Summer Favorite Things Giveaway & Blog Hop

Summer Favorite Things Blog Hop & Giveaway

SUMMER is almost here!  Can you believe it?  We are in serious countdown mode for school to end, Summer to start & our vacation to begin!  I am so looking forward to the lazy days of SUMMER!

To celebrate Summer almost being here ~ 20 creative bloggers have gathered together to share THEIR favorite summer things under $50 AND we are each giving away the basket of our own Favorite Things!! How fun is that?!

 To view closer details and enter to win the other baskets, simply HOP on over to the links below, where you can also enter to win the giveaway on their sites.

You can enter to win ONE or all TWENTY, what ever looks fun to you.  There’s such a great variety from all the bloggers.  From fun crafty items, home decor, household, jewelry, beauty products and office supplies to snacks, bags, gift cards and so much more!  There’s a little fun for everyone!

Summer Favorite Things Blog Hop

1. Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke | 2. No Biggie | 3. Tatertots and Jello | 4. The Idea Room | 5. TidyMom | 6. Dine & Dish | 7. Skip to My Lou | 8. House of Smiths | 9. I Heart Faces | 10. Nest of Posies | 11. The Inspired Room | 12. Living Locurto | 13. 30 Handmade Days | 14. Picky Palate | 15. Today’s Creative Blog | 16. Live Laugh Rowe | 17. Snap Creativity | 18. My Baking Addiction | 19. Sweet Sugar Belle | 20. FoodieCrush

Here’s what to do:

  • Take a quick glance at the collage above

  • Scroll to the bottom of this post to see my giveaway up close with details of my favorite summer things

  • Enter to win my gift basket using the giveaway widget below ($125 value)

  • HOP to all of the other sites to enter to win their gifts and say hello!

Look around and enjoy the sites of the 2o creative bloggers–they will not disappoint!  Be sure to tell your friends!

My Favorite Things Up Close (1)

I had so much fun putting my Summer favorites together!!!  All my regular readers know, I LOVE color & I think Summer is the perfect time to have or wear colorful things!

So here are my handpicked items:

summer in a bag - favorite things giveaway

Orange & white stripe jute carry all (beach or pool) bag :: Pantone Emerald Green Tribal Beach Towel :: Led light Luminary Lanterns (perfect for front porch sitting at night = my fave!) :: Colorful fringe bunting to celebrate Summer :: Sangria Ice Tea :: chevron pink paper straws :: Hawaiian Tropic After Sun Moisturizer :: Elle Pink Coral Nail Polish & Pink Coral Lip Gloss :: Colorful candles to celebrate the lazy days of Summer :: YES facial wipes in pink grapefruit (love these!) :: chocolate mint M&Ms :: Water balloons (or at least balloons for throwing water balloons, because Summer isn’t complete without a good soaking balloon fight!) :: mint & white stripe wallet :: my favorite Orbit gum :: $30 Starbucks gift card (for your favorite Summer drink) :: $25 Target gift card (not pictured)

summer in a bag - favorite things giveaway

Shopping for all these fun favorite things, put me so in the mood for Summer!  I can’t wait for it to be here!

Summer Favorite Things Giveaway via Nest of Posies

TO ENTER:  Just use the rafflecopter widget below to enter.  Remember once you’ve entered here, there are 19 other bloggers giving away their favorite things as well!  Every giveaway is unique & each giveaway will be extremely easy to enter!


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  1. Dawn Renee' says:

    no specific vacation plans, doing the stay-cation and working on outdoor projects. may escape for an over-nite with my girlfriends, soon!

    • Beth Kantor says:

      We could not afford a vacation with 4 kids so we are getting creative and borrowing a friends tent from one friend and supplies from another and now all we need is the sky overhead :) Family bonding and I hope no wood-ticks!

  2. No specific plans yet – but we are counting down till the last day of school, June 14th!

  3. I have 8.5 days until my summer starts. I’m a teacher.

  4. AppleTree says:

    We’re not really vacationing. I am teaching summer school. Boo!

  5. Teresa Cline says:

    About 80 more days until our Cape Cod vacation!

  6. So fun! I’m off to check out some of these other lovely ladies as well :)

    • Whoops-didn’t answer the question…my yongest is out of preschool next week, but Nat isn’t out of school until June 5th. We don’t have any big plans yet-but I am going to the Bruno Mars concert in July! :)

  7. This giveaway looks like my favorite part of summer – the pool!

    Thank you for the opportunity!

  8. Sara Westhead says:

    School ends on June 26, then on to Vacation Bible School and a family reunion in NJ!

  9. This is such a fun idea! I can’t wait for summer!

  10. brianna peterson says:

    Get to spend my first summer in washington state with the three loves of my life, my husband, my daughter and my new little man :)

  11. No Summer vacation for me, but I’m excited to get a sun-tan at the pool!

  12. 5 weeks until Chicago!!

  13. We have made any plans yet, but we would love to go to the beach. Summer starts at the beginning of June!

  14. Natalie Huskerson says:

    We are going to North Carolina in June!!! Never been and super excited!

  15. Kelly Patz says:

    The kindling gets out of school June 20th, no real plans of yet, just watch the fireflies :)

  16. 13 school days :)

  17. 8 more school days and 11 calendar days! I am coming home and going to BED after all the students are sent on their way! LOL

  18. nancy d says:

    Sadly I don’t have any detailed plans. But I’m planning on some fun day trips and weekend getaways with my daughter. The kind where you just throw a few clothes in a suitcase and head on down the road. Those can be the best kind of trips!

  19. Jaime F says:

    We are taking two mini vacations: one with our baby and one without!!

  20. 11 days left..Lots of plans! HEaded to the coast for a week, thenmostly things around town!

  21. Bridget says:

    Not sure where we are going but I hope its soon!

  22. Rachel Jacobson says:

    My summer trip is not until July 26th. My hubby & I are going to Cape Cod with another couple; can’t wait!

  23. Deirdre says:

    Not going anywhere this year, except maybe a weekend visit to see friends in Boston.

  24. Amanda Christensen says:

    We don’t have any specific summer vacation plans yet, but I’m hoping to take our girls to California to visit family in July. S that would be something like……45 days away? lol

  25. Laurie Strand says:

    Love that beach towel!! This is a great idea:-) this summer we are going to the ocean as we live in Washington state. Thanks Laurie

  26. Ugh, no summer vacation because my hubby is an active duty Marine and currently has zero time off for the next two years, however, we will be doing fun “staycation” things on the weekends. :)

  27. Nicole H. says:

    8 days of school…no traveling as we are having a baby this summer!

  28. Kimberly H says:

    No vacation for us this summer, but enjoying the warm weather at home!

  29. We are headed to the great state of SC on June 13th- beach living here we come!! :-)

  30. Yvette E says:

    I love the tote bag and straws

  31. Only 5 more days, then I’m on the road to DC!

  32. I’m technically on summer vacation already since I’m off for school, but I’m heading to Paris at the end of June for the start of my year abroad..

  33. Nicole P. says:

    We are going to my parents house and then to a family wedding in just 3 weeks. Not necessarily a vacation but we will be in a hotel and seeing tons of family..

  34. Ginny D says:

    I am currently on vacation in a way….I just moved to a new state and am crashing at my parents until I find a job and apartment!

  35. No summer vacation for us. :( But hopefully we can make it to the beach one of these days!

  36. In one month, we’re getting together with my parents and siblings (and families) to spend a day tanking on the river.

  37. We are planning a trip to the lake for a long weekend coming up in June. Hopefully we will have a fun filled summer with lots of hiking and traveling!

  38. My kids have 20 days left of school, then summer break! No plans for a vacation, just at home fun!

  39. no summer vacation — but the first weekend of May some girlfriends and I went to Orange Beach Al. It was lots of fun!

  40. I’m already on my summer vacation! However, I don’t have plans to go anywhere :( I’ll just have to make my own adventures right where I am!!

  41. Evelyn R says:

    We are going to the beach in 3 weeks

  42. My husband’s teaching summer school this year and I’m a stay at home mom so no big summer vacation plans for us this year… just spending time together as a family when we can.

  43. Carol Boardway says:

    13 more days and then I will be on summer vacation. No plans, yet, I usually play it by ear!

  44. Sarah S. says:

    We’re leaving on Friday for our Granny’s farm!!

  45. Stephanie Wickstrom says:

    One month until Florida!

  46. I don’t think we will be going anywhere for vacation this year.

  47. Fun giveaway!! I plan to do more re-modeling on my house this summer. maybe we will make it to the pool to relax a bit. Thanks for hosting. Amber @ Tales of Domestica!

  48. No travel plans yet – but love this giveaway!

  49. Judi Welke says:

    No vacation plans just yet!

  50. Tiffany B. says:

    We don’t normally take a “summer vacation, but we happen to be heading to Nags Head, NC in a couple of weeks with some friends from college. I’m really looking forward to a week at the beach! Heck yeah…

  51. What a fun bag of goodies!

    Not a whole lot of summer plans. Graduate school, baking, and family.. Camping when we can. :)

  52. School ends on June 11th for me! Can’t wait! That day cannot come sooner… (tick tock, tick tock…)

    No particular plans yet, but I do believe I’m going to Boston with my family because my sister is going to start her first year of college this fall! :)
    -Grace :)
    Summer, here I come!

  53. I have 12 more days till vacation with the family but only 7 more school days left, I am a social worker in schools.

  54. 10 days but who’s counting?! Our first trip out west, I can’t wait!

  55. One month til the beach!

  56. We are fortunate enough to live on the Gulf coast, so we spend nearly every weekend at the beach

  57. amy wechsler says:

    30 days until summer break, but our vacation will only be a 1 day trip to waterpark. Our oldest is going into Kindergarten so we have planning to do.

  58. 12 more days until summer vacation begins! I’m not sure if we’re going to be able to go on a vacation or not. If we can’t, water balloons in the backyard sound like a whole lot of fun!

  59. Shivani Shah says:

    This bag is perfect for summer time! Love it all!

  60. Janelle says:

    Taking a big trip out west this summer. Can’t wait! :)

  61. Wendy Orme says:

    My husband is Googling our summer vacation as I type. We’re still not sure where or when we’re going though.

  62. Elise L. says:

    Summer vacation has started!

  63. Angela Betlewicz says:

    We are taking a few days and hanging at Daytona Bch!

  64. Betsy K says:

    2 weeks, and I will head up the East Coast! Can’t wait for some delish lobster rolls and time near the water!

  65. No specific vacation plans. Hoping to sneak away for some weekend trips, though!

  66. Rebecca Schear says:

    About 4 weeks left of school, than the beach will be our friend. =)

  67. Kim Summers says:

    Our summer vaca starts in 17 days and we’re kicking off the festivities with a move!

  68. Maggie Wallace says:

    One month!

  69. Krista Y says:

    My favorite part of summer is spending time at the beach with family and friends – bring on the sun! I love the beach bag in your giveaway.

  70. Christa says:

    My kiddos are on year round, so we don’t really get an official summer break. :( But on the three weeks they do have off we plan on hitting up as many water parks in our area as we can!

  71. Lisa P. says:

    I am going to the beach in DE in August with some friends.

