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About Layne Quintanilla

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356 Responses to Win $25 Cash with this Quick Giveaway!

  1. Widyaning A July 7, 2013 at 12:20 am #

    I have no special memory for this summer …

    • Layne Quintanilla July 7, 2013 at 1:16 am #

      I hope you are able to make some great memories before the summer ends! Good luck!

  2. lori h July 7, 2013 at 12:57 am #

    my grandson was born 🙂

  3. Crystal July 7, 2013 at 1:02 am #

    Taking my dogs to the lake it was their first swim it was awesome to watch them!

  4. Sara Floyd July 7, 2013 at 1:15 am #

    My best memories is all the firsts with my baby!

  5. Jeanne Jewett July 7, 2013 at 5:08 am #

    Best memory so far is …I can finally get out of bed and feel well again! Now, off to enjoy the day! 🙂

  6. Lisa Brown July 7, 2013 at 6:35 am #

    No special memories this summer, yet.

  7. Sandy Cain July 7, 2013 at 8:06 am #

    So far, nothing awful has happened. That’s pretty good as far as I’m concerned!

  8. Lulubelle July 7, 2013 at 8:09 am #

    Rescuing a baby bluebird that fell into my back yard when it was learning how to fly. My 3 dogs were a bit too curious about it!

  9. Jackie Preas July 7, 2013 at 8:11 am #

    We just recently came back from Folly Beach,SC and we had all of our grandchildren there too.It was my youngest grandson’s 1st trip with MawMaw & PawPaw.Gabe just turned 6 and was delighted with everything.He was so enthralled with the Angel Oak on nearby Johns Island.Great memories with 6 year old Gabriel,13 year old Fiona,11 year old Savannah and 16 year old Ethan.

  10. Shirley Carr July 7, 2013 at 8:16 am #

    Had a blast at my moms on July 4th

  11. Alexandru Rusu July 7, 2013 at 8:26 am #

    The special memory in this summer is when i find a girl who love me 🙂

  12. Cheryl July 7, 2013 at 8:31 am #

    Seeing the deer grazing in our woods behind our house–I know that is not necessarily summery, but they look so beautiful surrounded by the green of summer.

  13. Wendy Owen July 7, 2013 at 8:50 am #

    So far this summer my best memory is swimming with my grandsons, they are so much fun with their excitement.

  14. Colleen Schilinski July 7, 2013 at 9:08 am #

    My best memory is seeing the fireworks over the Gulf Of Mexico.

  15. Deanna July 7, 2013 at 9:16 am #

    My best memory SO FAR this summer is spending time with my boys up north in Michigan with my Mom.

  16. bianca roman July 7, 2013 at 9:25 am #

    taking my 3 1/2 son to his first movie ever!! monsters university in 3D

  17. Jennifer Mae Hiles July 7, 2013 at 9:40 am #

    My best memory so far this summer was taking my daughter to the park for the first time, she was in awe.

  18. yuki July 7, 2013 at 9:41 am #

    When we went for a stroll and it was super hot and humid and we welcomed the rain on our skin like a blessing when it started to rain.

  19. bianca roman July 7, 2013 at 9:52 am #

    e-mail used for both subscriptions is yobonks(at)gmail(dot)com

  20. Mary Happymommy July 7, 2013 at 9:53 am #

    Our trip to Myrtle Beach!

  21. Angela Kinder July 7, 2013 at 9:56 am #

    My best memory is probably my sister, who suffers from general anxiety disorder, finally being able to do things herself. It brought tears to my eyes every time.

  22. Kelly Amos July 7, 2013 at 9:56 am #

    My best memory so far this summer is of playing in the sprinkler with my 4 year old son. It is amazing how precious simple moments like that can be! 🙂

  23. Julie D July 7, 2013 at 10:02 am #

    My best memory is taking my 6 month old daughter out to my family’s lake property. It was where I spent a lot of my summers as a child 🙂

  24. Amber July 7, 2013 at 10:50 am #

    My best memory this summer was graduating from college!

  25. Cheryl Abdelnour July 7, 2013 at 11:06 am #

    WE HAD OUR SONS HOME TO VISIT. I MISS THEM.

  26. Meyia J. July 7, 2013 at 11:26 am #

    Since this summer has just been an amplified view of my fam’s hardship since I’ve went away to college, I guess those instances when everyone pulls together to make the best of things and to create some well-needed peace of mind.

  27. Kim M July 7, 2013 at 11:35 am #

    Sitting by the pool, eating great food and having fine wine with my friends

  28. Janice Cooper July 7, 2013 at 11:42 am #

    Watching my 2 yr old niece notice the airplanes, bugs, flowers and animals.

  29. Stephanie Phelps July 7, 2013 at 11:43 am #

    Moving into our own home this summer is my favorite memory so far! 🙂 Thank you!

  30. temitope michael July 7, 2013 at 11:52 am #

    i spent quality time with my mom

  31. Sandy VanHoey July 7, 2013 at 11:56 am #

    Being able to spend the summer with my grandson. Everyday is amazing with him

  32. Denise July 7, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    our 20th anniversary dinner at Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel. Thanks!

