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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fun ways to spend the holiday weekend!

When hubby’s in the mood....

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 I am, too!

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We’ve been shopping two days in a row!

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And the sales have been great!

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Of course, you never know what you will find!

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We didn’t have new kitchen rugs on the list...

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but we should have!

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WOW! These look SO much better!

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And do you get what you pay for?

I bought this really cute little purse at Belk’s!

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It’s very lightweight and just what I love!

Of course the contents says it’s PAPER! heehee!

That may explain the price! lol

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It was only $10 and it was 40 % off that!

After that I found this body butter with the freshest fragrance...Spa!

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But she couldn’t get it to ring up the 75 % off so the supervisor came and by the time she finished I got the bargain of the day! It was originally $24 and I paid $1.86 with tax! Don’t ask...I have no idea why it finally rang up that price but I pulled out a little cash and walked out happy with my purchases!

Too tired to cook?

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I know...I’m SPOILED!!!

I hope you’ve had a fun weekend!

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And when hubby’s in the mood...

GO SHOPPING!

Have you ever seen a train chugging through the mall?

I’m joining Kim for WOW this week!

I hope you will, too!

Sunday, May 29, 2011

*Happy Memorial Day*

 

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I’m joining Mary at the dear little red house

for Mosaic Monday! Did you join in today?

Enjoy this blessed day!

Friday, May 27, 2011

Happy Birthday ‘Pink Saturday’ from Florida!

I’ve always enjoyed these posts!

So I wanted to join in today for this special celebration!

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Congratulations Beverly on all of the wonderful posts

and friendships and fun you’ve created!

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Enjoy this special holiday weekend everyone!

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

It’s time for Beach Balls and Flip Flops...

Remember the last week of school

and the anticipation of summer vacation?

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Summer is my MOST favorite season!

I love everything about it!

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But when I shop...

I usually buy things that are on clearance

OR ‘out of season’!

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I was so surprised to find a lap quilt at the

thrift store and I scooped it up!

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Not great for these 90 degree days

but won’t it be perfect in the Fall?

And it has ‘summer time’ colors!

It’s hand quilted...OH MY! That makes my heart sing!

Time to relax and enjoy these last few days of May!

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I’m joining Vintage Thingy Thursday

and Time Travel Thursday

and Thrifty Thursday

and Thrifty Things Friday

and Sunburnt Cow

for all of the FUN linky parties!

What makes your heart sing this week?

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Don’t Cry!

Here’s a hankie!

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I’m not crying and I promise to visit everyone SOON!

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I’m having fun with some creative sewing projects

and I just can’t STOP!

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I’m joining Mary from the dear little red house

for Mosaic Monday!

Happy Monday!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Seeing myself in a new light!

It’s been great to get so many comments on my last post!

I never imagined anyone would call me BRAVE!

(Taken this morning in our front yard!)

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I don’t think of myself that way...and I don’t think my hubby or 4 sons would use that word to describe me either! We took the photos of the alligator at a State Park and there were LOTS of people around so it seemed like a normal Sunday afternoon! I was surprised at many of the comments and enjoyed each and every one of them! I even FEEL a little braver now! lol

This morning I took a quick trip to Walmart to buy some sewing supplies...yes, I’m still sewing! And when I returned an eagle was flying overhead!

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Living in Florida means walking on the beach, seeing dolphins and manatees in the ocean, watching birds of every variety, enjoying oranges, lemons and limes right off the trees...AND going to the park and seeing alligators and other wildlife! It’s all part of the ‘real Florida’ and we love it!

(please excuse the long run on sentences in this post!)

A word that does describe me? READER!

I love books! And I’ve read 2 really good ones this week!

Mad Girls in Love’ by Michael Lee West

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and ‘How High the Moon’ by Sandra Kring.

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They both have characters you’ll never forget.

And I love this local magazine that you can view online ...

click on Ocala's Good Life

Have you read a good book lately? Or been called brave?

Enjoy your week and thanks again for all of the great comments! Sending you some 'warm Florida hugs’!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Blogger BEWARE! DANGER AHEAD!!!

Do you really want to take this walk with me?

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Think about it first....

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OK...beware of hazards in the trail...

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keep moving...

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don’t dally!

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Enjoy the boats....

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and the beautiful scenery....

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 BUT DON’T REST

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UNDER THE PALM TREE

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AT THE END OF THE PATH!!!

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It’s a grand day in Florida!

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ENJOY YOUR DAY!

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BE SAFE and...

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HAVE FUN!

If you’ve made it this far...a bit of wisdom...

Always walk FAST through the swamp!

I’m joining Kim at  Savvy Southern for WOW!

And Outdoor Wednesday !

Monday, May 16, 2011

Here’s how I did it!

I know it may be different for other computers and

not everyone uses Picassa but here’s how I did it!

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First I opened the web cam for Folkston HERE

and I opened Picassa.

Then when my hubby called to say he was close, I watched him go over the tracks and hit the button at the top of my computer that says, Print Screen.

When the icon popped up from Picassa, I clicked on it and went to the top of my page under file and clicked ‘save as’ and I saved it!

It was that simple! And lest you think I figured this out myself...hubby showed me how to save it before he left! heehee!

Here’s a couple of tutorials I found online just now!

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Yesterday was the anniversary of when we met 17 years ago and he gave me this card! He bought it after he made the sign! How cool is THAT!

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Have you looked at the eagles in Decorah lately?

The link to that webcam is....HERE !!!

I had a fabulous weekend! Can’t wait to share photos!

Here’s a sneak peek....

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Happy Monday everyone! island

Saturday, May 14, 2011

How did I take this photo?

I must like guessing games! I’m always asking

what something is...or for you to guess something!

So here goes....

my hubby traveled from our home here in Florida to NC for a few days without me! (no, he didn’t ride on the train!)

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He drove through Folkston, GA and when he crossed over the railroad tracks I TOOK HIS PHOTO!

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He surprised my by holding up this sign through the moon roof of his vehicle!

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But how did I get the photo?

Here he is on the way back home....

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Do you know how I captured the photo?

I’ll give an answer on my next post!

And yes, it’s a webcam! But how did I capture the photo on my computer?

Modern technology...it’s FUN, isn’t it!