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Hi! I'm Billie Jo, a wife to one and mother to four who loves all things home and family. During the day I homeschool, do laundry, and drink way excessive amounts of coffee. I would much rather read than exercise, and I am blessed to live the life I dreamed of.
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Random Photos And More May Birthdays!
















May is all about birthdays around here! We celebrated Nicolas' first birthday in America with Peyton's famous apple pie! An American favorite adorned with Danish flags~Appropriate right?

We also celebrated my beautiful, awesome sister Margie's birthday at her favorite Pizza Hut! We had a great time and even enjoyed a chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting made by her godchild, Peyton! 

We are starting to enjoy the fresh veggies and herbs from our little garden. I made a really good salad with veggie pasta, tomatoes, and basil and some tuna with egg salad this week. It was nice to have them all ready for lunches.

Look who greeted me one day this week when I walked into my room! Pikachu napping in my bed! Flynn and Nicolas saw the movie recently and really enjoyed it. Steve's sister Sally took Flynn to lunch and let her pick a treat at Walmart, and Flynn was so happy to bring Pikachu home!

My blog friend Leslie, who has a beautiful blog right HERE, inspired me to get out of bed and start walking! I am actually enjoying it! I try not to stop too much, but when I see beautiful and interesting nature, I have to take a picture. Since I listen to a podcast while I walk, I have my phone handy.

And finally, today we celebrate Peyton Rose!!! She turns 19!!! We went to Red Lobster after Mass on Wednesday and will celebrate her tonight with family and food and presents. Happy Birthday, sweet Peyton!

Have a lovely weekend, my friends!




















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  1. May is our big birthday month too! My FIL, my nephew, my grandma, Christopher, my brother and my dad. (Plus my parent's anniversary.) Happy birthday to your Peyton! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  2. Happy Birthday Peyton!!! Wishes for a very happy day, smiles.

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  3. Birthday wishes for Peyton, hope she has a wonderful day. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend.

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  4. Well Happy birthday to all of your wonderful families!

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  5. I just love your photos they just make my heart happy! Happy birthday to Peyton and your sister! Have a cozy week. Hugs. ~Juli

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  6. Lovely photos! Beautiful people! Birthday blessings abound!

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  7. Lovely pictures as always and a big happy birthday to your beautiful Peyton!!

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  8. Birthday blessings to all your dear family, Billie jo, I too enjoy pie for my birthday! Aren't fresh veggies from the garden one of the best treats of summer! Walking is such a great way to exercise, I try to walk at least 5 times a week, but lately the extreme heat has prohibited me from walking outside.Enjoy your special time.
    Blessings,
    Sue

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  9. Happy birthday to all your family members!! It's great to get a good walk, it makes you feel invigorated! Have a great week!!

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  10. Happy May birthdays to all! Love the Pikachu in the bed. That movie is on my "to see" list. Hope you are in the middle of a wonderful weekend.

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  11. Looks like the usual wonderful fun and partying going on at the Billie Jo household! 🎉 Happy Birthday to Nicholas, your Sis and Peyton! Blessings to them all.
    And love the walking Lady - rock on!! Hope you're having lovely weather and a great weekend ❤️

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  12. Love the photos from your walk, especially the little orange guy. Happy birthday greetings, Cathy x

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  13. Happy birthday to Nicholas, Margie and Peyton. May is a big birthday month for us too (me, my brother, my uncle and a couple of cousins), so we get to celebrate for a lot of the month too. Enjoy your walks, I love mine with Patch after I take the kids to school. xx Susan

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  14. You spotted that little orange lizard on your walk!? My boys would be over the moon with a discovery like that-how fun! We've had a month full of birthdays too plus a handful of births which means we'll have lots of first birthdays to celebrate next year! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  15. That apple pie looks amazing!!
    I love walking...and taking pictures of nature. ;)

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