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One big leaf left on our tree!

One big leaf left on our tree. There are a couple of smaller ones also, but this one is a big big one. It almost reminds me of a flower. You can see the leaves have not been raked up yet. On the list of things to do.

This morning we woke up to snow falling. The first snow is pretty and one of those things that make you feel awesome.

The snow has stopped and melted. It is wet and the wind is blowing. I took a picture of the this big leaf blowing next to a bird house and St. Francis. It reminded me of the old old song, I’m a lonely little petunia in an onion patch. I know you never even heard of that song.

It makes me think about feeling whelmed at times and wonder what to do next that makes sense. Everyone of us has what we believe are priorities but reality sets in and sometime these things just have to change.

Good key words here everyone will tell you and I, are focus, prioritize, organize, finish one thing before starting another, recognize limitations, be patient with yourself, be patient with those around you.

News flash, fun and family

Sharing some fun/exciting things with you – expecting our third great grand child. A boy would be nice, but little girls are always welcome. We are lucky to be able to watch one of them as she grows and develops, (Elena). Our other great grand daughter (Maria) lives far away so emails and texts are such a wonderful thing. Her parents are great about sending photos that make us laugh and smile.

I am in awe of how much the young absorb everything around them. I have very few toys left, but I do have some small animals Elena can play with. She has also fallen in love with an old apron of mine and wears it when ever she can. Her interest in different things is amazing, especially those that are a no, no. Once you tell her no, she is pretty good about just looking. One bad habit she has developed is a liking for potato chips. Takes after her great grandmother. We always check with Mom before letting her have any.

Life moves on for all of us. Some days you might wish you were young again. Other days you say no wouldn’t want that again. The main thing we need to remember is to be thankful for what we have and thank God daily.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Be safe!

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Autumn with the trees changing colors fast.

Been a rainy weekend and beginning of a new week, not particularly cold but rainy. The trees are turning colors fast. Vibrant colors orange, red and yellow. Means there will be many leaves for some to rake. Lots of out doors work to be done. Raking, weeding, trimming, planting and for some of us we still have grass to get mowed.

It is so wonderful to watch the little ones walking in the leaves, trying to pick them up and move them around. Such delight on their faces. It must be wonderful to believe that much and enjoy things you do. It is a time to smile with them and hug and love them.

Good time to also get out your to do list. Instead of focusing on the holidays, just plain work on your house and get things taken care of that you have been putting off. How about your garage? Is it ready for the winter? Think about coming right into your garage in the bad weather. Look at things in the garage that are just waiting for you to make up your mind to do the proper thing like throw away or donate. I hope you are not someone who leaves things by the road side. Talk about helping the environment!

They always say if you have not used something in a year then get rid of it. It always depends on what that something is according to my way of thinking. It may be something I will always need. Don’t think like me, just begin and start pitching.

Do clean the garage if nothing else gets done right now. It will help with the coming season and give you a good sense of accomplishment

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Check out the Animal Prints

A selection of summer and fall clothing for girls, boys and babies. Unique and interesting.

Fall is coming and of course colder weather is right around the corner. Mix & Match is a good page

to look at. What makes this special are outfits that show a set of three tees and two pair of leggings.

Site Wide Events——FALL STOCK UP

Bargains Galore. Take a good look.

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PARTY PLANNING!

We had a wonderful weekend at the first family reunion in over two years. We had all ages from 90 years old to 10 months.

The weather was beautiful, a little cool in the morning but it warmed up nicely during the day. There was food galore I mean everything . We had fried chicken, ham , all kinds of salads, bake beans, ham and bean soup, vegetables, fruit, all kinds of chips , and desserts. Plus cold drinks. Everyone of course bought a dish to pass

Our daughter and son in law bought a new home this last winter after living in the same house for thirty years. The new home is lovely and the property around it is beautiful. It is going to take them some time to figure out what flowers , plants, trees and shrubs they want to keep and what they want to get rid of. It is my understanding that the property was gorgeous this Spring with all the tulips in bloom. I’ll bet with all the trees ,Autumn and Christmas will be beautiful.

They have what is known as the John Deere Shed for our son in law. It was set up very nicely. He can sit there and relax. Our daughter has what is known as the MERRY, MERRY Shed. For Mother’s Day her husband hung her tiffany lamp they had bought from their old home. It looks lovely. She has many projects going on, including making fairy lamps. W

Food was excellent, ham, fried chicken, ham and bean soup, bake beans, salad of all kinds, chips of all flavors, you name it we had it. Dessert was a lovely cake made by our daughter Kathy and showed the new house and property. It was delicious.

We had so much fun watching everyone play the different games they had. Corn hoe, Chess, Frisbee, Croquet, and Lacrosse. In the evening we had a camp fire and everyone shared a memory that they had not shared before with most of the people. Fun! Fun! Two of our older grandchildren wrote a song for my husband and I. Good job!

Parties take a lot of work, as any hostess well knows . Organization, planning and replanning. There are lists everywhere. Lists of what needs done and what won’t get done. WHAT WON’T GET DONE. Very important and you need to be at peace with that list.

Hopefully the following list will help you when you are planning an event:

Determine date, time and place. Allow plenty of time for everyone to get the date on their calendar.

