Sunday, January 22, 2012
My cat Leroy keeps running around going "brrrrrr" He is so cute!
I had a really nice day today. A very good friend of mine from work is having problems with her furnace. Basically, the one in her trailer is 40 years old. She needs a new one. Problem is, things are really tight around her house since she has 2 kids and her husband was laid off for a long period of time. They are just now getting caught up on their bills. There is not a lot of extra money. She confided in me that she has more money going out a month than coming in. So, there is defiantly no room in the budget for a new furnace.
I called my dad because I remember that he had said something to my boyfriend about knowing someone who had a furnace. My Boyfriend was looking for a furnace for his garage. To make a long story short, my dad had a mobile home furnace that a friend of his took out of a mobile home he recycled. Anyway, dad said that they could have it.
We went out to my parents house so they could get it. My boyfriend and I stayed after to have dinner with my parents. Mom made a chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing and corn. It was delicious. A lot better for me than the pizza we were going to pick up on the way home. When I tracked it, I used approximations since I didn't measure anything out. I went off of sight. Plus my mom uses skim milk in cooking and doesn't use butter. I think the counts for the prepared foods include them, but it is ok. It was nice to spend an evening with my parents and I didn't have to pay $15 for dinner.
When I came home, I finished packing my lunch for work for the next few days. I work on Monday and Tuesday so, I made lemon-pepper talpia w/ brown rice and mixed veggies. For desert I made sugar free fat free chocolate pudding that I am putting in the freezer to make a delicious treat.
I think that is all for now