Family is more important to us than anything and we had three children, Shawn, Nathan and Natalie. I was fortunate enough to be a "stay at home" Mom when the kids were growing up. When school would be out and they would come running through the door the first thing out of their mouth was, "Mom where are you?", knowing full well I was in the kitchen cooking dinner. My kids always loved to eat, and their favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. When they were grown, they asked me to make a cookbook for them with all the recipes they had as children growing up, so I did. All of them are great cooks, so I know they won't starve in the future.
There is a very special person that came into our lives when we were at the campground. Her name is Doreen (the kids called her Sugarplum) and she was like a second mom in our family. She helped me immensely, not only with the kids, but with many other jobs whether it was the restaurant, boat rental, store or mowing grass. I could not have made it without her.
I love it when the kids and grand kids come over on the weekend for a family dinner and then we play a friendly game of Aggravation, Yahtzee, Sequence or Dominoes. (Did I mention we all have CCD?) We are quite the competitive family. Everyone helps in the business in one way or another and we all take pride in what we are building. Enjoy the pictures of the family below of our kids, their kids, and their kids.