The Dog Days are Over & a $25 Target G.C. Giveaway

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The dog days of summer are officially over at my house.  Within less than a  24 hour time span the temperature dropped from a humid 85 degrees to a crisp 46 degrees.  Welcome to Minnesota!:) Luckily before the autumn weather was upon us we managed to enjoy a few more summer days.

Highlights of the season include running under the sprinkler, swimming lessons, nature camp, an epic ocean-bound family vacation, and of course enjoying a few sweet treats.  School has started and with it brings a multitude of responsibilities- homework, volunteer commitments, and a more intense work schedule.

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We have tried a multitude of Popsicles this summer.  My kids are big fans of the frozen yogurt variety- Swirlz.  But most frequently I purchased the traditional variety for the family.  Well, except my husband still depends a box of the Jolly Rancher kind for himself.

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After supper was consumed my little guys would ask for a treat…..aka a Popsicle.  It was such fun to see their eyes light up when they saw which flavor was under the wrapper.  Each of us has their preferred flavor.  Doesn’t everybody? Orange, cherry, grape, but my kid’s all time favorite was the mystery flavor.  They loved trying to guess flavor based solely on taste.

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What were the best memories of your summer?  Did you read any good books?  Did you play in sand and swim in the ocean?  Did you enjoy your dog days of summer?

Popsicle has kindly offered one lucky Mama Report reader a $25 Target gift card to celebrate the end of summer and beginning of a new school year.

And don’t forget to enter to win over at my friend Melanie’s blog 2 Boys + 1 Girl = One Crazy Mom! 

Please note this contest is available to U.S. residents only. The winner will be selected at random using Rafflecopter and contacted via email. The winner has 48 hours (2 days) to respond. If the winner’s email is incorrect or they do not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be selected. If a winner is selected, and their entries are found to be fraudulent, they are automatically removed from the list and another winner will be selected.The winner will be announced on this page.

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Comments

  1. Tracy Robertson says

    I worked a lot this summer, but my best memory is when I found a day here and there to swim in the pool!

  2. Going back home after 5 years to see my brother get married

  3. Wanda McHenry says

    Didn’t do much this summer, we had a lot of rain but we managed to get down to the beach for a nice ocean front dinner.

  4. our family, grandparents, BIL/SIL and niece all going to the theme park together to celebrate neices high school grad. Great, great weekend as a family!

  5. taking my kids fishing

  6. Going on a shopping trip to Ikea!

  7. I enjoyed taking my kids to the beach.

  8. Leah Shumack says

    We got to spend a lot of time at the playground and in the pool this summer!

  9. Grape is my favorite

  10. Summer is such a great time to relax and have a BBQ or picnic. That is my favorite thing about summer!

  11. my vacation with my family in Disney World

  12. Diane Sallans says

    the week I spent at the beach with family

  13. Heather Hayes Panjon says

    Great Memories This Summer Swimming In The Pool!

  14. shelly peterson says

    We had a lot of fun sepnding time at my friends pool. My best memeory was watching my grandson be born

  15. Starr Greenwell says

    spending time with friends at their beach house in the Outer Banks.

  16. Spending the day in Amish country with my family. Wonderful day.

  17. Mary Happymommy says

    Spending time at the beach was my best summer memory.

  18. My best memory is gardening this summer.

  19. My best summer memory was watching my daughter jump off the diving board into the deep end of the pool for the first time.

  20. Angela Kinder says

    My mother being released from the hospital is my best memory. I was so happy!

  21. my son’s birthday

  22. Margaret Smith says

    When my sons and I visited my Dad and we all went fishing. What a wonderful day with special memories.

  23. Michelle McCulloch says

    My best memory of the summer was of backyard bbqing.

  24. spending it outside

  25. Sheila Vives says

    Best Summer Memory, just all the beautiful summer days we have had this year

  26. Claudia Davis says

    Lobster rolls in Maine for my birthday

  27. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says

    My favorite memory was seeing Cinderella’s castle for the first time!

  28. Kerrie Mayans says

    Playing volleyball on the beach with my daughters was my best summer memory for this summer.

  29. Christy Anderson says

    Our vacation to Atlanta, GA was memorable.

