You are the sunshine of my life….

Sometimes we need to just get out in the sun in order to perk ourselves up on a sluggish day!  That is just what the boys and I did in order to change up our regular daily routine, and boost our energy (correction: MY energy)! 

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We went to the store to grab some essentials: sunscreen, water, salad (for me), and Euro!!  We headed to a lovely pool/recreation area that is 10 minutes from our home!  I was not sure what they had available and was pleasantly surprised because it was way better than I would have expected!  It was almost like being at a lake rather than an outdoor pool, which I loved!

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We started off with some simple play: Gavin chose playing with pebbles and James chose splashing around in the water!  I chose to have my salad that I bought (I even brought my own chicken to add to it for some extra protein)!

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Then it was time to explore around the area, there was a playground, sandpit, kiddie pool and a snack bar!  Gavin was loving the exploration, but seemed to find it difficult maneuvering around in his floatie swim suit (safety over comfort while in the water). He was also a little turned off by the special little waterfall that was set up.

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The sandy playground was a winner!

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James was all over the wade pool, balancing area, rope climbing and was actually happy when it was time to leave because he tuckered himself out!

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I was excited to come home so I could make an amazing dinner courtesy of Oh She Glows’ :Tomato Basil Cream Pasta

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Served up Gluten Free style with GF pasta, some mixed greens, homemade GF Caesar dressing and homemade croutons made from my GF bread and spices!

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So delicious and filling after our day in the sun!  It was a nice night to enjoy my carbs, relax with my new Oxygen magazine, and plan for next weeks meals!

How do you like to add a little sunshine to your life?

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One response to “You are the sunshine of my life….

  1. sara @ the foodie diaries

    Your boys are ADORABLE! Thanks so much for your comment on my last post! I’m so in love with Europe, I’m already itching to go back!!

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