Week in Review & Pretty Pintastic Party #150

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TGIF! I hope everyone had an amazing week and is ready for the weekend! We’re back with another weekly Pretty Pintastic Party, but first let’s sneak a peek of the week – in the rearview mirror of This Scattered Life.

It may be Spring, but it definitely looks like Winter in our Rocky Mountain hideaway in the National Forest. The weather has been playing havoc on my connection with the outside world. Both my cell phone and landline are tied to our Internet service …and they all go out in solidarity. But only when I’m on or about to get on an important meeting or have a deadline.

Such are the payoffs for living in a remote, magnificent area. I watched “my” fox saunter up the same path (that I can see from both my kitchen and my bed). What a beautiful animal – and especially with the snowy background. But alas, I never spot him in time to capture the moment on camera.

Whereas the fox gives me an inexplicable sense of peace, our other visitor stirred up all sorts of emotions. We were all watching Netflix in the living room, when we heard a noise on the deck. Somehow a black bear had helped himself to our recyclables a mere 20 feet away without us hearing him. (I’m not sure why I assume both are male). The noise we heard was the container falling over and glass bottles hitting the deck.

He was gone within seconds. Leaving behind his massive footprints in the snow and a few photos on the trail cam. The recyclables have now joined the garbage in the garage. Close (enough) bear encounters are more than enough excitement for me. I don’t have any desire to cross paths with the mountain lion that has been spotted in the area.

Black Bear

And what have you been up to this week?? Are you ready to party??

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Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party, where every post is pinned & features are pinned by everyone!

First, let’s meet the hosts:

Jamie, Kerry, & Lucy from Coffee With Us 3 Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Alli from An Alli Event Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Annie from Annie’s Noms Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Stephanie from The Tip Toe Fairy Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Destiny from Suburban Wife, City Life Pinterest, Facebook Twitter

Heather from Divas Run for Bling Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Kelly from The Take Action WAHM Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Reesa from Momma Lew Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Paris from My Big Fat Happy Life Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Sarah from Thank You Honey Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Karyl from Karyl’s Kulinary Krusade Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Celeste from The Whole Serving Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Jamie from As For Me and My Homestead Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Diane from This Scattered Life Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Jenn from Loveland Lodge Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Kara from Phoenix Mom Blog Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter

Here’s what your hosts have been up to this week!



Now on to the Party!!

This is a super relaxed party!
You show up with your fabulous posts and we pin every single one! We only ask one thing from you!
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This week’s Features:

Mini Frittatas by Home Cooking Memories
Chicks Donuts by The Simple, Sweet Life
Crochet Easter Bunny by Howling at the Moon
Rolo Brownies by The Country Chic Cottage
Disney Ticket Stub Frame by Bombshell Bling

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