S: Labor Day 2011
BC: Natalie Marilyn...age 8 Benjamin...age 6 Shannon and Joey Mason...age 11 Max...age 8 Madalyn...age 5 Justin and Jennifer Carter...age 6 Ella....age 4 Nathan and Holly Lucy...age 5 Dylan...age 2 Lauren and Brian Sophie...age 2 Blake...age 7 months Baron and Erica
FC: Labor Day Trip 2011 Glenn, Michigan
1: Hanging Out in the Rainbow Chairs waiting for everyone to arrive.
2: This was our first trip to Michigan, and the first trip everyone seemed to agree on how great it was. :) The weather was great and the kids had so much fun in the sand and lake! | Sunset our first night!
3: Eating Pizza from The Glenn Store. :)
4: Can't get enough of that awesome view!
6: Who wouldn't love this kitchen view?
8: View from our desk to the neighbor's.
9: Any guesses as to what they were doing?
10: Jennifer and Natalie spent Friday on the beach. Holly got there a little later, but just in time for a picture. :)
11: Benjamin enjoying the beautiful view.
12: The swings that Justin put up were a hit...except, when they were being fought over. :) But, we got some fun pictures of the kids! | Max Swinging | Benjamin Swinging
14: The View from Our Backyard and Beach! | Carter and our first sunset.
16: Fun In The Sun!
17: The guys golfed 9 holes on Saturday, while the kids and girls enjoyed the 85 degree weather on the beach!
19: Between the sand toys, the bubbles, the inflatable boat, and the canoe (with Erica's help), the kids were busy all afternoon!
24: The beginning of the giant hole
25: How long do you think it took to get all the sand off? They were down there for hours! | 90 steps...
28: Saturday Night Fun
29: Roasting Marshmallows and Playing Outside in the Beautiful Weather... | ...what could be better?
30: The kids had almost as much fun eating the marshmellows as roasting them.
32: The perfect dessert...
34: Hanging Out Outside before Dinner Saturday Night.
36: The weather was perfect all day Saturday,and everyone had a great time!
40: Nice and Relaxed....
41: Silly Girls
46: Poor Blake was not a fan of the grass.
47: Saturday was such a fun day! The guys golfed, the girls relaxed (or tried to), the kids played, and we all havd fun at night. The evening wrapped up like it always does, with skits. The kids have started participating the last few years, and they are always very creative! :)
48: Golf Day
49: The guys usually golf 18, but decided to golf 9, and then go to lunch, so they could get back and enjoy the beach! | Missing Man....
51: Craft Time | Some of the kids were slightly more serious than others. :)
52: Marilyn's impression of a group fitness instructor was first, and she set the bar high!
53: Skit Night! | Lucy performed her routine for cheer climic. She had that dance down!
54: Madalyn did fabulous animal impersonations, while Marilyn narrated for her. She finished off her skit with a song about an alligator.
55: Ella was perfect as Rapunzel, who escaped from the castle with the help of Flynn, Benjamin. While, Mother Gothel, Marilyn, tried to stop them.
56: Cajun Man made a repeat appearance to our Labor Day trip. This time he returned with his 2 Cajun Boys. Everyone loved it!!! | Max Swinging
57: And, Dylan was his own 1 man show!
58: Carter supervised skit night!
59: Group Fitness Class | Group Fitness Class Gone Wrong
60: Lucy and Dylan give Blake a little attention..
61: Skit Night | This night was started the first year by accident, but has become a Saturday night tradition. In 2008 a trophy was added and a winner was selected. | Due to the sensitive nature of these next 2 pages, please only view if you are an adult, whom attended this trip...
62: Sammy and Randy | The Chipandales...Chris Farley and Patrick Swayze | THE WINNER
63: So You Think You Can Dance? Beautiful Routine Girls!! | Shake Weight Commerical...We all need one of these! | Uh-Judey Chop...Way to go Diamond Dave
64: Sunday at the Beach
65: The girls went into Saugatuck for lunch and shopping while the boys and kids played at the beach. | Cool Guys
67: The kids buried themselves in the sand, built an entire fort out of sand, rode canoes, and basically had a blast!
74: The girls had a great time at lunch and shopping, but were excited to get back to the beach! | Strike a pose!
75: Shannon and Natalie had so much fun shopping and even more fun when we got home.
76: Everyone was in a great mood Sunday night. The kids had spent the day burying themselves in the sand and building a fort. | Marilyn and Ella showing they can work the camera. | Wonder where Marilyn learned it?
77: Dylan interrupting the very serious "photo shoot" | and, here he is again..
78: The Incredible Shrinking Man!
79: Amazing.... | How Did He Do That??
80: Besides the beach, Joey also took the kids in groups to get ice cream.
83: Fun on A Sunday Afternoon
84: Sunday Night
85: Our plan was to have dinner, then have Lauren take a few pictures of the kids.... | but everything took longer than planned, so Lauren just took some while we hung out. They turned out great, and some interesting. | Watching s surfer with a parasail.
86: Lucy and Dylan
87: Shannon and... | Madalyn
88: Ella and Sophie
89: Carter | Sophie and Dylan
90: Natalie and Shannon working the camera! Could we be seeing America's Next Top Models?
91: The look on Erica's face says it all!
92: Enjoying our Last Sunset in Michigan
93: The Sky and the Clouds Made for the Perfect Night.
96: We finished the night with a big "Splash." Thank you Baron! :)
97: I think the water balloon fight is a new tradition!
99: All in all, I think we all agreed that this was the best Labor Day trip yet!