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Monday, September 21, 2009

Keeping Sane with Swine 'Flu

The Swine Flu has finally made it to our home. Miss Scarlett was diagnosed today with it. She is running a fever and has a nasty congested-sounding cough. All I can say is thank goodness and the Good Lord that she doesn't have the stomach problems that usually go along with the 'flu.

So, the problem is how to keep a sick five-year old entertained when she can't go anywhere. Here are some of our activities today:
  • Playing go Fish
  • Watching cartoons
  • Going to the doctor (ok, so this wasn't all that fun)
  • Taking a nap (fun for me!)
  • Farming on the virtual farm with Facebook
  • Reading books
  • Playing Crazy Eights
  • Making a fort in the den
We plan on piling up on the couch this evening to watch Dancing with the Stars. This is one of our family's favorite shows. Can't wait to see who Scarlett picks this season as her favorite.

Trying to make the best of a bad situation.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

A Good Day

Today was a good day. I spent all day with Miss Scarlett - mostly just the two of us. We started the morning off doing laundry. I never knew how exciting laundry was. Scarlett loved helping sort clothes, spray stains, and toss in the washer. And getting to put in the detergent, well, let me just say that she was almost as giddy as she is when she gets Chinese Potstickers.

We decided to grab a quick lunch at McDonald's. (Those Happy Meals tend to make her happy.) Then we took off for a birthday party of a little friend from church. There was a Hello Kitty, Hannah Montana theme going there. Too funny. I highly recommend partying at a children's museum. Great idea!

Hubby's alma mater had a win today. That always makes for a happy hubby. He came home from the football game glowing - both figuratively and literally, as he was sunburned. I doused him with white vinegar, and he was a happy man. Smelly, but happy.

We took Scarlett to Party City to let her peruse the Halloween costumes. So far, she will not commit. I see another Mulan Halloween in our future. Or maybe Dora the Explorer.

Today was not an exciting day, but it was fun. Sometimes it's the little things that make for memorable times.

Friday, September 4, 2009

It's Friday (Thank goodness!)

  • I am so glad that this week is over! It has been a particularly stressful week at work and at home. Not bad, but just stressful.
  • Did I just figure out how to do these bullets? I've tried FOREVER to get this to work. It's working!!
  • Phineas and Ferb are on right now. I am thinking a platypus would make a cool pet. You know, they don't do much.
  • Farmville is more fun when Miss Scarlett plays it with me.
  • UT Football starts tomorrow. Although I am not a huge fan of football, I do enjoy all the hoop-la and pageantry.
Let the weekend begin!