Lillian and Camilla August 2019 Date Day

August 16 2019:

Lillian and Camilla August 2019 Date Day

First stop: Fries and pretty in purple sugar cookie for Lillian. Tahini Broccolini with a Neapolitan cupcake for me. Yum!!

Second stop: Browsing at one of her favorite stores. You should have heard what Bones said to me!!! 😱💀He was just joking, though, and we moved past it.

Last stop: Bartley Ranch – We had planned on Audrey Harris Park but it was closed due to a performance. So, we found this sweet lil spot, read for a bit, and ended with photos and playing with shadows and trees.

Lillian and Camilla July 2019 Date Day

July 30 2019:

Lillian and Camilla July 2019 Date Day

First stop – Fries and a lemon cheesecake cookie for Lillian. Crispy cauliflower and a vegan cinnamon sugar donut for me.

Second stop – She likes throw pillows. So, a bit of fun looking at pillows … and other cool stuff. Love this hanging chair. Oh my gosh. I could have stayed there for a while. 💙💙💙

Last stop – A beautiful sunset walk. Ahhhhh …. It’s great to be home!

Lillian and Camilla May 2019 Date Day

May 24 2019:

Lillian and Camilla May 2019 Date Day

First stop was to pick up the printed graduation announcements.

Second stop – Fries and a bright and beautiful shortbread cookie for Lillian. Crispy cauliflower with a siracha aioli sauce and a vegan oatmeal coconut raisin cookie for me. The cauliflower was amazing. So incredibly good and perfect amount of spiciness in the sauce. 🧡🧡🧡

Last stop – Craft store for sparkly things to embellish the graduation announcements. Lillian still has Christmas money so she picked out a shiny pencil case she’s had her eye on to use for traveling with her colored pencils.

Lillian and Camilla April 2019 Date Day

April 8 2019:

Lillian and Camilla April 2019 Date Day! First, a stop to look for a new skirt or dress for Lillian. Found one! Yay!!

Next was a stop for fries ….. they were out of fries so she tried the sweet potato tots. Oh my goodness! Those were good!!

Pink and yellow frosted sugar cookie for her and we split the other two goodies. A vegan Neapolitan cupcake (good grief, that was so good) and a vegan snicker doodle cookie dough bite. Next stop was an incredibly windy walk.

Last stop – An incredibly windy walk!

Lillian and Camilla February 2019 Date Day

February 15 2019:

Lillian and Camilla February 2019 Date Day

First stop was a haircut for Lillian. Thank you to our sweet friend Kathy Duncan for taking such sweet care with Lillian.

Next stop: French fries and rainbow stack cookie for Lillian. Apricot thumb print cookie for me.

Last stop: Shopping for a special container to hold Lillian’s colored pencils. She loves the silk flowers too!

Lillian and Camilla January 2019 Date Day

February 1 2019:

Lillian and Camilla January 2019 date day.

First stop: Fries for Lillian, bright red shortbread cookie for Lillian and vegan chocolate blackout cupcake for me. 😋😋😋

Next up, shopping for lip balm for Lillian. She chose Mongo Kiss Peppermint and she let me try it last night. Good choice!! 💙💙💙

Ended the date with a long walk where we used to walk in 2014 and 2015. I am deeply blessed and grateful that she still loves to go walking with me. 🙏💖💖💖🙏

Most of you know that Lillian has a deep, irrational fear of dogs (and all animals). You can see in this picture of her, that’s she’s not wearing her usual glowing smile. This was about 10 minutes after she was “attacked” by a dog. I say attack because that’s what it feels like for her.

It was an incredibly jolly and happy dog. I tried to hide Lillian behind me and tried to get the dogs attention; but that didn’t work. The happy dogs seem to be attracted to her!

It was very traumatic and took her hours to recover. When the dogs young girl human caught up to the dog and us, she was nearly in tears as she felt so bad this had happened.

Lillian has been reading about dogs to help with this fear. Yet, it is not getting her there. Hopefully soon she will be ready to visit with a friendly, very mellow dog. Perhaps that will help. We go for so many walks, and encounter so many unleashed dogs, she really wants to get past this. 💝💝💝

Lillian and Camilla December 2018 Date Day

December 13, 2018:

Lillian and Camilla December 2018 Date Day …

First, French fries for Lillian! Followed by a vegan dark chocolate cupcake for me and a fancy blue shortbread cookie for her. 💞💞💞

Next, window shopping … Essential oils, beautiful soaps, and gorgeous flowers!

Last, picture fun with a huge Christmas tree along with a huge matching fire pit!!!

Lillian and Camilla November 2018 Date Day

November 26 2018:

Lillian and Camilla November 2018 Date Day …. First stop – Fries and a huge shortbread cookie for Lillian. Vegan cupcake for me. 🧡

Second stop: Window shopping to see how many sparkly beauties we could find.

Last stop: A Beautiful sunset walk where Lillian reminded me how years ago I used to make hearts and write messages in the sand. Thanks for the reminder Lillian!

Lillian and Camilla October 2018 Date Day

October 12 2018:

Lillian Darnell and Camilla October 2018 Date Day

First stop: Picking up my lunch to go from Great Full Gardens South Meadows Reno and then to get fries for Lillian and dessert for both of us.

Half a Veghead sandwich with a side of slaw and fresh brewed Kombucha for me. First time having the Veghead sandwich. Incredibly delicious!! And first time for the Kombucha. Yum!!!!

Dessert of vegan chocolate raspberry muffin for me and pumpkin shortbread cookie for Lillian. 🎃🧡🧡🧡🎃

Second stop: Lillian has been wanting a couple of craft pumpkins. So, she spent some of her birthday money on just that!

Last stop: A walk at one of our favorite places. Incredibly beautiful!! And we took more shadow photos than nature photos this time!!

Lillian and Camilla June 2018 Date Day

June 18 2018:

Lillian and Camilla June 2018 Date Day ….. First stop. Fries for Lillian followed by a beautiful butterfly cookie. Vegan apple carrot muffin for me followed by dark chocolate covered pretzel. Yum!!!!!

Second stop. Geiger Way Lookout to watch the sun set. 💛💛💛

Last stop. A moonlight swim and soak in the hot tub. Ahhhhhhh ….. 💦💙💦💙💦💙

Just what this banged up body needed! Between this and the amazing homemade salve Carolyn R Smith brought me today; I’m feeling so much better.

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