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Hello everyone on this late Sunday afternoon. I hope that you all have had a great week. I wanted to share just a few fun pictures from my week and to also tell those of you that have said something about the blogger issues that I totally understand. I have had quite a few replies to my blog come in as anonymous. I can pretty much tell by the reply if it's indeed a blogger friend. Other issues are that our feeds are no longer showing up in our emails but this has been going on for some time. For those of us that use the free blogging platform then we have to take the good with the bad. For now, I am just enjoying doing a blog post when I can and purposely checking my reading list on blogger to try and keep up with my blogging friends. Technology is good but boy can it be a pain at times. Anyway, on to a few fun pictures.  We have a little soccer player in the family now. Our youngest grand that is 4 played her first game on Saturday. Oh my! This tiny little thing sure held her on a

{Our Tans Will Fade But The Memories Will Last Forever}

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Our 2021 Family Beach trip was wonderful. Seven days of beautiful weather, good food and good fellowship was had by all. I shared a few pictures on Instagram and a lot on Facebook. Marty and I are truly blessed to be able to do a beach trip yearly with our tribe. 

May be an image of 4 people, including Melissa Conner Jackson, Marti Leigh Starr and Cindy Conner, people standing and outdoors  These gals sure know how to have fun and there is never a dull moment with my girls. 


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 The weather was beautiful all week with the exemption of one day that we had a little rain but only lasted about 30 minutes. 

May be an image of 2 people, including Cindy Conner, people standing, beach and oceanAnd just so y'all know...I did wear all my hats that I carried to the beach! LOL! 

Here's some pictures to highlight our trip together. 

May be an image of 2 people, including Cindy Conner, child, people sitting and text that says 'MY HAT BABIES' 

May be an image of one or more people We wore our anklets every day.


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 We made a beach fairy garden and the little's loved it. 


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We ate good every day! Too good! LOL! 

May be an image of one or more people, people playing voleyball, people standing, ball, beach and body of waterVolleyball was lots of fun for everyone. Well, except me! I am not athletic at all so needless to say I hit the ball wrong way and have quite a place on my arm to prove it! Yep, that winds up my volleyball playing.

May be an image of Cindy Conner, sitting and outdoors I decided to stick to reading my book! 


No photo description available.We had so much fun with our wash off tattoos. I forgot to get pictures of our fun with the hair chalk but just so you know, I had pink and blue streaks. LOL! The younger girls loved it. 


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Everyone had fun with the boogie boards. Marty even bought a new one this year and he is worse than the kids with it. 

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May be an image of 1 person, child, standing, body of water and beachNothing like sisters 💓

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May be an image of 14 people, including Marti Leigh Starr and Kristen Leigh and people standingWe all went out one afternoon for ice cream and YES...we were hot and tired so the ice cream was surely a pick-me-up.

May be an image of 3 people, including Marti Leigh Starr, people standing, beach, coast and ocean We tried to keep up our workouts even though we were on vacation. I only managed to pull off three days though. I found myself enjoying sleeping in.....


May be an image of 1 person, standing, coast, beach and ocean A little Christian yoga early mornings on the beach was my thing. Between the sound of the waves, the smell of the ocean and praise and worship music, I was caught up in my own little world. The girls would split up early mornings between running on the beach and some gym time. They did sleep in a couple of mornings though. I mean...we were on vacation right? 

May be an image of 4 people, including Melissa Conner Jackson and Marti Leigh Starr, people standing, outdoors and text that says 'BIG CAT FITNESS S ITNE' 

Believe me, if you could have seen what all we ate you would know why we needed to work out. LOL! 

May be an image of body of water and nature Marty fished while the girls and I worked out. He said that was more his speed.

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 My favorite grandson....


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May be an image of 6 people, people standing, beach and body of waterOur hearts.


May be an image of 2 people, people standing, beach and oceanMay be an image of body of waterWe went out to eat at this place called beaches. I had shrimp tacos and they were so good. So much so that I am going to try and mimic the recipe this weekend. 

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May be an image of 2 people, people standing, outdoors, palm trees and text that says 'Beache SEAFOOD & SPIR'

May be an image of 3 people, including Marti Leigh Starr and Melissa Conner Jackson, people standing, sunglasses and outdoors 

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May be an image of 2 people, including Cindy Conner and text that says '29.8153 EST. 2019 81.2684 Connolly s Shore Grill Salk'

We went and had breakfast one morning and I fully intend on doing a great review on Connolly's. Surprisingly, the service was fast and staffed well which is unusual these days. The food was delicious.

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The beach is surely my happy place. I could surely become a beach bum. 

May be an image of 1 person, child, standing, beach and ocean Thanks for tagging along with me through my memory of pictures. We are truly blessed and our tribe is already looking forward to our next getaway. 


