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Baking… Best Friends and “OOOPS!”

Our neighbor was here bright and early to cut grass and trim…

It was the best time of day…

slight breeze… and sun just coming up over the hill we live under…

I had “peanut butter something” on my mind to bake this week for his payment…

I decided on Peanut Butter Cookies with Peanut Butter filled Chocolate Baking Chips…

They turned out good… tasty… with a few to have at home too…

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Yesterday was lunch with two friends from High School… The “best” of friends…

Mike Linnig’s  is known to all who live in Louisville…

Located down near the River… lots of outside seating… covered gazebos… serve yourself or waiters…

wonderful for large groups… We meet there after our class reunions… and will again in 2017 for our 50th!

Of course you can eat inside, but I doubt too many people do on a day like we had yesterday…

Always crowded but, manage to get food quickly…

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Lunch Special

11 AM to 3 PM

1 PIECE FISH SANDWICH, YOUR CHOICE OF FRENCH FRIES OR COLE SLAW, AND 1 LARGE SOFT DRINK OR ICED TEA

FREE DRINK REFILLS

8.95

 

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The few photos I took…

Hand carved Tree Trunks are scattered here and there… very intricate…

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Lots of flowers… these are just the two I captured…

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We talked for 3-1/2 hours… maybe a new record for us!

BFF is what we are… Best Friends Forever!

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Coconut Cake for “my guys” this weekend…

but… OOOPS!

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Just used a White Cake Mix, Fluffy Whipped Frosting and Light Flaked Coconut…

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I managed to frost and coconut the “Messy” layer…

and then top with good layer…

No one will know if you stay quiet about it!

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A Week of BUSY!

I don’t think of my life as adventurous… k5700782   

but, it can be busy…

Monday:

I gave a program at my TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Group   on Monday night…

I love giving programs… TOPS_logo

whereas when I was young I dreaded it and was a nervous wreck!…

Probably working with my Special Kids k0662770 in a public school setting changed me…

The program was received very well!… I think only one little old lady fell asleep!… k7793920

Tuesday:

I actually forget…

Probably trip to thrift store… due to them changing it to a 30% OFF Day for seniors… and YES!… that’s me!

Wednesday:

BUNCO Night at my sisters… 1005703_308901719244975_1049417750_n

My niece said, “It was the most chaotic BUNCO she had been to”… laughing as she said it!…

We had the new baby in our family with Momma and her other little girl…

We had our sweet niece that had just gotten back from her honeymoon drop by for a visit…

Loved hearing her tales of snorkeling and beach…

My niece that was the Hostess… had her kids there…

and, I have to say, “They were perfect”!”…

We finally did play a few rounds of BUNCO…

and I was the proud winner of a new Beach Towel… which will come in handy on our vacation in August…

Thursday:

Bobby’s Birthday!… HIS day!… u20692860

Off to the casino we went over in Indiana…

We played Penny Slots together… k15507396

and was able to play on our allotted $$$$$ all day…

and eat too!…

He said, “I enjoyed “our” day immensely!”…

Came home to enjoy the Coconut Cake made by our sweet nephew…

All homemade… and I have eaten it for breakfast, lunch and dinner!… 11210401_896849510408811_8499427922844415496_n

The kids and younger son/wife will be over Sunday to cookout and celebrate Birthday with him…

Friday:

Rain, rain, rain…

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Our water table should be sufficient for the drought we’ll probably have in August…

always extremes in weather it seems…

Bobby finished bird feeder…(actually “mine”!)…

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Got some shrubs pulled out in front… need to redo some landscaping!

Sister came by… ate lunch and visited…

Sat outside… talked to neighbors…

Have gotten “milk can” sketched out… OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

It will be cute when finished… with both sides being a different design…

to paint for my daughter-in-law…

Hopefully will have finished when they come over Sunday…

Looking forward to a sunnier day… and maybe get grass cut…

although my Grandson would cut it when he comes over…

Maybe will let him… at least part of it!… k12227632

I finally made my “G”…

the letter of our last name…

Have seen them in so many homes… and I wanted one…

Found the “G” in cut-out wood at a peddler’s mall… OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Decided to put it in my bathroom…

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and a really nice surprise came in the mail…

A beautiful card with a pretty bird… OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I placed it in my photo holders to get a good picture!

and the nicest message to me and my husband from a fellow blogger…

all of the way from the United Kingdom…

just lovely!

https://mybeautfulthings.wordpress.com/

you should definitely check out her beautiful posts!