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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Getting back to Normal....after vacation and company

Good morning everyone!

It's been 18
 days since I posted....have you missed me at all?  

Our vacation to the Outer Banks of North Carolina was simply perfect!  The weather was hot, there was a nice breeze off the ocean, and we only had rain one afternoon...we were blessed with fun, laughter, and made many memories on our trip.  We played in the surf, fished off the nearby pier, enjoyed Summer Beer on the deck (recipe to follow later this week), went crabbing a few times, saw some local sights and took the ferry to Ocracoke Island for more sight seeing.  We HATED to leave our little paradise.

We stopped to tour Antietam Battlefield on the way home, but have vowed to return to the area to explore the town, sights and antique shops too...there simply wasn't enough time to do everything.

I'm sharing just some of the pics I took of our vacation....Enjoy!

OBX

Upper deck on our beach house rental




Scott, Steph & baby Allie walking along the beach

Nephew Jake, enjoying the surf


Mr. Whimzie


Traveling around the OBX


Niece Serena with her big blue crab - we didn't catch any more big ones, so this guy was returned to the sound.

Campfire on the beach

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The Mister, Jake and Scott at the top of the lighthouse.

Wetlands


Antietam Battlefield










Blue Ridge Mts on the way home.
Time to get busy on orders now.  I'll be back soon with a NEW Pin Keep Swap, recipes and new creations.

8 comments:

  1. Looks like you had an amazing time!! Brought back memories of our family vacations to the shore in Ocean City and Chincoteaque Island! I probably spelled that wrong!! Could almost smell the salt air and taste the crabs and corn!
    Enjoy your week!
    Warm Hugs~
    Julie

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  2. Oh it looks like you had a just wonderful trip. Warm Blessings! Amy

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  3. Love the pictures, thank you for sharing. Prudence will be disappointed that she missed reading about your vacation, but she is having a fantastic time at Camp Good Bear with her friends. I know she sends her love.

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  4. Hi Wendy, what a wonderful vacation!!! Looks like so much fun, looking at the pictures made me feel like I was there, so relaxing. Yes, I did miss you. Have a wonderful rest of the summer. Hugs, Lecia

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  5. My, you had a lovely time.. Love the surf.. Always my favorite.. Your pictures are wonderful.. xo

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  6. Lovely pictures Wendy, looks like you had a wonderful time! Welcome back and yes, we did miss you! Deb

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  7. Loved your pictures!! Welcome home :)
    Kim

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  8. I love Ocracoke Island and the ferry rude there. Thanks for bringing back all the memories.

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