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4th of July Weekend Fun | Maine & Boston

Hello there friends and happy Tuesday! Doesn't it feel great starting the work week off on a Tuesday?! You are feeling refreshed coming off the long weekend and you know there is only a short week ahead!! This weekend was pure perfection - from the company to the weather - we had a perfect 4th of July weekend!! Here's a few snaps from Vacationland a.k.a Maine and the city! 

Driving up Friday after work, we spent part of our holiday weekend up in Harrison, Maine at Long Lake and were surprised with the lack of traffic we hit! I'm always amazed at how close we are to different states - within two hours we had made our way through 3 of them! Arriving later in the evening Friday was a wash, literally one of the most epic lightning storms I've ever seen! 

We spent all day Saturday on the water - had my first and to be quite honest, probably last, tubing adventure! I'm so uncoordinated I actually fell off the tube before the boat was even moving! My only saving grace was going with my 5 year old niece! 

Loved that an ice cream craving hit all of us at the same time so we made our way via boat to the Long Lake Creamery. They just recently re-opened and they have more flavors than you know what to do with!
On Saturday night I was able to knock what I thought would be the hardest item off my summer bucket list - I went to my first ever drive in movie! It was exactly how I imagined and I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the movie being projected! Finding Dory was adorable - maybe not quite as good as Finding Nemo, but still really cute and baby Dory is just about the most adorable thing ever!
I've decided that if given the choice between a lake house and a beach house - I'm going for the lake house, which is surprising even to me since I grew up right next to the beach! On Sunday, we cruised around the lake one last time and took in all the gorgeous homes! 
We had passed this cute farm a few times on our way in and out of town and I couldn't pass up an impromptu fashion post - stay tuned it's coming this week! 
After a full day of eating, catching up & relaxing it was time to head back to the city! As hard as it was leaving paradise, we didn't want to get stuck in the traffic coming back home - so we had one more day to enjoy our long weekend in the city.
 The 4th was incredibly toasty in the city, but we braved the heat and headed to Joe's on the Waterfront from lunch with our friends. I finally had my lobster roll craving from the weekend filled and I have to say - this was the first lobster roll I've seen to have such large lobster pieces! I was in heaven!
Tia's Waterfront Bar was somewhere I frequented when I interned in Boston so long ago, but Gary had never been so we all decided to enjoy a little afternoon cocktail! Brought back lots of fun memories! You may have caught this on snapchat (@blovedboston), but Gary literally soaks in the sun - what I'd give for his natural tanning abilities! 
This wasn't my first time in Harrison and even though we spent most of time at the lake, we drove through town to see some of the happenings and I have to say - I'd go back in a heartbeat. I'm pretty sad to see this weekend go - it was perfect and you can find me at the gym all week trying to work off all the ice cream, lobster rolls & burgers I ate!! 
How was your 4th? Link up below to share your weekends! 

68 comments

  1. What a lovely weekend! Harrison sounds like so much fun - how gorgeous are all your pictures?! That lobster roll looks amazing - seems like the perfect way to end the long weekend!

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  2. What a great weekend! I now want to go and do it too! And that lobster roll, yum!!

    Xoxo,

    Whitney & Blaire

    Peaches In A Pod

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  3. You're weekend looks absolutely picture perfect! How fun! I'm craving all that yummy food you got!

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  4. What a picture perfect weekend! So happy you got to a drive in, I loved Dory too....especially that her nickname was Cupcake! haha

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  5. OK - I gotta know more about you falling off the boat ;) haha
    I see you in long sleeves & jackets at the drive in???? That's a good way to sit at a drive in - not when its horribly hot with bugs everywhere.
    I'd choose a lake house every time!
    Glad you had a great 4th.
    That last dock pic is beautiful

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  6. ahhh maine is just my fav. the lakes. the nature. and yay for a drive in movie! i love them. reminds me of home :) and i feel you on the hot holiday! it is too toasty here! ps i'll take that lake house ;) happy tuesday!

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  7. Sounds like a wonderful weekend!! Glad that you had a fun time. That lobster roll looks amazing and I can't wait to have one next month!! :-)

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  8. What a fun weekend! That last picture of you and Gary is so cute! Fame worthy! And um, I'd totally take that lake house, absolutely gorgeous! Glad you guys had such a great little getaway! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  9. I'm totally a beach person as well, but these photos have me longing to be out on the lake too! Looks like an amazing weekend and that lobster roll, YUM!

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  10. GORGEOUS photos and all of your outfits are so nice! Maine looks great. I regret not getting there before I left the East Coast. Glad you guys had such a fun weekend!

