Family Vacation Recap

Hey All!!

I hope everyone’s having a great week so far! I am excited to share some photos from my beach trip with my fam.

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My mom rented a beach house almost every year when we were kids in Old Orchard Beach. With getting older and busy, these family vacations kind of took a back seat. I was so happy when we decided to being back our week visiting Old Orchard Beach, ME. I was even more excited to be able to teach my nephews, my favorite beach past times: boogie boarding & running around in the water around sunset. Hopefully we can keep this little family vacation tradition going! 🙂

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First night there, we took the short drive to South Portland to visit the Saltwater Grille (check it out here). The sunset views over Portland were beautiful and the rosé & salad were both very tasty.

Being away for the week and not having to worry about traffic and making time to workout or cook or clean after a work day made it very easy to keep a positive mindset and provided lots of time to learn. I would walk or run every morning (even spotting a sweet little fox one morning) and then having coffee and reading.

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The rest of the time was spent in the water or enjoying the pink haze above the ocean in the early evening. I couldn’t have asked for a more peaceful, fun time with the fam. The amount of happy on my nephews’ faces the week melted my heart.

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Gavin perfected his surfer look, while I perfected the art of beach bumming.

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