Friday, November 21, 2014

Rewind: Summer Fun

My last blog post was way back in the summer. Life has kept moving and my blog has sat here silent. When I first started my blog, I wanted it to be a place where I could share about my daily life-family happenings, recipes, sewing, fun places I visited. I still hope to do that because if nothing else, I want this blog to document our life. So, if you don't mind, I'm going to do some "later posts" to recap our life over last few months.

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Our summer started with our vacation to South Dakota, but we had plenty of fun throughout the summer. Since John is home during the summer, it means we have lots of family time and the freedom to go places and do things. We spend our summers coming and going.

At least once a week, we head to the beach by John's parents' house. It is a private beach and we usually have it to ourselves. The kids are free to play in the water, sand, and go fishing.




 
Summer wouldn't be summer without some hiking and camping. We camped at Lake Le-Aqua-Na for the first time. It was a nice, peaceful campsite with shorter hiking trails-perfect for our little hikers.
 


 
We made a few trips to our friends' lake house in Lake Carroll. It is a wonderful retreat and the kids love it there. It's a mix of boating and country fun.
 
 
 

 
 
And if we didn't have enough fun with the Kennemers in Lake Carroll, we continued our fun with miniature golfing.
 


 
 
And of course...popsicles!