  30. Going fishing with my kids

  31. Went camping with my family and friends.

  32. Family reunion was memorable!

  33. Family reunion here in Hawaii was memorable!

  34. susan smoaks says

    This past summer we had a great birthday party for my husband, it was a terrific night, great memories!

  35. I actually have a couple “best” memories. The first is my oldest son learing to ride a jet ski by himself and the second is my youngest going off a rope swing into the river for the first time.

  36. Adrienne Gordon says

    Swimming in our pool

  37. getting together with the family and going camping

  38. WE didn’t do much this summer almost rained the whole time,We did get a chance to swim in the family pool, and have BBQ

    Anna mosley

  39. Going to carnivals!

  40. My best memory is walking on the beach

  41. My best memory this summer was swimming.

  42. The grandchildren came and spent a month with us and we had so much fun.

  43. Going to Walt Disney World with my family

  44. going to the beach with my family

  45. My kids swimming in our pool

  46. Going camping with the family by the lake.

  47. My best memory of summer would be going on a road trip in Europe with my parents.

  48. My best memory was going camping with my family and friends

  49. I caught a fish at the lake 🙂

  50. My best summer memory is camping at the lake with my family – swimming, playing in the sand, sitting around the campfire, etc.

  51. Tina Bartunek says

    Fishing at the lake.

  52. BBQ get togethers with family and friends

  53. All of our adventures we went on like going to the beach, water parks, etc. Our son is 3 and it seems like he understands things more and is constantly amazed at everything new.

  54. swimming with my daughter

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  55. The best memory of my summer was taking my grandsons to Chattanooga and visiting a park in downtown and letting them ride their balance bikes. THey had a blast!

  56. Kim Henrichs says

    Going on vacation to Bali and meeting my dear friend.

  57. Megan Parsons says

    Watching my kids have fun swimming at the lake! It was a fun time!

  58. It was the family reunion and getting to see all my brothers and sisters again!

  59. Heather Freeman says

    Best memory of this summer would be spending time out on the patio playing cribbage.

  60. Christina Burrell says

    Playing outside with the children

  61. My daughter getting married in the front lawn

  62. Going to Alaska. Beautiful.

  63. Going to the mountains, staying in a log cabin and exploring the area.

  64. all the concerts I attended.

  65. all the concerts I attended.

  66. Family cookouts at my sons house – riding four wheelers – playing games – having fun

  67. Riding the golf cart around our farm land

  68. My best memory of this summer was enjoying BBQ with my immediate family – my Dad is a grill master.

  69. having picnics at the amusement park

  70. Spending time at the beach.

  71. Kimberly Bauer says

    Going to the Philadelphia Zoo with my kids!

  72. sandra davis says

    going to the pool with my boys

  73. Getting to go to the beach. It’s the first time that my girls have been and be able to remember it. It was so much fun watching them have a blast in the ocean. Thank you!

  74. My best memory is driving around and talking to my relatives.

  75. Moving into our new home is our best memory of the summer

  76. The fourth of July. Great BBQ with family.

  77. My favorite memory is a family reunion I attended in July.
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  78. janna johnson says

    dates with my new boo

  79. Spending time with my grand kids at the lake!

  80. Ashley Turicik says

    Our disney trip gave me some amazing memories this summer

  81. Eating outside and taking my dogs for walks.

  82. The best memory this past summer was going to seaside for my birthday with hubby and the kids we all had a great time!

  83. Our trip to MI was amazing

  84. Going to the beach in San Diego as a kid.

  85. My Mom’s smile

  86. Colleen Maurina says

    My best summer memories are the times spent at our lake cabin swimming and fishing.

  87. My best summer memory was playing at the beach with my boys.

  88. Jenny Stanek says

    Our family trip to Outer Banks

  89. Our family beach trip! Thanks for the chance to win!
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  90. going to the beach with my friends

  91. Rebecca Graham says

    It was our camping trips.

  92. Carrie Phelps says

    This past summer it was watching my grandchildren play tag while wearing a blow up costume. They would trip & fall all the way down the hill. We couldn’t stop laughing.

