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Insta June

What we were up to in the month of June over on Instagram.  Follow me for blog updates and sneak peeks into our home.

Huds got to help Dad coach derby practice one evening.  He loved blowing the whistle:

Roller derby

The day before we left for our vacation we went to the Tulsa Drillers game which was a lot of fun:

Tulsa Drillers Game

After a short non-stop flight on Allegiant’s new service from Tulsa to LA vacation had begun:

California Vacation

Reunited cousins and best friends:

Cousins

Cousins

We spent the day at the pool on our first full day in California visiting with family:

Pool day

Four tuckered out cousins:

Cousins

The view from my morning run in Huntington Beach:

Huntington Beach

Mickey Mouse pancakes at Sugar Shack for my girl:

Sugar Shack

Going for a ride in Papa’s convertible:

Convertible

Beach day with Gigi, Papa, and Harper:

Huntington Beach

“We have to look beautiful for the beach” they said:

CousinsHuntington Beach

Papa and his boy walking to get ice cream:

Papa and Hudson

We headed down to Carlsband to spend the day at Legoland which was a lot of fun!

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We took the kids for lunch at Ruby’s at the end of the pier and spent some time watching the surfers:

Huntington Beach

These two just adore each other and it absolutely melts my heart.  They kept giving one another hugs over and over the entire week we were there:

Cousins

We took the ferry over to Catalina Island to spend the day:

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Playing cards with Aunt Butchie and Uncle Bob on the way back:

Catalina Island

We lived in California for 3 years prior to moving to Oklahoma.  So, we visited some of our favorite Huntington Beach spots this morning with the kids:

Main Street Huntington Beach

We made a stop into the Huntington Beach surf museum:

Huntington Beach Surf MuseumHuntington Beach Surf Museum

This afternoon we visited Pretend City in Irvine which is an interactive children’s museum:

Pretend City

And then did a little shopping at the Irvine Spectrum.  With a ferris wheel and carousel you would have thought we were at Disneyland with these two:

Irvine Spectrum

We ended the day with a rooftop dip in the jacuzzi:

Huntington Beach

Trekking to the beach:

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Last breakfast at Sugar Shack:

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We drove up to LA and stayed our last night in a hotel near the airport to make our early morning flight easier.  The kids loved the hotel pool:

Los Angeles

My sister just so happened to be in LA visiting her boyfriend and on our same flight home.  So, on the last night we met them in Venice Beach for dinner at C&O Trattoria:

Venice Beach

C&O Trattoria

Exhausted and ready to be home:

On a plane

Lunch and library date with my girl:

Panera BreadHardesty Regional Library

Daddy was gone for the weekend and this girl climbed into my bed after she heard him leave.  Couldn’t stop staring at her sweet face as she slept:

Sleeping beauty

Swim date with my loves:

Swim date

Second time at the pool today for a night swim with glow sticks:

Night swim

Girlfriends at baby Lane’s first birthday party:

Girlfriends

Church, lunch, and swimming with friends on Father’s Day:

Father

First day of swim lessons:

Swim lessons

My gymnastics loving girl:

South County Gymnastics

We love going for a swim after dinner:

Evening swim

My husband got a new car!  We are in love with our Infiniti QX80 from Jackie Cooper Infiniti.  Highly recommend them – they treated us so wonderfully!

Jackie Coopier Imports

Did a little decorating for the 4th:

Chalkboard Flag

Bribery to eat their dinner:

Night swim

We hit up the Lifetime pool for the first time this summer and enjoyed fruit popsicles.

Lifetime FitnessFruit popsicles

We had a family night at the Bixby Green Corn Festival:

Bixby Green Corn FestivalBixby Green Corn Festival

Our first road trip in the new car for the Midwest Derby Fest tournament:

Roadtrip in the QX80

Derby kids prepped for the first game of the tournament with iPads and snacks:

Roller derby kids

The men of our league won their first game of the tournament:

Tulsa Derby Militia

A freezing morning swim for these crazies:

Morning swim

Excited to announce that I am launching an online women’s clothing boutique.  Follow me on Facebook or Instagram to stay updated:

Gray Monroe

Enjoying my morning coffee watching these two get their energy out:

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Coach Dad and Coach Hud cheering on the guys in their last game:

Roller derby

Family water balloon fight:

Water balloon fight

Beaching up the decor in our home:

Jenny Collier Home

Getting goodies for the 4th:

Fireworks stand

Ella had a sleepover tonight so we took Huds on a date to see Jurassic World:

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