Dress of  the  week  May 14th !

Good  morning  Ladies  from a  sunny   Minnesota  morning ! We  got  thunderstorms  and  tornado  warnings  Wednesday  night,  we  had  to  go  to the  basement   as  suggested  by the  weather authorities !  The  kids   had  lots of  of  questions, the  younger ones  especially.  We  got  a  little  bit of  hailstones  also.   Since  then it  has  been  sunny  skies !

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So  Last  Saturday  I  left   you all  quick  to  get  ready for  the  wedding of our  friend  Brandon  and  Josette.  We  drove    the  50mins to the  hotel on the  north  side of  the  twin  cities   where    everything   was  at the  same  venue .   They  had the  Pastor come in  and  perform the   ceremony .  The  main  reading  was  1 Corinthians 13 ,    a  popular  wedding   passage of the  Bible.  Even though there  will be  tough times, love  remains  a  constant .  They  soon  became  husband  and  wife !!  it  was  lovely.   Soon  after   there  was  the  cocktail  hour  with  everyone   unwinding  with  a  few   drinks!    Then  the  dinner  came  soon  after   and  was  very good.  We  were  seated   with  2  other  couples  we  had  not  met  before  so it  was  nice  getting  to  chat  with   and  have a    fun time  with. One  couple  lives  close  to us .    The  DJ   started   right after  the    cake  was  served ,  then after  the  first  dance  people got out on the  dance  floor  too!    Most of the  music  was  from the  90’s   and  the  dj  also  took  requests for  those  wanting to  branch into the  80’s !!   We  left  before  it  was  all over ,  it  was  a  lovely  day to  remember. 

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  On  Sunday it  was  up  early  for   Church .  Then  in  the  afternoon our  youngest had  his  last   Swimming  lesson of  the  season( surprising it was on Mothers  day!)     We  had  a  quiet  Mothers  day  afternoon  together   with just our own  immediate  family.  We   went out  to  a local  restaurant    for  dinner  to  complete  a  nice  day. 

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Monday   was   a  nice  day to  start the  week .  It  was  pretty standard.  On Tuesday our  9 yr old  had his  first  baseball game of the  season!   It was   fun to  get out  and  see  him  play and the  weather  was lovely. They won their  first  game   and  they  were  really happy  afterwards.   Then on  Thursday they  had  another  game   and  got  their   second  win.   I  felt  bad  for the other  team’s  pitcher.  he  was  really  struggling to get  the  ball to the  plate  and  it took a  long  time  for  his  coach to  relieve him.   

 We opened  our  pool  last  night!!  Our    fearless  kids  had  to go in for the first  swim !!!  I will wait   until it  warms up a  little.  Once in they  got used to the  temps  and  had  fun.  As  they  were  swimming  we  had  a  backyard  bonfire  , also our  first   of  the  year. 

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Saturday morning pool view !

Today I  have to do some  painting of  wood  trim  and  doors  for  basement.  We are  getting  carpet  ordered  also. Then later I am   checking  people in  for  my  son’s  trap  team  event. 

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Shoutout !!!-  This  is a  special   shoutout to  my blog  friend  Mackenzie  who  gave  birth to    her  gorgeous  baby girl Quinn Rae  on  May 6th !   Congratulations to  her and  husband  DJ .  What  a   perfect  gift  from God  just in time  for Mothers  day!  Sending love to  all  3  of you❤❤❤   I hope to  share  pictures in a  future  post. 

Have a  beautiful  weekend,  Terri xo. 

Dress of the week May 7th!

Good  morning  ladies  from  a  sunny Minnesota ! It  is  a whopping  63f  at  9:30am already,   spring  has  finally  sprung  for us !   I am so excited  after a  lot of  days  with cold  temps  the  future  looks  good. 

 

Todays   post  will  be   pretty  short,  we  are  going  to the  wedding of our  friends  Brandon  and  Josette  later  at 4:30 . It is   going to  be  a  beautiful occasion.    Brandon and  Josette   were neighbors of ours, our  old  house  was on a square  block  with a  big field in the  middle  for  playing/ relaxing .   Brandon and  Josette  met in the  field !   The  rest  as  they  say is  history. We  were honored to be  with both of  them  on a  night out  when  he  proposed to her !  We   were in on the  secret  , and it was a  beautiful occasion to be  part of. Now  they are  going to be  joined in marriage. I am a  hopeless romantic  and  am looking  forward to later ! 

