April 2014 roundup

Photos Taken- around 2000 (still collecting photos)

Exercise/ Health
started doing blogilates and re-injured my knee a little.
Took walks with Jason almost daily

Movies
Die Hard with a Vengence (terrible!)
Life of Pi (great movie that we don’t ever want to watch again)
Thor 2 (meh)
Captain America- the Winter Soldier (my new favorite Avengers movie)
Odd Thomas (pretty cute)

TV
Once Upon A Time
Jeopardy
Modern Family
Suburgatory
How I Met Your Mother (so sad it’s over!)
Game of Thrones
Agents of Shield
Untold stories of the ER
Sex sent me to the ER
30 minute meals
Big Bang Theory
Elementary
NCIS
House Hunters
Love It or List It
Backyard Crashers

Read
Eating whole blog
Death Masks (The Dresden Files, #5)
Blood Rites (The Dresden Files, #6)
Dead Beat (The Dresden Files, #7)
Proven Guilty (The Dresden Files, #8)
White Night (The Dresden Files, #9)
Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10)
Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11)

Listened
It’s A Thing
Stuff Mom Never Told You
Stuff You Missed in History Class
Daily Digi- Last shows 😦
PRT
Pop Culture Happy Hour
Trending Show
Fame Fatale
Elise gets crafty

Classes/ Things I Learned
My Details class
Learned about mediaeval European monarchs.
Learned how to make pirogies.
Learned a few core exercises using paper plates as sliding mechanisms.

What fun things did you do with friends and/or family?
Jason started teaching J to skateboard, until she fell and hurt her arm 😦
Texting a lot with J about Once, Sims, and the Dresden Files
Emails back and forth with Melissa about wedding plans and Aaliyah coming to live with them.
Learned to play Left Center Right with John

What milestones occurred? Any holidays or celebrations? How about special events?
Jason’s birthday!
Jason’s company picnic
Sent Charles his Easter box
Melissa got engaged!!

Talk about the everyday and routine bits of life in the past month.
Sims
Lots of unpacking and getting the house set up.
Walks around the track and watching sunsets.
My first bath in the new tub.
Eating dinner outside
Finished most of the unpacking and started hanging pictures
Bought lots of plants.
Working on new routines, including watching GMA together in the mornings.
Bought a new table for the balcony and a welcome mat.
MK has been more snuggly and playful this month. Almost like a real kitty 😛
Lots of pics from LM
We got his room cleared out and ready for John’s visit.
Trying to make smaller more frequent trips to the grocery store. Carrying groceries up three flights sucks!

What good stuff happened? What were the hard things? Anything unusual?
Jamie went back home to Nashville on the 1st.
Jason’s dad visited 24-28
We were trapped in our bedroom for an hour and a half when the door got stuck.

Out and about
Around town- Library, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Penn Dutch, Doris Italian Market, Publix, Crocante, The Walk, Sandy Ridge Park, Trade Winds Park, spur of the moment trip to Pompano Beach, Costco, another trip to Pompano Beach, Ft. Lauderdale beach, Sherwood Forest Park
Miami- explored Little Havanna
The Keys- Drove down to Key Largo and Islamorada
Went to Orlando so Jason could do IT for a company sales conference. Stayed at the Coronado Springs resort. Spent a lot of time walking around and exploring the hotel.

Food- home
Lots of dinners outside.
Batch prepping.
Cleaner eating.

Food- away
Crocante (twice)
Chik N Treats
Fruit stand milkshakes and coffee in Little Havana
Dinner at Bayside Grille in Key Largo
Dandee Doghnut Company
Lefty’s Tavern
Wendy’s (Ft. Drum)
Opening Night dinner at the conference (mahi, yellow rice, plantains, asparagus)(Orlando)
Checkers- we were feeling antisocial (Orlando)
Jason was well fed throughout the conference for breakfasts and lunches.
Head-sized cookies at the resort.
Final night of the conference dinner (grouper, chicken, mashed potatoes, jicama salad)

Crafty/ creative/ bloggy things
Not many pages this month, but did a lot of writing for the My Details class.
14 blog posts. Since I’m a bit behind on PL I wanted to do more in the moment blogging.
2 scrapbook pages
1 PL spread (3 pages)

Weather
A little chilly earlier in the month, down in the 50’s. We enjoyed an afternoon sitting on the balcony watching it rain and talking. Mostly in the 70’s and 80’s.
The Keys and Miami were sunny and hot
Orlando was hot and humid with lots of afternoon storms.

Current events
Oscar Pestorius trial
Still looking for black box for Malaysian flight
Heartbleed
Will and Kate tour New Zealand and Austrailia
Terrible boat accident

Report on the progress you’ve made toward your goals or list any new goals you have set
No monthly goals for April.
Progress on yearly goals in April-
1 Jamie page
1 Extended Family page
Getting outside daily
Taking weekly J&J photos
Opened our home to Jamie and John

*Idea and prompts taken from monthly reviews/ roundups by ListGirl and Katy the Scrapbook Lady. See my past roundups here.

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