Monday, April 3, 2017

~A Peek Into Our Spring Break Week~

Lauren went to spend the week in Lawrence with her grandparents.  She had a very nice time.  This is a photo of Lauren and my mother.  I love them both so very much.  They came and picked her up, and brought her home, so I got to see my parents two weekends in a row!!!
My parents stopped at my brother Matt's house and picked up Liam, so that he and Justin could spend some time together.  They have a lot of fun.
Steven and I went on our out and about day, and he took me to Yoder to the Carriage Crossing for brunch.  I love how they serve a small loaf of bread with a sweet cinnamon butter.  I got my normal fried chicken with baked potato and baked beans.  Yummmm!!!
  I saw this mug, and I thought how strange they had an I love New York mug in an Amish community.  Then I looked closer, and had to laugh!
We picked up a jar of jam and a loaf of bread, before we left.
Sweet Lauren picked out this little lamb for sweet Lilah.  I guess she likes it quite a lot.  Lauren says she likes little things that aren't too large.  What a darling little sweetie pie.
Speaking of sweet...I told my sister Lori that Tristyn and I will have a dance at his wedding.  I selected a song by Enya that I used to play when he napped as a baby.  I told her I am going to cry and so she purchased me her favorite water proof mascara to wear for the wedding.  She is so sweet and thoughtful to me.  I am blessed to have her for a sister.

 This is one of my favorite things.  I purchased some hand knit cotton dish rags from Etsy.  I truly love them.  They are so much nicer to use than my regular dish rags.  I love that even though I can not knit, thanks to Etsy, I can enjoy such a item.
 Megan and I went to lunch and then to dinner on a mother, daughter day.  We also purchased items so that she could make slime.  Steven took a day off of work, so that he and Justin could enjoy a father, son day.  They went bowling, out to eat and skating, then he played video games with Justin.  We all had a nice time.
  In my living room right now, I am burning my Peeps candle by Yankee.  I purchased Yankee's drop in hurricane, and I love it.  My coffee table is so large that a single candle on it's own did not look right.  Now thanks to this drop in, I can burn any candle I like!
I like to melt a companion wax along with my Yankee candles, because they have a pretty light throw.  This is the combo wax I am melting with my Peeps candle.  They smell so yummy together! 
 This morning our little home is a typical Monday house.  Meaning it is a mess!!!  I have been deep cleaning.  I scrubbed the tub and sinks.  I took my shower curtain down and am washing it.  I took a little coffee break and enjoyed some Youtube.  Now, I have to get back to cleaning.  I just have so much to do today.  I hope everyone has a nice week.  Hugs.  Juli


  1. Such a fun post. I love the picture of your Mom and Lauren. It is so nice that they could spend time together. I see that you were at one of my very favorite places. The food is delicious and I love the little gift shop. Your Mother/Daughter time and Dad/Son time out and about is such a wonderful way to have special time with your children. I can only imagine how sweet your home must be with your wax melts. It is always nice to have some quiet time. Enjoy your afternoon and evening. Hugs ♥ Teri

  2. Love that Candle!!!
    I also love the Jellybean one!
    Your house looks wonderful...
    I need to get around to the tubs. Ugh.
    Have a cozy evening, my friend.
    Chilly here!

  3. I never thought to melt two tarts together in one melter. I must try that this week. The Amish store looks like a lovely place to visit.

    Lastly, Enya....definitely crying material :).