  33. heather baker July 7, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

    I can only think of my 3 year old daughters birthday party. I loved watching her having so much fun

  34. Mrs. Sandi Tymchuk July 7, 2013 at 12:41 pm #

    Yesterday my husband and I came across the downtown farmer’s market as a pleasant surprise on a beautiful warm sunny afternoon!

  35. Geoff K July 7, 2013 at 12:42 pm #

    My best memory so far was getting to go back to my hometown for Memorial Day and seeing many relatives and old friends I hadn’t seen for years!

  36. JJ Caraway July 7, 2013 at 12:54 pm #

    I got to spend time with my grandchildren.

  37. Mary Casper July 7, 2013 at 12:58 pm #

    seeing my daughter last week

  38. Emily July 7, 2013 at 1:06 pm #

    Going to stone mountain with my family.

  39. Amanda Rauch July 7, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    Just getting to hang out with my son before he leaves for college has been great! It is the first summer in over 15 years that I have not had to work, and I am enjoying every second of it with my family 😉

  40. Candice July 7, 2013 at 1:33 pm #

    Swimming with my family.

  41. Becca Wilson July 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm #

    I just love spending time outside in general 🙂

  42. Lisa Ehrman July 7, 2013 at 1:56 pm #

    My best memory is unpacking the last box from our move!

  43. Vicki Hale July 7, 2013 at 1:58 pm #

    Hello Layne, my best memory so far is my daughter was taking me to the Dr. and my 3 yr. old Grandson was in the backseat, and he said “I love you Mim” just out of the blue, then he said it again before I got out of the car. You just can’t beat that! Thank you. Vicki (Mim)

  44. Chrystal D July 7, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    Getting my garden started!

  45. Shannon Baas July 7, 2013 at 2:20 pm #

    meeting my new niece.

  46. Kelly D July 7, 2013 at 2:25 pm #

    I enjoyed taking my kids to the beach and helping them look for shells.

  47. Kate F. July 7, 2013 at 2:34 pm #

    I had fun boating last week.

  48. LaTonya Hussain July 7, 2013 at 2:58 pm #

    Going to the beach at 1 am with my husband just to hear the waves and feel the sand between my toes.

  49. Margaret Smith July 7, 2013 at 3:15 pm #

    Enjoying a couple of weeks at So. Carolina with my Dad

  50. melissa kelley July 7, 2013 at 3:31 pm #

    We furnished our front and back porch. We have waited over a year to get patio furniture and best of all it was all on clearance!!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 12:49 am #

      That’s the best way to do it – I am glad it worked out for you! I bet it looks great!

  51. Alison Braidwood July 7, 2013 at 3:35 pm #

    Having a visit from my 18 month old niece was nice

  52. Jody Sisson July 7, 2013 at 3:37 pm #

    Taking my Grand Kids to the Beach.

  53. Cindy July 7, 2013 at 4:09 pm #

    My best memory is spending time with the people I care about.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 1:41 am #

      That’s one of my favorite things to do too!

  54. Colleen Boudreau July 7, 2013 at 4:17 pm #

    None so far.

  55. Karen Glatt July 7, 2013 at 4:20 pm #

    My favorite memory so far is getting to go with my Dad and sister to a Baby Shower for our new baby in the family coming next month! My younger sister is having a baby boy.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 1:40 am #

      How fun! Congratulations on the new blessing coming into all of your lives.

  56. Kelly R. July 7, 2013 at 4:26 pm #

    Of my daughter’s reaction to seeing her new swing set for the first time.

  57. laurie nykaza July 7, 2013 at 4:28 pm #

    going to the beach for the week it was so much fun with my daughter and sister

  58. Julie Lynn Bickham July 7, 2013 at 4:30 pm #

    Moving to a new house and town!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 1:39 am #

      Lots of work but always fun! Congratulations!

  59. lisa lo July 7, 2013 at 4:42 pm #

    The unexpected Jalapeno plants that came up and are producing some little cute hot peppers.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 1:21 am #

      I would love to learn how to garden and grow my own veggies.

  60. Cindy Merrill July 7, 2013 at 4:42 pm #

    That’s a hard one. Summer hasn’t started yet in Owls Head NY, Temp hasn’t hit 80 yet thus far. Best memory I have is July 4 dinner with my husband.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 12:33 am #

      That’s a nice memory! Here’s to many more this summer and beyond.

  61. Hannah July 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm #

    Camping with my friends

  62. Jacob LaFountaine July 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm #

    Picnic in the park with the girl

  63. Debbie Petch July 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm #

    All the great picnics!

  64. Debbie Petch July 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm #

    All the great picnics!

  65. Marti Parks July 7, 2013 at 5:41 pm #

    I don’t have one yet, but I will be making some great memories at the end of summer when I go to Central America.

  66. Dawn Monroe July 7, 2013 at 6:03 pm #

    Best summer event for our family this year is the birth of our granddaughter.

  67. Linda Szymoniak July 7, 2013 at 6:05 pm #

    I was thrilled to see Kalafina in concert with my daughter. (They are an amazing girl group from Japan.)

