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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

Today was a fantastic day, this morning it was sunny with temps in the high 80’s and I was on vacation hanging with my oldest son.  There were a few things that we needed to get done including him renewing his driver’s license.  I can’t believe it’s been 4 years already and next month he’ll be celebrating his 21st birthday – God is Good!

All that closet cleaning Saturday and I could not find one pair of decent shorts…oh well, time to hit up GW Boutique this weekend!  I decided to wear an old pair of capris instead of a sundress and found them to be just as comfortable.

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vacation day in may 067Multitasking as usual with mobile and iPad

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Glasgow  County Park was filled with walkers and joggers but I was just there for the scenery

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Changed into flats from DSW

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Gazebo in Glasgow

After a doc appointment I stopped in at Rugged Wearhouse and saw some of the cutest purses, but resisted the urge to make a purchase!  It was a good vacation day in May.

Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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The Java House Café in Middletown recently hosted two books signings for local authors.  The first one was on Saturday with Richelle N. Rodgers, author of Forever Growing A Journey of Trust.  This autobiography gives you insight into her life which is filled with joy and sadness as well as near death experiences by both she and her husband, but her strong faith and trust in God has given her more than the world has taken.

Richelle is Philadelphia native presently residing in Elkton, Maryland with her husband of 38 years and is a grandmother of triplets.  Her passion for empowering others to be the best they can be in their relationship with God is prevalent throughout the book.  As a Franchise Consultant in both the Museum and Insurance industries as well as an Independent Contractor for CCI, she has had the opportunity to travel outside of the United States including trips to Bosnia and Italy.  Richelle is currently a Lay Prayer Associate and an Eucharistic Minister and Lector at her church.

Richelle has dedicated her life in helping others and as a Vietnam Vet is currently working on a Women Veteran Leadership Awards Symposium to be held in DC this fall.

The book is also available as an eReader at both www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble and a schedule of book signings can be found at www.richellerodgers.com.

It took 3 years of prayer and the encouragement from family and friends for this book to become the first in what I believe will be a successful career of an Inspirational author.

 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart.” – Proverbs 3:5

Author Richelle Rodgers

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Book Signing

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Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday

‘Ole Man Winter is finally giving up with temps rising every day this week, by Good Friday all the snow should be melted. Yesterday schools dismissed early so kids in the neighborhood had a chance to play in the snow, 1 house even made a family of snow people including a dog, it was so cute.

I miss not having little guys anymore and hate to see kids that are too attached to electronics. I’ve seen toddlers in grocery carts playing with their parent’s iPhones or iPads.   I don’t know about you but sometimes I just want to go outside and play!  Growing up we were up and out early riding bikes, jumping Double Dutch, playing Jacks, BoxBall, Hop Scotch, Red Light Green Light 1-2-3, Freeze Tag, all kinds of outside games.

I truly miss those times – what were some of your favorite childhood games?

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Top – Boscov’s // Khaki Skirt – GW Boutique (Goodwill) // Christian Siriano for Payless pumps // bracelet, earrings and necklace – jewelry box

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Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Monday

I hope you all had a good weekend, mine was nice and it started with a Transformation Bonfire at church Friday night, where we all witnessed a Meteorite.  I had just put away my iPad after taking pictures of the bonfire so didn’t get a chance to capture it, did you see it?  We were outside in the cold so the songs, prayers and Sermonette was short, and it ended with an unburdening. We were encouraged to write down anything that we wanted to be released from and then cast it into the fire.  Only hours before I was informed that my Aunt has passed, she had been suffering with emphysema for years and God finally released her from her pain and suffering – RIP Aunt Myrtle.

We woke up this morning to a Wonderful Winter Wonderland…Spring will just have to wait a little longer.  Although it is very pretty to look at it wasn’t so pretty to drive in, it took 2 hours to get to work and it’s still snowing so it will be a long commute home.

Today’s outfit had to be changed from a skirt and blouse to pants and top for a casual and comfortable Monday.

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Winter Wonderland

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Closet staples – pants, top and boots

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‘Ole  Man Winter is not giving up without a fight!

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Snow flakes on the face – lol

Leaving for work

Linking up today with YOLO Monday – join in and meet a few new bloggers.

Have a wonderful afternoon – Smooches!

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Hello friends and Happy Tuesday.  I hope and pray that anyone who was affected by Hurricane Sandy are now home safe and sound resting comfortably.  We didn’t suffer any damage due to the high winds or heavy rains and for that I say, Thank You Jesus!!!   We did however, lose power for an hour so my sons and I huddled around the iPad to watch Chicago Fire. As soon as the power was restored they scattered back to their video games, oh well, at least we had a little time together!

Cold weather storms are definitely diet blowers and we ate far more than we should have, so this poncho is covering the results.   We had an appointment this afternoon and it was nice to get out of the house, cabin fever is no joke.

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I love fall clothes that you can just throw on in dreary weather especially when they cover the results of overeating!

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Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

Hello friends and Happy Hump Day Wednesday.  I am still playing catch up after a busy yet fun filled 3 day-weekend.  I was off on Friday so after my mammogram I went to the nail salon and then to Rugged Wearhouse for gear to wear to Sunday’s Breast Cancer Awareness walk.  Saturday was Homecoming at my Alma Mater Delaware State University, the classes of the ’80’s were in full force, I saw people that I hadn’t seen since graduating in 1983.  The icing on the cake was the beautiful weather for the entire weekend – God is truly good!

Shift Dress – Burlington Coat Factory// Jones New York Blazer – Goodwill// Pumps – Ross

The weather has shifted, so this sleeveless shift dress is covered with a blazer

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Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!


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