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Meh

I walked today and it wasn't too bad.  It was warm, but it's no where near as bad as it was a few weeks ago.  I wish it would cool down a little more.  I came home and did some of my other stuff.  I also noticed it was getitng overcast.  It drizzled a bit.  I hope it doesn't rain a lot.  We certainly don't need anymore rain here!  Some people are still without power and there are still trees and lines down.  There was a mud slide the other day and it took out power to a bunch of people again.  I think they got that fixed.

I went down in my basement after my walk to see if I could get my water heater lit.  Nope.  The part that I would need to light is still under water!  I took a ruler down there and measured the step to see how deep it was the other day when I was down there.  12 inches!  Good grief!  It's still about 8 inches of water down there so I'll have to wait a few more days and try again.  I hate not having hot water.

Remember the Fossil satchel bag I got that I wanted to start carrying this fall?  Well, it stinks.  I mean reeks of perfume and I can't stand it. I don't like a lot of heavy scent.  I wrapped it in newspaper, stuffed it with newspaper and closed it up in a some plastic bags for over a week.  I took it out the other day and it still reeks.  It's bad.  I've been looking up ways to take the smell out. One solution was to put it in a closed container with dry coffee grounds.  That sounds like a good idea.  Especially if it smells like coffee. LOL . I just want it to smell like leather!  I'm going to find a sealable plastic bin big enough for it and put it in there with some coffee grounds and hope for the best.  I really want to carry this handbag, but at the moment, it's not a possibility!


More purse pics....

I was able to get out and take some pictures of my purse today.  Here are a couple: 20180804_154904
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It also has a clip on strap so it can be carried cross body.  It's so pretty.  I still can't seem to get a picture of the true color of it. lol . To me it's a deep rose color.  

It was sunny today as you can see in these pictures. I was able to walk without worrying about rain.  That was nice, but at the same time, it was really hot.  I came home and cooled off before doing my workouts.  I had to run out for a couple of errands and then came home and I've been here since.  I meant to go to the post office while I was out, but I never made it.  I am planning on writing letters tomorrow.  I might run those and drop them off tomorrow evening and pick up any new ones.  I think I have two or three waiting for me.

 

 


Full Friday...

The street was wet when I got up today and it had rained, but it wasn't raining at the time I usually go for my walk, so I decided to go.  I made it without getting wet.  It did rain for a few minutes but it wasn't hard and it wasn't very long.  I only had to use my umbrella about 3 minutes.  I got home and cooled off.  I then went to the grocery store to get my monthly groceries.  It got really overcast while I was in there and I was just hoping I could get home and get my groceries in before it rained again.  I made it!  I got all my things and put away.  I rested for a bit and then my friend picked me up.  We went to South Boston to the Goodwill and to Dini's Brother's pizza.  I tried their philly cheesesteak.  It was pretty good, but their pizza is better!

At Goodwill, I got Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for $2!  I also got a Under Armour fitness backpack.  I use a fitness backpack every time I walk and they wear out eventually.  This looked brand new so I got it to have on hand when mine dies.  My current one is Everlast and I got it at Kmart.  We don't have a Kmart anymore. :(

I also got a binder, a coffee mug, and a cute stencil set.  It's a 'kiddie' type, but there are some good stencils in the set that I can use in my bujo!  I love stencils.  After we got back to the city and he dropped me off, I went to get gas for my car and get a few things I needed.  My first of the month necessities.  The Family Dollar I went in had these big jar candles that were $5.  The eucalyptus mint one smells JUST LIKE the $20 ones that Bath and Body Works used to sell! I had to buy one.  I'm burning it now and it smells amazing!

One last thing to add about the day.  I didn't mention this earlier, but I won another Fossil purse on ebay last week.  I got it today.  It's gorgeous!  It's one I saw in 2011 in a Fossil catalog.  It's a satchel bag and it's coral  and it's gorgeous.  The picture does not do it justice!

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The second one is closest to the actual color.  If it is sunny tomorrow, I'll take some pictures outside.


New look, same blog!

I just re-did the look of the blog again.  I made a new banner and I changed the colors to a nice soft purple shade.  I think I love it.  What do you think?  I had changed it a little recently but I didn't like what I had done so I changed it to this.  I like it.

Today's walk was insane!  I looked at my weather app and it said it was in the 70's.  I didn't think it would be that bad on my walk. I was wrong! lol It was so hot. I was dripping sweat.  It was gross.  I made it though and got home and relaxed for awhile before I did my workouts.  I did those, did my French, and then had lunch.  I then went and checked the mail.

