At one point during our stay, I overheard myself telling the kids, "Make sure to eat ALL of your fruit loops BEFORE you eat your doughnut!" Feeding the kids lots of sugar is a grandparent's prerogative, right? I'm sure I will do it too someday! :)
After eating fish tacos at Sharkeez in Manahttan Beach, we walked along the strand. California roses are the best, most biggest, most fragrant roses. It was a beautiful day and one of my favorites!
A day in Long Beach ... my hometown:
The famous hat shop in Long Beach. Don't quote me but I think it's the largest hat shop west of the Mississippi: