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Gift Bought

June 10th, 2015 at 06:16 am

I'm always late sending my Florida DIL her birthday gift. This time I decided to be early. I got on Amazon yesterday and picked out one of her wish list items. It was perfume, which I've never thought about buying for her before! I hope Amazon is very, very good about packaging such an item. It was $45.

So now my variables budget is 45% spent; ten days in.

And I'm going out to dinner tomorrow night. And I have another birthday. What a month.

Got my free dinner at last night's golf outing. I sold raffle tickets and checked out the silent auction winners. No golf for me; I'd rather stay inside! Though it was a beautiful day. I got done around 8 and it was a nice ride home; no traffic.

Unfortunately, as it often happens when my schedule is disrupted, I couldn't sleep last night. Coffee with dinner probably didn't help either. When I have a day like this, I just tackle it in chunks. Okay, you can get up and go to the couch. Okay, you can take a shower and get dressed. Okay, just walk to the station and then you can ride. Okay, walk to work and then you can have coffee. You get the drift.

Luckily, I have only one meeting today, and it's not a scary one. Not that there is such a thing as a scary meeting any more when I only have -- drum roll -- 13 work days left!

7 Responses to “Gift Bought”

  1. laura/deacon's wife Says:


    Lovely! What a thoughtful MIL you are!

    How's the rest of your week looking for lunch? Or next week? This week kind of got away from me -- first week that everyone is off of school and home! Let me know. Smile

  2. CB in the City Says:

    This week is pretty full, but next week is wide open! Any day is fine.

  3. Kiki Says:

    Yay for you only 13 days left. have you heard more about the other position?

  4. CB in the City Says:

    Nope, not a thing!

  5. mimaki Says:

    Hurrah for the only 13 days left Smile!! You are such a nice MIL--my MIL hasn't ever given me a gift! I wouldn't worry about the packaging--I sent my grandma some perfume a couple months ago and it arrived just fine

  6. My English Castle Says:

    I couldn't sleep last night either. I got some books at the library last night and made it halfway through one trying to read myself to sleep. Better sleep for us both!

  7. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I got to sleep okay last night, but woke up wide eyed at 5 a.m. ... My alarm is set for 6:30. Not happy.

    Congrats on being so close to the finish line!

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