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Terrific Tuesday

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

OHHH! Can't believe I ate as much as I did last night. Took our company to Chinese Buffet last night as it was her birthday. It has been over a year since I've had Chinese or gone out to eat at one. I have been craving it. Everything tasted so good. This AM I am feeling miserable.

The good thing is that I still get up and exercise in the AM and got a lunchtime walk in yesterday. I also didn't eat the icecream cake at 8 pm like everyone else did either. I drank a cup of tea instead. I really didn't want anything else.

Former neighbor coming by tonight for some hostas and any other startings she wants.

Off to make it a great day!

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MARYANN2323 4/10/2012 8:58PM

    Don't beat yourself up, just focus on making this a great day. Besides, it was chinese food. We all need our fix every now & then.

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DGFOWLER 4/10/2012 5:56AM

    Good morning Kathleen. I know your day will be GREAT!!! You already affirmed it. emoticon Donna

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Monday Morning!

Monday, April 09, 2012

I had a wonderful Easter holiday. Had so much fun with son and daughter in law. We girls had a girls time with pedicures and manicures on Saturday. Then we went to the park and played frisbee for two hours. Had dinner and celeberated the 3 birthdays. Sunday went to worship services...what a blessing and how awesome. My meal turned out good. Worked on a puzzle we've been trying to get together for a long time and then took Mom and Betty for about an hour drive through the countryside. Took Mom home and then Betty and I took a 30 minute walk. Felt so good. Wanted to take a nap but wasn't able to.

Today's Betty's birthday so celebrating tonight again!

I ate way too much. Everything tasted so good. My oatmeal rolls....ohhh....I haven't lost the touch with them although it's been several years since I've made them. Kristie brought mini cupcakes and homemade icecream...which was essentially homemade cream...ohh was it ever good!

Off to exercise this AM and then to work!

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DEBBIELYNNE64 4/9/2012 6:51AM

    Thanks for is good to hear of such a positive weekend with family and friends. God bless you today and have a great one!! emoticon

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RIDLEYRIDER 4/9/2012 6:50AM

  I overdid the Easter dinner goodies too. Will have to work extra hard this week to undo that damage!

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DGFOWLER 4/9/2012 5:39AM

    Have a great day Kathleen emoticon Donna

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Our Saviour has Risen

Sunday, April 08, 2012

How Blessed I am this Easter! Time with family and friends. Went out to the park and threw different frisbees for two hours yesterday with son and daughter in law. The weather was gorgeous, the sun felt good...what a fun time. Friends just made it in when we returned...brought me a beautiful bouquet of flowers....celebrated the three birthdays and had a wonderful time. Preparing for Easter services together and then lunch. Think I'm about ready.

Son not feelig too well has sinus infection gone to his ear and having issues with his throat but he keeps pushing through waiting for the medicine to work....

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MICHELELYNN777 4/8/2012 10:22AM

    Sounds like you've been having a wonderful weekend! Have a blessed Easter~He is risen!

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Beginning of my busy week!

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Got the deviled eggs done, the ham started and the chicken breasts cooking. Having a birthday celebration tonight and tomorrow Easter. Think I have most things in place. Still need to vacuum the bedrooms, hall and stairs and then jump in the shower. Daughter in law and I are meeting up for pedicures and manicures at 10:45...hussle hussle...but will enjoy the down time and time together. Then they are bringing the boys (dogs) so we plan to get out and walk/run around with them at the park.

Off to make it a great week!

Looking forward to the Easter Celebration at church tomorrow. So thankful for all God and Jesus have done for me. I am so blessed! This spring has been so gorgeous. My lilacs have really outdone themselves. Everything is so pretty and so full of blooms. My clematis are full of buds and about ready to in awe of all God's workmanship all around me! He never ceases to amaze me....


Fantastic Friday

Friday, April 06, 2012

Had a busy evening but we had a nice time. Went with co-worker to her voice lessons then to dinner with Mom and Hubby at Texas Roadhouse. What fun. They got Mom to get on the saddle while they ye-ha'd her. Wasn't sure she'd get on it...but she did and seemed to enjoy herself. They teased and cajoled her and she let go and did it. Got pictures..hope they turn out. All in all she had a wonderful day. She got flowers from her daughter and nephew. She got cards. She got phone calls from her grandaughters (2), daughter, son in law, son and daughter in law. They sang to her at breakfast at the Community Center. My Hubby took her for a drive in the countryside in the Corvette. Tried to make it a special day for her. Think we accomplished it. Plus told her we are going to celebrate her birthday again with Andy and Betty onSaturday. I get these great ideas while working out on the treadmill. We just never know how much time we have left with her. Sometimes I'm so busy things slip by. I know she just sits and stews about things so wanted to get her out and do something with her. Take her a little out of her comfort zone but put a little fun and laughter into her life.

Now for crunch time tonight. Making the oatmeal rolls and have to clean the hall bathroom and vaccuum the upstairs tonight. Also going to boil the eggs for the deviled eggs. Tomorrow finished the deviled eggs, put the ham on, put chicken on for Saturday night dinner with everyone and at 10:45 go for pedicure with daughter in law and spend some time with them before Marv and Betty get here around 5-6 and the busy week begins. Planning to make the mashed potatos Saturday night and put them in a Crockpot on Sunday morning to heat up and be ready to serve when we get back from church. Cooking the ham Saturday and slicing it and planning to put it in another Crockpot to be warm when we get back from it will only take a short while to get everything on the table because son and daughter in law have to leave early to head back home for her family gathering. Then Sunday afternoon we collapse....Looking forward to the challenges. Not sure how much exercise I'll squeeze in this week and extra calories from company and cooking foods we don't normally eat all the time. Planning on lots of salads to fill me up....Off to get going....


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