Belated Lessons – That Summer Feeling

My giveaway for a stretch canvas print of your fave summer photo ends TODAY (thursday) at 10 pm – click here to leave your comment.

This week’s belated lessons learned

  • Never a good idea to NOT take off a 4 year old’s socks and shoes when walking on the beach, the inevitable will happen!

  • The annual medieval summer fair at Dunluce Castle was as enjoyable as ever, and the views of the coast from it’s walls as stunning as ever. The Castle has a fascinating history, including the night of a great storm in the 1600’s, when part of the kitchen (and servants) fell into the sea!

  • Some of the best things in life are (almost) free.

A ยฃ6 ($10) kite, and a windswept beach keeps my husband and kids entertained for a significant period of time.

  • I (still) LOVE digital scrapbooking, especially when as a Creative Team member for a designer, we get the kit in advance to “play with”. All 3 of these layouts of my 3 kids on the beach were made with the one kit – That Summer Feeling.

  • I LOVE giveaways

Both winning them (yippeeee!) and sponsoring them. I have just finished making the two bracelets chosen by the winners, Donna and Dorci. Congrats to them both – parcels will be dispatched soon.


I definitely plan to do more giveaways in the future, but if you can’t wait, visit my Etsy store where you will notice there is still FREE SHIPPING in July ๐Ÿ™‚

For more lessons learned visit Jo-Lynne at Musings of a Housewife.


Take care, and leave a comment….or else……not sure what…….just please leave a comment ๐Ÿ™‚

12 thoughts on “Belated Lessons – That Summer Feeling”

  1. I didn’t realize you were on Etsy. But that figures; you’re so creative. Love that place for gifts. I also love the Summer Feeling digital scrapbook kit. You are a great photographer, I must say!

  2. bentonflocke

    wonderful pictures as always! Love your summer feeling page! Great point of view and a fantastic action shot!!

    Your bracelets are so beautiful

  3. Another round of great pictures especially of the cliffs. Fun digi layouts too. Sand + ocean + kid = getting dirty and wet and having fun (no matter what the temperature is) ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Tania @ Larger Family Life

    Found you through SITS and so will say…
    “Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest”!

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