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April 23, 2017

My Everyday Life: Week 16

Here’s what this past week looked like- My Everyday Life Week 16

We spent some of Cooper’s spring break in Monterey Dunes.

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We were right on the beach.

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It was sunny the first day and then rainy the next few.

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The light in the place we stayed was unbelievable.

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I mean….

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The sunset during dinner time.

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My mom made her linguine + clams!

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The light in the morning.

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Out to lunch at Phil’s Fish Market

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Definitely his.

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A walk by the Monterey Aquarium.

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Stopped on the side of the road for strawberries + fried artichokes.

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Introvert time.

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The color always blows my mind.

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Mussels are my favorite

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I love my sister-in-law.

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Whiskey time. Thank you, brother.

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Happy hour is an hour I excel at.

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We take vacationing seriously.

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I feel like I could be friends with the people whose house we stayed at based on their place settings. Also, I can see my brother’s foam roller under the table. HAHAHAAA.

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Easter dinner on the coast.

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The blue of the night in the window above.

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Toothbrushes that light up are our favorite.

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We draw at restaurants. No iPads on the table. EVER. That’s my rule.

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This bunny can’t hear you.

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My boys.

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LIVING THE LIFE.

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Adventure.

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I love when people make things on the beach.

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Trip into Monterey.

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R E L A X E D

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Here comes the rain.

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My dad has the most beautiful hair.

 

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Coastal Succulents.

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Guestbook drawings.

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My parent’s in their zones.

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Sleepy head.

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Selfie.

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Storm is brewing.

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It’s funny to be driven around by your parents when you’re an adult.

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Calamari Parmesan at Monterey’s Fish House. SUPREME!

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The buds were closed due to the rain.

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Gracious living.

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From the vacation back into baseball mode.

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On the bleachers with my art buddy, Lila.

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Cooper wrote this to Joy.

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Best outfit I saw all week.

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Trip to the post office. NEW STAMPS!

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BLOSSOM LITTER.

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Getting samples at Macy’s. The lady let me label my own containers.

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“Mom, will you make this your home screen?”

 

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A random flower!!

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READING: At Home in the World by my friend Tsh.

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CAT!

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Sometimes you just need to buy yourself SUNFLOWERS.

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ROASTED STRAWBERRIES!

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BEST FRIENDS FOREVER.

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Up close.

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And personal.

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Eight is pretty great.

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Adventures in the neighborhood.

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Those eyeballs. DANG BOY.

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On a plane!! TO NASHVILLE

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Time in Denver.

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GET ME OFF THE PLANE ALREADY.

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THE LAST WORD.

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ALWAYS AND FOREVER EVEN THOUGH IT HURTS.

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Assembly line action.

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Joy made her cinnamon rolls from her new book- Over Easy at the Country Living Magazine Fair.

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More soon!

HERE'S MORE OF MY EVERYDAY LIFE ON SHUTTERBEAN.COM

Week 16 in 2016

Week 16 in 2015

Week 16 in 2014

Week 16 in 2013

Week 16 in 2012

Week 16 in 2011 

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April 21, 2017

I LOVE LISTS

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Welcome to I LOVE LISTS!! Let’s see what happened on the internet this week:

  1. Hello, dream jacket.
  2. Did I already post this California super bloom? Well, here it is again!
  3. A new way to make granola- GRANOLA BARK! 
  4. If you need to motivate someone to deal with their clutter…
  5. This grilled cheese is a Spring dream! 
  6. What’s the deal with the unicorn frap??? and mermaid toast too!!
  7. Dream garden…..sigh
  8. Mistakes that candy companies have made. Blast from the past!
  9. Apparently, my food choices make me 54 years old. 
  10. These bean burritos look fab. Gonna add them to our meal prep.
  11. Kitchen tip! Toast your sugar.
  12. What happens when kids babysit pets.
  13. My daughter is a Tomboy.
  14. What does it mean when a celebrity chef disappears? 
  15. I want to run away to this.
  16. This just makes me want pizza. 
  17. This makes me uncomfortable. Leave food out of my washing machine.
  18. Casey and I are both self-employed. 
  19. Will we all eat bugs one day? Maybe.
  20. Dear, Camp Wandawega– I WANT TO VISIT YOU SO BAD!
  21. Whaaaaaaaat am I looking at? I like it.

 

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April 19, 2017

Penne with Pistachio Mint Pesto

Celebrate Spring goodness with a bowl of Penne with Pistachio Mint Pesto. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Spring!! Spring makes me want pesto for some reason.

Celebrate Spring goodness with a bowl of Penne with Pistachio Mint Pesto. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Pesto and peas and leeks and leftover Easter candy….

Celebrate Spring goodness with a bowl of Penne with Pistachio Mint Pesto. Find the recipe on Shutterbean.com

Let’s celebrate all of Spring’s goodness with a bowl of this Penne with Pistachio Mint Pesto. It’s fortified with sauteed leeks and peas and topped with fresh pea sprouts and a heavy dose of Parmesan. Don’t have peas or pea sprouts? Throw some asparagus in there!

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