Siesta Key Vacation Camera Phone Photos

Vacation is over. So sad.  I bet those of you that follow me on Instagram are glad my beach photos will be replaced with Ike photos.

If you don’t follow me on Instagram (decorandthedog), Nate and I vacationed in Siesta Key, Fl last week.  It was a fantastic vacation.  Fantastically lazy.  We did nothing other than walk on the beach, lay on the beach and swim.  The sand was amazing.  It’s mainly quartz.  It felt like flour and was always cool to the touch.  The waters were clear and a pretty turquoise color.  We had plans to check out some local museums/parks but we just couldn’t tear ourselves away.  Can you blame us?


We didn’t use the DSLR much…because we were so lazy.  Nate is still editing the few that we did take.  I used my phone a bunch so let the torture of poor quality blogger vacation photos begin.

Our days went something like this.

9:00am:  Wake up and eat breakfast in the condo.  Watch Who Wants to be a Millionaire.  Nate’s choice. I think he was channeling his inner 80 year old self while in Florida.

10:00am:  Walk on beach or lay in beach chair and people watch or read.  I forgot my sun hat so I bought a ridiculous cowgirl hat.  Gotta protect the noggin’ from sun.  The beach in front of our condo complex was very quiet.  Most of the other people there were elderly.  I love the elderly.  I fit right in. 


1:00pm: Eat lunch in condo.  Watch How I Met Your Mother.  Nate is obsessed.  He can relate any life moment to HIMYM.  It’s impressive and annoying all at the same time.

2:30-4:30pm: Sit on beach and nap/people watch/read.  One day I read “The Five Love Languages”.  It was a fascinating read.  I tried to get Nate to discuss his love language.  Turns out he doesn’t have one so I decided to discuss HIMYM instead.



4:30-5:00pm: Swim in pool.

5:00-5:30pm:  Shower.  Get ready for supper.

5:30-7:00pm.  Eat a disgustingly amazing supper. I never want to eat French fries again.  We had seafood, Five Guys,and a beer battered hot dog with bacon and cheese.



I’m eating only fruit for the next week.

7:00-8:00pm Get ice cream and then stroll the beach at sunset.





8:00-10:00pm- Tv or reading and then sleep.

Repeat times 6 days.

We both feel recharged and ready to tackle life.  We’re both big believers in getting away and experiencing life in a new place at least once per year.

Any suggestions for the place for our next vacation?  Are you a fan of lazy beach bum vacations or are you the go and do type?