Baby Fest 2016

For the first time ever we had all of our Grandchildren in one place for a whole week while staying at Anna Maria Island in Florida. It was both wonderful and stressful all wrapped up in an series of events that blew by like a hurricane. Parents tried to balance nap and meal times as babies struggled every moment to try to stay awake to enjoy the excitement of lots and lots of playtime. The swimming pool was like a magnet as once the little one’s went into the warm water it was difficult pulling them out.

While all of this was going on parents tried to get ready for the next dinner which was scheduled around Pop’s 90th Birthday Celebration. The trips to the supermarket seemed endless as we grilled and had other family members stop by to hang out. There were so many good times filled with laughter that wrong louder than the babies crying at times.

Over all it was an incredible experience for everyone and one of those special times in life where memories are collected. Just as I remember those trips to the Jersey Shore as a child Baby Fest 2016 was the perfect family get together that brought incredible joy to a 90 year olds Birthday.

About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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22 Responses to Baby Fest 2016

  1. Adorable grandchildren!!! Enjoy them now. Mine are getting older – eight of them between 10 and 18!

  2. kkeevins says:

    That’s called SHEER JOY! Sounds like a good time was had by all — as it should be.

    Great pictures. BEAUTIFUL children. That’s the memory of a lifetime. Good for you, Bill.

  3. Beautiful pictures. Famies getting together is very special, doesn’t happen often enough.

  4. suzewannabe says:

    LOVE the photos! How wonderful!

  5. Beautiful. Experiences like this are so priceless!

  6. Those pictures are beautiful. What lovely grandchildren! All in such a beautiful location.

  7. You have some gorgeous grandchildren and probably some exhausted children! Obviously well worth it. What beautiful memories…

  8. It looks like you had a really fun time, and the kids did, too. 🙂

  9. Kim Smyth says:

    Glad you had a good time and thanks for sharing the pics, what a bunch of cuties!!

  10. New Journey says:

    Oh my….what a wonderful time….the weight will come off as fast as you enjoyed putting it on…LOL what a beautiful family…..glad you all had a great time….love the pictures, so green…thanks for sharing…..kat

  11. facetfully says:

    That is what family love is all about! What cuties!

  12. Nathalie says:

    That is what life is all about! Your grandkids are precious!

  13. zirah1 says:

    Great post and pics!

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