Had a good Christmas. It was a long day. In years past, we have always done Christmas at my grandma's house on Christmas Eve night with desserts and then presents. This year was a little different. My grandpa decided he wanted to do Christmas this year on the actual day at 2:00. So, we headed over there at 2:00...had dessert, talked, laughed....then about 4:30, Troy & I, Rachel, Jeremy, David, Emilie, Mom & Dad, my Uncle Jason, Aunt Kathleen, and cousins, Austin & Ellyse, all headed over to my mom's dads house for Christmas dinner. His wife cooked a terrific meal of prime rib, turkey, shrimp, stuffing, yams, mashed potatoes, rolls, green beans...and then carrot cake, apple pie, and candies for dessert. Then, we left there around 8:00pm and headed over to my Mom and Dad's house for our gift opening...we all drew names this year. Kinda nice to only have to buy for 2 people instead of 8. Anyone that knows me knows that I despise shopping...so, I was quite pleased! I drew Troy's name and Troy drew my brother's name. I received some very nice gifts: a beautiful new set of T-FAL cookware from my parents - [I have SOO needed a new set of cookware..my old stuff had LONG since bit the dust!] - I got a pink Cropadile from my sister, Troy and I got a $50.00 gift card to our favorite resturant, Carrabba's....and we received some cash from my grandfather.
I got Troy this movie for Christmas!! LOVED this movie...how could you not with Brad Pitt, Matt Damon AND George Clooney in it...definitely a must see. I saw it in the theatre and couldn't wait for it to come out on DVD.Wednesday, I went back to work. I woke up that morning with a horrific headache. Ibuprofen did nothing for it. During the day until about 2:00, it got progressively worse. Asked my boss at 2:30 if I could go home. It was dead as dead could be at work anyway...so, I didn't feel too bad about it. Felt a bit better that evening after a long nap....woke back up Thursday morning not feeling to hot AT all. Ended up coming home...dragged myself down to another interview...came back home and went to bed. Friday, I called out. I was feeling SO awful Friday morning. My neck was so stiff I could barely move it; my throat was so scratchy and sore and was losing my voice; my head felt like a thousand jackhammers were going off in it. Geez. It was not such a good day. Had a fever all day: sweats one minute and then shakes and shivers the next. Oy. This morning, I woke up at 4:00am....feeling feverish..couldn't go back to sleep. Went out to the couch, watched the Weather Channel for about 30 minutes or so; finally fell back to sleep and woke up at 9:00. Woke the hubs up. He went and got more Nyquil. Finally...FINALLY am feeling the best I have in the past 3 days. Still can't breathe thru my nose; still have the sore throat, but at least the horrid headache is gone and my neck isn't hurting. I despise being sick.
Jamie sent me some new pictures of Kaleb at Christmastime!! Such a cutie!
The bottom one is a picture of Jamie and Kaleb!
Got in the mood to clean up my scrap space. I should have taken a "Before" photo to show you the shape it was in before my little cleaning purge happened. It was total disaster area. And I got another basket for my room...so, I sorted out all my alphas, rubons, and embellishments. As you can tell, I'm an alpha fiend! I LOVE alphas...all shapes, all sizes, all colors! That is all that is in the one basket...and most of those are Heidi Swapp block alphas and Thickers!
Wow. Well, don't think I have anything else to share this time around. Hope you all have a terrific weekend...don't be sick...oh, and Happy New Years!