 

The  past  week  was  busy with  sports, house  projects , school  work etc !! It  will be  nice to enjoy the  afternoon and  evening  ahead! 

 

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Wishing  you alla   lovely weekend  and  Happy mothers  day to all the  Moms !!!    With love, Terri xo. (  Got to go!!)

Dress of the week April 30th !

Good  morning  Ladies !!   You  join  me  this  morning  from a   wet and  rainy Minnesota .  We   had a  few  sunny  days  during the  week   but  the  temperatures are  staying on the  cooler  side  for  April.     So I look  forward  to  tomorrow and  the  first of  May  and   warmer days  ahead!

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I  started  last  weeks  post  on Saturday  but it  did  not  publish until the  middle of the  week when I finally finished it !    I  finished the  post  telling  you about our daughter spraining  her   foot. It  was  scary at  the time to find out  she  hurt her    foot  at  a  friends house  after   missing  a  step. It  came close on the  heels of our  son  fracturing his  shinbone in November so you can imagine what I  was  thinking “Here  we  go again!”  We  picked  her up     and  got  her to   the  emergency room.  It  turns out it  was  a  sprain only and  nothing  broken !    She  was  sent home  with  crutches   and  had  to use  them  for  the  first few  days. Then  she  was  able  to  walk on  her  foot  and  is making  great progress. She  will be able to  get  back to  playing  softball in a  few  weeks. 

 

On  Sunday  morning  we  went  to  Church  and  also   to  the  coffee and  donuts  provided afterwards. We  had a  nice  chat with another family from the  parish.   Our  youngest  had  swim lessons in the  afternoon   and  we  had a  relaxing   day thereafter. We were  back to the  weekly  grind  on  Monday .  Our   9yr old  had his  first  baseball  training  session of the  season,  he  has a  few  friends on the  team  so is  happy about  that , but it is  good  to  meet  other  kids  that he does not  know yet.   He  also has  training on  Thursdays .  Two of our  3  doors  were  installed  during the  week on the  basement  project  and  we also have  carpet picked out for the  new  bedroom  and our  main floor office! The   carpet  company   owner is coming on  Friday May 6th to measure   the areas we are installing.  You will have to wish me luck today ! I am  undertaking  to  grout  the  tile  floor in our  new  bathroom  today !!    I will  look at  some  online  videos for the  correct  technique ! Hopefully  I will have  good  results  next  week !  

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  Have  a   beautiful  weekend  and  a  lovely start  to May !   Best wishes, Terri xo. 

Dress of the week April 23rd !

Good morning Ladies from a sunny Minnesota ! I am glad it is going to be a nice day after a lot of rain yesterday . I said rain not snow so you can tell the temps are rising ! There is a silver lining!

At the  end of Last weeks  post   I said   we  were  working in the  basement  painting .   We  did  get  two  coats on the  bedroom . In the  bathroom  we  made a last  minute  decision to put  wallpaper on the  sink  wall.  We  have it ordered   now.  We  also  have the  doors  ordered  , and  will pick  carpet  soon. 

On  Sunday morning we  woke up early  and  when it  got  light we  noticed  the  Easter  bunny had visited our  house  with   eggs in the  front  and  back yard !  We  went  to the early 8am  mass  at  church.  It was a lovely mass  to  celebrate the  risen savior ! After  Mass  we  came home  and  the  kids  went on the Easter  egg hunt.   After  a  few  minutes  they had  full   buckets !  

 

Soon   after  we  got packed up  and  made the  90 minute  drive to my Brother-in-law and  his  family’s  house to  celebrate  Easter  with all the  family.   It was a  lovely afternoon  together , the  Easter  bunny  had  also   stopped  by their house so there  was  another egg  hunt  for the  kids .   It  was a   as  we  had  snow a  little  later ! 

 

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 We  spent  a  few  hours  and  then it  was  time to make the  trip home   to get  ready for  another  week!  It   went   pretty  standard   as  it  does  during the  school year. We  did  treat ourselves  by going out to eat  on Wednesday  evening.    After work on Friday   was  different!  We  went to  look at  carpet  samples in the  showroom   part of the company i work for! It  was  nice  being  there after  hours  and  getting a   chance to look at  ease. We are  still  deciding on  a  carpet for the  basement. Decisions !!   On Saturday we worked on the  basement  bathroom  by installing  a  tile  floor! We  rented  a  tile  cutting saw  and it  went  smooth!  here is the  result  below ! 

