Monday, July 2, 2018

TBB Asks - Vacation Edition

The Blended Blog gals are at it again and I so enjoy joining up with them the first Monday of every month.  
1. Will you go on a a summer vacation this year?
Well, not per say but we've/I've been on plenty of trips this year.  We did go to Atlanta a couple of weeks ago to see Tommy's sisters and it was like a vacation because we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.  We'll go to Oklahoma the end of July and then to Virginia in September.  We're calling them trips but I guess we could call them vacations as well.

2. Do nothing but relax or a pack it all in vacation?
I enjoy some relaxation but I like to "pack it all in" mostly.  I enjoy "going and doing."  

3. What month do you like to vacation?
It doesn't really matter, we're free to go most any time.  But, we sure don't care to go to hard winter areas in the winter and to any place hotter than right here in Louisiana in the summer. 

4. Cruise: YES or NO?
A definite YES!  We've been on an Alaskan Cruise and a Canadian Cruise.  They are two of , our most favorite trips for sure.  One was with Celebrity and one was with Holland America.  We enjoyed Holland America the best because a lot fewer folks on board.

5. Favorite vacation tradition?
I'm not sure we've ever had a vacation tradition, never even thought about it. 

6. Most memorable vacation? 

Well, our first trip to Disney was in 1986, the kids were 7 and almost 10.  AND, I thought that we had to have matching outfits.  And, believe it or not, no one argued and was glad to wear them.  Now, when they see these pictures they all almost croak and cannot believe that I "made" them dress like that. Everyone thought we were the cutest family there. ~big chuckle~

7. Pack light or Pack it all?
I would have to say, pack it all.  I mean, it seems that I am taking the entire house every time we go anywhere.  I have so many things that I take "just in case."  And, I don't worry with taking clothes that can be worn with more than one top or bottom and jewelry that I can wear with everything and shoes that go with everything.  It's crazy but it's just the way I pack.

8. Hotel, Condo or House? 
We've done it all and it all depends on how long we will be staying and if we are with the entire family or just Hubby and myself.  A condo is great but if it's just the two of us, we generally just stay in a hotel.

9. Favorite thing(s) to eat on vacation? 
Breakfast is my favorite meal while on vacation.  I never eat breakfast but I so enjoy it when traveling.  I like to eat a big breakfast and then not worry with eating again until mid to late afternoon.  I love cheesy scrambled eggs, crispy fried bacon and a big fat biscuit!

10. Warm or Cold Destinations?
I prefer warm, not hot though.  We went to Alaska in late August and the weather was just about perfect.  A tad chilly in the mornings and late afternoons and absolutely perfect the rest of the day.  We chose to go in August for that very reason because, as you know, it can be bone chillin' there.

As we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July this week may you each be blessed and always know what a privilege it is to live in our great country.

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NOTE:  I'm taking a brief break from blogging until July 15th.  Our daughter will be coming in with the boys next weekend for several days and I'll be busy preparing for their visit the rest of this week.  And, then I'll be enjoying their time here.  See you later!!!

Lea @ CiCis Corner
Lea @ CiCis Corner

Hi there! My name is Lea. I've been wife to the best Hubby for 44 years....Mom to a son and daughter....CiCi to 4 precious Grans....lover of family and friends....enjoy laughter and a good time....shopper....picture taking maniac....maker of delicious fudge....organizational enthusiast....memory maker....Southern Belle...and most importantly.....a Child of the King! Welcome to my little corner!


  1. Loved seeing all your answers! Enjoy your time with your daughter and grands! We just returned from a family vacation at the beach. Nothing like time with the whole family!!

  2. Adore the matching shirts! Loved reading your answers and now I want to go eat cheesy scrambled eggs, lol. Have soooo much fun with your daughter, so excited to hear about your adventures!

  3. Awe, I know you will enjoy your daughters and the grands Lea. Nothing like spending time with the family. Especially those grandbabies. I would like to go on an Alaskan cruise one day. But I also want to go on an Hawaiian cruise too. Sounds so fun. Happy 4th and enjoy your break. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  4. Excellent quote by Peter Marshall. Cute clothes for the Disney trip in '86. Those were the days!

  5. What a HOOT! Those outfits are adorable even today! I think today people are a bit to serious and stuffy. I would love to wear matching family outfits, (our children are all grown, with families of their own).
    Enjoy your family time! You should bring out those outfits, just for laughs.

  6. Cute outfits! And I love the 80s hair. I had that too! Enjoy your family time. My sister and family are coming this weekend so I'm getting ready and looking forward to that. Happy 4th! xo

  7. Oh I love the family photo...I recognize that 80's hair... the bigger the better, lol! I agree, breakfast is the best meal on vacation...whether I'm eating it out or making it myself! Happy 4th of July!

  8. I'm just a wee bit late in getting around to my favorite blogs this week, and yours was so much fun. Some families still all dress alike for these Disney trips. I think you just ahead of your time. Enjoy your sweet family's visit.

  9. Very cute photo Lea. Look at the So fun to look back. The matching outfits are great! Spending time with family is priceless. Happy 4th Lea.

  10. We definitely have things in common! I don't usually eat breakfast (other than a cup of coffee) but when on vacation I LOVE BREAKFAST OUT!! And when I pack...oh my! I take everything but the kitchen sink. Hubby says we will never be able to afford to fly anywhere because they'd charge us so much for just my shoes!!! Enjoy your family, especially the grandkids but we will miss you.

  11. Those matching outfits are awesome. We love to cruise and an Alaskan cruise is on our list :). Can't wait to hear about your OK and VA trips :)! xoxo ERIN

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