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 I hope that you all have a great week and like me...you are counting your blessings. Mine are many. 💘

Hugs and blessings, Cindy 

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  1. What a beautiful time you had, my friend. I hope you have a lovely week. smiles

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  2. Wonderful photos of great memories. I enjoyed it all!

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  3. I'm so glad you had such a fun vacation, your photos are fabulous! Vacation weeks at the beach with family are definitely THE BEST!!
    Jenna

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    1. Thank you Jenna. We had a great time. Wish I was back!

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  4. I almost feel like I was there. What a beautiful family--inside and out! I love the idea of yoga on the beach. That sounds am amazing! Your grandchildren are all so cute! I cant[ believe your grandson is so tall now! I bet you rocked the hair chalk! I love anklets and temporary tattoos. That ice cream shop sounds delightful. Can't wait to hear your review of Connolly's. LOVE those hats!

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    1. Thanks Heather. We had a great time. YES girl...three of my grands are so much taller than me. But, I am so short! LOL! I love anklets and wear them often. And....your older friend would get a tattoo if I wasn't chicken. I always wanted 3 small hearts for my three girls on my foot but Marty never liked the sound of it. ME? Yes mam, I would have! I can rebel in my older age now if I want too, right? LOL!

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  5. Cindy, your photos are gorgeous and I can see all the beautiful smiles that say everyone was having a fabulous time. Love the cute wash off tattoos. I am so happy for you having this wonderful time with family!

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  6. What a great trip and such good memories made with your girls and grand kiddos. Love all the pics of pretty beach and water. Looked lovely.

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  7. Such wonderful memories and fun times together! You are truly blessed to be able to do this with your family each year. I hope you can keep it up even when the grandkids get big and on their own. What a treasure!! Thank you for these wonderful pictures of families having fun together. Truly a blessing for this world today. A family that "prays" and "plays" together, stays together! Amen

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    1. Thanks Pam so much for your sweet words. We truly are blessed and I try so hard to not take that for granite.

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  8. Your beach photos were stunning! Glad that everyone had a fabulous time!

    P.S. I couldn't respond to your comment on my blog. It says you're a "no-reply blogger" and the profile photo was blank...

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    1. Thank you Margie. I have no clue what is going on with blogger. Girl, I am about to the point of just doing a private group on facebook. Are you on FB? Thanks for tagging along with my picture memories.

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  9. Wonderful pictures of your lovely time away with your precious family. I'm sure lots of memories were made. You all look very happy and relaxed.

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  10. 'These gals sure know how to have fun and there is never a dull moment with my girls.'

    And no wonder! They're just like their mama!

    I feel the joy, the love, the fun. What a wonderful adventure ...

    ;-}

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    1. LOL! Yes they are a lot like me. Love to have a good time for sure.

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  11. You have a beautiful family. All these wonderful photos prove it. I loved the one of the little sisters looking out over the water. Times at the ocean are fabulous.

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    1. Thank you Vee. Those little sisters sure love one another and they are 2 years apart in age so will always be close I hope.

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  12. Hi Cindy,
    Wow! Such wonderful time with the family. I love everything about this post. Take care and thank you for remembering me..Im doing well now! Have a great week ahead

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  13. What a grand time! I so enjoyed browsing your pics and reading your account of a wonderful family time. You are truly blessed!

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  14. I love, love seeing pictures of you and your dear, sweet family. You all have the best time and thank you for sharing your joy and happiness with us!

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  15. What at great time and awesome memories!!! It was so fun tagging along on your family trip! It looks like everyone had a fantastic time and certainly had plenty of delicious food. I even noticed your grandson was the chef one day. Great job, Grandma! Get 'em cooking early! You all certainly are blessed to be able to spend a week at the beach as a family! Zenda

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    1. Thanks Zenda. We had a great time. Back to reality though. Hugs to you.

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  16. I don't know why but none of your photographs are showing for me ...
    However, I was pleased to read that you had a great trip.

    Take care, my good wishes.

    All the best Jan

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    1. I have no clue why pictures aren't showing up. Lord help me! LOL!

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  17. Hi Cindy, You are blessed to stay at the beach! Is your hotel on the beach. We usually go once a year for a few days but the beach is about a half mile away. I plan to come back here because the pictures are not loading though I saw all the pictures of FB. I finally updated me blog. Was gone for 10 days. Have a happy Sunday!

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    1. We stay in a condo right on the beach but we drive to beach daily as we carry tents, cooler, chairs, games and well you name it and we got it. Girl, I am not carrying all that! LOL!

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  18. All sounds like a great time. However for me your pics are not showing up. Not sure if its this computer, the service or what will venture back and take a look see later...

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    1. Not sure what is going on with blogger with my pictures! They should show up over at bloglovin if you are on there.

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Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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