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Photo Blogging Challenge: Happy

I'm linking up with A 'lil Hoohaa for September's Photo Blogging Challenge.  The theme for September was "happy," and I just knew this would be an easy theme for me! 
I spent lots of time with my granddaughters this month.  We went to fun places like Disneyland:


and the zoo:


On our way home from the zoo, we stopped at the hospital:


Their mommy had a baby boy--now the girls have a little brother!


Welcome, baby!


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Thanks for grandchildren!

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  1. You are simply a happy person:)

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  2. So many happy photos and reasons to be happy from them. Great work on the theme this mnth!

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    1. Thank you. It really was an easy theme this month!

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  3. Beautiful baby pictures. :) It's nice to hear that finding happy pictures is easy.

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    1. Thank you. It was nice to have an easy theme!

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  4. YOU GOT ME! I was thrilled to see Disneyland and all of you having so much fun. I was brought right back to my own childhood. We lived in San Diego for a few years and I remember loving our trips to Disney. Then came the "casually stopping by the hospital" because MOM HAD A BABY! Woo hooooo!!!!!! How WONDERFUL!!! Congratulations!

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    1. Yes, the hospital stop was a happy occasion! :-)

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  5. I can tell you're happy almost all the time, but you must feel like you're bursting with happiness this month. That little grandson is so cute! And his big sisters, too. Luck you.

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  6. Congratulations on the new grandson!!!! Wow. I can't believe there are three of them now. We've "known" each other a long time!

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    1. I guess we are gold friends! (Remember that Girl Scout song?)

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  7. How can a person NOT be happy with both Disneyland and seeing a new life! The joy you captured with the new baby really made me smile. Congrats to everyone!

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  8. Your pictures certainly scream Happy! How nice that you got extra time with them. Congrats on another grandchild!! Hope October is just as happy!

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