  72. Both the kids and I are done on June 13…we have a bucket list of things to do and I can’t wait!

  73. Love this!

  74. Kate W. says:

    we have no summer plans yet…boo :(

  75. Our summer has started!!! We have a big roadtrip planned for Washington state!

  76. Can’t wait for family get togethers!!!

  77. In LOVVEEE with that bag, so cute!!

  78. 4 more days then we’re off to see the Mouse!

  79. Anjie Behunin says:

    11 more days until summer vacation! We aren’t really going anywhere- a stay-caytion in a town 3 hours away and maybe a few camping trips here and there. I’m just looking forward to not having a set schedule!

  80. Just a couple more weeks :) I’m staying in town mostly, but at the end of the summer, I’m moving! :)

  81. jules p says:

    sadly enough…i can’t go on vacation this year. :( But i haven’t been on vacation in 20 years. just never have the money to go.

  82. Kirby A. says:

    Summer has already started, not to get busy planning trips!

  83. No actual “vacation” planned, but 30 days till both kids are out of school

  84. 3 months til Orlando, FL!!!

  85. Michelle F says:

    We don’t really have vacation plans but we will probably take a couple of weekend trips.

  86. We go on vacation at the end of June. We always go on a road trip and we don’t ever really know where we are going. There are been times and we’ve got in the car and flipped a coin to see if we were going east or west.

  87. Other than spending a week as a leader at a girl’s camp for teenagers, I don’t have any specific vacation plans. Maybe I’ll be able to sneak in a day trip over a weekend sometime. :)

  88. I got a summer job, so no vacation until August. We might go to Minnesota to visit friends.

  89. sandra gest says:

    Love the tote bag and everything in it. Thanks for the chance to win such great stuff.

  90. We are heading to Northern Michigan in July for family fun and a wedding.

  91. Kelly Lane says:

    Summer has started and we will kick it off with a bang next month in Florida. I can’t wait for my vacation!! Thanks for the chance to win an awesome bag full of awesome stuff!!

  92. Myra Stoudt says:

    Ilove summer and plan tobspend most of it going to local places , gardening and reading in my hammock near the pool! Thanks for your amazing website. This teacher loves it!

  93. Errin Brown says:

    I love your blog and would love to win this. My daughter is graduating high school in a few weeks and we will be heading to Mexico for her senior trip. This would be the perfect bag to take along with all the goodies.

  94. Our summer vacay isn’t until the end of July. So far away!!

  95. Shaunna Ricard says:

    My summer vacation starts in 14 days! My husband and I are heading to the Canadian Rocky Mountains for some camping!

  96. We’re going to Kentucky to visit my grandparents at the beginning of July.

  97. Jeannine DiBart says:

    Off to Cape Cod in August- I can’t wait!!!

  98. Nicole Seekell says:

    Memorial Day Weekend is my next vacation…but, June 29th is my birthday, so maybe then!

  99. Lot going on this summer but no vacation plans. A few get-aways though and I’ll be looking forward to them! (Already am!)

  100. Going to San Diego in 60 days

  101. Unfortunately, I don’t have summer vacation since I just started my new position a little less than two months ago. But I am going on vacation for my birthday in November. Going to Universal Orlando. So excited to visit Hogwarts lol

  102. Michelle says:

    Not sure about our summer plans just yet.

  103. My summer starts in 2.5 days but I have no plans because I will be working.

  104. I am loving all of these summer giveaways! Fun favorites, for sure!

  105. No plans at this time. We may just do a staycation in Vegas.

  106. Sherlyn says:

    Too many!!! Heading to Cherry Grove Beach for week in September.

  107. I’m going to a camp in July!

  108. Michelle says:

    My favorite thing about summer is being able to spend more time doing things outdoors! I’m planning on going hiking every chance I get!

  109. We live close to a lake and will be spending time there. We have 2 weeks before summer begins!

  110. Alison Douglas says:

    Beach. Beach. And more beach!

  111. Kathy Ashenfelter says:

    I love color too! I would love to win!

  112. My daughter is on summer break as of last Friday. She is having a birthday in July. We are going to Seagrove Beach in late July.

  113. Linda Wilson says:

    Like taking care of our landscaping garden

  114. Tracy m. says:

    Just home to New England…

  115. Katherine Beljour says:

    I don’t yet have a vacation planned…but maybe a few day trips would be fun!

  116. BRENDA SUTTON says:

    No Summer vacation for me. Just hang out around the house.

  117. danielle says:

    30-but our plans are kicking back and taking it easy!

  118. 9 more “official” school days until summer vacation…then we are headed to DC, then the Twin Cities, then the lake. Good times!

  119. 1 month & to the Mall of America!!

  120. Mint m & Ms all right

  121. Becky Prasek says:

    No set plans yet…but looking forward to nights outside with cold drinks and good food with friends and family,lazy long drives,and ice cream!

  122. We have a little less than 3 weeks left and we are SO looking forward to family camp!

  123. 22 more days of school and we are just hanging at home this summer going to the beach and six flags as much as we can!
    Kathy k

  124. 4 days! And heading to Taiwan :)

  125. Candace says:

    Stay at home mom of two babies so its always summer!

  126. moving this summer- no vacay

  127. Alisa Biggs says:

    We are planning on going in late July but not sure exactly the date yet. We will be traveling to a resort in Wisconsin to go fishing & water sports with the girls!

  128. Chelsea E. says:

    My summer vacation has already started! And so far just being back home with my family after a year away for college has been enough of a vacation for me :)

  129. Melissa says:

    1.5 Days ! Bring on summer!

  130. Kids got out of school Friday so summer has officially started for us! But no plans for a vacation, just hanging at home this year!

  131. About 42 days until we go to visit Grandma and Grandpa!

  132. Morgan H. says:

    Summer is here, looking forward to some family-at-home-together time!

  133. Steph Coupns says:

    i have a few more weeks left til my summer vacation starts – i’ll be headed to the beach with my family!!

  134. Marissa says:

    I graduated college last week, so summer is ON!!

  135. Kate C. says:

    Just planning to enjoy the summer this year but saving up for a BIG vacation next summer. :o)

  136. Emily Jones says:

    Excited for summer :)

  137. 1 month from today – switzerland!

  138. katie morphew says:

    One of my summertime favorite things is Estee Lauder bronze goddess bronzer….amazing! Hope I win this bag of your amazing favorites! :)

  139. Sadly, I don’t really get a summer vacation! Going to be running a camp for kids.

  140. Marcee Rodgers says:

    No major vacations for us this summer, but lots of camps!

  141. I don’t have many vacation days so no plans as of yet … maybe just take a few small trips on my 3 days weekends!

  142. We are going to Munich for Oktoberfest so it is still a ways off until our next vacation and it isn’t really a summer vacation… but I still can’t wait!!!

  143. Such a cute selection of goodies! Our vacation starts in July, and we’re finally going to California! YAY! :)

  144. I get summer in about 3 weeks and will be just doing fun local stuff with the kids.

  145. Blair S. says:

    I love it!

  146. Blair S. says:

    July 4th … I’m attending a wedding and then heading to the beach.

  147. Christy George says:

    In about 25 days, headed to Branson, MO (30 min away)

  148. Carianne Hein says:

    Officially on Summer vacation starting now! No vacations planned, just spending quality time with my little boy!

  149. We have 4 weeks left and are going to visit family and for a fun week at our favorite lake for the 4th!

  150. I love this package! I love orange- that bag is adorable. Can’t wait to hit the beach!

  151. Just a few more weeks! Going on an all girls trip with my mom and sister :)

  152. Eight days until the end of school for the kiddos and then every day is vacation.

  153. Carole Bradshaw says:

    I love the Elle coral pink nail polish and lip gloss!

  154. In august I’m headed to the beach with the love of my life!

  155. Two months and I can’t wait!

  156. I’m planning on taking lots of day trips with my family and friends

  157. ten weeks, and we are going to south east asia!!!!

  158. I am on summer break NOW! This summer I’m going to Atlanta, Chicago,panama city beach, Alabama, and Michigan! The yes product would be AWESOME to have, as well as the Starbucks card to keep up my energy!

  159. Rebecca says:

    Love this giveaway!!! So ready for summer to get here!

  160. Susan H. says:

    I’m going to the beach first wk of August. Haven’t counted down the days yet. Thanks for the fun giveaway.

  161. 4 more days of school! Woo Hoo! I can’t wait to spend the summer in the pool!

  162. Katie Badgett says:

    Love spending time in the sun!!!

  163. I don’t have a summer vacation planned but there will be many days spent at the pool and beach if I have anything to do about it.

  164. Anastasia says:

    four working days at the daycare then I will be summer adventuring. my hubby and i are planning to relocated : )

  165. Ashleigh says:

    I can’t wait to swim in the pool

  166. Rikk-Dee says:

    Kids get out of school in 2 months, but we are not going anywhere.

  167. 2 1/2 more days! We’ll be headed to church camp in a few weeks!

  168. Christina says:

    Five more days to summer vacation!! We are going on several smaller weekend trips but have lots of fun stuff at home planned!

  169. Kati Turnboo says:

    Summer starts when it finally warms up outside to play!

  170. Just 2 more weeks, and we are moving from west coast to east coast, so no vacations but will enjoy the summer in a new location.

  171. Hawaii in 4 weeks! Woohoo!!!!!!

  172. Totally looking forward to the summer. My oldest child will be graduating high school on June 12th. Then we are all on summer break. No big plans for the summer. Hoping to hit the beach as often as I can!

  173. Therese says:

    I’m road tripping to Colorado in three weeks!

  174. About a month – San Diego!

  175. 23 more days until Hawaii

  176. Charity Cram says:

    Not sure, and hoping to go to the Creation Museum

  177. Shelley D says:

    Florida in a month and then Fort Stevens a month after that.

  178. Jennifer Bick says:

    We don’t usually go away… This summer will be about spending as much time together as possible before my son leaves for college :(

  179. Lindsay F says:

    4 more days for me! I will be going home to spend the summer with my family.

  180. My on gets out of school Thursday and we are going to Washington State in July!!
    Thank you for the opportunity(;

  181. Only three more weeks to a cross-country road trip! :)

  182. My son has 11 days of school til we are done with our school commute which very much feels like a summer vacation for me. We will be going camping in the Sequoias starting in July…and I can’t wait!

  183. No summer vacation plans yet :(

  184. Karen aguilar says:

    We are going to Oregon in June to so my niece graduate from OSU

  185. We just got back from and early summer vacation. We vacationed in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for 8 days.. We had a BLAST!!!

  186. 6 months. We live in Oz and will be going home the States for a visit.

  187. My daughter is on year round school, so we don’t really get a “real” summer vacation. :( But we will spend plenty of time at the pool and water parks on our time off! Love your prizes!

  188. 3 weeks…going to Lake Tahoe!

  189. Ashley C says:

    No specific plans as of yet, just excited for warm weather!!

  190. Janlyn Madrid says:

    My kids are not in school yet so we can start summer now! No big plans, maybe go see my parents. Get my son ready for preschool next year!!!

  191. Jennifer C. says:

    23 days left! I’m going home to see my famiily

  192. I still have until August before vacation. But I’m sooo excited to go to Portland to visit my sister, brother in law and neice!!

  193. I’m a college student so my vacation has officially begun, I’m starting off the summer with a vacation to Lake Powell! It’s always such a fun way to start the summer!

  194. I love the towel and bag

  195. our vacation starts in a week, we are going to berlin!

