Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Favorite Things: Visiting SD


I lived in San Diego for 10 years!
 I moved there to go to SDSU for my nursing degree. I established a community of friends, met my Husband, and even started a family in San Diego. My husband and I chose to move back home(both of our families live in northern California)last year as our family was expanding, to be close to our very helpful family members. It was one of the best decisions that we ever made in our marriage, but one of the hardest. We love San Diego and miss our friends dearly. 2 months ago we made a trip to San Diego with my family for my Best Friend's birthday party. We gave my family a little tour around the city and it was so fun!
This weekend one of my friends is getting married in San Diego. My husband can't make it due to work. I was willing to take at least one of the kids with me. My husband is insisting that I leave both of them behind, with him. He stated, " You work so hard Mothering our kids, taking care of me, and being a Nurse. I want you to enjoy yourself and have a great weekend with your friends!".Why is it so bittersweet leaving my favorite people in the world to visit my favorite place, where my favorite friends will be?


No Taste This Thursday this week. We will be back next week. You can instead link your recipe or any favorite post to this bloghop....

Today I am co-hosting Katherine's Corner blog hop, which is a brilliant way of discovering new friends and interacting with a variety of blogs from around the world.

Thursday Favorite Things Katherine from Katherine's Corner is an absolute inspiration to me. This lady has it all worked out when it comes to being hospitable and kind in the blog world. You should treat yourself and visit her blog, unless you've already come from her blog then you'll know what I'm talking about ~ in which case stay awhile here and have a look around. Thursdays Favorite Things Hop is where you can link your favorite post to share with old and new followers, or write a post about your favorite things!

11 comments:

Handcrafted Pretty said...

Hi Jonnique, visiting from the hop, so nice to meet your! Best of luck with your new/old town; I visited SF, have great memories. Gloria

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Lovely blog, lovely family ~ have a great time in San Diego ~ what a sweetheart of a hubby ~ enjoy ~ thanks for sharing, namaste, ^_^

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Jonnique,
Wonderful pictures! It must be great to visit your home town and link up with relatives and friends. Have a whale of a time. I am a new Follower of your Blog from Thursday Favourite Things.
Judy - JUDY H-J'S THOUGHTS

Karena said...

Jonnique this is a very special post to me. I too lived in San Diego (13 years)I moved there when I married my late husband. Since then I am back in the Midwest near family! Your pics bring back so many memories...

I have a $100 Giveaway from Soft Surroundings on my site if you would like to enter!!

Xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

Katherines Corner said...

What a beautiful post, I know that feeling all to well. Thank you also for your kind words and your bloggy friendship. You are a terrific co host!! xp

Donna McBroom-Theriot said...

What a wonderful blog. I'm following from Katherine's Blog Hop. Can't wait to read more. Donna

http://mylife-in-stories.blogspot.com

Heather Kinnaird said...

LOVE San Diego - favorite place to visit. Now Following Katherines Corner

Schotzy said...

Love your post... My daughter and SIl are looking to possibly move to San Diego in the not too distant future... which would kill me since we live on the east coast... but your photos look phenomenal and I can see the allure of that lovely city!!!Thanks for posting and for hosting!!!!

Sharon @ mrshinesclass said...

Hi I'm over from Katherine's Corner. Thanks for co-hosting today. I'm happy to be a new follower and look forward to participating in your food linky.

Sharon @ mrs. hines class

Monnique Arnold said...

Hi Jonnique!
I luv your Dago pics!! Dago? Yep...i'm Dago born & bred and i miss home soooo much!! I'm sorry we didn't meet while we all lived there. I met my husband at Horton Plaza over 20 years ago and we started our family there too! I luv the pics that look like mt. helix and especially Coronado. I miss it so much. I did get a chance to go home last summer and i cried when i left. I'm hoping we get to move back one day soon. Keepikg my fingers crossed!

Thank you for the awesome post! Now I'm even more homesick! GO CHARGERS!!! oh its baseball season....GO PADRES!! :-)

Monnique

A Maui Blog said...

Isn't San Diego a beautiful place to live in? It seems so peaceful, so clean, serene and so scenic. Hi. I'm visiting from UBP.