Very busy day yesterday. Gave Nelson a bath then spent the afternoon running errands and picking up the finishing touches for J’s anniversary present. Can’t say what I got him here though, he reads this blog. Let’s just say I’ll (hopefully) be earning the best wife in the world prize on Monday! =) I also took advantage of the Swell sale at Target and bought some new bed linens. We are so very swank.
When I got home last night I was in for a surprise…J put up the crown moulding in our office yesterday! It looks so good. I’m so impressed! I’ll post pictures once he gets it painted. I know you’re on the edge of your seats waiting for a picture of some painted wood! ha! So this means we’re one step closer to getting our house listed on the market.
In other news, we’re still selling on ebay. I’m sure we’ll make our millions from ebay sales soon enough! We’ve really been pleasantly surprised at how much we’ve sold. It’s helped to clean out the clutter, that’s for sure!
My mom and I threw a baby shower for my sister yesterday afternoon. It went well and was lots of fun. She got a lot of great gifts for the baby. They don’t know what the sex of the baby is, so that puts a twist on things. We played a few games of course. One game involved carrying a tennis ball between your knees and dropping it into a jar. That was a pretty funny site seeing all these ladies hobbling across the room with a ball clenched between their knees! When my sister Sara’s turn came up, she dropped it right in with no problem. That’s when my mom’s friend P calls out “No wonder you got pregnant!”. Ha!
Friday I saw a throat specialist and it has been determined that I will need to have a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. I will be out of work for two weeks. Ay yi yi. Apparently it’s outpatient surgery so I won’t need to spend the night in the hospital (sigh of relief!). I won’t be able to talk for a week and a half or so. J gave a thumbs up when he heard that- guess the peace and quiet will be welcome at my house! =) Since it’s not a life or death situation I can schedule it for whenever’s convenient, so we’re looking at around the end of April, after my niece/nephew is born. At least I’ll be able to catch up on all the movies I want to see and have lots of frozen treats!
We’re having our first big thunderstorm of the season right now. The pets are all scared, huddling around me. Poor guys. Nelson keeps huffing at the rain while he watches through the window.
Last night J and I went to dinner with this couple we’re friends with (J works with the husband, C, and I work with the wife, K) to Firebird’s Rocky Mountain Grill. Good food, warm, rustic, lodge like atmosphere. The highlight though, was their Creme Brulee Cheesecake. mmmmm. I’ve been craving creme brulee since Rachel blogged about ice cream in that flavor. I haven’t found any in my city yet. I keep waiting for her to send me some on dry ice, but alas, my mailbox remains empty.
I can’t carry a tune in a bucket. I mean, it’s bad. So bad that once when I was riding in the car with an old boyfriend (a long term one who claimed to love me) and we were singing with the radio, he actually turned it down, turned to me and said, “Please, don’t sing. Please.” Good thing I didn’t marry him. The man I did choose to marry is more tolerant. Lucky for him he likes different music than I do, so I don’t do much car radio singing in his car. When I drive it’s a different story, but thankfully he loves me enough just to tune me out. Now at least I know I can’t sing. I may sing around the house or in the car with the radio, but I’m not standing in line to audition to be on American Idol. I watched the last half of the Best of the Worst last night and was just amazed. Some of these people sing worse than I do! I’m amazed at their bravery though. Talk about putting yourself out there!
I picked J up from work last night and he had a little surprise for me since I may be facing a short stint in the hospital: My Big Fat Greek Wedding on dvd. Yay! We’re going to watch it tonight. He hasn’t seen it yet, so I hope he likes it. I also found out last night that my friend Michelle is engaged! Her long time boyfriend proposed on the last night of the cruise they were on last week. I’m amazed he was able to wait til the last night. I’m too impatient, I’d have had to do it that first night for sure. In other romantic news, I was glad Evan picked Zora last night. Curious to see if they actually stay together. I don’t think I’ve ever heard of a couple united on tv actually lasting.