I cannot really believe that we all actually got up, and were at Lady T's house by 5am, on Friday morning to watch the Royal Wedding. But we were. And it was lovely :) We drank mimosas and "ooh'd" and "ahhh'd" until we couldn't stand it anymore. And then we went to work :( Well, some of us did. Those that don't work went hat shopping for the Kentucky Derby. In their tiaras. True fact. AND..then they had manis and pedis. Lucky princesses!
(scones and grapes)
(veggie breakfast casserole & hash brown casserole)
(the princesses...in our PJs)
(my fancy princess shoes :-o)
When I saw TEN later in the afternoon, he gave me a lovely red Princess Rose from his garden:
And then he grilled chicken and veggie shish kabobs on the grill Friday evening. I was fast asleep by 9:30. Happy Princess :)
Saturday morning I was up early to head to Smaller Smalltown, VA with Marilyn Monroe to visit The Real Housewife of Charleston and her new addition, Baby Lula! Lula was 1 week old, and looking cute as a button!
This is a picture of the little muffin a few days before we arrived. We were remarking at how robust she looks in pictures. Actually, she is quite petite and the best baby ever! Seriously. No crying. No whining. Sleeps 5.5 hours/night. TRHoC is one lucky mama!
Here is a picture of Miss Lula wearing a hat I bought her from Bekima Knits on Etsy!
Such a lovely afternoon, and I can't wait to visit TRHoC and Lula again before they "officially" move to Charleston!
Hot Mess Train Wreck!
TEN and I didn't really get to see each other much last week, so we decided that Saturday evening would be ours. Apparently that was NOT a good idea. Well, it WAS fun...but wow.
Let's see...I discovered the hurricane:
I discovered THREE of them, to be exact. Oopsies.
He discovered the Baby Guinness shooter:
It was messy. There were no major casualties, but apparently I "snarked" at him when it wasn't called for :( I also was not able to get out of the bed until 2pm on Sunday. I'm too old to be hung over until 2pm.
While "dying" on the couch Sunday morning, TEN and I watched 5 episodes of Extreme Couponing. We were inspired. We decided that WE could do this! So off to Kroger we went. Now, the game has changed a bit here friends. There is a new addition in my life. Let me back up.....
Saturday morning while I was getting ready to head to Smaller Smalltown, VA with Marilyn Monroe, TEN happened to peek out of my front door and proclaimed that the neighbor's were having a yard sale. "T, T...they have a deep freezer over there. Let's go check it out!"
***SIDE NOTE...I have been wanting a deep freezer for the longest time. My freezer is always packed to the brim, and I constantly pout about my inability to fully take advantage of the megga sales at Kroger due to lack of space. We've looked at a few mini-deep freezers at Lowe's, Home Depot and Walmart. I had pretty much decided on the $175 version that was quite small...but sufficient.
We cruised the garage sale only to discover that this deep freezer was quite large, and ONLY $75!!! What can I say? SOLD!
So, we headed to Kroger with the knowledge that I could purchase anything I wanted and not run out of room :)
And we used a lot of coupons. And it took FOREVER. And I saved 29% of my total grocery bill. And I realized I need some practice for this extreme couponing thing to really pay off. Thanks to mrs.mfc , and her education on the fabulousness of printable coupons, I'm well on my way :)
How do YOU feel about extreme couponing? The show? The idea? What is the most you have ever saved?