die for ice cream bars // stormy weather ♪

(who ever said chocolate was clean??? ;))
It all started with plans to go to a small beach that we found about 20 minutes from our house. Grab the towels, sunscreen, and swimsuits - LETS GO! 

That was basically our thought process yesterday afternoon. I mean, we are seriously living in the last days of summer bliss here folks. Let's go swimming on a whim! ;) After driving a bit, we noticed some dark clouds. We all held our breath. Well..at least I know I did! I really wanted to swim! ;) As we drove closer, it got darker..and darker. We were almost to the lake. After looking at the clouds again, we gave a little sigh, and said a decided "no..". 

Thankfully, we had a back up plan (because you always need a plan B!) to get ice cream if swimming wouldn't work out. Okay, ice cream or swimming? Who can really choose?! So! Bree, Sarah, and I ran into the store just as it started sprinkling..but as I could tell from the clouds, it was going to pour!! And boy, was I right. We walked out the doors to a drenching rain. And, not just rain, hail too! I, of course, video recorded us all scrambling into the car with hail being thrown (lol!) at us. Hahaaa, we were quite a sight, I am sure! But, hey, mission accomplished! WE HAD ICE CREAM! :D With our ice cream and the hail pelting our car we drove home. We stopped a bit away from our house because..well..the storm had travel directly under it! I'm serious, we all started joking that the storm was following us. My mom laughed and said, "well, let's go swimming I guess!". Yup, you got it. We got ice cream and swimming. Ah, what a day. ;) 

 Swimming was a lot of fun too! Sarah and I spent a lot of time in the deeper water teaching ourselves to "tread on water" as my dad calls it. I just call it "staying in one place". lol! My dad was a lifeguard, so I guess he knows his stuff. ;) After a while, Bree joined us and then we did some tricks on shoulders and that kind of goofy stuff. :D I've never really been a lake person, but seriously, I loved this one! There was zero seaweed and the bottom was pure sand. I sure hope we go back soon! :D 

Have you ever been "storm chased"? ;)
Ice cream or swimming??
Can you "tread on water"? 
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11 comments

  1. I've never been storm chasing-- the closest time I have ever been out in a storm was when there were 120 mph winds tossing about, raining hard, and I was in a car watching all of the trees in the road begin to timber over! O-O All of the stoplights weren't working...

    xoxo Morning

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    1. Oh my!! That sounds terrifying! Like quite literally terrifying!! I would have gone to bed, shaking, the minute I got home! ;) How long ago was this? Like a few years?

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  2. I haven't ever been chased by a storm . . . storms down here seem to just throw a temper tantrum and then go away. ;) Hmm . . . icecream. ;) Always forever icecream. ;)

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    1. Being chased is a scary experience! LOL! Sounds like a naughty little kid..except they don't go away. ;) ICE CREAM!!!

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  3. I love ice cream! It sounds like you had a fun time, even if you didn't get to go swimming! ;)
    ~Katie@ sparklyambitions.blogspot.com

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    1. Hahaa, who doesn't?! ;) Well, we actually did go swimming! That was a lot of fun too. ;)

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  4. ah, being chased by a storm. My family is rather weather obsessed, so yes, I've been chased by storms. Lovely post!

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    1. Oh really?! That's so fun! I am always interested in weather and clouds, while my family on the other hand, is not. Oh well! ;) Thanks! :)

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  5. Sounds like a fun day! We have been chased by a storm before. Once with 3 tornados... It was really scary. They were in almost every direction and it took over two hours to get home and our home was only twenty minutes away...

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  6. Oh yikes! I would freak..like did you really see the tornadoes?! CRAZY!

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    1. Oh yes! I FREAKED out! Yes, we saw them...

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