Friday, November 30, 2012

Friday's Fave Five - November 30, 2012

Here is the link to the Friday's Fave Five blog:

1. Today is payday!!!

2. I took my husband to Atlanta last Saturday to catch a plane (we left at 4:45 a.m.!) and on the way back stopped at my favorite outlet mall.  Got several good wedding presents as well as some small Christmas presents.  I picked him up in Atlanta last night and am thankful for two safe trips.

3. Thanks to my son, the tree is up and decorated, the Christmas picture for the fireplace is up, and the outside wreathes are hung.

4. I have been able to be very efficient this week with getting school planning, test writing, grading, and everything else done.  I love my job unless I feel covered up - so this was very nice.  And on Thursday, a young man who is fantastic with electronics took care of a problem with my DVD/VCR combination player, linked with a separate DVD player, that is going to greatly simplify my life.  I am very appreciative of that!  (He earned a World's Famous Chocolate Caramel bar, as sold as a fundraiser by the seniors, for his efforts.)

5. It's always nice to spend time with just one child.  On the weekends it's usually ML, since Andrew is usually on the road.  She and I went out for Sunday lunch just last weekend and had a very nice time.  But Andrew has been home this week, and due to my husband's trip and ML being at school, it's just been the two of us.  And we had a very nice few days!


Barbara H. said...

It's nice to have family time all together but it is nice to have one-on-one time, too. Glad you've had some of that this week as well as safe trips, good shopping, and getting lots done.

Susan said...

Hurray for people who understand electronics and for having said people in your life. I am sure he appreciated the "thank you gift" as much as you appreciated his time and talent.

Wow - you guys got your decorating done early. What a thoughtful son you have, ;) Christmas decorations make a home feel so cozy.

It does feel great when it is a productive week. I hope you more of the same this next week.

Annette {This Simple Home} said...

My children are young but I already value our times alone together. :) Thank you for the reminder!

Susanne said...

I love spending separate time with all my kids. I find it such a blessing that they are willing to do that with me.

My plan was to get my son stringing the lights on the tree today. Hopefully he's up for it.

Sounds like you had a great week!

Laura@OutnumberedMom said...

How great that you got your decorating already done! I'm a teacher too, and I know exactly what you mean about feeling "covered up." Drives me crazy. Great to get caught up.

Hope you have a great week ahead!