Thursday was Pete's last day of school for the year, we do finish up later here than back home but school didn't start until after Labor Day so it makes sense we go so long into summer. Pete had been asking about going on a camping trip so Phil reserved a campsite at First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach-like 20 minutes from our house.
|The traditional last day shot|
|Relaxing watching dinner cook|
|Kids watching the fire while cooking|
|Her pose cracks me up|
|For dinner we had corn on the cob, baked potatoes and sausage peppers and onions. All turned out perfectly|
|This grill is a true Indiana girl with how much she loves corn|
|Pete has lost enough teeth that I have to cut his off the cob to eat, Phil finished it off for him though|
After going to bed at the normal time of 8pm and waking up at the standard time of 6am (I felt a little bit sad for our neighbors that stayed up partying until 1am, because my kids are not quiet upon waking) We ate breakfast from the fire and went on a celebratory doughnut birthday run, except Whole Foods was out of Nora's safe ones and we got a cupcake instead-she didn't complain. Afterwards we headed to the beach for a bit. It was cloudy and bit foggy and cool that morning so we only stayed for an hour and a half, but going to the beach isn't that crazy for us since it only takes 5 minutes to fit the coast for us.
Camping with the kids was totally doable and a fun time. I prepped all the food before leaving the house and next time will do more for breakfast prep because my kids wake up hungry and didn't like waiting for the charcoal to turn white let alone for bacon to fry up. Next time the breakfast will be precooked and just warmed up and melted over the fire.