Thursday, May 3, 2012

Weekend Happenings and me time.

Well, I was busy over the weekend but it wasn't with sewing.  I kep the youngest grand child Friday night and Saturday.  She didn't really want me to sew anything. She wanted Grammy time. So that's what we did.  I played with her and watched some of her programs and just focused on her. 

 Plus, I haven't been doing too much of anything as my allergies are full blown.  I've been taking allergy medicine and feel like I'm a walking zombie.  I get home and don't want to do anything.  I have to make myself do anything.  My eyes are the worst. I can't even wear makeup as my eyes water and burn so much.  I love Spring but it sure doesn't like me.  Enough of my woes though.  I just can't get it together to think about too much right now.  Maybe when it's Summer and hotter than H!  I'll be inside buzzing around with my sewing machine....

Sunday afternoon, there was an official one year birthday party for Carmen. We went to the park for and had a great time with her. The older kids fed the ducks and walked beside the water and the oldsters sat around and watched. Then we had cake and ice cream and watched Carmen tear into her gifts. It was alot of fun and so good to see family on both sides. 

Carmen and her Daddy - My youngest son, Josh

two of the grandkids by the lake

Carmen with her cousin and her Mahma

Carmen got a little messy tearing into her smash birthday cake!

She loved reading the cards. She wanted to kiss all the little animals on the birthday cards.
It was a great time for all of us.  It's so much fun to see children having a good time with loved ones all around, Happy Birthday, Carmen, you are truly loved!

After the party, my DH and I took the other three grandkids with us to eat BBQ and another park over by their house to play while their parents went to the Ranger game.  That was fun too but I was a tired puppy when we got home!  It was midnight and I didn't want to do anything but go straight to bed! 
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday was nothing special. Just work like crazy so I can take off work for Thursday and Friday to go on retreat.  That's right, you heard me, it's retreat time.  I am ready for it too! Well, my body and spirit are ready. I'm not ready yet as I haven't even decided exactly what I'm taking so I need to get off of this and get ready to go. I'm heading out in about three hours so I have to get it together.  Usually, I have everything ready and the car packed the night before but I was so tired last night when I got home, I sat down to read the mail and that's where I stayed.  I woke up and went to bed and set the alarm to get it together today.  So, that's what I'm doing in a few minutes. I'm going to have some me time....Yeah, 4 whole days to sew and be with my friends. So, hopefully, I can show you some great things when I get back. Everyone, have a great week and get some sewing time in. Til next time, happy sewing!


Miss 376 said...

That year has gone so quickly. Hope you have a lovely retreat and you feel well enough to get stuck in with the sewing. Enjoy yourself

Linda said...

Unbelievable that she is a year old already. In Northern Wisconsin we are suffering from allergies also. I hope you are able to feel better soon. What fun to attend a quilt retreat! Someday I hope to find one close to me!

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Jackie said...

Love those grandbabies! I, too, am looking forward to the retreat. The pile of UFO's are growing that I am taking with me! I'll probably have to stay up all night!

quilt32 said...

So lucky to have this time with the grandchildren and so lucky to be able to go on the retreat. Have a wonderful time.

Vroomans' Quilts said...

A wonderful family time. Enjoy your retreat!

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