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Little peeks of sun

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

It has been nice seeing the sun occasionally today. It lifts the spirits and
brightens the mood. We need a break from the rain, short-lived though it
may be.
I planted more tomato seeds last night. The first trays came up poorly and
I wanted to be sure that I have a few plants ready as soon as the garden
dries out and it is warm enough to move them outside. That is probably
a good month away but one can always hope.
I am finalizing plans for Easter. The list of attendees is still pretty liquid. So
much depends on the weather. Best case scenario is 40-45 and the worst
would be under 30. It makes it interesting to plan the menu and coordinate
how much to prepare. Everyone is bringing something so I just need to keep
them in the loop as far as numbers go.
Are you in the loop? Are you staying on top of the game? Good luck!
Thanks for reading and commenting and have a great Thursday! HUGS!

  
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MOTLEM 4/20/2011 9:29PM

    Whew, lots of people coming. It's good that each is bring something.
Happy Easter!
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FLORIDASUN 4/20/2011 7:09PM

    Oh my MsLzzy that is QUITE some crowd...even on the low side that's plenty of company to prepare for. I know you will do it up with a bang...and everyone will be perfectly Easter Bunny HAPPY! Wish we were coming...I do...I do! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DAISY443 4/20/2011 5:22PM

    Have to look quick and not blink to see that tiny bit of sunshine! Oops, missed it!

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KAMAPERRY 4/20/2011 5:16PM

    Aree you having this dinner at your house? I pray it goes well, sounds awesome!

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Day has slipped away

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

and here it is early evening. It was a pretty usual day but the weatherman gave us a
break and the rain/snow moved out of the area sooner than predicted. It was still cool
and cloudy but tolerable. DH kep busy with clients today and it was a productive day.
My biggest challenge required having a serious talk with the nanny. I told her I would
appreciate a little cooperation. It was hard earned as I felt like I was wrestling with
her. When we were done, I realized my coat was in need of a washing. I will be glad
when the mud dries up. I was pretty decorated. The standing water just adds to the
mess. Maybe by this time next week, we will have sunny and warmer days again.
I am watching the Biggest Loser (or should I say listening). I am trying to fold laundry
and keep the washer occupied, I might get done yet.
Have a wonderful Wednesday. Thanks for reading and commenting. HUGS!

  
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KAMAPERRY 4/20/2011 1:03PM

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MOTLEM 4/20/2011 12:01AM

    You make me tired just reading your blogs. You are always too busy. I don't think I could lead such a busy life, but you seem to handle it OK.

Have a great day.
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SUNNY1432 4/19/2011 10:10PM

    Wishing you sunshine emoticon and good nannies emoticon

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DAISY443 4/19/2011 9:33PM

    Took a minute, but figured out who the nanny was! lol hugs!

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ONEKIDSMOM 4/19/2011 9:24PM

    emoticon taking on that serious talk with the nanny... I presume we're talking milking, not child care, here. emoticon Here's to sunny weather ahead. emoticon

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ELLEN0407 4/19/2011 9:20PM

  love your wallpaper

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Weekend activities

Monday, April 18, 2011

Saturday we took a road trip to MIL's house to meet our niece's fiancee. We had lunch
together, visited and caught up on family and friends, then pruned MIL's trees in the
backyard.
When we came home, we went to our orchard and trimmed two apples trees that
needed attention. Farm chores were interesting with the fresh snow.
Yesterday, the snow was pretty much melted. After cleaning in the basement, I baked
the bread so we could send some home with MIL. She came over to hear DH and DS
sing in the cantata. It was a very beautiful concert. Lunch was served afterwards for
the choir members and their families.
This morning, I carried all the boxes out of the basement. I had just finished when
DH said "I was going to do that." Well, too late now. I think he waited on purpose LOL!
The next 5 days hold the promise of more rain/snow and wet conditions. Got to love
spring-unpredictable and usually wet.
Have a great and glorious Monday as we walk through the days leading up to Easter!
Thanks for reading and commenting. HUGS!

  
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LUCKYDUCK2 4/19/2011 1:44AM

    You sound just as busy as every.

Isn't this weather ....just WRONG? Like you...looking forward to a garden and warm temps.

Unlike you...I never could accomplish what you do in a day. Give me a week. Hugs

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MOTLEM 4/18/2011 11:47PM

    Great weekend you had.
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KAMAPERRY 4/18/2011 11:52AM

    Wow, you are so busy! Sounds like a good busy!

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FLORIDASUN 4/18/2011 11:31AM

    Such a busy little lady you are...and always with the most interesting things! I think you would make the BEST teacher for new homemakers...maybe you could start an internet blog about that and make some $$...you'd be the BEST! I ALWAYS love to hear what you've been up to...and I STILL remember those blogs and pics about the cinnamon rolls...yum! emoticon emoticon

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DAISY443 4/18/2011 11:26AM

    Sounds like you had a good weekend with family and friends! Hugs!

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Cleaning basement

Sunday, April 17, 2011

City-wide cleanup day! They will take almost anything by the curb. Two hours in the
basement cleaning. Need I say more?The rest can wait for another day.
We ate out for lunch today. Delicious chicken and coleslaw, ice cream for dessert.
Easter cantata tonight. My only chance to relax this evening.
I'll fill you in on all the weekend details tomorrow..
Thanks for reading and commenting-hugs!

  
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MOTLEM 4/18/2011 2:50AM

    Council stopped doing that here a couple of years ago now. It was a very handy way of cleaning up. Also really funny to see the next morning all up the street, as most of the stuff was gone. I suppose what is someone's trash is someone else's treasure.

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CREATIVEJOY39 4/17/2011 6:24PM

    Sounds like a very productive day - great! Spring cleaning is a good workout too!

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AUNTB63 4/17/2011 6:12PM

    Can't go wrong with a city wide clean up........we unfortunately don't have those in our community, but I still manage to clean out some clutter and donate to Purple Heart.
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DAISY443 4/17/2011 6:10PM

    Love City wide clean up! Wonder when ours is? Lunch sounds wonderful and helathy! Hugs!

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Long day

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Sun came out.
Snow melted-some anyway!
Lots to do but out of time.
Good night-HUGS!

  
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DAISY443 4/17/2011 1:52AM

    Short but sweet! Hugs back!

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MOTLEM 4/17/2011 12:58AM

    This is really weird Marsha. Your blog says: Sunday April 17 and you're saying good night? It's only 3 pm Sunday here in Tasmania, Australia and we're 15 hours ahead of you, so that must mean you're saying goodnight on Saturday night, correct? Well then, I wonder why your blog is dated in orange italics 'Sunday, April 17, 2011'.

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