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Shopping trip with the girls

Saturday we had a shopping trip for my group of friends that I haven’t had time for in so very long. With life as crazy as it has been over the holidays, now that the new year is here it is time for us to get together, and some of us had Christmas gift cards that were burning a hole in our wallets. So, we decided to meet at the mall at ten a.m. so we could get in some shopping before lunch.

We hit Macy’s and a few of the big names before we decided to go to some of the smaller stores, including Victoria’s Secret. All women’s favorite for those unmentionables. I splurged on a new leather jacket at Wilson’s, and I bought a couple of new outfits for myself at Macy’s. We had a lot of fun shopping together.

We decided on lunch at a regular restaurant rather than the food court and The Cheesecake Factory won out of course. It was a great lunch with lots of laughs and plenty of gossip. Not wanting our outing to end already, we decided to take in a matinee, but unfortunately we couldn’t decide on a movie since they were all action or kids movies – with the exception of one that no one was interested in. We ended up calling it a day, but still had a blast none the less.

Gîte – A French Holiday Home That is Available For Rent

I got an email from Larry, an old class mate of mine from back in our middle school days, telling me that that he and his new wife are taking a nice long two week vacation in March, which is a great time to get away from all of the cold weather and the wet snow that we usually get that time of year. They are first going to England, then Spain and then on to France. Sounds good to me, I’m so very envious of them. I wish that I could spend some time over seas. I’ve always wanted to fly over to England and then travel all over Europe seeing and experiencing all the wonderful things and places that we’ve always heard so much about. Maybe one day I’ll have enough cash to do just that. I’d like to locate and rent one of top notch ski apartments that are so popular for people that enjoy snow skiing, snow boarding, snowmobiling and all other outside winter activities. There are a lot of snowboard tips and snowboard tricks that are being offered for snowboard for beginners like myself, these days.

In Larry’s email he states that they are taking their time in looking for one of the nicer gites in France, which led me to the dictionary. I had no idea what the definition of gîte was so I wanted to see what the dictionary had to say about it. Apparently a gîte is a French holiday home that is available for rent and comes fully furnished and equipped for self-catering. The Internet will certainly be a useful tool in finding the perfect accommodations for them. No longer do you have to find yourself traveling blindly and hoping for the best when you get there. We have all heard horror stories of such tragedies.

I emailed Larry back and encouraged him to send me a post card and to have a wonderful time and to take plenty of pictures that he can post on Face book for all of us to see and enjoy along with them upon their return.

Aching Back

For the past couple of months I have woken up with one heck of a back ache. I do believe that it is the mattress that I’m sleeping on. This has got to stop, having a back ache all day really sucks. Looks like I’ve got to look into buying a new mattress. Not something that I’m looking forward to doing, all the time and money that it is going to take to find the perfect one since I’m not planning on buying one online.

Buying a mattress is something that you need to do in person when trying to find one that will be comfortable as well as good for my aching back issues.

A Yoga Strap

The yoga strap that I ordered for my yoga loving sister-in-law just came in the mail today. I’m so thrilled that I found such a great deal on this particular yoga prop that I know that she has been wanting for some time now, but was holding off on so that someone could buy it for her as a Christmas gift, which worked out well for the both of us. I hope that it is the right kind, as I know nothing about yoga or any of the equipment that they use for it and there were several types being offered at the site that I ordered from.

yoga strap

yoga strap

It’s too bad that she won’t be joining us on Christmas day this up and coming holiday season, but we have all ready decided and planned to get together the week between Christmas Day and New Years. We will have a nice dinner, catch up on all the latest gossip and exchange gifts at that point. A nice quite evening to look forward to, we have always gotten along well together and just because my dumb kid brother acted the fool and they have parted ways doesn’t mean I can’t continue our friendship for as long as we want.

A Girl Can Dream, Right . . .

Wow, I just spent the last 2 1/2 hours looking at a website that I ran across that has some of the coolest cheap lingerie for sale that I have seen in a while. Not that I look at lingerie that much, but this one outfit caught my attention and there I went. Now I have a wish list that consists of all most $200 worth of goodies that I really want. A girl can dream can’t she?