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{Fall Please Come To Florida}

Well I am LATE in making a post this week!  Marty and I took three days off to do a little bow hunting in those old Georgia Pines. Camo, lipstick and earrings is a must for this huntress! LOL! A girl still gotta look like a girl...even when hunting right?  We had a good time. I actually had a nice breeze in my tree stand. Though no harvest was bagged we just enjoyed being away. Some of the sweetest times for me with the Lord is while I am sitting in a tree stand.  Had the two youngest grandgirls for a couple of days and of course we had a tea party! And sprinkles...we have sprinkles on EVERYTHING !  I've really enjoyed making coffees, shakes and loaded teas. Dang, I am getting pretty good at this! LOL! Everything I have made has been healthy, low in calories. Well, maybe I did add a whip or two of whipped cream and chocolate syrup!  Y'all, I won all these books! I was so surprised to get an email from my friend Cheryl at  http://www.homespundevotions.com/ telling me I had won!

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Well Nana has been back at it again snapping pictures of two of grandgirls. These girls are sisters and they each have their own unique personality in which I wouldn't have it any other way. They each bring their own style and charisma to the table and it surely makes life more interesting and fun.


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This girl loves her some ball playing. She plays travel ball and enjoys it so much. She is our "Sports" girl for sure.  She's little but oh is she fast!

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Just give this cute girl a dance costume or for that matter, any kind of prissy clothes, makeup and jewelry and she is good to go. She loves to dance.




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This girl right here loves her some Star Bucks and enjoys being with her friends and family.

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This sweet thing here loves glitter, bling, dress up and dippin dots ice cream!  Most often the first place she explores is my latest jewelry buys! She is truly a girl after my own heart because she LOVES her some lipstick!

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Marty and I took a little time for "Just us" and went on a little weekend trip to the beach. We truly had a great time. We are VERY much about our family life but....we had each other before we had the children.....LOL!

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Yep, he even done a little much needed snoozing...





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I hope that you all have a wonderful week and enjoy life to the fullest my friends. You know? Life is hard. So many bad and sad things happening everyday and well, the media is full of bad news. But, I have some GOOD NEWS!


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P.S. I am still not used to the new blogger styles and have had no time to work on them. I am still having problems getting my pictures to load. GRR....So may we just bear with one another through the new transition.

Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  1. You have quite the posers Cindy, adorable...and your beach getaway was amazing!!!
    Jenna

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    1. Most of the time Jenna they do well for pictures. Thank goodness cause we are always snapping one it seems. LOL! Weekend away was wonderful.

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  2. Cindy, I love photos of your two grands, they are beautiful sisters. Your little get away looks perfect. Happy Monday!

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  3. Just had to stop by …
    Lovely to see all of your photographs.
    Grands are just the best aren't they :)

    All the best Jan

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    1. Thanks Jan and yes, grands are the icing on the cake of life.

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  4. Love all the pictures!! That resort you stayed at looks so nice! I added a family picture at my blog and will add more on Thursday's post. Enjoy your week!

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    1. Thanks Susan. It was very nice . We enjoyed our time away.

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  5. The girls are just too cute and are so different like my Avery (sporty and Starbucks), and Ella (girlie and tea parties). It’s fun to see both sides. I’m happy that you and Marty got always for a nice getaway. That surely revives your spirits. I liked your parting message! 🙏🏻 God bless you! ❤️

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    1. Thanks Kitty. I love how each of our grands are unique in their own way. Makes life interesting.

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  6. I always enjoy seeing your creative pictures! Those girls are soooo pretty! Love the ballerina in high top shoes! LOL! Great that you stayed at the Castillo, we've eaten there a lot, but never stayed there, What a wonderful splurge!

    Katherine

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    1. Thanks Katherine. The day we shot those pictures it had rained off and on all day but cleared up just in time to get some great shots. Marty and I had a great time. Castillo has a warm Mediterranean feel to it and it was a nice weekend outing for sure. But of course my happy place is non other than the beach.

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  7. Lovely grands and lovely you, Cindy. I love that your family means so much to you.

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    1. Thanks GM. Hope your week is going great for you.

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  8. When you announced that there were "Picture Overload" I got excited.
    You know how to take a great picture and I'm learning from you! Plus, your grands are adorable and beautiful!
    Time away at the beach is always perfect and you just proved that!

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    1. Thanks Christine. Time away is always nice . Sometimes I think just the mere change of scenery does our soul good.

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  9. Beautiful pictures of beautiful girls...they take after their beautiful grandmother! So glad you had that little beach getaway. Sometimes we just need to get away from the noise of this old world for a while and soak up God's SONshine! Thank you for sharing. I haven't tried the new format again yet. I tried it one time and didn't like the way it did pictures either, and that frustrates me because you know I love to put lots of pictures on here too! I hope they can work out the bugs!! Have a blessed and beautiful week.

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    1. About the time we get used to the new format they will change it again LOL! Things are always changing aren't they?

