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Some of My Crepe Myrtles & Petunias

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

I think these crepe myrtles are so pretty that I wanted to share them with you. I also took a photo of some of my petunias (they need a little water because it is the middle of the afternoon).

ENJOY





  
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PIXIE-LICIOUS 7/27/2011 7:00AM

    So beautiful!

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PINKNFITCARLA 7/27/2011 12:03AM

    Very pretty! I love your new yard

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/26/2011 10:22PM

    Beautiful, Nancy!!! Thanks for sharing with us.

Hugs,

Lainie

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WVROSE1 7/26/2011 10:08PM

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4MRSDAND123 7/26/2011 7:20PM

    So that's what crepe myrtles look like. They are beautiful! Are those blossoms fragrant?

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BARBARAROSE54 7/26/2011 7:19PM

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DINGALLSTOO 7/26/2011 5:32PM

    beautiful! I'm gonna take my pants for a walk tomorrow too (I saw your post on Carol's page) Love it.

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MINDYJ1 7/26/2011 5:25PM

    Your flowers are so pretty!

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 7/26/2011 4:53PM

    Nancy,
I love looking at flowers, etc. The beauty & colors make me feel good. Girl yours are beautiful. Do you have a green thumb?


Love
Teresa

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 7/26/2011 4:46PM

    Beautiful

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THIS WILL MOTIVATE ANYONE

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

This motivational song was on the AOL page. Please listen to the FIRST song and see if it doesn't motivate. After the first song, I don't know what is on there, so please listen to this toddler and then "X" out of it.

This has several items on this link, but the one I want you to visit is the first song.


www.aol.com/video/girls-motivatio nal-song/1080465744001/

  
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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/26/2011 10:21PM

    Too cute! Thanks for sharing, Nancy!

Hugs,

Lainie

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SUE-M-C 7/26/2011 8:48PM

    Cute! Thanks for sharing!

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BARBARAROSE54 7/26/2011 7:20PM

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 7/26/2011 5:02PM

    LOL, she is so right! Don't give up!

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4MRSDAND123 7/26/2011 3:57PM

    She is so adorable...

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HEALTHY-GG 7/26/2011 3:10PM

    I saw this on our local news show this morning. It is so good emoticon
Thank you for sharing this!!

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Monday 7/25, Christmas in July

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Our thing to do for Monday in the Christmas in July Challenge (Rootin' for Ruby) is to let others know where we want to be with our goals in 5 months when Christmas gets here. I want to still be maintaining my weight as a WW lifetime member for what will be 10 years December. I want to have had all of my Christmas shopping done at least one month ahead. I want to have all of my Christmas decorations up a month ahead of Christmas. We are in our new home as of last December and we didn't do any decorating inside for Christmas last year. We did put a lighted wreath in each window, but that was it.

I want to love my family as much or more as I love them now, and be able to spend lots of family time.

I want to continue to track my food, drink my water, exercise and do what I can do to keep me healthy. This was a lifestyle change and I AM STICKING TO IT.

  
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PINKNFITCARLA 7/25/2011 11:37PM

    Very good goals! You have done so well. I know you will be excited to decorate where you are now :-)

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PAULA_W_D 7/25/2011 4:49PM

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Action is the foundational key to all success. - Pablo Picasso


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BARBARAROSE54 7/25/2011 12:35PM

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/25/2011 9:53AM

    Wonderful goals, Nancy! You can do it!!

Have a great day!

Hugs,

Lainie

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GEORGIA_KAY 7/25/2011 5:21AM

    All worthy, do-able goals! Great blog!

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YAFENELRA 7/24/2011 10:34PM

    Love it!!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 7/24/2011 9:47PM

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 7/24/2011 9:45PM

    Yes, all good stuff! emoticon

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4MRSDAND123 7/24/2011 9:33PM

    All good stuff! emoticon

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BUTTERFLYEMERGE 7/24/2011 8:56PM

    I like your lifestyle change!!

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Peppermint Schnapps Hybrid Hibisbus

Sunday, July 24, 2011

I have been working in the yard for 3 hours this morning. I sure did get a lot of weeds pulled. This hot weather has made it really hard to work in the yard unless you go out really early. With the weeds, you have to pull them each day or they get ahead of you quickly. Mine had gotten way ahead of me even though I do some every day. I also cut off all of the dead daisies that belong to my neighbor.

I also picked tomatoes and squash. I trimmed back the bottom stems of the tomatoes that had started to turn yellow. I also cut off a lot of the BIG squash leaves. Don't know if I should have done that or not, but it sure looks a lot better.