    Ashley
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  11. Had no idea Maine was this beautiful. Thanks for sharing your beautiful pics with us :)

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  12. What a wonderful weekend! I definitely miss being as close to so many places when you're in New England. I cannot wait to see your photo shoot pictures - that old Ford is so cute! Have a fantastic (short) week.

    Meg, Borrowed Heaven

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  13. I was loving all of your snaps of your trip to Maine! It looked so gorgeous, and I'm so jealous that you're that close to that many states up north! It takes us a few hours to get out of Texas! The drive in movie looked like so much fun, and that's awesome that you were able to cross that off of your summer bucket list! I hope your Tuesday has gotten off to a great start!

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  14. So fun! Looks like y'all had a wonderful weekend. So many great pictures - how cute is that Ford truck?!

    Zelle
    Southern Style

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  15. Looks like SUCH a wonderful weekend. Seriously, your pictures are insane, I have Maine summers on my bucket list!

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  16. What a fun weekend!! That is so great that you went to a drive-in, how fun! I love your lip color. What is it?

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  17. I was in Maine for my sister's wedding just two weeks ago! It's pretty. Cold, but pretty! Sad you didn't enjoy tubing, that was one of my favorite things to do growing up! Did you ride on your belly or did you sit in the tube? It's really hard to hold on when you're on your belly going over the boat's wake but if you're in the tube it can really hurt your rump so... Trade-offs, right?

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  18. Wow looks like tons of summery fun!!! Especially the Drive in Movie!!!! We used to have one near our house and would go as kids. So fun!!

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  19. Can't wait to see your fashion shoot with that cool retro car!! Glad you had a great weekend, girl!

    Xox Dana Ivy // www.iadorewhatilove.com

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  20. I love that cute pic of you and Gary! Frame that one!

    I'm so envious of the wondrous weekend you had! And the drive in movie looks the best! I've never gone to one.

    liz @ j for joiner

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  21. That sounds like a perfect weekend! That lobster roll looks sooo good.

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  22. This looks like the perfect holiday weekend!!

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  23. Looks like it was a wonderful weekend! Maine is gorgeous, definitely a place on my list to visit in the near future! And that lobster roll...it looks so delicious and it's making me SO hungry!!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

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  24. That last picture of you two is the sweetest! It sounds like the perfect New England 4th!!

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  25. I think you should post that last photo EVERY year, it is precious! You and Gary are adorable together! Maine is on my bucket list, I am embarrassed that the furthest I have been in New England is Boston!!!! I must visit the other states too one of these days. Wonderful and relaxing post! xoxo catchatwithcarenandcody

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  26. Lobster roll- YESSSSS! Saw this on Snap and was way jealous. :) Glad you had a happy 4th, lady!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  27. Oh how we love Maine . . . my husband is from there so we usually go visit family once a year, except this year of course! So glad you had a lovely weekend!

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  28. Looks like you had the most amazing holiday weekend! You knocked off a bunch of your bucket list too! Maine is so gorgeous I need to make a trip up there soon!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  29. I adore the red truck photo.

    I did the same - some of the weekend away and the holiday back in town to avoid traffic!

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  30. What fun pictures!!! Looks like a great vacation!

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

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  31. I'm glad you had a great weekend!


    XoXo,

    Tamara - LoveofMode.com

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  32. We had a very lake filled weekend as well. Man that lobster roll?!!!!! Now I'm craving one! Good thing my fiance is grilling up some seafood tonight! haha

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  33. I am not a fan of tubing either, lol I just can't do it!

    Brooke
    pumps & push-ups

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  34. Because of you, I'm checking out a drive thru for the summer. I would so be like that with tubing-- I just know it! And that lobster roll!!!!!

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  35. It looks like you had a lovely weekend! i spent mine working! I love the pictures!! x

    Victoria | http://victoriaahelenn.blogspot.co.uk

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  37. Loving all of your gorgeous pics!!!

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  38. What an amazing weekend from the looks of it! Gorgeous pictures as always! Omg... that lobster roll!!! To die for!

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  39. Maine is on our list! Hoping to go next summer! Looks so fun!

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

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  40. So beautiful there and really nice photos, now I'm craving french fries. Have a great week hon.

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  41. Sounds like you guys had an amazing time well except for the part where you fell off the tube, lol! I never been to main but this made me want to visit.

