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Fabulous Friday, woo hoo!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Another Fabulous Friday has rolled around and I'm more than ready for the work week to be done. It's has been a busy week with meetings and just general work.

Just thought I would share my new favorite website: pinterest.com
Afton put me onto this site and I love it. I've never been someone that does a lot in in the of web surfing. I generally am looking for something specific when I am on the web. This site gathers millions of things that others have searched for on one site. It breaks them down into categories (or boards), so you can look at things in a category that interest you. The "home decor" and " gardening" ones are my favorites. Although, I must admit, I haven't really gone looking on many of the other boards as yet...there is so much on the ones that I am looking at. I love that I can "pin" things of interest to me on my own boards for follow up. I'm just saying....be prepared to become addicted! *grin*

My Positives:

It's fabulous Friday.
So far no snow and the weather is actually supposed to warm up to the mid teens next week! Yay
New flooring going in tomorrow in the basement...that will take care of all the insurance stuff. We are waiting for a cheque from them to make up the difference and are planning on using it to dry wall the rest of the walls in the basement ourselves. Ideally, it would have been nice to get that all done before the new flooring went in, but it hasn't worked out that way, so we will work around it.
No plans for this weekend...which means I will concentrate on getting odds and ends done.
I've been blessed with another day of life and that is a great start to my day!

Have a wonderful day,
Hugs,
Wanda

  
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SNUGLBUNIE 10/14/2011 6:00PM

    I can't believe how quickly this week has gone by Wanda. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!!

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Thursday...yay only 2 more work days!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

What a nice short week this has been, it's already Thursday. Yesterday was a long day. I had to attend a meeting that really ran me into overtime. I am part of the committee that is planning for our library's 35th anniversary in Feb 2012. It appears that we will be meeting every couple of weeks from now until then. At least the next meeting is scheduled during my actual working hours, so that makes me happy. A productive meeting yesterday though, so it was worth the overtime hours. We have a department monthly meeting this morning. Our department meetings are usually short and quick.

It rained hard during the night and is supposed to be rainy today. On the plus side...it is good for the ground to get a nice soaking rain before winter. It is rain rather than snow, and due to the overcast skies...the weather stayed on the plus side of zero! Yay.

Not much happening other than the usual day to day living in my life. Pretty ho-hum at the moment...but I've learned to appreciate these moments in time as they never seem to last for long *grin* This weekend, my goal is to get the computer room all organized again, and then make a start on some of my crafts. The new flooring is being installed this Saturday in the basement, which means that all the stuff that is stored in my computer room will find it's way back down to it's home in the basement. It's been a long while waiting for this moment. Yay, the floor is finally all dry and no more musty smell down there.

My positives:
A lovely soaking rain to give things a good drink before winter makes it's appearance.
New flooring finally being installed this Saturday in the basement.
I will have time to get my computer room all organized once again.
I am healthy as is my family.
Sharing a vehicle has been working out pretty well. It has been saving us money...which is the lovely bonus side of those inconvenient times.
Short work week and its almost over.
So blessed and so grateful for all the blessings.

Have a wonderful day. Remember that you are a blessing to those around you and that your attitude can cause a ripple effect far beyond what you know.

Hugs,
Wanda


  
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SNUGLBUNIE 10/13/2011 9:16AM

    Yep, rain is definitely better than snow. We've getting rain here too, but it's not dampening my spirits, LOL. Have a great day!!!

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LADNBA 10/13/2011 7:11AM

    Enjoy your day! I empathize about long meetings, had a doozie yesterday.

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CORINNEMOMMY 10/13/2011 7:09AM

    I love Thursdays too:-) We only have one car payment (looooooove this so much better than driving around a new one)...hate car payments, can't wait til my hubby's jeep is paid off!

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Sleep...must have needed it last night!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Boy, I must have needed my sleep last night. I slept in about 20 minutes longer than usual, which means I am running this morning.

