Easton's First Campout!

We took Easton on his first camping trip this week! I was a little nervous to take him but im happy to report that he did great! We had a fabulous time relaxing in the mountains with our little man ♥
Hopefully the next time we go camping, we will be able to do it in style..(with our little retro trailer! ;0) Here is Matt trying to stuff the air mattress into our little tent (i bet him a five minute back scratch that he couldnt do it ;0)
but luckily he managed to cram it in which meant we didnt have to sleep on the hard ground..thank goodness! Easton was a champ, he loves being outside and he was content to hang out with us. Here he is on the changing table picnic table ;0)
(giving mommy a 'bump') heheh ;0)
We went on quite a few hikes while we were up there...we ended up going to the McCloud River in Northern Ca. It was beautiful there and we got to see quite a few waterfalls.
Matt was nice enough to watch Easton while i fished a little..whata guy ;0)
Easton liked to be carried around on our hikes...here he is in his various carriers :0)
What a cutie pie! ♥
Our little family ♥
I caught this tiny lizard on one of our hikes...
...Say hello to my little friend ;0)
For dinner that night we cooked up some hobo packs (a camping tradition of ours.) They were delish!
and its not a camping trip unless you roast marshmallows on the fire and make some smores! ;0) While Easton was sleeping we layed in the bed of the truck and watched the shooting stars...the night sky is so beautiful in the mountains ♥ It got pretty cold at night but Easton was cozy sleeping in between us all bundled up..he woke up a couple times to eat but other than that, he slept great (so the other campers didnt have to hate us! ;0) The next morning we made a fire, ate breakfast and hung out with our sweet little boy ♥
Then we packed up our camp and hit the road. We stopped at Burney Falls on the way home..SO pretty!
love this picture of my boys ♥
I look forward to the many adventures we will have camping as a family ♥

11 comments:

  1. so cool! I love all the pictures. Not that I"m a big camper by any means, it still looks like a really fun trip! :)

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  2. I am so impressed with all of your pictures. They look so great. What a fun trip! We are definitely not that brave, but after looking at the pictures I wish we were campers.

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  3. You are SO brave to camp with a young baby! But it looks like it turned out so well! What a darling family (I'm a LITTLE BIT partial)!!! We're so glad you had fun - the pics are gorgeous!!! Love, M & D Gates xoxoxo

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  4. There you go again! You should be nicknamed The Adventure Family! Such great pics and it looks like you had a wonderful time:) So excited to see that Easton hasn't slowed you down at all. You said he wouldn't, but seeing is believing! Thanks for sharing your bentures:)

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  6. You guys are so brave but it looks like it turned out so wonderfully!! Look how darling Easton is! You guys make camping look EASY! hehe!
    I loved the picture of the mattress halfway into the tent, we had a similar experience last summer and I was SO happy when my husband managed to shove it in the door and get it settled LOL!

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  7. How on earth did he get that thing in there??!!! Easton is adorable. I hope you guys are coming to Bakersfield soon for one of your adventures. I'm holding you to your promise.

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  8. What a doll that Easton is Tenille! xoxoxoxo

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  9. What a doll that Easton is Tenille! xoxoxoxo

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  10. What a doll that Easton is Tenille! xoxoxoxo

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  11. I usually inflate less than halfway until its in tent, then inflate the rest! :)

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