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A Busy Week!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Happy Thursday, My Lovelies!  This week has been filled with fun activities.  Shelley and I went on a quick field trip to Atlanta to buy fun art supplies.  We've also been creating lovely stuff for her dorm room:  Shelley heads back to college Tuesday!  On Wednesday morning of next week, I'll wake up an empty nester for the first time in almost twenty-five years.  :)

I love spending time in the art studio with my favorite younger daughter!

I'm extending both giveaways from last week until tomorrow morning.  Shelley will select both winners based on your comments, so if you haven't entered yet you should!  I will announce both winners on tomorrow's Literary Friday post.

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. RJ you will miss having the girls home and their coming and goings but with weekends and holidays you will have to look forward to you will be fine! Hugs...........

  2. Hi Ricki,
    My husband and I became empty nesters in June after 28 years of having kids living in the house. We have four children, quadruplets, and they are all living on their own now. I like not having to clean and cook so much, but I don't like not having to clean and cook so much. It's definitely bittersweet. I am looking forward to the house being filled with grandchildren!

  3. Empty-nesting is a little weird at first, but then you realize you have so much time to do what YOU want to do. And then you think -- hmm -- this is pretty good!

  4. Wow, I will be praying for you RJ. I know this time is fast approaching for me as well.
    I love the photo.

  5. what a wonderful way to spend your last days together! Empty nesting is tough for a while, but I promise you will eventually love it!

  6. Sounds like a fun way for the two of you to spend her last few days before she heads off to college.

  7. great way to spend time i do the same, love creative art


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