fun facts friday – turkeyless edition

November 25, 2011

1. Did everyone have a good Thanksgiving? I did. It was filled with food (x2 meals), food, and a little bit more food. I’m glad I went with the leggings because by the time we left to go home, I’m pretty sure I had to be rolled out of my aunt’s house.

2. Speaking of Turkey Day food, we’re about to go for round two for leftovers at my aunt’s house. It is a day after Thanksgiving tradition around these parts, and the leftovers taste even better the next day.

3. The Husband and I are totally going to dominate at Scattergories tonight. Enough said.

4. I’ve been going strong since 2:30 this morning when the Husband and I went out for our yearly Black Friday shopping. You know that lady on the Target commercials? I strive to be like her. There was no pushing, shoving, or name calling either — and I have about 80% of my shopping done. It feels incredible.

5. I painted my own pottery today with my mother in law, sisters, and nieces. It was basically the best thing ever. I want to go every week. I can’t wait to get my snowman party platter back! Best $25 ever spent.

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6. The Husband did not fall off the roof this afternoon hanging Christmas lights. I call that a success in the CEC household. He claimed putting a tired man on the roof was a disaster waiting to happen — I told him if he fell, I could claim it as an “accident”. True words, but totally joking — don’t misread this sarcasm.

7. My Christmas tree is up, and I have to say I love it. I’m glad we decided last year to go an “elegant” tree route — there will be time for keepsake ornaments when we have kids. Right now, I’m all about the red, silver, flowers, and berries.

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8. Christmas decorating means my house currently looks like this. #tragic

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9. I have been sooooo thirsty today. SO THIRSTY! Even though my stomach feels like it’s drowning in water, I can’t get enough. I think that is proof that I had quite a salt overload yesterday with Turkey(less) Day food. I’ll take it.

10. It’s time for me to confess to you that I have actually been listening to Christmas music for at least two weeks. I just couldn’t help myself.

11. I get to do another baby photo shoot with my Goddaughter Mia on Sunday — I’m so excited!

12. The pumpkin squares were a hit. And I want to eat at least 2 more tonight.

13. While the Husband and I managed to buy presents for others today, we also were able to snag a $140 alternative-down comforter for $20 at Carson’s. Our bedroom is insanely cold in the wintertime, and the extra layer will definitely help.

14. Apparently I have a lot to say today.

15. IT’S CHRISTMAS SEASON!!!!!! (x203920913)

16. I’m experiencing some hard core DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) from this workout and this workout that I paired together on Wednesday. Match that up with a 4 miler yesterday morning, and I can barely squat down to sit. #true story And I hope I can complete my 11 miler tomorrow. Oy.

17. Happy Friday!

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