Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Day After Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving went well for the most part. DH buggered off after dinner and I was stuck socializing with MIL. Don’t get me wrong, she’s a very nice lady, but she was tired and was struggling to make small talk. I … Continue reading

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It’s like butta

At the grocery store I saw butter on sale for $2.50 each (limit 4). Decent price as it’s been about $3 or $3.50 recently. Then my eagle eye spotted a coupon on the butter for 55 cents more off the … Continue reading

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Rhymes with Glass

I think I’m going to outlaw glass in my house. Yesterday a glass shelf spontaneously fell in the bathroom. It’s been hanging by a thread and finally just let go. When it broke it fell into three large pieces and … Continue reading

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The Window Project

I’m making progress on weather stripping the windows. And caulking. Now I’ve run into the problem that some windows are almost completely missing paint. Since the house is aluminum sided, the window frames (but only some) and door frames are … Continue reading

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The Garage Project: staying focused

I’m still trying to stay focused on the garage project. It’s not easy. I did, however, spend many hours in there today and I have just the last bay to open up, and the ceiling to cut. In the meantime … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy

I’m a bit of a Halloween candy witch in that my kids get two pieces for dessert and that’s it for the day. My kids would have candy through Thanksgiving if I didn’t raid their bags. The other day Charlotte … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Margaret’s school did a bit about what is a veteran and why they are important. I was pleased that she realized that our friend J is a veteran. J is a Navy nurse (though formerly Air Force) and served in … Continue reading

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