  93. I loved seeing my daughter enjoy Six Flags for the first time this summer. She loves roller coasters as much as we do!

  94. We had fun in our garden this year. We actually had neighbors, and people driving down the road, stop and talk to us about it.

  95. family time with our new baby

  96. my best summer memory is surprising my grandma on her birthday, thanks!

  97. going to the beach

  98. The best memory of this summer was getting married on the beach!

  99. Sacha Schroeder says

    Watching my kids swim and swimming with them. I love pool time!

  100. Darlene Ysaguirre says

    We had a great family day in Washington D.C Visited All the Museums and enjoyed the sights it was a great day.

  101. April Brenay says

    Family camp at long beach wa was a blast!

  102. We had a couple summer parties with family and friends. Great food, drinks and laughter.

  103. Watching my grandson play baseball.

  104. Our first family trip up north, to the lake

  105. Spending time with my granddaughter at the beach –

  106. teaching a child how to ride a bike

  107. My son and his family coming to visit

  108. Our vacation to the beach!

  109. Having my daughter come to visit.

  110. My daughters playing in the ocean in their regular clothes.

  111. A week at the beach!

  112. THe summer ending and fall beginning

  113. Barbara Montag says

    Family trip to Valley Fair in MN – thank you.

  114. I always loved summer vacations…5 kids in a mini van makes for great memories!

  115. Tara Liebing says

    My best memory was taking my son on vacation, we had so much fun.

  116. Going camping with my family

  117. Christina Sparks says

    Going horseback riding with my husband.

  118. A little road trip with my mom–

  119. The best part of the Summer is when my mom and family got to come visit us! I love spending time with my family!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  120. Going to the beach with my family.

  121. Spending time with my family! 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway!

  122. Stephanie Phelps says

    My best memory is getting our very own house this summer!

  123. Spending time at my grandmothers house sitting under the big shade trees drinking iced tea.

  124. Cheryl Abdelnour says

    WHEN I WAS YOUNG WE SPENT A LOT OF TIME AT MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS AND HAD PICNICS BY THE LAKE.

  125. Rachel Travis says

    FL for 10 days 🙂

  126. Our 4th of July was really nice this year, we had perfect weather and I got to see my grandson again that day. And the food was awesome too.

  127. My favorite memory from this summer is the weekend we spent visiting Austin, Texas.

  128. An old friend visited me for her summer vacation.

  129. Michelle Weaver says

    My favorite memory was learning to skim board on the ocean.

  130. Going to the beach with my kids!

  131. trip to florida

  132. My daughter graduated and my first grandchild started school.

  133. Monique Rizzo says

    Taking my daughter to Wild Waves.
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  134. Rebecca Parsons says

    When my family and my brothers family took a 9 day vacation to smokey mountains and cherokee North Carolina.

  135. I absolutely loved the week we spent in Ocean City, MD!

  136. That’s tough. We had a rough summer. I guess I would say taking my kids out on bike rides around the new neighborhood.

  137. Renee Walters says

    Going to Atlantis with my kids!

  138. We had so many great memories this summer it is hard to pick just one. I would have to say seeing two of kids do great on swim team this year made me happy as a former swimmer.

  139. Amanda Hoffman says

    going to the beach

  140. gregg deering says

    bbq with friends

  141. I bbq we had on the fourth of July

  142. Visiting my grandma in Georgia!

  143. Serena Powell says

    Going on my first vacation with my sister to Tennessee.

  144. Julia Barnes says

    My wedding!

  145. Picking fresh herbs from my garden & using them in soups.

  146. Going to the beach with my family.

  147. Going on a family vacation towards the end of summer just a few weeks before school started.

  148. Camping beachside with my boys!

  149. Favorite summer memory is family bbq.

  150. My sons 6th birthday party. Lots of fun!

  151. When I was young at our summer cottage in Wisconsin

  152. Nicholas Walls (@number55scores) says

    My favorite Popsicle Flavor is Cherry!!!!

  153. Summer backyard BBQs with my family while soaking in the pool all day long with some Beach Boys playing is one of my favorite summer memories!

