Hi everyone! I am soooo poooped out!! We had a very busy weekend. Most of my time was spent either on call, or helping Jen move. NO fun for me this weekend!! that sucks..... and tomorrow back to work I can not believe that next weekend is easter already. soo early this year. I have no clue what to do for my kids for easter. I have to think of something fast! They'll all be coming here for easter dinner.. well, at least I assume they will.. I better call my little Tony and make sure they are! Easter Sunday is also our 29th wedding anniversary. How the heck did that ever happen??? 29 years married! omg.. amazing we havent killed each other! We have actually been together since I was 16 (he was 20!) Suddenly I'm feeling a little old. Eiy yie yie! So this week I'm hoping to work on a couple easter projects.. I just wish I could stay home! I have all my swaps done and mailed except for I have something to left to mail to my swap buddy Marja in the netherlands.. I sent one package to her already, but I have something else I want to send to her! I have birthday gifts to work on too.. and also three bear orders that need to get done. (I'm having a little temper tantrum here.. hold on.. ) "I DONT WANT TO GO TO WORK! i DONT WANT TO GO TO WORK.. i DONT WANT TO GO TO WORK!!" (Ok, I'm over it..) I guess I should get off the computer and work on one of my projects! see ya all later! hugs and have a great week!
Hopefully, I will get really ambitious in the next half an hour and get them packed up and ready to go into todays mail! (but, yeah, dont count on it! lol) Busy weekend this weekend. I'm on call and have to go out in the field soon as I get myself dressed and then I have to go help my daughter with her moving.
Though, I must say that I am not cut out for that kind of stuff! Remember, I was a princess switched at birth. My body isnt supposed to do any kind of physical labor! And other then packing or unpacking.. I'm about useless to her. I carried some things up and down stairs last night.. and I'm an aching princess this morning! So say some prayers that some good strong able bodied men show up to help this afternoon and that all goes well! I'm sure it'll go well. But for now on.. everyone that moves and wants me involved, needs to hire movers!
Well, I'd like to stay around and chit chat with ya' all this morning, but Im already way behind in my plans for today and I havent eaten breakfast yet and I'm really hungry! so off I go to eat and work.. and move.. (doesnt sound like fun does it?) I hope everyone has a more fun day then i do planned. I'm missing a doll show today too.. I could have gone, but it would be a pain to fit it in, and really.. do I need another little doll somewhere in my house? (well... I do.. ) but I wont!
A girlat work shared this recipe for mini chicken pot pies. sooo yummy and only 3 weight watchers points a piece! thought I'd pass on the recipe to you girls!
1 (7.5 oz) can Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits
5 oz diced cooked chicken breast
1 can reduced cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup fat free cheddar cheese
1 tsp cried parsley flakes
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 can low sodium Veg-all, drained ( I used about a cup and a half of frozen mixed veggies)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Seperate biscuits and place each into the well of an ungreased nonstick muffin pan. Press dough up the sides of each well to the edge. Combine all ingredients. Spoon mixture evenly into each biscuit cup. Bake approx 15 minutes or until golden brown. let stand 2-3 mins before serving.
3 points each
OH! and do you want to see something really cute???
just look at this tiny sundae! how freaken cute is that!
the little waffle cup holds about 1/2 cup of icecream the cups are 1 point. The ice cream is breyers no sugar added.. 1 point for 1/2 cup.
Thats all for today all! now I have to go work on some tags for elizabeths swap!
You know that song from the 70's.. its a beautiful morning.. Its been stuck in my head allll week.. but I like that song, so its ok. Its a happy song! I think I'll post it on my playlist when I get done here.
then, theres this song..
♪♪vivi had a little lamb.. little lamb... little lamb ♪♪
I feel like Ive been a bad blogger bud lately. so totally unable to keep up with everyone like I'm used to doing.. or at least was better at until lately! but I am still here, and I have been quietly visiting I still love ya all and love to stop in and see what youre up to. I just always seem to be a bit pressed for time! I'm sure you all know exactly what I'm talking about!
hey!!! did 2 someones drop out of my followers??
