Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Wednesday, Slow down and take notes


 My of my have I been busy.  Having someone in the shop the last two days was so nice, as it did lift the load of little things I had to do.  It allowed me to concentrate on the big jobs. I am happy to say I only have one more wedding dress due out for the month of June.  I have at least 8 left for July, and I am not allowing August dresses in until I get back.

I slept hard and late this morning which I needed after two long intensive days of sewing.  But it was worth it, as I feel like I can breathe again. I was able to get out last night and replant lettuce and plant some pole beans and a couple of eggplant I found on sale. The yard is finally coming together, just a few more things that need to be done.

Hubs is out building a wheel chair ramp for a couple.  They really needed it but could not get a contractor.  They did not qualify for the free program with the city, but Hubs made arrangements for them to make a donation in place of the cost of materials.  He met with officials yesterday for permission. 

I feel caught up somewhat, but have a pretty bad headache today. Probably from over sleeping.:) There are 4 things I really need to get done today so tomorrow is free to blog, pack and leave. 

1. alter a swimsuit (Ugh)

2. finish a mother of the bride

3. alter the last June wedding dress.

4. get my ironing done it is taking over and I have very little to choose from to wear.

I made major phone calls the last 2 days about picking up dresses that have been here for weeks.  I used the excuse and not really an excuse but a fact that my father in law is failing and we have to leave town and really have no control until he passes on when I will be in town.  So if they wanted to have a dress they had better come and get it.  That seemed to work.  But any new dresses coming in, in the future will have to sign a clause on a three day pickup or a storage charge.

It is a very short list so why am I sitting here saying, I don't want to do it? Maybe I need a fire under my A$$ to move or be motivated?

Anyway, grateful to be some what caught up and to have things picked up!

Have a great and productive day staying positive while you are in the negative.

 

Kim

13 comments:

  1. Proud of you for getting them called and picked up! I love that you'll have a new clause saying 3 days :) Good for you. Tebble S.

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    1. Well I had to do something, I have had at least 8 picked up and a young woman picked up her bridesmaid dress yesterday and said whoa you have so much more in here then you did when I dropped this off. She should have seen the shop on Monday!

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  2. Glad to hear you are somewhat caught up and so happy that you have put your foot down about timely pick ups. It's only fair. Have a great evening. Hope the headache goes away quickly.

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  3. That is a good idea that you told them you were leaving town & not sure when you would be back Kim - I sometimes use that excuse when I want Orders picked up - that I have to go down to my Mums indefinately. Hope the headache passes.

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    1. Well what ever works. It is hard to put time and effort into things and then have them not picked up especially when the shop is so small.

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  4. I kind of laughed. I just gave that line myself and so did Hubby.

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  5. Good for you on setting limits on the time frame the dresses need picked up.
    Your hubby sure keeps busy, considering he has problems of his own. Good for him.

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    1. You know he does. Which is funny as I swear to you that he was the laziest man in the world when I first married ( and I have many people who witnessed this) him and now he almost always has a project. Old age? He just grew up? I don't know?

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  6. I have a wild & crazy day ahead, and all of the meetings. When I'm going to be out of town, people fill up my work calendar & I have so many tasks stack up. It makes the prep to get to vacation time very unpleasant. Ah, well. I'll survive, of course. I have a countdown of how many meetings I have until vacation time. Fingers crossed.

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    1. Yes and then you in basket will be full when you get home. The same things happens here on a different level.

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