Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Waiting for the Ice Cream Truck

While we were on vacation in Topsail Island, the ice cream truck came by our little townhouse everyday around 5:00.  As you might imagine, the ice cream truck doesn't drive by our log home.

So the boys begged to get to buy something from the ice cream truck.  They waited and waited on the designated day.

Finally!  There were so many choices.  It was tough to pick out just the right ice cream. 



Readers, do you have an ice cream truck that goes by where you live?  Which ice cream is your favorite?

24 comments:

Jacquelineand.... said...

We do have an ice cream truck that goes by in summer; I love watching the kidlings get so excited when they see it!

Sidenote: In Scotland they're called 'Tally Vans'.

Out on the prairie said...

my freezer is always full of novelties. That bell would make our heart rates soar as kids. They had a 3 wheel bike that went through.

Lin said...

Oh yes! There is no joy than being allowed to get an ice cream from the ice cream truck. We used to have two--Good Humor and the "other guy" (who didn't have the creamy deliciousness that the Good Humor guy had, but he was cheaper).

We still have an ice cream guy and he comes around every day. I wonder how much business they get these days? Are kids even home at 5:00???

I think your guys got all of my favorites!

Linda E said...

Believe it or not, we do have a truck that comes by in the summer. It has been a long time, however, since I have bought anything. Your boys got some interesting looking cool treats tho! Have a nice day and hope it is cooler where you are, than here! lol

Sandra Morris said...

I remember the excitement over the ice cream truck when we lived in town :)

Harry Flashman said...

No. No ice cream truck. Or any other kind of truck, except the propane truck and that's a major logistical evolution. I bet those kids remember the beach trip their whole lives.

Crystal Collier said...

We had one that came around our old neighborhood, but we're in a new development, so no one has a route here. (Plus there are a # of gated communities, so it's probably not as profitable for trucks...) The boys are glowing. Way to be a good mommy.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I haven't noticed one in our neighborhood but they did come by regularly at our last house. I do love a drumstick!

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

How cool! I would be right up there with the boys, buying ice cream. :-) There's an ice cream truck that drives around here, but it's a pretty beat-up looking vehicle and sounds strange. I don't think I'd let my kids buy anything from it.

Sally said...

Yes, we do. And it plays the creepiest music EVER! :)

The boys look so cute, but I'd be with Pierce on his choice!

xoxo

Endah Murniyati said...

Such a lovely moment. I love ice cream, but I often get problem with my sensitive teeth. Here, we can find ice cream motor cycle or ice cream bicycle.

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

That ice cream truck can sure make the kids happy!!

TexWisGirl said...

have never bought ice cream off a truck. :(

Chatty Crone said...

Oh my gosh they sure did have a lot of choices and you had to buy three and they are expensive! I know because we do have one here! lol

Small Kucing said...

I used to wait for ice cream truck to come by too when i was small. :)

Michael Manning said...

Haha! I love their facial expressions, Lisa and good choices too! Yes, we had a Mister Softee truck that ambled down the street at dusk during summer vacations (smart marketing). I enjoyed Vanilla, but like the boys, I too was intrigued by the colorful examples that came to represent an avalanche of choices. Good job by the boys! :)

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Adorable photos!! Their smiles are pricesless!
We do not have an ice cream truck,,, we live to far out in the country.
love
tweedles

Monkeywrangler said...

Yeah there's a noisy creepy overpriced ice cream truck that makes the rounds about twice a day thru our subdivision. I get so sick of that annoying jimgle it plays...For what they charge for one BombPop, I could walk across the street to the Krogers store and buy a whole box of them!

Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam, and Dylan Too! said...

I love this! Kids get so excited about the little things!

"...E...", from VA, Beth said...

i think those ice cream cones are larger than you boys. wow wee, i can not imagine. very filling i bet. i've never gotten ice cream from a truck before, only heard the tails about them. very fun!! ( :

Linda said...

We don't have one here but I sure remember the Good Humor Truck from my childhood! I even like the ozone smell.

Terra Heck said...

We have an ice cream truck that comes around a couple times a week during the summer. My kids are teens and they still wait around for it!
Looks like your kids got some yummy treats.

CatTales said...

These are such cute pictures, Lisa. Nothing better than a cool treat on a summer afternoon! We live in the middle of nowhere now, but at our last home it was great fun to hear the ice cream truck coming down the street and watching the kids make their choices. My husband said when he was a kid he loved Blue Sky popsicle!

Beth P said...

Alas, living in the woods one does not see ice cream trucks but your photos certainly took me down memory lane and my experiences of waiting ever so impatiently for the icecream truck to show up! LOL!

Hugs,
Beth P