  68. Kim Henrichs July 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm #

    Going on a trip to Bali

  69. Bailey Dexter July 7, 2013 at 6:49 pm #

    No fav yet!

  70. Kim Kihega July 7, 2013 at 7:07 pm #

    The first time we jumped in our pool!

  71. maggie barnes July 7, 2013 at 7:09 pm #

    Watching my son get his Bachelors Degree!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 1:19 am #

      What an awesome moment for mom and son! 🙂

  72. Selene M. July 7, 2013 at 7:13 pm #

    Spending a log weekend with hubby at New Bern, NC in our RV

  73. Sherri Lewis July 7, 2013 at 7:26 pm #

    getting my letter approving me for long term disability…. what a weight off my shoulders!

  74. stacey dempsey July 7, 2013 at 8:04 pm #

    So far it was seeing a bunch of relatives that came to visit that I have not seen for many years

  75. Diane Cooper July 7, 2013 at 8:07 pm #

    My best memory so far this summer is watching my two grandchildren have a water balloon fight.

  76. Ann Fantom July 7, 2013 at 8:32 pm #

    My best memory so far this summer is watching my daughter jump of the diving board

  77. sharlene caisse July 7, 2013 at 8:45 pm #

    Getting to spend time with my dad.

  78. Wendy Lange July 7, 2013 at 8:52 pm #

    Canada Day Celebrations

  79. Wendy Lange July 7, 2013 at 8:52 pm #

    Canada Day Celebrations

  80. Gale McCarron July 7, 2013 at 9:07 pm #

    Hanging out in our new home with our children and grandchildren

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 12:31 am #

      That is wonderful Gale!! Precious memories!

  81. Amy Orvin July 7, 2013 at 9:51 pm #

    Seeing my raccoon’s two babies last night was my best memory so far this summer.

  82. Christy July 7, 2013 at 10:24 pm #

    My cousin’s wedding in Glacier Park is my best memory so far.

  83. Andrea Amy July 7, 2013 at 10:48 pm #

    They way my city (Calgary) has come together to help those that were affected by the flooding a couple weeks ago, and how the city pulled through to have the Stampede go on despite the flooding.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 12:30 am #

      That is wonderful! Times can be devastating but your city will come out much stronger and united through it. Prayers!

  84. KAthy S July 7, 2013 at 11:29 pm #

    MY best memory so far was our July 4th celebration.

  85. Lori Taube July 7, 2013 at 11:52 pm #

    Sitting inside our home with our two boys watching lightening and rain during a big storm. Our boys (5 and 3) were so excited! lol

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 12:29 am #

      aww, that is sweet! I love to watch the rain too!

  86. Heather Manu July 7, 2013 at 11:53 pm #

    My brother’s wedding

  87. Becky Schollian July 8, 2013 at 1:08 am #

    The birth of my G’daughter Novalee 6/5. What a precious gift..

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 1:38 am #

      Beautiful! Congratulations 🙂

      • Becky Schollian July 16, 2013 at 7:31 pm #

        Thank you! She is my pride & joy!!

  88. BRITTANY July 8, 2013 at 1:32 am #

    GRADUATING SCHOOL! 🙂

  89. Cindy July 8, 2013 at 1:34 am #

    Fourth of July bbq.

  90. Calshondra Williams July 8, 2013 at 1:57 am #

    Best memory this summer is my anniversary. Had a great party and enjoyed celebrating with family and friends. Also, had another great time with my 4th of July BBQ.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 4:25 pm #

      Happy Anniversary! Glad you had a wonderful time!

  91. Laura Smith July 8, 2013 at 2:02 am #

    Go to Marco Island with 3 granddaughters

  92. courtney hennagir July 8, 2013 at 3:30 am #

    my best memory so far this summer is watching my baby girl take her first steps!

  93. Linda Meyers-Gabbard July 8, 2013 at 5:53 am #

    Hearing from a friend that I haven’t heard from in over a year.

  94. Cynthia C July 8, 2013 at 6:35 am #

    My friend and I had a nice day trip with our moms.

  95. Tari Lawson July 8, 2013 at 7:24 am #

    My best memory so far this summer is setting off fireworks with our kids in the driveway.

  96. Chum July 8, 2013 at 10:14 am #

    it’s been 11 years since my high school graduation. this year me and some high school classmates got together and went boating. it was awesome!

  97. Kim H July 8, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

    Time spent with family

  98. Matt J July 8, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    Going to Universal Studios Florida for the very first time!! An awesome experience!!

  99. Jeannie July 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm #

    My best memory so far would have to be working in my garden. I planted more vegetables this year and it is exciting watching grow to fruition. Im hoping to have a bumper crop!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 8, 2013 at 4:06 pm #

      That’s amazing! I wish I knew more about gardening.

  100. Christina Sparks July 8, 2013 at 4:17 pm #

    Going horseback riding and having a picnic with my husband

  101. Linda Lansford July 8, 2013 at 4:20 pm #

    at the beach with the grandkids

  102. Desmond July 8, 2013 at 4:46 pm #

    Trip to NYC

  103. Denise B. July 8, 2013 at 6:03 pm #

    We went go-karting.

