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Tell All Tuesday: Summer Flashback

June 30, 2015 17 Comments
Tuesdays have quickly become a favorite day of mine during summer vacation.  That’s because it’s the day where I get to connect and learn more about so many fabulous bloggers and new friends through Tell All Tuesdays!  Diana and I are so thrilled that you all are continuing to join us for our weekly link ups and we’ll hope you stick around throughout the summer! 

This week our theme is Summer Flashback and I can’t wait to share some throwback pictures with you that hold special memories for me. Some are slightly embarrassing to share but who didn’t have an awkward phase at one point or another?!  I hope you will dig through your family photo albums and share a summer flashback photo with us too! Here are some of my cherished childhood summer memories, I can’t wait to read about yours too!

My earliest summer memories definitely happen around our beach club that we belonged to on the Jersey Shore. My family and my aunt, uncle, and cousins shared a cabana and would spend each day on the beach or in the pool together.  I never shied away from the water which is evident from the pictures above.  
Equipped with my yellow floaties, bucket, and shovel, I could float and romp around in the pool all day.  My mom was usually the one who would swim with me but I’ll never forget watching my dad swim the entire length of the pool WITHOUT coming up for air!  I thought it was the most impressive thing I’d ever seen! Side note: I can’t get over my mom’s amazing 80’s perm! 

Once we got a little older, we were allowed to venture out onto a family friend’s boat from time to time.  I loved sitting in the back and watching the waves from the back of the boat.  My sister and I used to love jumping off of their boat together!
I’m sharing this last summer flashback photo despite the beginning of my awkward phase that’s going on there!  Can you say crazy eyebrows, curly bangs, and buck teeth?!  Not a good look ten year old Jayme!
Anyway, if you’ve been reading my blog for a while now you may know this but if you’re visiting for the first time, I am a HUGE Disney fan!  It all stems from my family’s frequent trips to Florida in August when we were growing up.  My grandparents lived in Florida so we would visit with them for a few days and then drive to Disney World for the rest of our vacation to cap off the summer.  It was a wonderful family tradition and we continued to do this for several years.  We were able to spend time all together before the craziness of the school year would start and always loved visiting our favorite restaurants and rides while we were there.
Disney World will always remind me of my childhood and I feel so lucky to have those special memories. 
Do you have a special summer memory from your childhood?  A place you’d always visit during the vacation or a funny childhood memory to share?  Make sure to link up with us with your summer flashback below!
Not a blogger?  No problem! Share your favorite summer flashback in the comments below!  
Thank you all for stopping by!

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  • Unknown June 30, 2015 at 12:07 pm

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  • Unknown June 30, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    I bet people tell you all the time how much you look like your mom. πŸ™‚
    Cute pictures!
    Mrs.B's Classroom Adventures

  • Molly Karpowicz June 30, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    So cute! I love looking back at pictures and asking my mom why she let me do some of the things she let me do with my appearance! Such fun to look at the pictures!

  • Sarah Weck June 30, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    So fun! I love this week's theme! Thanks for hosting!

    Shine on in First Grade

  • Unknown June 30, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    So cute!! I have seen so many Disney flashbacks! It is a childhood staple! Love it!

    Moore to Learn

  • Unknown June 30, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    I think this is my favorite Tell All Tuesday link up yet! I love seeing all these flashback pictures! The outfits and hair styles are awesome! I love your picture with your yellow floaties the pool, it is adorable!

    Neat Sweet & Hard to Beat

  • Miss Johnston June 30, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    So much fun! I wish I had more throwbacks to share…I may have to go to my mom's and update my post later this week!
    Miss Johnston's Journey
    L. Paull Designs for All

  • Jessica June 30, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    I LOVE Disney!!! And Florida!! Looks like you had a fantastic childhood!!

  • Tracy June 30, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    I didn't go to Disney until I was 30, but I'm making up for lost time now. I love the look on your faces on the back of the boat. These are great flashback pics. Thanks for sharing and hosting!

  • Erin Murphy June 30, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    I LOVE your pictures! I remember being amazed watching people swim underwater without coming up for air too, and I became determined to do the same! I taught myself how to dive and swim under water until I made it to the other side of the pool! I think it's so great that you got to go to Disney so often! I have been once, when I was 7, and I REALLY want to go again!!
    Thank you so much for sharing your summer memories with us! I had a great time learning more about you!!

    Warmest Wishes,
    Kindergarten Dragons

  • Melinda's World July 1, 2015 at 12:21 am

    This is so fun to see everyone's Throw back. We were some fun loving kiddos!

  • Recipe for Teaching July 1, 2015 at 12:50 am

    Love seeing your pictures!!! It's so fun to look back at old pictures and laugh at clothing and hairstyles!! Thanks so much for sharing and hosting the link-up!!
    ~Heather πŸ™‚
    Recipe for Teaching

  • Geaux First Grade July 1, 2015 at 1:58 am

    Thanks for the link up! Love looking at everyones flashback photos. And for real with the yellow floaties?! I think they were a childhoold staple. πŸ™‚

  • MyDayinK July 1, 2015 at 11:34 am

    Jayme, I loved looking through your flashback pictures, what sweet memories. My Grandparents started being snowbirds when I was in middle school and would live in Florida for the winter months and come back to Illinois for the spring/summer/fall months. My Grandma got a job at MGM for a few years working in the The Little Mermaid gift shop. I always loved saying to my friends, "My Grandma works at Disney!", haha. I thought it was the coolest, whenever we went down to visit we got to the parks. I love Disney, I would love to go back sometime soon!

  • alwayskindergarten July 1, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    Such fun memories! I can imagine the excitement of being a kid and sitting on the back of that boat. And I think you were adorable at 10. Thanks for sharing your memories with us.
    Always Kindergarten

  • It's Kinder Time July 1, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    I love your Pictures!! You were such cutie, and it looks like you had such a great childhood! Thank you for sharing your memories, and encouraging us to join in the fun!
    It’s Kinder Time

  • Forever in Fifth Grade July 1, 2015 at 7:57 pm

    Disney holds a special place in my heart too, though I didn't go there until I was an adult. It doesn't matter, I feel like I'm a kid when I'm there. Love the linky idea!

    Forever in Fifth Grade

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