I have no earthly idea what it is with my mother and SHOES!!!
We ate lunch at The Corner Bakery and as we pulled in her radar shot up! I swear she can spy a shoe store from miles away! Okay! This one was just blocks away - as in WAAAAYYYY across THREE parking lots! She kept saying, "I need! I NEED!!" I assured her we would go there - right AFTER lunch!
For the third week in a row she ordered pancakes! Three different restaurants but still PANCAKES!
Here we ARE at the shoe store!!
I had no idea what kind of shoe she was interested in and there was no way for her to tell me. So she meandered around.
Let me see......
While SHE meandered I thought, "HEY! I am in a shoe store and I have been meaning to get me a new pair of tennis shoes!" I rue the day I threw my old Skechers away! I could have SO used them outside doing yard work! Last Saturday I found a brand new pair of red Crocs at the thrift store so that need was filled. Now today I bought a pair of white Easy Spirit slide in tennis shoes that feel awesome!
Degenerative joint disease means my feet hurt - a lot! Even though I have had joint replacements in both of my big toes.....the disease still comes back. I am just so grateful that it is bearable now and not nearly as bad as it was before surgery.
Guess what Mother bought????
The very same thing!!
Our next stop was Trader Joe's!
LOVE that store!
Mother got her own buggy and said, "See you later!"
She walked laps around the entire store - several times!
I was a little anxious to get back home today.
I left Louis Dean working on the fence.
He promised to keep his cell phone in his pocket but let's face it - he needs SUPERVISION!!
He was hard at work when I got back.
Sure enough, he had FALLEN! Just lost his balance and fell - thankfully right on his bottom!
The partial fence section is closed in now and he will do the gate next week.
Working men build up an appetite!
I've been going through my old recipe cards and found this one from my friend, Debbie F.
It is a forgiving recipe and turned out great - even though Louis Dean had used my cream style corn so I used regular.....and he wanted something with a lot of flavor so I used a can of Rotell tomatoes. AND I used Velveeta cheese.....plus I added red bell peppers and onions when I browned the ground beef!
It was delicious!!
Friday night! We're kicking back in the gazebo celebrating our day!
Tomorrow the quads will be 2 years old!!
You better believe we will be over there partying!!!