Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sunday, home with a cold

     I could feel this coming on for the last few days, in unusual body aches, and chilly.  I blames the aches on arthritis and the chills on the weather turning.  I blamed the heavy chest, and irritated eyes on the smoke in the air.  Well I guess I was wrong.  So here I sit with Hub's at church and I am shivering.  Will go hop in the tub in a minute.

     I have almost enough put aside to pay the car repair and I am down on my other totals.. I was hoping to be in the 40's on the house next month but that would mean add quite a bit to the mortgage payment.  I will have to boost back up the savings before I can do anything like that so I will have to be patient.

     Friday night I took a break from wedding sewing to help Lil sis with curtains and things.  We took her old very expensive drapes and made them into a bed ruffle with a scalloped edge and also scalloped valances for the windows.  I shortened her shears.  I have one large curtain left for dresser scarves and a couple of throw pillows.

     Yesterday I spent most of the day at her house scraping and cleaning old dried off paint off the hard wood floor.  She pulled all the carpets up on the second level.  They were stained and awful.  Under neath were wood floors a with lots of paint on them.  We got two room done yesterday.  There are two more bedrooms and a long hall to finish. 

     D#2 and Will came to supper at about 6:30.  I worked at sis's until 5:00.  Ran home and pulled two pie crusts out of the freezer, popped them in the microwave on defrost.  Rolled them out and threw together 2 pumpkin pies.  Then I made a double batch of popovers.  While they were cooking, I took left over corn on the cob out of the fridge and reheated it added potatoes that I mashed and thin cut pork steaks with gravy.  Homemade sour cherry jam on the popovers.  Yum!

    It was a great meal with everything on hand.  No $25.00 pies from the farmers market here.  When D#3 called last night she asked that D#2 drop off some pumpkin pie to her so I sent up 1/2 a pie.

      I am feeling a little frustrated on the close to $2500.00 I have had to put out in the last month on fix-its.  I just think of how nice it would have been to pay off a bill.  I hope I am done with repairs for a while.  I am not going backward and I should be grateful that I don't have to borrow money like I would have in the past.  Just complaining and whining for sympathy.

     I am in the 8's on the kitchen home loan!  Just keep plugging along.  By this time next year I hope to be rid of both of them and I can be if things quit breaking.

Have a  peaceful Sabbath



  1. Kim,
    I hope you are feeling better soon.
    In the meantime, try to rest.
    Easier said than done, I know. : )

    1. You know Bad cold is three days coming, three days there and three days gone. I am in day two of here and the shop has already had two customers and my head is pounding. I just got a call to teach tonight, think I will say no.

  2. Do you think you have a problem because of all the dust you were in that threw you over the edge? That has happened to me. Right now, I am ill with head stuff and uti. I wish I had felt like doing what you are able to accomplish. All this talk of food and pie has made me hungry! I know it is useless to tell you to rest up because you will find another project! lol I hope you feel 100% soon.

    1. Take care. this has been coming on for awhile but the floor dust might have aggravated the condition.

  3. I am sorry you are feeling a lot under the weather.
    They say patience is it own reward. I am not sure I believe them, whoever they are!
    Meanwhile keep plugging away and keep your fingers crossed that any repairs that come along are minor.

  4. Hope you get to feeling better soon, both physically and financially!

  5. Hope you feel better soon.. [rest... your body is]
    The supper and desserts sound so good.
    SO sorry about all the money you have had to spend on repairs. You may not
    have been able to put on mortgage, but you still accomplished a lot.. You did not have to borrow more.. You are doing a fantastic job on getting our of debt.. Don't be discouraged. Praying for you.