My Weekly Smile; April 15, 2020

THE SUN! Makes me SMILE πŸ˜€

What a difference a week makes! I had to look back at last weeks smile partly because when I looked at my stats, last weeks smile was viewed and read by many, and so I thank you all for the reads. I also am grateful and thankful for all who comment. It was so wet last week, so much rain. This week is sunny and bright! The sun has finally decided to stay for awhile and I can’t tell you how happy the sun makes me feel. I think this is true for us all, we all need the sun!! I have a lot to SMILE about this week!

My smile this week also goes to my family. Sunday was a fabulous day as I was able to video chat with my family in Arizona. Oh my, it was THE BEST MEDICINE in these times. I laughed so much as my grand daughter was so entertaining! She watches her mama put on makeup and she gave her some so now she has her own. Her mama also watches makeup videos and so Alice was explaining how to put the makeup on! She did a great job considering, but had me in stitches as she applied eye makeup to only one eye, and blush to one cheek and lip gloss. I suppose you had to be there, makes me giggle just thinking about it!

I am really blurry, so much so I took myself out of one photo. I think I like seeing both of us though as you can see how much fun we have together!

She is so adorable, I can’t say enough about being able to spend time with family even remotely! Baby Teddy was very sleepy. He opened his eyes literally for a minute before dosing back into mama’s arms. I didn’t get a good photo of him this time, such a little guy but just as adorable as ever. Of course I am prejudice as ever, loving my grand babies, I’m in grandma heaven! ❀ ❀ ❀

The next day, Monday April 13th was my hubby’s birthday! We ordered an early dinner from a nice restaurant and he bought a pie too. We are continuing the celebration of birthday week as I made a chocolate cake today which I will frost after it cools. The next day April 14th was my daughter’s birthday! We video chatted and she was able to celebrate with her best friend who she also works with so they see each other every day. I am so thankful her friend was able to make her birthday a special day, and these birthday’s will be longed remembered – Birthday’s – during a pandemic.

Happy Birthday, Love You! I can’t wait until I can come and visit, hopefully soon!

I want to continue my smile post with more things I found to smile at which includes the flowers I like to share that I found on my walk this morning. The sun hitting them as it rose in the sky. I am trying to motivate myself to get to Home Depot to buy some starters for my container garden. At one point some weeks ago there was long lines to get in and I totally understand why as they were only letting in so many at a time. I will have to set aside half of my day just to buy or shop for what I’d like to plant, my how things have changed. Praying for a return to normal, for us all.

On my walk this morning! That’s the morning sun making flowers bright and beautiful!
Same flowers from above but really close up! This is my phones “live focus” feature. ❀

I will end with the last photo my son sent to me of the brothers. For those of you who follow my blog, these kitties were split up (in my family, different houses) and then reunited. I have the sister kitties which I share often and are doing great! I hope this week finds you well. What makes you smile? There must be one thing or some things? I am staring out my front window of snow peaked mountains, as the snow has not melted away yet from last weeks storms. The world is a beautiful place, the plants blooming from spring rain, and we all need to stay strong as we can get through this and we can do it with a smile! πŸ˜€

Brothers πŸ˜€

Smiling, happy, grandma!

~Diana

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14 thoughts on “My Weekly Smile; April 15, 2020

  1. I was so happy to see the brothers happily united again. And you are lucky to have the sun. As I type this there is a snow storm. It is not too cold , only about a degree above freezing but we keep having these snow “showers”. Flakes whirling around and landing. Then the sun comes out and then goes in and then another shower of snow. Bizarre! But it is what it is. The chocolate cake sounds yummy! Can you eat “virtual” cake? I guess not. More’s the pity. Have a good week Diana. Oh ….I loved your granddaughter! What a cutie!

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    1. Thank you so much Anne for your WONDERFUL comments! Those snow “showers” do sound unusual. At least the sun comes out now and again for you there! And oh, how I wish I could share cake, here’s a virtual piece! 🍰
      Have a great rest of your week!! 😍❀️🀠

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  2. Thank you so much Xenia!! I’m so grateful for your friendship and your kind words. My hubby is having a good birthday week considering! 😍 Have a wonderful rest of your week too! And Love from my house to yours. πŸ’–

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  3. Glad you got some sun! Happy birthday to all involved. Cool that you had such a great chat with your granddaughter πŸ™‚ I hope you are having a wonderful week and that it continues to go well πŸ™‚

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    1. Thanks a bunch! We are drying out nicely. And thanks for the birthday wishes. Can’t wait to cut into that chocolate cake today! 🍰 and yes, this week is turning out great. Hope you have a great week too! πŸ˜„

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  4. Sunshine yay, it warms the soul & the bones doesn’t it. Love that you can at least see your beautiful fam via technology. LOve birthdays much happiness & merriness to them both. Such adorable fun doing the make up. Its amazing how far a little giggle here & there goes. Have a fantastic weekend & I hope its shiney fun in every way.

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    1. YES!! Sunshine! And the best week in awhile! Thank you for the bestest comments sweet friend! ❀️ I hope as we go into this weekend that it’s a good one for you and me both!! 🌞🌷🌻🌺❀️

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    1. AWE thank you so much for your kind words! I’m glad you enjoyed my smile, and yes, I Love that Kitty photo courtesy of my son in Arizona. That’s where those Kitty brothers live. Thank you for the follow too!! β€οΈπŸ˜€πŸ₯°

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