  154. One of my favorite memories of this summer was browsing the downtown farmers market, listening to the great guitarist / singer and eating some delicious gyros with the family 🙂

  155. My favorite memory this summer was attending the Michigan Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti, MI. It was such a cool experience. One brewery even had 90 different beers of their own! I also started working at a brewery this summer, and it’s been great for me so far.
    BTW your family is so cute 🙂

  156. tubing down the colorado river with my brother and mom

  157. I love summer because its the time I get to spend most with family and friends

  158. My best memory was visiting my family in NW Montana for my cousin’s wedding. I have a large extended family so it was so much fun seeing cousins that I haven’t seen in years. The weather was perfect and the wedding was beautiful.

  159. I am always looking for a good casserole recipe. Anything with chips and cheese will go over big at my house.

  160. Going to California.

  161. Erica Barnes says

    Going to visit my mom and grandma in Washington DC.

  162. Our vacation to Greece!

  163. Kathleen Downes says

    We went to Monterey with my mom. I think the best part was sitting on the beach watching my son play in the sand.

  164. Loved all our family together on the 4th of July.

  165. going camping at lake of the springs

  166. I liked going swimming

  167. Taking a trip to Texas to see friends!

  168. Best memory is turning 21

  169. Going to a cabin by the lake and fishing with my dad.

  170. My best memories of summer is going to Seaside Heights in New Jersey.

  171. My best one would be swimming at our favorite party with my whole family

  172. Our family reunion in North Idaho was the best memory of the summer!

  173. Pamela Callahan says

    Sunny days at the lake!

  174. Getting a little place in Key West – where we will be making lots of summer memories for years to come!

  175. Playing in the pool with my granddaughters!

  176. Taking my nieces on vacation.

  177. My best memory this summer was taking my daughter and her friend to Medieval Times. Her friend lives far away and has never been there. They loved it.

  178. PS….You have a great looking family! The boys are soooooo cute.

  179. Kimberly Schotz says

    My favorite memory of summer is 4th of July fireworks

  180. Teaching my kids to fish was my favorite.

  181. My best memory this summer was the birth of my grandson in August.

  182. My best memory this summer was going to Disney World!

  183. I spent a few days in Holland, MI. It was beautiful!

  184. Mia Dentice Carey says

    My son dancing on stage at the English Beat concert in Pittsburgh

  185. My favorite memory of summer is my grandson coming to live with us!

  186. My most memorable part of the summer was seeing my new granddaughter who arrived at the end of June. Her birth also allowed me to spend more time with the other two grandchildren while their parents were away. We had an awesome few days.

  187. Spending time at the beach with friends and family

  188. Huckleberry picking with the kids!

  189. August Erickson says

    I went to Hawaii with my mother, it was a great trip!

  190. Going on our first family vacation to the beach as a family of 4

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  191. Amanda Sakovitz says

    my graduation party!

  192. Cody Anderson says

    Our trip to the Grand Canyon.

  193. My best memory of summer is getting to spend time with my son.

  194. Thomas Murphy says

    A camping trip I went on.

  195. My best summer memory from this summer is catching fireflies with my daughter for the first time.

  196. My best summer memory was hiking in Vedauwoo with my sister.

  197. Meeting my favorite band—Daughtry.

  198. Swimming at Myrtle Beach!

  199. Moving into a new house and back to Minnesota to be closer to family!

  200. Laurie Pearson says

    Trip to Destin FL

  201. My boyfriend and I went on a Walt Disney World vacation…it was amazing!

  202. Taking my boys swimming

  203. Going to the beach with family

  204. hanging out with my brothers while my parents worked all summer long.

  205. janell wagner says

    camping

  206. Sarah Negro says

    Would love this for my son!

  207. Riding bikes to the pool

  208. Linda Meyers-Gabbard says

    The best thing to happen this summer? We were finally able to go house hunting. We have narrowed it down to 2. This will be our first home to own so we are not rushing the decision.

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  209. Vacation in Virginia Beach!

  210. Andrew Leukhardt says

    I love the 4th of july! fireworks and burgers!

  211. I’m not sure this is a great memory, but as I kid, I had a wading pool and one day I stepped on a bee!

  212. The lazy days where we did nothing but hang out with each other.

  213. Jeanette Ardiente says

    The best memory this summer is taking the kids to visit my parents.

