Thursday, June 12, 2014

I'm on a boat.

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Millennial Central for #DiscoverBoating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #MC

Despite living smack dab in the middle of the good 'ol state of Ohio, I am lucky to have been a boater for all my life. Growing up, my 4th of July's, Memorial, Labor Days, and just typical summer weekends were spent on Buckeye Lake. Our good family friend owns a marina so I had the luxury of testing out a slew of different boats from pontoons to speed boats and everything in between.

Summer is here and it's time to get the whole family excited about getting out on the water. And by excited, I mean catching one of these bad boys while mentally calculating how many hours until you'll be able to grill him up for dinner.
In honor of #tbt, I'm throwing it back to the good 'ol carefree days on the water.
I'm not one for carpets, but whatever floats your boat captain!
No worries, man!
I believe my dad is wearing my life jacket?
Captain for a day. Eyes on the road, Shane!
I used to be able to pee right on the boat in peace, but that ship has sailed.
Then to crusin' in the later years.
Catamaran across the Pacific while in Nicaragua.
Ready to test the waters?
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Check out Stories of Discovery featuring pro boaters (including country music star, Jake Owen!) and their personal stories of how boating impacts their lives. Whether near an ocean, lake, river, or even wading in that backyard pond, let's make waves! Submit your best 4th of July boating photos for our Facebook Contest: running mid-June through early July. How do you hope to spend your summer on the water? I would love for you to share!


Amy Fashion Blog said...

Its been years since I have been on a boat. Have a great weekend

Kallie @ But First, Coffee said...

Looks like such a fun time! I grew up on boats, too! Mainly sailboats, literally everyone in my family owns one! haha! but we love power boats and fishing too!

He Calls Me Grace said...

My family has a cabin on a smalllll lake in Michigan that we go to every year. It was always so much fun boating there as a kid. WE did everything from fishing to skiing and tubing. I just loved it.

Caroline Topperman said...

I love boats and being on the water! I am very jealous right now.

Tiffany Khyla said...

These pictures of you are priceless! I love it so much! Haha. Tubing is my favorite thing ever. And cruises are definitely the best vacation. I was never a good fisher, but I like going. That pic of you peeing - omg! I died! Ha!

Brianne said...

Aww I love the pictures of little Shane! They are so adorable.

2justByou said...

I had fun boating when I was younger, but I haven't been in a long time. Love your throwback pics. Keep snapping shots on your snazzy new camera and sharing with all of us!

Erica Ligenza said...

Your baby pictures are TOO ADORABLE!! You're on a mini toilet on a boat...that's too perfect.
The ONE time I got to drive a boat, the captain quickly regained control. Let's just say, water driving isn't my forte. Especially when a sail is involved.