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Thursday-Morning Tell-About

My Movie Queue: Hamlet, The Best Years of Our Lives, Cimarron, Wings, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Top Gun, Bella, Stranger Than Fiction
Pages left to read in my current book: I am currently reading three different books.  I have 290 pages left in Julie and Julia, 113 in You Lost Me, and 566 in Anna Karenina
I have made: I have practiced crocheting doilies, but they have not gotten much better since the last time.
I have worked on: keeping the house clean in spite of being hurt and not feeling well
Food made: delicious skillet mac and cheese and strawberry oatmeal bars
Goals checked off: calling my mother once a week, writing a thank you note for the month.  unfortunately, I had made plans for having people over and the sister date for the month and both have fallen through from sickness, so I guess I won’t be checking those off this month since it is the last day of February
Games played: Carcassonne, hand and foot
Favorite Pinterest pin:

"Relax!  I'm just kidding."

“Relax! I’m just kidding.”

Total Blog views since last Thursday: 158  (all time views 1,013!)
Number of snow days: 0
Movies Watched: 5: Grand Hotel, South Pacific, Shallow Hal, Pitch Perfect, Lawrence of Arabia
Books read: none finished this week
This week I love:  birthdays and the love of family and friends
This week I hate:  getting sick

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Thursday-Morning Tell-About

My Movie Queue: South Pacific, The Best Years of Our Lives, Lawrence of Arabia, Wings, Cimmaron, Hamlet, Grand Hotel
Pages left to read in my current book: 0 because I haven’t been able to find anything I have wanted to read
I have made: nothing.  I’ve been too sore to work on anything
I have worked on: budgets
Food made: I don’t think I made anything awesome recently, just regular meals
Goals checked off: calling my mother once a week, but I am so close on the best picture one!
Games played: Carcassonne, hand and foot, King of Tokyo
Favorite Pinterest pin:spoon

Total Blog views since last Thursday: 182
Number of snow days: 0
Movies Watched: 6: Hope Springs, Here Comes the Boom, Premium Rush, Tom Jones, Sleepless in Seattle, The King and I
Books read: The Green Mile
This week I love:  spending time with my husband
This week I hate:  cutting down our food money budget
Days until my birthday: 4

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Thursday-Morning Tell-About

My Movie Queue: South Pacific, The Best Years of Our Lives, Lawrence of Arabia, The King and I
Pages left to read in my current book:  100
I have made: a beardo hat
I have worked on:  crochet skills
Food made: lots of regular, budget saving meals
Goals checked off: a lot of my daily goals will not be getting checked off for a few weeks or months because of the wrench in my plan.
Games played: Carcassonne, hand and foot
Favorite Pinterest pin:

polka dot cake--this is awesome!!
This totally blew my mind, and now I have to try it!

Total Blog views since last Thursday: my stats page hasn’t been loading all week, so I actually have no idea.
Number of snow days: 0
Movies Watched: Pitch Perfect, Catch Me If You Can, Patton, The Brave One, Cavalcade, Goodfellas
Books read: just working on one
This week I love: my husband: Happy Valentines day Adam!
This week I hate: shoulder pain and not being able to sleep
Days until my birthday: 11

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Thursday-Morning Tell-About

My Movie Queue: Goodfellas, Patton, South Pacific
Pages left to read in my current book:  315
I have made: a sign for the laundry room and some doilies—check it out here
I have worked on:  budgets and perfecting my doily skills
Food made: single serve mac and cheese, grilled chicken bacon sandwich
Goals checked off:  I have kept up with all of my daily goals and I have been calling my mother
Games played: Carcassonne, hand and foot, 7 Wonders
Favorite Pinterest pin:1

Total Blog views since last Thursday: 175
Number of snow days: 0
Movies Watched: 7: Warrior, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Slayer, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Mrs. Miniver, Pitch Perfect, She’s the Man
Books read: 1: Bloodstream
This week I love: homemade dunkaroos (a box of teddy grahams and a container of frosting)
This week I hate: the way my hips hurt after running on the treadmill
Days until my birthday: 18

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Thursday-Morning Tell-About!

Good Morning! And welcome to the “Thursday-Morning Tell-About,” the part of this blog where I tell you about my week.  Yes, I know the week is not over yet, but it’s been a week since last Thursday and I’m starting a tradition here.

My Movie Queue:  Goodfellas, The Warrior, Mrs. Miniver, Patton
Pages left to read in my current book:  100
I have made: Homemade Chai Tea
I have worked on:  That stupid rug I will never finish
Food made:  Apple Pork Chops, quesadillas, grilled cheese, pizza, salad, cereal
Goals checked off:  none I haven’t started yet
Games played:  Adam and I have played lots of hand and foot
Favorite Pinterest pin: 122371314845526229_53aApcUl_c
Total Blog views since last Thursday: 103
Number of snow days: 1
Movies Watched: 4:  The Sound of Music, All the King’s Men, Anastasia, Rendition, Love Actually
Books read:  2: Memoirs of a Geisha and Nobody’s Princess
This week I love:  Cheesy Bacon Grits
This week I hate: running errands
Days until my birthday: 25

Thank you all for reading and for making this blog so much fun to write!
I hope you enjoyed the first of many Thursday-Morning Tell-Abouts

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