A heated pool, Seder dinner, Easter egg coloring and Easter brunch… {Snapshot Sunday}

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So, I’m going to try to give you all a glimpse of what the past two weeks have been like around these parts and why I’ve been MIA. I’ll start with last weekend when we went to visit my mom to spend some time with friends from Germany who were visiting. The weekend before they […]

Hello? Hello? Anyone still out there? — and some fill-ins

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There’s been quite a lot going on. We’ve had visitors here, went visiting my mom’s and just have been generally busy during the week with school and work. But I think, I’m finally at a point where I don’t put pressure on myself anymore about having to post on the blog… I’m still around other […]

Pool’s Open… {Wordless Wednesday}

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Girlies took their first dip in the pool this past weekend. It’s still too cold for me – I probably won’t be swimming before June – when the temp is a little more to my liking! Linking up with Hilary and Claudia! Hope you all had a great “hump day”! xo, Susi

Visitors, goodies and beach fun {Snapshot Sunday}

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Hi guys! Remember me? It’s been a few days… This week was a pretty easy week to go back to work too. Just 4 days followed by a three day weekend. Little Shirley went back to the school science lab after spending Spring break with us but came home again for the three day weekend. […]

#fmsphotoaday – A month of photo prompts. I made it!

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I made it all the way through March and snapped a pic for every daily prompt. A few times, I was a little late and at one point I had to make a little collage when I was trying to catch up… But, I made it through. I think, that’s a first. I’ve started many […]

Spring Cleaning and Veronica Mars {Snapshot Sunday}

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Spring break is effectively over. One more day of rest tomorrow and then it’s back to the grind. I really needed this week… There was so much that had been left on the wayside since I started working. Things that I usually was able to take care of while the kids were in school. And […]

Let’s Play Ball (Wordless Wednesday)

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Linking up with Hilary. Happy Wordless Wednesday!!!  

Sunshine after Rain

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The day dawned gloomy and grey, just like yesterday and while I sat in the dentist chair getting my teeth cleaned the skies opened and the rain poured down. Yeah, I felt like crying too… But then, who likes going to the dentist? We all got a clean bill of dental health, minus one small […]

First day of Spring Break

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Today was our first day of Spring Break, if you don’t count the weekend. It was overcast and the drizzle here and there turned into full fledged rain later in the day. I wasn’t too upset about it, since we had some chores to take care of anyways. The girls and I had lunch at […]

Palm Tree (Pressgram edit)

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Can’t get enough of using the updated Pressgram app. Love all the options and it’s fun. A little of this and a little of that and the picture looks a whole lot different than when I first took it. I love palm trees and still remember the first one I saw when we arrived on […]

TGIF and fill ins

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This picture is from Ally’s Spring celebration party yesterday. Conner joined us because no one was around in the middle school – most of the kids were still on their field trips and the rest didn’t bother coming in since it was the last day before Spring Break! I look at this picture and still […]

Another Sunrise

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I’ve been meaning to share this photo since this morning. The sunrise was something else today. The sun a giant, orange-red ball coming up through the trees… Photo: courtesy of my son. xo, Susi Published via Pressgram