Monday, April 26, 2010

TOP 2 TUESDAY...SUMMER FAVES!!


This weeks Top 2 Tuesday is 2 favorite things about
SUMMER!!

i pretty much heart every.little.thing about summer!!
i guess i'll attempt to narrow it...

1. cookouts!
summer drinks and foods are definitely faves!!!
fruity cocktails...
we spend a lot of time at my parent's house during the summer...

we enjoy fresh watermelon...

we grill every sunday, unless it's raining...
sometimes we even move the grill to the garage ;)
who doesn't love a yummy kabob...
hot dogs and burgers are always a fave!
chicken and steak are always in the mix as well...
we include lots of pasta salads and potato salad as well!

my absolute favorite summer food is corn on the cob!
LOVE IT!!
tastes the best grilled! delish!
2. swimming/laying out
this also takes place at my parent's house!
i quite literally spend all my free time at my parent's house in the summer!!
i love it over there and so do gus and billy!

even though gus is a big hair ball and black he insists on being outside with me.
sometimes we dip the pups feet in the pool too attempt to cool them off...
my sister, mom and i spend countless hours laying poolside over the weekends :)
dominic loves playing in the water as well, we usually set up a baby pool for him to play in.
i just love being around my family!!
living less than 5 minutes away from them allows us to spend a lot of time together.

i had more photos to share but the macbook is being lame tonight :(
okay time to eat, i'm starving after this post! ha!

head on over to the undomestic momma's blog to play along!!

food photos from google images

47 comments:

Tamara Nicole said...

awww every Sunday huh?! That's fun:-) Gotta love summer, can't wait!

littledaisymay said...

Laying out and soaking up the sun is one of my favorite things about summer too :)

Expat Girl said...

I love the summer! I wish I lived as close to my family you lucky girl : )

Neely said...

excellent choices girlie :)

alyssa said...

definitely my top 2 as well!!!

Brittany said...

Oh goodness, the picture of Gus in goggles cracks me up!! I love it :-) .. I love cookouts and laying out as well. Summer is just a fabulous time of year!!

Shelby Bukhenik said...

Okay now I want a big juicy cheeseburger please!!

I wish I lived that close to my parents, I would definitely be there all the time!

Lindsey said...

we have sunday dinner at my parents every week as well - i LOVE the summers when we can sit on the deck and relax

Jessica said...

YES & YES!! Those are all my faves!! I dont know which I love more, cocktails or corn on the cob?! Ha!

Brittany said...

You have my stomach growling! I want me some grilled food!YUMMMM-O!

I am so blessed to live by family too! Its best gift life can give!

Taylor @ The Undomestic Momma said...

how fun!!!! We are always at my parents having cookouts during the summer too! your pics are so cute!

Kate said...

Love the pic of your dog with the goggles on! Too cute!

Ashley said...

Sounds wonderful! I could go for some warm sunshine. :) And what an adorable picture of Gus! Love the little goggles. :)

Jenni said...

I am sooo jealous!!! I wish I had a pool to go lounge by :( Although, we do have a grill and cute dogs! :) (PS-LOVE the doggles. haha)

Aly @ Analyze This said...

OMG!!! Your pup has doggles! Ha! I sooo need to get my Lucy a pair!! How adorable!

I love a good fruity drink, too!! :)

Molly said...

Love that you spend so much time at your parents. That is awesome! Summer grilling and cocktails are so fun!!

Meg said...

That watermelon looks fantastic! My mouth is watering.

I love the pic of Gus with the goggles on--too cute! Roman is all black (not nearly as hairy) but loves to lay outside with us. :)

star said...

I'll take one of those cocktails! They look delicious! I love your blog, I am a new follower!

ReJOYce! said...

Oh, I looove summer time! I also love fresh watermelon and a yummy kabob!!! Love the looong summer days!!!

Katie said...

mmm! I love me some corn on the cob!

kimber doll said...

OMG I love that pic of Gus in the goggles!!! hehe too cute!!
I got a HUGE yearning for summer myself from reading this! Thank God it's coming soon =)

Courtney said...

Oh gosh a grilled burger sounds amazing right now...and it's 6:45 am...wow...lol
Have a great week!

lmt1073 said...

love the pic of Gus in his googles!! i love the summer too but prefer the beach over the pool any day... too bad i don't live close to one!

Brandi said...

I couldn't agree more and that food looks delish.

Stephanie said...

Looks like tons of fun. Great picks.

Cassie said...

Haha, I love that pic of Gus with the goggles!

Crazy Shenanigans said...

Your top 2 things are right up there with mine! I love laying out and grilling!

Beth McC. said...

I love your picks! All your food pictures have made me hungry!! Your blog is too cute!! Love it!

Fashion Meets Food said...

Love this post! It makes me realy want summer to be here!

xo

Marian said...

OH my goodness, the picture of your pup with the goggles on is hysterical. I LOVE IT!! ANd seriously, I can't wait for summer and all the amazing things it brings

Maria Lane said...

LOVE your pictures!!!! And your doggy is so cute!!!! Thats what we used to always do when I had a house with a pool and was younger!! I miss those days!!!!

Whitney said...

I LOVE cookouts. We have been wanting to cook out for the past couple of days, but it has been chilly and rainy outside :(

Jamie Pickle said...

I cannot WAIT for summer! Love the picture of your dog with his doggles on :)

Angie S said...

HA! I'm lovin' Gussy's doggles!!!

One of my pups has a life jacket...so silly! She just sinks...HA!

I am a HUGE fan of corn on the cob! YUMMY, yum.

Cute blog you have here, have a great week!

Kristen said...

These are both my favorites too. I can't wait to lay by the pool all day and then grill for dinner!

How many days until summer?!

Kelly said...

Ahh, can't wait for our Minnesota summer to show up either!! That picture of Gus cracks me up!! And don't get me started on how yummy all of that food looks!! Hope you're having a great day, girl! :-)

Kim said...

I love the summer! I cannot wait for it to actually stay one temperature so we can enjoy it. :) Ha, that pic. of Gus is hilarious!! :)
Hope your having a great week.

I read that you are going to gym in the a.m, good for you to find that motivation back, now if I can just get some help over here! :)

♥Aubrey said...

Pass me one of those fruity drinks :)-
OMG...your dog is THE CUTEST in those goggles.

OceanDreams said...

Gus looks so cute with those goggles, what a crack up! That looks so relaxing, glad you had a nice weekend sweetie.

Live, Laugh, Love said...

Fresh grilled corn on the cob is goood. Yum!! Love Gus and his swim glasses.lol

Melissa said...

Ok, now I want one of those summery cocktails! Yum!!

Mrs. Potts said...

I want to come eat & lay out with you! Especially if we're sharing watermelon & then eating kabobs!!

Lil' Woman said...

Mmmmm watermelon!!!
The best summer treat!

In this wonderful life... said...

I LOVE both of these things!!! I have a feeling my summer this summer will be different but I won't mind :) I'll pretend with your pics:)

Annie said...

Yay for summer! I cant wiat til it gets here in MI...still too cold :(

Lauren Kelly said...

Oh my word, this is making me so ready for summer and I LOVE that picture of Gus with the goggles, haha!! :)

Katie said...

I love those goggles that Gus has!!! They are adorable!

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