Photo Friday: Last Days of Summer

At the end of every summer, the kids and I spend a week exploring bits and pieces of the Seattle area that we haven't seen before in an effort to capture those last rays of sunshine and freedom. I suppose it's still trendy to call that a "Staycation," but I prefer to call it "Mom Camp"

What about you, do you have an end of summer ritual?

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      1. Keryn @ Walkingon Travels on August 30, 2012 at 9:50 p.m.

        No traditions yet, although I'm starting to think we may just head to the beach. With a birthday in the family the last week of summer it seems only fitting to always be traveling :-)

      2. Terumi on August 30, 2012 at 10:37 p.m.

        Love the "Mom Camp"moniker! We've been momcamping this week too :) I wish we had hit the beach! (And how is summer already over??)

      3. Tonya @ The Traveling Praters on August 31, 2012 at 7:39 a.m.

        I can't believe that summer is nearly over! I have so much left to see on my "to do" list!

      4. Sonja on August 31, 2012 at 9:25 a.m.

        I'm so bummed summer is over. I really miss my kids when they go back to school. Our end-of-summer routine usually includes school shopping and a bonfire on the beach. (That's tomorrow night.) Good luck with back-to-school!

      5. Beth Henry on August 31, 2012 at 9:52 a.m.

        Great picture! We love exploring on the beach. I think next summer I need to make a list and force myself to do more of the activities near home. We let many days slip away just hanging out around the house. (Although I guess that's part of the beauty of summer break too.)

      6. Lisa on August 31, 2012 at 1:10 p.m.

        I can't believe that summer is already over either! We are still traveling - hanging in til the last minute as we'll be returning home late on Monday for a school start on Wednesday. :)

      7. megan on September 3, 2012 at 12:28 p.m.

        It's so sad that the Summer is over. Means waking up early and making sure the kids are ready for school.

      8. Eva on September 13, 2012 at 5:39 a.m.

        Nice photo, It looks like he is really enjoying the end of summer :))))