  214. kathy crenshaw says

    My best summer memory is spending time with my grandkids that I don’t see very often.

  215. spending time with my grandchildren

  216. Douglas Houston says

    Taking the kids to the beach. we had a lot fun playing in the waves.

  217. Tanya Bartlett says

    running through the sprinkler

  218. Our 7 day family vacation to Duluth, MN. It was so nice to get out of the house for all of us and spend family time. Especially mini golf and swimming at the hotel!

  219. The week i got to spend on the lake away from all the craziness at home and work!

  220. Going to the beach!

  221. We are going to Amish Country in a week so that has to be my fav thing I’ll have done this summer!

  222. My sister’s 2 week visit from California, boy did we have a great time.

  223. Stephanie Larison says

    My best memory of this last summer was when my daughter went to a water park for the first time. She was in love!

  224. My best memory was all the lazy days spent with the family at the beach!

  225. Going to the beach with friends

  226. the family trip to the beach was the best!

  227. tina reynolds says

    My best memory taking the kids swimming and geocaching

  228. Jennifer Reed says

    The best memory of this past summer was watching my kid’s faces light up when we picked them up from summer camp and they were so excited to tell us all about their experiences.

  229. My best memory this summer was getting to visit family I hadn’t seen in over 10 years!

  230. Linda Lansford says

    best mem is going to Biloxi

  231. My best memory was taking the kids to the state fair. They loved it!

  232. Summer camp!

  233. Meaghan F. says

    Spending time with friends and family at my nieces birthday party.

  234. Kathy Tipton says

    My favorite memories of summer is playing with my children at the park.

  235. Backpacking in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho.

  236. My favorite summer memory is going to the local waterpark with my family and experiencing many firsts…children jumping off the diving boards and going down the “big girl” waterslides. 🙂

  237. Rebecca Peters says

    going to the beach with the kids

  238. Susan Smith says

    Traveling to visit our families in Omaha.

  239. Lisa Garner says

    My best memory of summer was fishing at the lake with my children.

  240. Belinda Shaw says

    I remember having a lemonade stand with my girlfriends. We didn’t make much money but have fun anyway.

  241. I remember going to a water park in Atlanta over summer and having a blast!

  242. hittin the beach with all our friends

  243. crystal smith says

    The best memory I have from this summer is of the time we spent fishing with the kids. My boys are finally both old enough to really enjoy it and its so great to watch them have so much fun doing something that my boyfriend and I also love to do.

  244. Jill Myrick says

    My favorite memory over the summer was seeing the look on my sons face as he saw the ocean for the first time.

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  245. Kellie Conklin says

    My best memory is going to Michigan with my sisters! We went boating, stayed up late, went to a gas station for icees, and went out to eat..a lot! Thanks!

  246. Being able to take the kiddos on vacation to the beach…we had a blast playing in the sand and searching for seashells

  247. Thomas lockhart says

    yum!

  248. My favorite memory from this summer is looking at the Vegas Strip for the first time from the roof of my hotel. Gorgeous!

  249. Sarah Marshall says

    The best part of summer is more time with the kids in the family!

  250. Going to a BBQ festival was my favorite this summer.

  251. Karen Drake says

    My best memory if of us all going to the lake swimming for the day.

  252. The times I went water skiing are special to me.

  253. There are way too many good memories to choose from, but my first time going to Jazz Fest was a great one for sure.

  254. Jennifer M says

    Watching my 2 year old nephew and my 3 year old son play in their Grandparents new pool!

  255. My favorite memory was taking my son to the beach.

  256. Angela Cisco says

    Going on a roadtrip with my SIL and kids

  257. shateece davis says

    enjoyed taking my kids to the beach.

  258. Favorite memory of summer is going to the local water park with kids.

  259. Going up with my granddaughter when she started college out of state.

  260. My two year old learning to swim without floaties 😀

  261. Holly Kennedy says

    Reading in the sun.

  262. We had fun going camping

  263. sheila ressel says

    My best memory is celebrating my sister’s 50th birthday this summer.

