A weekend with the C family (C stands for Catwang)

Amber and I got really brave and decided we’d take Isla and Chase on a little road trip to Jax for the day and one night to meet up with our sweet friend Maria! Words just can’t do this trip justice! I’ll just say we had an awesome time meeting sweet little Elyza and hanging out with her Mommy & Daddy!
Here is our roadtrip to Jax and back (with two toddlers) in pictures:

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10 minutes in and we need Starbucks! Barista was weirded out by my 38 lb camera so this is the shot I got:

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We stopped at every single McDonald’s between SRQ and Jax but only got pictures in one. We went inside to destroy the place and use the bathroom…. then we left and drove to a different McDonald’s and went through the drive thru. If you have babies you understand why this makes sense.

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We want the kids to grow up appreciating good music 🙂

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We finally arrived in Jacksonville and were catfished by a skinny bitch and lots of diet coke!!! I hated her but then saw the DC and immediately loved her again!

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The toddler conference begins!!! Elyza showed them what she’s learning in medical school while they destroyed her house.
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Poor neglected Sadie finally got some attention and FISHES!

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Pharmatography Conference!

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I tried every B&W conversion I had up my sleeve and none of them make me look posh!

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Chow (aka Puppy) loves the diet coke cake!

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Sadie’s dinner…

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So responsible…
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After a night at the extremely fancy and luxurious and posh Aloft hotel!

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He’s nervous…

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After breakfast at the Cool Moose Cafe (so yum!) we went window shopping which turned into real shopping.

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Riverside Arts Market!
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A fill up at the tanks and we’re off!

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It was the most fun 36 hrs I’ve had in forever! Thanks Maria and Nolan for being such amazing hosts! And for sharing your guac recipe (incredible!!!!) <3

5 comments
  • Maria Gernert Conover - I don’t even know where to start. Your whole documentation is amazing! You capture events and emotions spot on. I think Nev needs to hire you and the only thing I catfished about was my “love” for dogs…and cats. Isla and Chase are so cute, they need their own TV show, I just can’t get enough of Isla’s faces and Chase’s shifty eyes. Your mcd’s drive thru pic is par with your sbux shot, freaking amazing. So the only things needed to have successful pharmacy conferences are Goldbitches, Margarita’s and Guaca MOLE. These are my first pics of lifestyle images of me with Elyza and I am in love. Those pictures really hit home and I want more of them! Those are the pictures I want to see in the years ahead and remember. I am posh by association, you two are way fancy. I am so glad you adopted that dog, that was so sweet. Puppy (Sadie) misses chase, A LOT. Seriously. I love the picture of Elyza reaching over and taking goldbitches from Chase’s bowl and I love all the pictures of Chase and Isla giving each other baby kisses. You two are so beautiful and I feel so honored that you came to visit. We had so much fun and I can’t wait until we come to visit Sarasota. We won’t stay with you Jessica, so don’t start sweating. I am staying with Amber so I can do selfies in her bedroom 😉 <3 <3 <3ReplyCancel

  • Amber Michele Shankland - This was SO much fun!!! This post captured every detail just perfectly!!! I hate that Maria catfished us but I forgive her because she gave me margs and guacaMOLE! I am in love with that happy meal pic!!! McDonald’s needs to use it in their advertising! I am so so so in love with that picture of Isla kissing Chase! OMG he misses Baby and Sadie so much! Maria needs to come visit immediately!!!! Tomorrow! ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea Conover Barnes - I love these! I want to come to the next conference! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Wells - You can drive to Chicago, right? Totally not that far.

    I love these. All of them. I LOVE how they completely. destroyed. Maria Gernert Conover’s house. ZOMG. So many toys. So much mischief.

    Seriously, though. Chicago? It’s pretty awesome.ReplyCancel

  • Agata Cicha - Love all of them!!! The one with Chase and Isla in McDonald, he looks like her bodyguard checking things first:) So cute! Isla showing Elyza how to color, OMG!! Isla kissing Chase melts my heart. If I HAD to choose only one as my favorite it would be black and white ( of course:) ) of Isla’s eyes when the rest is in the shade. But seriously they are all so amazing I have no words!ReplyCancel

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