There were 195 the other day.. now theres 193, 2 someones disappeared!
maybe they dont like me anymore.
oh.. and one more thing.. Whats up with these stupid annonymous spammy messages I keep getting that make no sense. they are making me mad! Blogger make them go away!
(OK.. I'm done complaining now!)
The most exciting thing in my life right now, has been the gorgeous spring weather that we had this last week! It was wonderful.. highs up to 60. sunny and perfect for going for walks! Which I did alot of. today the weather seems to be taking a step back to cool and rainy. but thats to be expected for this time of year. So hopefully there will be a dry spot later for a good walk! Got to keep losing this weight! doing ok.. just slower then I would like.. but I'm sticking to the program! not giving up or in!
I had a ball the last few days needlefelting all these little easter sweets! they will be going in the mail monday.. off to meet new people.. I hope they will like them! Been working on getting some swaps finished up and out of the way. I only have Elizabeths tag swap left to work on , and soul mommas may day basket swap. but I have lots of time to get that one done. E's need to be finished to be mailed out with in the next couple days or so. Wow.. Easter is early this year!
Today the kids are all supposed to be coming over for spagetti dinner. I have to go make meatballs soon as I finish here. I'm thinking about making choc chip cookies too.. that could get me into trouble though!! Then when Jen gets out of church were heading up to buffalo stamps to get some paper for E's tags. maybe stopping at the christmas tree store too. I love living in the country, but hate that we have to drive an hour to get anywhere good!
okeedokie!thats all for now folks.. gonna do some bloggy hopping now!
May the lord keep you in the palm of his hand and never close his fist too tight!
These things I warmly wish for you
someone to love
some work to do
a bit o sun
a bit o cheer
and a guardian angel always near!
God is good, but never dance in a small boat!
Wishing you the luck of the irish today! I'm not a wee bit irish.. and my daughter continually reminds me of that. what a party pooper! but I do have a little leprechan living in my house! have a fun day!
There I go taking pictures of my meal again! I'm just soo obsessed with food. I think about it way too much! At least I'm making mostly better choices these days. and when Im thinking about food, I'm thinking whats lots of stuff thats low in points so I can eat alot! Im allowed to have 23 points a day. That should change to 22 tomorrow when I weigh in. CROSS YOUR FINGERS!! Its been really slow going here lately. Last week I lost a pound.. the week before I gained about 1/2 a pound. I've been walking a lot now that the weather is changing. Some of the girls at work and I have been walking on our lunch hours. And tonight I came home and walked for 45 minutes before dinner.
I ate a lot today. Do you want to know what all I had?? Ok.. I'll tell you.. (even if you didnt want to know!) for breakfast I had a small banana and a cranberry vitatop muffin I also munched on some sliced red peppers. Then for a snack I had a peanut butter choc fiber one bar and swiss miss diet hot choc. (sooo good!). Then for lunch I had a bowl of the soup that i pretty much live on for lunches and my fluffy stuff jello with a couple grahm crackers and a WW cheese stick. then for a snack I had a 1 pt bag of micro wave popcorn. After work I went to wally world and ended up buying a box of special K bars and ate one of those on the way home.
Then for dinner, I had a yummy salad, a couple of jenny o turkey lite hot dogs.. (very good by the way!) and sauerkraut! all so yummy! and you can see above two of my very favorite condiments! then for a snack a little while ago I had hot air popcorn (no points!) I feel like I eat all day long.. well I do eat all day long. but always with in my points! Anyways.. just thought Id ramble on about that for a few minutes! because Im obsessed! But I have lost over 40 pounds.. so I'm doing ok! 30 more to go by summer . The weight came off so easy in the beginning.. now its soooo slllooowwww to come off! but I wont give up.. no I wont!
heres a few pictures from dinner last night. this is robby and his girlfriend Tiffany. me and Jennifer!
Bethanys boyfriend Torrie.. (HI TORRIE! Youre on my bloggie!) and tonys girlfriend Vanessa
And, tony and bethany.