  196. Marilyn says:

    47 more days and I’m off to PA to visit my family … I haven’t seen them in 2 years so I can’t wait!

  197. Around 80 days left until I head to Norway for nearly 4 weeks. Can’t wait.

  198. Stay-cation for us & Vegas/Colorado Springs for my girls!

  199. We have a vacation planned for June 12-16, and another one in august (haven’t decided on the exact date yet)

  200. 11 days until we go up to Fargo, ND for a wedding weekend- love seeing my extended family!

  201. anastassia says:

    no vacation for me, but hopefully my kids will get one in july.

  202. My summer vacation starts in 6 days! We’re moving back to the states from West Africa and will spend our summer basically all over the U.S. as we road trip from Utah to California to Texas to our new home in Washington DC. I’m so excited!!!

  203. heather says:

    No summer vacation for us this year husband just had back surgery.

  204. Chrissy Howell says:

    No vacation plans for summer just outdoor fun with my kids and maybe some day trips to the beach.

  205. Lora W. says:

    A lot! We aren’t taking our vaca until August. We are going to drive across NC and see the sites on the way to my SIL’s house in Charlotte.

  206. Kelly D says:

    10 days until summer vacation at the beach !

  207. Janine Markham says:

    Technically my summer vacation starts in 2 days when the little one is done with school. Only things planned so far are moving and visiting our home town.

  208. no traveling for me . . . too poor :(

  209. no trip plans this year . i like say ty for great giveaways .

  210. Kristen Bomer says:

    We have to wait until the end of August, but the beach will be waiting!

  211. can i enter??? I am from Spain

    thank you!!!

  212. Christy says:

    Bring on summer vacation, we just moved to NC and are near 4 different beaches so we hope to visit each one and stay semi local and check out our new surroundings

  213. Stay at home mom to my 1.5 year old. We’re already partying like it’s summer! Playgrounds, kiddies pools and sand!

  214. About a month more until my summer starts, and I’m going to California to visit family :)

  215. Melissa says:

    Technically I’m on my summer vacation, but I’m finishing my PhD this summer, then moving to Illinois from Massachusetts before startinga new job in August — no break here! Maybe in December :)

  216. Kathryn Louise says:

    Heading up to NJ in July

  217. Jenni C. says:

    No big plans. Just want to enjoy the few short weeks of summer we get here in Minnesota.

  218. It started last week. The Keys, here I come!

  219. First BIG summer trip is in 36 days and we’re going to Utah!!!

  220. Seven more school days before we’re out of school. We are heading to South Dakota for a wedding shortly after.

  221. Love the giveaway! I love my family sitting by the firepit on a cool summer evening and beach picnics with the kiddos:-)

  222. We don’t have kids in school, so we can vacation whenever we want. We just went to Germany last week and had a blast!

  223. About a month! Sanibel Island, Fl :)

  224. No plans, but heck, I live in South Florida. It’s sun, sand, and beach all the time.

  225. Going to Key Largo!!

  226. 21 days until I’m in Destin with my girls!

  227. 21 days until I head to North Carolina. I can’t wait! =)

  228. Christy says:

    I’m heading to Texas to visit family this summer.

  229. Two weeks and a girls trip to Florida.

  230. Meagan B. says:

    As a teacher, I am REALLY looking forward to June 6th!

  231. We are leaving for a camping trip to Edisto Beach, SC in about 20 days! I cannot wait!

  232. Ronna Powers says:

    Wow! What a great package! Would love to give this to my 13 year old Granddaughter when she comes for her summer visit, especially since we have a pool.

  233. Cathy K says:

    5 weeks and Berkshire

  234. love this! can’t wait to head to the beach this summer! thanks!

  235. Terra Gutowski says:

    We just moved into our forever house… has a pool…so we will be vacationing in our backyard this year. Typically we vacation in Hilton Head, SC.

  236. Megan B says:

    Planning on heading to our cabin in Northern Michigan.

  237. Diane P says:

    School ends this week — going on a long-promised trip to Disney in less than a week! Can’t wait!

  238. Counting down until July 3rd … then it’s family reunion in Michigan — three days of family, laughter, laziness and memories

  239. No official “summer vacation”, but might take off a day from work next week to make a trip to the beach with family from out of town!

  240. DeidreSH says:

    I have 2 more days until my summer vacation…we are going camping at the lake and I am so very excited!

  241. Cyndi c says:

    Staycation, right on my back porch while the kids swim :-)

  242. Becky Greene says:

    We don’t have specific plans yet, but hope to spend some vacation time in Massachusetts.

  243. Just a couple weeks and we are moving across the country!

  244. No plans, but trying for Seaworld in San Antonio…..

  245. Rebecca says:

    About 12 days until school is out.. We are taking small staycations all Summer.

  246. Amy Stremming says:

    We home school, so we will be doing some school this summer. Mostly just math and reading, maybe catch up on some science projects. I also work full time, but our ‘official’ summer begins with Memorial Day weekend. Plan on catching up on some reading and doing some crafty things I’ve had my eye on for a while. No big vacation plans; we usually go in the fall when it’s cooler.

  247. I’m headed to montreal and cape cod and maine this summer

  248. Colleen says:

    Love the give away. Going to Cape Cod.

  249. Jenny N says:


  250. We are headed to yellowstone this summer! Thanks for a great giveaway!

  251. Heather Riecken says:

    My favorite part of summer is vacation and wearing flip-flops!!

  252. Consuelo says:

    Not exactly a summer vacation but a pilgrimage and service trip to Brazil about 50 days.

  253. Today! It’s my birthday and what I’ve always decided was the official start of my summer!

  254. Carrie Eastman says:

    I would love to have a vacation!! Im not seeing one in my near future :(

  255. Sara Palacios says:

    I love all things summer!!!

  256. Leann Lindeman says:

    We don’t have any plans yet.. we have discussed going to San Antonio!

  257. 4 days til I’m on vacation! I’m a teacher and we are out of school this week!

  258. Melissa says:


  259. Does taking a few days off this week to move count as vacation?!

  260. Jeannie says:

    Visiting colleges with my oldest!! Scary!! Need a basket like this to help decompress!

  261. I have about five more weeks of school left before summer really starts- I can’t wait to spend time with my kiddos :) We are going to Gulf Shores in June!!

  262. Montana on July 3rd!

  263. No summer vacation for me, but I’m going to make the most of my weekends by spending lots of time outdoors at the pool, biking, and picnicing with friends!

  264. bethany says:

    would love to win this giveaway!

  265. bethany says:

    love these giveaways!!

  266. Bonni Klemm says:

    The bag is to die for!

  267. School ends on June 21st so four more weeks! yeah!! our plans are sleeping in (if my 14 month old concurs :) ), playing by the pool and at the beach, and maybe camping. I love having all my girls home over the summer so spending time with the little ones is high on the list.

  268. Julie Johnson says:

    Awesome giveaway! We are going camping in the next week as our family vacation.

  269. About a month till vacation…headed to a couple different places, Kings Island, then back up to Michigan, some good family traveling

  270. Catherine Z says:

    30 days until vacation!! at the beach!!

  271. krystle says:

    one month from tomorrow (ny gets out late)! we are going to Hilton head for a whole week…kiddo free!!!

  272. Rachael Werth says:

    5 more days and I am taking my girls to visit Grandmas in my hometown over Memorial Day weekend

  273. Melissa B in IL says:

    A week from Weds and boys are all done!

  274. The kids get out of school in 2 weeks. But, we’re farmers, so the busy season is now!

  275. Kathie B. says:

    We have a month of school left and I’ve got a Key West vacation coming up!

  276. wen-cassie says:


    My vacation is 15 days away with weekends, and i am going to visit England!!
    I am really looking forward to it!!

    Thanks for the giveaway!!
    Have a good day!!

  277. Vacation is fist of July and going to Houston and the beach.

  278. Katie M. says:

    We leave July 3 for 5 days in Northern Michigan with our extended family

  279. Looking forward to (re)teaching the shorties to swim — the pool will be our vacation!

  280. Whitney Rodgers says:

    Love that tote!

  281. Whitney Rodgers says:

    32 days until Kiawah Island, SC!

  282. Christina says:

    About 45 days until we’re off to Georgia and Florida! It’ll be our babies first time at the beach :)

  283. We are taking our kids to Yellowstone in June. I am so excited to share the park the way I did growing up, in a trailer inside the park.

  284. Megan A. says:

    I’m currently on summer break, but no vacations planned.

  285. Alicia Hart says:

    Summer Vacation officially starts June 7th…then it is long weekends at our cabin in Northern MI, a trip to the Smoky Mountains, and weekends boating on the Great(est) Lakes! Woohoo!

  286. Amy Starr says:

    No specific plans yet, but I’m sure we’ll do some camping and go to the shore.

  287. Andrea E. says:

    This bag is FAB-U-LOUS! I cannot wait for pool days to begin! Thanks for the fun giveaway! :)

  288. I just got back from a wedding weekend in CT with my girl friends. My next trip away is the week of the fourth of July to the Cape! I can’t wait for a whole week off!

  289. No specific vacation plans this summer, just trying to enjoy the nice weather as much as possible.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  290. I am a teacher and am done in 3.5 days! Woop woop!

  291. Rose D. says:

    No summer vacation for me, but I’m OK with it!

  292. beach vacation!

  293. Carolyn Benik says:

    We planned a fall vacation instead of summer this year, but I’m still looking forward to fun in the sun around home with my kiddos!

  294. Am looking forward to my vacation in July. 2 weeks of doing NOTHING but bumming with hubby and kids – road trip!

  295. I don’t have a summer vacation planned :( My husband’s in medical school so time and money are tight. This giveaway would make a day trip to the beach more manageable, though!

  296. Mary Beth says:

    We will be doing the ever popular ‘Stay-cation’ But in all honesty, that really is my favorite place to be!

  297. Three weeks of school left! We are going the historical route on the East Coast- From Charleston to NY we hope to see a lot of Civil War sites and Revolutionary War sites. Maybe even some Pirates!!

  298. 7 day cruise on July 13 !!!

  299. Rebecca says:

    In about 2 1/2 weeks going to Cape Cod with my bf for my birthday!

  300. Vanessa Ramos says:

    My plans for the summer are lots of swimming and enjoying every single moment of summer with the family!

  301. sandi h says:

    no plans yet

  302. I’m spending the summer vacation taking advantage of our pool and we’re trying to plan a “babymoon” to Seattle

  303. Our kids only have two more days of school until summer break. We are not planning any vacations but will instead enjoy a “staycation” hanging out at home in our pool.

  304. trisha kilpatrick says:

    My kids are homeschooled so we have been on summer break for a couple of weeks now. My husband and mom are taking two of my kids on vacation, but I’m staying home with the third child because she just got a job as a nanny for the summer.

  305. Melissa Foust says:

    1 1/2 months till we go see family in the Pacific Northwest!

  306. Madelyn says:

    34 more days, and headed to Denver!

  307. No vacation plans yet, but I’m hoping to take my kids up north here in Michigan and to the beach!

  308. 8 days, but no plans to go anywhere.

  309. LOVE the color in your collection! Perfect for our lake house get away in a few weeks!

  310. Kristina says:

    As a grad student doing research in the sciences, I don’t get a summer vacation, so I won’t be going anywhere, but luckily I live in Florida and can go to the beach on the weekends =)

  311. love the bag and towell

  312. Angie Nunez (@sup3rmom) says:

    69 days, 22 hours until my summer vacation (yes i know it will be the end of summer) but we are going on our first cruise, 5 days and headed to cozumel! Super excited!

