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Runs for Cookies: Friday Evening Photographs #136


It has been SO lengthy since I did an precise Friday Evening Photographs. I’ve sprinkled posts right here and there with numerous photos, however now I do not even know the way far again in my digicam roll to go, haha. I am certain I’ve posted a couple of of those already, however I can not bear in mind which of them.

We’re at present getting dumped on with snow, so tonight is a pleasant evening to get cozy and look via my photos. Right here goes…

This was one of many presents I used to be most excited to offer to the children for Christmas. Jerry and I’ve all the time loved Invoice Burr, and we even went to see him in Detroit a couple of years in the past. My youngsters actually like him now–he’s their favourite comedian–so after I noticed he’ll be in Detroit in March, I simply needed to get tickets for the 4 of us! They have been so stunned and so they cannot wait to go. It is one other mother approach of sneaking in household time with the youngsters 😉

Only a image of Duck climbing falling off the highest of the Christmas tree. I’ve one million of those.

Phoebe adores Noah and after I noticed this cat mattress, I believed it will be cute to place in Noah’s room for her. Nicely, since he moved out, we put it subsequent to the heating register (her favourite spot) within the eating room. She spends most of her day there. She appears to be like so tiny in that huge mattress!

We obtained a brand new dishwasher (lastly) and Jerry put in it. I used to be standing on the island and after I glanced over, that is what I noticed, hahaha. I could not assist however take an image 😉

Eli hasn’t been letting Joey in his room as a lot as he used to, so Jerry and I felt dangerous for him. He was so excited once we let him up on our mattress!

Jeanie and Shawn have been on the town for a few days after Christmas, and we took all of the canines (her three basset hounds and Joey) for a stroll. I realized I might by no means be a canine walker–how do individuals deal with multiple canine at a time?!

Ever since Noah moved out, he and Eli have been nearer than ever. I find it irresistible!! They like to observe motion pictures on Eli’s mattress. Tonight, Eli goes to Noah’s house to hang around. I all the time hoped they’d be good associates once they grew up, even supposing they’re polar opposites, and it is so good to see them getting alongside so effectively. Noah really informed me yesterday, “Eli is my favourite individual to hang around with.” <3 

I do know I posted about our NYE “get together” with Luke and Riley, however I like this image of them. We had a lot enjoyable! (And I am nonetheless discovering confetti in random locations, haha.)

Duck has been driving me SO CRAZY along with his fixed want for consideration. I really feel responsible on a regular basis as a result of I can not spend all day entertaining him. I found one thing known as Cat TV for 99 cents a month and it actually simply performs movies for cats to observe. I like this image of Duck! However sadly, he is not very into watching Cat TV. Chick, nonetheless, will look ahead to hours–he loves it.

I can not even inform you how excited I used to be to search out these Asian pears! Jerry and I went to a distinct grocery retailer than our native Kroger as a result of we have been searching for one specific ingredient. As we walked via the produce part, I noticed these Asian pears–and I flipped out. I mentioned I do not care how a lot they’re, I am shopping for all of them, haha. They have been listed as $2 every, so I did not get all of them–but I did get 10.

Then, once we went to pay, they got here up as 99 cents per pound! I used to be shocked. I went again and obtained about 10 extra. (You haven’t any concept how a lot I like Asian pears. Or possibly you do, contemplating I have been making an attempt to develop them for over a decade!) We ended up getting 20 Asian pears for about $12!!!! They have been actually huge and so they appeared so good. I allow them to ripen for a few days on the counter then put them within the fridge and I have been consuming one on daily basis. They’re heavenly!

Noah’s girlfriend makes jewellery and she or he had tiny little spoon and fork earrings that she wore to Thanksgiving dinner. My mother talked about that she had a hoop that was made out of a spoon that she’d gotten from her mother (Gobby, my grandmother). She mentioned she by no means wears it and requested if I needed it–of course I did! I believed it was cool to have one thing that belonged to my grandmother.

Later, she requested me to look contained in the ring and see if it was engraved with a T. Sure, it was–which meant it was really from my great-great-grandmother! Gobby’s grandmother had these sterling silver spoons and Gobby had them made into rings for every of her daughters. She was born in 1868 and immigrated right here in 1936. I am undecided how outdated the ring is, however it’s definitely up there in age! It occurs to suit me *completely* and since I do not put on a marriage ring, I put it on my left ring finger.

This can be a image of the kittens whereas they have been watching Cat TV (I known as their names in order that they’d flip and take a look at me).

I needed to make one thing particular for Eli’s 18th birthday dessert, and since I’ve been avoiding sweets, I made a (non-vegan) shock for him: Sloppy Brownies! This can be a horribly unhealthy however scrumptious dessert that we made up one time when the children have been youthful and, to this present day, they nonetheless discuss them. To make them, you merely layer: chocolate chip cookie dough (pressed all around the backside of the pan–I simply use a tube of refrigerated dough from the shop); then a layer of Oreos; then a layer of bite-size Reese cups; and at last, prime with brownie batter. Then bake till it is now not jiggly within the center. (I used to be informed) they have been ahhhh-mazing. (This small pan was for Noah to take dwelling. I made the remainder in a bigger baking dish.)

Noah likes tofu, and when he was right here in the future, I put some in a marinade for him to take dwelling. I might given him directions on find out how to cook dinner it and I used to be so glad when his girlfriend despatched me this picture–look how fairly it appears to be like! They mentioned that it turned out actually good. (I made a ” Put together Tofu” information for Noah–at his request–so I am going to put up that this weekend in case anybody else is .)

That is from Monday, when Jerry and I took the children and their girlfriends to La Pita. Household time is getting an increasing number of uncommon, so I used to be thrilled to spend time with them.

I had simply taken this blanket out of the dryer and as quickly as I laid it on the mattress, I set Duck on there. He was immediately taken to the heat of it and, naturally, laid in his sploot place. So cute!

I took this picture this morning after I was operating. At first look, it simply appears to be like like a blurry unintentional image. However do you see Joey??

Yesterday, I needed to take Joey and Phoebe to the vet for his or her check-ups (and to see how Phoebe’s kidney illness is progressing). Joey is completely wholesome, and aside from the kidney illness, Phoebe is simply high-quality as effectively. She’s even gained weight! Since she refuses the kidney weight-reduction plan meals, the vet mentioned she simply actually needs to ensure she’s consuming, no matter it could be that she likes. Her numbers aren’t really a lot worse than they have been two years in the past, so I will simply proceed to do what I have been doing. Spoiled cat 😉

I needed some stickers for my telephone and my pc, and I obtained a cute pack of vegan ones on Amazon. I used to be so excited to see that there was one with the Associates brand! So I put that one on my telephone.

I like this image of Riley and me. Her smile is so heartwarming. 

That is the Unattainable kafta that Jerry ordered at La Pita. “Unattainable” is a model of a vegan floor meat substitute and Jerry was so excited to see that he might get it at La Pita. They really seasoned it rather well to match the meat kafta; I used to be impressed! I could attempt a dish with it subsequent time.

And that is all I’ve obtained. I will get snuggly below some covers and watch a film whereas the snow piles up outdoors. My run tomorrow morning goes to be terrible, I already understand it. I hope the roads are salted tonight!

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