a day at the lake

We went up to the lake over the weekend and I seriously found my place in the world. Being outside, on a sandy beach, playing games, and eating good food is my happy place. This is what I especially love to do during that “special time of the month.” Hanging out with friends and family takes my mind off things so I can enjoy the moments and stay comfortable even during an uncomfortable time. I could have stayed out there forever if I hadn’t left my sweatshirt in the car; it was freezing once the sun dipped behind the mountains. I don’t know if it is being outside or the complete feeling of relaxation but being at that lake with friends did me in. pineview reservoir We showed up just a few hours before sunset, laid out a blanket, and brought along our homemade root beer. We played games, joked and laughed, and just relaxed under the sun.   The pups had a time of it chasing each other around until they were both exhausted, getting sand in the water cups, and digging holes like mad men. We have all agreed that we need to make trips like this more often. It is always such a blast spending time at the lake. pineview reservoirpineview reservoirPineview ReservoirPineview ReservoirPineview Reservoir This is truly my favorite way to have a good time and forget about everything else. Of course, to also help keep my mind at ease, I reach for STAYFREE® Ultra Thin® Regular pads with Wings because it has flexible layers that move with your body, while Thermo Control®Technology wicks moisture away.

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  1. September 11, 2014 / 6:37 PM

    I pamper myself with relaxing music, a bubble bath and a glass of wine.

  2. slehan
    September 11, 2014 / 1:33 PM

    I pamper myself by getting a massage every other week.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

  3. Thomas Murphy
    September 11, 2014 / 1:28 PM

    I pamper myself by going out to a nice dinner.

  4. September 11, 2014 / 8:23 AM

    i like to relax with a good book or listen to some music

    debbiebellows (at) gmail (dot) com

  5. September 10, 2014 / 6:23 PM

    I love to read so I grab a book, take a bubble bath and a pepsi

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  6. Ellie W
    September 10, 2014 / 1:32 PM

    I pamper myself with a hot bubble bath and a good book.

  7. September 10, 2014 / 8:22 AM

    I pamper myself by taking several different vitamins a day. This may not seem like pampering to most people, but I am very poor, so buying vitamins the way I do is definitely splurging for my budget!

  8. September 10, 2014 / 1:50 AM

    I like to pamper myself with a nice long hot bath with a good book to keep me company.

    willitara [at] gmail [dot] com

  9. September 9, 2014 / 8:01 PM

    I go for a pedicure once a month to pamper myself

  10. neiddy
    September 9, 2014 / 1:05 PM

    tweeted -https://twitter.com/neiddy_ruiz/status/509417213120364544

  11. neiddy
    September 9, 2014 / 1:03 PM

    I pamper myself by taking a long bath and sleeping until late

  12. Kerry
    September 8, 2014 / 6:43 PM

    I pamper myself at the hair salon every 6 weeks:)

  13. Erica Best
    September 8, 2014 / 12:35 PM

    hot shower

  14. maria cantu
    September 7, 2014 / 6:43 PM

    With a hot bath.

  15. September 7, 2014 / 10:27 AM

    I pamper myself by trying to take a long, hot bath, at least once a week.

  16. September 6, 2014 / 8:16 PM

    I make sure I have sparkly painted toenails at all times and a new lip gloss makes me feel pampered :) arena.Thompson [at] gmail.com

  17. Susan Smith
    September 5, 2014 / 10:10 AM

    i take a long bath with bubbles and drink a glass of wine!

  18. September 4, 2014 / 8:51 PM


    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  19. September 4, 2014 / 8:48 PM

    I pamper myself by taking a bubble bath and lighting candles.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  20. Katherine Persons
    September 3, 2014 / 11:29 AM

    SOme me time a good movie and a peppermint pattie

  21. August 31, 2014 / 10:52 PM

    Long hot baths is how I pamper myself.