  313. Love the tote…great for the beach

  314. Rebecca says:

    haven’t planned yet!!

  315. As a student, my vacation is home, and I’m happy to say it’s already begun! :)

  316. Ashley Whisenant says:

    We went to costa rica in April so no summer vaca!

  317. I don’t have a vacation planned yet but hopefully one is coming!

  318. alicia k says:

    unfortunately, no summer plans. hoping to put together a nice stay-cation instead.

  319. No plans this year, sadly.

  320. 6 days….London to visit my bro

  321. 32 days until we get to go to the most beautiful place in the world aka KAUAI! We are taking our sweet baby girl and I can’t wait for her to experience our most favorite vacation spot!

  322. I don’t know if I will get a summer vacation.

  323. 0 days! Im excited to visit Georgia and Ohio this summer

  324. Summer vacation countdown just 2 more days!!! We are not traveling far just visiting Grandma a couple cities over :)

  325. Melanie Montgomery says:

    We can’t afford one this year.

  326. This giveaway hop is such fun! Lots of great things and people!!

  327. Ashley S. says:

    Because I am in college, my summer has already begun! Just finished finals last week so today is technically my first day of summer :)
    My favorite thing about summer (besides fabulous summer giveaways!) is taking long road trips in the warm summer sun! This summer, I plan to go to Maine for some white water rafting!

  328. Stefanie E. says:

    I love all the colors in your favorite things bag. Can’t wait for summer!

  329. No summer vacation plans just yet.

  330. Shawn B! says:

    Kid get out in 17 days! Then lots of day trips!

  331. Not taking an official summer vacation – just some long weekends at the cottage : )

  332. Alissa Falcone says:

    Four more days until the four-day weekend! Going to NYC with my mom to shop till we drop!

  333. Erin Leanos says:

    Summer starts June 7th for us and we can’t wait to road trip to California !!

  334. Since my hubs is a fire chief & summer is super busy for the fire service- we take our vacation in the fall.

  335. 5 more days!! We are going on an Alaskan cruise in July

  336. Gina M. says:

    not going anywhere for vacation but, plan on going to the beach several times throughout the summer.

  337. Michelle J. says:

    Three more days, and we’re sticking around here for a bit!

  338. Christine Cunningham says:

    I’m between jobs right now so for me summer is already here :) just spending time with getting stuff done around the house and relaxing while i look for new job

  339. Karen T says:

    I’m in a summer class so no big summer vacation for me :( but I am visiting my sister this weekend!

  340. Olivia Christine says:

    Great stuff! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  341. Tina Hughes says:

    I’m already on summer vacation, we’ll be taking a stay-cation because I start a new schooling program in July

  342. it’s all so colorful and pretty! I neeed it lol

  343. shawn rose baker says:

    Not an exact date but around the 3rd week in July we are going to the dominican republic with no children. So excited!

  344. Sandra Mosolgo says:

    A week at the beach in Aug

  345. I’m going to Vegas Friday. VEGAS!!!

  346. I have 3 more months! Late summer vacation this year! I am SO ready!

  347. Maribeth M says:

    No vacation for me, just day trips – probably the zoo. :)

  348. 3 more days. We are going camping in California

  349. jacalyn williamson says:

    19 we are going to visit family in Louisiana, than in july going to Disney for the 1st time.

  350. I don’t really get a summer vacation, but we are headed to the beach for a three day weekend!

  351. Christine says:

    I’m taking a quick vacation at the end of June to see New Kids on the Block!!

  352. Nicole G says:

    My summer vacation is in mid July – going to Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.

  353. Amy Cooley says:

    Summer vacation starts when my boys are out of school…7 days and counting. It will be a staycation for us.

  354. Jenni Shaver says:

    I am planning to stay wet as much as possible this summer – the pool, the lake, the sprinkler!

  355. We got out of school a week ago last Friday, and our vacation this summer will be a family reunion in July. Can’t wait!!

  356. Haley S says:

    My summer vacation has already begun! And I am relaxing (:

  357. Gina L. says:

    Four more days! Sadly, no vacation plans this summer.

  358. Around a month until the kids are done with school. We’re hoping to go to Hershey Park

  359. 17 days!! Im so excited! We are taking our kids and nephews camping at the Payson Lakes in Utah! Swimming, campfires, Stars, forest…doesn’t get any better!

  360. No vacay plans- just taking it easy here at home.

  361. I am going with my sister and nephew to Florida in July. It might be hot there but it will be hotter in Tucson. I just can’t wait for the adventure to begin!

  362. Whitney says:

    2 weeks! We plan on heading to the beach!

  363. Kristie says:

    I am actually on vacation now in Florida!

  364. Amy Chadbourne says:

    17 More days until I visit my friends in Ohio for a week. I can’t wait!

  365. Meghan Barcenas says:

    My summer vacation starts July 4th! Looking forward to fireworks and swimming!

  366. I don’t technically get a summer vacation this year since hubby and I ran away for our anniversary in April.

  367. going to disney world this weekend!

  368. Emily B. says:

    7 days and counting!! I am *hopefully* going to Disneyland!!

  369. Amy Webber says:

    no specific summer vacay plans right now but i’m dyinggg to plan one! :)

  370. annabelle says:

    My girls finish the 14 of June and since we live on an island, we are going to the beach!!!!

  371. No vacation this summer…I’m due with baby girl #3 in July so we’re staying put!

  372. Michelle says:

    Lucky for me, I have a “summer” (memorial day) vacation that kicks off this weekend – I’m meeting my parents in Chicago to celebrate all three of our birthdays, since we’re all May babies. :) Can’t wait!

  373. Alicia J. says:

    Exactly 4 weeks from today. If you could decide where I’m going I’d be really grateful. We can’t decide whether to go to PA and visit family or just go someplace we’ve never been before.

  374. 47 days til Myrtle Beach!

  375. Brandy Flora says:

    Must do a beach trip!!!

  376. Leslie Kiley says:

    This bag looks like a beach party to me! I am traveling to San Diego this summer and would love to take this with me!

  377. Ashley D. says:

    I have to work this summer, so I am not sure when I’ll get away. Probably sometime in the next month!

  378. Our first mini-vacay is only 4 days away. Memorial day camping trip in VA

  379. None planned yet, but will probably be going somewhere in new hampshire

  380. I’m unfortunately not taking a big vacation this year. However, I plan on going to the NJ beaches a few weekends this summer so I have that to look forward to!

  381. No plans for a vacation but still loving the warm weather and rapidly approaching summer!

  382. No real plans, just looking to enjoy some summer sun!!

  383. Stephanie Phelps says:

    53 more days til we go camping in the mountains!

  384. Lj Carrieri says:

    The middle of July were heading to CA for my sis-in-laws wedding.

  385. 10 days…we are riding the Harley all over the Ozark Mountains for 9 days! WOOT!

  386. Mandi A says:

    3 days!!! Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri.

  387. About 30 more days until our vacation in New York!

  388. We have running camp, Boy Scout camp, High adventure camp, Cub Scout day camp…I’m not sure I’m seeing vacation in there anywhere ;)

  389. Theresa says:

    We take mini weekend vacations during the summer. Hocking Hills, Ohio is one of our favorite places since we can go ziplining, camping and just relax in a nice, woodsy environment. Salt Fork State Park, Ohio is a place we discovered late last summer and we intend to go back. And I just heard of a new addition to North Park, Pa where they put in an adventure zone including ziplining and an obstacle course. We are definitely going there this summer. Wish I could afford to go diving in the tropics but not right now.

  390. Jen Ford says:

    52 days until our road trip down the Oregon Coast! We are so excited. Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  391. Stacey Burke says:

    We are taking little weekend trips ~ our first one is an anniversary trip in just a couple of weeks!!

  392. Cassidy says:

    Do mom’s get summer vacation? Hehehe… Summer vacation starts at the end of this week but we are just staycationing here at our house.

  393. Eight days till summer vacation. I take care of my grandson while my daughter teaches.
    We are going to Maine to celebrate my parents 60th wedding anniversary!!

  394. Theresa says:

    I looked around your website and decided to sign up to follow your blog!!

  395. Kristin Guth says:

    I don’t get a summer vacation because I work in childcare. However I do get a honeymoon to branson, more after our September wedding. 124 more days.

  396. Michelle says:

    Sleeping in late!

  397. Cindy Loo says:

    Just two weeks left! I’m going to Chicago to see my baby niece!

  398. seven days of school left until summer. Heading to CA later this summer. Woot!

  399. Bumblebee says:

    OOOOOH this looks so fun!!

  400. Michelle Djamoos says:

    I leave for the Excellence Resort in Punta Cana in 4 weeks to go with a bunch of college friends, my husband, and my younger brother. My first all-inclusive getaway. Very exciting!

  401. Melissa says:

    Summer vacation? What’s that?

  402. LOTS of camping!!!

  403. No days left for me as an at home momma to a two year old. But, I’m super anxious for summer anyways! :)

  404. Amanda Villalobos says:

    Our break starts in 24 days…but we go on vacation next weekend :)

  405. moona bokhari says:

    No plans yet, but vacation starts in 2 weeks…

  406. Nicole L. says:

    I don’t have an official summer vacation, but I’m expecting my first baby in July so I’ll be taking some time off from work in about 10 more weeks!

  407. Vballer says:

    Love the nail polish!

  408. We are making several lake trips this summer!

  409. No summer vacation plans yet, just playing in the pool on Summer!

  410. 6 weeks of class left, then the rest of summer is my “vacation” phew… cant wait.,

  411. Pam Ballard says:

    We did our big trip in March to Israel. So we are just doing a campout over the 4th to a retreat town. I cant wait. Thanks for the chance at this giveaway!

  412. My husband is graduating from a nursing program tomorrow and then the next day we are taking our first summer trip, to Cancun! Can’t think of a better way to start off the summer. After that I am looking forward to lounging by my pool and catching up on some good books!

  413. Theresa J says:

    25 days and we are headed on a roadtrip up the California Coast

  414. 33 days until we hit the Lake for a week!

  415. no plans for a summer vac.

  416. I don’t know how many days … but we are going RVing to Newport for 4th of July, going to Chicago in August, and trying to plan a Vegas trip without the toddler :) It’s going to be a fun summer!

  417. No plans yet, but really need Starbucks!!

  418. Larissa says:

    Thank you for the great giveaway!

  419. We may go white rafting again!

  420. 4 more days!!! Then we will spend the summer getting ready to move to Vegas.

  421. Athena R says:

    Summer vacation? What is that? I may take a few days off in July around the 4th to get some things done before my baby boy arrives at the end of summer.

  422. Don’t have a fun summer trip planned just yet, but we like do be spontaneous, so I’m sure we’ll go somewhere! :)

  423. Heather says:

    No vacation… we’re MOVING to Okinawa, Japan!

  424. Candace Paquin says:

    My sister gets married in 39 days! We are in the military so we will be going home for the wedding and to spend some much needed time with family! Hurray for summer and thank you for the amazing giveaway!

  425. Amy Mc. says:

    Love the fun colors!

  426. SueEllen H. says:

    Love all the summery items!

