Random Thoughts and Life At Our House
Well, darn. This is what I woke up to this morning:
Another sign of winter are the birdies:
Sigh. Winter is here.
My kids are on a mission, darn it. To stop me from cussing, particularly in public. My daughter says I shouldn’t be corrupting youth. Not sure they’re going to eradicate a habit I’ve had for over 2/3rds of my life. And I like cussing! It’s emotionally satisfying. If I hadn’t been there for the birth and if my kids weren’t so much like me, I’d have to wonder if they were actually mine!
We still have one more Christmas to go. We celebrate with my in-laws on New Year’s Day. We got the shopping done yesterday. And husband went out today and bought a pork loin to make into pork roast and some chops, and sauerkraut, and a handful of poppers for New Year’s Eve.
Saver and I also hit the calendar kiosk for our 50% off calendar shopping. I had to splurge on an extra desk calendar when I saw the “Believing In Ourselves” Daily Meditations for Women desk calendar. The “Spirit of Place” and the “What Horses Teach Us” are Saver’s calendars.
While I was rummaging around through some papers before Christmas I found a Toys R Us gift card that had belonged to Spider Bait. According to him he gave me the card for cash and I should go get some Triops. Um, okay. So I made a trip to Toys R Us but they didn’t have Triops. They did have Sea Monkeys. So I grabbed some of them and a couple of puzzles. I had to use some of my Christmas cash cause getting 2 puzzles instead of just one put me over the gift card. And I’m not even sure the Sea Monkeys are any good cause the packets feel funny. Like maybe they got wet at some point. Oh, well. Time will tell.
I also had a JoAnn Fabric’s gift card from my birthday and I had to hit JoAnn’s to check out the sales. I needed this stuff like I needed a hole in my head and I went over my card limit (seeing a pattern here?) and spent some of my Christmas cash because they were clearing out the paper and there were only a couple left. I have nooo will power. And, NO, I will not tell you how many WIP’s I have lying around here.
Fur Babies and Other Friends
Before Christmas I finally got my Hermit Crab tanks cleaned back up. I was a bad crab mommy.
Out In The Yard
Attention plant lovers! It’s time to start repotting plants house plants and starting your perennial seeds! Once the Solstice has passed and the days begin to get longer you’re good to go.
And a heads up to you orchid lovers! Ikea has Phalaenopsis orchids on sale for $4.99. More Christmas cash gone.
Mug of the Day
Time for me to go. Here’s me working on a post. Usually, though, I’m in my PJ’s!