Well, I took a photo of my Peppermint Schnapps Hydrid Hibiscus. It is so beautiful and I want to share it with you. It doesn't have a lot of blooms yet, but lots of buds waiting to open their pretty face.




  
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PINKNFITCARLA 7/26/2011 12:05AM

    Wow, that has really changed since we were there! Beautiful!

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GEORGIA_KAY 7/25/2011 5:22AM

    Hibiscus are some of my favorite flowers. Beautiful pictures! You must have a green thumb! :)

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UNSTOPPABLE_ 7/24/2011 5:19PM

    WOW Nancy, they are beautiful.

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/24/2011 5:16PM

    Wow, they are just beautiful, Nancy!! Hope you're having a great day! Take care!

Hugs,

Lainie

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HOWLERMOM 7/24/2011 12:53PM

    HOw absolutely gorgeous!! what a great reward for all your hard work!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 7/24/2011 11:21AM

    Beautiful.

I think the squash leaves help shield the squash from the sun. emoticon

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MINDYJ1 7/24/2011 10:23AM

    That is beautiful Nancy! I have always wanted to have a hibiscus. I love it when you post pictures of your beautiful flowers! emoticon

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LAURIEANNIE1 7/24/2011 10:09AM

    Beautiful flowers. Sounds like you had a good 3 hours. Anytime I can spend in the garden is a good time.

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BARBARAROSE54 7/24/2011 10:01AM

    beautiful flowers !

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LINDAMARIEZ1 7/24/2011 9:48AM

    lovely flowers and a teriffic spark page too, Nancy! You are a blessing to Spark! I am glad to have you in my life!
hug
linda

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Sweet Dreams Festival sponsored by Hershey's Chocolate

Saturday, July 23, 2011

This morning Hubby and I went to the Sweet Dreams Festival in Stuart's Draft, VA. It is only about 10 miles away. It is sponsored by Hershey's Chocolate of VA. and they have a plant right in Stuart's Draft. After parking, a bus took you up the hill to everything. First off this morning, there was a 5K. We didn't get there for it but had it not been so hot, I would have done it. Lots of crafters there. Lots of giveaways......free water, free toothbrushes, free t-shirts, and lots of other things. Also, a band playing country music. Corn hole contest, blowup slides for the kids and LOTS of other things. All of this was free. When you got on the bus, the driver had a big box of Hershey's Reese's giving them out by the handful. We had a great time and it would be a great family time for everyone. I am posting a few pictures:




Hershey Train:



Hershey Kissmobile



Mr. Hershey:



Nancy & Mr.Hershey



  
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MINDYJ1 7/25/2011 8:20PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonI'm jealous, it sounds like my kind of weekend, lol!

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KITTIKATKITTY 7/25/2011 1:19PM

    Darn it I would have loved to have taken the kids!!! I missed it.

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GEORGIA_KAY 7/24/2011 8:19AM

    Sounds like so much fun. Love the pictures! How awesome to be around all that chocolate! LOL..I would have stayed on the bus with the free reese's candy I think :)

Glad you had so much fun!

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PINKNFITCARLA 7/23/2011 10:51PM

    Looks like you had a great time! I'm sorry we missed it! Great pictures too.

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LAINIESNEWLIFE 7/23/2011 10:50PM

    Love the pictures, Nancy! Sounds like a lot of fun!

Hugs,

Lainie

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WVROSE1 7/23/2011 10:11PM

    Great pictures! Looks like a fun event!

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BRENDAW51 7/23/2011 4:44PM

    I'm glad you had a good time and got lots of free stuff. Keith and I don't live far away either so we got up early to make the 5K run. I managed to actually run half way then I had to walk the rest. I did get the free T-shirt but passed up the free toothbrush. It was a very nice morning. I look forward to doing it again next year. Maybe I can set a goal to run 5K. I have not run in many many years so I pleased with running 1/2 and walking half.

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YAFENELRA 7/23/2011 4:30PM

    Sounds like some very yummy fun!!

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4MRSDAND123 7/23/2011 3:46PM

    Sounds like great fun!

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SOFEDUPP 7/23/2011 3:06PM

    Sounds great!! I hope you had a great time!!

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BARBARAROSE54 7/23/2011 1:13PM

    sounds like a great event ! who doesn't like chocolate? emoticon emoticon

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HOWLERMOM 7/23/2011 12:35PM

    What a great idea for a festival - chocolate AND toothbrushes!!

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 7/23/2011 11:54AM

    Oh how fun! emoticon

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