Monday, June 21, 2010

Just Keep Swimming ♥

It's funny how getting away into the "wilderness" can help you to appreciate the city and work and day to day life the wilderness

{Left to Right: Brian, Me, Hoggy jumping off the dock}

As I mentioned below... I spent a long day Saturday early morning to Sunday afternoon at my Dad's cabin. It's a very nice cabin and one I feel blessed to be able to use but it's still a bit rustic by present-day standards: No cell phone service and it runs off a generator. However, it's a beautiful place to go and visit. It resides a 2-minute jaunt from a lake and it's wonderful for boating, tubing, swimming, canoeing, fishing etc. I am lucky to have it in my life.

Our time included lots and lots of dogs and cowboy hats

{I blow-dry my dog after the lake, nothing but the best for my little lady}

We spent time on the Dock and with the dogs in the water

My dog is the black/speckled one and she can't get enough of the water. It is SO cute. We do have to pull her up as you see me and My friend Jeff doing on the logs we swam to.

{I love Summer, my friends and my Dog}

And importantly... we spent time exploring the outdoors and hanging out with one another

{Love my Volcom sweatshirt for camping! And I love my friends immensely}

Oh, I forgot to tell you- this is an outfit post!!!

Just kidding- but the blue, skirted Juicy Couture swimsuit I'm wearing is located here (though I have 600 lbs on the model): swimsuit

And finally because I need sleep and Tuesday is coming up way faster than I would ever hope... here's one of my favorite images of the weekend of me and My little Otter, Maddie.


{Maddie is such a doll}

I hope it's warm where you are because it's gray here and NOPE, I'm not going to stop complaining about the weather until it's so hot that I start complaining about the heat :)

Very truly yours!

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25 comments:

ellinelle said...

...oooh Caitlin , I am with you about the weather , well , 2 days it's been amazingly sunny and hot here but the thing is I know it's not for long and that already makes me mad ..
those pictures are amazing , you look stunning even in water , honestly , that blue shade bikini looks wonderful and you have great body to show it off ..
I love that picture with Maddie and you -sooo cute ..the place looks amazing , I LOVE LOVE LOVE those kind of activities , you are definitely lucky to have such an amazing place to be and the cell phones etc - it's good to have a day off from all that but I do agree sometimes things like can make you mad , we are so used to our phones : )))

Ellinelle

Katie said...

Looks like you had fun! Love the Juicy swimsuit :)

JessRaquel said...

I love your swimsuit and your dog is so cute! I'm trying to get Murderface to swim in the pool.. He loves the water but he refuses to get in the big pool so we bought him his own kiddie pool instead.. Looks like so much fun though!

Leia said...

oh my gosh this looks like SO much fun! and I really really love your swimsuit! x

Nathalie said...

Hooray, the pictures from your weekend are here :)
It definitly looks like a fabulous time. It is so cool that you have this cabin to spend some time at. And it's true, when you are in the wilderness, you appreciate the wilderness, haha :)
Loving your swimsuit, such a cute shape with the flirty pants. And your little doggy is such a cutie pie.
Have a good Tuesday (ah and yes, it is the dress I won, one point for you, haha)
*Nathalie

Dragonfly said...

Oooooh - love your cute cozzie!! Wish I was having summertime ....

shari @ little blue deer said...

That looks so awesome and fun! Love the pic of you guys on the trailer, how rustic and cool! You look great in that suit, adorable! XO!

Iva said...

omg that last picture is the best!! SUPER CUTE! and that is such a great color on you!

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

Looks so fun! I wish I was by a body of water right now lol. Love your suit- great color! :)

Miss*Kimmy said...

AWWW, I love the litter otter, he looks right in his element swimming around and enjoying himself =)
This is a really fun post that makes me excited for summer!

Erika said...

So basically I LOVE the color of your swimsuit; and this post only reaffirms the notion that I desperately need a dog!

So glad you had a good time, Caitlin!! :)

Marcie said...

Awesome post! I just love that suit. You are so tan!! Getting away from it all and being in nature is so fantastic.

xo
Marcie

Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

I love this bikini more on yo than on that model on the website!!!! Good to hear you guys had such a great time, and it does look like the time included lots of dogs, cowboy attire, water and most importantly, lots of friendship - yay to that!

this free bird said...

Oh I love your pictures!! Everything in them says fun fun fun and relaxation too. Wonderful. Used to live in the Northwest and miss it very much.

btw - i much prefer you in the bikini and i think you only have about a sandwich on the model. the bikini looks great on you!

Kristin said...

That looks like SO much fun lady. Makes me want to go play outside right now. LOVE your swimsuit!

the "L" spot said...

So cute! Love all the picture collages! and you are crazy for being jealous of my 106 heat!

Rasha said...

looks fun, ps you're so tan!

Graham I. Haynes said...

What a great way to kick off the summer.

MissNeira said...

That looks like so much fun!!! you look great..love your hair!



xoxo
Miss Neira

Kinsey Michaels said...

Caitlin, I loveeeeee that swimsuit. You rock it so well too! How fun to have the convenience of using your Dad's cabin, it looks like you had a really fun weekend away with your friends!

bananas. said...

how fun! you spoiled brat!!! haha jk. really i am. i'm just jealous that i don't have a cabin to hide away too.

Krista said...

We can complain about the weather together, but one things to be said for us PacNW girls, we APPRECIATE every nice day we get!! (600 lbs on the model, oh please!)

Slamdunk said...

Now that looks like great fun for the dogs especially.

We have a new addition lab from the humane society who would love cannonballing off that dock. He already pushes the little kids out of the way to jump into their children's wading pool.

Fashion Meets Food said...

Looks like such a fun time! Love your swimsuit!

xo

OceanDreams said...

I love all of your pictures and it looks like you simply had a blast with you friends, boy, and dogs! How MUCH FUN! I love your Juicy suit, and the fact that it is turquoise makes me love it ever more!!!