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A Pretty Picture

When you see a photograph of yourself what’s the first thing you notice? How nice your hair looks? The twinkle in your smile?

Or the wrinkles on your face that weren’t there last year? The muffin top that crept over the top of your jeans?

I’m my own worst critic. I’m not alone. As women finding flaws with ourselves is a past time we engage in all too frequently. Self deprecation is something we are well versed in and use often. How often do you see a beautiful picture of a friend and hear her say, “Look at my [insert self insult here]! Oh delete that!”

I’ll be in pictures when I lose 10 pounds. I’ll be in photos when my gray hairs are colored. I’ll be in pictures when I …


Last week Dr. Evil took this. I had no idea he was taking my picture.

For the first time in a long time….I smiled at a photo of myself.


Change is good.

Make the change. Find a picture and see yourself. Notice the happy. You are beautiful and you are cherished.

What do you think? Let me know.

Gorgeous…..with a side of Top 10

My niece got married last weekend.  The  spawn were all in the wedding.

Here’s a list of our weekend : Top 10 Style.

1.  We ‘re going to Iowa.  But not to Grannie’s house.  But to Iowa.  But not to Grannie’s house.  Clear?  Not yet?  Okay once again, we’re going to Iowa but not to Grannie’s house

2.  No, we’re not in Iowa yet.  We left home 15 minutes ago.  We’re still in Wisconsin.

3.  No, the wedding is not tonight.  The rehearsal is.  No the rehearsal is not the actual wedding.  No, you do not wear your dresses or high heels to the rehearsal.

4.  Yes, we’ll swim at the water park in the hotel.  No, the hotel is not near Grannie’s house.  No, we’re not going to Grannie’s house.

5.  Yes, you’ll see Mandi and the Scallywag tonight.  No, they’re not married yet.  No, the wedding is tomorrow.  Yes, the rehearsal is tonight.  No the wedding and the rehearsal are not the same thing.

6.  Yes, Julie is doing your hair.  Tomorrow.  For the wedding.  No, not tonight for the rehearsal.  Because it doesn’t need to be done for the rehearsal.  No, Mandi won’t be wearing her dress tonight either.

7.  Yes, you can eat what you want at the rehearsal AND wedding.  No, they’re not at the same time.

8.  Okay – here goes.  Do what they say okay?  No, you can’t walk down with Mandi.  Yes, they’ll tell you what to do.

9.  DON’T TOUCH YOUR HAIR!  Don’t spill on your dress.  SMILE.


10.  Yes……she is a beautiful princess.  Yes, they’re in love.  Yes, they’re married forever.  (hugs)


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EJ out – to fly to SEATTLE!!!!


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