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I keep getting more and more behind with this whole blogging thing, now I’m slicing November and December in the middle of January! But I’m glad to review the last too months regardless. Maybe this year I can come up with a schedule I can make happen.
.6 – Pounds gained
1 – Book read, Crossed by Ally Condie
29 – Countries visited
48 – Rolls made for Thanksgiving, I thought I’d grab a shower while I let the rolls rise. As you can see that wasn’t the best idea.
49 – States visited
687 – Words added to book
1512 – Page views on Easy As PIE
0 – Words added to my book, I did Christmas instead
2 – Books read, yeah a big finish
2.8 – Pounds gained
12 – Months sliced
20 – Countries visited
25 – Projects completed
46 – States visited
48 – More rolls for Christmas. I had more than I needed for dinner, so I asked my kids if they minded if I shared some of the extra rolls with my team members at work. One of kiddos said, “No, we can eat 30 rolls.”
587 – Pages views
Now that I’ve survived December and have a year of months sliced under my belt for 2013, I’m trying to wrap my head around the New Year. I’m still wrestling with setting my goals for this year so I can move forward and successfully slice another year’s worth of months.
I finally made it! Friday Favorites is back on Friday! We’ve spent the week chillin’ and relaxing.
- Sleeping in! My favorite part of Spring Break, even if it’s only for a half hour or so.
- We spent a full day at the zoo. I got in over 20,000 steps and still gained weight. Just because Kettle Corn tastes good, doesn’t mean it’s nice! Oh well, we had fun watching the elephant and the stork eat, and the burrowing owls hop around. Our favorites were the monkeys running and jumping all over the place.
- I finished reading Deadweather and Sunrise. I even posted my review. Now to catch up with the other books I read this year.
- I made a huge batch of homemade rolls. I normally make these for Thanksgiving and few other times a year. This time they are for dinner with a neighbor.
How did you spend your Spring Break? Did you go anywhere fun? Try any new crafts? Finish any projects? Please share so I can live vicariously through you!
Happy New Year! As you can guess by the 11 days since my last post, there’s been a lot of Christmas going on around here. I’m looking forward to getting back into a routine – and posting regularly again! What better way to get started than by slicing December.
1 – Pound gained. How can English Toffee taste so good and be so evil?
4 – Articles written, including our Christmas Jars Reunion Family Book Club.
9 – Projects completed. I think all I accomplished was Christmas! I still did better than last month.
20 – Christmas cards received.
38 – Countries visited Easy As PIE.
48 – Rolls baked. We liked them so much at Thanksgiving, we were ready to
eat make them again.
50 – States visited the blog. The top five were Florida, California, Texas, Arizona and Utah!
1198 – Page views this month.
2693 – Words added to my book.
December top five posts:
Share your December successes!