Saturday, April 4, 2009

Where Have I Been?

Wow, this week has really just gone haywire.  I hardly posted at all and accomplished not much of anything…
This week was Kayla’s spring break and we sat in the house every single day!!  Yes, you read that right.  It was by far the worst spring break ever.  Don’t you know that when you sit inside and look at the tv, computer and walls for 5 whole days that you go CRAZY!  The kids were arguing daily after the third day…Why didn’t we go outside?
Because if you looked outside all you could see was this….
Sorry about the screen folks, but I was not going out with the thundering and lighting.  I think that the state of Florida has more people killed by lighting strikes then any other state.  And look at the ditch!!  It’s level with our yard, because of so much rain.  They were forecasting 2.5 inches an hour in some areas.
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This is the small step off my front porch, and as you can see the water is almost level with it.  We were quite worried scared to death about the possibility of flooding. 
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Check out those dark skies…We had so many tornado threats throughout the week. 
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And since all this yucky weather was amongst us, I only managed to get in my exercise on Monday night for my Spring Fitness Challenge.  So I had 2 miles under my belt, that’s it.  Tuesday night I lifted some weights and did some strength training for 20 mins.  Wednesday night I did happen to break out that Wii Fit I got for Christmas and  did some aerobics for 20 minutes.  And I guess you could count going grocery shopping on Monday night at the Super Center.  I mean I walked around in there a lot! 
Today Kayla and I (Kelsie wanted to stay home with daddy) went to Home Depot to get the paint for that project I am doing in Kelsie’s bedroom and to Hobby Lobby (for something else in her room).  I also picked up some herbs and tomato plants for some container gardening.  I was smart at choosing a certain herb (Cilantro), because after I came home and planted everything I was able to make yummy pico de gallo. 
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It’s sitting in our fridge and getting all yumofied so that I can eat it tomorrow!  I can’t wait. 
Pico De Gallo
1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes
1/4 cup diced red onion
1 tbsp. diced (seeded) jalapeno
1 tbsp. minced garlic
2 tbsp. minced cilantro
Juice of 2 limes
salt and pepper to taste
Mix together in bowl and refrigerate.
I forgot to take a picture of what I planted so I will do that this week.
Finally before and afters of Kelsie’s room are coming as well. 
Don’t forget if your wanting to spring clean your blog, I am having a giveaway, posted here.


Wendy said...

Holy cow! You must be north of us. The only day it was remotely like that was Wednesday or Thursday, and I dont think it even rained much.

We went & got some more veggies yesterday also. We have most everything in the ground, but I wanted to add some squash for the baby and we also picked up some basil & oregano. Never tried growing herbs before!

Tiffany said...

Sorry you had a stinky week - but glad you're okay despite the weather!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Sorry you had a bad week.

Hope you can stop by my blog. I really love yours.
I am going to have a "card box" giveaway every month. This drawing will be the last day of April.
Every comment you leave throughout the month will enter your name in the drawing, so if you visit several times and leave several comments, you will have a better chance to win. This NEW blogger was so touched by all the comments I got on the Blog Party, that I decided to make this a monthly GIFT...
Also, if you link to my blog telling about the monthly giveaway, you will have your name entered 10 extra times...How is that for an incentive?
I was so blown away by all the responses that I wanted to email each person personally, but TIME...has not permitted..but I did love reading all of them..I am continuing to introduce my family members and then there will be some fun blogs coming up from Disney World in May. I am so thankful for all my new friends.

Kelli said...

I'm sorry you didn't have a good week. Rain, yuk. It's supposed to rain here all this week...Jamison's break so I feel your pain. I took two days off hoping to do some fun outdoor things but that's out the window! Thanks for the recipe...I have to try that! I hope the sun shines for you soon.

Chris said...

I wanted to let you know you were one of the winners for my draw , congrats , I will be away all tomorrow so we can get started after that .
Thanks for entering ,

Lilith Silvermane said...

Congrats on working out!

Awesome job! Glad you got some things done and what a spring break huh?

At least it is over and life might quiet down a little bit.

Oh.. and that pico looks awesome!

How are you are doing well today!

Elise said...

Wow, all that rain!! It rained all week here for us, too!! We needed it though. I am so gonna have to try that pico de gallo, yum!!

Different Dog said...

At least you won something from Just Beachy. That'll make you smile after such a horrid week. Mine was bad too for other reasons. I'll keep reading yours and see what happens.

Lamp Tramp said...

Crummy for your spring break, we've had those same rain systems too. It finally cleared out. Love your pico de gallo, i love cilantro & grow it in an outdoor pot. Yummy!