Sorry i think life is going to be pretty boring for the next two weeks as I’m just home.

I really wanted to sleep in today but was up at my usual time:(

Exercise:

In the back of my mind I’m thinking I’d like to see if I can run everyday if the holiday. I started off well with a run last night with Dennis and another 5km this morning on my own. I went right away because it wasn’t raining and that seemed to be a popular thought as it was quite busy on the path.

This evening I also got a short workout in. I was going to do a Hallmark, but had to knit so couldn’t keep track of the different elements.

Shopping:

I finally got out to get my nephew’s gift and the cord I needed for work. I also went out to a little shop to check out their puzzles, but the one I liked was $18 and only 500 pieces:(. I did come home with two new to me knitting books so it wasn’t a wasted trip.

Reading:

Oops I’ve finished a few books I’ve forgotten to mention. I read the Mistletoe Trap which was super cute! I really loved the family and supporting characters in this book.

I also have read Her Halloween Treat. This is the first of a three book series so of course I had to start with it. I am now onto the second book.

Knitting:

I had to laugh or I would have cried! I laid out my brother’s scarf to measure it as I thought I must be done, only to realize I had accidentally added a stitch 4.5m back. I guess that’s what I get for knitting while chatting in the lunch room. I ended up ripping it right back to the start. I have made up 30 of the pattern repeats and think I have 66 to go. I hope I can get it done by Christmas!

Holidays:’speaking of Christmas I am trying to compile a list of one thing I can do each day to be festive and take my mind off the fact that I have to be alone for the holiday. So far the list is comprised of: baking cookies, looking at lights, going snowshoeing, but I need two more ideas!

Blogmas:

The awesome Abbey came up with the idea for Blogmas of doing would you rather questions.

Today’s question is: would you rather star in a popular holiday single or in a popular holiday movie?

This one is quite easy for me as no one wants to hear me sing! Besides, I watched two Hallmark movies today and I think I could do as well as some of those actors! 🤣🤪😜

Have fun!

AJ

22 thoughts on “Day 1

  1. I wish boring was on my list for the next two weeks. Our school has been under a long overdue renovation. We move back in over Christmas. Teachers have to do all the packing and unpacking. Major stress, but it will be wonderful when it’s over.

      1. I get Christmas Eve and Christmas off, and hopefully a few days before New Years. As hard as this is, I’m glad it’s happening in a year when we all can’t be with our families. Stay tuned!

    1. Aww thank you so much!! It’s going to be a tough one as even when my parents were down south I managed to get down for the holiday so this will be the first time I’m not with them:(

  2. Good idea thinking of festive things to do over the break! There are a lot of things to do – your Hallmark movies of course. Does your city do a light display or anything like that?

  3. OK AJ, here’s a possible…any chance we could have a Skype, zoom, messenger, or FaceTime session? I am off for two weeks and I would love to enjoy a cup of coffee with you some morning or afternoon!

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