The last of the presents I've ordered have arrived! Nothing big, but I did almost all of my shopping online during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now everything is accounted for. *smile* We were within budget, and we were able to find gifts for everyone in our immediate family. I spent last night wrapping … Continue reading Wrapped and Ready To Go!
I picked up a smaller table from the relative that gifted me with the knitting machine, and it fits SO much better in our house! Here's a peek: I really like how it came out! And I'm sloooooowly but surely working on learning to use it. I will admit that not knowing how to knit … Continue reading Knitting Machine Final Set Up
My husband has gut issues, and is very limited in what he can eat, so when we go somewhere to eat, we need to provide something for him that's safe. We'll be going to the family Thanksgiving thrown by his side of the family, which means... I need to make food. I'll not be Keto … Continue reading Thanksgiving Prep for My Husband
We went to a funeral this last Saturday, and on the way we went from about 45 degrees to freezing and extremely windy aaaaand... first snow! It didn't stick of course, but I got a good picture: It had snowed for maybe 10 minutes in Dodgeville while I was there on October 11th, but this … Continue reading First Snow and a New Coat
My husband and I attended a wedding this last weekend for his cousin, and I'm so happy that she's happy! She's made some major changes in her life, all self motivated, and I've been really impressed with the hard work she put in and her results. It turns out the guy she found actually went … Continue reading October Wedding!
While we were in California, we got a really good deal on a Condo from the bride's connections. 10 of us, all family, stayed there, and I took photos because Oh. My. God. I've never stayed anywhere so nice! It was ridiculous... I was SO afraid of breaking things! Because, face it. I'm low income, … Continue reading The Condo We Stayed in was Ridiculous!
I said we went to a wedding, but I didn't mention it was to a California wedding. I don't like saying when I will be out of the house for a few days because that's just inviting theft. But we did! We flew to California, and we had a great wedding. This was the backdrop: … Continue reading We Went to a California Wedding
We had a fun Friday! My cousin got married, and while we weren't invited to the wedding (very small), we were invited to the reception immediately after. I left work early so we could get there in time. And all of our relatives were there! This was the first time we've all been together since … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate!
My mother-in-law went into surgery on last Tuesday for a Basilar Aneurysm that was about 7mm long. She was supposed to go in in the morning, but didn't start until 1pm, and didn't finish until around around 6pm. It went well. She stayed in the hospital overnight and went home the next day. Success! I … Continue reading Surgery Success!
My Mother-In-Law went in to get a lump checked (it was fine), and the scan they used showed that she had an aneurysm on her Basilar Artery. It's Saccular and about 1 cm in size. It has NOT burst yet. So this week will be a lot of waiting. Waiting for her to meet with … Continue reading My MIL Found an Aneurysm