Carrying around a heavy camera with two babies can be TOUGH. And my real camera weighs a ton, so it's hard to even keep it in my diaper bag, or whip it out while in the car.
So the iphone, as always, is where it's at.
I love you, phone.
My third baby.
(I'm sorry I drop you all the time.)
So here is our entire trip, as documented by my instagram (@rebeccahlouise):
Since we decided to make this trip as fun and easy as possible, we made it into a two day drive, even though it could easily be done in one day.
Well, not easily with two babies.
On the road!
We stopped and played every few hours, including at a bizarre truck-stop that had a petting zoo! Yes, please.
The boys spent the car time watching and rewatching the same episode of Curious George and drowsing. They hardly cried at all! I was so pleased!
We made it to Las Vegas! We spent the night with my great aunt and uncle, and the boys LOVED having their kids and puppies to play with.
Finally, after a few more pit stops, we made it to San Diego!
We stayed with my aunt Kathy in her AMAZING house. Okay, I may have gotten carried away, taking pictures of her house. I was in love with it.
Even Travis said, "If we're ever in the position to build our own house, we're bringing the architect here and saying 'build this.'" That is high praise.
Kathy actually has identical twin sons the same age as me, Tucker and Jesse, and it was so wonderful to see them together. They are so sweet, and still best friends. It made me really excited to watch my boys grow up together. Tucker and Jesse were so good with the boys, too.
It took a day or two, but by the time we left, Grey and Micah were happy to play and be held by them.
Even Kathy's yard was a baby wonderland! Above, is Grey and Kathy and Travis and Micah.
Since Travis was there filming a Cinco de Mayo festival-thingy, we went and spent time there. But it was HOT! and crowded. I'll be sure to post the video Travis filmed, when it's done being edited.
The boys LOVED to climb up and down Kathy's stairs. They also lived within minutes of the beach! It was so cool! I want to go spend every summer there.
I was so sad when it was finally time to pack up and go. We were only really in San Diego for two full days, but we had so much fun.
The car ride home and stay in a hotel were so much more pathetic going home.
We even stopped in Las Vegas to see the water show at the Bellagio and pretty much had a terrible time. Sigh. I hate Vegas.
We finally made it back to Utah.
And the boys were so pleased to see their own beds, they conked out for two and half hours, and counting.
Ah, my bed.
Okay. It was really nice to go, but I am excited for my own bed.
I'll share the last of the trip's pics tomorrow!
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