  104. Lisa Evanoff July 8, 2013 at 6:53 pm #

    Fishing down the river with my husband..and discovering the best cucumber salsa ever made!

  105. lestergg July 8, 2013 at 7:13 pm #

    I’ve had my 79th Birthday

  106. Crystal F July 8, 2013 at 8:09 pm #

    My daughter’s face when she seen the waterpark at Great Wolf Lodge. we too her and friend for her 9th birthday and they had a ton of fun. Thank you!

  107. Maegan Morin July 8, 2013 at 8:25 pm #

    Sitting in front of a beautiful waterfall with my kids!

  108. Kitty July 8, 2013 at 8:27 pm #

    I went to a water park!

  109. ren stenberg July 8, 2013 at 9:08 pm #

    Been so busy with sons graduation and all the parties and banquets that go along with it That I havent had much time to stop and think. It was my sons last track season so I guess that was a great memory.

  110. Brynn July 8, 2013 at 9:11 pm #

    My birthday was on the 2nd and my family and my husband made it amazing 🙂

  111. Elizabeth Boswell July 8, 2013 at 9:28 pm #

    My best memory so far this summer is getting my a/c fixed!

  112. Barbara Montag July 8, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

    Going out to the lake for a weekend – fun!
    Thank you.

  113. Peggy D July 8, 2013 at 10:01 pm #

    best memory so far is spending quality time with my kids and hubby. We are definitely enjoying our off time

    sweetheart4171(at)yahoo(dot)com

  114. Suzanne K July 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm #

    making my July 1 weight goal early!

  115. Patrick Miller July 9, 2013 at 12:27 am #

    Walking with dogs by the river

  116. Krystal V. July 9, 2013 at 1:01 am #

    my brother graduation 🙂

  117. Tina July 9, 2013 at 1:19 am #

    My favorite memory so far this summer is going out in my backyard and seeing the adorable bunnies running around. Thank you for the generous giveaway!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 9, 2013 at 1:21 am #

      What a sweet memory! You’re welcome – good luck Tina!

  118. Stephanie Larison July 9, 2013 at 1:54 am #

    Playing in the pool at the 4th of July party. It was so hot but the pool felt great.

  119. Naznin Azeez July 9, 2013 at 3:11 am #

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!. I had two nephews and a niece this summer. I am so happy to see them. Though they are half way around the world away, when I see their photos, I smile. Next month, I will be going to meet them 🙂

    Hope I win!

    Naznin

  120. Catherine Shaw July 9, 2013 at 4:18 am #

    Taking a long walk by the light of the recent supermoon

  121. Donna Martin July 9, 2013 at 6:22 am #

    jumping from the waterfall

  122. John Leahy July 9, 2013 at 8:35 am #

    Whooping it up at a game at Yankee Stadium

  123. krsz July 9, 2013 at 9:06 am #

    The moments spent with my best friend

  124. Heather July 9, 2013 at 11:06 am #

    Saw a shark while bodyboarding in the Atlantic.

  125. Helga July 9, 2013 at 11:49 am #

    I got two kittens!

  126. sherry butcher July 9, 2013 at 11:57 am #

    a short visit to see my Mother in Iowa, now living in a nursing home.
    I’m in NM on a very limited income so it’s been 2 1/2 years since I seen here.

  127. Anastasia July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am #

    My best memory of the summer, so far, is my daughters 17th birthday party! She planned it all herself and said it was the best party she’s ever had 🙂

  128. Carla D. July 9, 2013 at 12:37 pm #

    Making s’mores around a campfire with family. It was an amazing night. 🙂

  129. Monique Rizzo July 9, 2013 at 1:48 pm #

    Seeing my daughter go to Softball playoffs.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  130. Jackie S. July 9, 2013 at 3:19 pm #

    I’ve had lots of great memories this summer already like camping, the beach, water parks… but some of the best moments have been spending the extra time snuggling up with my kids!

  131. Lisa Kerr July 9, 2013 at 5:26 pm #

    My special summer memory so far this summer is seeing my grandson walk for the first time! Thank you for the chance to win:)

  132. Holly Thomas July 9, 2013 at 5:57 pm #

    Rescuing a kitten!!

  133. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) July 9, 2013 at 6:15 pm #

    so far, it has been 4th of july. we relaxed and bbq-ed and saw fireworks. A great evening!

  134. Ava Chavez July 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm #

    So far it’s been camping with my kiddos!

  135. Lisa B. July 9, 2013 at 7:25 pm #

    Getting back into playing tennis!

  136. Lisa B. July 9, 2013 at 7:26 pm #

    Oops. Didn’t finish writing the comment!
    Getting back into playing tennis and feeling healthier (and getting to hang out with friends, too)!

  137. ashley tuckett July 9, 2013 at 7:36 pm #

    My favorite memory so far this summer was watching how happy and excited my kids were to have their favorite clown at their birthday party 🙂

  138. Shauntea Crutcher July 9, 2013 at 8:25 pm #

    No special memories have been made so far, but the summer isn’t over yet.

  139. Tammy S July 9, 2013 at 8:42 pm #

    My best memory so far is when my daughter got her drivers license.