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  10. You have such great eye for photography. Your grandkids must have a blast during your photo shoots.

    I'm hanging on to the legacy Blogger as long as possible!

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    1. Girl, I figured I might better go ahead and dive in. Since I only post one day a week I knew it would take me all week messing with it! LOL!

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  11. I love it that our kids/grands are all different, too. I love your blog make over. It does take time to learn the styles but it's fun. Your photos are excellent.

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    1. Thank you Mary. I just need to have to learn one thing at a time and for a while now seems I am having to learn lots of new things. GRR!

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  12. Cindy,
    The pictures of the Grands are just adorable!! And also beautiful pictures of your vacation!!
    Thanks so much for stopping by!
    Stay safe, healthy and happy!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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    1. Thanks Debbie. It was a great weekend getaway for sure. But family beach time coming in July and I love watching those grands have such a good time on the beach. Plus, we do lots of good eating! LOL!

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  13. You are doing great with the new platform, sweet friend. God bless you and your beautiful family!

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    1. Thank you Cheryl. I hope you and your family are doing well friend.

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  14. Beautiful photos of your grands! Love reading about their interests and personalities! It's so nice you and Marty got away- just the two of you! We need that one on one time. The beach looked gorgeous. I'm with Marty--needing a nap on the beach! Your new blog look is great!

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    1. Thanks Heather Lou. Yes we do need one on one time. I am amaze at the couples I know that never get away with their spouse even if its just for a date night. Or in my case...day date. LOL!

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  15. These pics are really great, you captured these little ladies perfectly. After reading their likes and styles, I could really see those in your photos. You are a gifted photographer, Cindy!! I'm glad you and your hubby got some time away. I would love to get away with J but we are currently having Andy home as he is changing jobs (and moving MUCH closer to home!!!) so we are enjoying being with him. He is quite the baker so that's kind of like a vacation, right?? Lol!!!

    About Blogger, I just used legacy this time and will play with the new format for my next post. Have a great week!!

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    1. Thanks lady. Glad Andy is home and especially since he likes baking!!! YES girl! I love baking and well, cooking too. Especially trying out new things. Marty said If I stayed home every day I would bake and cook everything in the house. He is right!

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  16. Ah .... the grandkiddos! We finally get to see them next week after a long hiatus since Thanksgiving. Your pictures make me smile, friend. And while mind might not be quite as glamorous, I just can't wait to hug them all again!

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    1. I so THRILLED Linda that you are finally going to get to see your grandbabies! Oh girl, I can't even imagine how you have felt. I a sure there will be lots of hugging going on. Make lots of pictures!

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  17. Love to see your grands they are all so adorable . Don't you just love those sweet little get aways with just the two of you. I have one coming up on Friday with the hubby. Cannot wait to feel some normal again. Have a great day and wonderful week.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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    1. Thanks Kris. I know you are excited about your getaway too! Girl, enjoy every moment.

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  18. BEACH...oh how I want to be on the BEACH.....nice. Great pics of the grands.

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    1. Thanks Pam. I am ready to go back to the beach. Thankfully I have been several times already and going back for a week next month with family.

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  19. Your blog design is looking great. Your photography steals the show, for sure! You've done some really clever things with it!!

    And your beach getaway -- how beautiful was that?!!!!! Thanks for the cheery, upbeat post.

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    1. Glad you stopped by Barbara. Lord we all need cheery these days for sure.

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  20. Such a delight to read your blog post and see all those lovely girls.

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  21. Glad you got a nice getaway! The girls are so pretty and you photograph them well.

    I love your closing message.

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    1. Thanks Bonnie. My kiddos was born with a camera in their face. LOL!

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  22. Your pics are always just gorgeous. Do you use a camera or your phone camera? Such cute grandgirls! And, yea, for y'all taking time for yourselves. We all need to do that. Have a great weekend!

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    1. Thanks Lea. I used my camera (Canon) for the shots of the girls. I always use my big boy as the girls call it when shooting a photo session for the grands. But, just for everyday use I use my cell as it makes good pictures. Yes, a getaway with your spouse is always a must to me.

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  23. The blog looks great! I'd have never known that you had any troubles. So glad that you and your Beloved were able to get away for a special break. More couples need to remember what you already know...there needs to be downtime for just the original two. You ended on a perfect note. I don't know what The Lord is doing (because I would have already opened a hole in the earth and swallowed a bunch of thugs) but I know He is doing something good.

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  24. You have a beautiful family.
    Amalia
    xo

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  25. Very cute grands. The photos are darling. I see a new look here. congrats. Hugs

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  26. OH MY....the carrot cake cookies.....YES, SWEETS! And I love Carrot Cake. That looks AMAZING. All the food does, but hey, #1 got my attention.

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  27. You are so creative with your photography and those girls are so pretty. Thanks for sharing them with us!
    Glad you had a fun weekend! We are still sheltering in - we're old! :-(
    Katherine

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So glad you stopped by to visit.
Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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