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The Marvelous Beach

A weekend away with your family is a recipe for instant nourishment.

BigSam's Breakfast

That type of nourishment too. πŸ˜‰

runny egg
Fried egg + toast + jelly inspired by Julie

I spent the weekend in Virginia Beach with my parents. Our trip is definitely making my Monday marvelous today.

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Besides great meals and beach time, we managed to get some exercise in as well.

walks and runs on the boardwalk
walks and runs on the boardwalk

VA Beach

We relaxed on the beach…

Beach

and chilled at the pool.

pool side

On both days, we had brunch and dinner at some of our favorite restaurants.

Waterman's for brunch
Waterman’s for brunch
Rudee's for dinner
Rudee’sΒ blackened tuna (Tip: order fish as a sandwich- it’s cheaper!)
Bubba's Seafood
Bubba’sΒ Cesar salad with tuna

And you know we squeezed in a dessert…

Cheesecake blizzard with added cookie dough
Cheesecake blizzard with added cookie dough

Come Sunday, it was time to head back home. Even though our trip was over, the sky was stunning.

Driving home

I guess you can say I’m eternally optimistic. Optimism really is a choice. If you want to be happier, break down the steps to getting there. Squash negativity.

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Have a wonderful Marvelous Monday!

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