  140. Julius Bufkin July 9, 2013 at 9:12 pm #

    going to Jackson Mississippi

  141. Laura Lanza July 9, 2013 at 9:38 pm #

    spending time on the river

  142. pinky sade July 9, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

    Swimming with my nieces and nephews and having a BBQ!

  143. Andrea July 9, 2013 at 11:31 pm #

    We took our sons to a hotel for the first time on a mini family vacation. They were in awe!

  144. Heather Freeman July 10, 2013 at 12:40 am #

    My best memory will probably be the success of my little raised vegetable garden.

  145. ANN*H July 10, 2013 at 12:40 am #

    Cookouts at my sons house and spending time on my birthday with my cousin whom I havent see in years.

  146. Ruby Yoshi July 10, 2013 at 1:11 am #

    Trip to Universal studios CA

  147. Ben July 10, 2013 at 1:11 am #

    Very nice blog!!! thanks for the giveaway

  148. rich morris July 10, 2013 at 2:11 am #

    camping with my kiddo

  149. Dwayne Berry July 10, 2013 at 2:27 am #

    My daughter’s My Little Pony Royal Wedding birthday party

  150. Tasha-Ann July 10, 2013 at 5:34 am #

    My favorite summer memory was Father’s Day with my family, enjoying good comedy and good food.

  151. Melanie Montgomery July 10, 2013 at 2:08 pm #

    Going to an NBA playoff game with my hubby!

  152. Kylie C July 10, 2013 at 2:20 pm #

    My parent’s renewal of vows at the end of June!

  153. catalina blanariu July 10, 2013 at 2:47 pm #

    first day at the pool

  154. Angela Yeremenko July 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm #

    Had a fun family reunion on the 4th.

  155. marissa lee July 10, 2013 at 4:51 pm #

    my best memories so far is taking my daughter to the zoo and watching her face light up when she sees the monkey…she loves monkeys…thank you

  156. Christine Waddell July 10, 2013 at 6:22 pm #

    My third grandchild was born in April. Having both of my daughters, their husbands and all 3 grandkids here for the weekend.

  157. Jessica Thompson July 10, 2013 at 6:53 pm #

    Hope I win, Thankyou for the chance. Good luck everyone.

  158. Jessica Thompson July 10, 2013 at 6:58 pm #

    Mine would be of my grandchildren, love spending time with each one of them (4)

  159. marie July 10, 2013 at 7:07 pm #

    cousin got out of the hospital!

  160. marie July 10, 2013 at 7:07 pm #

    cousin got out of the hospital!

  161. marie July 10, 2013 at 7:07 pm #

    cousin got out of the hospital!

  162. Danielle Papsis July 10, 2013 at 7:39 pm #

    Planting with my daughter was one of my favorites.

  163. Selene M. July 10, 2013 at 7:39 pm #

    Finding out my husband does NOT have cancer.

  164. Glenda July 10, 2013 at 7:44 pm #

    building a rustic twig arch in the back garden with my husband.

  165. Lori July 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm #

    Getting my sutgery over with

  166. Colleen W July 10, 2013 at 8:07 pm #

    I used to catch fireflies when I was younger and had the opportunity to do it with my daughter for the first time this summer.

  167. richelle bowers July 10, 2013 at 10:06 pm #

    my son coming to visit

  168. Adrianne B July 11, 2013 at 12:10 am #

    My best memory of the summer so far is the St. Joan of Arc fair.

  169. chelsea July 11, 2013 at 12:10 am #

    My favorite memory is teaching my son to swim!

  170. Priscilla July 11, 2013 at 12:50 am #

    It would probably be finding out my best friend is expecting a girl.

  171. Samantha July 11, 2013 at 1:48 am #

    Seeing the look on my boys face when they felt their baby sister kick in my womb! Can’t wait until she’s here!

  172. Rebecca Moeller July 11, 2013 at 3:13 am #

    Watching my flowers finally bloom

  173. Ellen Anderson July 11, 2013 at 3:48 am #

    My husband and I visiting Key West!

  174. Kimberly R. July 11, 2013 at 7:08 am #

    Had a great time at the beach!

  175. Traci McCormick July 11, 2013 at 12:13 pm #

    I don’t have a best memory, we just had a death in the family.

  176. Denise July 11, 2013 at 12:22 pm #

    So far, my favorite memory is hearing all three of my kids (all adopted at different stages in life) giggling and laughing as they played in homemade tents in big sister’s bedroom. Makes me feel so good that I made the right choice in adopting these kids!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 7:35 pm #

      That is so special. What a wonderful sign! They are blessed to have you!

  177. Lisa V. July 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm #

    Hiking through the Shenandoahs, VA.

  178. Cody Anderson July 11, 2013 at 4:39 pm #

    My best memory so far is of my family reunion. We have one every year and like always this was a blast!!

  179. dv8 July 11, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

    An old friend visited me on July 4th.

  180. Brandi Kerr July 11, 2013 at 6:17 pm #

    My best memory is going tubing in the Clarion River, Clarion, Pennsylvania.

