Photo Story Friday-Flying Kites

Hosted by Cecily and MamaGeek

My family built a few memories this past weekend with the help of a Dollar Store Kite and the breeze. Now that’s inexpensive entertainment!

Happy Halloween!

About Angie

Angie is a CRAFT dabbling, recipe making, WORD loving, sunshine hording, book DEVOURING, Mama to a lot! She's kind of in love with Instagram right now, so if you want her attention, go find here there. {smiling}


  1. We got one of those cheapie kites too and Graham LOVED it!!

    Beautiful pics.

    Cute Hubby.

    Happy Halloween!

  2. Lucky (Napoleon Dynamite voice)
    Hope you are adjusting well and loving it there.
    Happy Halloween!!

  3. les_mason_curt says

    So jealous of you! It is so wonderful that you are so close to the beach! Your pictures are just fabulous, you put so much thought into them!

    Happy PSF Halloween to you Angie!

  4. I ADORE kites! Looks like a great day 🙂

    Happy Halloween!

  5. Killlashandra says

    Kite flying is so much fun. I remember visiting kite hill in Seattle one time and although I didn’t fly a kite it was fun just to sit and watch everyone else fly kites. I’m so glad the dollar store provided a great day. Wonderful pictures. 🙂

  6. Hot Tub Lizzy says

    Those are WONDERFUL pics!!!!! WOW!!! It looks like you had a wonderful time.

  7. Mrs de Miranda says

    How fun!! Truthfully the inexpensive ones always seem to be the most fun and memorable!!:)

  8. I love flying kites at the beach, that is the BEST place to fly kites. Great pictures!

  9. Lori of I'm no super Mom says

    Looks like a BLAST!!

  10. Cheffie-Mom says

    Happy Halloween! I LOVE your beach pictures. What a wonderful weekend. Thank you so much for sharing.

  11. Eudea-Mamia says

    So wonderful.

    And way to be fiscally responsible.

    Happy Halloween yourself!


  12. Live.Love.Eat says

    Beautiful….days like this are just perfectly simple and simply perfect!

    Happy Halloween!!!!

  13. My dollar store kites never fly that well…if at all!
    Beautiful pictures!
    Happy Halloween!

  14. Great pictures… that last picture (i’m assuming is at sunset..?) is pure beauty!! Glad you made some nice memories on the beaches of CA…

    Happy Halloween!!

  15. Gotta love the cheap entertainment.
    Man I miss the beach!
    Thanks for rubbing it in.

  16. Oh, I love kites! These are great pics! Am sooo jealous! Great pic of the sun too!

  17. Casey's trio says

    I love how you are soaking up all the CA fun! We have rain here today…boo. Can’t wait to see what your circus dresses up as for Halloween

  18. You are so lucky to live in a warm state. It is 59 and sunny here and we are ecstatic! But shorts the weekend before Halloween….get out of here.

    Have a great Halloween.

  19. Wow, the pictures are so beautiful! It’s actually a very nice Halloween day here….maybe not for shorts though 🙂 Fun times..glad you are all enjoying the sunshine!

  20. One year Jon and I got fancy and sprung for an expensive kite from a specialty store. It was beautiful…and it didn’t fly for crap.

    The Spongebob dollar store kite that we got a few frusterating trips to The Kite Park (that’s really what it was called–HUGE space just for kite flying)however was a HUGE success. Go figure.

    FABULOUS pics, as always Angie!!

  21. Looks like everyone is blissfully happy at the beach. Gorgeous photos and sweet, sweet memories!

  22. Munchkins and Music says

    Is is really that nice outside on October 31? Awww man, I need a vacation there!!

  23. I love flying kites at the beach. It’s so effortless.

  24. We never have good kite flying weather in Colorado or maybe it’s just me and I have no luck with the kites!

  25. cool photos.

  26. Tiaras & Tantrums says

    happy halloween – wonder what it is like to trick or treat in shorts???

  27. Oh man – I love it! So jealous of the beach. Brian has always wanted to live in California. I like to visit and he’s always telling me about jobs available to him there. Ha! Ha! Everytime he says that I say “great, just let yor mother know.” And the conversation stops there. Ha! Ha! It looks like ya’ll are having a blast though and that is what it is all about. Happy Halloween!

