On Wednesday, Mom and I flew into Long Beach Airport. We sat next to this lady with a chihauhau on her lap and the dog didn't even bark once. We ate lunch at El Torito in Long Beach. We stayed at the Best Western Palm Garden Inn in Westminster. We went over to Ryan and Sara's house. We got to meet my niece, Neve for the first time. She is 5 weeks old. We ate dinner at Roman Cucina. Neve let Mom hold her for about 3 hours, while she slept. We had the worst time trying to get back to the hotel, with freeway closures. We went to the grocery store before getting back to hotel at 1 am.
We brought Neve a stuffed white rabbit, toys, and clothes for Easter. I got her a white onesie with a coral skirt and a grey jacket. Mom got her a white, blue, and green dress, with blue jeans and some toys.
On Thursday,We went to Bella Terra. We got some clothes from Kohl's and some books from Barnes and Noble. We went to 5 Points Plaza. We went into Old Navy, Charming Charlie and Trader Joe's. We ate lunch at Panera Bread. We went to Ryan and Sara's house and ate dinner at Sancho's Tacos in Huntington.
On Friday, they had Keith's funeral. Since Mom and I were out of town, Dad had to go and offer our condolences. Mom and I went to Grower's Direct to get some fruit and veggies. We went to Downtown Disney, ate lunch at the Rainforest cafe, and walked around the Disneyland Hotel courtyard. We got some peanut butter fudge from Marcelline's bakery and some beignets from the Jazz Kitchen Express.
Mom and I went to Dollar Tree to get some Balloons. We all wrote messages on the them and let them float away on Sunset Beach for Uncle Keith.
On Saturday, I finished reading the book, Starters by Lissa Price. We went to Target and got a book for Neve and some dvds for Ryan and Sara. We ate lunch at the Crab Cooker. We went to the Carter's store at Bella Terra and Mom bought some clothes and shoes for Neve. We went to Rita's Italian ice and I got some cherry ice with orange cream custard.
We got a pizza at Sunset Pizza and Pasta and we watched the movie, Willow with Ryan and Sara.
On Sunday. Mom and I walked down Main street at Seal Beach and walked on the pier. We went to the shops at Rossmoor and ate lunch at Panera Bread. We could see a Carnival ship docked in Long Beach and sail away to Catalina from Ryan and Sara's house. Sara made us a wonderful dinner and cookies for dessert. We watched the movie, The Addams Family.
On Monday, We checked out of our hotel and went to Walmart. We went to the Lakewood mall before heading to the airport. We ate lunch at the Long Beach Burger Bar at the airport. Dad picked us up from the airport and we went to El Matador for dinner.