Step 1: Go to Anna Maria Island with your awesome friend and her family and sit on the gorgeous beach.
Step 2: Add one dozen handcrafted donuts.
Step 3: Reluctantly share the donuts because either your kids are getting these or the seagulls are, and since seagulls never get me anything for Mother's Day, they lose.
Step 4: Have a blast digging a hole.
Step 5: Use the perfect breeze to fly a kite, while others play some soccer.
Step 6: Become your own buried treasure.
Step 7: Sit in another hole.
Step 8: Bust out the brand new snorkeling sets you have been keeping for over a year!
Step 9: Actually ride waves on a boogie board because the wind and water are just right.
And finally, Step 10: Lower your expectations for all future beach trips because they probably are never going to measure up in your entire lifetime :)