I suppose I should get off the computer and get ready for bed. Cant wait for friday. But at least the weather is supposed to be really nice all week here and especially nice on the weekend! maybe I'll get some raking around the house done! yeah.. probably not.. I'm sure I'll be here working on a project of some sort.
Well, I did get alot done this weekend. I got my house mostly cleaned and my bunnies done for the bunny swaps..but I still didnt take the christmas stuff off the front of the house! eiy yie yie! And I didnt stay home the whole time either. Though, I should have. Every time I go out of the house I seem to spend money. Yesterday Jen and I went out for a bit to one of our favorite little places and this rabbit begged to come home with me! How could I pass up that sweet face? And.. speaking of sweet faces....
These are the last two kittens adn both are for my daughter Jennifer, but she cant take them yet. She has to move out of her apartment into another one at the end of the month. Really she is only moving so that she can have these sweet and wild creatures. So.. do you want to know their names?? the one above is Mister Whisker Buster Buttons! and the one below is Prince Pouncer Rumble Pumpkin!
I Know.. we are crazy.. and those are crazy names.. they will be called fred and frank for short. but not by me.. I'll probably call them Whiskers and Pouncer. They arent very cuddly.. they like to play wildly! But Frannie and Figgy were like that too at first.
We have plans for tonight. We are all going out to dinner. Tony and I and all the kids and their boyfriends/girlfriends. should be interesting. I'm trying not to eat to much today to save points for dinner.. but I'm starving and I keep finding myself in the kitchen eating jelly beans!! love those spicy ones!
I think I need another one of these bunnies to put in my bathroom! But I better not buy another thing! I'm supposed to be on a spending freeze! HA! thats going well.. not!
OH! did you wonder why I called my post "sunday snoring"? Its because both Jennifer and my husband are sleeping in the living room and it sounds like a couple of harleys running! Ive got big band music playing in here to drowned them out! lol!
Im taking my camera to dinner so maybe I'll have more pictures later. IF not, then have a great night everyone!
I love being able to save favorite photos of other peoples on flickr. Its like having a personal collection of things that make you smile. You wouldnt save them if you didnt love them. It would be so sweet to have a picture book of all these images.. I think I have just under 2000 favorites saved. tonight I finally figured out how to make a mosaic on flickr! I dont know why it took me so long to figure it out!Anyways, if you want to see all the pictures I have marked as favs.. go here! Theres so much cuteness there!
Some thing else that makes me happy... figgy and frannie! Here they are ON the kitchen table.. (no manners I swear!) I think they are hiding from their kittens! those last two babies are WILD! And something else thats really making me happy right now... ITS FRIDAY!!! I need this weekend to get some stuff around here done! Im am staying home all weekend! I am I am I am.. not gonna let anyone twist my arm either.. too much to do here. And, it'll make me happy to get it all done!
This made my tummy happy tonight for dinner too! scrambled eggs with red peppers, onions, asperagus, tomatos, ham and low fat cheese! and along with that, two lowfat nutrigrain waffles with fresh raspberries sandwhiched between them. And a cup of cocoa! mmmmm!!!!! so my friday night has kicked off in the right direction so far.. well mine has anyways, my hubbies hasnt though... His truck broke down about almost two hours away from home tonight. His buddy went to tow him home. Will be glad to see him when he gets here, but he'll be in a grumpy mood for sure. (I'll hide in my craft room!) Happy weekend everyone! I'll be visiting soon! hugs!
Some times Im just out of whack I guess! I just cant seem to get it together lately. I'm not sure what my problem is to tell the truth. I just am so behind in everything. my house is a mess, the laundry needs to be done, there are dishes in the sink, christmas bins on the porch.. Christmas garlands still up outside..
