After we left David & Katy's on Sunday July 12th, we headed to "The Forest". Brosnan Forest is a property owned by Norfolk Southern. It has cabins, fishing, skeet shooting, hunting, golf, a pool, etc...an outdoors man's dream! Anthony used to come here as a child when his dad worked for Norfolk Southern but hasn't been back in over 20 years. It brought back fond memories for him to be able to bring his boys here to play! We were invited here by my sister Grace and her husband's side of the family. Mr. Mullen works for NS and was able to rent the lodge for the week. It was 12 bedroom, each with their own bathroom, a kitchen, beautiful living room, game room, fire pit, porches with rocking chairs galore...who could say NO to that??? :) It was such a wonderful time!
Brosnan Forest - Dorchester, SC
Is this lodge GEORGEOUS or WHAT!!!
the place was absolutely beautiful and SO spacious!
I took bike rides with Addison each night. Jackson hasn't mastered a two wheeler yet so he decided he wanted Daddy to take him for a ride! I bet that was TOUGH! he's a big guy! :)
my sweet angel!
Baylee and Jackson
look at that face! she's a sweetie!
two of my handsome men!
here's my other handsome guy!
Jackson, Harrison, & Austin
Harrison's first fish of the week! First time he threw out his line, he caught one! He was hooked after that! :)
Uncle Tom & Harrison
he was SO happy! so proud of my boy! :)
showing the rest of the kids!
Mr. Mullen cleaned it and cut it up, along with a catfish they had caught. Mrs. Mullen cooked it up and it was surprisingly yummy!
Addison started feeling a little under the weather while we were there. she was happy to take a nap in her Aunt Grace's arms! :)
Baylee and Jackson and I went on a little adventure one afternoon while the babies were taking naps. We drove all over in the golf cart and took pictures. They were SO cute! Talking about their "adbenture"! :)
i could just eat him up! i love this little man!
an afternoon fishing
Jackson & Mrs. Mullen
the last day we were there, Austin, Tom, & Harrison left at 6am and tried another Lake. they hit the jackpot! the brought home 10 but threw about 10 back they said. Harrison caught the largest catfish! looks like i may have a little fisherman on my hands! :) doesn't Austin look SO HANDSOME!!! i can't believe how big my nephew is getting!
the tired fisherman!
so excited to share in the excitment of the big catch with his big brother!
Stephanie, Tom's sister, fixed a delicious breakfast many of the days we were there! that night we headed to Charleston for a little sightseeing and a yummy dinner before i headed back with the kids! WOW!!! what a wonderful time we had. i know we won't forget it! :)