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Found my Wii and it's all set up and ready for me.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

We finally found our Wii and got it all set up again. It was packed away with all the rest of the stuff from when our basement flooded. I couldn't find it. YAY...now it's up and running and I can finally start using it again.

I tried out Shyra's new Zumba fit and thought I had killed myself! Wow, that is a work out! Think I will ease my way back into things with the Fitness plus one first. I am determined to make exercise a part of my regular day. I need to add something to stair climbing and walking.

Kaeli and I got Pauline delivered to Brian safely yesterday. It was sad to see her go, but nice to know that she had a good time while she was here.

My positives:
Beautiful driving conditions yesterday.
Finding the Wii and getting it set back up and using it.
I still have some holiday time left.
Finally a good sleep last night.
Time with Kaeli yesterday. We stopped at IKEA on our way home and she was able to pick up some things she needed. I remembered to pick up a new picture frame.
Time.

Have a wonderful day, enjoy being alive.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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MAURIZIA 12/28/2011 10:45AM

    Wanda, where did you find the Wii? Were my WATP DVDs there, too? Just wondering because I don't remember where they are! :)

Does the adrenaline from finding a dead mouse count as exercise? My morning wakeup call from Katie...Crying because it had stopped moving. Silly kitty.

Glad you found the Wii and it is all set up...I'm thinking the fact that I've done 3 round trips up & down the stairs at my apartment before 8 AM should count as cardio...especially if you see these stairs! Each step is higher than it is front to back...looks like they were put in upside down...which may be the case since the house was built in the 1700s! :)

Have a great day!! Yea! I'm still on holiday too!

Hugs and love.

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SNUGLBUNIE 12/28/2011 10:23AM

    Good for you for adding the Wii and you will be able to do the Zumba in time :) Have a great day at home. Wish I was at home too, hee hee. Next year for sure.

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On the road today...

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Garry's Mom is heading to Red Deer today via the Wanda express! Kaeli has today off work also, so she is coming with me as we take Pauline to meet up with Garry's brother, who will see that she gets back home.
We have enjoyed having her here to visit and are already looking forward to the next time she comes.

Very grateful that our winter has been very mild...we lost power in our area of the city yesterday for about 2.5 hours. Happy to say that my oil lamp is still working well and the candles were readily available. It was very dark by the time they got the power back on and just beginning to get cool in the house. We have a fireplace, but it really doesn't produce much in the way of heat.

My positives:
Kaeli having the day off work and able to travel with me for company on the way home.
Having been able to have Garry's Mom here for Christmas.
The power outage was restored fairly quickly.
A chance to chat with Quin via SKYPE yesterday. Although we kept getting disconnected, probably due to the power issue yesterday that was on the verge of going out.
Everything is up and running smoothly once again.
Be so blessed.

Have a wonderful day.
Hugs,
Wanda

  
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YOYONOMORE1 12/27/2011 4:48PM

    It's nice you'll have company on your road trip, glad you enjoyed the time your MIL could come and spend with you and your family, I bet she really enjoyed it too. So glad we didn't get snow till today and we had dry roads and good weather yesterday, as we ended up coming home last night instead of staying at youngest DD's. I have all the Christmas decorations down and put away for another year. Tomorrow will be doing some serious cleaning. Glad you got to chat with your son. It's almost time to say good-bye to 2011. My test results were good, it's just two small cysts, I am relieved.

Hugs,
Shirl

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MAURIZIA 12/27/2011 11:12AM

    Wanda, safe travels. Glad your power got restored. Enjoy your time with Kaeli.

Mild here...thought it is going down to the 20s*F tonight...but just fl*rries tomorrow night, they say. Hoping...

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SNUGLBUNIE 12/27/2011 8:51AM

    Our day is very mild here, so we better start that snowball fight before the snow melts, LOL. Have a great day Wanda!

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Happy Boxing Day

Monday, December 26, 2011

Christmas has come and gone and all the hoopla is taking a rest!

Today will be a day of just enjoying all the blessings that come our way.
Garry is taking his mom in to the city to see a friend of hers later this afternoon. I am hoping to get some time to try out the girls new Zumba fitness Wii program. Looking forward to having some "me " time.


