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Happy Monday -- busy day yesterday; but fun !!! Just what the doctor ordered ..

Monday, August 20, 2018



Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I made up coffee, hot cocoa, and hot tea .. all of which can be chilled if you prefer !! :) Help yourself and welcome !! :)

We also have iced for a selection of fresh iced drinks ...



Ahhhhh I'm thankful that hubby gave me Saturday to just be .. He went off to the mall, and I got alot of cleaning done upstairs .. that has been chewing at me .. BAD ... and I'm happy to say that it is done .. :)

sweating up a storm .. :)

I also sorted out my quilting squares .. (now just getting time to start putting them together *sigh* ) ... (thinking that will be some of my time while he is gone next week)



The alternate light/dark squares will be the edge .. According to my calculations it would end up to be about 6x4 feet square ..

It felt good to just have a day, and I'm thankful that hubby gave that to me .. I got alot of things done, and I was exhausted by the time I went to bed .. and my mood was raised as well .. I got a little perk me up when hubby called me downstairs in the morning, and out at the hummer feeders was what I believe was a baby hummer... he was about 3/4 of the size of our other ones, fluffier, where the adults are sleeker, and alot less coordinated in his flying ..lol .. I didn't get a picture of him though .. :( and I didn't see him come back the rest of the day .. but that made me smile .. The most I've seen at our feeders (fighting) at one time have been 3 .. but I do believe we have 5 that have been visiting .. :)

I freshened up the feeders; and sat outside .. just watching and waiting .. and well .. they came up but couldn't figure out that big orange flower (I was wearing my orange tshirt) .. and didn't really know what to make of it .. and wouldn't settle down .. As soon as I moved alittle farther away (back to my normal sitting spot) and they came back ..



He was checking to see what this strange orange flower was that was sitting there .. lol .. but I couldn't get them to settle down .. and then he brought back friends, and 3 of them were hovering around .. but were too skiddish to get the camera up .. I'll get them .. lol lol .. it just wasn't Saturday .. lol lol ..

I slept good, because I had a busy day .. and got alot of stuff done that has been eating at me ..

Yesterday we took a road trip up to Northstar (Bowler Wisconsin), and got my next coupon item; and played .. the machines were VERY VERY good to me .. :) and I played with their money all day ..

The coupon item for this week was the spice rack ..



Now .. not sure if this is going to be used as a spice rack or a "glitter" and "powder" rack up my craft room .. while my spice drawer is pretty packed, I really am not a "spice" cooker, besides the basics .. onion powder, garlic powder, italian seasonings, crushed red pepper, chili powder .. that's my basics... and this has 17 spots .. I've got tons of powders, embossing powders and glitters up in my room .. Hubby wants to use it for a M&M dispenser .. he named pretty many, but I don't think he's gotten to 17 yet, but he's working on it .. lol lol ..

But we left so fast yesterday; I forgot ALL of my jewelry .. my bracelets, earrings and even my stepometer fitbit wannabe .. *SHOCK* .. but felt good about the walking I did .. however had to laugh at myself .. as I was walking, subconsciously I making sure my left hand was free, so my arm could swing while I walked .. even though there was nothing on it to do counting .. lol lol lol ..

We had a fun day yesterday, and stopped at KwikTrip for our hot dog .. ... They were out, and the new batch wouldn't come out for at least another 5 minutes .. I told hubby that I'll just munch on my goldfish crackers, and then we can have spaghetti when we get home .. so off we went... I have been back to eating 1 major meal per day .. and I've been eating for myself, and not overeating .. however, I did have 2 brats for lunch on Saturday, and well -- suffered for it Saturday evening .. (IBS attack) .. I think that I ended up the grease attacking me, after eating very light the previous couple of days; because of this cold .. *DOH* ..

So we had our spaghetti when we got home .. I made up the pasta, (in my new pasta pot), but instead of ALL pasta in my plate .. I brought out my spiralizer, and made myself some zucchini spaghetti .. :) leaving 3/4 of the pasta for hubby .. :) It was good .. :) and I steamed my zucchini spaghetti .. (yes .. that does work .. :) ) .. to aldante .. :)

Unfortunately .. I had a bad night sleep last night ... between this cold, and things running through my head; I only slept for 1-2 hours at a time .. and this morning hubby suggested running to the Dells, and use our free money; have lunch, and then come home before the rain comes .. All I can do is *sigh* .. I told him this morning, when he asked why I didn't sleep well ... that trying to keep up with him (that explains I enjoy our time together) is impossible, because there are other things that I want to do .. He explained that he enjoys going during the summer, because during the winter he slows down (but the things I want to finish have to be done before winter .. (quilt)) but I explained that I'm going through nothing different than when I was at work .. working all day; and the social times, and then trying to fit in all the stuff I have to do, and want to do in between .. the only difference is spending time with him is more fun then spending time at work .. (that smoothed out the conversation) ..

I'm seriously considering going with him; because I feel no energy to do things around here, and I told him as long as he promises that we will be back in a timely manner ..

This is the last week before his trip to Vegas, and my bachlorettism, and while I have plans .. I still have a couple days to just be home while he's gone .. so I have something to look forward to .. :)

Today we will be running to the Dells for a bit, tomorrow I'm meeting him downtown for our ol'farts money; and to enjoy the buffet for lunch (awesome salad bar), Wednesday I'm getting rid of my grey again .. YAY !!!! and so far (hopefully) Thursday is a day without plans, and Friday evening I take him to the airport .. and then AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!
!

I love him dearly and he is literally my best friend, but he's exhausting .. lol lol lol ..



Have a great Monday .. I'm going to !!!!
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  • PEZMOM1
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    35 days ago
  • GODS-PRINCESS
    Glad you had a awesome day!
    35 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Glad you had the chance to do some cleaning that you wanted to complete.

    Love the pattern of your quilt!

    That’s awesome that you had the chance to se that baby hummer!

    Wow! Nice spice rack!

    Glad you had a fun day yesterday. Yeah for the zoodles (zucchini noodles!

    Oh no on the bad sleep. Doesn’t help anything.

    Glad you and DH had a good chat. That always helps to clear the air.

    Have safe travels to the Dells. Yes, we’re supposed to get drenched so I see. **SIGH**

    The retirement routine will settle in. Takes so much time!
    35 days ago
  • HAZELMOMMA
    Woohoo!!!
    35 days ago
  • JULIENSMITH
    Cute quilt!
    35 days ago
  • KBME22
    Good morning and proud of you
    35 days ago
  • LIZZIE138
    I’m so amazed at you. And very happy for you. I’m still trying to settle into retirement & it’s been almost 8 months. When I was working new retirees would come in & say that they were having a hard time adjusting to their retirement & I would think how could that be. But I’m still trudging along and I’m sure I will find my footing in this new phase of my life.

    On another note, can I send my hubby to Vegas with yours? Pretty please??? It is all I can do to get him to leave the house without me & I could sure use that break.
    35 days ago
  • GGRANLDY
    Cool pictures..
    35 days ago
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