Monday, February 16, 2009

Ozarkation!

This past weekend we went to the Ozarks in Arkansas and Missouri. It was a fun little Valentines day (weekend) adventure. Neither Andrew or I had been to Arkansas before and we didn't really know what to expect. It was absolutely gorgeous! Austin also wanted to wish everyone a happy Valentines. He says "Thanks Grandma for my outfit. I felt very festive for the 15 minutes I got to wear it before I had my blowout." While we were in Bentonville AR we stopped by the Wal-Mart headquarters. We decided that they really are committed to giving their customers the best deals because their headquarters are well... not that easy on the eyes. We laughed because everything else in the town seemed fairly new and in great shape. We stayed Valentines night in Bentonville and then headed up to Eureka Springs where we rented a cabin for the night. Here is our cabin. We went to Lake shore cabins in case anyone is interested. Check out the view we had from the cabin deck. Are you jealous yet? January and February are the two months that Eureka Springs shuts down so we think that the view would be even more beautiful in June.
Austin loved watching the fire. Check out those rolls! I think I'll take an opportunity to say thanks to the Little man for being SO good. He was in his car seat for almost 3 days straight and hardly cried at all. We think he's pretty amazing! (not that we are biased at all) I think we will go back!

9 comments:

The Spanns said...

this trip looks so fun!! how beautiful - and I am sure it will be even prettier in the spring/summer. and way to go Austin for being a good traveler! He is such a cutie!

Jason, Ginny and Oliver said...

Ollie has that same outfit (the "I'm a Big Deal" one). It is 12 month though so he can't fit yet. I love it though. I can't believe how big he is getting. I love the chunks!!

Bekah said...

I am SO SAD that we couldn't make it! We had completely forgot about some church things we had to do. Plus, Ike didn't get Monday off, so it would have been a squeeze. No need to ask if you guys had fun! We would love to go again with you guys sometime! We need to chat about that cabin- it looks awesome- hopefully it was an awesome price too!

ASHLEY ELDER said...

It looks like you had fun, just wanted to tell you that your son is darling!!

Ryan and Ashley said...

THat looks like so much fun and pretty!It looks like he was a good boy.

Kelly said...

I love the Ozarks!! THat is where Spencer and I grew up! I'm from Rogers (the town next to Bentonville) and he's from Springdale. Eureka is right in our back yard! I'm glad you loved it. Definitely you have to go back in the fall. Its GORGEOUS! That is wonderful that Little Man did so well!!

Brianne said...

SO FUN! I love the cabin and such cute pictures. K Mandy, you look hot on the side picture, yowza. I miss you so bad.

Amber said...

If he can be good for that long in a carseat you can definitely make it to come visit us too!
Arkansas looks beautiful. Glad you could finally get out of the house. :) Take us next time!!!

Paige Hanks said...

That little cabin looks like so much fun! Thanks for the invite for next year, we'll see you there! Little Austin is pretty stinkin' cute..we can't wait to meet that little guy! Love your guts..Paige and Jeff