Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Ordinary Days Ahead - YAY!

 Hi Everyone!  I've been back from Disneyland for a few days, but I've been sort of busy granny-ing and doing my work for Bill.  Finally, some Magic Kingdom pics!  (Well, and some pretty strawberries, tulips, love dishes)

 We drove straight to Laguna Beach and Jenny loved the sand and cold ocean. 

 She bought lots of taffy at the sweet tourist shops. 
 Disneyland was beautiful again.  One of the days was an especially energy expensive venture - 20,000 steps for chubby ol' Pom Pom.  
 Jenny danced with Goofy.
 You can tell what Granny likes from the photos I took, can't you?

 What I loved most was the joyful time spent with our sweet daughters.  Aw!  It really was incredibly delightful. 

 The girls were happy to have their mommies home on Friday. 
 I splurged on tulips the other day.  It's very grey outside and the temps are freezing.  I ordered a warm fleece jacket and a cheap soft coat because I think the winter is going to be around a while.  

I hope your January has been good.  Now that I'm home for a long while I plan on placing some markers in my days.  This involves sitting at my desk because Timothy will take a lap if he sees even a small bit of space.  My sister and I are making notecards to remind us that we want to live very healthy lives.  I'm still reading the book of Romans.  I'm reading Thin Within again and my sweet friend Sondra and I are working through Jasona Brown's book Stone by Stone.  I'm reading Robinson Crusoe for book club.  It's kind of slow reading.  
I'm knitting on all of my UFO's (unfinished objects).  I think the days ahead are just ordinary days.  I like that, don't you?


NanaDiana said...

I'm with you. I like an 'ordinary day' and they don't happen often enough. Something is always in the works, it seems.
I love all your Disney pictures. I have always loved Disney and the architecture and buildings are just amazing. We are headed there with our son/grandson/dil before the winter is out. So much fun, isn't it? I think our Mr. Toad's Wild Ride has been replaced if I am not mistaken.
Have a great week of 'ordinary days'. xo Diana

Left-Handed Housewife said...

Oh, I loved that picture of Mary Poppins, but not as much as the picture of your beautiful self and your lovely daughters!

I'm doing the Whole30. I want to lose weight, but I also want more energy. I already miss my Saturday night pizza, though, and it's still days away from Saturday ...

Aside from today, it's been cool and gloomy here.

I love ordinary days, too!


Gumbo Lily said...

I like seeing Disney through your eyes. And I especially love the pic of you and your girls! You're beautiful!! I'm glad you get to have some Ordinary Days. I really do love them. I'm gearing up for a week of Grammy Days, keeping 3 girls while their mommy and daddy go to Mexico. Pray for me....if you think of me. Sending LOVE to YOU!

elizabeth said...

fun! sounds like you had a very nice time! like your pictures!!! it's always nice to be back home after too! :) have a great week!

Granny Marigold said...

I also love just plain ordinary days, especially if they're SUNNY days.

You and your daughters make a great trio. I enjoyed all the pictures. Have a great week!!

Amy at love made my home said...

So good to hear that you had such a great time and enjoyed it a great deal! You all look so happy and smiling which is wonderful! Hope you enjoy the days ahead with your plans of what is yet to come.

magsmcc said...

Do persevere with RC; I loved it so. It's funny, but that Minecraft game with which my boys were quite obsessed reminded me so very much of RC and his resourceful adventures. I am enjoying your tulips shots. It still feels a bit early for them here, but soon it will be my season for red tulips and hot cross buns- how our years turn on pretty domestic details!

I adore Disneyland- we have only been to Paris, and I'm not sure that if I ever afford to render us as far as your great states that theme parks will be top of the priority list, but I love the detail of the theming, and the jaunty music that makes you skip, and the child-like joy you can't help but feel!

Happy end of January, beautiful PP x

Marcie said...

Ordinary days are my favorite! I love your photo essay of your adventure with your girls. Especially love the architectural details (some awesome windows and wonky rooflines there!) and LOVE the happy faces. I bet the three of you radiated joy as you moved through the crowds. We need more of that in this world. Thank you for sharing!

Cat Lover said...

Hi Pom Pom, glad to see you back. What a wonderful time you had with your daughters! Looks like the weather was great too.
It has been grey and dreary here too. I noticed some tulips at the grocery store the other day too. Maybe I will pick some up next time Zi go shopping. Yours are beautiful!
Have a good week.

Sue McPeak said...

Yes, ordinary days are a good thing, although I did love seeing your extraordinary photos of Disneyland. My January has been a series of allergy events due to the cedar pollen. Without a good freeze it has wreaked havoc with the warm windy days. Looking forward to February!

happyone said...

Yes, I like ordinary days because that is what most of our days are. : )
Looks like a wonderful vacation.
Strawberries and cucumbers - I've never had the combination but it sure looks tasty not to mention colorful.

Kim said...

It sounds as if you and your daughters had the most marvelous time. Disneyland reminds me of the place of dreams. Oh how lovely to see Mary Poppins. So happy you bought a bunch of Tulips, they whisper that Spring is not too far away....for you. Ordinary days......they are lovely, though I seem to always find something of the extraordinary within them. =)

SpicingUpIdaho said...

A lovely splendid get-away for the three of you! Love the picture of you and the girls! Love the simple glimpses of beauty while you were there. And how wonderful to come back home to ordinary days with cheerful tulips :) Sounds like you have lots of good books to keep you busy, and always, those UFOs, lol! Enjoyed your post today :)

Debbie Harris said...

Aww...ordinary days...Sounds lovely.
I LOVED seeing your photos of the three of you on your trip, you look fresh with your bright yellow jacket!
Thank you for sharing the photo's of Disney Land they brought back memories of the days we have gone as a family.
I think tulips are a great way of bringing joy into the home on those gray days. Enjoy them!
Nice to see you back~

Kezzie said...

I love your Disney photos, especially Mary Poppins in her posh frock!! I do smile at your Timothy tales... what exactly IS taffy???x

Elizabethd said...

Such fun doing things with daughters. You all looked very happy.

Farm Girl said...

I love all of your beautiful pictures! What a nice time! 20,000 steps that is awesome! I love all of the yummy colors you have here. It makes me so happy.

Lisa Richards said...

So glad you had such a wonderful time with your girls!
Yes, ordinary days are pretty wonderful,too! :)
I'm doing pretty well with my healthy eating. My best to you in that regard.
And now...it's lunch time! :)

Kit said...

So glad you had such a great time in Disneyland! I love your pics. We just arrived home yesterday. I am tired but we had such a wonderful time. :) Kit

krishna said...

you had a great time.. we visited Disneyland 4 years bak on our son's 4th birthday.. :)

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Heather LeFebvre said...

Ordinary days are so good!!! That's what January is supposed to be for!! :) Or winter for that matter....how fun to go with your daughters to Disney!!!! I've been buying hyacinths whenever I can. I LOVE their scent.

M.K. said...

I LOVE ordinary days and want many, many more of them! So glad you had a fun trip with your girls to Disney :) I'm thinking I'd love something like that with my two girls someday. Cute photos of you three!!! I hope it's not too cold for you for much longer. I bet those jackets were on sale!!! :) We are warmer here -- back and forth, back and forth, gradually warming. Enjoy your knitting, Pom!