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{Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real}~ April 27, 2014

Joining Leila and daughters at Like Mother, Like Daughter.

Flowers!  Sunshine!  Warm(ish) weather!

Lots of {happy} to share.  We visited Elizabeth, Justin, and Arane just before Easter.  That always makes us happy!

I'm always happy to see how well they are doing together, these three (and one on the way!).  Have I said how much fun it is to have grandchildren?  It is!  Oodles and oodles!

Arane is very happy about receiving chocolate.  She thinks "Poppa" is the source of all her Easter goodies this year! I don't get any credit. lol

The Harry Potter stamps in Easter baskets were a big hit with the older "kids."

Stickers on noses were a great source of toddler amusement.  (Stickers courtesy of Great-grandma.)

I moved the butter dish away from the slow cooker so the butter wouldn't melt.  Smart of me, eh?  But I moved it to the top of the stove and forgot it was there, so that when I later used the stove, the butter melted.  Not …

{Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real}~ April 12, 2014

I missed posting last week, didn't I?  There's been rather a lot to think about and deal with lately, and I just ran out of time.  But, ah, well, here I am now! :)

{Pretty} and {Happy}
I combine these two categories often because pretty things make me happy, like these flowers~

After a long, hard winter, the crocuses have finally come up and the stores finally have pansies. These two things don't normally happen in the same week (the crocuses come first), but spring is late, so everything is delayed.  In the crocuses' hurry to catch up, they are overlapping with the pansies.  This wagon is doll-sized.  Hannah used to give her dollies rides in it, but she's long since outgrown dolls and I've been using it for flowers for several years.  It will all look better in a week or two when they've had a chance to fill out.

More pictures of robins!  Hurray!  After all, it's been three weeks since I posted any. ;-)

Last week, we had a hailstorm and t…