went out to a BBQ.  Collin found his smile...he has a big crush on my cousin's daughter so he was very eager to be close to her with a big smile for the photo.

The musical was right by Covent Garden where we had lunch and the boys loved seeing the street performers.   They are everywhere and are pretty fascinating for the kids!

And of course, I couldn't leave you without a card.  This is one I created before we left.  I'm entering this in the Moxie Fab Birthday Card Challenge.  I'll be back soon with more cards and of course more pictures!
 

19 comments:

  1. Cute bday card Lynn! Happy you're all home safe and sound! Can't wait to see more pics, these are super ;)

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  2. Fabulous card, Lynn! Love the pictures!

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  3. Blips in plans always provide for great memories :) Looks like you had a fabulous time and I can't wait to see more pictures!

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  4. Sounds like an amazing trip, Lynn!

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  5. YAY, So glad you're home! Welcome back, Lynn! Sounds like you had a wonderful time, despite the luggage and light problems! LOVE the photos and I'm happy to hear you'll be sharing more! Your card is adorable - perfect stamping and design!

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  6. Welcome home Lynn, I missed you! Fabulous photos, you and Sandie are both beautiful. What an adventure and trip of a lifetime, I look forward to hearing more about it. Grand slam card too!

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  7. Great to hear you had such an amazing trip! What an adventure for your family! Can't wait to see more :)
    Love the card!
    Els.

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  8. Beautiful family,Great photos,Beautiful card!!!

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  9. So nice to hear you all had fun. That phone booth picture is awesome! We do think of the red phone booths as being European here in the states! :)

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  10. welcome home! Sounds like it was a fabulous trip with so many memories...thank goodness for cameras! I can't wait to see more photos in the weeks ahead :) What an adorabe card...love that strip of kraft separating the white from the patterned paper...it's those little things that really make a big impact! ox

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  11. Fab photos-will you send me the one of the group of us and the one of you and me (or do I mean the 2 models!!) And naturally back with a great card!!

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  12. LOVE this card Lynn! Also, beautiful photos.

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  13. That first picture of the guys outside the telephone boxes is brilliant! LOL! So many great family pics too. Clearly a fantastic holiday!

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  14. I still can't believe how much you guys managed to fit in to your trip over here! Amazing! :D
    Great card as always!
    Hugs!
    x

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  15. Welcome back, my dear! Such great pics! Looks like you had tons and tons of fun! And your card is perfect. I really NEED that set ;). Hugs!

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  16. So glad that your luggage didn't get lost and everything did all worked out! The photo of you and Sandie is darling! I can tell that everyone was having such fabulous time! That baseball card is so fun! Well done!!

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  17. Hey Lynn! Thanks for linking this up to the Birthday Card Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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