Happiness is…

…jumping on a trampoline!

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…and swinging on the swings!

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Hurricane Irma

Shaw and friends came home to wait out Irma…

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Irma left our roof damaged. Henry worked nonstop during the storm, so Shaw was doing the investigating, with help from Pop and his friend Chris.

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We were much luckier than most in our area; we lost power for only one day. During the wait for power, the girls were cuddled up near the window, reading to pass the time.

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Blindfolded Slime?

Apparently, it is a real thing…at least according to Youtube. Yesterday, Lauren asked me for a scarf, so I pointed her in the direction of our cold weather accessories basket and next thing I knew, she was wearing a ski hat. Keep in mind that we live in Florida, and it is July! I asked her why she was wearing the hat and she told me she was getting ready to make blindfolded slime, which she preceded to do…

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-Julie

 

 

Flippers

Last summer, we discovered a fantastic pizza restaurant, Flippers, in Orlando. So, a couple weeks ago when we revisited Orlando to go to the Crayola Experience and outlet mall shopping, we knew we would eat lunch at Flippers. My mouth was watering for a week in advance, that’s how amazing their food is. While in Flippers, I used only one lens, which is my new Lensbaby Velvet, which gives a cool blurred effect, and since it is really new to me,  these pictures were definitely taken with a learning curve.

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Shaw was with us…this last picture is of his hands. He was sitting next to me, so to get his face I would have had to maneuver myself enough that probably would have embarrassed my family, so I took what I could get.

-Julie

 

 

 

Yes!

Yes, STRONG girls do make a STRONG world! Lauren, you can do anything you desire to do!

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We were soon close to this train!

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-Julie