Welcome to Friday’s Fave Five, hosted by Susanne at Living to Tell the Story, in which we can share five of our favorite things from the last week, wonderful exercise in looking for and appreciating the good things God blesses us with. Click on the button to learn more, then go to Susanne’s to read others’ faves and link up your own.
The week after Christmas is relaxing in some ways, but sad in others as visiting loved ones go home and Christmas decorations come down. It’s sad that it’s over. But it is kind of nice to get the house back to normal and to make plans for the new year. I’m not sure why changing over the year brings about a flurry of organizing and cleaning out, but I’m going with it!
Here are some faves from the past week.
1. A short work/school week.
2. Knowing that there is more daylight since Dec. 21 even though it doesn’t really seem like it yet.
3. Playing games. Jason and Mittu got some expansion packs for their Catan games, and Jesse got a couple of new games for Christmas. It’s been fun to play all together. I’m looking forward to playing more.
4. New officey stuff. I’d been wanting some kind of memo board ever since we set up an office in this house, but was undecided about style and size. I’d thought about making the kind that has criss-crossing ribbons. But then I saw this at W-Mart today, and I like that it has both cork board and magnetic board, and it will fit right under a cross stitch picture I have up. Can’t wait to ask a certain handy hubby to take care of that for me. 🙂
And I was tickled to find pink push pins for the cork board:
Also just discovered at W-Mart. My sweet tooth got really overfed over the holidays and I’m needing to get it back under control. These are really good and just 120 calories per pouch. Just enough to satisfy that desire for something sweet and chocolatey but in controlled portions. No, this isn’t a commercial. 🙂 I just really like them.
Bonus: A visitor:
We’ve seen bunnies in the yard occasionally, but this is the first time I remember seeing them right outside the window. I had spilled some bird seed when I refilled the feeder a few days ago, and I guess he found it! It’s hard to get a good picture, though, because he’s pretty skittish — any movement or even the click when I take the camera from its charger makes him jump.
I need to hop away, too, but I’ll be back to visit with you later today. Happy Friday!