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My Happy List

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

My Happy List
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Sorry that this post is so late!  I've only been home today for about an hour.  

My Happy List

1.   I am so blessed to have wonderful friends.  I had a great time today with my friend and sorority sister Fran.  We went antiquing!  :D  I found something very special that I'll share with you later this week.  We've had the outing planned for several weeks, and I'm happy I went in spite of recent events. I needed to do something happy and positive!

2.   I'm happy that the girls have started back to school.  Shelley started Monday and Shanley resumes classes tomorrow.  Both girls are very happy about where they are, and I couldn't be happier for them!

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Shanley Belle and two of her senior sisters lead the new Delta Zeta pledge class out of Bryant-Denny Stadium to Sorority Row.  Shanley Belle is on the far left.

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Shelley's first day at her new high school.  Shelley is attending a Montessori School this year, and we are so happy about the school!

3.   Blog friends are the best!  I received some goodies lately in the mail.  I'm always blown away by the kindness and generosity of bloggers!

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I love the pretty little tassel made by Patti @ Pandora's Box.  I will enjoy it this autumn in the art studio on the antique armoire.  Isn't it so, so cute!

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Ginger @ Small Town, USA sent me these Smash Journal goodies.  YAY!!!!  I like the eco style of the journal, and I can't wait to commence smashing it!  ;P

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Karen @ Kaerie Faerie made this adorable doll that I won on her giveaway for the Mad Tea Party.  I don't know what her name is, but she's keeping me company in the art studio!

4.   Shanley is coming home this weekend, and we are having some mother/daughter time.  We want to see City of Bones: it will be released this week.  Happy!

I hope you'll share your happy with me this week!  Please link-up your happy posts!

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. Nice features! Enjoy the movie with your lovely daughter...I'm so happy you girls are spending time together soon! Thanks for the cool party.
    Big hugs,

  2. I am so Happy you made it out with your friend today! It is nice to know you are enjoying yourself. Yay for the girls having a good start for their new school year. You have such beautiful girls.

  3. I love your happys! I am so glad that this is going to be a good school year-especially for Shelley. What fun things you got through the mail. The doll looks like a Flossie to me!;>) xo Diana

  4. I have never done a Happy List link and I think I will try to remember to do so next week.

    I L O V E the name Shanley. Where did you come up with it and where does she go to school?

  5. Seriously, I send a lousy postcard in the midst of you getting all of that awesomeness in the mail? I am so glad you still have a happy list this week. Sounds like it has been a tough one! xoxoxo

  6. Looking forward to seeing what you picked up while antiquing today. It's refreshing to spend time with great friends even when life is less than optimal.

    School starting....sigh...we start next week. I've been doing lots of preparing this summer. I never really feel ready for the new year until the kids are in the building. Until then there is unlimited room for fussing.

  7. Just seeing your happy girls would make any mother happy. They are beautiful! Your new treasures are definitely happiness gifts. Each one guaranteed to make one smile. Glad you enjoyed your day antiquing. ;-)

  8. I like your list. Back to school time is always wonderful for many reasons. You'll have to keep us posted about Shelley's school. Hope she loves it!!

    I have to check out those Smash books.

  9. Such a good happy list! Your daughters are just lovely, it proves you're such a good mother!

  10. I see you switched schools. I'm so glad for you and Shelley. And Shanley Belle with her lovely dress looks so pretty. You have such beautiful girls, RJ. I haven't linked up because my editor is out of town. When Dan gets home tomorrow I'll have him proof my post. I love tassels and want to learn to make them.

  11. I am so glad you love the smash stuff and hope you will have fun and enjoy. I'm very happy to hear about Shelley's new school. Yay! The girls look great and grown! I feel old, lol!

  12. I'm glad all is well & the girls are happy with their schools. I hope they both have very successful years!

  13. I like your happy list I would tell you what makes me happy but right no I can't think of anything..........ok there is Summer who is on the floor near me tearing up the phone book.........

  14. Ricki Jill,
    I'm enjoying time with my granddaughter and our son and darling DIL so I won't link but I always love your happy points.

  15. I'm behind on my SMASH book. I have LOTS of time to finish it now.

    I'm really really really happy that one of my dear friends won my giveaway.

  16. What a fun post! Hanging with a friend, kids that are excited about school, some really nice gifts! Great friends! And that doll is so cute! It's just so different, I think is awesome!


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