Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Making Our Lists

I worked from home today to avoid Thanksgiving traffic.  Todd got to leave work around 2:30pm, when the CEO said they could leave.  We love special days like this when we can spend as much time together as possible.  (Ha ha, not like we don't spend enough time together already.)  We're weird that way.  We just don't get sick of each other like some couples are prone to do.  Even when we go on vacation for a week and are with each other 24 hours a day, we just enjoy it.  Yes, we're strange that way.

With some spare time before dinner, Todd and I utilized Google Wave and collaborated on a Christmas gift list for our family and friends.  It felt good to brainstorm and come up with ideas.  But also, we already have gifts for most of our family, thanks to some planning ahead.  Yaaaay!

We went to Rubios for dinner, where I chose the nacho grande with carne asada steak.  It wasn't until I came home that I found out it was 1400 calories.  I ate about 70% of it, so it was right under 1000 calories for me.  In total, I was only 30 calories over my allotted 1536 calories/day, due to sensible eating earlier in the day, and a workout that burned around 300 calories.  Sigh.  Better choices next time!

After dinner we stopped by Borders Books & Music.  Todd got a gingerbread decaf latte.  We really enjoy perusing magazines and books in the cafe at Borders.

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I almost purchased two books that my blog friend Christi recommended to me on Goodreads, but even on sale they were pricier than Amazon, so I think I'll get them there instead.

Tomorrow we travel to my dad's house for Thanksgiving with him and Shelly.  I wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving in advance!

11 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving, Christine!! Have a blessed day!

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  2. Have a blessed Thanksgiving Christine! We are off to my inlaws just across town later today.

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  3. Happy Thanksgiving!!

    Cler.

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  4. Happy Thanksgiving to you and Todd and your families!

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  5. Happy Thanksgiving, Christine!

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  6. Happy Thanksgiving to you and Todd.

    I can't wait to hear about those books.

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  7. Happy Thanksgiving! Hope it was a great day!

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  8. A huge big thank you for saving my digi life...I saw a thread about 365 and your name was mentioned regarding the templates..I began searching to buy them! I got to April, reading about your whole life..haha and noticed the give away button..I did get them all, thank you, and went and bought the 09 template, because I love it and it is only right...you are hilarious and I so appreciate you and your honey sharing your life..I enjoyed alot and am now a faithful follower! lol

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  9. I'm doing some catch-up reading of your blog posts.
    It's wonderful that you and Todd enjoy spending lots of time together. It took a second time around for me to find that in my mate. We actually take long day trips in the car just to spend alone time together.
    YIKES! Why does yummy food have to be so high in calories?

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  10. happy thanksgiving! I always love to hear that you don't get sick of each other - it´s a special love between you and Todd and both of you are blessed

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  11. So nice that you enjoy spending time together. Daniel and I are the same; even after vacation we never get bored with eachother. That must be what they call soul-mates? =)

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