  181. Cathy French July 11, 2013 at 6:38 pm #

    best memory so far is winning at poker night

  182. jessica edwards July 11, 2013 at 8:13 pm #

    the fourth festival w my family

  183. Melanie K. July 12, 2013 at 3:18 am #

    I have made so many great memories with my son spent outside. We have had a great summer!

  184. Marta K July 12, 2013 at 6:37 am #

    This summer is probably the days off I had with my boyfriend because I managed to finish all college related stuff earlier! 🙂

  185. Lesti July 12, 2013 at 7:59 am #

    a weekend at a beach with a group of firends 🙂

  186. Deb S July 12, 2013 at 8:17 am #

    This summer getting caught in the pouring rain and my son and I decided if we should run for it or not. We did and were soaking wet. We laughed all the way home.

  187. Mandy Haynes July 12, 2013 at 8:38 am #

    The birth of my son, 2 weeks ago today. 🙂

  188. Denise Smith July 12, 2013 at 8:54 am #

    i went to vegas this summer

  189. Naomi July 12, 2013 at 9:30 am #

    Taking the kids to Knoebels.

  190. Becky July 12, 2013 at 10:03 am #

    Taking our son the county fair and seeing him ride the little rides for the first time. His favorite was a simple little truck ride. It had 2 steering wheels, but he scooted and sat in the right side one go around because he said he didn’t feel like driving. LOL

  191. amber whitehead July 12, 2013 at 10:20 am #

    I took my two teenagers parasailing #goodtimes

  192. Michael Borgrud July 12, 2013 at 10:36 am #

    shopping at st vinnies

  193. annie page July 12, 2013 at 11:03 am #

    Going to my grand son birthday party at the family pool is the fun then i have done so far for summer

  194. jessica hager July 12, 2013 at 11:07 am #

    Taking my daughter to Natural Bridge,VA and going to the zoo. She’s still talking about the zoo!

  195. soha molina July 12, 2013 at 11:24 am #

    going to seaworld with family.

  196. Brenda July 12, 2013 at 11:57 am #

    Buying and settling into our new house

  197. Susan Broughton July 12, 2013 at 11:58 am #

    This summer has not been a good one for us. So far maybe grilling out might be a good memory.

  198. brandi hawn July 12, 2013 at 12:16 pm #

    we’ve been going to the beach on our boat every weekend as a family and have been having a blast! on the 4th we rode over to a cove and watched fireworks on the boat and it was awesome 🙂

  199. Kathleen July 12, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    My best memory of this summer is a miracle. My Mom had a very risky, life saving surgery, that we were not thinking she’d make it through, and SHE DID! It was truly a miracle and she still has a long, HARD road of recovery to endure. It’s tough, but obviously, so is she!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 7:34 pm #

      That is wonderful! Prayers coming your way!

  200. Julie Gurley July 12, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

    My two year old looked at me this morning and said, “You’re my best friend, mama.” I can’t imagine a better memory than that

  201. Pamela Halligan July 12, 2013 at 12:52 pm #

    Going horseback riding with my mom.

  202. SABRINA DIX July 12, 2013 at 1:12 pm #

    None as of yet.

  203. Karen July 12, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    Renting a fishing boat and fishing all day in the rain.

  204. Shawndra Befort July 12, 2013 at 1:54 pm #

    So far it’s been eating well and watching fireworks on the fourth of July

  205. Karren McIntire July 12, 2013 at 2:05 pm #

    My best summer memory is moving my children into my family home that my parents left me. They are in my old room and will be attending my old school. They ran up the driveway the other day yelling, “I’m home!” That was the sweetest memory!!

  206. Alana Vester July 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm #

    I don’t have any yet.

  207. rebeccabasset July 12, 2013 at 2:11 pm #

    Mt best memory…….seeing my Kid’s……

    Thanks for the Giveaway!

  208. carole July 12, 2013 at 2:12 pm #

    nothing special yet

  209. Linda Bradshaw July 12, 2013 at 2:16 pm #

    My grandbaby was born last week. 🙂 She is precious!

  210. rebeccabasset July 12, 2013 at 2:20 pm #

    I am unable to sign up for your newsletter, is it just me?

    Thank you!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 1:37 am #

      It should be working now.

      • rebeccabasset July 15, 2013 at 2:44 am #

        Thank you it is!

  211. shandie July 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm #

    when i knew that im a dean’s lister at my university! hihi

  212. melissa leyh July 12, 2013 at 2:37 pm #

    spending time with my aunt for the 4th of july, she came in from georgia for a few days hadn’t seen her since Christmas…

  213. Jessica July 12, 2013 at 3:08 pm #

    Would love to win…

  214. Rachel Salinas July 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

    My best summer memory so far has been spending a weekend away with my mom! Sweet girl time!

  215. Donna Hup July 12, 2013 at 3:13 pm #

    Fireworks on the lake and fishing!

  216. Maureen G July 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm #

    Cousins from across the country came to visit

  217. kathy j July 12, 2013 at 3:27 pm #

    so far it was my 45th bday at my moms on july 2. she put a baby pic of me on my cake and it was a great evening.

  218. krystal rivera July 12, 2013 at 3:29 pm #

    best memory so far is putting up the pool man that bad boy feels good!

