4. Work on reviews.
5. Fix T’s bike.
6. Bake & Freeze Homemade Crescent Rolls and English Muffins.
9. Find sewing kit & repair Grayson’s Lightning McQueen chair.
10. Re-pot plants.
12. Pack &
13. Make detailed list of stuff to sell.
16. Return library books.
17. Open savings account & deposit rebate checks.
19. Bake Greg more cookies.
20. Re-figure budget.
I ‘stole’ the following from Crazy Adventures in Parenting…the fearless leader of To-Do Tuesday. =)
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Well, my baby girl is off to camp today. This is the first time she will really be away from family. She gathered most everything she needed, and I finally got her all packed up yesterday. She’s a bit nervous, but excited at the same time. She’s used to being away from one of us for a week at a time, but not both. I packed a few little surprises in her bag…hopefully they will make her happy rather than make her cry. What am I thinking? This is Trinity, the Drama Queen, it will most likely make her cry. Maybe since she will be around friends she will refrain.
Well, as you know, I have totally neglected my blog this past week or so because we had family come from out of town. My mom, little sister – Nicki, brother-in-law – Johnny, and sweet little niece – Madi, along with their 3 chihuahuas – Chico, Rooster, & Tater, arrived on Thursday morning, and headed home Tuesday evening. Even after warning the dogs not to pee, poop, puke or any other disgusting ‘doggie’ action in my house, they managed to do all 3 not long after arriving. We are borrowing a shampooer…
One of the first incidents we had, was what we will call the ‘Fire Ball’. Nicki decided she was going to make breakfast (scrambled eggs), while I was going to take a quick shower. Having just cleaned up a little water spill in the dining room, I headed down the hall. After a few seconds I heard a *Ka-Boom*, then a little ‘Yelp’ from my sister. Thinking she slipped on the not-quite-dry floor, I came back down the hall to find her whimpering in the Living Room. She, not knowing how to use a gas stove, had turned the burner on, then when nothing happened she turned it back past ‘Light’…hence the *Ka-Boom*. She claimed it created a huge ‘Fire Ball’ and was ‘So scary!’ Mom and I burst out laughing thinking she was over exaggerating, then after instructing her on how to use the stove I noticed the partially melted plastic sack on the counter. Luckily it only scared her…not sure if she’ll want to cook the next time she visits.
We wanted to spend the day w/ my dad about an hour away, so Nicki, Johnny, and I loaded up all the kids and headed to Sturkie. Dad had planned for us to spend the day at the river and let the kids swim…maybe take a little trip up river in the canoes and fish a bit.
(I have a whole blog post planned for the fishing stories he told that day.) Grayson had a meltdown earlier when dad’s neighbors puppies jumped all over him, so he was a little shaken up when we finally went to the river. There were several groups already set up along the bank in various places, but there was plenty of room for our crew. Grayson helped my dad set a minnow trap, and then spent most of the day licking the river.
This week I didn’t do much… First off, Walgreens didn’t have that great of deals…at least for stuff I needed. Plus we went to Old Navy on Saturday and that’s where I chose to spend most of my money. =) You can see how I got $180.50 worth of stuff for less than $55.00 in my previous post ‘Old Navy Smackdown!‘ Lastly, I have family coming in today, and have been frantically getting my house ready and planning activities to entertain. They were actually supposed to be in early this morning, but aren’t going to be here until around lunch. I was planning on using mom’s truck to do my grocery shopping today so I didn’t have to shuttle Greg to and from work, so my shopping will occur later this afternoon. I hope to get some good deals at Wal-mart using LOTS of coupons! I’m gonna be feeding 10 this week rather than 6 on the same food budget, so I’ll have to be REALLY creative! If I get anything super-duper I’ll post it here later this afternoon.
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