 

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On  Saturday  evening  our  daughter  went to  a  friends  house  and  after  an hour  we  got a  call  that  she had  hurt  her  foot coming off a   step  awkwardly.  So   we  brought  her to the  ER  and it  turns out it  was a  sprain, I am glad  there  was  nothing  broken ! 

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  Have a  beautiful  week  and I will chat  again at  weekend !!

Dress of the week April 16th !

Good morning Ladies from a cloudy Minnesota this Easter Saturday ! We have been having a lot of wind here this past few weeks . We also have had some nice sunshine during the week.

I  wanted to  add  the  video  above ,  telling the  story of  Easter  week  and  the resurrection   of  Jesus on Easter  Sunday.   It is a beautiful  Hallelujah . 

 

I  finished  last  week  with  a  late  Sunday post.   Monday   was a  busy day  with  work  . Then in the  evening  we  started to prime the walls  in our ongoing  basement bedroom/bathroom project!  But it is exciting to finally be  painting.   Tuesday  was  similar  with more  priming   in the  evening, I was  tired after  the  second  evening !!   Wednesday  was  the  kids  last  night  of  Church  class  for the  year! I want to thank all the  teachers  who volunteered  to  teach our  kids in  their  faith  journey in 2021-22 !   Maybe someday I will have the  conviction to  do the  same!  

 

On Thursday evening it  was  the  feast of the  last  supper .   Jesus  last  meal with his  disciples . Holy Thursday celebrates the institution of the Eucharist as the true body and blood of Jesus Christ and the institution of the sacrament of the priesthood. 

 

Good  Friday   was a  day of fasting  as it is   during  all  Fridays in lent for  Catholics .   Our  Church had  an afternoon  celebration of hte passion of Jesus, but I  was  not  able to make it to that one.  I went to a  nearby  Church  where  they  had a  7pm offering. It was a  beautiful  and poignant  event, with everyone getting to  go up on the  altar  to kneel in  veneration to Jesus on the  cross. 

 

Today  we  will  probably complete  the  painting in the  basement  with 2  coats of finish  paint !   Tomorrow  we  go to my in-laws  for  Easter .   

 

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  Have a  lovely  Easter everyone,  Terri xo. 

Dress of the week April 10th !

Good  morning  Ladies!  I am  back  again after  another  2  weeks  since  I  posted !   Last  weekend  was  one   where I was   busy and  did not  get  around to  writing . It looks  like  spring  is  here ,   but I am  guarded  with that  word “looks”   as  you  can  never  tell  when   your  next  snowfall  will  come in Minnesota.   We  did  have a  few  skiffs  of  snow  during the  week   but  they  went  away  quick. this  morning it is   just  above  freezing  at   35F.    Our  grass is   slowly turning to a   shade of  green  from   brown, yay! 

 

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Waiting for these beauties to show up !!

 

 When I left off   2  weeks  ago   I had  said I  was  going on Saturday  with my son to  his  new  sport  trap shooting. They  shoot what is  called  clay pigeons ,  little  discs  not  the  birds  thankfully !   He  has  struggled  in  other  sports  but is  really enjoying this one. I want the  best  for  him. The mid  week was    busy  with   work   and   school  for us .  On last  weekend , Saturday we  had   visitors in  our old next  door   neighbors  Paul  , Patricia  and  their  4  kids, they are  busy having the  same  number  kids as  us  but  their  youngest is  nearly  2  , so still in  the  busy stage.  it  was  nice  to see them again in a relaxed  get together  at our  house.  They  liked our house so much  that they  are  now  looking  to  move  close to us if  the  right house  comes up!    On Sunday we  went to  church  and  they  had  a nice pancake  breakfast  afterwards, we  look  forward to it!  Our youngest  had  swim  lessons in the afternoon. Monday morning  came  fast  and  another  week !    There  was  not  anything  out of  the  ordinary  that  happened during the  week. On  Friday night we invited our  friends Brian and Crystal over along with their  kids  for  game  night , we  had a lot of fun,   with the game  spoons  being the  best , you have to be  fast  ! On Saturday(yesterday )  we  started  painting in our  daughters  new  bedroom !!   We  got one coat on the  ceiling  and  are  going to apply  a second one.   We  did  not  get too  much paint time in  as  we  we were also entertaining  yesterday afternoon  /evening! ( Seems  we  are  becoming  quite the  hosts!)   Chris, Jen  and  their  kids  came and  also  Eric , Sarah  and  their  daughter  visited.  We  had  not  seen them  since  early 2020 , after we  were all robbed of  friend time  for  the  past  2  years , but  everyone is  getting  back to normalcy Thank God ! We  chatted , had  some good  food ,  and  for  the adults not  driving  home a  glass of  wine or  beers for the  guys!  We  also did  some  games , beanbags (cornhole)   and other  board  games, the  kids also got out on the  trampoline  as  the weather  was  nice!   They left  around 9pm  after a  lovely time together! 

