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Three days in August

Monday, August 27, 2012

My son and dil from Wisconsin came to visit on Thursday evening and stayed until Sunday. My son here in Iowa came each day and his wife was not feeling well so only came one evening.

Lots of good food, most of it healthy, some indulgent (lemon bars!). Lots of good conversation, good natured kidding and all the things families do.

Additionally, my sons completed my bathroom remodel which Iowa son had worked on for a couple of weekends. Now, I have a new tub and shower surround to replace the 1960s harvest gold ones that came with the house. The walls have been painted navy blue and the ceiling fan updated.

While the men of the family were working in the bathroom, dil and I spent 15 (7 1/2 hours each) in 90 plus degree weather, painting the patio. Talk about cardio!

My son also picked pears and I canned 20 pints of them today!

Now, Daisy dog and I are going camping!

Have a great week, Sparkies! Hugs!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BLAZINGSWORD 9/10/2012 2:15PM

    Glad that you had a great family visit & the bathroom looks awesome! Have a great week!

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MSLZZY 9/6/2012 10:10AM

    You certainly worked hard enough and deserved the break.
Hope you had a fantastic time! HUGS!

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STRIVER57 8/29/2012 4:48AM

    how great!

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CELLISTA1 8/28/2012 5:29PM

    What a lot of work! And how excellent the results!

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CANNIE50 8/28/2012 4:21PM

    Wow, what a fun, productive weekend! I am impressed by all of you. I like the colors you picked for your bathroom - how great that the project is completed and you can enjoy it. Have fun camping!

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MAGA99 8/28/2012 12:47PM


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JANETRIS 8/28/2012 9:54AM

    What great family time! Your bathroom looks beautiful too!! Did you stencil on the concrete?? It looks it. Have fun camping!!

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MAMADWARF 8/28/2012 12:14AM

    Looks beautiful,,, especially love the patio!!!! Have fun camping!!!!

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LIVING4HIM_INWI 8/27/2012 10:55PM

Looks wonderful! I'm so glad that you have such helpful people in your life!

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ONBEACHSIDE 8/27/2012 9:56PM

    Thanks for the photos. Your time was well spent. Your project with your dil and your sons projects turned out just great.Kudos! emoticon

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MACANBEFIT 8/27/2012 8:36PM

    The bathroom and patio look great. It is so nice to have family help get the jobs done. Sorry to hear Daisy Dog didn't help with canning pears. She could have cleaned the dishes emoticon

Enjoy camping. You deserve it.

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LASKIE2 8/27/2012 8:21PM

    Nice job on the Patio floor - how did you create the design in the patio floor?

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LTMURPHY7 8/27/2012 7:08PM


Great job

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