  264. kelly mcgrew says

    going on vacation was my favorite. haven’t been in a few years.

  265. Debra Hall says

    a Beatles themed birthday party

  266. Days spent at the pool!

  267. swimming in our pool

  268. Annemarie Z. says

    I loved laying on the beach with my boyfriend and his daughter while listening to the waves crash!

  269. Angela Ash says

    My best summer memory is baking up a storm in the middle of the night when it’s cooler out & then waking up to tons of treats!

  270. Angela Neynaber says

    The best memory of summer is having my kids home with me all day. I always forget how much I miss them until the first day of school.

  271. Hesper Fry says

    My best memory of summer is spending the 4th of July with my baby girl.

  272. my fav memory from this summer was taking the ferry to San Francisco

  273. Going up to the cabin with my hunny and our puppy and enjoying the lake!

  274. When everyone else was gone and I had the house to myself. Well, me and the cat.

  275. Eileen Burke says

    Picking peaches with my kids and hubby this summer was my favorite memory.

  276. Brittney House says

    Our family reunion in Michigan.

  277. Watching my grandson compete in little league all star champions tournament.

  278. Chrystal J. says

    Spending time with my family during their birthdays this summer is my favorite memory.

  279. Going to a water/amusement time was a blast!

  280. Spending time with the family at a BBQ lunch, thanks!

  281. Taking our kids to Itasca state park for the first time this year and feeding the deer at Animal Land!

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  282. Sitting with my toddler son during his first real thunderstorm where he could wonder what was going on and get excited.

  283. Mary Cloud says

    Taking my family to Seaworld
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  284. Melinda Stephens says

    My best memory of this summer is of taking my son to the 4th of July festival. He loved watching the juggling performance.

  285. swimming

  286. watching the fireworks with my family

  287. judy gardner says

    our beach trip

  288. Rebecca Lock says

    Going to the state fair where my daughter received Grand Champion.

  289. I went to a beach with my friends for a weekend! It was so great and relaxing!

  290. krystal wethington says

    I enjoyed camping.

  291. rochelle johnson says

    our trip to cold springs

  292. amy deeter says

    going to a amusement park

  293. Julie Hawkins says

    Our family vacation to the beach

  294. My best memory is going to the movies~

  295. My Brother’s wedding!

  296. Disney World!! 🙂

  297. Kathleen S. says

    A fun day trip we took to Universal Studios.

  298. Time with family.

  299. yana ryjova says

    Going on a cruise with my daughter.

  300. Stephanie Ann says

    probably fourth of july at the beach with my family

  301. Brenda Elsner says

    my best memory this summer was going to see Toby Keith in concert with my kids!! It was their first ever concert and we had a wonderful time!!

  302. Corey Olomon says

    White water rafting with my kids.

  303. Kelly Greenwood says

    My best memory is spending time outside with my friends and family.

  304. My favorite memory from this summer was watching my niece nap under her own umbrella on the beach in her HOT pink swimsuit, it was so cute!

  305. Denise Donaldson says

    going to silver dollar city with my daughter. 🙂 We had so much fun!

  306. Danielle Lindquist says

    Warm weather, playing outside with my boys, going to the beach…Too many to say just one

  307. taking outdoor photos

  308. My second little one was born!

  309. Renee Graham says

    I remember going out to play (barefoot) with all my friends in the circle we lived on. We got hot and went home for lunch only. What easy peasy days those were.

  310. My favorite summer memory is making a Summer Bucket List, then doing the activities!

  311. Taking my son to the playground every weekend and watching him run around and play 🙂 So much fun !!

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  312. taking weekend trips with the family

  313. My 98 yr old grandmother and my Dad (who is having some health issues) love to sit on my front porch. Having them with me on my porch is always special.

  314. kathy pease says

    my best memories were the evening we sat around the fire pit with the family toasting smores it was fun 🙂

  315. Mya Murphy says

    Kicking my husband out and making him sleep in the car. I am done with abusiveness! Best feeling EVER!!!

  316. I really enjoyed being able to get to the beach with my family.

  317. Kathy Lane says

    My best memory is taking my 8 grandkids to Dollywood in Tn.

