Summer Lovin’

by Sarah on August 26, 2014

Wow this summer flew by! Is Labor Day really next weekend?!?!?! By popular demand (i.e. my mom), I am making it a goal this fall to drop in weekly and chat with you all. I am going to be super lame and throw in a few summer recaps… don’t judge. Then we will be back to our eeerrrr… new programming? Details, details.

To start let’s talk about the family and what we did this summer. Since we went crazy in 2014 and went on two international trips, we stayed close to home this summer enjoying the outdoors.

In June, the family went to the Newseum for my Dad’s Birthday/Father’s Day. Followed by meeting my brother’s kittens (so cute) and dinner on H Street.

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I currently work a four day work week, which gives me the freedom to travel, recover from the work week, clean, run errands or you know paint my toenails on the porch in the middle of the afternoon with my favorite beer. It’s all about relaxation people!

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In the summer months, we try really hard to get outdoors and use our camping equipment. One weekend we ended up in Western Maryland for Jay to compete in a triathlon. While we were there we also went camping.

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We also managed to work in a little beach time with my parents at good ole’ OCMD.

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We continued our date nights with a little bit of golf…

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And lots of kayaking!

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Occasionally, we invited another couple to join us which resulted in either game nights at home or bowling. Ok let’s be real, there was a lot of bowling this summer. (The fall bowling Groupon is out!! I may have bought another five.)

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We also didn’t lack in the puppy-snuggle department.

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Especially when we had visitors.

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And we rounded out our summer by stocking up for fall. If you love the outdoors, I highly recommend REI garage sales. We may have gone overboard and picked up seven pairs of shoes…

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And I swear they are all necessary!

What all did you do this summer?

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