 

Now you are up to  date, I will finish our Las Vegas  trip review !  On the Sunday morning  we  were  there I woke  before  everyone and  went on a early morning  walk. It was  pretty quiet on Las Vegas Boulevard . 

It  was  a  really  nice  day !   I got  back  to the  hotel  and  got  ready for  Church.   Went to a   Lebanese  Catholic  Church nearby, it  was  slightly  different  but  a  lovely   experience. 

 

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After  some  food  and   relaxation  we    took on the  90 minute  journey  south to  Bullhead  city Arizona  to meet  friends  from Minnesota  who were  nearby. They  were bringing  their  son to  Arizona  for  a  college tour   and  we  arranged to    both  drive    and  meet  in the  middle !   We  had  lunch  and   chatted   , then went to Scooters   fun park   where  the  kids did activities  from  batting  cages to go carts    and  mini golf ! I  played the  mini golf  too actually !   I was  able  to  take this  photo below of the  beautiful sunset  before we left to  return to Vegas. 

 

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  We  got  back to the  hotel late ,  and  were  ready for  sleep!  On Monday  we  went to  the  strip  area  and    Mandalay Bay.    We  walked  around  the  grounds   and  some of the  stores inside , then  we  went to  the Irish restaurant I had  been  wanting to go to !! The  food  was  very good , I also got to meet the Irish Bartender ! 

 

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  We  came  back to the  hotel  and  relaxed in the pool  and  hot tub   for the  evening.   The  next and last  day we  went to  Krispy Creme for some  guilty pleasures , donuts !! We  used to have one  here  but it  closed a  number of  years  ago.   You can  watch the  doughnut  making in progress  but  we  just  missed that  part, next  time !  I was  able to capture the  snow capped  mountains in the  distance from Krispy Kreme, just in case I was  missing the snow  from  home!

 

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It  was  then time  to go  back to the hotel  and  do a  clean up    and  then  eventually  go to the airport. Of course there was some more window shopping to do! 

 

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That was  our  trip  , I would  definitely go back again in March to escape winter  ! 

I started this post in the early morning and it is now  early  evening. We went to Palm Sunday Mass  this  morning it was a lovely poignant  reading of the passion and  Christ’s  ultimate death on the cross  for us.

 

 

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Have a beautiful week ahead , Terri xo.

Dress of the week March 26th !

Good morning Ladies ! I have done it again missing out on my weekly post and recently I have just managed every two weeks . We are finally seeing spring temperatures during the day with a little freeze some nights. Our carpet of snow is now gone though !

When  I  left off  2  weeks  ago I  had  told  you  about  a  family funeral  coming up.  Pete,  who is my Grandpa  through marriage  passed  away  while  we  were in Vegas . It  was hard on  my father in law  to be  there  when  his  Dad  passed .  But  he  got  back home  two days  later  and  made the  arrangements.   So the  funeral  mass was celebrated  last Saturday morning.   It  was a  lovely send off  with a  nice  homily on his life  by the  priest.  He was a  veteran of the  armed  forces   and  got  a military   send off with a  3  gun  salute . The  bugle  sounded  and it  brought us to  tears.   We  had  lunch directly  afterwards  and  then at  1:30pm  we  we  drove  45 minutes  west  where  he  was  buried in  the  cemetery his  wife  had  been  laid to  rest in  18 months  previous.  It is the  end of an  era  and  that  generation in our  family .  May God  grant you eternal rest Pete. 

 

Bible verse on passed loved one

 

We  got  home  at  8pm  after  a  long  day  travelling ,  a  sad  day for us left  behind  but a  happy day  for  Pete ,  who is  reunited  with his loved ones in God’s Kingdom. 

