Monday, March 14, 2011
We did some sneaky maneuvers so Reed didn't know where we were going, left him with Sam, and just took Skyler for our special day trip. She is such an easy car-rider and so cool to hang out with when she's the only kid around.
FYI for non-Mainers: Bar Harbor is on MDI, "the island," which is also the home of Acadia National Park, and it is about an hour and a half from our house. It is our key summertime destination, hence the perfect place for "pretend-it's-summer day"
We had lunch in Bar Harbor at one of the only restaurants open year-round (Geddy's), and then walked on the beach for a while. Skyler found some snails and shells while I reveled in feeling sun on my face.
We also did a quick photo shoot for a new header for the blog, coming soon.
We raced back home in the afternoon so that I could get ready and cook for a dinner party for 7.
Again, we were pretending it was summer, so we had mojitos and chicken on the grill, potatoes and corn bread for dinner. I really enjoyed the extra hour of daylight, too.
BONUS deal: If you need to do some shopping for summer clothes, here is a great coupon for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's " Give and Get." The deal is that if you use this coupon between March 17-20 at Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, or Gap Outlet you get 30% off, and 5% of your sale goes to Leukemia and Lymphoma, an organization near and dear to my heart. Shop for a good cause! Summer dress, anyone?