Thursday, June 21, 2018

Hello Summer

In my mind, summer begins on Memorial Day weekend (the last weekend in May) and goes through Labor Day (the first weekend in September), although we often have summertime temperatures earlier and later than these dates here in Texas. 

However, as today marks the official first day of summer, I thought it'd be the perfect time to share some FUN activities I have planned for the next few months!

I've printed photos, gathered memorabilia, and purchased some papers and embellishments so I can scrap the stories and memories from our Europe trip last fall.

Photo Scavenger Hunt
I'm planning to join in with the 2018 Seasonal Photo Scavenger Hunt hosted by Mary-Lou at Patio Postcards. In fact, I captured a photo for (#7) An Unexpected Reflection as Robbie and I were walking at a local park earlier this month. We noticed a ramp that led under the street to another (much shadier) trail, and as we were coming out on the other side, we caught our reflection in the corner mirror!

We're busy finalizing plans for a two-week trip to Alaska! We sent off for a vacation planner, checked some books out from the library, and are breaking in our new hiking books.

After the past couple of months "off," I'll also be back here on the blog sharing scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, crafty projects, Bible journaling pages, book reviews, travel photos, everyday adventures, and other FUN bits & pieces of our wonderful life. 

What do you have planned now that summer has officially arrived?


  1. I love your 'unexpected reflection'. I haven't found anything for that one yet.

  2. That is a perfect unexpected reflection. Oh a trip to Alaska sounds wonderful.

  3. Planning a big trip is always so much fun. I know you'll enjoy Alaska. We had a wonderful experience there, but it sounds like your adventure will be different as we never really needed hiking boots.

  4. Your Alaska trip sounds fabulous! When are you going? And so glad to see you back to blogging. I haven't done a good job of keeping up, but love it when I finally get a chance to check in on everyone!

  5. That's a clever spot for an unexpected reflection!
    And Alaska, how marvellous! Have you read The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah? If not, you should, as it's superb!


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