  427. We just got back from Disney World at the beginning of this month, so we’re staying close to home and surprising my son with a trip to Great Wolf Lodge in 44 days! We love it there!

  428. No specific plans yet. Probably just some camping trips this summer.

  429. Audrey crisp says:

    I’m going to ca on August 28th!

  430. about 60 more days and we go to Newport RI – can’t wait!

  431. Susan Broughton says:

    Unfortunately there is no vacation this year. We will all be hanging here at the house looking for ways to save money

  432. larissa says:

    at the moment nothing is planned. but hopefully i’ll be able to get a way this summer.

  433. Brittany Johnson says:

    Love the orange and white striped bag!

  434. No vacations planned yet, but hoping to get one scheduled soon!

  435. cute purse, makes me think of candyfloss!

  436. We are thinking of going to Myrtle Beach, but not sure when .. definitely before it gets too hot for walking at the beach :-)

  437. Sadly I don’t get a summer vacation! I went on a spring vacation to Lake Powell which was really fun though! Maybe we will get to do some mini vacations!

  438. Rebecca says:

    We live at the beach so the whole summer is a great vacation.

  439. Erin from long Island says:

    Ha ha, what vacation?

  440. Summer vacation has already started, and I don’t really plan on going anywhere, except for a few day trips in my area with friends.

  441. i don’t get a specific time off for a vacation, i just enjoy what i can, when i can

  442. I am a teacher so my summer break starts in 9 days! I am hoping to travel to the Keys and Colorado.

  443. 8 weeks and 13 days until our trio to ALABAMA!

  444. Lindsay Shepard says:

    I would love to create a little fake vacation spot in my own backyard this summer! Too much work and school to get a proper vacation.

    My sister and I will be going to London and Scotland for 16 days in June!

  446. Kassi Nelson says:

    Unfortunately we are not going anywhere this summer. We are expecting our first baby (girl) in August!!! We are looking forward to some fun local summer activities here in Utah like Strawberry Days and the Stadium of Fire!

  447. Lisa Burdette says:

    Starting with a day trip this weekend to Edisto Beach, SC – the most relaxing beach on the East Coast, given the nickname Edislow!

  448. Heather H. says:

    Will be helping my sister with her new “occasional shop” this summer.

  449. Heather says:

    Every ones favorite things are amazing. Thank you:)

  450. Candra Probert says:

    Going home to Idaho for some small-town Summer fun.

  451. Susan H says:

    Going to Ouray, Colorado for the Fourth of July.. Also going to Estes Park for the Highlander games.

  452. I’m a librarian, I work all summer! But I get a break in September, so that’s exciting.

  453. Wendy N says:

    We are taking a camping trip for a week over the 4th of July. Roy lake State Park in SD is a great place to enjoy the outdoors!

  454. Kelly S says:

    17 days until we head to the San Francisco bay area to visit my husband’s family and about 5 weeks until we go to northern NY to visit my family! Thanks for the chance to win!

  455. Jennifer says:

    No vaca plans, but summer will be awesome!

  456. lindsey says:

    54 and we are going to visit family in chicago!

  457. Catron Horton says:

    We took an early vacation in April for our anniversary. We’ll go to the beach again in September.

  458. Kristin says:

    My Summer vacation doesn’t start until July…but we are going on a month long trip to see my parents in the Philippines!

  459. Angela Green says:

    We’re not planning a vacation this year. Keeping our fingers crossed for next year, though!

  460. This week is the last week of school for my kiddos. We aren’t planning a big vacation this year, just a fun staycation with some small weekend trips thrown in. Thanks for the chance!

  461. Kelly F. says:

    No vacation planned yet but we will enjoy time with family vacationing here.

  462. Krystle says:

    Loving all of your cute items! We are looking forward to summer so much! After an extra long Minnesota winter we will be enjoying summer at home this year.

  463. We are going to Panama City, FL in late August. Our first real family vacation as a family of four and we are stoked!!!!

  464. Jeannette says:

    My summer vacation is in August and we are going for a family reunion to Yellowstone national park! Yay for no cell reception ;)

  465. Anne Marie says:

    No plans yet – sad I know.

  466. Laurie Williams says:

    July 1, FLorida!

  467. Tyler LaPointe says:

    My summer started three weeks ago, and I leave for New York next month!

  468. update

  469. Love the coral and turquoise…..can’t wait to put together my own bag of summer favs and head to the beach and pool!

  470. Goldie P says:

    Not sure yet, but still excited! :)

  471. 5 more days until schools out, and we’re spending all our time at the pool!

  472. At the end of August my husband and I are going on a (kid-free) vacation!!! I cannot wait. We are going to Hilton head island! Woohoo!

  473. Laurie (Cookie Bliss) says:

    So excited to be leaving in about three weeks for Hawaii for our first trip there! :)

  474. Robyn Alexander says:

    5 days until the ‘littles’ are out of school! Camping, swimming & playing -YEA!!!

  475. Francine Werlinger says:

    Love your giveaway, thanks! My husband had a stroke and I’m his caregiver. We don’t travel anymore.

  476. Jenny Smith says:

    I am looking forward to having BBQ’s. My favorite for summer!

  477. I’m having a baby in a month, so no vaca!

  478. I need to try the YES facial wipes! I have never seen them before!

  479. 9 days!!! moving instead of taking a trip, however.

  480. Michelelynne says:

    5 more days!! We’re headed to Colorado!! Can’t wait!!

  481. Maureen Dixon says:

    My kids don’t get out of school till June 25th :( We are going on a trip to the Cape this summer !

  482. No Summer vacation for me :( I graduated last year so I’ll be working all summer. Though I’m going to Florida for Memorial Day Weekend to visit family so that’s my vacation.

  483. Grace Elliston says:

    My summer sorta starts a little early this year our WEDDING IS June 8th and then i will be camping with my new husband for a few days at one of my favorite lakes !!

  484. Christine says:

    I’m going to Mexico in a month!

  485. Erin Hale says:

    I can’t wait to lay by the pool!

  486. Tatiana says:

    This screams summer!

  487. My daughters last day is today. My son has school until Thursday. My husband gets to start terminal leave on June 3rd (retiring from the AF after 24 years, the official end date is 1Sept2013!) Unfortunately we can not afford to go anywhere this year so we will enjoy what this state has to offer. Last year we were fortunate enough to be able to drive to California to enjoy the beaches…I LOVE the beach and so do the kids. Best time EVER!

  488. Going to Cabo with hubbie for a getaway in 29 days.:)

  489. No set in stone plans for a summer vacation…but might be visiting san diego for the 4th!

  490. None of my kids are in school yet, so summer starts whenever we want. We just moved to Florida though, so I’m looking forward to lots of trips to the beach.

  491. T-minus 18 days until my boyfriend and I roadtrip to Florida!

  492. Stephanie says:

    There are 45 days until my summer vacation. My kids and I will be spending it around the pool :)

  493. Erin R. says:

    We’re taking our vacation in October this year and are really looking forward to seeing Maine and Vermont.

  494. Jessica Piekenbrock says:

    I unfortunately do not have a vacation planned this summer :( I am fresh out of college and its my first year on the job so maybe next year lol

  495. Katie I. says:

    No plans for vacation yet, but I’m sure we’ll be going up to our cabin for the weekend in the next few weeks!

  496. Hitting the beach as often as I can!

  497. Kristy Couch says:

    We don’t have one planned yet but hoping to make the beach for my birthday on October 5th!

  498. 21 more days til the beach!

  499. Carrie Ross says:

    24 days & counting until we head to AZ for my cousins wedding! We can’t wait for the heat

  500. Three weeks to go– And we’ll be in Norway!

  501. Love this summer give away. Love your site!!!

  502. 40 more days until my family hits OBX

  503. Tara Olson says:

    We are heading out this weekend to Coeur D’Alene and I CANNOT wait!!. It is just the beginning of our summer!!

  504. I used to be a teacher so I am TOTALLY missing my summer break! I’m a student and summer term started today after a very short 1 week break. But I have 28 days until my sister is here and 31 until we head to our first (hopefully annual) sister craft weekend!

  505. We have 3 weeks left till summer vacation and then lots of traveling for family events and reunions.

  506. I love your colorful ideas.. It makes me want to sit on my swing on the deck and
    watch the kids play.. While relaxing with those cool lanterns! Thank you

  507. 4th of July week, to California all the way!

  508. Crystal Andersen says:

    No bit plans yet, but I can’t wait for warm weather and laying outside under the hot sun!

  509. Shanna Uptergrove says:

    5 MORE WEEKS UNTIL WE HEAD TO AUSTIN TEXAS!!!!!! And Dallas Texas in July.. And Jemez Mountains, New Mexico in August!!!!

  510. davis ann says:

    a little over a month :) to the spa with my hubs for our one year!!

  511. Love those straws! no vacays planned yet…

  512. Elizabeth W. says:

    No definite vacation plans but we will be heading to see my family in Wisconsin at some point this summer.

  513. 17 days until the kids are out of school! And 27 days until I head out to see my sister! Can’t wait!!!

  514. I live in a beach town so my ‘summer” vacation starts at the end of September.

  515. Mary-Margaret says:

    21 days until we are at the beach for a week!

  516. monica p younes says:

    30 days till summer break and we will be spending a week in San Diego but first a quick trip to Vegas sans kids.

  517. Michele West says:

    My daughter wraps up her last year of preschool on 6/14! We’re planning a lot of fun activities and a week long Yosemite camping trip in July!

  518. Nicole M. says:

    not sure how many days but about 2 and a half more months until my mom, sister and I have a girls week in San Diego!

  519. Christi Postoian says:

    2 weeks till summer break! The beach and Disneyland!

  520. July 4th week we are headed to St. Simons Island Georgia! Can’t wait!!!

  521. M"Lissa says:

    Spending time with family and friends and celebrating the big 40!

  522. Marisa B says:

    I’m a graduate student so I don’t actually get a summer vacation, but I hope to do some camping this summer!

  523. Francesca says:

    About 5 weeks. Going to visit family in MI.

  524. Jennifer C. says:

    Staying home!

  525. It looks like I have about 36 days until my summer vacation starts. I am going to the hospital to have my first baby!!! It’s going to be a sweet baby boy. That’s what I’m most excited about for this summer :-)

  526. michelle myers says:

    next month, off to the mountains of NC!!!!!!

  527. Suzanne Laird says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  528. you had me at chocolate mint m&ms…. i didn’t even know those existed!!!

  529. Im actually going overseas for the first time! I’ll be visiting family in both Thailand and China! : )

  530. We leave June 14 for a whirlwind trip to visit family… Colorado, Texas, North Carolina, California & Arizona! Can’t wait!!!

  531. 40 days until Destin! Can’t wait!

  532. We dont have any plans as of yet, but I am hoping we will be able to come up with some! :)

  533. No summer vacation plans– this is my husband’s busy season! BUT hoping for a FL getaway this winter!

  534. Kathee VZ says:

    How many more days until your Summer vacation & where are you going? I am leaving in 2 weeks! Going “Up North” Wisconsin. Hoping for good weather.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  535. Jennifer R. says:

    12 days until we arrive at the Outer Banks!!!

  536. Actually, I’m leaving in a little over a week! I’m going back home to Indiana for my little sister’s high school graduation.