  219. Marilyn July 12, 2013 at 3:56 pm #

    Visiting my family for the first time in 2 yrs 🙂

  220. Mariah July 12, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

    We had a great 4th of July this year. My brother-in-law recently moved back in state so after not seeing him for 2 years it was great to have everyone together to eat some good food, talk, and set off fireworks.

  221. Jessica Dunn July 12, 2013 at 4:40 pm #

    Getting to hang out at the pool with my kids and extended family.

  222. lorayne gothard July 12, 2013 at 6:01 pm #

    having fun staying up late with my kids and watching movies!!

  223. Linda H July 12, 2013 at 6:31 pm #

    My favorite summer memory so far is our family vacation on Fripp Island SC. Park the car and ride the golfcart the entire vacation so nice!

  224. Kamla L. July 12, 2013 at 6:36 pm #

    We had a great BBQ and crab fest at my sister’s on the 4th

  225. Tara at Hill House Rock July 12, 2013 at 8:22 pm #

    We had an awesome Fourth of July. It was such a nice, simple celebration with friends, family, and lots of love.

    You can check it out here: http://hillhouserock.blogspot.com/2013/07/my-awesome-fourth-of-july.html

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  226. Michele Behlen July 12, 2013 at 8:34 pm #

    My grandchildren came to stay with me for a week.

  227. Rachel Rohde July 12, 2013 at 9:43 pm #

    our trip up north.

  228. Allie L. July 12, 2013 at 9:44 pm #

    Finding out that we are moving to an area we’ve always loved!

  229. Tina Montes July 12, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

    when our daughter turned 1 🙂

  230. Betty Baez July 12, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

    Our weekend spent in hershey, pa

  231. Megan Naramore-Harris July 12, 2013 at 9:51 pm #

    Spending time with my family and friends!

  232. Nichole July 12, 2013 at 10:14 pm #

    Kalahari!!

  233. Stacey Orendach July 12, 2013 at 10:45 pm #

    Spending time with my family just cooking out and in the pool 🙂

  234. Crystal Porter July 12, 2013 at 11:26 pm #

    Beach days!

  235. Marti July 12, 2013 at 11:46 pm #

    Hoping my best memory is yet to be made for the summer. Traveling to the East Coast next week, will see the ocean for the first time!!

  236. Lee Todd July 12, 2013 at 11:52 pm #

    Christmas!!! (yep I’m an Aussie…so that’s summer) 😉

  237. Barbara T Dunaway July 12, 2013 at 11:55 pm #

    my family and husband family got together and had a father day dinner for him. because he have been through so much battling cancer

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 1:36 am #

      That is so beautiful. Prayers coming your way!

  238. Renata S July 13, 2013 at 1:30 am #

    Here in Brazil summer is just in december – but I’m planning a big trip to Asia this year so I hope to create great memories then 🙂

  239. April V. July 13, 2013 at 9:04 am #

    My first bike ride to the library! It was hot but felt good!

  240. amy w July 13, 2013 at 12:39 pm #

    spending time with my kiddo is always great. we’re expecting a baby boy this september and kiddo has had lots of fun going to the ultrasounds and seeing baby brother on the “tv”.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 1:34 am #

      That’s so sweet. Congratulations on your new bundle of joy!

  241. Lasonda July 13, 2013 at 12:58 pm #

    Spending time with my daughter .

  242. Chris Kelly Lasch July 13, 2013 at 4:09 pm #

    Camping on the beach in Long Key, Florida, with my family.

  243. Susan Smith July 13, 2013 at 9:19 pm #

    Going to the zoo.

  244. Daniel M July 13, 2013 at 10:39 pm #

    local fireworks with my friends

  245. petra July 13, 2013 at 11:28 pm #

    my favorite memory so far has been going on a weekend road trip

  246. Abdullah July 14, 2013 at 8:05 am #

    I also want that 25$ i will buy games for my brother as he really likes them Whish i could get.

  247. Lora W. July 14, 2013 at 8:53 am #

    Segway riding in Richmond was amazing but even more memorable was my panic attack pre-ride.

  248. Samantha Daleo July 14, 2013 at 12:48 pm #

    Going out on the lake on our new boat to celebrate my birthday. That day was perfect.

  249. Annemarie Z. July 14, 2013 at 2:56 pm #

    My best memory was planning my boyfriend’s birthday party with his daughter!

  250. Kimberly Hilbert July 14, 2013 at 4:10 pm #

    I got a kitten this summer, that by far is my favorite memory.

  251. ky2here July 14, 2013 at 4:24 pm #

    Supermoon party. Lots of food and fun fellowship and , of course, a ginormous moon that night.

  252. lindsey anderson July 14, 2013 at 4:27 pm #

    my best memory is going in for orientation for my college! its amazing that I can better myself through college and im so excited!

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 1:27 am #

      That’s wonderful! I wish you lots of success!

  253. Abigail Bryan July 14, 2013 at 6:25 pm #

    Seeing my boyfriend

  254. Derek Timm July 14, 2013 at 6:49 pm #

    Going up north for the 4th of July was great!

