Sunday, September 5, 2010

Summer's End

With summer almost over I'm going to try to get back into a routine.    I've put on about 10 pounds this summer so I'm definitely going to take them off and a few more.  I've joined a weight loss challenge again and will be exercising more and eating less.  The eating less will be the hard part.  Wish me luck.  I'm also going to try to complete some of my quilting UFO's and to blog more.  It has been a busy summer with out-of-town guests.  Just today my  DGS went back to Canada after spending a week with us.  He is a very busy 5 year old.  It was non stop chatter and wanting my attention and that was OK............the house is very very quiet right now.  We didn't make it to LTW's farm but we did spend Friday at the Toledo Zoo.  It was a perfect day.

Kyler and the ape

On Monday DGS went to the gym with me.  They have a few set times during the week that they offer child care so Moms and Nanas can work out.  This past week, he also did some sewing,

 Kyler Sews Age 5

we went to the water park,  did some shopping.........Target is his favorite store.......and no he didn't get everything he asked for..... he played soccer and went bike riding with his  Bompa.  In all it was a good week.  This year was the first time I had all three grandkids stay with us for a week........of course they had their own week just could not do all three at once.  It is definitely a lot more exhausting having them 24/7 at age 60+ than at 30+.   It was one on one with Nana and Bompa.  All three weeks there were trying times but hopefully cherished memories and we can do it again next year.

I've not been very lucky ....... but I will keep trying .......that is......... to win an Accuquilt GO Cutter.  There seems to be a lot of Accuquilt giveaways lately.  Lots of lucky winners.  Congratulations to Paulette at The Painted Quilt as she just won some dies.  Check out her blog it is wonderful.  She blogged about Amanda's giveaway at The Quilted Fish.  Amanda has a brand new's gorgeous and she having a giveaway to celebrate.

There is an Accuquilt giveaway at I'm Just A Guy Who Quilts.  Check out Ryan's blog.  The giveaway ends tonight, Sunday September 5.  You may be the lucky winner.  Good Luck everyone.



  1. How wonderful that you got to spend a week with each of your grands, it makes for such special memories. I still remember the one time I got to stay with my grandma without my brothers and sister.


  2. It has been a whirlwind summer for you and your DH! I think the DGK will have wonderful memories from their week with you guys. See you tonight at the gym!