  537. Kristin Cieluch says:

    4 Days and we leave for Missouri to spend time with family and shortly after that we leave for Minnesota!

  538. 2 months 3 days! We are going to Schroon Lake New York!

  539. Three more months! We are going to Seatlle!

  540. McKenzey says:

    three days the zoo

  541. Nancy Luebke says:

    In August, we go see Mother in law and attend a family reunion

  542. Jaime S says:

    54 days until Sunny CA beaches!

  543. Heather B. says:

    No vacation for me :(

  544. Lisa H. says:

    Summer vacation starts in five days. I’m planning a trip to Florida!

  545. I have about 7 weeks and we have no plans at the moment!

  546. Whitney Rosenberg says:

    My summer vacation is in mid June and we’re going to Hawaii! Huzzah! (Also, the font in this comment box was a pleasant surprise! So fun!)

  547. I work at a University, so school is out but summer is full of planning for the school year. I hope to squeeze in a getaway to the East Coast at the end of July.

  548. Belladatura says:

    No summer vacation for me. :-( But my office windows look out onto the water, so that’s something.

  549. Lindsey m d says:

    Went to Florida about a week ago & may go to OKI in August.

  550. katie cooper says:

    4 days! Warm river, WY for camping.

  551. 7 and staying home!

  552. Kellie S. says:

    This year our “summer vacation” will be spent getting my daughter moved to New Jersey (She is going to Rutgers!) for law school from Alabama. It is going to be quite the undertaking, LOL.

  553. Hilarie Sullivan says:

    We’re headed to see family in Ashland, Ky. Fourth of July weekend so with over a month to go I haven’t started counting the days yet.

  554. kathy j says:

    I have no plans for a summer vacation but i will take a few days off around my birthday july 2 for just some R & R

  555. katie cooper says:

    4 days. Going to green river, WY to camp!

  556. 46 days til my vacation and I’m heading to Ocean Isle, NC!

  557. Jen Jensen says:

    No vacation planned but I am having a baby in 86ish days so thats something to look forward to.

  558. shirley says:

    In about 30 days we hope to go on a camping trip.

  559. Summer starts in 2 weeks! We’ll be doing lots of beach days and picnics!

  560. Oh my! There are a whopping 144 days till my summer vacation! We are taking the grand girls to DISNEYLAND!! WOO HOO followed by recuperating at the BEACH. Ahhhhh…..smiles.

  561. Theresa Merkling says:

    Enjoying all the vibrate shades of summer!

  562. Christine Hicks says:

    Our first mini vacation is camping in Door County, Wisconsin! Thanks for the opportunity to win these fun items!

  563. Love the color of the towel!

  564. I don’t have any plans for summer but to go home and see my friends!

  565. Melissa C. says:

    Wow, that’s a novel idea! Think I’ll go white water rafting!

  566. Katie W. says:

    My hubby and I are going on a Caribbean cruise the end of July!

  567. Christy Cummins says:

    Well, I’m losing my job on July 1st, so not really a fun vacation planned…

  568. My vacation will be in the fall, since it’s my busy season currently. I will be visiting my sister in Baltimore.

  569. Andrea D. says:

    We are going to a cottage in Michigan in about 63 days.

  570. We will drive into the NC mountains for a mini vacation.

  571. our plan for summer is to enjoy as much warm weather and sunshine as possible!!

  572. Jennie P. says:

    No vacation for me as usual….

  573. Marina Jones says:

    Zero days until vacation, I live in Arizona the weather is beautiful year round, I ill be at my pool tomorrow!

  574. Kirsten Coenen says:

    Love the bag. It’s perfect for going up north on the boat!

  575. Cristi Frklich says:

    What a great summer give away, Thanks!

  576. Angela Griffith says:

    Great giveaway!

  577. Quartknee King says:

    I don’t get summer vacation. Instead I get to teach ESL English and then move across the country!

  578. Angela Griffith says:

    I don’t get a vacation this summer :(

  579. Such a cute bag!

  580. Sarah S says:

    Just relaxing!

  581. Elizabeth W says:

    No specific vacation plans, but perhaps a weekend trip to Minneapolis (IKEA) or St. Louis. Plenty of projects to do around the house though!

  582. Elizabeth G. says:

    Two more months and my best friend is visiting from abroad!

  583. Robyn G says:

    I don’t have a summer vacation planned. But I plan on doing DIY projects around this house this summer.

  584. In four days we are going to Disney Land!!1

  585. Thanks for the great contest.

  586. Summer vacation has already started with the toddler! The baby’s due in July so I don’t think we’ll be doing much traveling!

  587. No plans, we are just going to relax!

  588. Whitney Dupuis says:

    No real summer plans here other than visiting family. We went to Disney World in March so that was our big trip for the year. So fun!

  589. We are taking our 16-month-old and 3-year-old to Disney, God help us. ;)

  590. Julie G says:

    Alas, we have no summer vacation planned. I am hoping to get to the beach one weekend though.

  591. Lauren F. says:

    Two months until our family reunion beach trip to Alabama!

  592. Jaime Payne says:

    July 4th weekend we are heading to Rangely, CO

  593. brittany k says:

    We are going to Oklahoma in a month!

  594. Ashley Bogard says:

    Summer vacay started Friday! {wahoo} We will visit Florida and Yellowstone. Thanks for a fun give away!

  595. We are going to visit a good friend in upstate NY for a week, can’t wait!

  596. going to Bass Lake! Can’t wait!

  597. I wish I had a summer vacay! FIrst year out of school in the real world… definitely going to miss those days of nannying and lifeguarding!

  598. oh….till many more day….about 45 days till my summer starts. I will take my kids to the happiest place on earth

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

  599. Our yearly trip up to Park City is planned for Aug. 3rd! Can’t wait!

  600. Heather Braun says:

    45 days until we head out to Nashville, TN to meet up and spend the 4th of July with my InLaws! I’ve never been to Nashville so I’m pretty excited! The InLaws will be in that area for a meeting from Cali and we haven’t seen them since Dec (I know it’s not that long but we miss them) and since Nashville is just 6 hours away it’s time for a road trip! Plus the hubby has a four day weekend. Score!

  601. No set vacation plans for us this summer, but my husband and I aim to make every weekend a fun adventure. So countdown until the next weekend : 4 more days =)

  602. Only 11 more days until summer here! We aren’t going anywhere this summer, and I can’t even begin to tell you how over-the-moon excited I am about that! Lazy summer!!!

  603. Marléna says:

    Such a fun giveaway idea.

  604. I don’t have a destination yet and just as soon as I can get there!!

  605. Tina Matteson says:

    Only about 3 more weeks till school is out here in Texas and we will have a more relaxed schedule, which is my favorite thing about this time of year!

  606. Haley Carlson says:

    No plans yet! Fun giveaway!

  607. jennifer smith says:

    Sadly, I’m not taking a vacation this summer. I am hoping family will come up and visit, and I will take some days off to be with them if they do.

  608. Raychel Jamieson says:

    great favs!!

  609. Callie Sitek says:

    About 40 more days until we are going to Mississippi for my husband’s great grandmother, who is 101, to meet her new great great grandson!

  610. Meredith says:

    11 days until school is out and then it’s Summer. No big vacations planned just some long weekends away and some run relaxing times at the Ranch!

  611. Raychel Jamieson says:

    Heading to Savannah, Chicago and Gulf shores! Schools out for the summer!!

  612. I am leaving in 2 1/2 weeks for a family reunion in South Dakota

  613. Leaving for Chicago in about 80 days (that’s too far away)!

  614. My summer vacation actually already started! But it ends in about 2 weeks when I go off to my summer job. After that in August I’ll have about a week off before heading back to my university to finish my studies and to get my degree. OH TIME PLEASE GO SLOWER — no rush here!! Haha thanks for the giveaway!

  615. shawn miller says:

    In 11 days we head to silver dollar city for the new wooden rollercoaster!

  616. kristy goode says:

    going for the staycation at home because my husband just started a new job.

  617. Ashley P says:

    13 more work days until summer vacation, and about a month until a weekend anniversary getaway to Williamsburg with my husband!

  618. Jana Reed says:

    Lots is sports camps

  619. sharonjo says:

    I live on a farm so summer means busy, busy –not vacation. At the end of the season I hope to go tubing with my family. Thanks!

  620. I am going on a Mission Trip to Honduras the first week of June!

  621. Anna Dicus says:

    I love the bright nail polish and the wallet! Everything is wonderful!!

  622. alyssa p says:

    We’ll be at home for the summer. But we are hosting a boy from Eastern Europe, and he will be here in less than 6 weeks!!!

  623. Anna Dicus says:

    Oh..and I’m on summer break and in the middle of wedding season for all of our friends! :)

  624. Fun giveaway!

  625. Karen H. says:

    Going to the beach! :)

  626. Would love to try the Sangria Ice Tea!

  627. No summer vacation going to start college early so my summer will be college

  628. 22 more days! I’m hanging out at home. Love the giveaway!

  629. Cynthia Johnson says:

    I hope we get to have summer around my husbands work and scouting responsibilities

  630. Jen Carver says:

    30 days… headed to UT!

  631. My daughter has 8 more days of school. We don’t have any trip plans this summer but lots of fun summer activities!

  632. Kristen W. says:

    Only 23 days til I head to sunny CA!!

  633. christina says:

    No real specific plans for summer break which starts in 3 days!

  634. Charissa Stromski says:

    Mint M&Ms? I have never seen those before, I am swooning! & that wallet is so cute!!!

  635. Charissa Stromski says:

    Our summer vacation has started today! My little buddy is out of school. We aren’t going anywhere this summer, due to finances, but hoping to have lots of fun w/ friends :)

  636. brittany t says:

    oh about 10 weeks! I am hoping to take a mini-vaca in the nothern part of my state(AZ) where it’s cooler. I can’t wait to go have fun, be in nature and just see different sights!

  637. Great giveaway I love your prizes….we don’t get out of school till end of June and then vaca in July up north in NH,

  638. Mandy M says:

    I am going on a small vacation in 3 days to Mule Days in Bishop, CA!

  639. No vacation plans for us. We are trying to pay off bills and save money. Thanks for the giveaway.

  640. I’m not planning on going anywhere yet… but I am so excited for Kids Day this year!! It’s in 54 days!!!! All my nieces and nephews will be in town!

  641. Lyn Ette says:

    20 days until I go to Europe and China

  642. Tanya Fell says:

    Love this thank you!!


  643. HIllary says:

    Carlsbad CA 65 days

  644. I don’t really have a summer vacation per se, but we are moving to California in two weeks and my husband will have time off of work to go house hunting, so I will count that. Yay!

  645. I just got home from mine! I went to Southern California and loved every minute of it!

  646. Cindy Aiton says:

    No big plans so far, but you never know!

  647. 14! and I’m planning to go home… since I’m a foreign student I really miss my family

  648. 28 days until vacation. I’m going on a cruise to Alaska!

  649. our “summer” vacation will be the last weekend in september and the first weekend in october, and we are SO excited

  650. Ellen M. says:

    31 and we’re going to the Outer Banks! Thanks for sharing your favorite things!

  651. Linda W. says:

    No specific plans. The kids will be in camp.

  652. Jennifer Pasour says:

    I have just under a month until my family vacation to Kure Beach!

  653. 11 days until my summer starts. We’re not taking any trips, but we are moving into a new apartment!

