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Les Mills Body Combat

Friday, April 18, 2014

We had an extra special treat in my body combat class this morning. Our regular instructor brought someone to help him teach the class. A bit pathetic when the highlight of your day is going to the gym, but I have so much fun in my body combat classes.

So as we were doing the class he waits until we are half way to announce there are actually many instructors among us. Lucky us when we had SIX body combat combat instructors. It felt like we had won the jack pot.



At the end of the class I asked our regular instructor to do this every week emoticon
He was amused.

I have my brother's Bichons staying with me right now. They are so fun, Baily is vacillating from happy to threatened- lol.

Max seems to want Moo to be a dog. Moo is over it.


I wanted to do a hike this weekend, but my puppy au pair is unavailable. My entire weekend will consist of watching this little crowd.

Should be an awesome weekend. emoticon

  
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BUTEAFULL 4/19/2014 3:06AM

    looks like they all get along just fine, lucky thing that is.

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CHERIRIDDELL 4/19/2014 12:25AM

    Dog weekends are always fun !

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_LINDA 4/18/2014 9:20PM

    Sounds like an awesome class! Would love to take it!
Have a Happy Easter with your furry friends!

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BEEJAY49 4/18/2014 5:21PM

    Sounds like a great class! I know I wouldn't mind spending the weekend with the "crowd"! Have a wonderful weekend! HUGS!

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JAXMOMMY 4/18/2014 4:58PM

    Perhaps all of you can take a doggie walk hike instead of your regular kind? I'm not sure how Sassy would treat another dog in the house. Hope to find out soon! Body Combat sounds like a great workout just from the name of it! Good for you!

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Quote from FB

Friday, April 04, 2014


Got this off a friend's FB page & wanted to share it with my Spark Family.

  
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TIME4COFFEE 4/18/2014 3:48PM

    It's not pathetic in the least when you enjoy it so much Victoria. Have fun with the fur crew this weekend!

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IMAVISION 4/16/2014 3:24PM

    Well Put!

God bless!

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LINDALEE14 4/12/2014 10:49PM

    I love this! emoticon for sharing!

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LIVINGFREE19 4/10/2014 9:46PM

    Love it! emoticon

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KLAD_COCKERS 4/9/2014 11:54AM

    Love it!

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1BEACHWALKER 4/8/2014 10:30PM

    I like that! emoticon

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PAMBWS 4/8/2014 7:57AM

    Wonderful thoughts...thanx for sharing.

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SUGARBABY60 4/6/2014 5:25PM

    Inspiring! Thanks foe sharing.

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LESSOFMOORE 4/5/2014 10:42PM

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KNYAGENYA 4/5/2014 2:35PM

    Thanks!

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WINE4GIRL 4/5/2014 5:26AM

    Wonderful!

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CHERIRIDDELL 4/5/2014 12:04AM

    Wonderful Victoria !

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PHEBESS 4/4/2014 11:49PM

    Good reminder!

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MIMIKK7 4/4/2014 11:50AM

    Love it! Thank you for sharing!

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Hiking fun & Poachers!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Having some awesome hiking adventures lately. A few snow hikes:



Sangeetha got this shot of my cucumber snacking. One of my hydration tricks eat wet veggies like cucumber & celery.

Ontario peak with " Advanced Hikes"


I hiked with the Weisers of Weisers Family Farms today. We caught some Fennel Poachers stealing fennel from the preserve.

One of the joys of hiking on a "Preserve" is sight, smell and sound. Why do people pick bags full of plants off of a preserve? Tomorrow we will bring children for a tour and the lovely scent of fennel will be compromised thanks to these poachers. I was polite and refrained from a long lecture leaving them at please never remove our plants again- Grrr!

  
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KLONG8 3/19/2014 4:08PM

    Glad you caught them. Maybe they'll think about that in the future. And your hikes look awesome!

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JAXMOMMY 3/18/2014 2:34PM

    It is all stealing. It all makes me so mad! Glad you are getting some great hikes in!

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KNYAGENYA 3/13/2014 10:57AM

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KLAD_COCKERS 3/13/2014 10:51AM

    That's terrible that people are stealing from the preserves :( Why do people feel entitled to take whatever they want, regardless of the rules?

It looks and sounds like you got in some great hikes. Your snow hike had more snow than we have right now!!!

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1BEACHWALKER 3/13/2014 12:53AM

    Great photos! Glad you are enjoying your hikes lately!
What will people do next?! Stealing herbs! Geeze!
Hope you had a fun day with the kids! emoticon

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_LINDA 3/12/2014 9:37PM

    Fabulous photos! What awesome places you get to hike!! Shame on people stealing what doesn't belong to them, glad they were caught!
Would be so nice to live near mountains!
Keep on sharing!!

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KRITTEN1 3/12/2014 6:36PM

    beautiful photos!

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LODESTONE 3/12/2014 2:00PM

    emoticon I just added this so I could subscribe to your blog!

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LODESTONE 3/12/2014 1:59PM

    What glorious scenery. Shame about the poachers. They do know fennel is available for purchase, or are they poaching to resell, say at a farmer's market? "Grace under fire" should be your middle name. Good idea about the cucumbers!

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SMITHKRISTI 3/12/2014 10:43AM

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MIMIKK7 3/12/2014 9:59AM

    Beautiful pictures! So sad on the poaching.

