Cousins!

Brad, Schmoats, and I got to spend Labor Day weekend in San Diego with the Candelario clan. My folks were flying down for the weekend so we decided to hitch a ride in my dad’s plane for some good ol’ Erhart family fun. It was time for Otis to meet his 4 month old cousin, Mateo.

The flight to San Diego in my dad’s plane is about 3 hours long and with 4 adults, a baby, car seat, luggage, etc it was a wee bit tight. I hadn’t really thought about the fact that you can’t stand in his plane much less walk about. We are very grateful for the awesome ride, but let’s just say we’ll think twice before attempting that with a crawling baby again. Otis was not a fan.

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But who cares?!?! The end result is that we got to get the cousins together and that was so worth it!

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They even got to have a play date in the pool!

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And one at the park.

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Don’t let the failed attempt at a photo shoot fool you . . . . the two kiddos actually had a lot of fun!

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Otis thought Aunt Jen was the coolest!

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And on the third day Otis finally decided to interact with cousin Matty. 😀

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Hooray for family!

Little Tykes take Tahoe

I’m going to let the pictures do the talking in this post. Otis and I had the pleasure of bringing two other families up to Tahoe. It was a crazy weekend with 3 babies ruling the roost- SO MUCH FUN!

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We arrived at 11pm on Friday night and the kids decided it was time to play.
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Fun in the secret room. Check out the vintage TV!
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No adult needed.
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Apparently bear ottomans are the best kind of ottomans.
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We had very lively dinner conversations.
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Oddly enough this is the only time they sat in these chairs. They preferred to drag them around and fight over them, so magically the chairs disappeared.
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Lots of paddle board fun.
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Sharing.
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The adults enjoyed libations on the beach once the babies were asleep. Hooray for baby monitors!
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3 heads are better than one.
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Surfer dude
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Sand everywhere!
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Who likes to eat sand? Otis does!
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Beach babe
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Water junkie. He never wants to get out.
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She climbed up there all by herself.
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Adventures of falling asleep at dinner.
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And mom hoping it’s a cat nap and not down for the night.
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And so it begins.
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Daycare buddies.
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How much fun is a rocking chair with 3 babies? Well, a little bit of fun but oh so dangerous. Due to the supervision of 5 adults, no fingers were rocked on and no children fell off. Score!
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Tahoe will always be my favorite place on earth! Thanks for buying this magical condo Grandma and thanks for keeping it in the family Mom and Dad! I feel re-charged every time I visit!