  22. sandra
    August 31, 2014 / 3:12 PM

    I try to escape for some me time at the gym

  23. steven weber
    August 28, 2014 / 3:48 PM

    I will take a nice long shower.

  24. Elle
    August 28, 2014 / 3:40 PM

    I love to relax in a warm bath with a good book or good music..or sometimes both.

  25. Robin Wilson
    August 26, 2014 / 9:47 PM

    I like to give myself a facial and watch an old movie or go get a mani/pedi and get extra long massages!

    Entry #1

  26. Rebecca Thomas
    August 26, 2014 / 8:22 AM

    I usually draw a hot bath, have a nice glass of red wine and some dark chocolate! aaaah!

  27. Tina M
    August 24, 2014 / 1:28 PM

    i go to the spa and get a Starbucks coffee!

  28. August 23, 2014 / 3:52 PM

    I pamper myself by going to the spa once a month!
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  29. Rebecca W
    August 22, 2014 / 12:52 PM

    I pamper myself with a nice, hot bubble bath!

  30. Kimmy Ripley
    August 21, 2014 / 12:26 PM

    I like to relax with a glass of wine with my husband by our bonfire outside.

  31. August 21, 2014 / 12:14 PM

    I give myself a pedicure.

  32. August 17, 2014 / 9:05 PM


  33. August 17, 2014 / 9:03 PM

    I love to eat out with hubby, no cooking and doing dishes!

  34. Amy S
    August 17, 2014 / 2:00 PM

    I give myself DIY facials once/week. :-)

  35. Christy Peeples DuBois
    August 17, 2014 / 11:44 AM

    I am guilty of not doing anything to pamper myself however last week I went and had my nails done. For me that was pampering.

  36. August 16, 2014 / 7:53 PM

    I don’t get a chance to pamper myself often, but going *anywhere* solo, grabbing a drink from Starbucks, or getting a back rub would all be wonderful. :)


  37. Amy
    August 15, 2014 / 2:49 PM

    woo-hoo thanks for the coupon and the beautiful pictures, I pamper myself with a book, wine and some time to myself =) cheers ;)

  38. D Schmidt
    August 14, 2014 / 2:48 PM

    I pamper myself by taking 15 minutes to myself to drink a cup of tea, paint my nails and catch up online.

  39. August 14, 2014 / 12:57 PM

    I take myself out for a leisurely lunch or an afternoon movie.

  40. Cynthia C
    August 13, 2014 / 2:50 PM

    I pamper myself by taking a road trip to the beach every year.

  41. Madeline
    August 12, 2014 / 7:45 PM

    I pamper myself by getting up early to exercise, and then taking 10 minutes for myself to read a good book.

  42. August 12, 2014 / 12:39 AM

    I like to take a day off sometimes to have a spa day with my sisters.

  43. Natalie
    August 11, 2014 / 7:37 PM

    I pamper myself by engaging in regular aerobic exercise to decrease my stress level. I also love toe cuddle with my puppy.

  44. Kelly D
    August 11, 2014 / 7:26 PM

    I use nice lotions and soaps to pamper myself, and I drink coffee!

  45. Nicole D
    August 11, 2014 / 5:16 PM

    I pamper myself by relaxing in our hot tub with a few candles and soft music playing.

  46. heather
    August 11, 2014 / 1:44 PM

    I pamper myself by taking a long hot bubble bath with candles and music.

  47. latanya
    August 11, 2014 / 1:09 PM

    I take a bubble bath and read a good book

  48. August 11, 2014 / 10:23 AM

    my idea of pampering is a long soak in a tub with lots and lots of bubbles.

  49. Elena
    August 11, 2014 / 10:15 AM

    I pamper myself by taking a hot bath

  50. August 11, 2014 / 10:03 AM

    i take a long bath with lots of bubbles and drink a glass of wine!

  51. Rebecca c
    August 11, 2014 / 6:11 AM

    I try to take time to paint my nails regularly. Me time. Plus I think getting a haircut is relaxing so I do that often too.

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