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BONOLICIOUS2 3/12/2014 8:57AM

    Oh wow, amazing photos! Those hikes are gorgeous! Nothing looks like that where I live - wow!

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HICKOK-HALEY 3/12/2014 3:43AM

    Hike looks fun. Hope the cads don't come back!

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TIME4COFFEE 3/12/2014 1:29AM

    You always handle things so well Victoria! I'm glad you're enjoying some awesome hikes.

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CHERIRIDDELL 3/12/2014 12:44AM

    What a shame people were poaching from a preserve.

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EDDYMEESE 3/11/2014 10:50PM

    WOW. I always knew you hike, but something about these photos are just so inspiring. They make me want to hike to see those views! Are you hiking with friends in these photos? A hiking group?

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SASSI_SPRING 3/11/2014 10:48PM

    Beautiful areas to hike, not so good though on the poachers.


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PHEBESS 3/11/2014 9:43PM

    Gorgeous hiking spots!

And I think people figure plants are for eating? So it's okay to pick them? I don't know, that's all I can come up with for a possible rationale.

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LESSOFMOORE 3/11/2014 8:40PM

    I agree with MERRYMARY42. Thanks for sharing, Victoria.

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MERRYMARY42 3/11/2014 7:59PM

    fennel poachers, that is new to me, but live and learn, and yes it is a shame people have no respect for things,

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EABHA70 3/11/2014 7:23PM

    Beautiful photos! I would like to get serious about hiking, but I don't have access to such lovely places. I guess I need more friends with cars!

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Spring Forward sparkies

Saturday, March 08, 2014

  
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BUTEAFULL 3/17/2014 2:36AM

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KLONG8 3/10/2014 5:31PM

    That would be a HUGE leap backwards for me! Enjoy your rest day. I'm guessing you earned it!

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KLAD_COCKERS 3/10/2014 10:25AM

    Hahaha! Too cute!

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1BEACHWALKER 3/10/2014 12:35AM

    I am just looking forward the longer days!! More fun outside!! emoticon

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TIME4COFFEE 3/9/2014 11:56PM

    I don't think I want to go back there!

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PAMBWS 3/9/2014 7:55PM

    I like your clock!

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KNYAGENYA 3/9/2014 6:21PM

    Hehe!

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EMSSBEARS 3/9/2014 12:20PM

    Cute!!

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ALICIA214 3/8/2014 11:54PM

 


Have fun with that one,I have been 39 for a while now..Lots of fun...

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CHERIRIDDELL 3/8/2014 11:44PM

    I love it !

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Chilling with Mom & Murphy hiker

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Baily makes these sad eyes when I leave without her, but today she was suppose to stay home during Body Combat at the gym. She jumped in my car refusing to get out. We met her puppy au pair and spark friend Murphy hiker who walks her while I take body combat. After this we always visit mom.

We lay around and discuss little things and sometimes we have these passionate debates. Everything is fine so long as we all agree mom is always right emoticon .

Lacy, mother of Beau, Paige, Max & tilde

Lucky, Lacy's DH

Baily laying on Gramma's bed.

It sure is nice having such a good friend to leave my Baily with when I go on my hikes.

  
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JAXMOMMY 3/18/2014 2:37PM

    Does she try blocking you from leaving? Both Jack and now Sassy do this blocking thing to keep me from leaving! Sassy turns 1 tomorrow! Sounds like a good day! Isn't it great to have dependable and effective pet sitters?

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EDDYMEESE 3/11/2014 10:55PM

    Having someone you trust is so great! I'm about to leave my kiddos for 6 days and I'm boarding them at work...I don't even leave them with my husband for that long, since he works such long hours!

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PAMBWS 3/11/2014 8:13AM

    Sounds like a great arrangement...& everybody...including fur babies...get to visit.

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1BEACHWALKER 3/10/2014 12:32AM

    emoticon Sounds like a good arrangement for sure! Hope your Mom is feeling better!

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LODESTONE 3/8/2014 1:47PM

    Sounds like a great day, all around. Exercise, friends, conversation/debate (as long as you agree with Mom) and a bed full of pups to entertain. Greet your mom and murphy Hiker for us.

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_LINDA 3/8/2014 12:16AM

    Awww such sweeties!! That is great Murphy looks after Baily, so nice not to leave him alone. Great visit with Mom, and oh yes, Moms are always right!
Enjoy your weekend!

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KLAD_COCKERS 3/7/2014 11:26AM

    Awwww, Baily is such a smart girl! I'm glad that you have Murphy Hiker to help you out. You and Baily are so lucky.

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HICKOK-HALEY 3/7/2014 3:25AM

    Murphy is a great friend. You are lucky to have him!

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PHEBESS 3/7/2014 12:42AM

    Somehow I thought (misreading the title) that you either had a cold hike or a scary hike! Glad it was just a hanging out day with the pups!

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CHERIRIDDELL 3/7/2014 12:41AM

    Murphy Hiker sounds like a good friend anyone who likes Baily and treats her well is good in my books !

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LESSOFMOORE 3/6/2014 9:04PM

    "Mom is always right" are words of wisdom! emoticon emoticon

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GAYLLYNNE 3/6/2014 6:00PM

    Yup, mom is right and dog is happy too!!

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KRICKET4 3/6/2014 4:30PM

    Mom is always right, that's the way it should be :)

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TIME4COFFEE 3/6/2014 3:33PM

    I'm glad you understand that "mom is always right"! I think you and Baily have a good friend in Murphy Hiker!


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