Friday, September 9, 2022

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday! It feels like September is just zipping along. BUT it doesn't feel like September here. It feels like it is July or August with these 100 degree temperatures. It is hot here and I am over it.

Anyways, onto Friday favorites and happenings.

ONE. Well it is official, college football season has started and we are very happy about that. And NFL kicked off its regular season yesterday. I just love Fall football. We went to a game last weekend and won. Undefeated!!! 2 and 0. We have another game tomorrow and I am hoping for another win. Fingers crossed. The only thing that is supposed to be the mid 90s. Ugh. Where is my Fall weather? I think you will hear me complain about it until it drops. Ha. Sorry.

Anyways, the girls got Nevada cheerleading outfits a few weeks ago and they wore them to the first game. I am pretty sure they will wear them again tomorrow. But how cute are they?

TWO. My in-laws got a new puppy about 2 weeks ago and he is cute. He is a corgi and his name is Duke. They had no idea or had any intentions on getting a puppy, but they saw a liter when they were camping and fell in love.

They brought him home and he is just the cutest. The only thing? They have commitments to travel and watch Walter. But we are working on introducing them slowly and seeing how it goes. We had a meet up on Wednesday night and Walter did so good with the puppy. He isn't a fan of puppies (what older pup is?), but he was licking the puppies ears and just so happy around him. Walter only barked at him once and that was it.

THREE. So I have been trying to catch up on doctor's appointments since I was so behind on a few of them. I wasn't behind on my dermatologist or my OBGYN, but my family doctor, I was. About 3 to 4 years behind. It isn't like I haven't had any contact with them, but I just hadn't been in.

I made an appointment about a month ago and went in after having my blood levels checked (again). And guess what? I am healthy, healing and things are looking good! The only thing I had to do was get on a steroid and antibiotic to kick the rest of a sinus infection I had over a month and a half ago. But that was it.

I also checked off the eye doctor. Again, it has been about 4 years since I went in. I have very good eye sight, but was starting to notice that I couldn't read text messages or documents that appeared on the tv. I always had to pause things to get closer. But really only out of one eye.

So I went in, and my eye sight is 20/15 still, but I could use a bit of help when I drive at night or when I am watching TV. Especially in the evenings when I am more tired.

So I picked out some new glasses with my husbands help (and yes I got him to go to the new eye doc too which he loved).

I got them in on Wednesday and wore them to watch TV that evening and they helped out so much.

So go get caught up on your doctor's appointments.

FOUR. We got a few more photos from the rehearsal dinner and wedding that we went to in Danville, and I wanted to share them.

The rehearsal dinner was Western themed. Left to right: sister-in-law, family friend and me

No fun was had at all, HA.

FIVE. Weekly funnies.

Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.     


  1. The wedding photos are fun! Good job to Walter and his new puppy friend!

  2. Would you believe I have never been to the eye doctor?! Crazy I know but it's just one of those things I never think about. Good for you for getting all caught up.

    1. What? That is crazy. You need to go. Do you have good eyesight?

  3. Your girls are adorable in their cheerleader outfits! The wedding looks like it was so much fun!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

    1. Thank you. They love those outfits. It was so much fun. I haven't been to such a fun wedding in a long time.

    2. The girls’ cheerleading outfits are so cute! Football might be the sport I have the least interest in, but even I have to say, there really is something lovely about football on a fall afternoon! Your glasses are cute! OMG I remember those chocolate boxes! Our loose photos have been kept in one such box since roughly 1993… and the plastic handle broke off years ago, ha!

  4. The girls look so sweet in their cheerleading uniforms! And good for you for getting all caught up on doctors appointments. It's soooo important to do those well checks and stay on top of your health! I'm going to my dermatologist for my annual skin check next week!