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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Hello, I'm back!

Holy Mackerel where have I been you may ask. Well, my husband's retirement lead to getting Vermont home ready for the market, which involved 3 months of thinning out materialistic things and simplifing our "stuff" which was really hard. It was on the market for 6 months and we are still here, but loving our home as always. The size is wonderful for all our family, but we still want to down size, so come Spring it will be on the market again.

We had a wonderful stay in Martha's Vineyard for 5 months and enjoyed the beach, ocean, walks, gardening ad golfing. I'm enjoying my new outdoor sport but still not improving, maybe in another 3 years!

October we were back in our Vermont home and enjoying the gorgeous foliage and cool weather. Lots of catching up with friends, family and home. We hosted Thanksgiving, went to a beautiful family wedding and experienced another snow fall.

December is always exciting and my favorite time of year. Lots of decorating and festive times, fires in the fireplace, cozy nights and dinners. Christmas was celebrated for the first time at one of our daughter's homes. It was so fun and wonderful to be all together. My birthday was also celebrated due to being so close to Christmas. Just wonderful, "family is the best"!

Now here we are in the New Year 2017 and I have missed my blog so much, I couldn't let another year go by. I have missed all my blog friends, I hope you are still with me!

My Etsy shop is full now with crochet hooks, baby Button hats and fancy Pincushions. Please check me out at Etsy Shop. If you visit my shop, I thank you in advance❤

So here it is January 10th and JACK our beloved yellow lab is having ACL surgery tomorrow. He has been having issues for awhile with his right hind leg and it is time to do something. I'm a wreck but pray he will be fine. We have to travel to Burlington, Vermont (1.5 hours away) talk to doctor and then pick him up the next day. We are going to stay overnight in Burlington, a lovely city, and pick him up first thing in the morning. ( way to much information) hahahaha
I will keep you posted😊


Many thanks for popping over to my blog, I have a lot of catching up to go, so bear with me! Sending love, hugs and smiles to all of you!

xoRobin

Sorry but my computer will not allow me to get my photos, so I'm publishing this now and will try to figure it out🙁

13 comments:

  1. Hope all goes well with your dog, such a worry. We are trying to sort out all of our belongings due to a move it is so hard knowing what to keep.

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    1. Thank you mama... it is so hard to thin out, I'm sentimental so it is really difficult. Good luck to you!

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  2. Hello lovely Robin..it's so good to see you back here!! I can see how busy you have been. I hope your dear dog recovers well, such a worry when they have to be operated on. Your Christmas sounds wonderful, and it was lovely to read what you have been doing. Wishing you a wonderful 2017.
    Hugs Helen xox

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    1. Thank you Helen, it truly was a busy year full of adjustment and joy!

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  3. Lovely to see you back Robin...it has been a busy time for you!
    Poor Jack, wishing him a speedy recovery.
    Looking forward to hearing more from you in 2017.
    V x

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  4. Thank you Vivienne, thank goodness for Instagram!
    xo Robin

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  5. Hi dear Robin, what fun to see you back blogging. It's good to hear all the news and I really hope that Jack's surgery goes well.Looking forward to sharing our blogging adventures. As you well know I still struggle a bit for with IG but love our FF adventures ;0) Huge hugs xxx

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    1. Jane, so nice to be back, hopefully I will either get a new laptop computer or figure out why my iPad won't post photos!
      xo FF

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  6. Robin.. welcome back! I re-added your blog to my blog list. I lost my whole list a while back and have been re-building it one by one. I missed you! I hope you post more often. So, where do you want to move to? Sounds exciting! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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    1. Hi Teresa, not sure but probably Massachusetts closer to most of the kids. Vermont feels like home except the lack of family
      Thanks for adding me back
      xoR

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  7. Hi Robin, hooray you are back. You have been missed. YOur year sounds wonderful. Getting a house ready for the market is no easy task. Wishing Jack the speediest recovery ever.
    Meredith

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    1. Thanks Meredith! Hope LB is doing well xoxoRobin

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  8. Wow, you have been busy. I hope that everything goes well and that you enjoy what 2017 has to bring your way!

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