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A Visit To The Beach

Last week I did absolutely nothing but lounge on this Florida beach basking in the gorgeous surroundings with Mr PracticalPants.  In September we will be married 30 years (I know) so we are taking the whole year to celebrate our anniversary.  The trip to Florida was part of our anniversary bucket list and we enjoyed taking several early morning and late evening walks on the beach together. We also had fun spending time with my niece, her husband and my darling great niece who is also my God daughter as they were also vacationing too. Of course I always had my camera in hand and took several (a few hundred actually) photos on our walks~

Sunrise route to the beach, love the weathered boards on the walkway.

A little slice of heaven, watching the sunrise on the beach~

Hunting for shells early in the morning~

The pastel infused colors were simply stunning!

Be back soon:)

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21 Comments

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    Heidi Toren
    August 17, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    Hi Carol! I visited your shop and talked with Phyllis last week. She said you might have some tips on making the trip to Canton. When you have a minute or two, could you email me with some shopping suggestions. A friend and I will be traveling there in October! Thanks! Heidi Toren

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    Elizabeth
    July 28, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    Thanks for sharing the beautiful photos! I love Florida and no need to fly to another country to experience some of the world’s most beautiful sand and sunsets! You captured it wonderfully – thanks for sharing. Your photos are always so inspiring!

    Big hug,
    Elizabeth 🙂

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      Carol Spinski
      July 31, 2011 at 1:55 pm

      Thank You:)) I loved getting up at dawn to take photos on the beach~everyone should put that on their “to do” list:) Blessings:)

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    Jan @ BellaCasa
    July 21, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    Oh, WOW…really! You and hubby are celebrating THE WHOLE YEAR of your 30th anniversay on the beach? How utterly romantic and awesome. I’m now adding THAT ONE to my bucket list.

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      Carol Spinski
      July 21, 2011 at 8:44 pm

      Thanks Jan~ We thought it was a great idea too~Put it on your list:)

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    Laurie
    July 8, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    Oh Carol — GORGEOUS photos! This year is 20 for us — I love your idea of celebrating all year!

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      Carol Spinski
      July 20, 2011 at 12:23 am

      Thanks so very much Laurie:) Hugs, Carol

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    Katherines Corner
    June 30, 2011 at 10:25 pm

    Beautiful photos,Enjoy! We’ll be here when you return. Hugs

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      Carol Spinski
      July 20, 2011 at 12:24 am

      Thank You Katie:) Hugs, Carol

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    Pamela Gordon
    June 20, 2011 at 3:19 pm

    Carol, your photos are so beautiful. I’m glad you enjoyed your anniversary getaway celebration! Congratulations to you both! ~ Pamela

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    SueBee
    June 20, 2011 at 10:53 am

    East coast of course..sunrise.
    Maybe near Cocoa? I have lived in Florida all my life and I like to try to quess where a place is.
    Your photo’s are beautiful! I love walking the beach.
    Congratulations to both of you! I like the idea of celebrating all year, it should be that way for the 30th and 40th and 50th, I think…
    Enjoy your celebation!

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      Carol Spinski
      June 22, 2011 at 2:12 am

      Yes you guessed it, Cocoa Beach~ so lovely:) Blessings:)

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    Beach Coast Style
    June 15, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Oh my Carol you are speaking my language there is nothing like the beach to help you release your inner self and have a little fun along the way. Happy Anniversary!

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      Carol Spinski
      June 22, 2011 at 2:11 am

      So true! The colors are simply gorgeous:) Thank You so much:)

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    Lili
    June 14, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    Oh my gosh these images are so gorgeous. I can imagine the sound of the surf and gulls and feel the warm sun on my face. What a cool idea to plan a year long celebration for your 30th. Enjoy, enjoy! ~Lili

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    Leanne Shawler
    June 14, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    I think I like the last two best. Am amazed you caught the colors! Happy Anniversary 🙂

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    Paula Parrish
    June 14, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    Hello Carol,

    Happy Anniversary to you and Mr. PracticalPants. I believe that 30 years calls for a whole year of celebrating. I couldn’t think of a better place than the beach to celebrate. I love the ocean; that why I love on the Florida coast line.

    Smiles, Paula

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    Lisa
    June 14, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Oh Carol, so, so beautiful!

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    Paula
    June 14, 2011 at 6:07 am

    Gorgeous photos – I love the beach 🙂 It looks like you had a wonderful trip.

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    Lisa Bivona
    June 14, 2011 at 4:29 am

    Oh my God, so, so, beautiful! Thanks Carol.
    I look forward to my own trip down to Florida in a couple of months. A breath of Sunshine!

    Lisa

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    Joy
    June 14, 2011 at 3:36 am

    Sigh of happiness. Wonderful pictures. Beautiful
    – Joy

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