As many of you know ...I just don't like exercise except for walking..I used to be an avid hiker until the RA took it's tole on my knees and hips..now I mainly walk for exercise...I did join the 5% challenge and on the Awesome A team we have an exercise game which I'm really enjoying...never thought I would say that..but I'm also thinking of adding a Bollywood tape to my collection and maybe this one I will use..
My DIL joined a local gym near her (way too far away for me) and she has a personal trainer now who is really whipping her into shape..I'm so proud of her..She has also taken up boxing!!! and defensive training..so she is getting a good work out now.
I'll just stick with walking and the exercises and Bollywood.
Well got a day in of rest and thought I would update you on the things happening around my place. First the Gallery walk went really well..we were so surprised at the turnout and what fun we had. I put up a few photos on my regular gnomes home blog and you can go look at them there..For some reason I cannot get the links to work here with the button so you will have to copy and paste. sorry for the inconvenience.
Today I'm back in the saddle with eating and walking. Getting many more freggies in today..had slacked with preparing for the gallery walk so am now back to it all.
On a crafty note, I'm working on a felt kit that matched the table runner I did earlier. I have to keep my hands busy and didn't have time to get the rugs drawn up I've needed to do..and I have this thing that once I start something I have to follow through and finish before starting another..but will get the rugs drawn and ready to hook once this kit is finished. This kit has 4 napkin cuffs and 4 coasters. I have finished the cuffs and working on the coasters now. I think this is going to be so great on my table this holiday. We will have the kids when the son's work schedules allow between Thanksgiving and Christmas and will do finger foods only so know we will have healthy fare.
Just a quick one here...got the cake ball coated with almond bark this morning and conned hubby into going with me to take all the goodies and help out today..Got all the way up there and had forgotten the cake..brought the rest of the goodies but not the cake so will just take it tomorrow late when I make it up there..
Hubby hung the gallery walk sign while 2 other ladies and I covered a huge shelf in the back room with white paper..Another lady came in to help set up the cake and goodie table and the judge for the children's artwork came in when we left..but so tired but so happy that part is finished..
Went for one walk today and will go for another as the sun is glorious..then will rest. Tomorrow middle DGD is being baptized so will attend that first and will run late getting to the gallery but will stay late to help clean up..
Called my sister today and she overdid it yesterday so is sore today..she is just going to have to learn to rest..will try to make it over to visit next week. I just don't want to tire her out going too soon.
Well off from my walk and then will rest and stitch the rest of the day.
I have been so busy that I've met myself coming and going..So this is catch up here and then won't have time to post again until Monday. I knew this week was going to be busy so just didn't sweat trying to post here..So here is how it all went..
Monday had art guild meeting. Spent almost all day Tuesday on the phone..Wednesday we went to DIL's house to help work on their pumphouse. Managed to take a photo of the entertainment center hubby made for her..photo is awful but you get the idea.
Thursday I met a couple of ladies at the art gallery to get it ready for the gallery walk fundraiser. I was up and down a ladder so much and then one electrical outlet where we had planned to put the table with the coffee pot and the cider crock pots had a short in it so had to rearrange all the tables..was on my feet almost the entire time and was so thankful for the weightloss I have already attained as my back didn't hurt near as bad as it would have otherwise..but did have to take a pain pill last night..we had cold front come through and along with that and being on my feet all day, I was rather achy..
Then today I've spent all day baking...goodies for the galler walk fundraiser. All is shown here except for the cake balls. Made a lemon poppy seed cake, snickerdoodle cookies, peanut butter cookies and 15 bags of caramel corn. Wound up making 2 lemon poppy seed cakes as first one crumbled taking out of the pan. so they are being used for the cake balls.
.Then DIL came over with her baked goodies and for me to type up a couple of letters for her..Here are her goodies:...apple pie and sugar cookies.
so now have time to sit down awhile..will get my bath in a few mintues and then stitch awhile. I still have my cake balls to coat with almond bark but will do that in the morning. So tired but got a good workout the last 2 days..weigh date is tomorrow..we will see if it all helped.
I just had some random photos on my camera and decided to share them here. First is my hubby's first deer of the season..Muzzle loader (black powder) season opened yesterday and he bagged an 8 point. Hubby is almost 67 years old and still agile, strong and pretty good looking for an oldie.
Miss Molly Belle came for a visit today. I haven't seen her in about 2 months..so she and her sweet mommie came out for a visit today..poor darling stepped in a fire ant bed and then the yellow jacket wasps were so bad so we didn't stay outside long.
Molly and Me and our yard dogs in front of our Halloween decoration...man caught in the hay baler and was baled along with the hay.
Then Miss Molly had to knock on the gnome family's door.
And remember the bags of wool..well 2 were nothing but black and red jackets. I got all those 2 bags cut into "woolie worms"..these are my reds. I had that much black as well.