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December 2019

Goodbye 2019!

Well, here we are at the end of a year and a decade.  I'm ready to get a new year and decade started.  I have my 2020 daily journal ready to go, my 2020 bujo ready to go, and put my 2020 calendar insert in my Traveler's Notebook. I'm ready to go! 

My Evernote shirt came out of the wash smelling nice and clean instead of stinky.  :p  I love it.  I just wish I could wear it now.  I'll have to lose a few pounds first, but I'm hoping to do that!

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Mmmm cascara latte!

I went to Starbucks tonight and got a delicious cascara latte.  Wonderful!  I didn't do anything else while out.  I got several orders of Starbucks cards from eBay auctions in the mail today and an Evernote shirt. :)  I found an Evernote t-shirt on eBay and I bought it. It's too small, but I hope to lose weight again and then I can wear it.  I would have a picture to share, but I had to toss it in the washing machine.  It smelled horrible.  It smelled exactly like clothes that come from Goodwill.  I am not sure, but I'm thinking they all have some kind of spray they use on stuff. The jeans I got recently had to be washed a bunch of times just to get that scent out.  The scent smells like perfume and it's horrible.  I wish they would stop using it.  I am hoping only one wash will work for this shirt.

I finished the puzzle today. It's missing a piece.  The last puzzle was missing a piece too! I looked for it everywhere and didn't find it.  Then, yesterday, I look at the floor and it's laying right there!  I'm hoping the missing one from this puzzle shows up too.  I swear it's so annoying to not have all the pieces.  These were both brand new sealed puzzles.

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So tired!

I have washed my bed linen and put it back on the bed. I have another load of laundry in the dryer and another smaller load of laundry in the wash.  I also took my Yule tree down and put it away.  That was crazy and my back was killing me.  I am glad to have it done and the bed linen back on the bed. I'll probably let the clothes stay in the dryer until tomorrow. LOL 

I started on a new puzzle today.  I finished the other one last night and I got a lot done on a new one today.  I was thinking this one was going to be harder than it was because of all the different colors but it's been pretty fun. I'll finish it up tomorrow.  The only thing on my to-do list today that didn't get done was going to Starbucks. I'll go tomorrow.

My friend, the one that takes me to eat and to the beach, said he'd help me get a microwave.  Mine is peeling inside and it smells absolutely horrible.  I figured that I'd pick the one I wanted and we'd go pick it up today as I planned to pay him back for it.  I get up today and not long after I'm up, he texts me that to let him know when I'm up as he is bringing my microwave over! WHAT?! lol. He bought me a much nicer one that what I could afford.  I still plan to try and pay him back, but I have a feeling he won't let me.  It's a nice big one and it's so much nicer than my old one.  I love it.  I tried it out today and it works well.  The old one was worrying me because of the paint peeling inside and the smell.  I hope this one lasts me a long time. :)

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I'm alive! No, really!

Sorry about not posting yesterday.  My friend texted right before 10 pm and asked how long a place in Eden NC was open. I looked on Google and it was 11 pm. He said we'd go.  So we did. Of course, that meant I didn't get back in time to make my blog post.  

I didn't get a lot done on the puzzle yesterday and I've not done much on it today either.  I'm going to work on it after I post this. I wanted to make sure I made my blog post first! Here is my progress:

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Ahhhh!

I needed a few things from the grocery store today.  I've needed to go for a while as I might have mentioned, but I was NOT going on the week before Christmas.  I got the things I needed and headed home.  I didn't really do much of anything today.  It was a lazy day for sure.  I did start a puzzle, though. 

It's going to be interesting. I didn't get a lot done, but I got a nice portion of it done.  Here is what I have so far:

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I hate holidays!!

Well, except for Halloween.  That one is awesome!  I went for my traditional ride to see all the things that were closed.  There were no gas stations on that road open at all.  CVS was open and there were three restaurants, but other than that, a ghost town.  It was quite weird.  I hate it when everything is closed.  In the shopping center where I usually my favorite Chinese place was open. Unfortunately, I had no money so I couldn't get any delicious food! :( I was invited to my friend's house to eat today, but I was not in the mood to go so I stayed home!

One of the things I wrapped up and opened last night was a small puzzle.  It was only a 100 piece one but I liked the picture so I bought it.  I worked it tonight. It didn't take very long.  It's pretty.  I like the colors.  I would love to do this puzzle as a 500 piece.  I usually don't buy puzzles with less than 300 pieces, but this one was cute so I got it.  I enjoyed putting it together.

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Hello from under my tree.

I just opened the few little things I bought for myself to wrap and open.  I got two candles, a puzzle, a bath bomb, a snowman box, a snowman mailbox, and a little gum machine/ coin bank.  Oh and my NaNoWriMo winners shirt!  It didn't take me long to open them and as I already knew what everything was, there were no surprises. :p 

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Cascara latte? Oh yeah! :D

My friend texted me today and asked if I would like to eat around 7. I said I'm ready now.  This was about 5:20 or so. lol . He picked me up a few minutes after 7 and we went to eat.  We ate at one of my favorite local places that we don't get to often so that was a treat.  It was delicious! He wanted a milkshake at Cookout but the line was around the building, so he went to get gas and carried me around to look at some lights. Yay!  We went back by Cookout but they were still busy so he went to look at more lights.  He also asked if I'd like to go to Starbucks. YES, Yes, I would!  I asked if he minded if I were in there for a bit as I wanted to try to get the cards I didn't have.  He said no problem, so I went and found several that I needed. I ordered a drink, not what a wanted because they are out of cascara.  Well, I am talking to one of my favorite baristas about the cards.  She didn't ring me up but she was making my drink.  As she was about done with my drink, I mentioned cascara and asked if she thought they would get some back in the summer.  She said they HAD cascara. Me: O_o She looked and sure enough, there was a brand new bottle opened and on the counter.  

"Would you rather have that?"  She asked.  I told her if she'd already made the other, nevermind.  She then pours the almost completed drink out and makes me a cascara latte. AND she gave me a grande.  I had ordered a tall. I love my baristas! I got my favorite drink and it was so delicious.  Since I'm the only one that orders cascara, I should be able to get them for a long time. YES!  So happy!

OH! I also asked her about the multipacks.  Those you can't get without loading them.  I asked if they had any left over after the holiday could they save out one for me if they were just sending them back. (I guess this is what they do) . She said she'd ask and if it was okay, they'd save them for me. Yippee!  So happy! I now have almost all this year's holiday cards. I am still missing a few, but I hope to get those on eBay.  These are single ones that they either didn't get or are out of.  I got a cascara latte, got delicious food, and got to see lights. I was a happy camper!


Meh

I didn't really do much today.  I had thought about going to the grocery store and pick up a few things I needed, but it's so close to Christmas. I figured I'd go this evening when it wouldn't be as busy but I never got around to it.  I also thought about going to Starbucks, but again, too close to Christmas, so nope. lol


Two more cards, yay!

I got the last two Starbucks cards I bought recently.  The lollipop one is totally new to me and the one with the two espresso shots is a duplicate, but it's still got the sticker and it has the pin covered so, yay!

I went through today and got my list of this year's holiday cards that I haven't gotten. I hope to be able to get the ones I'm missing. It's not a lot, but I still need several to finish the set for this year. I can get any of the multiple packs on eBay afterward. It's just a few single ones I need.  The only bad thing is, it's really close to Christmas and I'm not sure I want to go anywhere near the mall.  Starbucks is in a small strip of stores in the mall parking lot, doh!

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