Thursday, October 21, 2010

Hurray for Bean and Bacon!

This post may seem strange to many, but most friends and family know of the one extremely picky eater in our family.
Yes, Brenner!
It seems we never all eat the same thing for dinner unless of course it is Pizza Night- And that, we all can agree on! Brenner has been very picky from almost day one and we are always making a second meal of some kind (carbohydrates) for him to eat. Why? Who knows? Maybe this is revenge from above for what I put my parents through growing up (extremely choosy too!) Well we found another thing that we all enjoy together- Bean and Bacon Soup and Saltine Crackers! As this is a staple to all the Smiths (we were brought up on it), it may seem strange that we just seemed to stumble upon it again, but boy are we glad we did!
Dinner is served again, and out of one pot!!!
And dang, for a $2.50 family size can and a sleeve of saltines, it satisfies the budget at the same time!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Fall Camping

What to do when the kids have a long weekend off for Fall Break? Head to the Mountains of course!!!
We planned a fall camp out with several families up at Lake Hartwell and had a great time. It was a bit windy at times, but overall the weather, temps, camp food, and as always the friends were great and added so much to the trip.
The above picture is of breakfast and Ziploc Baggie Omelets- Pass the Ketchup!!!
Lounging on the sand at the lake.
Nikki and Brenner cooking dinner-
Pigs in Blankets.
Daddy and Brenner waiting for the tinfoil dinners to finish cooking.
Always the best meal of the camping trip due to several "tricks" handed down from "Grams"!
The Kid Crew at the beach
Much to Dad's dismay, the Scooter Crew- "Here comes a car, get out of the road" and "Someone is going to get hurt" were said countless times. Luckily all survived- Dangerous Razors!!!
We all love Fall Camping!