Fathers Day Weekend with the In-laws!!

Hey everyone!! I know it has been awhile since I’ve posted! (I really need to get better at it) Mr.Boo, Paisley and I spent a great weekend up in Troutdale Oregon with my in-laws (or soon to be… we are almost married and its easier). Unfortunately  we have been dealing with a blown transmission on Betty White… (She’s my beautiful F-350 6.0 lifted Turbo diesel) so it was also a trip to pick up a 2nd vehicle so I have one to drive to work!! We got to spend Fathers day with such an incredible family and spread love in everyones hearts!!  We started at the in-laws and had a bit of fun with some beer pong, bbq, bonfire and friends!!

_DSC0224 copyHere is grandpa and Miss. Paisley Pie Merrill. She is growing everyday and I can’t be more grateful for her! Paisley can be a shit-head everyonce and awhile but what puppy/toddler isn’t? Mr. Boo says she’s in her terrible twos…I laugh. _DSC0231 copy My maid of honor, best friend and sister Oregon! We had our year of falling out but it only brought us closer than ever!! We are apparently great beer pong partners… not. This was match 2 for me the first one for her, we lost to the in-laws. We had a lot of fun trying to win though… _DSC0257 copy_DSC0239

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As you can probably tell the one person not in the photos is Mr. Boo… when he gets the camera his Professional photographer skills start to show, here are a few masterpieces from the night.

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Since this was Mr. Boo’s first fathers day with Paisley and my father in-law loves the outdoors just as much as his son, we all decided to go to the lake. We were able to do so many different activities from kayaking, fishing, swimming and sunbathing. It was a great weekend to get the family together for some light hearted fun!

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This is my lovely “Soon to Be” Mother in-law(pictured above)!_DSC0328 copyThis is the wonderful Grandma Carole. She is such a positive spirit it can make anyone happier!!

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This handsome man, Mr. Boo Merrill caught the first fish of the day!!

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_DSC0325 copy Grandma Carole caught the 2nd fish of the day on their little fishing boat, followed by My mother in-law on shore!!

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My handsome man and I. I am super bummed about whatever was on the lens… it was probably a puppy slobber smear… I wish I caught it sooner sorry! _DSC0316 sizedMiss. Paisley Pie had a rough start to the trip at the lake, but she soon relaxed and gave herself a time out! We had to keep her leashed to the pickup bed only to keep her in sight! Yes she did have enough movement, she did have her food and water, and no she wasn’t stuck in one spot.

All in all we all had a great weekend! Fish were caught, kayaks were used and the fishing boat made its maiden voyage! There was great food and spectacular company! To all you fathers out there, you are appreciated every day even if your family doesn’t show it. I hope you all had a wonderful Fathers Day like I did!