On Sunday there  was  church  and  then afterwards  our  youngest  had  swim lessons. He is  doing  really  well.   In the  evening we  had our  friend Brandon , his  Fiancé  Josette  and  his daughter Maddi over  for  dinner   and  just  to  see  each other after  a long   spell of  busyness for us all. They  are  busy too  with  their  wedding coming up in early May ! Looking  forward to that!   The  work and  school  week  started  again   and it  was  pretty standard .   One of our  sons   celebrated  his    9th  birthday  yesterday !  He is  growing up so fast its  hard to believe  really.   Myself  and my oldest  son are home this weekend .  My sweetie went to Fargo  with 3 of our kids  for a  get together  with  an old college  roommate  and  to hang out with their family and  kids.  Our  son  has joined  the  local trap team and is  excited to start today. I will go along  and offer  my support! 

 

So  now on to Las  Vegas  Part  two !!   I left off the  last post  with a  look at  the  hotel  and our  suite , also a quick peek into the  nearby  casino.  We  stayed close  by  the  hotel  early in the day  on Saturday  and  then late  afternoon went to the  downtown area . We  first went   and parked by the  miracle mile  shopping  and  dining  mall. It  was a  really nice  and  vibrant  area and of  course I did some  window  shopping ! 

 

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Then we  went outside to see Vegas  by night ! It  was a  great  experience  seeing all the  casinos  lights .  We watched  the  Belagio  water  dance  show   where the fountains  dance to lights  and  music . It  was  amazing. You  can  see a  video here  Belagio fountain

 

 

 

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We  completed  the  evening  with dinner in the  miracle  mile  mall .  more to come in next  post ! 

 

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Have a  beautiful  week  ahead, Terri xo. 

Dress of the week March 13th !

Good   morning  Ladies !!   it  is   a sunny  Sunday morning here in  Minnesota ,  36f   and  getting up to  39 today.  With daylight savings  in the early hours of the morning  we lost  an hour   and I am  a bit   slow in getting  active ! I think evening  church will  be  attended today!

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from a few days ago

 

 

So now on to  Las  Vegas !!  We  left on Friday March  4th .  We had  dinner  then  drove to a park  and  ride  place  close to the airport   and dropped off the  car. Earlier in the  day  we  brought our  dog to a  dogsitter  through the rover app. She lives  10  minutes away  and  came  highly recommended .  We  got to the  airport  at  7pm  got  checked in  through security  and  met  my in-laws by the  departure  gate.  They have  the timeshare in Las  Vegas, or  they  can go to any major  city in the states basically. It was  so nice of them to invite us !  Our  flight took off at  9’30 pm   and was a   pretty   smooth trip to Vegas.  .  We  gained 2  hrs  heading west ,  Our  flight got in at 11pm local time.   We  got our  cases,  and  then waited for a  shuttle  bus to  car rental.  We got a nice  vehicle to fit us all. I didn’t   sign on to drive as I came back 2  days earlier than the rest of the  family. We then  drove and  found a  restaurant open as  the kids were  hungry! We  ate and then  headed to our hotel .  We were  there  around 12. 15  am  and were  staying on the 9th floor of the  Grandview   hotel.  After getting  settled  and  unpacking a little , getting the kids to bed ,  we both were going to bed at 1:15am!!!

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view from hotel window

 

The  kids  were  awake  early next morning ,  above is the  first  view we  had  from our hotel window.  you can see  the  mountains in the  background.  In this hotel  you  go into  your suite  via  a  shared foyer using a  keycard , then there is  suite A  and  suite B .  My in-laws  were in A  and the rest of us in B , except our 8 year old who wanted to stay   with them !!  We  had the 2  suite doors open all during trip so people could  easily  go from one to the other.

Above  are a  few  random photos  from our  suite we  also  had  a  stackable  washer  dryer  which was  nice !  In the photo  looking  towards the kitchen you can see  the open suite door . On our  first  day  there we   took things easy .  After  breakfast  we went to the swimming  pool and  hot tub pool .  Then after some of the adults went over to the  nearby Southpoint casino , it was a  5  minute  walk away.  I am not  really  a gambler but  it  was  nice to walk around and  see  what  people  were  doing at  machines , and also the horse racing section .

I  will  continue our Vegas adventure next  week.  We  had  some  sad  news on the  trip , the patriarch of the  family Pete  passed  away at  the age of 93  last  Wednesday. He  was so nice to me always ,  and on the  weekend before our wedding him and his  wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, it was the  first  event we did as  we  travelled  for our wedding week. His  funeral takes place  Saturday.   He is the last of the  Great Grandparents , may he rest in peace.  

