36/52: Return to The Land of The Living Edition!

I left work on Friday August 30th — totally hyped for a week of fun, crafting and living la vida tourist in NY during my staycation.  Instead, by the time I got home, I felt tired and sleepy.  After waking from a nap I just couldn’t seem to get away from, I had instead a week of cold, flu and bronchitis.  Yes, my friends, a week of the cruds!  But even while in crud land, there was much to be thankful for believe it or not.

  • Although I was sick, and I didn’t want to be, I did get the rest that I needed.
  • Although I live alone, my family in the area checked in on me every day.
  • I got an early birthday gift from my mom!  Got it on Monday but didn’t put it together yet.  Can’t wait to start using it.
  • Got some spinning fibre pretties.  More importantly, the darker of the two is FREE!!!
  • Home-made chicken soup.  The radish slices gave it a great earthy, hearty taste.
  • I was still able to see my cousin R who was visiting the US for the past five weeks.  She really wanted to see me before she left today and she made sure she did.  We had a wonderful time yesterday morning — even if it was only for a few hours.
  • I really wanted to start cooking like I used to and wanted to start going back to the Farmer’s Market.  My cousin took me yesterday so I really got to meet that goal.
  • Also got some external (Lysol) and internal (liquah!!) germ killers!!! 😉
  • Although I did absolutely no crafting done, I got a chance on Friday to clean up my craft basket and really plan what I want to do for my Fall/Winter knit/crochet projects.
  • Being able to count my Rhinebeck pennies!  Literally!  😉  I got $130.00  in coins!  Booyah!!!!

Hope each of you had a wonderful week!  Cheers for a great week coming up. 🙂

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8 thoughts on “36/52: Return to The Land of The Living Edition!

  1. creative urbanista September 11, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    I’m having a bit of internal germ cleanser right now… 😉

    Hope you’re feeling better. I had a bit of allergies bothering me this week, probably the change of weather.

    And you wanna slip me some of that basil. I can use with the fresh tomato sauce I made. Please and thank you.

    • Nicky September 14, 2013 / 7:22 pm

      Didn’t that internal cleanser fix you up just right?!!!! 😛

      I’m definitely feeling better today. Ended up having to go to the Dr. since the remainder of what I had turned into a nasty sinus infection. God forbid that I start having sinus troubles!!!! No ma’am, Ms Pam!

      As for the basil … I’ll bring you a bunch on the day we’re going to Rhinebeck! 😀

  2. Preeti September 9, 2013 / 11:46 am

    It looks like you had a restful staycation! Hope you’re feeling A-OK now. Chicken soup with radishes sounds yummy and I love your FM haul with Strawberry Lemonade – double yum!

    • Nicky September 9, 2013 / 3:30 pm

      I’m getting to A-Ok and for that I’m extremely grateful. Although I slept alot, last week was very uncomfortable so I’m going to do what I need to to not go back! LOLOL!

      I love FM; it’s hard to imagine living someplace where I can’t walk to one.

  3. Heather September 9, 2013 / 11:22 am

    Glad you’re feeling better! I hope you can have a better week this week.You inspire me to look for the good stuff even when things aren’t that great.

    • Nicky September 9, 2013 / 3:31 pm

      Thank you so much Heather. Life is tough sometimes, but there’s always some good. 🙂

  4. savethestationery September 8, 2013 / 6:54 pm

    Way to go on keeping up your spirits even if you have been laid low all week. Glad that you are back at it again. Those veggies look awesome.

    • Nicky September 8, 2013 / 9:48 pm

      It was great being back at the Farmer’s Market. Actually … totally awesome!!!! Reminded me of our markets at home. Great, organically grown produce. Yummzers!!!

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