I have been looking for a key fob to go on my Fossil purse since I got it.  All the ones I could find were the wrong color.  I found one on a purse that I was able to get shipping for less than $20!  It's green like my bag and has the fob.  I now have an extra bag and I moved the key fob to my favorite bag.  This new bag is a lot smaller and it's very cute.  I figured if I was going to spend the money to get the key fob, I might as well get an extra purse, too! :p

Here is a picture of the purse with the key fob on it:

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It's a little darker than my purse, but it's close enough to suit me! ^_^


Monday Madness FTW! :p

Sorry about that short post yesterday.  I wasn't near the Mac and I posted with my phone.  I really didn't want to post a lot that way but I wanted to get my post in.  So, today I went for my usual walk and came back and cooled off.  I then went back out to walk to the post office!  I had a stack of pen pal letters.  My friend picked me up at the post office and I rode with him on an errand and then he dropped me home.  When I got home, my packages were here.  No, not the MBP. :(  I did get the pretty Fossil wallet, my 12 Fitbit bands, and my washi.  Everything is so pretty!  The Fossil wallet is perfect for my needs.  It holds everything I need and it takes up less space!

The bands are all so pretty.  I have tried on the lime green, the blue, and now I'm wear the hot pink one. LOL  I was able to store them in some roll up pencil cases I got on Amazon some time ago.  They are all nice quality.  The washi is gorgeous!  It's even prettier in person than it was on the site.  A bonus item?  Yes! One of the regular rolls had a slim roll with it. Yay!  I love this particular brand of washi. It's great quality and it's always pretty!  It was a good mail day.  Tomorrow, my MBP should be here.  I am so ready for it!  I'll do a whole post about it tomorrow, I'm sure!

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Photo shoot for a purse?

YES! LOL  I got my purse today and I moved my stuff over to it and then took it out in the yard for a photo shoot. :P  The lighting in my house isn't the best, so I figured that would be better.  I have to share some of the photo shoot with you. :p

 

 So, there you go.  Some outside and some inside.  LOL  I'm in love with this purse.  I switched from my current wallet back to my Kate Spade one. May she RIP. 


OMG My dream bag!

Ever since I saw a Fossil bag on Pinterest some time ago, I have wanted that purse.  I loved everything about it.  I can't afford Fossil bags brand new, so I was hoping to some day find a used one.  I recently searched ebay and I found one in another color.  It was a nice peach color.  I thought it was pretty, but I really wanted the mint one that I first saw.  It's even in my bag board on Pinterest  Well, after finding the peach one and watching it on ebay, I continued to search. I found the bag in dark blue, multi colored, yellow, and brown.  I then saw a listing for the mint one. ^________________^  Guess what auction I won tonight?  It was less than $40 shipped!  I'm so excited.  The only thing that isn't great about the whole thing is that the key fob is missing from the bag. Other than that, it looks to be in excellent condition. I was so happy to find it.  I will keep an eye on ebay to see if I can find a key fob to go on it.  I was so happy to find this bag!  Here is the picture of it from the Fossil site that I pinned to Pinterest:

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Isn't it gorgeous?!  I love it so much.  I don't care that it's a spring/summer color. I'll probably carry it all year long! LOL! Whee!


Thrifting and walking and food, oh my!

So, I got in my regular walk today. I stopped at CVS and got a book of stamps before heading home.  I didn't do my workouts after I got home as usual.  Instead, I went to the grocery store.  I spent more than I planned, but I got a lot of goodies.  I came home and put those away.  My friend wanted to eat and walk again!  I was surprised because he was pretty tired last night. :p

We rode to Eden NC to a trail over there.  First we ate at a little pizza place called Stella's pizza. It was quite good.  They are really just take out/delivery, but they had one booth inside and we ate in.  It was some damn good pizza!  After that, we headed to Goodwill so we wouldn't miss it before they closed.  I found a brand new pack of Staedler colored pencils for .49!  I also found a restaurant notebook, some assorted stationery, and a few other things.  The notebook is cool. You can keep track of restaurants you visit.  The stationery was some envelopes, some cute little cards and various other things.  Perfect for a pen pal person!  I also found a Fossil brand black leather purse. It's so nice and I paid a whole 1.49 for it! Yes, ONE DOLLAR and forty nine cents! WHOO!  I love a good bargain.  I also go a vintage candle trimmer thing.  You use it on the bottom of a candle so it will fit in a candle holder.  I also got a nice new wallet with the $35 price tag will on it for $2.  And, I found a Weight Watchers kit.  It's got two books on the point system and a little journal.  It's pretty cool.  Those things are really expensive brand new and I didn't have to join WW! LOL

All in all, it was a good trip to Goodwill.  After that, we went to the trail.  Almost this time last year, a tornado went through that trail and there was a lot of damage to trees.  They have a plaque about it.  The trail was re-directed at one point from the original trail!  We got through walking and headed back.

I got home and did my workouts. It was stretch day and it felt so good to stretch!  I am now going to relax until bed time as I'm extremely tired.  I need to catch up my receipts from today in my checkbook and see how much damage I did! :P  OH! I also received in the mail today my very first coffee grinder.  I got some whole bean coffee at the grocery store.  I am still working on making the perfect cup.  I made my first cup tonight and it was pretty good, but I want to experiment and see what I can come up with.  The grinder is easy to use and makes the kitchen smell good!