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An Evening Beach Stroll

by Courtney on June 17, 2011

Last night was such a great night!

The evening started out with nice glass of vino out on the patio while the boys (and Randi!) played a little b-ball.



Before I knew it, the sounds of the blender were whirling away in the kitchen and I was being handed a delicious strawberry margarita…made with fresh strawberries, no less.


Hey, when in Rome… Winking smile

For dinner, we all decided to stay in and order exactly what I had been craving…




I snagged a slice of sausage, peppers, and onions, a slice of margherita, and a BBQ chicken wing which was actually pretty gross and I gave it to Jay. The pizza, on the other hand, was fantastic.  Seeing as though just about everything I had eaten up to this point in the day was loaded with sugar, I was more than ready to dive head first into some salt and savory.


After dinner, we all decided it would be a good night to take a little walk on the beach. Luckily, we were early enough where we were going to beat the crab rush; trust me, I did not want to be there to see that again!


Somebody, however, missed the memo and was a little late to the show…


Yes, that would be my husband. Winking smile


It was such a perfect evening for a walk out on the beach. There were a few other people around here or there, but mostly it was just us taking free range of the sand and water.




Some shenanigans sure took place, and the dogs had a great time running around too.






Some of the girls: Me, Randi, Cass, Erika, and of course, Bronx.


Some of the guys: Jay, Josh, Justin, and Joba. (Anyone else seeing a “J” pattern here?)


Our whole group!


I’m going to be so bummed to have to leave tonight…


Good thing we’ve still got one more full beach day ahead of us! Sun


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1 Miranda @ Working Mom Works Out June 17, 2011 at 9:41 am

Looks like a BLAST. I can’t wait till my beach trip in 2 WEEKS!!!!


2 Niki (Life's a Payne) June 17, 2011 at 9:47 am

I love the pictures! Looks like you had so much fun! Enjoy the last beach day and have a safe trip home!
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3 Blog is the New Black June 17, 2011 at 9:48 am

So now it’s 9:45 AM and I’m craving a fresh strawberry marg! I don’t even like tequila! ;)
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4 Courtney June 17, 2011 at 9:51 am

Bahaha ;)


5 Liv @ The Salty n' Sweet June 17, 2011 at 9:52 am

Walking along the beach is one of the best parts! I love it when it’s really peaceful and empty, and you can just relax and feel the water on your toes :)

And I totally approve of the pizza!
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6 Rachel June 17, 2011 at 10:00 am

Lovin’ the Spartan Football shirt! Go Green! Looks like an amazing vacation! :)


7 Amy June 17, 2011 at 10:06 am

We have never really found pizza worth ordering again in that area. This pizza looks great. Where was it from?


8 Courtney June 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Giant Slice Pizza in Timbuck II!


9 Jordan P @ food, sweat, and beers June 17, 2011 at 10:08 am

I’m also craving a fresh strawberry ‘rita. Luckily, I LOVE tequila!

Thanks for letting us all live vicariously through you, beach girl!
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10 Jenny June 17, 2011 at 10:09 am

ugh this looks so fun!! What I wouldn’t give for a night on the beach right about now :)


11 Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy June 17, 2011 at 10:27 am

Looks like such a great vacation! Makes me want to go to the beach…which would be quite a long drive considering I’m in land locked Indiana :).
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12 Carey @ Positively Blonde June 17, 2011 at 10:28 am

I love vacation eating! In my mind, nothing counts when you’re on vacation so you can have a free for all haha
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13 Leanne (Bride to Mrs.) June 17, 2011 at 10:38 am

You guys look like you’ve had such a fun trip!

6 weeks left of work ’til i’m off for 2 straight weeks (& oh, a little thing called getting married too ;) )
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14 Grace June 17, 2011 at 10:40 am

Aw! Looks like so much fun! Love spending time with friends on vaca! The pictures of you and your hubby are cute:)
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15 Erin @ Naturally Addicted June 17, 2011 at 10:52 am

Wine, Margaritas and Pizza… sounds like the perfect beach dinner to me!!


16 Lindsay June 17, 2011 at 10:55 am

Wow, my strawberry smoothie totally doesn’t compare to a margarita haha


17 Jamie aka "Sometimes Healthy" Girl June 17, 2011 at 11:15 am

Looks like so much fun! So sad you have to leave today.

I’m not a chicken wing fan in general. I always feel like they’re not worth the fuss. If I’m going to get bbq sauce all over myself, at least the food must taste good!
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18 Khushboo June 17, 2011 at 11:15 am

I jus ate dinner yet you have me craving pizza now! Sounds like a great way to end the vacation!
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19 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen June 17, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Morning and evening walks on the beach when nobody is really around are the best. I want that pizza for lunch now!


20 Jessica @ The Process of Healing June 17, 2011 at 12:46 pm

FRESH strawberry margaritas are SO GOOD! And you’re making me so excited for my beach trip in a couple of weeks!
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21 Lee @ in the pink of condition June 17, 2011 at 12:50 pm

I think you just mentioned all my favorite things in one post: margaritas, strawberries, pizza, puppies, and the beach! We are meant to be friends :-)
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22 Jaclyn June 17, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Ahhhh nothing like wine and margaritas and good friends and the beach!! !I’m glad you’re having so much fun, you deserve this vacay!!

Yes I totally know what you mean – sometimes salty/savory foods taste soooooo good after sweets overloads…. well, before dessert that it ;)
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