August 20, 2014

The Memories Will Last Forever

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Can you believe it is almost the end of August? In exactly 2 weeks the tourists will have gone home and kids will be back in school. My life at work will go back to business as usual. The weather hasn't been the best here in southern Ontario, but you don't need good weather to make good memories -  Two trips to the mountains (Alaska and British Columbia), a 1st anniversary, a canoe-camping trip, an [almost] move to Nottingham, England, a retirement and plenty of family time. While I'm sad to see it come to an end, this summer has been a memorable one. 

"The tan will fade, but the memories will last forever."

Here are some of my favourite summer 2014 memories, in photos...

Camping in Algonquin Provincial Park
Homer harbour, Alaska
Midnight sun setting over Kachamak Bay, Alaska
Rescued wolf pup at the Alaska Zoo
1st anniversary trip to Seattle
Family time in the mountain of British Columbia

What are your favourite memories from summer 2014?

What is The So-Called Homemaker about?
The So-Called Homemaker is a blog about life at home and beyond!  While I may be a stay-at-home-mom, I’m also a licensed realtor, and have plenty of interests besides!  My blog is everything from parenting tips to recipes, book reviews to random facts!  Stop by and say hi!

What is your favourite summer 2014 memory?
My favorite memory from this summer is the time we spent at Six Flags with our memberships there.  It was wonderful to see my daughter come out of her shell and really have a great time.  Plus, I love Monster Mansion!

Where to find Christine:
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ap loves design is a lifestyle blog. I share the things I enjoy, food, and art. I live in an awesome neighborhood with my love and our dog Layla. Would love for you to follow along.

What is your favourite summer 2014 memory?
This summer we took a family vacay to the Outer Banks. To not have to worry about work, schedules, etc. was a wonderful thing :) We woke up when we wanted, ate when we wanted, and laid on the beach non stop. And to do this with the ones you love is pretty amazing.

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  1. I was just thinking about how fast Summer has gone by! I do not want to say good bye yet but I am looking forward to Fall weather and a change in my wardrobe lol your pictures look amazing and it looks you have had a great Summer!!! My favorite Summer memory so far would probably be the big pool bashes we have had at my Aunt and Uncles on Memorial Day and 4th of July weekends and here soon Labor Day!! The whole family getting together for a cookout and swimming (75+ people!) it doesn't get much better!

  2. These are truly beautiful photos! I will always remember this as the summer I started my blog, and still managed to get in some relaxation time in the process ;)


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