Sunday, December 7, 2008

Weekend Wrap Up

The Helping Hands Project:

I've thoroughly enjoyed reading posts on the Helping Hands Project. There's a lot of good will going on out there. Two posts that really touched my heart and inspired me were Mama Dawg's and Pam's over at The McEwan's. Go check them out. It will give you that warm fuzzy feeling.

I always want to give to Toys for Tots, but their deadline sometimes comes up before I can go shopping. This year, I mailed in a contribution. They also have a website.

Thanksgiving and Living: The Days, Final Chapter (Really)

Hanging out in beach chairs reading books and magazines.
Or just sitting.
Or talking.
Our spot on the beach.

Stalking four of my friends as we take a walk on the beach.

I meant to decorate for Christmas this weekend. But I didn't. Ah. Well. It will all get done eventually.

25 comments:

thistle said...

i think my sister would love to spend her Thanksgiving here...just chatting on the phone with her and she was mentioning Mexico with that wistful tone in her voice...she does love her little trips to the sunny climes.

We were actually discussing a hot buttered rum recipe that uses ice cream in the base, so how we got to discussing Mexico, one can only imagine :)

Pseudonymous High School Teacher said...

thistle - you should post the hot buttered rum recipe. I've never had one. Maybe it goes yummy with SMB's White Trash treats.

only a movie said...

I wonder if they are the same white trash treats we make? I will have to check her blog.

Cute post. I did not decorate this weekend, either. The box is still sitting there, waiting for me...

Happy Monday.

Vodka Mom said...

can I come over? Just for the weekend??

Just B said...

What is it about the view of the ocean? Just does something for the soul.

You really inspired me with the Helping Hands project. I'll have a post about it this week. Thanks...

Pseudonymous High School Teacher said...

Movie- how's that? Two white trash treats out there. And as for decorating, at least you got the box down.

vodka mom - debbie wants to come with you if you do.

b- I agree, very soulful. Someday I hope to live with some blue in my view.

Mama Dawg said...

As much as I like a chilly T-day and cold Xmas, I'll gladly take your "backyard" any day.

Glad you enjoyed my post. We're already working on the next year's haul.

Kristan said...

Love that last shot of your four friends!

mommaof4wife2r said...

i thought i was going to like you, but now i don't. you were at the beach and i am in snow! no fair! thanks for stopping by my blog today! and i'mm gonna check out ur friends blog!

McEwens said...

Hey, Thanks for the shout out!

I would LOVE to be on the beach instead of driving in the snow.... if you ever want a winter vacation maybe we could switch houses for the week

Kristina P. said...

Wow, I wish I could have spent my TG there!

And I think I'm doing something for Helping Hands this week.

The Blonde Duck said...

It looks like you had a great time!

Queen Bee said...

It snows here at least three times a week and you're on the beach. I'm very jealous.

Smart Mouth Broad said...

Helping Hands has really taken off. I love it.

Your Thanksgiving looks like heaven on earth. Great photos.

@Thistle-Yes, recipe, please

Tricia said...

Thanks for the Helping Hands links, I'm headed over to read the posts.

It's been unseasonably cold where I live, and that beach looks divine!

nothingfancy1 said...

Great photos!!!

LiLu said...

So jealous... today is "super warm!"

... it might reach 50.

silverdot said...

I'm very jealous of your beach pics. :) I will go check out helping hands posts.

goodfather said...

Whoa, 'Helping Hands' has got LEGS! Awesome. Great pics! Looking forward to your Christmas deco too ;).

Pseudonymous High School Teacher said...

I won't be doing much blog decorating - don't have your skills GF

KJ said...

Beautiful pics. Makes me want to trek down south, out to the coast, have a few beers...

Enjoyed surfing your site.

KJ
www.nanadiaries.com

Rhea said...

I might never decorate for Christmas if I had a beach in my backyard like yours. wow.

Eudea-Mamia said...

I've always believed that the lucky souls that get to live at the beach must have been very good in a previous life.

I'm guessing you were a saint.

Come on over for my open house - for each comment I receive, I'm donating one nonperishable item to my local food bank. A small helping hands project.

Em

Christie said...

Love the beach photos. Don't worry about the decorating, it will get done...eventually.

Me, You, or Ellie said...

The beach in December is a good, good thing. And *way* better than decorating. Just sit on the beach and put a wreath on your head -- that's what I would do.

Ellie