     Sierra Berry | @itsberrystylish  

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  42. Spending the long weekend at the lake sounds like perfection indeed and it looks gorgeous! It looks gorgeous there and so cool it's a short drive and that you're so close to several states so you're exploring new places opportunities are almost limitless. That lobsta roll though! I wish we had a good place around here to get some.

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  43. Looks like you guys had an awesome, fun-filled weekend! I'm so glad you were able to go to a drive-in movie...I LOVE them! We try to go once a month...our drive-in theater does 2 movies per screen, for the price of one! So we try to catch good showings. Hope you are having a great start of the week!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

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  44. Love the drive in!! We have one fairly close to us and we try to go every summer! We went to Finding Dory this weekend too (in the regular theater) and thought it was so cute. But you're right - not as good as Nemo!! Can I just say I loooove your Maine/Boston pics, always?! So idyllic.

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  45. I'm so glad you enjoyed your 4th of July weekend, beautiful, and I can't think of a better place to spend it than Maine! That lobster roll looks ah-mazing and they weren't cheap with the lobster meat at all!!! YUM! I can't wait to see the fashion photos you share this week, I'm loving the sneak peak already, you look amazing, girlie! Thanks so much for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful rest of the short (YES!) week!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  46. That lobster roll ommgggg! I am embarrassed to admit that I have never had one! So funny about the tubing, it is so hard and I hate doing it too. It hurts when you fall off!

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  47. Aww you and your hubby look so cute together! You both look so happy and in love ;)

    Paula
    Thirteen Thoughts

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  48. Looks like another fun and meaningful 4th of July celebration. :)
    Great photos. And that's a really nice place to spend the holiday.

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  49. I just moved out of Boston, so seeing these pictures make me miss New England so much more! Looks like you had a fabulous holiday weekend!!

    Via Sora || instagram · twitter · pinterest · bloglovin

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  50. This looks like the quintessential American weekend! Hope you had a great 4th! PS- You are gorgeous as always! xo -L

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  51. So fab!

    JENNEROUTFITS.COM a blog dedicated to kendall and kylie jenner’s best outfits.

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  52. Those stripes look adorable on you!! Thanks for sharing!

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

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  53. Perfect weekend! Maine is definitely a place we'd love to visit. Looks is like you had a blast and ate some delicious stuff!! And baby dory - omg she's adorable!!

    Amanda Kids and Cabernet

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  54. oh, what a perfect weekend! all of the photos are gorgeous, and you and gary are just too cute. i always have a craving for ice cream haha! we used to go tubing with KC's family but the last time (a few years ago) a jet ski went by way too close when i fell off (even though they aren't supposed to!) and it was kind of terrifying haha. it's so much harder than it looks!

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  55. Your weekend looks amazing and that lake is gorgeous! Hope you loved the drive in movie- what movie did you guys see!? Also, I need that lobster roll ASAP!

    xox | Tess
    Sequins are the New Black

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  56. What a picture-perfect holiday weekend! It looks SO beautiful there. Love that picture of the two of you at the drive-in movie, so cute!

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  57. Amazing place! That lobster looks delicious.

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  58. Really looks like you had a lovely time. Maine is a beauty!

    Aizzing
    http://www.icingandwrite.com

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  59. Looks like an amazing weekend! That lake is so beautiful. Also how fun is it that you went to a drive in movie. I vaguely remember going once as a kid. I wish they would bring those back!

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  60. I loved your snaps from the trip! I really want to visit Maine some time. If it's anything like Vermont I'm sure I'll love it. And girl I can't tube anymore either. It's way too hard on my body. I'll stick to wakeboarding.

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  61. Sounds like the perfect weekend! I haven't been to Maine in years but it's really beautiful! I'll always be an ocean girl but I do love spending time up in the NH lakes region every August. You'd love Meredith, NH. It's right on Lake Winnepesawkee and it's the cutest little town!

    Taffeta & Tulips

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  62. looks like you all had a wonderful weekend

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  63. I'd love to visit Maine! This looks like the perfect holiday weekend! That red truck is perfect! And how awesome is that lobster roll? xo, Champagne&Suburbs

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  64. What a beautiful weekend! I loved all your snaps! Yay for the drive in movie's! Glad you had a great trip!

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  65. I loved following along via snapchat! I'm dying to head up to Maine! I applied (and got denied... again) for a visit to Colby, Bates and Bowdoin, so maybe next year.... ;) so many places to go, so little time.

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  66. Soooo pretty! Maine is definitely on my list of places to visit-- it sounds like the perfect weekend getaway with your family. When we were on vacation I was talking about how we used to go tubing and have no fear- but I can't imagine doing it now!

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