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It’s Friday! Can I get a “TGIF”??! This week went by slow. And I’m tired. But thankful for everything that brightened another work week.

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Last weekend we went to Julian. It was forecast for rain and thunderstorms! We got what we went for. It was about 80 degrees, dumping rain, tons of lightening followed by thunderous booms that lasted from 10 seconds to over  a minute! Such a fun little day trip!

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On the way home, we stopped in downtown Ramona. If you’ve never been, I really suggest visiting. It is such a cute little area with tons of little shops.

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We of course brought home some delicious goodies. Granola, jam, and bread from Dudley’s. We have a full post about visiting Julian coming soon too!

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I discovered my new favorite drink this week too! Iced Green Tea Soy latte with sugar free vanilla. Yeah. It’s a mouthful to order, but so worth it. One of my friends Instagrammed a photo of this and I had to try it. I am obsessed with it now!

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Look what came up in a random search on Craig’s List! I can’t even remember what I was looking for, but it wasn’t Pyrex. I couldn’t pass these up though. Four bowls in perfect condition for the price of one. And just a town away!

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Impromptu nephew time! The best! I can’t believe how big this guy is getting!

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Robin hanging with me while I edit photos. This girl. She is too much sometimes! She is so loving! I can’t wait to share her adoption story. Soon!

What made your week happy??

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FJ62

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Last week Tyler and I bought another car. We sold my Camry and I needed something right away. Tyler’s dream car has always been an old Land Cruiser FJ60. We found this 1988 FJ62 on Craig’sList and we both were instantly drawn to it. Red usually isn’t our car color choice, but we both really loved how this one looked. The main differences between an FJ60 and what we bought is the square headlights versus round, and ours has a newer engine with fuel injection.

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This thing is in pretty great condition. It has some rust that Tyler can easily fix himself. We also plan to paint it soon. The inside needs a little work too.

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Apparently the owner’s dog had an appetite for tweed seats. Besides that, it looks amazing inside. The dash looks brand new, and after I cleaned, scrubbed, and disinfected the rest of the inside, it looks pretty new also.

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We gave it a good bath too and vacuumed the inside and “trunk” area. It’s amazing what a little cleaning can do for a car.

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Right now this is my ride. It’s actually really fun to drive! You can expect to see a lot of adventuring in this thing. Once my Datsun wagon is out of the shop, this will be Tyler’s car and we will sell his truck. All of our friends and family know we have been in this weird sort of car-limbo while my wagon has been out of commission. There has been a lot of buying and selling of cars around here, just trying to figure out what we are going to do until my wagon is running. We counted, and during our five years together, Tyler and I have bought 6 cars. Not too bad, right?