What’re the odds they are all going to be off until Monday…?
It may be 9 degrees outside, but here’s Mr. 7’s after-school snack: He specifically requested fruit! A few days ago at ALDI I picked up: Blueberries for $1.99 (pint!), blackberries for $.79, 3 lb clementines for $2.29, and clearance sugar snap peas for $.99. Not bad for the middle of winter — and blackberries and blueberries remain the same price in tomorrow’s ad while 4 lb navel oranges are $1.99, if you want to create something similar. 😉
Some nice family time here on our quiet new Year’s Eve — here’s MashupDad and Mr. 7 in the middle of a rousing game of Guitar Hero, with Junior High Guy’s feet sneaking in the back. Mini quiches are currently in the oven, and we’re about to graze on a bunch more appetizer-y type stuff I picked up at Target and Costco. What’s on tap at your house?
This is more just so I have the photographic evidence later, because it will never happen again… but you know how some people like to start off the New Year with a clean house? Yeah, I was going for a clean email inbox. We’ll just conveniently ignore the fact that I have other email inboxes for the moment… What do you like to get clean and organized before the New Year?
Look what came in the mail today! The LEGO Ideas Research Institute has been selling out immediately every time it goes in stock, but I snagged one in the brief shining moment it was in stock at Target about a week ago.
I think I’m going to put it together tomorrow and keep it in my office, and will let you know if I see it pop back into stock anywhere again — not sure if it will, since the LEGO site says they are releasing a new LEGO Ideas set in January.