Weekly Memo Pad

I like being organized because it keeps me sane, so I’m always trying different things to keep me out of the loony bin. I’ve created a weekly agenda memo pad with a checklist of tasks for the week, appointments, dinners, and health & fitness goals. If you like that sorta stuff, print out the free template and make a memo pad for yourself!

You can find a tutorial on making memo pads over at ohmyhandmade!

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weekly memo pad

Here’s the free template:  weekly agenda

xo :: Ry

Spring Camping

We spent a couple of days camping at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point.

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We slept in our new camper “Lucy” – which we loved! She’s a Retro Riverside RV & I wish I got more pictures of her, but I will post pics of her soon!

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Happy camping, friends!

xo :: Ry

New Eyewear

Time for new glasses & we have fallen in love with Jonas Paul Eyewear

They send you a FREE at home try-on kit which includes 6 different frames to try!

These were Ellie’s top picks…

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She’s still thinking about which one she wants. The company gives you 7 days to decide & then the kit needs to be sent back.

I’ll let you know which one she picks…. :)

xo :: Ry

The Wizard of OZ booklet

Every night, we read a chapter from “The Wizard of OZ” & we finally finished it last week. The girls absolutely adored it! I created this booklet to go along with it. I usually make packets but I’ve found that booklets save lots of paper (woo hoo!) & I just like this style better. ;)

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Front page clipart {Dorothy & Toto} from : ohlovelylittles.com

The rest of the clipart from: Prettygrafikdesign

The Wizard of OZ booklet found here —Wizard of Oz Booklet

To get the booklet look, use the following printing directions…

Under layout select:

two-sided & short-edge binding

xo :: Ry

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

My husband called me after it rained & said let’s go to Palm Springs to play in the snow! Ehh? I had no idea that Palm Springs had a tramway that took you up to the San Jacinto Mountains, which was covered in snow.

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I’m not gonna lie – it wasn’t that comfortable riding up to the top of the mountain. The floor rotates as the tram is moving so everyone kinda shimmies sideways, which would have been fine, but the rails don’t rotate with the floor (who’s idea was that?). So the girls were holding onto the rail & getting smashed & falling on people. On the way down, we stood in the middle of the tram, with no rails to hold onto, & the ride was a little better.

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It was absolutely gorgeous up there & the girls loved it, for about 30 minutes, because they turned into frozen popsicles. I should have packed them real snow gear – the pants, jacket, etc… total mom fail. ugh. but now we know for next time… & don’t let the other people confuse you – a lot of people were riding up the tram in t-shirts & shorts & sandals. I thought we over did it with beanies & sweaters & boots…. Where did these people think we were going?

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The one good thing we did remember to take was snow sleds. The girls had a blast with those!

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After some snow play, we headed to the cafeteria & had coffee & hot chocolate.

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There are trails to hike, lots of benches for a picnic & a waterfall – a super fun place to explore with your family! So happy we’ve discovered this gem.

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xo :: Ry