My MIL, Pauline. It has been so wonderful to have her with us. Kaeli and I are going to drive her tomorrow to meet up with Garry's brother, who will see that she gets back home.


Shyra and her boyfriend Kyle...it was so nice to have Kyle join us for Christmas celebrations.

We all got moustaches in our stockings...now we can be just like Garry!

I just realized that we didn't take a family picture...probably because Quin wasn't home to be in it!

Have a wonderful and blessed day.
Hugs,
Wanda

  
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MAURIZIA 12/26/2011 2:10PM

    Happy Boxing Day to ya! Thanks for sharing a part of your day! Those young woman are as beautiful as their mom - and i bet, like you, the beauty flows from inside.

Enjoy your day! I on HOLIDAY! Woohoo!! Cleaned off the pantry counter this morning...and have reclaimed a lot of it back!! Decluttering is the word of the day!

Hugs and love.

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SNUGLBUNIE 12/26/2011 12:10PM

    What beautiful daughters you have Wanda! Glad you enjoyed.

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Merry Christmas Eve!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Garry and his Mom arrived safe and sound yesterday afternoon. All is well in my world now.

Today is our big day of celebrating, we celebrate with our big meal on Christmas eve. We follow the traditional Ukrainian meal, with a few of our own traditions that developed over the years.

My positives:

Having my family around me. Although we will miss having Quin home for Christmas this year we will celebrate with him via the phone and then when he is able to get home.
All Kaeli's help with the preparations for dinner this evening.
Having Garry's Mom with us.
Being able to freely celebrate our faith.

Have a wonderful and safe holiday.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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MAURIZIA 12/25/2011 7:28AM

    Merry Christmas, Wanda!

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MAURIZIA 12/25/2011 7:27AM

    Merry Christmas, Wanda!

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BUSYBRE 12/24/2011 3:15PM

    Have an absolutely WONDERFUL dinner and holiday celebrations and a most Healthy Peaceful New Year for you & all yours.

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SNUGLBUNIE 12/24/2011 10:53AM

    Have a Wonderful Christmas Eve Wanda!

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LEXIE63 12/24/2011 10:33AM

    You too Honey! I'm about to go clean the kitchen after wrecking it to make tonight's meal. :-)
Bry and Rob will be here in a couple of hours, all being well.
Hugs,
Lex xxx

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MIL arrives today...YAY!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Garry drove to Saskatchewan yesterday and will be bringing his mom back home with him today. I am looking forward to having his mom here for a visit and for Christmas.

Shyra and I had a great day yesterday. I completed all my shopping and even got my presents wrapped! Today I will make up some scalloped potatoes in the crock pot for dinner tonight and might even make an attempt to get my nutmeg logs made. I'm tossing about recipes for Christmas morning breakfast too.

My house is all clean, my laundry is done, all my parcels that I needed to send are gone, supplies for Christmas eve supper are ready, all bills are paid...yep, I'm as ready as I'm going to get!

My positives:

Garry had safe travels yesterday and trusting the Lord to grant him and his Mom the same today.
Shy and I had a wonderful day together yesterday, almost everything on the to do list was completed.
Time today to do a bit of relaxing.
I'm excited about having some time off work to enjoy being at home.

Have a wonderfully blessed day, if travels are in your forecast, wishing you safe travels.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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LEXIE63 12/23/2011 1:45PM

    It is the time to be getting very excited! :-) I know I am. This time tomorrow, with a little luck and a following wind, Bryony and Rob should be here, ready to start our festivities. :-)
I can't wait!
Hugs,
Lex xxx

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MAURIZIA 12/23/2011 12:22PM

    Enjoy time with your MIL! (BTW, Saskatchewan is on my bucket list! Loved saying that word when I was a little girl...) Sounds like you are ready to have a wonderful Christmas!

Tonight I start baking! emoticon

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SNUGLBUNIE 12/23/2011 9:52AM

    Enjoy your time with your MIL :) xoxoxoxo

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USMAWIFE 12/23/2011 9:20AM

    Merry Christmas to you..

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