Tell All Tuesday: Summer Snapshot

Welcome all!  It's Tuesday which means it is time for another Tell all Tuesday linky party!  Last week we had so much fun reading all about you fabulous bloggers through our first theme, Two Truths and a Lie!  It was so much fun to guess everyone's little fib and learn more about you in a fun way! This week Diana from My Day in K and I are definitely in a summer state of mind.  In celebration of either being on summer vacation or getting oh so close, our next topic for this week is called "Summer Snapshot!" 

We'd love for you to think about a favorite summer memory current or new and post a picture or two about it. It could be a favorite summer trip, activity, or spot that you enjoy.  We can't wait to see and read all about your summer adventures!

For me, when I hear that summer is approaching I am immediately transported to my favorite summer spot.  Going "down the shore," during the summer months has been a yearly tradition for me and my family for years.  We'd often take day trips when we were younger and on special occasions, spend the night or a long weekend at a hotel in shore towns.  

About ten years ago my family decided to make their beach weekends a more permanent vacation and bought a home on Long Beach Island, NJ.  Long Beach Island or LBI to most, is my ABSOLUTE favorite summer spot.  It is the perfect mix of beach, quaint little shops, and local eateries. My favorite thing to do besides posting up on the beach with my family and friends is to ride a beach cruiser down the boulevard for some breakfast or ice cream! 

When I can get down to my parent's house I am a literal beach bum! You'll most likely find me in a beach chair, with a big floppy hat on, and a good book that will keep me entertained for hours on end.  My sister snapped the pic of me above a few summers ago and that's pretty true to how you'll always find me!

My last day at school is this Friday and what's definitely keeping me going is knowing that in a few short days I will be able to lounge on the beach in LBI with a good book and some carefree time!

I would love to know what your favorite summer spot is!  If you're a blogger make sure to link up with us and share your "Summer Snapshot!"  If you're not a blogger you can still join in on the fun!  Let us know what your favorite summer spot is in the comments below!  Make sure to link back to all these awesome blogs to learn more about their favorite summer spots too!
I can't wait to learn more about you, thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Our last day of school is this Friday too! Your summer spot sounds so fun and it's awesome that your family has a beach house there now! Hope you enjoy reading on the beach! I just finished The Husbands Secret and The Girl on The Train. They were pretty good if you are looking for any more beach reads!

    Thanks for hosting the link up again!

    Neat Sweet & Hard to Beat

  2. I'm so jealous!! I love the beach:) Excited for you to start your summer, you deserve some rest and relaxation!

  3. Great memory and thank you for sharing! The beach is always a good place to relax! Wishing you luck during these last few days, you can do it! I hope you can relax soon and enjoy it with your family! Head on over to my blog for my post. All the best!
    First Grade Stripes

  4. I've never been to any of the NJ beaches - the pics look great! Thanks so much for the linky :) Jen

  5. Sounds like we have similar family traditions! Looks like such a great place to relax.
    Always Kindergarten

  6. I am totally with you. The beach is my favorite place too. How fantastic that your parents have a home there. Enjoy your beach time this summer!

    Luv My Kinders

  7. I love the beach too!! I know you are ready to be out for summer so you can soak up some sun! Loved your pictures!!


  8. Wow, does that look relaxing! I love the beach, I could sit and listen to the waves all day. Friday will be here before you know it and you will be sitting in the chair, reading a book, and relaxing! :)

  9. You can never go wrong with the beach!!! Love the pictures!

  10. Family trips to the beach are the best! Good luck with your last few days of school! You can do it!


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  12. We have good friends that live in Ocean, NJ (they used to live in Ocean Grove). We love visiting them and going to the shore. Looks relaxing!
    Kindergarten Planet

  13. I've never been to the NJ shore. How fun to have a family home there! Enjoy!

    Joya :)

  14. We LOVE the beach, too! Who would want to spend their summers anywhere else? Hah! Love the pictures!
    Much love,
    Ashley and Brooklynn

  15. Love your beachy snapshots! I'm so glad your school year is winding down and your summer is about to start strong! Love your blog!
    The Owl Teach

  16. AH! I would love to be at that beach right now! We have a "beach" in Chicago with Lake Michigan. We have had terrible weather though. I am hoping it turns into summer soon and I can lay out there. Congrats on finishing the school year!
    Mrs B's First Grade