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Cottages at the Beach

I'm unpacking and catching up on laundry since returning from  our annual vacation with my husband's family. We always have a great time and I love that we have this tradition. It's such a cute little beach town and I always enjoy taking long walks and looking at the charming houses. Want to come along?

The house above has its red, white and blue going on  all ready to celebrate. Adirondack chairs always look great and I think they look very inviting on the front porch.

I like how neat and tidy this pretty blue house looks. The landscaping isn't anything extravagant but it looks great. In the picture below you can see the pretty, soft light green on the screened door and the same color is on the door to the house as well.

Here's another screened door that is just so charming. The little spindles in the center are painted the two  colors of the house - such a great idea.

The red door on this house really stands out. A lot of the houses have screened in porches on t…

SEE WHAT HAPPENS?!!

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     What happens when a girl from Southern Ohio marries a boy from Pittsburgh???


     I grew up in a family of girls in a small town and never followed football.  Even my very small high school did not have a football   team.  It was like a foreign language to me. Then along comes this guy from Pittsburgh and of course he is all about the Pittsburgh Steelers - no surprise there!  Very slowly I started learning about football - I think it just started seeping into my head without me even knowing.  Then by the time our son was about 5 or 6, he was all about football. Must be in his blood.  That drew me into the game even more. The nice thing was, I could ask my son questions that I would feel stupid or silly asking an adult!

     Almost 20 years later, I can say I am a full fledged Steelers Fan.  As my MIL put it, "I knew we would get to you eventually"!

     So needless to say, tomorrow is a big day for our family and all of the other millions of Steeler Fans out there!  My husband gets    nervous during the games and I used to not understand that.  Now I get nervous also!  In some ways, it was easier back when I didn't     care!  But I am glad I have not missed the excitement and bonding that this game has given to our family!

      GOOD LUCK STEELERS!  HERE WE GO AGAIN!!       
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  1. My dad was and is a huge football fan. I grew up with it my whole life, so I can relate to what you're talking about. When I got married at 18, my husband wasn't into it, and I really wasn't into it either, so we've never really followed it, but I know there are millions of people out there totally into football and the Super Bowl. Good luck to your team... have FUN! :)
    ~ Jo

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