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Happy Thanksgiving and Road ID Offer

We are traveling most of Thanksgiving but I hope  you have (or will have) a good holiday!  What did you eat?

Traveling would not have been my first choice on how to spend Thanksgiving Day, but it was the best we could do.  I can’t wait to spend Friday catching up with our NC friends.

And in honor of Black Friday, Road ID is offering my friends and readers a special deal.  I am a fan of Road ID, especially as I have taken more and more to the trails.  Road ID, depending on the model, provides up to 6 lines of text information in case you should be unable to speak for yourself.  Contact numbers, allergies, etc.  You can choose from wrist, shoe or ankle models.  And even provide yourself an inspirational message.  It is a must for anyone that runs trails, during off-hours, in rural areas, any runner at all.

For the first 20 takers, Road ID is offer $1 off any Road ID order.  The offer is good for the next 30 days.

Coupon Number: ThanksNicole19221429

Happy Thanksgiving and thank you to the great people at Road ID!

Wednesday: No, No and No

Hard work often pays off after time, but laziness always pays off now.No, I haven’t seen Skyfall or Twilight.

No, I didn’t run today.  I walked 3 miles.

No, I haven’t started packing yet.  How long can it take to pack a pair of jeans, two sweaters and some jammies?

There will be (should be) large amounts of beer and wine this weekend.  Or people other than me will suffer.

It was hair appt day.  It is different than it was before.  It took FOREVER.  The girl was very nice, but very slow.

The rest of the day was work, taking care of some paperwork and the 3 mile walk.

Thursday brings another double run attempt, dropping the dogs off at camp and a trip out to my parents before we head East for Thanksgiving.  And packing.

Weekend Recap

The holiday is over and we are all going back to work.  What a let down.

Our holiday went off without a hitch! It started with A LOT of prep work on Wednesday and then dinner and a hockey game on Wednesday night.

Then we had Bloody Mary’s with the neighbors on Thurs morning and the in-laws for Thanksgiving dinner.  I did manage to get 3 miles in with the dogs.

I bribed my husband to brave WALMART with me at 10pm on Thurs night.  And I did manage to get what I wanted.  But by then, I didn’t have anything left in me and we headed home instead of toughing it out for Target.  And after searching Target’s all weekend, I never did find what I had wanted from their ad.  But we did manage to find almost everything else during our Black Friday outing.

Saturday, I had an AWESOME 7 mile run and then we went to the annual craft fair.  After that was dinner out, a few more errands and home to collapse.

Yesterday was fairly quiet.  I worked around the house to switch from Autumn to Winter decor (still a work in progress) while Michael went to the Judas Priest Concert with the neighbors.

Did you brave Black Friday?  What was your biggest score?

We did brave it.  But the biggest score came yesterday at Sam’s.  The LAST Blu-Ray copy (that we could see) of Transformers:Dark of the Moon for $9.88.  Makes up for never finding that set of bowls at Target.


Just a brief recap on our Thanksgiving.  We we fortunate to spend it with friends and family and had a great day.

I started by taking the dogs for 3 miles.  Well, Solo for a mile and a half and then Annabelle did all 3 miles with me.

Then we had Bloody Mary’s with our neighbors.  And my in-laws came over around 1pm.  Dinner was great, dessert fabulous and the day went off without a hitch.

Happy Thanksgiving!

What I Ate Wednesday turned into What I COOKED Wednesday.

WE had tickets to a hockey game last night and on top of that, Michael decided he wanted to leave early and go to The Cheesecake Factory on the way.  So everything that could be cooked or prepped yesterday had to get done. It went like this:

1. Pumpkin Pie – Yup, and the recipe made enough for TWO pies so some lucky in-law family is taking one of them home

2. Green Bean Casserole – Yup, just add the onions to the top and throw it in the oven

3. Sweet Potato Casserole – Yup, the topping is also already made.  Just throw it on top and in the oven.

4.  Stuffing – Yup, all made and ready to be stuffed in the turkey.

5. Apple Crumb Pie – Yup, and the new apple peeler/corer/slicer KICKS ASS!  Might use it to peel the potatoes today, but seems like overkill

6. Mop the floors – Yup, got that done too

7.  Chocolate dipping – Yup, got through some animal crackers and pretzels.

My run for this morning was “canceled” as my running buddy came down with a cold.  But I will still head out in a bit with the dogs.  Anything I can do to tire them out is a plus.  And the neighbors will be here at 11:00 for the parade, dog show and Bloody Mary’s.

I hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday!