Nestle Family’s Best Summer Ever Wrap Up {Giveaway}

Did I blink?  Is Summer really over?  Last week, my girls started back to school which officially wraps up the Summer fun for my family.  We are already knee deep in homework, after school activities and daily routines.  Looking back, we had a tremendous Summer!  We took two incredible vacations and spent lots of quality time together as a family.

Last month, Nestle Family alongside seven bloggers (including myself) challenged you to have to Best.Summer.Ever!  Did you rise to the occasion?  We came up with some great activities for you to share with your family and friends to ensure that you created memories to cherish for a lifetime.  Hopefully you found them helpful and have been entering the giveaways to add to the fun!  If not, you have one more week to join the party! While Summer is over for my family, I know some of you are not quite back to the grind.  Why not enjoy making Summertime Smores, taking a weekend Staycation or birdwatching in your own neighborhood?

The ninth (and final) week of the Nestle Family Best Summer Ever Challenge brings some fantastic prizes inlcuding a 30-day supply of OVALTINE®, 12 pack of NESTLE®JUICY JUICE®, Reading collection from RIF, Amazon Kindle, and an Amazon Gift certificate (ARV $350).  The contest ends August 29, 2011 at 11:59 pm PST.

And the best news?  You can win right here on Experimental Mommy, too!


One reader will receive the following: Ice cream (NESTLÉ DRUMSTICK, EDY’S/DREYER’S) coupons, NESTLÉ Pure Life coupons and summer activities (jump rope, chalk, beach ball, hard and soft flyers, a ball and a Lambada catch ball and mitt set) and a $100 Visa gift card!

How to Enter:

1. Have you had the Best Summer Ever? Tell me about your family’s adventures!

Additional entries:

1. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog and Nestle Family (10 extra entries).

2. Follow me (@BridgetteLA) on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Limited to 10 a day, please. (You must have over 50 Twitter followers to qualify for unlimited entries!)

3. Subscribe to my blog.

4. Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog and Nestle Family on Facebook.

5. Place my blog button on your sidebar.

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on September 5th.  Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.

I am a Nestle Family Blogger.  While this post has been compensated, all opinions remain 100% mine.


  1. Margaret Smith says:

    Honestly, I think this was the most wonderful summer that we’ve had. We went to South Carolina for the first time for a few weeks. My Dad moved there a number of months ago and the whole family went for two weeks, then my kids and I stayed on for a couple more weeks. We returned in time to go on another small vacation to the Jersey Shore. My oldest son started dating for the first time and since he’s only 14, I’ve been driving them to “dates” along with my youngest son. I don’t think I’ve ever been so busy, we’ve seen a few movies, been bowling, been playing minature golf, have gone to local baseball games and gone swimming every nice day. It’s really been a wonderful summer and I’m sorry to see the kids head back to school.
    Thanks so much.

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  5. This summer was pretty awesome! My daughter was a toddler this year so we got to do a lot more than we did last year. I really enjoyed taking her to carnivals and the beach. We had a ton of fun this summer and I bet next year will be even better.

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  8. *Sigh* can we just start over? This summer was… far from the best, but it was also not the worst, so I guess all was not bad

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  11. Adrienne Gordon says:

    we went to TN for a family reunion and gettysburg.

  12. This was a pretty tame summer- I did hospital/Mexico trip/hospital so most of the rest of our plans flew out the window and we stayed local. Hopefully when we go to Hawaii I will be feeling better.

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  15. We had a good summer. We went to Clearwater Beach Florida for 4 days then headed to visit with family on the East Coast. We enjoyed such things as beaches, amusement parks and museums with our kids.

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  19. Patricia Treskovich says:

    actually it’s a dull summer due to money and health problems

  20. We haven’t had our adventure yet, but we are getting ready to do up to Door County for a weekend very soon!

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  22. Sarah Hirsch says:

    we had a great summer. the highlight was a rip to san francisco and napa valley

  23. Crystal F says:

    We had one of our worst summers ever. I broke my ankle at our local fireworks display so we got to spend the summer at home. My girls got to spend it taking care of me and not out doing lots of fun things like I had planned. We did take my daughter and her friends to the amusement park for her birthday. They all had a blast so that’s one bright spot for the summer. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  25. Jessie C. says:

    We had a great summer with a fabulous camping and road trip.

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  40. we have had a great summer – my kids are in ca,ps during the week and on weeks we have went to see family, camping and canoing

  41. Our summer was great because we went to Myrtle Beach.

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  45. This was a great summer althought my husband got laid off for a month- it actually gave us alot of time- to take the kids to the beach and parks and the pools- we had a blast
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  46. I wouldn’t say we had the best summer ever but the girls and I had lots of fun shopping at farmer’s markets and cooking up a storm! We even planted our own veggie garden!

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  49. Margaret Smith says:

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  50. We have a had a great summer, so far we spent a 3 night weekend at the lake. Fishing, swimming and site seeing and camping. Did so much stuff its hard to remeber it all. And later this month we are going to Holiday world the kids are excited

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  52. yes. This has been the best summer ever. My first child just turned 1 and he is a blast. This summer has been packed with things for me and my little family to do. This is the first summer where I have had fun things going on every weekend. Gotta show off my little dude of course. 🙂

  53. The hubby’s hours got cut because of cutbacks and I’m a teacher so I don’t get paid in the summer, so all our “adventure” plans got put on hold. We are trying to have fun around the house (hard to do) and have taken a few trips to my parents house on the lake in Conn. The kids just love that, so it hasn’t been too bad. Hopefully next year we can do more.

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  56. Deborah Rosen says:

    One of the most important things that will ever happen to me happened this summer; I got to meet and spend time with my first grandson! He’s a happy, loving baby and I love him *this much!*

  57. Deborah Rosen says:

    I’m already subscribed to the mailing list of The Not-So-Blog (Experimental Mommy).

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  60. Linda Lansford says:

    We did not travel but we had our grandkids and that was fun

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  62. Our adventures have taken us to library summer reading events where my son has held a legless lizard. We have also traveled around the world with the Passport to fun program at Michaels. Parks, cherry picking, and other fun day trips were all done while trying to stay cool. Thanks for the fun.

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  65. Kyl Neusch says:

    had a great time swimming in the ocean

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  67. Deborah Wellenstein says:

    I spent time with my sister, who lives 800 miles away-we had the best time!

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  70. Christine Viscomi says:

    going to the beach was the best

  71. Nicole Larsen says:

    We had a very relaxing summer with a 8 day trip to Idaho to go camping on the lake and get married 🙂

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  73. Nicole Larsen says:

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  75. I’m not sure I’d call this the best summer ever (we had a few family crises and didn’t get to take much time of work as a result), but all in all it’s been pretty good. We managed to squeeze in a few family road trips to Michigan and Lake Erie, and we had a lot of fun with family and friends staying close to home, swimming, biking, and camping. Thanks!

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  77. We went to the beach and had lots of fun.

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  80. We drove across the country- “adventure” is right!! 🙂

  81. We had a great time swimming at the beach this summer.

  82. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    Not much vacationing this year. I have a daughter starting her Senior year of high school and a son starting his 4th year of medical school. Next summer, when each of them graduate, we will have a huge family reunion. My son is going to school in Galveston, Texas, so I’m planning on having the wing ding on the beach.

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  85. Monique Rizzo says:

    I wouldnt say best summer ever. We have had fun. Zoos, Trips to Mt. Rainier, Mowich Lake,the Creek,Ocean shores!
    Thanks for the chance.

  86. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    I haven’t had the best summer ever yet. I’m waiting to find miss right first then we’ll make it the best summer

  87. Not ever but definitely a top 10 🙂 I was off from work for 7 weeks (medical leave, but woohoo no work!!), we went to the beach for a week, and I’ve lost over 50# since summer started, so yeah it’s been pretty good 🙂

  88. Christina says:

    Probably not the best summer ever since our plans had to drastically change due to some medical issues for my daughter, but we had a pretty great summer. A few day trips to the river and springs, 2 weekend camping trips and lots of laid back, fun days in the sun playing games and just hanging out. Still managed to have wonderful and fun times with my kids (and I am so sad they are off to school again!).

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  92. One of my best summers was last year when I was able to spend time with my grandson. This summer has pretty much been uneventful so far…

  93. wanda flanagan says:

    This summer was one of our families best summers ever usually hubby and I are working and kids go to camps and grandparents for summer but this year we were able to take some time off and we all went to Carowinds for some family fun it was a great time and one we will always remember .

  94. I had a really great summer 🙂 We went to the finger lakes twice and to the poconos a couple of times and we’re heading to yellowstone next week.

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  96. We had a great summer! Just another “lazy” on on the farm. We spent our days picking veggies and fruit, taking walks, playing outside and running through the sprinkler. It was great.
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  109. Anne Loyd says:

    We had a great summer because we just stayed home this year. We enjoyed time together swimming in our pool, as well as get togethers with our friends!

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  113. JEssica Gengler says:

    We went to the beach and spent time together —

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  116. Joyce Mlinek says:

    Enjoyed the summer with our daughter home from college. We drove 7 hours up north to Navarre FL to visit our daughter and her husband with 3 of our grandkids and spent some time with them. And, living in Lakeland FL, we are just 55 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico so we try to have a beach day once a week.

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  120. Susan Ladd says:

    My summer has been swimming and cook outs this year. Like on FB and thanks for the great sweep. Hope to win 🙂

  121. Soha Molina says:

    Our summer was uneventful but that;s the way we like it.

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  123. I took my grandkids to the zoo, the aquarium, and the academy of sciences. We took hikes in the woods and collected bird feathers. It was a lot of fun, but now they’r back in in school….. Oh well, there’s always next smmer.

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  126. Linda Kish says:

    Since I don’t work and don’t have kids at home, my summers are no different than the rest of the year. I take my daily two mile walks, play on the computer, read books, go out to eat, watch TV and play with the dogs. What else do I need to do?

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  128. Best summer ever was when the oldest learned to swim.. it took a lot of courage to get his feet wet. Now we can’t get him out of the water, now he is helping with teaching the younger kiddo’s swim.

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  132. We had a great summer, and just got back from the beach in N. Carolina

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  134. I haven’t had the best summer ever, but I have had a lot of good things happen. Usually my sisters were in town, but this past March they moved. They came home for about a week which was fantastic. My husband and I have been struggling financially, so the real emotional breaks I got this summer was when my brother and sisters came to visit.

  135. Twila Keenan says:

    We had a great summer! We just got finished a camping trip and loved it!

  136. Jennifer B says:

    I had a great summer! we went to concerts, fairs, fireworks, camping, had family cookouts, bike rides and soon going to an Amusement park

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  139. Twila Keenan says:

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  141. Janna Johnson says:

    no good summer here! work and school! 🙁
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  142. My family had a great summer. We went to New York and we went to the beach. It was fun to be together and spent time together

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  143. We had a great summer this year.All 5 kids were here and we enjoyed swimming,bouncing in the bounce house,Chucky Cheese,parties,family get-togethers,movies,playing outdoors,playing at the park and more.

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  146. Lynda Clark says:

    We had the best summer yet because my daughter moved close to me and now I can spend time with my grandkids and we have spent a lot of the summer in the pool.

  147. Lynda Clark says:

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  150. Took my mom for 60th Bday, baby sis for 21s bday and son for 3rd bday to Vegas this June. And road trip to Silverwood theme park with all the boys!

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  152. Chelsei Ryan says:

    We had a blast this summer hitting up the waterpark, Chuck E Cheese, and shopping. As well as just lounging on the porch swing and playing in the sprinkler all day.

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  155. Stephanie Phelps says:

    We visited the mountains and went camping. We had the best time floating the little creek on tubes and just enjoying some campfire family time.

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  160. we went to fun fore al in pittsburgh on our trip to michigan to visit the grandparents. it was a blast, literally.

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  162. We have had a wonder time going to the beach several times this summer.

  163. This was an average summer for us. We took day trips when it wasn’t so blasted hot outside! Most of the time was spent going to the local pool to try and keep cool. Now that the weather is cooler, we will be able to engage in more outdoor activities. And we have a large family picnic coming up that everyone is looking forward to. Thanks.

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    We just had a basic summer at home. I watched the grandkids ride their bikes across the street on the bike trail. My son-in-law made some wonderful BBQ’s. I had the best summer just being with my family.

  167. Nicole C. says:

    We did have the best summer ever. We went to Disney World for the first time!

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  171. We had a nice summer and spent a lot of time at the lake! 🙂 Thanks!

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  176. paige chandler says:

    It’s been a little too hot here in Texas to have the BEST summer ever. Close but no cigar. 🙂

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  178. Nicole Larsen says:
  179. My summer was filled with FUN!!! and ADVENTURE!!! with three growing grand-daughters in their teens life is an adventure. My youngest son got married and is moving to Fl from NM. The wedding was GREAT!!! and having a new daughter-in-law is AWESOME!!!

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  184. we went to the beach and Camping many weekends this summer.

  185. We had our first family camping adventure this summer and had a great time.

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  188. We have went to theme parks this summer.

  189. I have had a great summer just relaxing and playing outside with my son.

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  191. It’s been a decent summer, but with my hubby in Afgh, we miss him!

