My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 89 – I heart my friends!

In the mail I received a sweet card and a really cute pin from a sweet friend!

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My friend Robin is a proud supporter of the American Heart Association and I’m a proud supporter of her and her efforts!  On her support page she says:

This year the Heart Walk is on my Dads birthday, April 11th. My Dad died of a heart attack in 1999 at the age of 76. This year, he would have been 93 years old.

With the money raised, doctors have up to the minute research–to help save lives. There is also pediatric research to help babies born with heart disease. Plus, information to help those make healthy eating choices and how to recognize signs of a heart attack or stroke.

If you would like to help her reach her goal, I know that she, and I, would appreciate it very much!! CLICK HERE to support her!!

What things are near and dear to your heart?

Stay awesome y’all!! ~lisa

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My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 88 – MEPS Monday….

What is MEPS?  It stands for Military Entrance Processing Station and it’s where recruits go when they are going to ship to the military. 

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^^ Look at that!  Those are our future service men and women swearing in!

I normally go on Tuesdays and volunteer to help out with the Air Force families but this week those going into the Air Force shipped on Monday!  I headed down and was surprised to meet several folks that I knew!

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^^ This guy was in one of my online support groups before he shipped and I got to meet him in person!  WooHoo!!

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And then…it just keeps getting better…I saw these two awesome guys!   I used to live right by CJ and his son Elijah so it was super cool to see them and totally unexpected! 

What surprises did you have today?

Stay awesome y’all! ~lisa

My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 87 – Fashion for the petite and curvy….

I love looking at outfit inspiration ideas but it’s tough finding the right look when you are short and chubby.  But I still love to look and my favorite sites are the ones that provide not only the ideas but the links to get them! 

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I recently came across OutfitPosts.com and they have some really great ideas. 

What are some of your favorite fashion blog sites?

Stay awesome y’all! ~lisa

My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 86 – This ain’t my first rodeo…parade….

Every year my town puts on a parade to mark the beginning of rodeo season!  This is the 58th year and featured horses, bands, and floats winding through downtown Mesquite, TX. 

So let the parade begin…

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This community wide event brings together the city and is enjoyed by many!

What fun things have you seen lately?

Stay awesome y’all!! ~lisa

My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 85 – In the Nick of time….

Nick flew back through Dallas and we were blessed to get to meet him for his layover again.  I just saw him the previous Sunday when he had that layover so it was really great to see him a second time! 

I have such awesome kids and they are doing wonderful things in their communities! 

Nick works for Habitat for Humanity and helps coordinate the volunteers. 

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And I got to meet Debbie (I hope I spelled that right) who works with Nick but I failed to get a pic. 

We had lunch at Mi Cocina and it was super yummy!

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Heading back to the airport…..so great seeing one of my sons! 

What awesome things did you do today?

Stay awesome y’all!! ~lisa

My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 84 – Splotchy black shirt….

I make my own laundry soap.  If you want to read about it and see the recipe I use then CLICK HERE.

We noticed that our dark clothing was looking splotchy.  And faded. 

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I am not sure what specific ingredient in my soap is causing this or why.  It looks awful and there are several shirts that are ruined like this. 

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Thoughts?  We’ve pretty much switched back to regular laundry soap and that is disappointing to say the least. 

Stay awesome y’all!! ~lisa

My 365 Photo A Day Project – Day 83 – Goodbye girl…

Well tonight I had to say goodnight to my middle triplet Sarah.  She was heading home to Washington and once again the house is quiet. 

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We had a great time together, made a lot of great memories, had some interesting conversations, did some awesome shopping and ate a lot of yummy food! 

Family time is important and I feel blessed to be able to spend a week with one of my kids. 

Have you had to say goodbye to anyone lately?

Stay awesome y’all!! ~lisa