Have you ever simply just needed away from your everyday? We did! Andrew has been working for Amazon now since December and he never complains. He loves it! Working 45-50 hours a week, running a business, helping my parents, AND adding a baby into the mix and becoming a family of four.. it all can add up! I wont lie. I was nervous to drive 9+ hours in the car with a four month old and a four year old but I knew we needed to get to the ocean some how. The kids did pretty amazing! It was about 10% as stressful as I thought it was going to be. I think they needed the change of scenery as much as we did. Emlyn is an absolute water bug and we weren’t sure how Aydah would do. We were so excited to introduce her to the ocean.

We stayed with our friends in Virginia Beach. Lizzy was one of our youth in PA and is now 22. We have always been close with her and she has had a great relationship with Emlyn. We couldn’t wait to see Aydah in her arms for the first time. Lizzy was all about getting some baby love and she definitely  got it. We got some beautiful images of her Aydah. Lizzy will make a great momma one day soon!

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Over the years we have asked Lizzy to take a picture of us on our camera and she does an amazing job! Dos people can never get it in focus for us but she nailed it overtime! I had fun teaching her about settings. We had our own personal photographer following us around!

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Aydah never made a sound at the beach. She just starred at the water and took deep breaths. She slept amazing in her travel bassinet too.
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Told ya she loved sand.
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Again.. lol
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We wanted to do something different one day so we checked out The Virginia Zoo. It was a great little zoo, we would definitely go back!
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We didn’t come prepared with a swim suit or a change of clothes for Em but we just let her go for it! She had a blast in the fountains!
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Look how sweet Aunt Liz is with her!
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On our last night we headed to a local italian restaurant and we wanted to get some non-beachy family pictures. These turned out so sweet and I loved that gray wall!
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The girls really took to Lizzy’s little sister Sarah! She is 16 and so sweet. She played with Emlyn a lot and Emmy slept in the bed with her.
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The many faces of Aydah! Oh guess what! Today Aydah is four months old!! YAY!
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Emlyn is obsessed with fidget spinners and daddy bought her a new one at the beach!
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