Wednesday, July 10, 2013

We Want To Know Wednesday: How's Your Summer So Far?

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Questions:

{no. 1} Show us in pictures how your Summer is going so far: 






{no. 2} What is one thing you are never too busy for? Spending time with my girls.  I love to take a break each afternoon, make a fresh pot of tea, and listen to them chatter about what's going on in their lives.

{no. 3} What were you doing 30 minutes ago? I'm so happy you asked!  I was working on my first challenge from this book:



Do you want to see my first challenge?  Sure you do!  It's a create your own sundae activity:

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This would be my dream sundae:  green tea ice cream, pineapple, and honey.

But since I'm trying to make healthier choices, I'll have this instead:


Pinkberry cherry yogurt, chocolate sprinkles, and strawberries


I will be working through this delightful Book of Doing.  I'll post my results from time to time.  The purpose of the book is to unlock creativity, and I really need it.  It will help me get out of my comfort zone a little, too.


{no. 4} What is the best advice you have ever received?  Hand your problem over to God and quit worrying about it!  I hardly ever follow that advice because I'm a worrier.  


{no. 5} Share some of your favorite quotes









Thank-you for hosting, Kenzie and Scriptor!

Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill

24 comments:

  1. It sounds like you and your family are having a good summer.



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  2. YOU ARE INVITED TO FOLLOW MY CHRISTIAN BLOG

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  3. The Book of Doing sounds like a great idea. I've never seen Green Tea ice cream but I will take your word on it :)

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  4. I like the quote from Disney--and really need to take it to heart. I worry too much about stuff.

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  5. I have never tried Green Tea Ice Cream... so intrigued, I'll have to find some!! :)

    I love that Disney quote too. I'm a worry-wart at heart. I need to be more aware of it, and remind myself of this quote more often!

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  6. I have a Barnes and Noble gift card and you just showed me what to get with it. I am going to order The Book of Doing.

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  7. Love your answers, Ricki Jill. Especially love the quotes at the end- xo Diana

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  8. Love that you have your afternoon tea and sit and chats with the girls.
    that is an amazing MOM.
    Your list of quotes are great!
    I so get the worrying thing, I am right there with ya. But learning to loosen the grip more and more everyday.
    Amy

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  9. I think I need to buy that book, and not by ordering it online...noooo, I need to go to the bookstore! (I went last week and only bought for the kids and am still hurting from the experience apparently)

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  10. LOVE that you all did so well at the horse show! Makes me think of my own riding days. We are having a blast this summer-loving the weather. Everything is growing in the garden. Food is tasting great and the hot tub is heated.

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  11. Alright I am going to comment a lot more on this after I am done grilling but I cracked up laughing at your favorite quote from Forest Gump. he he he

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  12. I love your summer pictures. I cannot help but smile when I see the ribbons and the picture of the horse. I love your advice... I too am a worrier, great advice. I cannot wait to see your creativity.

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  13. I love all of the wonderful quotes! And I'll look for that book! I love reading books that inspire and motivate...and get you going in different directions! Sweet hugs!

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  14. Thank you for the quote reminders. I can very well related with worrying too. I guess its a natural tendency for every member of the female populace. :)

    Have a great day Ricki! Enjoy summer with your smart and beautiful girls.

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  15. Hi RJ! Sounds like you've having a good summer and I loved the quotes at the end.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

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  16. I really enjoyed this Jill. Fun Q & A's and I loved the quotes!
    hugs,
    Jann

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  17. Love these Q & A's Ricki! So glad you are prioritizing time with your family. You will never regret that! wonderful quotes:)

    xxleslie

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  18. Yes, definitely looks like a good summer. And I love those new yogurt places. I always get taro with lots of strawberries and raspberries on top. So good! Thanks for linking up.

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  19. Love each and every one of those quotes. I think I will head down and get some yogurt now. xo Laura

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  20. So tell us what the book about "Doing" is all about.....

    I love Greek Yogurt and I just add things to the plain ---I have found some nice recipes on Pinterest to make it different flavors like cookie dough etc. I do think it is as good as ice cream , but when I add my own stuff it is less sweet for me.

    Hey, how do you follow people now that blogger doesn't have the google reader?

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  21. Hi Ricki,

    Sounds like your summer is going great! Wonderful quotes to live by. Thanks for stopping by my blog and beginning a follower. I'm following you too now.

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  22. After browsing through the pictures, I have to make a trip to the fridge...I'm hungry.
    I write a blog which I have entitled “Accordingtothebook” and I’d like to invite you to follow it. I’m your newest follower.

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  23. Ricki Jill,
    This is great. I'll be interested in your review of the Book of Doing when you've finished. It sounds promising.
    Karen

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  24. Oh, I like the concept of this book! Very interesting! Have a great weekend!
    Sherry

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