Hello Everyone,

First I want to thank everyone for their wonderful feedback and suggestions on my last blog post.  I have read every single one!  Lots of great ideas.  I am seriously taking everyone into consideration upon beginning this new venture.... thank you, thank you!  I will continue to welcome more feedback, just click here to read the post and leave a comment, I would love to hear your thoughts.

Now onto some fun!  Yes, I have flown the coop for just a little bit.  I am in the Valley of the Sun... Arizona!  

Today, I was able to meet up, again, with my long time blogging friend Nedra from Cactus Needle.

Last year we met for the first time and had lunch with together with my mom and we did the same this year.  It was her day off so it was perfect timing.   We enjoyed a wonderful leisurely lunch and I got to hear all about her recent quilting retreat.  You too, can read about it on her blog by clicking here.

Thank you, Nedra for a fabulous time.  I look forward to seeing you again.

After lunch my mom and I managed to find this great little cupcake shop called Designer Cakes By April.  Click here for their website.  If you live near here, you must go.

They had lots of yummy cupcakes like the two photos above and they also had...

fabulously moist cake pops!  We opted for cake pops because they were just the right amount of dessert after such a large lunch. 

While were were dining and chatting, the boys saw some of this... The sun rising and then...

Some ATV fun!  I must say this was definitely where I step out of the picture.  They traveled on trails over 70 miles for the day.  My son had a blast!

So did the hubs.  However, their day was not without excitement...

my son bailed out of the ATV as it was ready to go over this area.  You can see the front wheel is off the ground.  Not only did he have to ditch, but my hubby flipped his ATV and then they also got lost trying to find their way back to the pick up truck.  Yep, but they were happy as clams.  Lots of testosterone fueled fun!

Two more days and lots more to do.  I, for one, have been power walking everyday.  Today, if the boys aren't too stiff, we are going for a hike!

Until Next Time...
Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

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