A Charleston Vacation.

Monday, June 6, 2011

The other weekend Javi and I took a little road trip to visit my family in Charleston, SC.  Prior to the trip, I would constantly tell Javi what a great city Charleston is due to it's southern charm, beautiful waters, and relaxing vibe.  He needed to experience it for himself and I think it was even more enjoyable than he would have imagined.  It was wonderful to spend the long weekend with my family, including the newest addition, baby Ava.  The weekend was spent cooking lots of delicious meals, baking macarons (more to come), fishing in the marsh (but not catching fish, unfortunately), and taking a joy ride in my uncle's Corvette.  I loved just spending a relaxing weekend at my family's house playing with the dog and walking around in their garden. 

I absolutely cannot wait to go plan my next trip back.  Kelly is paying them a visit this upcoming weekend and I have no doubt that she will have a great time.

Baby Ava and one of her many faces

Javi taking a joy ride in the Corvette

Hydrangeas growing in the garden

The herb garden on the porch

Lilies in the garden

One of two Weinheimer dogs (this is Hayley)


♥ Nadine ♥ said...

Looks like you had the best time. And little Ava is too precious. Look at that face - naaaaaaaaaaaw!! Beautiful pictures... :)

I hope that relaxing feeling stays for a long time.
Here's to a great week. XO.

Nicole Marie said...

i love love love charleston!

jaclyn @ thelateafternoon said...

charleston looks like such a gorgeous place! it sounds like you had a fabulous weekend!

Gawgus things... said...

Just look at Baby Ava - how cute?! I love weekends like this - glad you had a wonderful time! XX

Claudia Moser said...

Ava is simply cute :-)

Vanilla - notes from my closet said...

Awwww! Hayley is almost as cute Ava hee hee :) babies and dogs are the cutest!!! :)

Love, vanilla


Hayley said...

I was going to comment on the dogs cuteness, but when I saw its name... I understood! We Hayley's are awesome!


Lynn {hearted girl} said...

looks like a lovely time for you both and so special for Javi to experience your home this way. Ava is a doll! love her little furrowed brow, she's like "okay you said macarons were on the menu....now gimme one already!" baha! awesome photos!!!! ♥

kathy said...

Hi Kristen, Although I do visit your blog, I missed this one!!!! I love the pictures, especially the ones of Ava and Javi, it was a great weekend! Love, Aunt Kathy

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