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Friday, September 14, 2007

Promises kept

Back in January I made some Promises for the Year. I have done a pretty good job of keeping my promises so far.

This week I was able to check off another promise. Here is proof that I am painting my toes Strawberry Margarita Pink

There will not be a picture of me making my sand angel~ Believe me... that is not one you would have wanted to see! Do you know how sand sticks to sunscreen?

We had a great get-away at the beach. We stayed the Slow Travel way... in a condo. Our home away from home!

I am refreshed & recharged!

Hope Y'all have a good weekend~



Rosemary said...

Hi Sandi,
Thanks so much for visiting me.
Glad you had a nice vacation. Your toes look great! Love the color.
Have a wonderful weekend!

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hey, Sandi, man....wish I had been to the beach again. I'll have to check out AL beaches, always go to FL. Love that pink on your toesies.


tut-tut said...

Love that top photo; Alabama sugar beaches are so nice!

dot said...

Were you at Gulf Shores? I went to the web site but didn't see any listings for Ala or Ga.

Sandi McBride said...

Looks like you had a good time...I'm all for camping...civilized camping that the Holiday Inn! My toenails are still "I'm not really a waitress" doctor loves 'em lol...Dr. Umm, that is

kris said...

Hi Sandi - thanks for visiting my blog. I just did a quick cruise through yours - FUN!!
I checked out some of the peach recipes - yes, I will be trying a couple of them for sure. Thanks!
Your vacation photos look like a wonderful time - love the pink toenails. :)

Adriann said...

Look like a fab trip! Love the toes. Is the nail polish OPI? They have the best names for their polish.

Enjoy your weekend!!!

Tina Leavy said...

looks like you had a good time.
have a good weekend!

Justabeachkat said...

You go girl! Glad you had a good time...just wish it was here on our beach!


Sandy said...

I'm so glad you came down to the beach and had a relaxing time. I hope you made it to Joe Patti's!

Lisa said...

Hello Sandi! Thanks for visiting my blog! I love Fried Green Tomatoes! The movie and the food! We also "ruff it" in a condo when we go up to Mammoth Lakes. We tried other methods and realized the condo was best for little ones! Have a great weekend! Lisa

PAT said...

What a great time, Sandi! Love the pictures. We've decided to try staying in condos at least once in awhile for vacations. We certainly enjoyed staying in the one in Mackinaw!


2 LMZ FARMS said...

AWWW... love the color!!!! Glad you had a nice vacation. Now tell me, exactly what is a vacation? Haven't had one in soooo long, I forgot. lol Hope you and yours have a blessed day.

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Rosemary~ thanks for visiting me back
Rhoda, Tut & Dot~ This is the gulf coast of Florida!
Sandi~ not a waitress red! I like that color too
Kris~ we were definitely on a peach kick for a while
Adriann~ I love their names, you are so right
Kat & RPM~ I know both of you were close by. But I couldn't get my lazy bum off that beach to call.
Lisa~ Now I can find you again.

Shelby said...

I think we're in the same place :)

Simply Me Art said...

Sandi, So nice to meet you, thank you for stopping into my blog. Your site is loveley and the cooking Goodies made me Absolutely Starving!!! The beach pics. are Amazing too. I would be relaxed and Rejuninated after that for sure... Please stop in agai, Jamie

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

I've been out wandering through blog land and made 2 new friends!
Shelby thanks for visiting.
jamie~ you have some neat stuff!
Thanks for coming to the cafe.

Debra from Bungalow said...

You went to the beach! Good for you to keep promises to yourself. We all should do your pink toes, Welcome home!

Sandy McTier Designs said...

Oh, how I would love a weekend on the beach! Your toesies look too cute! It's so nice to get away and recharge!
Glad you had a great time and hope you have a fabulous week!
Sandy :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Sandi and Bill,
Looks like a nice vacation to me. Hope you had a great time. Nice pics too :)

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Torture I tell ya!!!!

Kari (GrannySkywalker) said...

Yes, yes, yes...I was going to blog about my wonderful summer vacations; first my time in Paris under the twinkling lights, then our quick trip to Ireland to visit with the lads and lasses. And what summer trip is complete without a day or two spent in Cancun, eh? The week long wrap up in Key Largo would have just turned you green with envy, don'tcha know. Oh, the fun we had, the mindless days of sun, sea, sand and romance. Yes, it was too wonderful to blog about. And yes, I'm lying my brains out and making it all up. It's what I do when I'm faced with visions of other people's vacations. I can't just say "oh how great for you!" blah, blah, blah. No, I have to start telling elaborate lies just to see how long my nose can grow in one sitting. And what's more, I have no shame for my lying behavior. It's just how I roll, baby.

Glad you had a great time, though. And love the toes!

Pearl Maple said...

Your photos from the beach are gorgeous, but then the rest of your blog is too, full of yummy reciepes and happy stories.

Would it be ok if I linked your blog in my blog’s friends list? I don’t have any cooking blogs listed and you are so entertaining.

JANET said...

Glad you got away to the beach. It's a good time of year as long as the tropics behave.
So where did you go eat?

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

DebraK~ Have you noticed my promises to myself were pretty fun to keep?
Sandy~ I had started to get whiney... time to recharge!
MaryAnn~ Of course!
Shabby~ It was hot but not that bad... OH? You mean torture YOU?
Kari~ You need to come with a warning label girl! You too can have the pedicure.
Pearl~ I'd be honored... I think I'm 1/2 cooking 1/2 baking in the heat. Does that make us a cooking blog?
Janet~ some great seafood!

Anonymous said...

Slow Travel - a lovely way to travel.

I am going to Venice in two weeks and will stay in a tiny little flat.

MyKitchenInHalfCups said...

Those are the promises that sometimes get lost in the shuffle. I really is a huge benefit to keep the promises we make to ourselves!
Sounds like what a trip away should be!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Britt-Arnhild~ Buon Viaggio!
1/2 cups~ We owe it to ourselves, don't you think?

Anonymous said...

beautiful toes! seriously gorgeous, cute, delectible ;)

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