  28. You are bad, bad, bad posting all these pictures of the beach and sunshine and warmness!

  29. BEAUTIFUL photos Angie!! I love the vertical one with all three of them and blue sky. Perfect!

  30. Looks like fun! Oh man you keep making me miss the beach and California weather. I am glad to see you are enjoying it!

  31. Jenni Jiggety says

    Beautiful pictures! I have never tried a kite with my boys…I think I should!

  32. how awesome. looks like you are settling into your new home quite nicely!

  33. Mama's Losin' It says

    I can’t believe that’s your “October”…wtf.

  34. I would love to go kite flying but for some reason I have the sneaking suspicion that it would get stuck in a tree 🙂

  35. Good N Crazy says

    Oh sure. MORE beach scenes. Very funny. We had such a terrific week, 70s!?? but today. ON halloween? cold. With promise of rain? It NEVER rains here, but on Halloween? Trying to be happy it isn’t SNOW!

  36. Jyl @ MommyGossip says

    You are sooooo loving Cali, aren’t ya?

    I am loving your beach pics and at the same time, happy the weather is warm here for Halloween this year :). Ya never know with Utah. And, being from Arizona, it is one thing I have not gotten used to.

    Enjoy the season there!

    Happy Halloween!

  37. Naturally Caffeinated Family says

    Oh that is sooo fun! What a great idea! I bet everyone had such a great time! We can’t wait to visit CA!

  38. Beautiful pics! We love to fly kites!

  39. I am Arizona; a person, not a place. says

    Are you trying to make me jealous!!??? Cuz its working!! Looks like an awesome time!

  40. Fantastic pictures. The cheap stuff often works as well as the designer stuff.

  41. now that is the most unique Halloween celebration ever. Great pictures.

  42. Honey Mommy says

    How fun!

    Since it is raining here, there probably won’t be any kite flying today!

    Happy Halloween!

  43. Your photos are awesome. Looks like a wonderful day.

  44. I love those pictures. Beach pictures are my ABSOLUTE favorite.

  45. Are You Serious! says

    ♥ Great pictures! I love sunsets…

  46. Great pics. Looks like you all had fun.

  47. What beautiful photos of a precious family time. Looks like great weather at the beach. 🙂

  48. Okay, now you are just rubbing it in, lol. We are freezing here.

  49. What a good idea – we’ve got a couple of kites we’ve never even taken out of the package.

  50. Kelli @ Gohn Crazy says

    Beautiful pictures, especially the last one. Looks like it was a very nice day.

  51. sassy stephanie says

    Beautiful pics.

  52. Hannah Noel says

    What great photos… I looovvvee flying kites =)

  53. Love all of these pictures! Looks like great family time:)

  54. How wonderful! You’re making me miss my island!

    Such sweet, sweet pictures! These are the kinds of experiences that seem so simple, but my kids talk about over and over. What a beautiful day for your family!

  55. Wow……more great beach pictures! I think you are going to make all the it’s already snowing her people jealous. 🙂

  56. Stu Pidasso says

    57 comments!! I love the kite flying!! The best things in life are free. GB!!

  57. I want to live in California. Also, love the Halloween pictures. I would post some for the girls to see, but I am just borrowing this computer. As soon as I can, I will. Miss you like Chocolate.

  58. There’s nothing better than laughing children, the beach, a little breeze to get that kite flying and it barely costing a thing.

  59. I have been begging dh to do just this. I think the girls would love it. We might have to put some rocks in their socks to ensure they don’t fly away but still fun for all 🙂

    Those are some great pictures you got.

  60. Mark and Kiss says

    I love these pictures!!! What a great time to just hang out as a family on the beach….so happy for you!

  61. That looks like so much fun! Oh how I love the beach. Are your kids just loving it there?

  62. Carrie and Troy Keiser says

    These beach shots are beautiful!
    Yay for the kite and the beach to make some sweet memories!

  63. Oh really?! Flying kites on the beach overlooking the OCEAN?! i’d take that family memory. 🙂

  64. Gunnisac Sandersons says

    Just rub it in!!!! Man, I wish I lived there!