Relaxing with our family

Yesterday, Maria came over with her kids.  Since we are renovating our home, she went through things in her former bedroom and walked away with luggage and notebooks.  She then borrowed our TurboTax disk and did preliminary work on her computer.

My grandkids played with my homemade puppets and ran around the living room, screaming with laughter.  They do know how to have fun.

Here are photos of their time with us:

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Maria with Rylan and Julia.

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Julia and Rylan look at Maria’s camera.

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Julia and Rylan with their grandfather, David.

We discussed our plans to rent out the master bedroom as a separate unit.  Maria advised us to have stepping stones installed in the yard so that there would be no residue from shoes on our new carpet.  What a great idea!

It’s nice to have family close by.

15 Responses to “Relaxing with our family”

  1. Cathy Says:

    Oh Gigi, the first photo is the pick of the bunch – so natural, full of love and happiness – and look at the cheeky (proud) smiles with their grandad.
    Enjoy them and the fun they have being with you.
    Take care
    Cathy

  2. granny annie Says:

    Cannot think of a better way to life you spirits! What fun.

  3. DJan Says:

    What beautiful children. You are so very fortunate, Gigi, but I don’t have to tell you that. I am so glad for you they live close by. 🙂

  4. Christine Says:

    lovely visit! and good advice! the kids look so happy.

  5. Grannymar Says:

    It looked like a fun day!

  6. Beatrice P. Boyd Says:

    Looks like there were good times for all, even those who came to help clear out clutter.

  7. marmeladegypsy Says:

    GREAT idea about the stepping stones. How fun to be able to play with the littles! Oh, and thanks for stopping by Marmelade Gypsy, too!

  8. Robbin Says:

    Hello Gigi…this is your old chat room friend, Kelemania 😃 Happy to see you are well.

  9. Olga Says:

    There is nothing like the laughter of little kids having fun, no matter how much ruckus they make.

  10. SchmidleysScribbling Says:

    Yes it’s great when kids are nearby. I miss my boys, they are so far away, and I don’t see them often!

  11. mageb Says:

    Darling kids too,.

  12. Jeanie Says:

    Fun times with family are the best and something to be very grateful for. Great idea about the stepping stones.

  13. Beatrice Says:

    Lovely pix ~ your grandkids are so cute!!!!
    ~~~~~~~~~~~
    Beatrice

  14. LC Says:

    Winning photos all, but I especially love the one of them sitting with David. They all three look so pleased to be together for the moment. Bravo on progress toward your rental unit goal.

  15. Linda Says:

    Have you thought of having a realtor list it on the mls? They have the connections to run credit & criminal checks? Plus they show it so you aren’t alone with an unknown party.

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