 

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Have a great  week,  Terri xo.

Dress of the week February 26th !

Good  morning  Ladies ! It is  another  cold  morning  here  1 degree  as I look  at  my  countertop   thermometer .  The  week  started  so  nice  with Sunday being in  the  mid  thirties,  It  felt really good  with the  sunshine!   After  that it  all about  wrapping up in  layers  as you  went outside. 

 

As I said last Sunday , we stayed at a hotel nearby as the kids were off on Monday for presidents day. We checked in at 3:30 pm and our rooms were poolside, meaning you just open a sliding door and and you can get right to the pool area in the middle of the hotel. The kids changed fast and were in the pool immediately ! There are kiddy splash pools , but we are now beyond that for our youngest now . He is in the big pool and loves the water like the rest of his siblings. There is a big slide that they went down and had fun with. I put on my suit as well and got wet too! I also spent a little time in the hot tub . At 6 we went to a nearby Perkins restaurant for dinner. They were so understaffed , The greeter Lady also had to clean tables to get people seated. I felt bad for her. But everyplace seems to be looking for staff in the catering business now. We had a nice meal when it did come out. We went back to the hotel and the kids got back in the pool, us adults just sat and watched them play this time.

On Monday morning  it was  an early   check out  as  our  son  had a   doctors  appointment . It  was a  fun little  getaway  though !   The  week  went  back to normal Tuesday  with    work and  school.   On Wednesday we  got a   few inches of snow , just to  compliment the rest of our  snow  built up  for the past  few  months !   Last  night our  son  had a little playdate with his  friend Amelia   and  she also brought  some  girl scout  cookies  that we  purchased   from  her. They are  very tasty and  for a  good  cause.   

 

We will be  doing  some  final  prep  for our trip to Las Vegas   this weekend !  We  leave on Friday night   and will  arrive  late  , but I hope to   be up early Saturday  to see  the place !  I  am  not  sure if I will get to  write a  post but  if not  next week I will the following  week.  

 

Las Vegas !

Please  rate out of  10 this  Watercolor  floral knit  dress from Appleseed  see here

 

Appleseed Feb 22

 

Have a  beautiful weekend ,  hugs  and  best  wishes, Terri xo. 

Dress of the week February 20th !

  Good  morning Ladies  from a  sunny balmy Minnesota !!  You  heard   right ,  it is  42  f  right now  and  sunny and  it  feels  amazing !  Lots will think I am crazy   but  when your  body is  climatized  to  sub zero  temps  this  feels  so  good.   Now where  did i put  that  sun  lotion ?!! 

 

Last Sunday  we   had a   nice  relaxing  day   and  then in the  evening  we   tuned into the  superbowl.    I enjoyed  it  for the  most  part,  The  commercials  were ok ,  half  time  show  pretty good  ,  and  was an exciting  finish with  the  Rams  winning  by one score  to  win  the  trophy.   Monday  came  around   fast   and  it  was  back to the  grind!  It  was also Valentines day( or St. Valentines day  as I first  remember it  being called )   A nice little  picture  below ! 

 

 

Valentines 2022

We stayed  home  and  had a  nice  dinner  with the  whole  family.   Wednesday  was  church class  night  for the  kids .   There is always a  bit of  driving  that  night as   they go at  two different  times , but that is  ok.   On   Friday our  daughter  went to a  friends  for a  sleepover.  On Saturday   my in-laws  came  and  brought us  sauer kraut   and  dumplings  a  German    favorite, I have  gotten used to it  after  marrying into a part   German  family  !     My Father -in -law is  really good  at  making  them !   They  stayed  for a  few  hours  and  surprised the  kids with a  trip to Las Vegas  over  spring  break!  We  knew about it already,  but it  was   exciting  for  the  kids .  We  go on  March 4th  and  return March 10th !  It is a  more  family  friendly place  these  days  and I am interested to  see it  at  first  hand !   It will be  good to  experience  different  temperatures! 

 

We  are   still  working on our  basement  project ,  here are  a few  photos 

 

 

The  kids  are  off school  tomorrow   for  presidents day  and we  are staying in a  hotel for  tonight  with a  swimming park that has some nice  slides!     We  will be  checking in at  3:30 this afternoon. 

 

Please  rate out of 10 this spring blossoms  floral  knit  dress see here

February 20th dress

Have a  beautiful week  ahead,  talk to you next week, Terri xo.