This is my favorite photo. Holly Homer and her boys on a sailboatIt is my boys and me on a sailboat in St. Thomas 4 years ago.   We went on vacation with my in-laws in celebration of their 50th Wedding Anniversary. It was a wonderful week of family covered in water and sand. family on the beach in St. ThomasWhen we returned, I made a Shutterfly photo book about the trip for both my in-laws and myself. It sits on an end table in my living room and the boys look through it at least once a week. All three on my boys. Oh ya, you might notice that someone is missing in the pictures above. Rhett(5). When we went on that trip years ago, Rhett was 7 months old. I didn’t think babies and beaches were a great mix, so he spent the week at my parents’ house…and that is a whole other Shutterfly book. Rhett has taken it personally over the years.   He studies the St. Thomas trip book on a regular basis.   He knows each picture by heart. Why didn’t I go to St. Thomas? I want to go to St. Thomas! When are you going to take me? Well, a few weeks ago he got his wish. His years of lobbying paid off and we returned to St. Thomas with the ENTIRE family. And we took another sail. sailing in St. ThomasAnd the boy who was missing from all the St. Thomas pictures played on the beach. boy plays on St. Thomas beach - Great Bay I ™d like to hear about your moment of joy! Share your story and upload a photo (optional), and in return Shutterfly will gift you $5 off your next photo book to commemorate life's joyous moments, and you”ll be entered for a chance to win a $200 Shutterfly Gift card. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Shutterfly. The opinions and text are all mine. Offer valid for $5 off one photo book order and valid for one-time redemption per member. Taxes, shipping and handling will apply. BlogFrog hosted gift card contest live from June 17th to July 14th. For $200 gift card, participants must have uploaded a photo to be eligible. A winner will be randomly chosen and announced on July 18th. All participants remain the copyright holder of their photos.

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