Weekend Update – Things I Liked This Week – February 2018

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The Things I Liked This Week January 2018

The Things I Liked This Week January 2018

I started doing The Things I Liked This Week in June of 2015 and it’s definitely become my favorite monthly post. I love adding to my list throughout the week.

Here are the things I liked this week:

1. These cats

 

2. Fiona the hipoo
The Cincinnati Zoo posted a video this week of some never before posted video from when Fiona was little. It’s predictably adorable.

 

3. Our Valentine’s Day tradition
Every year we get some Moonstruck chocolates, something bubbly to drink and watch our wedding video.
Valentine's Day Chocolates and Proseco

 

4. This is so true
My brain at night

 

5. This is too
Flu season

 

6. Brilliant ideas

 

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Weekend Update – Things I Liked This Week – January 2018

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The Things I Liked This Week January 2018

The Things I Liked This Week January 2018

I started doing The Things I Liked This Week in June of 2015 and it’s definitely become my favorite monthly post. I love adding to my list throughout the week.

Here are the things I liked this week:

1. Abby checking things out
We cleaned out and reorganized the pantry. She had to go check things out. Probably just in case we moved the treats in there.
Abby looking around the pantry

 

2. This is totally accurate.
Good Day Bad Day

 

3. Lily the elephant
She cracks me up

 

4. This tweet from Frank Oz
I just love this

 

5. This penguin

 

6. This

 

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Weekend Update – January 7. 2018

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018 in Weekend Update | 8 comments

Weekend Update

Our holiday season was nice but I’m kind of glad to have all the hoopla over with and the decorations put away. It’s nice to be back in somewhat of a routine.

Happy for:
Surviving this week. It was the longest short week ever at work. January is always my busy time at work and it started right off the bat on Tuesday morning. I was so glad we had nothing much on the agenda this weekend.

Looking forward to:
Bout of Books 21 starts tomorrow (technically midnight tonight). I always enjoy this weeklong effort to read more than I normally do.

Letting go of:
I didn’t choose a word for 2018. I pretty much ignored my word for 2017 about five days after I chose it.

There are a few other things I’m going to let go of this year. Some of them are just becoming that one more thing that I feel I have to do and I need to remind myself that they are completely optional.

Making an attempt at:
I’ve put away my traveler’s notebook and I’m trying a digital planner/journal this year. The Hubster got me an apple pencil for Christmas and I want to try keeping my journal and planner on my ipad.

Enjoying:
This video was the best thing this week.

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Weekend Update – My January 2018 Could Do List

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Fun, Weekend Update | 8 comments

Weekend Update

December 2017 Could Do List

I’ve seen a few bloggers post a monthly ‘Could Do” list and I think it’s a fun idea. Here are a few things I”d like to do in December. I might do them all but I don’t feel obligated to complete the list.

1. Clear out and purge another room
In December we took everything out of the kitchen cabinets and put less than half back. I still need to do the pantry but I’d like to tackle another room too.

2. Reed the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Since they started releasing the illustrated editions with art by Jim Kay I’ve been making them a January reading tradition.

3. Be more active in my LibraryThing group
I want to put this higher on my priority list than it’s been the past few months.

4. Go to a museum
There’s lots to do around here that we’ve never done.

What’s on your “Could Do” list this month?

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Weekend Update – My December 2017 Could Do List

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Fun, Weekend Update | 3 comments

Weekend Update

December 2017 Could Do List

I’ve seen a few bloggers post a monthly ‘Could Do” list and I think it’s a fun idea. Here are a few things I”d like to do in December. I might do them all but I don’t feel obligated to complete the list.

1. Drive around looking at Christmas lights
I love to look at holiday decorations in other neighborhoods

2. Finish one baby afghan and start another.
I’m way behind in getting these done.

3. Empty, purge, and rearrange the kitchen cabinets
It’s the one room we haven’t purged since we moved in 18 years ago. I want it done.

4. Finish my Christmas shopping before next Sunday
I do stockings for The Hubster, his sister and my brother. It’s a combination of fun and practical stuff.

5. Have my own personal mini readathon
If number 4 happens I’ll have a free weekend on the calendar.

What’s on your “Could Do” list this month?

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Weekend Update – The Things I Liked This Week November 2017

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in The Things I Liked This Week, Weekend Update | 12 comments

The Things I Liked This Week November 2017

The Things I Liked This Week August 2017

I started doing The Things I Liked This Week in June of 2015 and it’s definitely become my favorite monthly post. I love adding to my list throughout the week.

Here are the things I liked this week:

1. Gin on a Sunday afternoon
I grew up playing all kinds of card games. The Hubster didn’t. We do like an occasional game of gin. I was champion of Sunday.

Gin on Sunday Afternoon

Gin on Sunday Afternoon

2. Hot Buttered Rum
When the weather is cold this drink is just yummy.The recipe I use is on this post.
Hot Buttered Rum

3. Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar
I had my first of the season this week. So yummy.
Cranberry Bliss Bar

4. Fiona Farts
My inner 8 year old got the giggles. The response below was my favorite.

5. Speaking of Fiona
My calendar for next year arrived this week.
Fiona Calendar

6. Mark Hamill surprising people on Star Tours

7. Hamilton for my birthday
The Hubster snagged us tickets for when the national tour is here next March.
Hamilton the Musical

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