Spring break lended us the opportunity to visit with some dear friends in SC. We visited a trampoline park, and true to Maryn's daredevil nature, she was fearless and tried desperately to keep up with the big kids! Following our jumping adventure, we all took a more relaxing break for lunch at Chick-fil-a. Ahhh!
We met up again later in the week to see Cinderella. It was AG and Maryn's first real movie and they did great! I love this pic....Maddox thinks AG is adorable!
When visiting SC, it is always fun to see one of my favorite nephews play baseball - Jay puts his whole heart into this sport!
Mid-week, we took a jaunt to Hilton Head Island to stay for an extended weekend at their beach house. What a treat for our crew! Their family is adopting a little girl from Maryn's orphanage, a little girl that we met last year while visiting the orphanage....cannot wait to see her at home forever!
Our littlest diva wasn't so sure about the beach....if one thought that she was going to walk, gasp!, on the beach/sand, one would be wrong!
She was so excited to put on her "bathing soup" and apply sunscreen by herself.....and the talk about going to see the water was thrilling.....
even her biggest brother got all smiles as he chatted with her about going to the beach!
However, talking and doing are two very different things!
I am not going to lie....three days into the beach trip, I offered up $10 to the person who could get her to walk on the beach.....I didn't care if she was wearing socks, shoes, etc., I just wanted her to walk!
TaaaDaaa! "I did it!" is all we heard when Maryn finally took the plunge while holding Colin's hand!
And soon after, she was all about the beach....even taking part in our crabwalk!
Maddox enjoyed her morning workout with our friends! Brooklyn is her bestie! They even taught us how to do the Chinese hokey-pokey.....and then Maddox exclaimed, "I LOVE speaking Spanish!" Hmmmm.....
After a walk on the beach, we found some cool water fountains to play in....
The big girls took their job seriously as they encouraged Maryn to play in the water!
Dinner out was a special treat....we dodged the rainstorm and had a fabulous, memorable dinner outside overlooking the waterway....
Back at Gran and Pop's, we took on the zoo! Maryn was so excited to see the animals....she was a bit fearful of the giraffes at first....
but they soon made friends when she treated them to an extra large piece of lettuce!
Finally, after a week of fun, we came home to a sparkling clean home and the sweetest note from our renters. We are so glad that we were able to assist in making someone's Masters golf tournament experience extra special!