2012 Summer Lovin Dream List

by Kortney Campbell on June 12, 2012

Summer is here, so we have 12 little dreams we want to make a reality this year. Here they go:


  1. Take a vacation. A real vacation with no work, no emails, no serious phone calls, no responsibility. Even if it’s just for a day or two.
  2. Go to Disney. Because Disney doesn’t count as a vacation and I’ve had tickets since our honeymoon. We planned on using them for our anniversary, but found out I was pregnant and wasn’t sure if I’d be able to ride anything. Now that we know it’s safe, I need some Mickey and Minnie in my life.
  3. Relax. This probably goes with the whole vacation thing, but I have a really hard time leaving all of my worries, stresses and work to just chill out. There’s always something that needs to be done. This summer, I’d like to relax.
  4. Spend the night at the beach. Not ON the beach, but AT the beach – even if it’s only a few minutes away. When I was little, every summer, my entire family (literally 25+ of us) would get a big beach house for a week. We’d play all day on the beach and stay up all night at the arcade or just having a big party and inviting everyone we met. It was the best. I really hope we can revive this tradition when baby Campbell is here.
  5. Make mock-tails. I love water, but it can get boring and restaurants don’t really offer much. It’s a simple dream, but it makes me happy.
  6. Have a cookout party. Sometimes I miss old fashioned pool parties. We used to have them all the time when I was little with all of our family, friends and neighbors then watch movies afterwards. You can’t go wrong!


  1. Go to the beach once a week- I know it’s a stretch, but a girl can dream.
  2. Turn off electronics as much as possible.
  3. Sit on the front porch with Mr. Charos and drink something cold and refreshing.
  4. Embrace afternoon rainstorms that we always get here in FL by cuddling up with a good book or taking an afternoon nap.
  5. Collect as many vintage bathing suits and sunglasses as I can get my hands on.
  6. Eat tons of in season fruit.

It’s as simple as that! What are your summer dreams? Feel free to leave them in the comments below or make a list on your blog as well and let us know where to find it!

All this talk about summer makes us want to watch Grease…add that to our list.

About Kortney Campbell

I'm Kortney; a wife, natural mama and vegan in love with life, food and all things vintage! I've been vegan since December 2007, but have loved to cook & create pretty things since before I can remember. I started Vegan Housewives because I don't think you have to give up the joys of food when going vegan! I have a fondness for re-creating non-vegan recipes (especially my grandma's), making a healthier & animal friendly version so be sure to send me your favorite concoctions by clicking our "share a recipe" button - I would LOVE to veg-i-fy them!

  • { 4 comments… read them below or add one }

    Dee June 12, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Kortney – Please make sure you make your Summer Dreams come true. You must do them all before the baby comes because once he is here you won’t be able to much of those listed. I love you and all your summers dreams, some I hope I can participate in.

    Katie- I love your dreams . I would love to do them all. Good luck with making them a reality.

    I have pictures of my Mom in some bathingsuits like that. Kortney, you wouldn’t believe it. I will show you the next time you are over at her house.


    Dee June 12, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    I was just browsing the instagram pictures. Where can I get a Vegan Housewives Shirt? BTW, I love looking at the instagram pic’s.


    PeaSoup June 13, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    I love this!…. ‘trots off to my own summer lovin dream list’:)


    PeaSoup June 13, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    *make my…ugh


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