  654. Anna (sixtyfourcolorbox) says:

    My summer vacation begins in 11 days. I’m a teacher, so I’ll be at home working on next year. Oh, and going to the beach. Otherwise not a lot planned.

  655. Tania S. says:

    We have 11 days until Summer break starts for us. We are planning on going to the beach this summer.

  656. Anne M. says:


  657. 28 more days and I am off to Cancun!!

  658. Not sure what to comment on, except that I love summer! Until it gets above 90… then not as much, unless I’m in a pool.

  659. Sarah G says:

    No vacation for me this summer :(

  660. Kellie Christensen says:

    I’m going to Portland this weekend! Woot! Joy comes in small packages. 2 year old packages with blonde hair and a contagious laugh!

  661. Urban Wife says:

    Hmmm….seeing as we just had a baby, there won’t be a summer vacation for us. The bright side is that family & friends will be coming to visit us!

  662. 6 weeks and 1 day. We’re going home to Denver and I CANNOT wait!

  663. Sarah Troyer says:

    The Beach! Hopefully…Maybe Myrtle Beach?

  664. No official summer vaca for me… but come June I’ll be in full summer mode.

  665. No vacation for us this year. We’ll be busy looking for a new house instead, and that’s much more exciting to me! ;D

  666. Well haven’t booked it yet, but thinking vacation is about 9 weeks away.

  667. We’re going to California for the 4th of July, can’t wait!!

  668. I’m loving the themes for these baskets!!

  669. Our last day of school was today! We won’t be going anywhere exciting until September.

  670. Technically my summer vacation is any day because I’m a stay-at-home mom. I’m not going anywhere either because my fiance and I are saving for a house and new car and need to pay off student loans. Wow. Does that sound boring or what?

  671. Lisa Kubin says:

    No plans for a summer vacation yet but we love where we live and every day is a vacation for me!!

    Lisa K.

  672. Abigail says:

    that question made me want to cry a little… no summer vacation for me! We are planing a trip for next winter though.

  673. No specific plans for the summer. We are just excited to relax and enjoy the freedom.

  674. Susan Baughman says:

    28 days and we are going to Salt Lake City!

  675. such fun looking goodies! we are off to florida soon and some of those could come in handy! thanks for the chance to win!

  676. Technically no summer vacation for me, but my brother and his family will be visiting for *their* vacation, so that will be fun.

  677. crystal says:

    My son has 2 more days of school left! We’ll just be hanging out at home this summer.

  678. my favorite part is no more schedules. yay!!

  679. Lachalle says:

    I have no school age kids at home o every weekend right now we re heading to cabin but by end of June will stay there full time .

  680. Kirsten says:

    Looks like a fun summer party!

  681. Jessica says:

    I am already on summer vacation!!! I am not going anywhere until November – then we are off cruising the islands!

  682. Nicole Balogh says:

    School is out in 8 more days here, but we don’t have any set vacation plans yet. We will probably do a bunch f day trips to places like the zoo, aquarium, museums, and spend plenty of time at the pool and beach.

  683. I’m goin’ back to Cali, to Cali, to Cali…in one month. To see my favorite baseball and the beach! My favorite team colors are orange and black, woot woot! This would look fabulous on my shoulder. Thanks

  684. Not going anywhere, unfortunately!

  685. Johanna says:

    I’m a student so I’m off for the summer!

  686. rachal edwards says:

    I am going to be going to Ireland, Isle of Man, and Scotland this summer!!

  687. Michelle Hinkle says:

    We will be heading to Wisconsin to stay in a cabin and go fishing in about 32 days :)

  688. milana thornton says:

    8 more days and since we just moved here, we are looking forward to discovering all of the fun things that we live around!

  689. gail lucero says:

    awesome giveaway

  690. gail lucero says:

    no specific plans…just relax

  691. Great Giveaway!!! Thanks!

  692. Yeah to summer, doing a long weekend at Rehoboth Beach in June, then off to Niagara Falls in July!

  693. Hilda G. says:

    Unfortunately, I don’t have any vacation plans this summer, but I do plan to spend plenty of time pool side getting my tan on.

  694. Going to a wedding this weekend to get the summer started right!

  695. Looking forward to our annual beach vacation on the Outer Banks of North Carolina! Thanks for the giveaway!

  696. Summer vacation is in 4 days!

  697. This is my first year without a summer vaca :(
    but I”m still looking forward to a few nice weekend trips

  698. Summer is in full swing around here! Headed to Savannah next week and then Destin in July!

  699. christina says:

    4 weeks until San Diego!

  700. We are looking forward to going camping on the coast this summer with our family and with friends.

  701. t minus 3 weeks, and we are headed to my parent’s cabin in central ut.

  702. We are going camping in the beginning of August, but hopefully we’ll be able to make a few other small trips before that!

  703. Dee Parker says:

    A late summer trip – 68 days until Japan!

  704. Exploring a new state that we just moved to.

  705. Leslie Galloway says:

    I’m not sure exactly when we’re going yet, but we’re planning to take the kiddos to Austin, TX.

  706. Charlette says:

    I am very lucky I have a beach house. So no need for a vacation, just sun and fun at the beach with family and friend!!! Key West in the fall!! TFS

  707. No vacation this summer, but looking forward to having people over to our new house!

  708. 3 weeks left and family and I are going on our first Disney trip. Yaaa!

  709. About 2 1/2 months and to the beach!

  710. Katie M says:

    We are headed to Tahoe in August and I am so excited! Our first real vacation with our 18 month old, should be fun..hopefully ;)

  711. I am a stay-at-home mom, so I will be adding my two young sons to enjoy summer vacation with me once school is out, in only 14 days.

  712. Lynda Thomas says:

    No plans yet, other than my little sister getting married in a month and a half! :)

  713. We got out of school Friday! Now on to lazy days at the pool! Yeah! Love your favorite things! Would love to win.

  714. Kayla C says:

    No dates set yet, but there will be multiple beach trips this summer! Gotta love Florida :)

  715. Audrey B. says:

    No big plans for vacation this year, it’s all about the stay-cation.

  716. Melody James {Sweet Ivy Confections} says:

    On Thursday, I’m leaving for Mackinac Island, MI with my hubby…no kids!

  717. i have about a month until my summer vacation. i will be going to virginia beach to visit my sister and nieces. i’m so excited!

  718. DaRel Samacicio says:


  719. Emily McCallister says:

    Not sure how many more days until I get to go on vacation but know I will be heading out to the Black Hills to camp and hike.

  720. We have a weekend of camping and fishing over Memorial weekend and our son’s wedding to look forward to in June.

  721. WE are going to Tybee Beach (near Savannah) in 4 weeks. We go with my husband’s side of the family. This was unexpected this year as we don’t always get to go. Thankful for this blessing!

  722. Annie H. says:

    A week and 1/2 left, and we are headed to Utah!!!

  723. Christie Ryan says:

    44 more days! Lake Tahoe, CA

  724. Really hoping that we will be going to LA in 3 weeks to close on a house…..fingers crossed!

  725. summer is my busy time of year at work, so I have a few long weekends away planned, but nothing big.

    still, the weather is an improvement.

  726. No summer vacation for my family this year! We did Disney for Halloween so we will probably just do a weekend away!

  727. Melissa Frances says:

    I am going to Portland, OR to pick up my daughter who has been on a year long exchange…i cannot wait to hang out with her…

    thanks for an opportunity to WIN!

  728. Annie C. says:

    Looking forward to Yosemite in August!

  729. No vacation plans as of yet, but looking forward to day trips and major league baseball!

  730. 37 days — New York City and Washington, D.C.

  731. Chenell says:

    We took an early vacation! It was our kids first trip to Disney World.

  732. In 5 days I’m headed home to Atlanta, and I’ll hopefully go to the beach in July!

  733. Jen Smith says:

    summer vacation starts in 9 days but we don’t have anything planned yet.

  734. Cameron says:

    I am beginning my summer vacation on June 17th! I am so close! I am headed to South Dakota up to the Black Hills for a family reunion. It is so beautiful out there and I am so excited to see all of my crazy family!!

  735. Brittany says:

    So cute! I love the chevron straws

  736. Not sure how many days, have to wait to see when the hubby can take off. We’ll probably go to Atlanta to see a Braves game!

  737. We already did our big vacation to DC and NYC so summer travel will just be some weekend road trips.

  738. Kelley T says:

    Um, we work for a non-profit and raise our own support so no vacation for us!

  739. Kristin O says:

    A few more weeks, and we’re going to South Carolina!

  740. Heather says:

    We went on vacation in April, so we are sticking around home for the entire summer. Disney World in the fall though!

  741. bethany anderson says:

    My family and I are planning to go to Williamsburg VA in September! I’m greatly looking forward to it. :)

  742. There are about 21 more days of school left. No big trip planned. Just some shorter getaways and lots of rest.

  743. Linda Hedfelt says:

    No plans yet….just staying home.

  744. I’m going to be working two jobs this summer, and my vacation won’t be until the end of August! I think I’ll spend it at home.

  745. No summer vaca, but 9 more weeks ’till baby #2 comes!

  746. Beth Draeger says:

    Camping with my family…can’t wait!!!

  747. Summer vacation is not soon enough! Leaving for London and Paris in mid-July! :)

  748. 3 days until summer! Bring it on.

  749. it already started and i’ll be where the air conditioning is

  750. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    29 and I’m going to California!

  751. Jillian S. says:

    Still hammering out the details, but either NYC or St. Louis…maybe both!

  752. christy says:

    I Love All the Products, A MUST HAVE!!

  753. Rebecca Brewer says:

    Staying home and working on the new (old) house. School’s out soon though:)

  754. Sarah G says:

    First time here… this giveaway is awesome!

  755. Cristina says:

    Sometime in July going to Disneyland!

  756. We don’t have a date yet, but well probably go camping.

  757. Chelsea says:

    Moving to my dream city… finally! :)

  758. Kelly B says:

    No big summer vacation for us this year…but can’t wait til the kids are out of school in a few weeks.

  759. Maya Rich says:

    I’m already on summer break :) I don’t have any specific travel plans, but my grandmother is going to come visit from Florida!

  760. Whitney says:

    We’re just going to the pool a lot this summer!

  761. Two more weeks until we leave for the Texas Coast.

  762. Gena in Texas says:

    No Plans yet. I’ll be looking for a new job!

  763. We are going home to visit family in just 3 weeks!

  764. Bethany says:

    unfortunately, no summer vacation this year as I have just moved and have no money! But can’t wait until my fall vacation to LA in November!!

  765. VALERIE ROE says:

    First week of june and we are going to Orlando.

  766. 25 days till summer! We’ll be attending a family wedding in Florida!

  767. Jeanine says:

    My summer starts when school gets out, June 19th. Lots of camping, swimming, and having fun in the sun!!

  768. Three weeks or so left! I’m taking a ten day missions trip to Brazil to spend some time in the Amazon. I’m so excited!

  769. Jessica says:

    We’re welcoming number 3 ;)

  770. Dana Patterson says:

    who doesn’t love coconut m & m’s and Hawaiin tropic?!?!

  771. Chelsea K. says:

    No Summer Vacation this year. My hubs and I just got back from a nice little getaway though. :)

  772. 27 more days and we are going to the Florida Keys!

