Happy Friday!

by , posted on August 9th, 2013 in Features




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Today, I sent the kids to camp Grandma + Grandpa. They’ll be gone for a week. I should probably be excited to have this time, but I can’t help feeling melancholy. This is the longest we’ve ever been away from each other. I know it will be good for the kids and my parents. They’ll spend the week bonding and doing all sorts of fun things, but, the house won’t be the same without those two.

So what are you up to this weekend? Anything fun? Dave and I are going to grab a bite to eat and maybe see a movie. He has a shoot this weekend, so I’ll be puttering around solo for a bit. Maybe I’ll squeeze in some reading.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

Here are some things that recently caught my eye…

Thinking a lot about these 9 women and if they relate to this

Loving the stuff PBS Digital Studios is putting out like this and this

Give A Child A Shot@Life

This Pinhole Press giveaway ends at midnight tonight. Run over and enter!

How cool is this? Two bloggy friends finally meet!

Ride the Peace Train

Sweet activity for kids heading off to school

It’s party time!

Pre-ordered a copy of this

And I just happen to have some lavender. Cheers


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6 Responses to “Happy Friday!”

  1. julia Says:

    August 9th, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    loved your links. women’s success “later” in life is encouraging. And the blogging friends meeting in person–love! hope you have a good weekend, enjoy the quiet :)

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    Jennifer Cooper Reply:

    So encouraging! Like, “you know what? I may just be getting started at 40, 50, or 60 years old.”

    And thanks Julia, I’m going to try and enjoy it.

    xo

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  2. bp Says:

    August 9th, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    Quite the round up! I particularly like the article about the nine women, just like Julia (comment above). I am definitely working towards my own new goals and am hitting another decade very soon. I am ready to channel these ladies and BRING IT! Thanks for sharing the encouraging post!!! Hope your weekend and kid free week are full of unexpected joys! Happy Friday!

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    Jennifer Cooper Reply:

    I’m right there with you! Who knows what the future holds? Let’s imagine it’s something wonderful.

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    bp Reply:

    I love that! I am a total optimist too! Prepared or not, I am always open to a future holding some kind of wonderful!

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  3. Helen Says:

    August 13th, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    I hope you have had a fun week without the kids – those lights up in the garden make total sense now!

    Thanks for including my link – what a great weekend.

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