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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

{out & about}

Whew! I've had quite a day. I was a bit grumpy this morning after the kids left for school. I was grumpy to my hubby and my mom over the phone. I didn't want to be, but I was. Sorry guys. Anyway, my mom decided to come kidnap me in order to change my surroundings. That was a great idea. Since I was actually leaving the house, I begged her to take me to the Goodwill. My dad ended up coming along as well. I love a good outing with my parents.

I got my husband some clothes since he's dropping pounds like crazy. I also found some plates to spray paint. Don't worry...I'll post before and afters once I get it done...hopefully this week.

After Goodwill, my mom needed to go home for a while, so Dad took me to lunch. It was so good to be out and I love going to lunch with my Daddy. I guess I'm still a kid at heart. In a grown-up's body. With a broken ankle.

My hubby worked from home the second half of the day so I didn't even have to be home in time for the school bus. Mom, Dad & I watched my new movie obsession, Across the Universe. Then my friend Amy came to pick me up.

Amy is the only friend from high school that I still keep in touch with. I love me some Amy, that's for sure. No matter how long it has been since we've talked, it is always exactly the same. Just like we've talked everyday. We had a yummy take out dinner and she showed me her cute new rental house. We did a lot of catch-up talking and watched a little DVR'ed Oprah. What a great night.

All in all, I had a wonderful day! I'm so glad I am not grumpy anymore. I'm too tired to be grumpy anyway. I've done more moving and shaking today than I've done since I broke that darn ankle.

Thanks everyone for helping me have a great, fun day! Especially hubby for coming home so I could go out. That guy really rocks and I love him tons!

8 love notes to me!:

Sandy Toes said...

I love when my husband comes home early so I can do some things I need to do! Just getting out for a couple of hours can renew a spirit to take on the next day!

Have a great day!
-Sandy Toes

Joe Girl said...

Wow! Can your folks kidnap me for a day? Sounds wonderful!

Glad you turned *your* frown upside down - thanks for visiting Joe Girl!

Chambers Family said...

That sounds like fun. Dave just kidnapped the kids for me, so what am I doing in my alone time? Blogging UNINTERRUPTED! (of course:) Our husbands must know when we need that time away. It must be genetic! A lunch with dad, I would love that too!

Weeksie50 said...

What a sweet family.. Kidnapping you for the day to drive your grumpies away! I am glad your day turned out better..

Becky

Hooked on Houses said...

Hey, Jen! I just got home from shopping for my hubby who has been losing lots of weight, too. His pants are threatening to fall down any day now. Ha.

I was an English major, too, and they never covered any Jane Austen books at my school, either. I read P&P on my own. I'm a total Austen nerd. I've read all of her books 2 or 3 times and have lots of the movie versions on DVD.

Have a great weekend! -Julia :-)

Jen said...

You are right, there are a lot of similarities in our blog headers, and our names (cool name by the way!) Our heads must be in the same place! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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Thx

Kelli @ "Writing" the Waves said...

Your hubby is a keeper, especially since he's agreeing to 2 GNOs in one week! :)