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52 Tomorrow~

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

How can that be? How can I be turning 52; it just sounds so strange because in my head I have the numbers backwards...25 is more like it! emoticon

As I reflect on another year that has passed I realize that though I complain of aches and pains I really am pretty healthy considering that I have so much weight to lose. I am so grateful for that. emoticon

I have high hopes that I will use my birthday tomorrow as a new beginning to do better before my next birthday suddenly arrives in lightning speed which I know will happen! emoticon

Life is short and it passes by quickly; let's remember every morning when we awake how blessed we are with another day to enjoy the life we have and the people that are special to us! emoticon

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KIM22211 5/15/2014 2:13AM

    I hope it was awesome!!!!!!!!! I can't wait to hear what fun gifts you got! How cool that you get back to back gifts from mothers day and now the b day!

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TIME-4-TINA 5/14/2014 7:05AM

    Have a good one and party like your 25!

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SUEPERWOMAN 5/13/2014 9:51PM


Hope it's your best birthday ever!

Xoxo sue

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NASFKAB 5/13/2014 9:49PM

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SEVERINA418 5/13/2014 4:38PM

    I'm going to do my best to remember to wish you a nice birthday tomorrow, but should I forget, please know that I hope your special day is wonderful!! ((((HUGS))))

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SEATTLE58 5/13/2014 4:06PM

    emoticon to one of my very favorite friends of all time!! emoticon emoticon I know that it's a day early, but it's so fun to start early and end late!!!! Loving you, Teri!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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AVANELL 5/13/2014 4:00PM

    Wishing you a emoticon today because tomorrow may not present the opportunity for me to stop by again! So, for that reason, I want to say that I hope you have a very special day, filled with all of God's special birthday surprises!

God bless!

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WHYTEBROWN 5/13/2014 3:57PM

    emoticon about the numbers being backwards!! That's the spirit!!

emoticon when it comes!! May you have an emoticon day and may God richly bless you for the years to come!! emoticon to your birthday being a new beginning for the year ahead!! emoticon emoticon

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BERTAS_JOURNEY 5/13/2014 3:41PM

    emoticon a little early but still!!

I hope you have an awesome day tomorrow!! emoticon

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JANUT57 5/13/2014 3:41PM

  Have a great day tomorrow - Happy Birthday! emoticon

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Have a Wonderful Mother's Day!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Wishing you all a Happy Mother's Day!

Here is a pic of the best things I have ever done in my entire life!
My babies who are now almost 28 and 24; where does the time go? They are such a blessing and I'm grateful for them every day!

And the whole family taken last year:

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METALJEN73 5/12/2014 2:18PM

    Great pictures, you are lucky to have such a beautiful family.

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SUEPERWOMAN 5/11/2014 9:18PM

You're a beautiful family!

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KIM22211 5/11/2014 1:12PM

    love her curls! precious!

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NASFKAB 5/10/2014 10:50PM

  lovely family

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WHYTEBROWN 5/10/2014 8:52PM

    Awwwww so sweet. You guys are adorable!! Happy Mother's Day tomorrow!!

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SEVERINA418 5/10/2014 5:44PM

    Looking good!

Have a wonderful and safe Mother's Day!

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SEATTLE58 5/10/2014 5:42PM

    So sweet and your family is so beautiful and Happy Mother's Day to you too! emoticon

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LAWANDMUSIC 5/10/2014 5:36PM

    Congratulations on such handsome kids!

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Going out tonight!...

Friday, May 09, 2014

emoticon Tonight I am going to see The Oakridge Boys at our little renovated theater just 10 miles from home with my husband, sister and brother in law. emoticon I'm not a big country fan but I do like select groups but I know these guys will be great; I'm ready for a fun time! And we got 3rd row seats! emoticon

We are so blessed to have this little theater so close and I'm always so surprised at the big names they book there; it is one of the best things to come to our little area. I LOVE music, along with my little dog, it helped me survive my teen years. It takes away all the cares of the world and lets you emoticon I love that the last quarter of the show they take down the rope and let us rush to the stage; I might feel a little silly doing that at my age but it doesn't stop me; I can't help myself! emoticon It's too darn fun being bumped around by the other crazies all trying to get up close and personal and maybe get a handshake. I even got my husband going up with that is funny!! emoticon Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

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KIM22211 5/10/2014 3:54AM

    that is awesome!!!! fun!!!!! Glad you had a great time.

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SEATTLE58 5/9/2014 10:39AM

    Oh, what fun! Oakridge Boys! Wow, I'm not too much for Country either, but when there's harmony like they have, I'll take them! Ya, I'd go too! Have a blast! Thank you for your kind, understanding words on my blog also. I really appreciate your friendship and how you always know what to say. Love to you, Karen

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JESS0107 5/9/2014 10:25AM

    I hope that you have a wonderful time!!

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BERTAS_JOURNEY 5/9/2014 9:10AM

    I hope you have a wonderful time at the concert!!

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WHYTEBROWN 5/9/2014 8:37AM

    That's emoticon that you can go out and have a fun time with hubs & your sis!! I hope it will be emoticon !!

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CAROL494 5/9/2014 8:33AM


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Productive Weekend...

