Monday, August 11, 2014

I’m back!

Whoa, dudes.  I didn’t mean to be gone that long!  I swear!

Last Tuesday, I begrudgingly returned to work from vacation.  It was hard.  I had a phenomenal week off, and I didn’t want it to end.  All week long, I kept reminding myself that I’m damned lucky to work somewhere that I love for people that are good friends, because otherwise, I think I would’ve cried.

So, I spent much of the week playing catch-up, and trying not to look at my pictures from what I consider our “little piece of heaven” – because when I looked at them, I just longed to be back there again.  It was too hard… too painful.

See what I mean…?


Caden & Danica getting re-acquainted with the beach on Day 1



Lovin’ the beach!


The first fish


Danica was unhappy with the pictures I got of her from last year at the camp – I told her it wasn’t my fault since she was always turning her head and refusing to smile.  Needless to say, she was much more compliant when it came to posing this year! ;)



The 1st one to swim out to the floating raft (after Mom challenged Kara and I to see who could do it first.  I rarely back down from a challenge!)


One of my favourite camp treats…corn on the cob! yum!!



Kara in the kayak – one of my favourite activities at the camp



Little beach babe!




Aunt Marion, Mom & Kara


We had a photo shoot one night on the end of the dock.  I got about 30 pictures of my mom, sister, and I – and Kara hated all of the ones that I liked, and forbid me for posting them.  So for that, she gets the goofiest one of all!



Nothing like a sunset at the camp…



My nephew the walrus



I don’t ever want to leave this place…

It was the perfect week. 

I swear, if I could take my own bed with me, and find another room for my snoring mother to sleep in, I’d stay there forever.

So, last week kind of sucked, but this past weekend was a wonderful one and made up for the crazy-busy-stressful 4-day week that I was more than happy to see the end of.  The weekend made up for it, full of fabulous times with family and friends – and now I’m looking forward to settling back into a routine again.

Hopefully the blog neglect is over for a while! ;)


VandyJ said...

What an awesome place for a vacation. Nothing beats a beach retreat.

ShannonJMc27 said...

Looks like everyone had fun :) I wish we had a cottage...or someone in the family had one! I would love to be gone to a cottage for a week or 2

Anonymous said...

Looks like a great vacation! It's kind of nice to leave blogging obligations for a little while, right? :)

Nancy said...

Looks like a terrific family time for you all.

Nicole said...

Your mom snores too? I feel your pain. Looks like a great place! And I love your swimsuit! I want one just like it :)

Stacie said...

That sunset pic is awesome! And look at you rocking that swimsuit!

Mrs. Match said...

What great pictures! It looks like you had a wonderful time!