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I took charge!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

It's Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada-
Right now son#2 the Air Canada Pilot is driving north--to our house-with his daughter. Son#1, #3, and #4 will all be here with their families for dinner to-morrow night. It will be a busy weekend in the kitchen, cooking the turkey--making Pumpkin pies etc-It will be a Family time!
The docks will be towed in also-tied to shore-ready for winter.
Yesterday, I was in "the depths of despair"---The dishwasher broke-the wash machine is "on the verge"---the cat has been struggling to survive---
Sometimes, all this can be overwhelming-
like--Lord Love A Duck!
But-I took charge--I ordered 3 new appliances---just like that----
I am so fortunate to have my wee mad money account--saved for a rainy day----and--I figured the rainy day had come---enough already---
These appliances don't arrive till the 23rd-----but--It gives me peace of mind to know they are "on the wing"---
Decisions -decisions--The decision now is to begin a new streak----to do all I do to-day right-----eat properly----exercise-practice piano-wash dishes---(and there will be lotza dishes---!)
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
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    I am glad that there was a proverbial "silver lining" to be found in the concerns about the appliances, Lynda. To have a "wee mad money account" is always a wise thing. Trouble with me is that I can't seem to allow myself the madness to spend mine. emoticon

    As this gal --- our dishwasher gets very little use --- I enjoy washing by hand --- I know that may seem strange to you, but that is the way I am wired. emoticon

    Enjoy your weekend to the fullest!

    God bless!
    1886 days ago
  • LACY77
    Congratulations on the new appliances!

    I am struggling with a dryer that likes to eat clothing at the moment.. We could use a splurge as well...

    Off to hang some clothes to dry.. lol

    Enjoy your boys and the holidays! :)
    1886 days ago
    GOOD FOR YOU!!!!!
    1886 days ago
    Glad you decided to go for it.
    1886 days ago
    Good for you to make those decisions! Beyond those problems that came all at once, I'm so happy you chose to have an amazing time with your dear family no matter what!!


    Have a wonderful family time and count your blessings! Happy Thanksgiving emoticon
    1886 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/11/2014 8:34:27 PM
    Enjoy your Thanksgiving!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

    You should have plenty of help with the washing up. Only fair since you did all the cooking. emoticon

    Good management decision to get new appliances. Just don't let them sit in boxes for a while like I did with my dishwasher. emoticon And you not that not so happy story!! emoticon

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!!!!

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    1887 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    Like I said yesterday, time for the family to pitch in and do the dishes - not you - after all your hard work making and hosting the Thanksgiving Dinner!! Enjoy!!!

    1887 days ago
    Enjoy your time with family and the new appliances when they finally arrive.
    1887 days ago
    It sure is wonderful to have a son or sons come and help with those chores...like taking in the docks or getting the roof heat tapes all set before our soon to arrive cold and snow set in!! Happy Thanksgiving all through the weekend!!
    1887 days ago
    I always console myself that some problems can be solved with money and (in the grand scheme of things) those aren't the problems that are worth fretting over. Good for you, something to look forward to!
    1887 days ago
    Oh Good! New appliances are a treat.
    1887 days ago
  • PURPLE0906
    Happy Thanksgiving!!

    Sounds like you will have a house full, that is so nice.

    Have a great weekend!!
    Hope you cat gets better.

    1887 days ago
  • DALID414
    Happy Thanksgining.
    I'm sure your dish washing will be an Olympic Event!
    1887 days ago
    Nice. We are on the verge of needing new appliances too.

    Happy Thanksgiving!! Enjoy having your special people around.


    1887 days ago
  • GABY1948
    emoticon emoticon you made a "management decision" and it saved your mind!

    emoticon emoticon and have a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving weekend! I know how much you love your family and they love you!
    1887 days ago
  • no profile photo EVIE4NOW
    For us last month was the washer and lawn mower, now it's the vacuum. Always something isn't there? Have a very Happy Thanksgiving and remember to give thanks for saving for a rainy day. Enjoy your family.
    1887 days ago
    emoticon decision, Lynda. You deserve to have appliances that WORK! Meantime, make do, and have a great Thanksgiving! emoticon
    1887 days ago
    Way to take charge! Enjoy the weekend with your family... emoticon
    1887 days ago
    It was time to replace the old ones so you can get on with life without the hassle of unreliable appliances. Enjoy your weekend and let the family help as much as possible. HUGS!
    1887 days ago
    Well, for sure 3 new appliances will make the wee mad money account (love it!) even 'wee-er', but so worth it.

    Hope Fat Cat gets to feeling a little better w/his medicine. **SIGH** Poor fur babies
    1887 days ago
    Happy Thanksgiving--a favorite here in IN too. My nephew is going to celebrate his 40th Anniversary today and I'm making the turkey. Later we will relax and play cards!

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    1887 days ago
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