  318. Finding our my middle daughter is pregnant.

  319. Kat Emerick says

    My best memories is having all the kids in town visiting.

  320. I spent a lot of time this summer relaxing around the pool with my teenage daughter. She will be off to college next year so I really did cherish the time together.

  321. My best memory of this summer is adopting my kitten. He is adorable.

  322. Jennifer C says

    We took the train in to Chicago to go to the MSI.

  323. For this summer, my favorite memory is my trip to the Jersay shore for a day of eating, gambling, and having fun in the sand and surf! Thanks.

  324. Teresa Thompson says

    Throwing my granddaughter a surprise birthday party.

  325. Francine Anchondo says

    when we went to the theme park this summer

  326. Best memory of my summer was being in school with my friends! My school program is a full year so we don’t get a summer break. We made the most of it and it was fun, I love ’em!

  327. We had a blast on 4th of July with a classic BBQ. We also sat in a park and watched fireworks!

  328. Visiting my family in Washington.

  329. Colin Glendon says

    watching fireworks during 4th of july

  330. Shemp DeYoung (@shempgames) says

    The kids and I spent some great times just rambling about the shore

  331. socratesjr says

    Swimming in the creek down by my grandmother’s house.

  332. Courtnie Miller says

    My favorite memory was going to a Detroit Tigers game.

  333. Camping!

  334. Jan hammersmith says

    my son’s wedding

  335. Definitely the 4th of July – spending time in the garden with my kids, cooking and eating yummy food all day, and fireworks in the park!

  336. amanda whitley says

    giving birth to my 3rd child born in august

  337. Summer was a time for swimming – When I grew up the Municipal pool opened when school as out and we rode our bikes. Our afternoons were excellent exercise and no one used sunscreen

  338. melikegarfield says

    Going down on the family farm and catching frogs.

  339. Running through the sprinklers in bare feet on the grass and eat a pop cycle from the ice cream truck or a snow cone

  340. Michelle Tucker says

    My best memory was going to Denver to meet up with a group of friends from all over the country. It was awesome!

  341. Sarah Hall says

    My best memory is taking my grandsons to the pool and watching them swim for the afternoon.

  342. My best memory of my summer is that my niece had twins! They are her first!

  343. Going to Busch Gardens

  344. Definitely spending time outdoors with my family.

  345. Camping

  346. I have a lot of good memories. The best I can think of is when we went for a long drive as a family and left our cell phones home and just drove and laughed. It was fun.

  347. going to Tokyo Disneyland

  348. My best memory is visiting my parents out east

  349. Vikki Billings says

    My best memory from this summer was my granddaughters 1st birthday party

  350. Going to Michigan on vacation!

  351. My best memory of this summer was setting my wedding date and shopping with my mom for venues.

  352. Matt Cavallaro says

    My family vacation was an excellent time.

  353. Laura Ellington says

    Going to the beach!

  354. Sarah Harding says

    my best summer memory is camping with my family!

  355. Buddy Garrett says

    Our trip to NYC was the most memorable.

  356. Wendy McBride says

    I had the most fun riding bikes, skating, and swimming.

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  357. Watching my kids see the ocean for the first time we had so much fun

  358. Melanie Montgomery says

    The birth of my nephew

  359. my best memorie is 4-wheeling with my sons

  360. My favorite summer memory is running straight into the water at the beach on a hot, sunny day.

  361. Thanks for the giveaway…had a great time this summer taking a scuba certification class with my daughters.

  362. going to the beach and relaxing

  363. Trisha McKee says

    Going fishing for the first time – found a new activity for the entire family and it made for an awesome rest of the summer.

  364. Nicole Millheim says

    A week long trip to the beach, we fished, dined locally and just had a ball

  365. Lorrie Rodgers (pinklady705) says

    My best memory is time spent with my family.

  366. I enjoyed running around to thrift stores with my daughter. I’m glad that the cooler weather is coming around now though.

  367. FINALLY seeing the Grand Canyon!

  368. Taking a trip to visit my family

  369. I remember sticky red hands and face in the summer!

  370. Susan Christy says

    When my high school friend from 30+ years ago moved to my town

  371. Spending the day at the beach and on the playground with the kids.

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