Thursday, July 22, 2010

1st annual Kimmel-James-Olson family vacation…


If South Padre Island is good enough to film an MTV spring break special at… its good enough for our family vacation, right?

We stayed in an awesome house by the beach.   It was perfect for the stage our families are at and was so much fun.  I think the kids even had more fun running up and down the stairs and swimming in their undies in the pool than going to the beach and playing in the ocean.

No tropical storms as predicted and no oil anywhere!  Now I’m so burned and peely on my face that I look like I belong in a 1930’s dustbowl photograph.

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Super dad in action and little Mister on his 3 month birthday:



First annual ‘cousins on vacation’ shot:

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and ‘E-twins in matching outfits on vacation’ shot…

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Anonymous said...

Great family pictures!!! Looks like the three year olds had a blast...a perfect place for them. Can't believe how fast the babies are growing and changing. I love my precious baby Eli's blue polo shirt and tan shorts, looks just like his daddy.

Can't wait to see you in two weeks. Love You-Maow

Stephanie said...

Love all the pics. Looks like a blast!

The James Family said...

It was so fun. I really hope it can become an annual tradition. And that is a very accurate description of that whole family photo. I look especially rough.

Lauren Valentine said...

What a fun vacation! The kiddos are adorable : ) Especially the E twins!

Shauna, you look great!

Keith, Tiffany, Owen and Delia said...

fun!!! cute pictures!!!

Tom said...

It was alot of fun! Riding the waves on the air mattresses was great. I definitely want to do another family vacation next summer.

Cristi said...

Looks like ya'll had a blast. Great pics :)

Jen said...

what fun!! can i come next year?! j/k!! =)