  773. I have a new job so sadly I won’t get to go on vacation this year

  774. I will be in Destin, Florida in 29 days!! Whoop! Whoop!

  775. Sara Carter says:

    Off to Croatia in August – but will have to endure the heat of Pakistan all summer first!!!

  776. Dawn Davis says:

    No Vacation plans. Just staying home and crafting with whoever wants to craft.

  777. Abbey Burlingham says:

    My summer vacation starts this week becuase all summer long I have every friday off! Wa-hoo!

  778. tammy d. says:

    46 days..camping in Vermont! Can’t wait.

  779. Cassandra A says:

    I have 2 months and 26 days till our vacation to Florida! I’m getting excited!!!

  780. Phyllis says:

    We do not have a vacation planned this summer not in the budget this year. We will be enjoying the summer at home and just spending time with family. Redoing some furniture, I love painted furniture.

  781. 40 day till we leave for Vail, CO. Looking forward to going hiking, relaxing and spending time together.

  782. julia mcintosh says:

    Only 7 more days left but no plans for summer vacation.

  783. Ann rubin says:

    Just trips to lake Shelbyville for wkds and mi for memorial day wkd!

  784. Heather says:

    We actually already took our Big vacation this year! We went to DISNEY WORLD! Loved it!

  785. June 30 is the big day! We are moving to Florida and spending LOTS of time at Disney!

  786. Sometime in July — to Iowa and Minnesota. Looking forward to time away with my husband!

  787. In about 30 days I head to Tennessee.

  788. This giveaway is awesome. Love all the colorful things! Thank you!

  789. Sadly going back to work; but looking forward to the heat!

  790. Jennifer K says:

    No specific plans for us. We are trying to get out of debt so we are going to stay here this summer. Going to do local things – the zoo and museums

  791. This is my first year post-grad school so it’s my first year without a summer break :(
    I’m hoping to at least get a day on the lake!

  792. Angie Woods says:

    I am a stay at home momma, so everyday is summer vacation here! Headed to a few weddings this summer and visiting friends and family, can’t wait!

  793. Angel L says:

    We only have 4 more days until Summer Vacation. We are planning on a long weekend in Perdido Beach, Florida.

  794. Natalie S says:

    I’m not going anywhere on vacation this summer. :(

  795. My summer vacation got cancelled this year. I guess that means I have over 365 days until my next summer vacation.

  796. Emily T. says:

    No big vacation planned this year, but plenty of little ones to the lake starting Memorial Day weekend1

  797. We don’t have any big vacation plans yet. We live close to Yellowstone so we’re planning a few trips up there.

  798. ajantzi says:

    No plans yet! we will probably be spending lots of time at home.

  799. diana walters says:

    I love grilling out, road trips and playing with our pups at the park!

  800. Brandi St. Clair says:

    Three days till summer break, with plans of making a trip to florida in the middle of june

  801. Christine T says:

    We leave for Idaho in exactly one month to visit grandparents. Love them!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  802. Christine T says:

    We leave for Idaho in exactly one month and a day to visit grandparents. Love them!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  803. We’ll get some inside painting done. We’ll spend a day at my son’s and his friends’ camp at the lake, I’ll try to get my husband to join me just once at my favorite beach in New Hampshire. But for sure I’ll be in the yard at home, on a lounge chair with ice tea near to hand and book on lap, and probably dozing in the sunshine!

  804. No specific plans, but loving the warm weather!

  805. Awesome giveaway! Hope I win!

  806. camping in a month!

  807. less than a month. no plans, just spending time at home with friends and family!

  808. Such a cute fun bag. I love it

  809. annie harrer says:

    3 weeks…DISNEYLAND

  810. Rachel Rudeen says:

    I work for a college and graduation is on Sunday — 5 more days until summer work attire and a quiet campus!

  811. Heading to Lake Tahoe with my family :)

  812. sarah k. says:

    No summer plans yet.

  813. Jessie Carter says:

    I work in a school, but work summers there too, so I’ll have about a 2 week vaca starting the week of July 4th and a 3 week vaca starting the week of August 18… just staying home with my kids – I can’t wait!!

  814. lisabella says:

    I’m not sure how many days, think we’re going in July, but we’re going to Glenwood springs, CO!

  815. Aimee Chester says:

    Not soon enough (3 weeks) and lots of staycations.

  816. My summer vacation is in like 90 days and I am going to Massachusetts to see my sister.

  817. Holly Ross says:

    I have three more weeks until my vacation and I intend to spend it camping and cottaging with my family!

  818. Mary P. says:

    16 days left, and then off to the beach we go!

  819. Jessica DeLeeuw says:

    My kids are out of school in 3 days! We can’t wait for summer. We have been counting down for a month till the end of the school year!

  820. The only vacation we’re taking this year is a trip to my parents’ farm. We’re expecting baby #4 in August, so our adventures are rather limited.

  821. Love this website and such a great giveaway–excellent taste :)

  822. Theresa says:

    My husband and I are going to Maine for a long weekend. But not until August! :-(

  823. Headed to Dallas for family graduation on June 6th, then back here for hip replacement surgery!

  824. Danna Garcia says:

    Love, love, love the paper straws!

  825. Lauren K says:

    One month and two weeks! VEGAS! Because that’s a smart place to go in the summer. (It’s not.)

  826. Karlene says:

    I’m not going anywhere in particular, but I finish college in 14 days and then I’m getting stuck into fundraisers for my trip to South Africa in december – exciting!!

  827. 4 more days until summer starts with the teens in our area. Our family wont be going on vacation for a few months.

  828. About 5 days-heading to New Orleans! Yay!

  829. Love your favorite things! We are going to Hilton Head Island in July – can’t wait!

  830. Emily Pinkham says:

    No vacation for this mamma. I am due to have my second daughter on July 2nd. I do hope to at least make it to the pool before then though. :)

  831. 40 days.. might be headed to Haiti for a missions trip!

  832. 16 more days till school is out and we’re headed back to indiana for a few weeks to visit family and friends.

  833. nicki kirk says:

    Great giveaway! Great blog! Summer vacation will be in FL this year, the gulf side. Should be a great time!

  834. christin says:

    unfortunately, nothing scheduled yet, we did Disney on Spring BReak

  835. Les Johnson says:

    We took a winter vacation in March, so no summer vacation here. We are planning to enjoy our summer at home and the lake.

  836. Summer’s here! Working part time and going to England in June for my sister-in-law’s wedding!

  837. Summer has already started here but so far trips of a vacation are up in the air. Hopefully a trip to a magical place in Florida is in the picture ;-)

  838. Diane S. says:

    Not sure when, but we are going to the beach sometime this summer!

  839. No long vacation planned for us, but we are going way for Memorial Day weekend. So very excited. Just a few days away.

  840. Jennifer says:

    Eleven more days with the kids (twelve if you count the institute day!) No specific plans, just coaching, laying out by the pool and LOTS of weddings!!!

  841. Looking forward to taking a trip to the Big Apple this summer!

  842. 35 days until the beach!

  843. We don’t take a summer vacation – living on Cape Cod there’s no point to leaving!

  844. I just graduated from college and went straight to work so no “summer vacation” for me really — but I’m going on a cruise in June so I guess that counts!

  845. We have 26 days and then off to the lake we go!!

  846. I don’t really get a summer vacation but I am taking a few days to go to a family graduation, staying at a B&B and then driving home along the coast. I’m looking forward to that.

  847. Mine starts on June 31st and i am going to north carolina

  848. Mine starts on June 31st and i am going to north carolina and massachusetes

  849. I haven’t finished my summer vacation(s) planning yet!! I need to get on it!

  850. Mine starts on June 31st and i am going to north carolina and massachusetes maybe california

  851. The kids have 2 more days of school until SUMMER!

  852. We’ve got just under a month until our summer vacation. We will pick our son up from his last day of kindergarten and go straight to a local san diego camping ground for a quick camping trip with a bunch of our friends. Then, the next weekend, my husband and I are off to Chicago & michigan for a wedding. It will be such a fun start to summer!

  853. The kids are out of school, so vacation starts now! lol

  854. I’m not going anywhere until next winter, but I would love to bring the bag to Hawaii with me!

  855. Donnetta says:

    We like to camp but our real vacation (with plumbing) will be Door County (WI).

  856. Kathleen says:

    Looking forward to a nice, relaxing summer at home.

  857. Its only a week away! and we are doing a stay cation, because our boys are so young, so plans to go to the zoo, aquarium and children’s museum!

  858. We plan to go to the beach and swim a bunch. Anything to stay cool:)

  859. Summer starts in 9 days. I’m afraid we will not be going anywhere this summer. My husband is out of work and I’m the only one bringing home the bacon to a family of 6! – Karen

  860. We are going to the Ozarks the week of the 4th of July.

  861. too many!
    we are going to new mexico. :)))

  862. Kimber Hagans says:

    From one Cali girl to another, our plans are to head to our family beach house in Santa Cruz in June! Meeting our oldest daughter there, she lives in San Luis Obispo, and will be attending Cal Poly SLO in the fall. So excited to just hang out, bbq, relax, play board games, read & ride our really “old” cruisers around (try and get a little bit of exercise)!!! Most importantly, being together with family♥.

  863. Johanna says:

    About 40 days and then onto Colorado road trip!

  864. Jennifer Wellman says:

    Our summer vaca is a little over a month away and we’re going to obx yay

  865. Kimber Hagans says:

    And thank you for your reply! I had sent u an email about lettuce wraps~~ I felt almost famous when u replied! So sweet of you♥
    Love your frankness, and just so REAL.. I went thru similar stuff about the Mom thang too (still am I guess). Like you, I do what is right for me & my familia. If the others don’t understand, too bad so sad. Living my/our blessed life, my priorities are my hubster, and my two daughters. Period. (and of course the rest of the fam bam)!!! Completely enjoy your blog

  866. Jessica Tomasi says:

    Last day of school is June 27 and then its a summer of adventure for my family doing all sorts of fun things

  867. we’re going on an alaskan cruise! should be nice to escape the heat for a week!

  868. meredith says:

    No more summer vaca for me, but about 1.5 months until i get some vaca time!!1

  869. School doesn’t get out till June 18 and vacays planned, just lots of day trips..

  870. 1 week til the beach!

  871. We’re staying close to home this summer, but we live 30 min from the beach, so we get a beach vacation anytime we want it!

  872. Natalie says:

    not sure! Pennsylvania!

  873. Spending lots of time with my kiddos

  874. Lisa Johnson says:

    No vacation for us this year :( Hubby got a huge pay cut!

  875. Going to the beach at the end of June..can’t wait!

  876. Kathy E. says:

    We leave in about 3 weeks to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary! We’re taking a Mediterranean cruise.

  877. Vanessa says:

    About 2 weeks until summer break! Instead of going away on vacation we are moving into our new house!

  878. Not going anywhere this year unfortunately!

  879. Going to Destin in July! Can’t wait!

  880. No summer vacation for us, school is year round, but we’ll be sure to do fun stuff on the weekends.

  881. Robyn Anstey says:

    No vacation for me this year! and I will be in university all summer

  882. Laura B. says:

    2 months from today. and it is a cruise

  883. Won’t start til after baseball season end of July. Missions Street Ministry trip to Wilmington, NC

  884. About 25 days – I’ll be going to upstate NY and then on to the Canadian side of Niagra Falls.