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Lots done.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Let's see, I worked on more poles today, and made the second flower ball, so those are done.

Working on making plans for a few little fishing boats; something easy, nothing hard; and quick. That way I'll just put the poles in the boat (4 of them in each boat) to set at each table.

I'm having so much fun, can you tell? *L*

My Grandpuppy didn't even wake up until my alarm went off this morning, was so nice to sleep til 8:30. He's been so good. It's cute, he's got a small plastic bin filled with his toys, and when he comes over, he pushes the lid off and digs inside for the toys he wants. I love it.

Anyway, was icy this morning, but turned into a beautiful day (but for the little bit of rain). Glad I picked up a rain poncho for cheap.

Our daughter's fiance shot a doe, otherwise no one up there got anything. In the area where they hunt, bear and now a wild cat of some wort was seen up there..glad they have guns. *L*

Oh, we made $88 at the wrap-Up, which was great! Had such a great time. After I went and saw Saint Vincent; which was really good, I was surprised, If you get the chance, go see it, it's worth it.

Anyway, I'm tired for some reason, so may head to bed. Have a beautiful tomorrow, share those smiles, and try to find the good in everyone..even when its' the hardest to do!

This is my Grandpuppy; Rennugade aka Gator (The unique spelling of his name is because our daughter wanted him to have his Daddy's name (his dad died of cancer at 4 years old); so she wrote Gunner backwards, and then added "ade" at the end. I suggested calling him Gator (instead of Gader) and it stuck. It's funny, years later Gator learned to "snap" his teeth shut, like an alligator, but not to hurt anyone. Sooo cute!

And these are photos from the Kutter Harley Davidson "Ladies Weekend" fundraiser that we did the "Wrap-up" for.

Some of our board members:

And the people who were there:

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COMPCHIC52 11/23/2014 9:33AM

    emoticon emoticon blog

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1CRAZYDOG 11/23/2014 8:59AM

    Awesome. Love the story behind Rennugade's name. Sweet. And looks like a well-attended fundraiser.

HUGS, blessings.

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ZRIE014 11/23/2014 12:48AM

  like your pictures. i love you picture of golden. looks like mine.

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Well, today is the start of a busy day, so I'm stopping by early, though I feel like I could fall asleep at any minute.

Have my Grand-puppy here with me, already had to go outside once, will have to take him out before I leave later, too. Least it's not super cold. Tomorrow's the day I'm not looking forward to, it's supposed to be freezing rain in the morning, NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.

That means I have to dry him off everytime I bring him in, besides freezing my backside off...which I wish I could actually to. *L*

I hope you all have wonderful plans for the weekend, and things go as you hope they do. Always carry that smile with you.

This is the picture they wanted to use with Gator (my Grandpuppy I'm sitting this weekend), it would have been so cute had she been closer:

And I don't recall if i showed the fishing poles I'm making for party favors (their idea). We'll tie the fishing line to the small bags of candy. I was thinking of making a little fishing boat, too..but we'll see.

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MELYROD18 11/21/2014 4:21PM

    Very creative as usual.

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ERIN_POSCH 11/21/2014 3:49PM

    have a great weekend with the grand puppy. your poles are cute, you are so creative.

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1CRAZYDOG 11/21/2014 12:54PM

    Absolutely adorable fishing poles. LOVE the picture of your DD/fiancée and grandpuppy!

Have a good weekend. Remember to breathe!

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Mess ups, build ups, and weekend plans.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wow, I can tell I've not done my walking exercises in a week and half or so, because did my body show it! It's a little sore, but in a good way. But the good thing is my knee didn't hurt YAY!! now I can get back in the groove!!

So today I increased my exercises and did 30 minutes, 15 of my arm (fight the arm flab) exercises, which is with 2-3 pound weights and working the upper body; and my "walk away the pounds" exercise video. I can really feel it, too.

I need to call the doctors office because I forgot how many reps he said to do of my stretching exercises for my lower legs. (he actually said the muscles in my calves are so tight, I can't bring my toes up as far as they should be coming. Couldn't believe he said my calf muscles were that tight, wow!! That's good, and bad, because it is prohibiting my movement on my ankles. More exercise for that! )

Everyone's gone this weekend for hunting, as I said, and I have a Fundraiser tomorrow...kind of messed up on that a little. I've been announcing that it was in the pavilion at Kutters, but it's actually in the store. Here I thought the pavilion was heated, and it's not. YIKES! We have a smaller area to use than I thought, oh well, I contacted the radio and newspaper, so hopefully it'll work out. I also have put it on my FB, and the Organization FB, and webpage.

