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A Flip Flop Weekend

Flip flop weekend

This past weekend the Blind Pig family enjoyed a flip flop weekend. There were lots of:

sister harmony
Sisterly Harmony,
Mountains from back of boat
Boat Riding,

uncle sam

Uncle Sam

driving a boat
Driving Lessons,

swimming

Swimming,

playing in the sand

Sand Playing,

treasures from the lake

Treasure Hunting,

Fishing, and Fish Eating. We stayed with The Deer Hunter’s Uncle Sam and Aunt Wanda. I’ve wrote about their place at the lake before.

We’ve been visiting the campground for years-even before we had the girls. Yet, each time I visit I’m intrigued by the old house and out buildings that sit amidst the campers. I always want to know what it was like to live in that house-before the lake was even there-I wish the old house could share it’s stories-it’s wisdom with me. This past weekend-I got a little peek into the history of the house-a little peek back in time-back to 1863.

Tipper

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    Renna
    May 26, 2009 at 1:52 am

    What a fun weekend. It reminds me of when I was about Chitter and Chatter’s age. Our family had a boat, and we spend most weekends in the summer at a nearby lake swimming, skiing, and picnicking. Good times. 🙂

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    Miss Cindy
    May 22, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    What a great weekend. Your old style family values are showing again….and it is a beautiful thing to see!
    What treasures did the girls find? Did I hear something about sunburn?
    If walls could talk…we must have a treat coming up soon!

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    Patty H
    May 21, 2009 at 9:56 am

    Oh! forgot to say that flipflops are $1 this Saturday at Old Navy!!! If you can fight the crowd.

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    Patty H
    May 21, 2009 at 9:53 am

    Looks like such fun!!
    We’ll be camping this weekend!
    Have a blessed day.

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    christina
    May 21, 2009 at 8:41 am

    how fun!

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    SandyCarlson
    May 20, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    What beautiful photos!

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    Annie
    May 20, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    Looks like a lot of fun on the water!

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    cathy
    May 20, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    Sounds like a flipity flopity weekend!!
    🙂

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    Granny Sue
    May 20, 2009 at 8:00 am

    what a nice weekend! look like fun. We’re still wearing jackets here in the mornings, but today is supposed to warm up. Looking forward to your post about the houses.

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    Susan
    May 20, 2009 at 7:53 am

    I’ve always wanted a place by a lake. A little cabin with a big fireplace and a screened-in porch where you can play cards and board games under the yellow bug light and hear the crickets and the frogs talking. And the sand in the sheets, can’t forget about that part! 🙂
    Where’s Tipper in her swimsuit?

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    Amy @ parkcitygirl
    May 20, 2009 at 12:57 am

    Looks like a great way to spend the weekend! We were in flip-flops too 🙂

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    Kathleen
    May 19, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    What a fun time! You are truly blessed! I love that show “If Walls Could Talk!” blessings,Kathleen

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    Greta Koehl
    May 19, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    We just had an unseasonable cold snap (frost in some places), so I’m really envious. The sky looks so pretty in those pictures. Sigh….

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    Rick
    May 19, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    Sounds like it was a great weekend.
    I am looking forward to this coming weekend, I have four days off.

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    Janet
    May 19, 2009 at 9:30 pm

    Looks like you all had a great time. Anxious to hear about the old house, I loved the show If Walls Could Talk.

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    Farmchick
    May 19, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    All of that looks so wonderful. “If Walls Could Talk” is such an excellent show. It really highlights all of the reasons to love an old house.

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    Carolyn A.
    May 19, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    Always like when you all go to the lake. Love all that land and water. The girls look like they had a blast driving the boat. My Uncle Richard let me drive his once, but I wasn’t very good at it and couldn’t keep it straight. Guess that’s why I can’t drive. 🙂
    That was a great shot of the wake left by the boat with the hills and the sky beyond. Now that’s what I would call a ‘money shot.’ xxoo

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    Brenda Kay Ledford
    May 19, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    Tipper,
    Sounds like you had a fun weekend. You’re so fortunate to be able to get away as a family and enjoy boating, swimming, and being together. Have a great Memorial Day!

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    Fencepost
    May 19, 2009 at 4:24 pm

    Sounds like fun!
    We haven’t had our boat out yet, but I hope it’s coming soon. Too cold for swimming for me.
    Can’t wait to hear what the house had to say.

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    Stacey
    May 19, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    This looks like alot of fun.
    I love the boat riding picture.
    Makes me feel like I’m right there.

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    kristi
    May 19, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    Oh this makes me so ready for summer! Looks like it was a blast.

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    Patti
    May 19, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    You all are lucky for the boating and fish eating adventures. It’s still too cool here for the river. BT did get the boat out of the shed last night. He vacuumed and washed it. He’s got the boatin’ fever.
    Good family fun!

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    Caution Flag
    May 19, 2009 at 11:23 am

    What a great week-end you all had. We did flip-flops this week-end, too, but my daughter ended up with a broken toe. So, no more flip-flop football for her!

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    warren
    May 19, 2009 at 11:21 am

    I love getting away like that…fantastic! It was 35 here this morning…I am so ready for swimming and boating and outside playing-around…can’t wait to hear about the lake house!

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    Jenny-Jenny
    May 19, 2009 at 11:10 am

    Oooh, I can’t wait to hear what the house at the lake has to say! Looks like a blast of a weekend. I love those kind, when you aren’t at home and can really enjoy the family.

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    Fishing Guy
    May 19, 2009 at 10:57 am

    Tipper: Looks like a fun time was had by all and glad to hear the fish were biting. A fish fry at the lake, how can you get any better then that.

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