Just a quick hello this morning. I have a busy day ahead of me. A longer day at work due to a meeting that I must attend and that is being held after my usual head home hours. Oh well, more banked time.

Our temperatures have now hit the below zero mark at night. Snow is not that far off. We are supposed to get rain for the next couple of days, but it won't surprise me to see that it turns to snow over the nighttime.

My positives:

Sleep...it didn't want to have to get up yet even...such a good sleep, I wanted to savor it *grin*
A short work week...and it's payday today.
Two problems sorted out at work yesterday; satisfaction has been achieved.
Got my stairs in a work yesterday and working towards more again today.
Quin got his truck yesterday, yay for him. Now he heads out to work today. I'm always happy when things come together for my kids.
We are so blessed.

Have a wonderful and successful day.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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MAURIZIA 10/12/2011 12:01PM

    Oh, no, Wanda, no using those 4 letter words like sn*w!!!! Frightens me! :)

Enjoy your short work week...I am now on day 17 straight and working through Saturday...Can't wait for Sunday!!!

Hugs and blessings.

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LEXIE63 10/12/2011 11:16AM

    I hope the snow holds off for you a bit longer. :-)
Sleep. Could do with some of that. :-)

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SNUGLBUNIE 10/12/2011 7:27AM

    Oh wow, below zero already. That's scary,LOL. Your body probably needed the extra sleep Wanda. Have a great day! And it's my pay day too, WOOHOO. I need it over here, LMAO.

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Sleep...must have needed it last night!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Boy, I must have needed my sleep last night. I slept in about 20 minutes longer than usual, which means I am running this morning.

Just a quick hello this morning. I have a busy day ahead of me. A longer day at work due to a meeting that I must attend and that is being held after my usual head home hours. Oh well, more banked time.

Our temperatures have now hit the below zero mark at night. Snow is not that far off. We are supposed to get rain for the next couple of days, but it won't surprise me to see that it turns to snow over the nighttime.

My positives:

Sleep...it didn't want to have to get up yet even...such a good sleep, I wanted to savor it *grin*
A short work week...and it's payday today.
Two problems sorted out at work yesterday; satisfaction has been achieved.
Got my stairs in a work yesterday and working towards more again today.
Quin got his truck yesterday, yay for him. Now he heads out to work today. I'm always happy when things come together for my kids.
We are so blessed.

Have a wonderful and successful day.

Hugs,
Wanda

  


Thanksgiving is over and now it's on to Remembrance Day...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Thanksgiving is over for another year, not that it means we shouldn't still incorporate "thanks giving" into each of our days, but the celebration weekend is past. Now we are heading towards Remembrance Day on November 11 and then on to American Thanksgiving and the Big one ...Christmas. Such a busy time of year for many of us.
In our family we have the added bonus of multiple birthdays over the next few weeks. Today being my next brother's birthday...Happy Birthday Layne.

It's back to work after a busy weekend of family time and getting some tasks accomplished off the "to do" list. It's full speed ahead now at work attempting to get all our budgets spent before year end. Not as easy as it might appear, as many of the materials that our selectors are now choosing are publication dates for 2012, which means they won't arrive this year, which equates to the money isn't spent from this year's budget! The juggling that happens between now and year end is very challenging...but to be honest rather fun too!

My positives:

A wonderful four day weekend that allowed me/us to get many "to do's" accomplished. The deck is all cleared and the furniture stored for the winter.
Great family time.
My next oldest brother's birthday today.
A lovely crockpot of soup will be waiting for me when I get home from work today.
Payday tomorrow...yay!
Goal from last week has been successfully met.
One more Christmas gift has been purchased.
So blessed and so grateful for all the blessings.

Have a great and wonderful day,
Hugs,
Wanda

  
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TURKEYCALLER 10/11/2011 7:34AM

    Half the fun of the holidays in the preparation....don't you think?

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SNUGLBUNIE 10/11/2011 7:22AM

    Yep, we also usually try to spend all our money by year end, but ours is March 31. I gather at place of work is December. Hope you have a great day Wanda!

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