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  195. Denise B. says:

    We don’t have adventures until the heat and tourists are gone! 🙂 We like going to Disney World and Universal.

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  198. We BBQed a lot more this summer than last so yes it was a pretty good summer!

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  200. It’s been fun bike riding this summer! Great, healthy way to spend time!

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  204. Karen Gonyea says:

    This summer has been terrible – either it was too too too hot or way too rainy !!! Weather did not cooperate at all for any of our usual day trips / hikes or camping !!!

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  207. Randy Bailey says:

    We went to Nashville Shores, The Nashville Zoo & had a blast!!

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  211. There hasn’t been one “Best Summer Ever” but we have had some great moments: Jumping into waves in Maine; “painting” pictures on the sidewalk with water; keeping a balloon off the ground.

    You can’t force the moments you remember. You can only enjoy them as they happen!

  212. Jen Harriman says:

    The best part of our summer was our weekend away for the 4th. We rented a cabin in my favorite town in Maine, on a lake. Kids swam all day, we went fishing & looking for moose. The town had a huge celebration with a parade & childrens games. Fireworks at night. My last baby’s first 4th & it was amazing!

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  217. Cynthia C says:

    I had the best summer ever with a wonderful vacation.

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  221. This summer was really bittersweet because it was our son’s last summer at home before starting college – 5 hours from home! No big adventures, but lots of time spent together.

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  224. Melinda Dinsmore says:

    This has been kinda dull summer. We did only stay-cations. We enjoyed the pool and having ice cream treats after swimming to refuel everyone. 🙂

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    This summer my hubby got to take a one month sabbatical! It was fantastic! We went away for a week without the kids, we also did lots of day trips around our area with the kids.

  234. My best summer ever we went to Colorado and went rock climbing, hiking, & camping. Loved it!

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  237. Crissy D. says:

    This summer was okay, we are going to wrap it up with a visit to two theme parks though. One tomorrow and one next week.

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  241. Annmarie W. says:

    This was a pretty good summer! The kids went to some camps to keep them busy, and we ended the summer by going to Daytona Beach for a week! That was fun!

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    We had went to the beach and played in the sand and the waves.

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  261. I think the best summer ever is yet to come, but we’ve had some good adventures, the kind that sound mundane to adults but light up a child’s eyes! (Making a new friend, splashing our feet in a pool, sitting inside a helicopter…)

  262. yes, we went to the beach, pool, camping
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    Kids went every which way so we stayed home and enjoyed day trips~

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  274. Michelle C says:

    We’ve had a great summer. We took several small road trips and as the grand finale we spent last week at the beach. It was my 4 year old’s first time seeing the ocean and she LOVED it. Thanks for the chance to win!
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  287. I got to see my brother’s rock band play at the country fair. So much fun!
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  288. Soha Molina says:
  289. We went to Disney, went swimming, visited the aquarium and two zoos. We had lots of good quality family time!

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  300. Barbara M says:

    We had a great time this summer – went to the lake for a couple days, swimming fishing & relaxing!
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  307. I have had such a great summer.. Had the summer off of College and got to spend it with my niece and nephews being a kid again!

  308. When I was a kid we went to Cedar Point and Conneaut Lake plus camping a few times, and that to me, was the best summer ever!

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    I had better summers, but my daughter had a good summer – she got a scholarship to attend college this summer (she’s going to be a high school senior this year) and got her first job and loves it (and the paychecks!)!

  313. soha molina says:
  314. Last summer was the best summer ever! We spend almost every weekend up at our camper, the kids swam every day and it was very relaxing!

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  321. this summer we went to Texas, to the local zoo and to the aquarium!

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  332. Our best summer was a trip to Disneyworld when my son was 8. He was so excited!

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    I was able to take my son to the beach for the first time in 4 years!

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  355. i have! we went to england this summer and it was fantastic

  356. We took a 2 week family roadtrip from IN to FL and back. It was a-Mazing!

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  371. So far the summer has been great except for the crazy bi polar weather Chicago has brought.

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  376. had fun taking my son to the new pool

  377. We have had a good summer. I think our most fun adventure was a week at the lake camping, biking, hiking and swimming.

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  379. Sonya Morris says:

    Yes! Yes I have had the best summer ever! We took the Grandparents to the mountains and spent our time walking, talking, eating and making lots of memories!

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  385. We haven’t had the funds to do much this summer, but we did go to the Tennessee Aquarium and Chattanooga Zoo
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  398. The best summer ever was my 2 weeks on Nantucket this year with my family!