Bliss Bits 8/7/2014

Each week, I try to follow my own advice and “stop to smell the roses.” Making and effort to notice the little happy things in my life lets a little bit of optimism filter everything I experience. Even when it’s challenging, life is good. Here’s what made me smile this week!

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I love wildflower season. 

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It feels like every rock I see resembles a heart. I think it’s a sign.

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Amanda sends me photos like this to make me laugh. IT WORKS.

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This song makes me think of her! Also, my car needs a bath.

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#TBT to when Cholula was hard to distinguish from her stuffed animals.

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Just a couple of girls playing with a princess sticker book. 

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The rain has made these piney trails almost chilly. Feels like fall!

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Not small. MOOSE.

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This rainbow was the most vibrant I’ve ever seen, right in our backyard.

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We spent an evening celebrating friends’ birthdays on a ranch. 

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Did you see these zucchini-cheddar-jalapeno biscuits? There’s pancetta, too!

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Picking a bouquet for mama from the yard. #hippiebaby

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Kalia’s bouquet.

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One year ago, my zucchini was WINNING.

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Two years ago, we stopped at the Bonneville Salt Flats en route to Cali

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Three years ago, John and I were embarking on what would be a six-week road trip in Betty. Magical.

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And today, THIS one decided that rolling in something dead was a fabulous idea. Good thing she’s adorable. 

You know. Just the usual bliss. 

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