Weekly Winners — 11/09/08-11/15/08


Spending a few hours together — my grandmother has been at a nursing home for the last two weeks for rehab because she broke her hip during a fall. She came home for a few hours on Saturday, and is expected back for good just before Thanksgiving. My grandpa has really missed her.

bomma and boppa

Taste-tests — Callie had to make sure the cake I made for my dad’s birthday and my sandwich weren’t poisoned.

cake

sandwich

“What? This is the *trash*??”
callie and diz

“Can I be a Weekly Winner too?”
aj

It’s amazing how far gas prices have dropped.
gas prices

One paper clip for each pound lost.
weight watchers chain

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Hi! Iā€™m a wife to a wonderful husband, mom to a beautiful and active (to put it lightly) kiddo, and fur-mom to 3 crazy cats. Iā€™m a former journalist. I quit my full time job two years ago. Now, I am a freelance writer and a virtual assistant for several bloggers!

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Comments

  1. Jenn says:

    Wow, is gas really $3.94 where you live?? It’s under $2 here – I saw $1.84 last week, I imagine it’s even lower now.

  2. cady says:

    no, gas is under $1.90 here. that picture was showing a gas station now out of business with its sign still at $3.94 and a current gas sign across the street.

  3. Shannon says:

    I wish our gas was 1.90… it is 2.23 right now… but our county never let the gas get over 3.99 when in other places it did… so it is coming down slower in our area because of that…

  4. So much here to love. First, that picture at the top is truly worth bazillion words and is just too sweet. Hope your grandma is home soon and running circles around all!

    I paid $2.17 for gas and considered it a bargain. It’s more than 50% cheaper than it was. I lost track after it hit $4.50-ish. Relief is good.

    Also love the paper clips idea. Very cool!

  5. daria369 says:

    If those were my grandparents, I’d make a poster out of the top photo and hang it on the wall in the living room. I only wish I had an image like that to show it to my grand kids some day…

  6. Corina says:

    That first photo is so special. I love it!

  7. Sadie says:

    That first picture is just about the sweetest thing I’ve ever seen! It almost brought tears to my eyes!!

  8. That is a great picture of your grandparents!! So sweet! We are glad she will be home soon! And we are partial to kitties in boxes!! Can we join in?
    Your FL furiends,

  9. Angela says:

    Wow, the first one brought tears to my eyes! Amazing shot!

  10. Carol says:

    I love the Corelle plate that cake is on! Those are the dishes my mom had when I was growing up!

  11. connie says:

    That 1st pic of your grandparents is special~totally frameworthy. Hope she’s recovering well & I know you’re all excited to have her home for the holidays.

    ♥ the kitty pics~they’re so cute!

    When I was out @ WalMart yesterday, gas was $1.81/gallon @ their gas station~sooo lovin’ that šŸ˜‰

    Lastly, that’s a cute pic of the paper clips (very colorful!). Keep up the great work šŸ™‚

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