Send out texts, e-mails and special phone invites. Ask for a yes, no , maybe

Determine what you as host and hostess are going to buy and ask each family to let you know what they are bringing. Some people are excellent at this and other’s aren’t. Go with the flow.

Don’t forget the paper supplies needed and the coolers and ice for drinks.

Plan sleeping arrangements. Let everyone know what hotels, motels etc. are close to your home. Our son and his family slept outside in a big tent and two smaller ones. Cold , but they said they were warm in their sleeping bags. Heard coyotes!

Oh yes pray for good weather!

We really had a fantastic time and so enjoyed family and friends.

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Tea Collection for the summer

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Such enchanting outfits to look at. Something for the young. At play or just having fun enjoying the summer. Outfits for infants, toddlers and those older.

There are sale items available on summer items .

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Planning a party for one of the upcoming special days in your life. Hope you decide to check out Meri Meri and see if they have anything unique, that might suit your party.

Wonderful party themes for delighting children and adults everywhere. Imagination running at great speed. In the world of make believe even teddy bears have a place.

There are Happy Birthday candles and party bags made for a fun filled party.

Some of the themes you can find available are Dinosaurs, Princesses, Mermaids,

Fairies, Cars and Trucks, and Magic.

Some kid party centerpieces available to make any birthday table special.

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Great grand children, what a joy!

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Entering the second month of 2021 we are so enjoying looking at pictures of our two great grand daughters. When our children were growing up we did not have the luxury of instant pictures on a computer. We tried to take a lot of pictures, but did not always succeed as being a Mom and Dad is a full time job itself.

We are amazed at the intelligence of each great grand child and the things they are learning. Maria, 6 months is learning strengthening exercises and her mentor Charlie. a big chocolate brown lab, sits and watches her to be sure she is doing those correctly. Her Dad and Mom love hiking and walking and Maria and Charlie go with them. Of course Maria has to wear her sunglasses. Elena about eleven months older than Maria, walking now and having a wonderful time opening locks on gates, trying to get into the kitchen to learn more about cooking from Mom or maybe Dad. She is certainly developing a taste for interesting foods. She loves salmon and avocado’s. I don’t remember any of our children eating things like that, but then again we probably didn’t eat them either. She also loves walking, riding in a wagon especially with Mom and Dad. She loves wearing her father’s hat and cries when it falls off her head.

Want to be adding more about Elena and Maria, as they grow. They are so intelligent and it is amazing what they are accomplishing.

Don’t want to forget to blow the horn and blast the whistles for all our grandchildren also. They are a unique group of adults and young people. There is a pretty big age span and interesting to see them develop into adults we are really proud of.

Parenting is not only responsibility but a joy. Enjoy while you can. Have a good structure in your home regarding discipline and love. Have a wonderful day. Hope you like the blog.

Remember this and the love that brought them together!

Meri Meri-Happy to announce a new affiliate that I hope you will find fun and enchanting. They have such delightful things displayed and lots of bunnies and gifts for Easter. Take a peek, have fun.

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Thinking! Thinking! Gifts to add to baskets.

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Hope you are planning and preparing for Christmas,especially if COVID is still hanging around.

Thursday, August 20th is a gorgeous day, with sun shining and it not too hot. A day for reflection on what is good and what we can be thankful for. So I am going to look for things that could be put into gift baskets. Gifts not only for Christmas, but birthdays, holidays, a special thank you for someone who has gone above and beyond for you and your family, a special basket for a new baby or for someone one who needs a helping hand.

Gift basket ideas for baby!

Add more to the basket. Think of toys that are safe for babies. What about safety locks for cabinets? Put a nice baby blanket in the bottom of the basket and put a big bow on top. This basket is only for the baby so we have not addressed Mom & Dad and their needs.

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Great Grand Baby! One month old, Elena Marie

Beautiful new great grand baby, Elena Marie. Sweet, pretty, eyes open, most of the time, looking at who ever is holding her, lots of nice black hair. She generously held court at our house, this last Saturday. We only had one little ( could have been big) problem. The forgotten diaper bag. One of our daughters laughingly said, don’t you have an emergency bag at your house!

Her grandfather went to the store and got a small bag of diapers. Her uncle, said I have a small bag of diapers at home that someone bought for gag birthday gift for me. So we were covered.

Moral of the story, we will be fixing up an emergency bag for our house. Now here is what we are going to put in that bag:

  • Buy a bag or make a bag. Haven’t decided what to do yet.
  • A changing pad to lie the baby on, so she can be changed anywhere.
  • A blanket for Mom to throw over her shoulder for some privacy, if nursing.
  • An emergency small bottle in case we are no longer nursing ,but ready to start on formula. A can of formula,.
  • Diapers – a small bag of diapers to get us through a crisis situation.
  • Wipes, to keep the bottom area clean.
  • Small jar of vaseline, to soothe the bottom.
  • A pacifier. I am a believer in pacificers. Baby has been fed, burped, nice and dry, but crying . Why not make them comfortable. Maybe a nap is in order.
  • Change of outfit, including a onsie, in case of a throw up. Maybe a baby blanket.

That is what my emergency diaper bag is going to have in it. We will keep it at our house and as our family continues to grow, it will get tons of use.

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