Showing posts from July 15, 2012

Little California Sun

We just returned from our yearly trip to California with all of Wayne's family.  This year his sister from TX came along with her 2 daughters that we have not seen in about 5 years making our group total 22!  Our stay started out a little rough as our hotel did not make us aware of the fact that the local train ran past our window every 40 minutes (including the night!)  Guess our first clue should have been the ear plugs they left on the night stand!!  After one night of that I went to the front desk and asked if we could move to the ocean side of the hotel and they had a room that was a major upgrade from our standard hotel room that they gave us (without the upgraded price!!!)  It was awesome!!  We had our own kitchen, washer/dryer, HUGE bathroom, basically it was a 1 bedroom condo.  That made our trip soooo much better!!!  Made mommy less cranky too!  The other plus was that we were right next door to Wayne's sisters instead of the normal 15-20 minute drive away.  We had a…