Starting new family road trip traditions with Wimpy

I was recently asked to join in on the Wimpy #MoSummer campaign and jumped at the chance because (those who have been following the blog would know) I am all about spending time with my family. The guys over at Wimpy asked me about my favourite family memories and I immediately thought. ..ROAD TRIP!

Growing up we would often all pile into the car for long trips around the Christmas and Easter holidays.  I have vivid memories of my parents, siblings and grandmother heading off on the long road, sometimes a cousin would come along and to this day I am not too sure how we fit into my dad’s little Datsun. We still have pictures, many of them with the sun blocking half the picture or heads cut off (I am a before digital, child) but despite the pictures not being all that clear they spark amazing memories.

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Adulting at the Boardwalk Hotel

I’m no stranger to the Boardwalk complex, it’s probably the safest evening outdoor hangout in the Bay (with it’s bright lights and around the clock security) and since it has something for all ages, I have spent many a day there.

When I was younger it would be where my family; uncles, aunts and cousins all met up because there is something for every age group, some would go to the game arcade, others would go bowling and the food court meant we didn’t fight about where to eat. PERFECT.

After Aidan was born it became one of our favourite family hang outs, with family friendly festivals, concerts and a son who loves the game arcade it has been pretty convenient.

This weekend was different though, this weekend Rob and I ditched the “family friendly, tiny ice-cream stained hands tugging at my dress” side of the boardwalk and properly ADULTED.

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