Just A Day At The Beach

A day at the beach is good for the soul.

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So is bacon. Bacon is also good for the soul.P1080501

Saturday morning, beginning our first full day at the cabin, we had a giant spread of breakfast foods – my favorite!

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Bacon, potatoes, toast, eggs, zuke bread, fruit. Head spinning yet!? Plus coffee + OJ.P1080502

After breakfast we packed our bags and headed to the beach.

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And wow, we lucked out! North Higgins Lake State Park was beautiful. Nice long, wide, clean sandy beach, crystal clear water, lots of shade, ample picnic tables, and grills.

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Tom having the time of his life, indulging his inner child. I built and decorated the sand castle, while he dug the moat.

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My mom, clearly having the time of her life.P1080510

Daisy having the time of her life!P1080513

Judgmental sea gull:

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We lucked out on the weather too! Sunny and warm, but not insanely hot like last week. I wore my SPF 50, for sure!P1080521P1080523

As if I hadn’t already eaten enough for the day, we had a small lunch of grilled brats, from Falmouth. You know my favorite brats are the hot and spicy ones, so it should be no surprise that I went for the jalapeño brats! These definitely rival Biercamp’s brats. Plus I had about six more handfuls of chippies.

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It was so nice to laze around for several hours.P1080526P1080528

On the way back to the cabin, we drove by the cottage my mom grew up visiting every summer as a kid, which was formerly owned by the family. Neat, huh?

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4 thoughts on “Just A Day At The Beach

  1. WOW WOW My favorite place on earth!! Higgins 6th most beautiful lake on earth. Your mom, and I had wonderful times at the beach, We loved to look for parties at the park! I loved to swim all day long and water ski!!
    Love Aunt Anne

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  3. Higgins makes me weepy. Good weepy. A critter is eating my tomatoes! Grabs one off the vine, takes a bite, tosses it. I’ve even built a fence out of chicken wire to keep it out. Gettin’ in somewhere. I’m just incensed! NOTHING better than a BLT…must be slathered with Hellman’s Real Mayonnaise. Your plants are yielding a bounty! Good for you.

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