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Atlantic Beach 2017: Kite Flying

Atlantic Beach 2017

September 4, 2017 Sarah Coggins

Earlier in the summer, Trent suggested we plan a week at the beach. I hadn’t even thought about it since we had just taken the kids to Walt Disney World. I assumed we’d skip another trip this year. He insisted though and, in the end, I’m so very grateful.

Beach Day digital scrapbook page - August 2017

Credits: August 2017 free template and You Are Here kit by Sahlin Studio; Project Mouse: At Sea bundle by Britt-ish Designs & Sahlin Studio

What we didn’t realize when making our plans was that this week away would be so much more than *just* a vacation. It was a much needed escape from reality. Exactly a week before we left, we said our final goodbyes to his parents. We are still working through our heartache and grief day by day, moment by moment.

But for a bit of time last week, we could relax. Feel the breeze. Listen to the ocean. Watch our children play and embrace their joy.

Atlantic Beach 2017: Kite Flying

We also enjoyed 2 nights out thanks to my mom. She kindly agreed to spend the week with us and then insisted on us taking a break to enjoy a little one on one time. Moms do know best and she was right. We needed that.

Atlantic Beach 2017: Date Night

Life is so short. Remember to enjoy and make the most of each day.

Linking up with Mommy & Me Monday at Really, Are You Serious?

1 Comment

  • Krystyn @ Really Are You Serious? September 10, 2017 at 7:45 pm
    I'm so sorry to hear about his parents. I had no idea. Glad you all were able to escape and have some family time...and get in some grown up time, too.
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