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Summer 2018 Recap

Labor Day is gone and fall is just around the corner, so we’re saying goodbye to summer with a little recap. Between traveling, summer camp, and some big family news, this summer was a pretty great one for us.

There were plenty of bike rides.

Summer bike ride / Summer recap on Darling South

Brilee got to perform at the Lexington Opera House!

Spring ballet recital at the Lexington Opera House - Lexington, KY / Summer recap -Darling South

Spring ballet recital at the Lexington Opera House - Lexington, KY / Summer recap -Darling South

Lots of trips to Dollywood, plus a stay at the beautiful Dreammore Resort.

Dollywood Amusement Park - Pigeon Forge, TN / Summer Recap - Darling South

Dollywood's Dreammore Resort - Pigeon Forge, TN / Summer recap -Darling South

Roasting s'mores fireside at Dollywood's Dreammore Resort - Pigeon Forge, TN / Summer recap on Darling South

You can even roast your own s’mores at the fire pit poolside! I’m planning a post just on the resort soon. In the meantime, there’s a “Dollywood” highlight on my Instagram.

Enjoying s'mores fireside at Dollywood's Dreammore Resort - Pigeon Forge, TN / Summer recap on Darling South

We visited family in western KY and spent an evening at Kentucky Lake. The water was so blue that day.

Kentucky Lake / Summer Recap - Darling South

Playing at the park is always a favorite for the kids.

Murray-Calloway Park in Murray, KY / Summer Recap - Darling South

We discovered this beautiful backroad while driving the kids to camp this summer. It’s one of our favorites to drive now.
Horse Farm in Lexington-Fayette Co. KY / Summer Recap - Darling South

Touring the Henry Clay Estate in downtown Lexington was such a neat experience. Seeing how the different generations had added on or remodeled was so interesting.

Henry Clay Estate - Lexington, KY / Summer Recap - Darling South

We had some big news that the kids were especially excited about…

Pregnancy Announcement / Pregnancy Reveal - Summer Recap, Darling South

Baby number 3 is due in March 2019!

Pregnancy Announcement for Baby Number 3 / Summer Recap - Darling South

We celebrated my first baby’s 10th birthday in August! Hold me.

Celebrating Brilee's 10th Birthday / Summer Recap - Darling South

And August brought our 5th year of homeschool. Brilee is in 4th grade and Graham is in 2nd grade.

First day of school pictures / Summer Recap - Darling South

All in all, it was a great summer. What did y’all do this summer? Let me know in the comments, I’d love to hear!

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