April LTP

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Wed, 04-03-2013 - 10:42pm

Oopsie, forgot about changing LTP threads! Sorry about that!

Ruth, you're our March winner! Here's a blinky for a future day...

Now on to April! Let's chat it up! :D

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Mon, 04-08-2013 - 11:21pm
Busy day here, with periods of quiet computer time as work was done in the basement but also organising in the closets and drawers of the bedrooms. Lots more could be done, a good start made on a form of spring cleaning. ;) And now I appear to be caught up with my book reviews, too! Hoping for a good night's sleep and then plenty of energy for grocery shopping and cooking after preschool.

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Wed, 04-10-2013 - 12:47am
Our tub was the last thing to be hooked up, today. It had a broken part and that would take a week to get here, so we went for a new shower kit. I have a bunch of clean-up tomorrow but first I'm going to try out the shower for myself, hee hee.

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Wed, 04-10-2013 - 12:49am
I must get back to knitting in the next few days - I'm itching to do it, yet I've also been tired in the evenings and didn't think I could keep my mind on it. I could really use the slippers I started for myself, so that might be a good project to pick up first, unless the boys pester me for theirs instead. ;)

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Wed, 04-10-2013 - 9:03am

Good day yesterday...took mom to get tested for new hearing aides...and then went out to lunch with my folks...Only draw back is it was raining/snowing and cold...wish spring would come!!

Today  picking up dmil and going to the casino ...weather permitting..and then she will stay with us for a few days ....

We are expecting 10-12 inches of snow overnight and into tomorrow...ick...Where oh where is spring????


 


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Wed, 04-10-2013 - 1:20pm
Snow's not allowed! It must go away! ;)

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Wed, 04-10-2013 - 1:23pm
Rain hasn't showed up yet here, but we've been inside for cleaning. Floors are done (minus the kitchen, will see if I have a spare cloth or get to it after more laundry) and two loads of laundry on the go. Still need to clean the bathroom and decide on supper - a hole showed up in my meal plan since there aren't enough tortellini leftovers for a second dinner. Ben and I might take Hubby out for lunch, in which case I could pick up a Safeway rotisserie chicken and some potato salad...

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Fri, 04-12-2013 - 10:44am

Yuck on Ruth's snow!  We had thunderstorms and then a cool spell, should be in the 70's again tomorrow, yay! 

My dh has been out of town for a few days, I'm working on some of my projects while he's gone.  Also getting a super good cleaning in our bathroom.  Today washing blankets to store for the summer.  Always need extra linens on hand for when my oldest ds and dil come over and decide to spend the night.  

Thinking about crocheting a quick colorful throw for the living room.  We recently painted, it looks nice but everything is so beige-y....need a pop of color.  Also saw an idea for spray-painting designs on pillows, will let you know if I do that how that goes!

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Fri, 04-12-2013 - 1:25pm

We've had a mix of rain, cloud and sun for the past few days. Yesterday we got out for a walk in the morning while it was nice, then had rain an hour or so later. I guess that should be a lesson to get fresh air when we can. ;)

Good job with the projects and cleaning! I know what you mean about adding colour - our house has beige walls in living room, dining room and part of the kitchen. The rest of the house is off-white, except for my teeny bathroom with a robin's-egg blue for the top half of the walls! We plan on painting because there were some messy spots from the last owner's painting, but also to change up colours, a much lighter tan where it's beige and then colour in the bedrooms (probably also quite light, but something other than white).

Have a good weekend!

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Fri, 04-12-2013 - 1:43pm

Last night I started catching up on my April writing goals, so the words I managed must have drained my brain - when I came here to write something about our Thursday, I drew a blank, tsk tsk.

There was no playgroup because of illness, so after tutoring I took Ben for a walk to the thrift store to fill the gap in the morning where I'd planned playtime. (Good thing I didn't tell him about those plans and have him disappointed. He might be reluctant to get out of the house, but he does love the selection of toys at the group! I'm sure eventually he'll also think of it as time with friends...)

In the afternoon I did some cleaning and audio editing. After the boys' bedtime, we caught up on The Voice from earlier in the week when we'd been busy with plumbing issues in the evenings. Besides the writing, I also did a little knitting: Ben's slippers. I need new yarn for my own slippers because it all started breaking apart when I discovered errors Wednesday night and tried to start over. :( Wrong material, I'm assuming, so I'll go back to the store and look more closely this time. Until then, I'm back to a smaller project and easier yarn. ;) Blue for Ben, then yellow for Tim. I hope I can make it through four slippers, being a newcomer to this craft!

So far today: Bible study, trimming the dog's nails, washing the basement floor of some of the grime from the recent work down there, and laundry. I should get Ben moving after snacktime, go out to pick up tortillas for our burrito supper - we like plain ones and when we shopped on Tuesday there were only flavoured ones. We can check the box at the post office as well and then have a good appetite for lunch, probably chicken salad to use up Wednesday's rotisserie leftovers. (I'm getting a bit better about using meat leftovers for lunches so we eat less processed meat, which is supposed to be a small portion of the overall diet.)

Tonight I should have time to watch the original Flight of the Phoenix (have only seen the remake when it was in theatres) and either write letters/emails or knit!

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Sun, 04-14-2013 - 4:07pm

Hello...We have clouds, rain, sleet,..a 'Lovely' April day....Not...lol

Went to visit my folks...dad was crabby with me...(I think) and mom was more agitated....not a good visit...He is going in tomorrow for a PET scan on his lungs...so I am thinking that is upsetting him...which I do understand..but not my fault...so I came home depressed...and now will curl up with a book and relax...:)   Think Spring either missed us or is not coming...lol



 


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