People also have to buy the items there, they can't just bring their gifts in, but I don't think anyone will be turned down if they do. Heck, I'll wrap, it doesn't bother me!!

I hope everyone else's day is going well, I just feel wore out with everything, can I hibernate *L*

Nope, I AM going to a movie this weekend, not sure which, but I'm going. Have a great Thursday everyone, and thank you all so much for you're opinions on the things I'm working on, it really helps a LOT.

Have a beautiful day!

Oh, and a kitten picture just to remind you to stretch before exercising!

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ERIN_POSCH 11/20/2014 3:59PM

    i do the cat stretch every morning before i get out of bed =)

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MISSM66 11/20/2014 3:49PM

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1CRAZYDOG 11/20/2014 2:08PM

    Gorgeous cat!

Hope you have a good weekend! Good luck w/the fundraiser.

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PLUMP2SVELTE 11/20/2014 1:46PM

    that is a cool looking cat and looks super comfy. emoticon

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UMBILICAL 11/20/2014 1:41PM

  I want to be the CAT

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Flower Balls and fishing poles

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The interview at the radio station went GREAT; we even got a photo of the check presentation which the Janesville Messenger is going to put in the paper.

Friday we have the "Wrap-up" fundraiser on Friday, grocery shopping tomorrow night, and tonight we have a special CAMDEN Meeting. Plus I want to stop at Hobby Lobby before the meeting to pick up a few things which are on sale there for our daughter's wedding.

I started working on the wedding favors; they want little fishing poles, so I've been painting small dowels and cutting them, using a nail file to file the ends down. Next I'm going to search for some 1/8" black or silver buttons to use as reels, then glue some fishing line on the ends which we'll tie to the candy. I've got about 36 poles painted so far, but the smell of those markers is strong, so I stop after a while.

I also made a sample "flower ball" which our daughter was asking about, to hang at the end of the aisle (it'll hang on a shepherd's hook next to the row where the parents, grandparents will be sitting). And I think I'll make one at the other end of the aisle where they start walking up.

I hope you all have a wonderful week planned, and a weekend, remember, it's supposed to be 48 around here, warm for this time of year, but rain... yuck. Rather have the snow than rain, especially with watching the grandpup. Golden Retrievers tend to attract water. *L*

Have a great Wednesday and remember those smiles!

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MELYROD18 11/20/2014 1:47AM

    Great! I'm very happy that the interview went well and I love the flower balls, you are very talented. Thank you for sharing and I hope you enjoy the rest of the week and your weekend. :)

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ERIN_POSCH 11/19/2014 9:02PM

    beautiful. you are a very talented women. do you get paid for anything you do? you really could have a career in one of your many fields of interest. You are AWESOME!

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1CRAZYDOG 11/19/2014 5:18PM

    You should go into wedding planning! Those fishing poles sound adorable. The flower balls are gorgeous!

So glad that the interview went well. You are so busy with all the meetings and the wedding planning. Hope that you're taking time to breathe.


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Lefse Making

Monday, November 17, 2014

Wow, I'm actually here earlier than normal..but then again, I have a lot of things to do this week, so I figured I'm going to do this and get is done before doing everything else..hope no one passed out hearing that. :D

I hope you all have a great day, nothing exciting happened here with me yesterday or today, so this is going to be a boring thread.

Our daughter and I may be going to my Mom's again this year to make Lefse with her and my aunt on Saturday. It was so much fun last year to learn how to make it, we had a great time. The only bad part is my aunt always gets up at 4 am to do it, and there's no way I'm getting up that early. *L* But least we made it by 8:30 after our daughter fed her ponies, and we got a lot done. Had most of it done by noon, and then we all went to church in the afternoon. It was a wonderful time, we had so much fun.

I hop you have a great day, and always remember to smile! emoticon

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ERIN_POSCH 11/17/2014 11:59AM

    short and sweet and to the point... nothing boring about that. =)

i hope you got to your moms this year -- it sounds like a fun time was had by all even it it does happen at a rude hour of the morning. traditions are awesome!

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1CRAZYDOG 11/17/2014 11:28AM

    My Grandmother used to make Lefse! Delicious! Never got her recipe though. **SIGH**

Have a great MOnday! BRRRRRrr! emoticon

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