  255. Al Neel July 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm #

    Poison Ivy has truly made this summer the most memorable
    Best part is waking up to itchy arms

  256. allyson rose becker July 14, 2013 at 11:49 pm #

    Relaxing at home!

  257. Racy Copley July 15, 2013 at 12:17 am #

    My daughter learning to swim and having fun doing it!

  258. Wanda Jean July 15, 2013 at 12:19 am #

    my grandson getting glasses…he picked them out himself and he looks so smart and handsome

  259. Christine H. July 15, 2013 at 12:43 am #

    My favorite memory this summer is seeing my dad for the first time in a while, he just moved back to the state!

  260. Michelle Tucker July 15, 2013 at 4:40 am #

    Last week we went to Denver to meet a group of friends. It was the best time I’ve ever had.

  261. liz l July 15, 2013 at 9:23 am #

    disney world!

  262. Amanda Sakovitz July 15, 2013 at 9:50 am #

    Passing my registry exam to become a radiology tech

  263. Maria Iemma July 15, 2013 at 10:00 am #

    Bringing my two year old granddaughter to the beach and her excitement when she saw the ocean.

  264. Lisa July 15, 2013 at 11:45 am #

    All I have done is work this summer so I have no good memory yet since I did not do anything. Going to a comedy show this weekend so that should be fun though

  265. sheila ressel July 15, 2013 at 11:55 am #

    finally being able to swim in our pool.

  266. s riches July 15, 2013 at 12:04 pm #

    We went to the Smoky Mountains last month and had a great time.

  267. Thomas Murphy July 15, 2013 at 12:56 pm #

    I went on an awesome camping trip in june.

  268. Courtnie July 15, 2013 at 1:05 pm #

    Going to the Detroit Tigers game.

  269. crystal smith July 15, 2013 at 1:46 pm #

    My best memory this summer so far is of my youngest son learning to cast on his own. My family is all about fishing (we fish every weekend and my boyfriend and I compete in tournaments weekly) and it was great to watch how proud of himself he was to be able to “fish all by himself” like the rest of us 🙂

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 6:01 pm #

      That’s so awesome! I bet you all have a lot of fun! 🙂

  270. Janice Crespo July 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm #

    Disc Golf – What a great game!

  271. thischickwins July 15, 2013 at 2:38 pm #

    winning another blog giveaway (chocolates)

  272. Stephanie Bourne July 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm #

    Our family trip to Washington DC.

  273. Ed Nemmers July 15, 2013 at 3:07 pm #

    Seeing Paul yesterday!

  274. Kathlyne July 15, 2013 at 3:10 pm #

    Tubing with friends on the Comal River.

  275. Kristyn Evans July 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm #

    My best memory so far is getting to spend the summer with my future step son. I just got engaged to his father a couple of months ago and am glad that he is thrilled about the news! We have had a chance to get closer this summer and I’m truly grateful for that.

    • Layne Quintanilla July 15, 2013 at 5:58 pm #

      That is wonderful. What a blessing! Congratulations!

  276. kathy pease July 15, 2013 at 3:45 pm #

    that would be on my birthday last week swimming and barbequing with my family

  277. Delores July 15, 2013 at 4:27 pm #

    My best memory so far was meeting up with a group of new people who we all shared something in common and getting to know them over dinner at a restaraunt.

  278. Ellie W July 15, 2013 at 4:58 pm #

    Seeing my grandson make all stars in his baseball little league.

  279. Julie Hawkins July 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm #

    Playing with my kids in the pool

  280. Buddy Garrett July 15, 2013 at 7:16 pm #

    Going to our daughter’s open house at college.

  281. Emily July 15, 2013 at 8:49 pm #

    Slumber party at my three month old sons aunts house with his 13 yr old half sister

  282. Susan Climan July 15, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    Going to Europe for two weeks with my husband!

  283. Tabathia B July 15, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    taking my kids fishing for the first time

  284. amy deeter July 15, 2013 at 9:09 pm #

    taking the kids swimming

  285. Bryan E. July 15, 2013 at 9:11 pm #

    Thanks for the giveaway…had a great family getaway to San Diego for the Fourth of July !

  286. Deborah Wallin July 15, 2013 at 9:43 pm #

    going to a cardinal’s ball game and St. Louis zoo with my family.

  287. Vikki Billings July 15, 2013 at 10:25 pm #

    Spending more time with my grandson!

  288. Georgia Beckman July 15, 2013 at 10:32 pm #

    Watching my grandchildren have the time of their life at Yogi Bear Jellystone campground.

  289. Mary Cloud July 15, 2013 at 10:36 pm #

    Going to San Antonio with my family
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  290. Christian Alejandro July 15, 2013 at 10:59 pm #

    My niece being born was the greatest thing!

  291. mary gardner July 15, 2013 at 11:18 pm #

    catching lightning (and letting them go) with my granddaughters for the first time

  292. Sand July 15, 2013 at 11:23 pm #

    The best memory has been swimming.

  293. Breanne July 15, 2013 at 11:34 pm #

    Spending time at the beach with friends

  294. CharityS July 15, 2013 at 11:34 pm #

    Spending time at the beach.