In The Hamptons...

Can you believe it's almost August already?? This summer has flown by way too fast. I feel like I say this every summer.. Yup, I do.

Last week Hoyt and I were in NYC and we decided to take a quick trip up to East Hampton to visit some friends. We thought- why not?? It's TOO hot in the city right now! And I've always wanted to go there and see what all the hype was about. 

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Here's what I found:

In the Hamptons...

You can't beat the weather. There's a nice breeze that makes the summer heat actually pleasant! (imagine that!?),

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You walk a lot (unless you live there and own a car) 

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Walking in the Hamptons? I can't complain! Plus, I had some time to snap pictures- 

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You'll see shingle style homes (aged to perfection) against stark white trim. I could never tire of this look... 
  
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I personally like the older homes better than the newer ones... but I'll take either!

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(you see a lot of those cars parked out front too)

In the Hamptons,

The landscaping is impeccable. 

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Lots and lots of hydrangeas in brilliant shades of blue and purple,

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The town is quaint and adorable,
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full of attractive people,

and attractive stores...

like Double RL-

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And Book Hampton, the bookstore that I could spend hours in (whoever selected the blue light fixtures is a genius)
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In the Hamptons... 

the windows are left open,

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The sidewalks go on forever,

Dogs drive their own trucks, 

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:)

the porch ceilings are all painted blue,
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The beach is dreamy, (these pictures are taken with my iphone's Hipstamatic APP! Download it. It's great)   

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You find yourself having good old-fashioned fun like playing a game of wiffle ball as the sun goes down....

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Okay fine- or just laying in the grass and watching everyone else play...

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The sunsets are pretty perfect,

(are you beginning to see a common thread here..?)


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Conclusion:

The place is a dreamWe didn't want to leave...

(this photo was taken with the new iphone APP where it shows the persons thoughts!)

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That's so sweet of you, Hoyt....I hope I didn't spoil my Christmas present! ;)

Still dreaming...

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(all photos taken by me; and just in case you're wondering- there is no APP that shows the person's thoughts. The day they come out with that one  is the day dogs will be driving cars.)