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say yes to the dress

By Tara Zandra | October 20, 2013

Today Tabi and I made the rounds at a few Goodwill stores looking for a prom dress for her Halloween costume. The seventh dress tried was the winner, but we’re still out of luck with shoes so I guess that’s tomorrow. We did manage to get the makeup she needed as well, but we’re still missing a few key ingredients to pull off her “look.” She looks beautiful in the dress, too bad she’s going to zombie-fy it.

All in all it was a fairly standard Sunday, didn’t feel like a vacation day as we had grocery shopping to take care of. Amazing how I can carefully arrange my items on the conveyor belt and the cashier will still pull from the middle and put frozen items in the canvas bags and canned goods in the insulated bags. Today’s cashier was also eleventy so nothing to do but smile, have patience, thank him, and repack the bags myself back in the car. At Sprouts we must have gotten a new guy- or he hates vegetables. He had to keep asking what the produce items were. I get mixing up cilantro and parsley, but he didn’t know what the beets were either. Or rather, he had to ask to make sure that’s what they were. It was only funny because it happened on about 5 or 6 items. We also got carded for buying cooking wine which doesn’t do as much for the ego as it would if they would card us at California Adventure.

We also went to Staples and found my calendar pages so now it’s a true planner. I also ordered address pages because I’m tired of keeping all my addresses in a spreadsheet on the computer. I have multiple spreadsheets, plus a few addresses tucked away in facebook messages and come Christmas time, I have no idea if I have the right addresses or not. I’ve had more than one Christmas card returned to me in the past. I go through the same issues during birthday invitation time. But not this year, people! Not. This. Year.

Tonight I served “Beef” stroganoff- a recipe I’ve been making for years. I love it. Chris loves it. Daisy loves it. I find out tonight that Tabitha doesn’t like it. Did I mention I’ve been making it for years? I reminded her she needs to let us know if there’s something she doesn’t like, otherwise, I’ll just keep serving it to her. In the future she’ll have grilled cheese on the side instead, much like Daisy gets rice on mashed potato night.

I think I’ll add a picture to every post, just because. I didn’t take any today, but this is from last night when Dee got home from the Kings game. She was a bit tuckered out.


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One Response to “say yes to the dress”

  1. Melyssa Says:
    October 21st, 2013 at 11:44 am

    Yay for a pic with every post! I love that. It doesn’t matter what it is. LOL