I used to be so much more with it then I seem to be lately. Im fine, theres nothing physically or mentally wrong with me, (though some may beg to differ!) I really just need a fairy God mother. or a magic wand. There simply is not enough time or energy in a day.Well, at least tomorrow is friday. Hopefully I'll get caught up on the weekend. My plan is to stay home all weekend and putter. ( I seem to say that alot!) Tomorrow morning before I go to work I'll clean the bathroom and run the vacuum (and do those dishes if I dont do them in a minute!) Theres really only a few in the sink .. it was just hubby and I for dinner. (oh and dinner was so good! steaks on the grill, asperagus and baked sweet potatos! mmm!) The problem is I just dont feel like doing them.
That is the whole problem! I just dont feel like doing a lot of things.. I just want to play and have fun. OH well.. work before play.. right? Its really not that bad. If I get right up in the morning, I can get 3 hours of house work in before I leave for work! then when I get home I can get the wreaths and the garlands off the front of the house.. then saturday morning I can get my son or husband to move all the christmas bins into storage for me. Then, I can do what I want.
So what do I want to do?? finish up swappy things of course! And work on an easter project. I have a bunch of things to work on. I do need to go to bonton too. but maybe I can go right after work tomorrow. Course if I do that then the christmas stuff outside wont get done til saturday!
Are you still here with me?? what a whine box I am tonight! just a little huh?
I wonder how all my bunny swappers are doing on their bunnies. Hey? Has it been quiet out here in blog land? Seems like it to me. Maybe just because Ive been so busy.
I lost another pound this past week! but its all coming off very slowly now. Now that the weather is getting nicer I'll get more walking in and hopefully that'll help to speed things up a little.
K.. thats all for tonight bloggie buds.. I have cozy bed full of kitties to cuddle with! Hubbys asleep on the couch.. He'll wake up some time in the middle of the night and stumble in.. till then its me and them!
We went to see Alice in Wonderland last night at the IMAX ! it was soo awesome! I feel bad for anyone who goes to see this and fails to realize the amazing talent and creativity that went into making it. It was really so good, that I need to go back to see it again. the 3 d effects were soo very cool, and johnny depp was so very johnny depp! I just loved it. YOu NEED to go out and see it and if you can, see it an an imax theatre, its like being right there!
Jenny, (be cheery) and her sister Missy met us there. We got there a little over an hour before it started. We got our tickets on line which was a good thing, because the shows were all sold out. And.. we were first in line! perfect, when they let us in, Jenny and I ran to the theatre so we could be sure to get the center of the back row! Jenny got there first.. that girl can move.. I lost her and didnt know where I was going.. the others took the elevator! some guy ran by me and I followed him.. cause I really didnt know where I was going! And.. we got the exact seats we wanted.. Thanks to Jenny!
there were 7 if us, my daughters, jen and beth and my sons girlfriend, Vanessa and another friend of ours Katie all went out to dinner first at Applebees, then we met jenny and Missy at the theater.
Crazy daughter Bethany brought her camera, I was glad, because I took everything, including my camera out of my purse so I could smuggle in popcorn! We made 6 batches of popcorn to take with us, though Jennifer and I ate one bag before we picked up the other girls! And not only that, but I had made a batch around 11:00 am which I ended up spilling on the floor in my craft room, while I was trying to clean up the tea I had just spilled! so that would be 7 batches of popcorn made yesterday! there is still a bag left though that Im taking to work with me today.
Anyways, we had a good time and you should all go see it!
In other news, I went and did a little shopping with my other sons girlfriend on saturday and found this gorgeous colored wool at Country Treasures in Brockport. I bought what you see her and more!
Then I stayed up late saturday night and got up early yesterday morning so I could play! didnt get anything finished, but got a few things started! Just like a kid with a new toy.. You dont want to go to sleep, cause you love it so much and you cant wait to get up to play with it again! except back then, it was usually something you could take to bed with you to sleep with!
This is what I've been sleeping with though.. Arent they seriously amazingly adorable?!!! Ive gotten updates on all the kittens that went to their new homes and they are all doing great! I saw my son Tonys kitten yesterday, and she seems to be happy in her new home. Its easier to give them away when you know who has them will love and spoil them and take good care of them!
Well, unfortunetely I have to go to work.. so off I go! will be blog hopping tonight! see you then! hugs and happy monday!