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Boy am I beat but glad I got in plenty of exercise! Despite it raining here, er...I should say pouring buckets the hubs and I got outside and started landscaping the bank in our front yard. A project we started 2 summers ago! Here are some pics of a work in progress; it's coming along nicely, can't wait to add the bark and rocks to finish it up!


Love the little Cedar tree on the will stay narrow and get tall, I love it!

Now some after shots!

Still need to work on the side by the house. In the front is the pretty little white crab apple we added to the bank:


Once we finish the side and add bark we'll be done, well almost...we need to add a wood fence to the side to block out the neighbors vehicles; that will be the finishing touch!

Hard work but fun and should last a long time and get better as the plants grow and flourish! Hope you are having a great day!

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TIME-4-TINA 5/9/2014 3:25PM

    Nice! I realize all the hard work that went into it. I am not a green thumb. My husband, however, loves to be out there. I'm a bit of a princess. Don't like getting my hands dirty! Enjoy the weekend.

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NASFKAB 5/9/2014 10:45AM

  hope you enjoy

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KIM22211 5/6/2014 8:14PM

    oh btw, I mentioned your garden aka back yard in my blog before I saw this!!

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KIM22211 5/6/2014 8:13PM

    looks amazing!!!!! I cant wait to show hubs!

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BERTAS_JOURNEY 5/5/2014 10:53AM

    emoticon Looks beautiful!!! Congrats!!

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12301971 5/5/2014 8:55AM

    That is nice Teri!! Very beautiful!!

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NASFKAB 5/4/2014 8:42PM

  looks beautiful

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LACEYKYLE 5/4/2014 8:15PM

    Looks emoticon . You should have some "guns" on you now!! LOL. It's looks so serene. Nice to come home to. So worth the work.


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SUEPERWOMAN 5/4/2014 7:13PM

oh wow, it looks absolutely beautiful !!!!!!

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SEVERINA418 5/4/2014 5:29PM

    Your plants look great! I hope to someday have my own house so that I can do landscaping like that.

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SEATTLE58 5/4/2014 5:02PM

    Oh my, it looks so nice and impressive! I love it and all your detailed work looks like labor for sure. I bet you're losing pounds with that project! Oh, and it looks like the Pacific Northwest for sure and this makes me miss it! Oh well, that's what happens when we love more than one place!! Good job!! emoticon emoticon

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WHYTEBROWN 5/4/2014 4:16PM

    It looks emoticon Teri!! emoticon for both you and hubs!!

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Does this Mean I'm a Hoarder?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

So, I decided it was time to go through some clothes and get rid of know, to make room for some new ones, right! emoticon Now, I am self-conscious so I always wear an over shirt plus it looks a little nicer for work so that's an excuse too. I tackled my closet and found plenty to donate then hit my 'tank top' drawer. emoticon I knew it was pretty stuffed but to my amazement I pulled out...I can hardly believe this...38 Tank Tops! emoticon Several I forgot I even had and a couple even had tags on them. I was so surprised! I managed to part with 10 of them and the funny thing is I have 5 coming that I ordered online just the day before I opened that drawer... emoticon You would think I live in a tropical place but No, Washington state~ lol..

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NEWTEXDEBBIE 4/24/2014 9:50AM

    Oh how funny.... and true! emoticon

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SUEPERWOMAN 4/17/2014 8:36AM

P.S. You are only a hoarder if people have to step over all of your tank tops strewn on the floor and all over the furniture. So far you are A-ok !! emoticon

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SUEPERWOMAN 4/17/2014 8:35AM

Hahahahhaha, I also do the tank top and a shirt over it, but I don't have quite as many as you! However, I will admit to having over 20 scrub tops for work !! Crazy, but they are inexpensive and I love to change off, LOL.

Love, Sue

PS Imagine if every time we bought candy or cake, we bought a top instead! Those closets would be bursting at the seams instead of us, LOL !!

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KIM22211 4/17/2014 2:02AM

    yes, that makes you a hoarder! omg! wowsa! you are ready for spring/summer girl!

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WHYTEBROWN 4/16/2014 4:41PM

    LOL!! WOW that is ALOT of tank tops!!

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HEALTHYME98 4/16/2014 2:19PM

    I love this!!! I have tons (not 38) of tank tops! I love them! They go well under sweater and blouses or by themselves. In the hot humid Summer here in VA, they are perfect. I think you can never have too many! emoticon

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TIME-4-TINA 4/16/2014 7:20AM

    yeah, that's a lot of tank tops. It's good that your facing this tank top hoarding sickness now. Admitting you have a problem is the first step. I'm sure you have the support of your loving family to get you through this.

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LACEYKYLE 4/16/2014 1:43AM

    I can relate! I went through my tank tops last year and made some wonderful discoveries! I actually have 2 drawers but I didn't count them emoticon emoticon

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WAY2GOCAT 4/16/2014 1:19AM

    very funny! emoticon

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SEATTLE58 4/16/2014 12:01AM

    emoticon emoticon Well, at least your making room for some new ones!! I certainly wouldn't call you a hoarder because you're actually giving some away. I don't think that real, definite hoarders can give anything away!! You and I are in the same boat. You should see all the clothes I have. But you would know, that I give some away too! HeeHee! That makes it just right! Especially when we're making room for smaller clothes??!! Ya! emoticon

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