Saturday, December 10, 2022

Early December - rain (finally!), cooking, family

We had rain finally! I know that isn’t a big deal most places but it is here. A not so grand total of 0.51" for December to date though.

Moving??? It's Possible.

With a possible move in the new year, I've been on a "use it up" cooking binge. Chocolate snack cake. Banana nut muffins. Vegetable stock. Cornbread and green lentil soup to take to my son’s. Frozen cooked chicken added to black bean and corn enchilada casserole. One sausage added to leftover mushroom and peppers pasta sauce. 

I'm determined to buy only what we need for the week while maintaining enough in the pantry to survive a few days in an emergency. Other purchasing is also limited by keeping in mind that I might have to move it or rehome it. I did purchase two JJill tops from ThredUp and they are great.

Fun & Family

I had lunch with friends and had a neighbor over for cake and coffee while our hubbies played drums at her house. Our older son and DIL returned from their travels and we visited with them while returning their car and things they had stored with us. 

Put up our minimal Christmas decorations. Used bits of leftover ribbon to add festive bows to the garland.


Attended our monthly club meeting which included holiday music performed by the local middle school jazz band. I have lots of memories of my younger son's school musical performances so I really enjoyed it.

Health

I started doing a Pilates online program alternated with my stretching program. 

Tried a masseuse associated with my chiropractor. I also found my prior one is working out of her home now so I scheduled one with her too. I'll pick which is best for me going forward. Also made an appointment with the chiropractor.

A first micro pulse laser treatment on my left eye which I hope will enable me to drive at night again. My right eye responded well to this treatment so fingers crossed.


3 comments:

  1. Pilates, stretching, massage, chiropractor ... all good things!

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  2. Rain is worth getting excited about when you need it. Your house looks very festive.

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  3. I am glad your area got some rain, I know how dry things have been.

    God bless.

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