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weekend on the water

Monday already? This weekend flew by! It was a perfect mixture of work and play!

First up was a bit of cardio. As hard as I tried to stay on track while in Dallas, traveling put a kink in my running plans. I decided to lace up for a couple of good runs this weekend! It was insanely humid on Saturday morning, but I made it through 5 miles. Sunday morning was absolutely GORGEOUS and perfect for my 7 mile run. That’s officially my longest run EVER. That may not seem far for many people, but I’m super proud of myself for not only finishing, but staying on pace!

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On Saturday afternoon we headed out to Jeff’s family’s cabin on the lake with a few friends. What started as a dreary, overcast afternoon, turned into one of the most beautiful days we’ve had all summer!

Jeff’s mom decorated the tables with bright flowers and brought all kinds of yummy treats. I just can’t say ‘no’ to scotcheroos! She also was on Eleanor duty which meant mama could go enjoy herself on the water!lake weekend omaha

We tubed…

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Played bags and ladder golf…

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Ate… a lot…

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And did a whole lotta standing around drinking beer… :)

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Towards the end of the evening, we (ok, I really had nothing to do with it) made a fire for roasting marshmallows. It was a team effort to get it started, and everybody got in on the s’mores action…

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I won’t even bother telling you how many I ate…

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With grandma’s help, little E was just a joy! She LOVED the sand and was excited to get to stay up past her bedtime and join in the fun! She fizzled near the end though – take a look at the yawwwwwwwn ;)

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It was SUCH a fun day – we have some really great friends!

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Our Sunday was less interesting. After my morning run, my parents took Eleanor out for the day so Jeff could do yard work and organize the garage while I deep cleaned our bathrooms. Exciting huh? Still, it feels good to start the week with a (mostly) clean house!

Hope your Monday is marvelous! Be sure to check back all week – lots of good posts coming your way!

Your turn:

What are your favorite yard games to play?
Do you call the game pictured above “bags” or “corn hole?” This is constantly up for debate in our circle of friends :)

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