THinking THoughts, and being THankful on THursdays.
Today I am thankful for running into old friends!
Since this is the week before the church picnic, the White Elephant sale has been open, and I've been running into friends I haven't seen in a while or lost touch with. How nice it's been to chit chat about our lives and say, "Yes, let's get together later!"
I also ran into a friend I grew up with while food shopping today, I might even get to see her next Friday.
I just texted a friend that I used to work with years ago and hopefully we'll get to see each soon too.
The biggest excitement was seeing my friend I hadn't seen in almost 31 years!
While we were in Canada, I was able to see my friend, Janet, who I met when I was 15 and she was 17, on board the QEII.
We had never met each other's family, so on my birthday they met us in Toronto and we had dinner together. What a wonderful evening of catching up!
She surprised me with a birthday cake, which was total chocolate heaven! What a fantastic 50th with family and friends.
Yesterday, Nathan and I went to our church's White Elephant sale to donate things and shop.
They have books, magazines, DVD's, music, seasonal items, toys (Nathan's fav), and STUFF!
In the craft section, I'm looking around and see this, thinking, "Hey, this looks familiar... I made this!!!"
It was a little mason jar I filled with chocolates and gave to 😔 I can't remember who! It was either a teacher's aide or Nathan's bus driver, I've got sometimers and can't remember which one!
It was originally supposed to be a card, but I made this instead.
So for 50¢, I bought it back and it was filled with buttons. I didn't know whether to be happy or sad!
After that surprising discovery, I found this box of beads for $3. Perfect for stitching OR jewelry, and the box holds them nicely.
Then I found these for $3 a box! I know I already have all the colours, but having extra doesn't hurt and I can share with my gf who's learning to stitch.
Now this is different, I've never seen it before. Since we've been to all these places, I thought it might be worth trying - and if not, 50¢ for nine colours of WDW was worth it!
My final craft purchase was this yarn to make scarfs. I'm not sure if the black and gold will be for my team, the Saints, or my gf's team, the Steelers.
Um, Geaux Saints!
I'd say my $11.50 was well spent!
Every day brings something new, so we'll head back there today to donate more and go shopping.
I know I'm behind on blog reading and posting about our trip, I'll work on that this week. Next week I'll be with Nathan and 13 Arrow of Lights Scouts at scout camp - ALL DAY AS A CO-LEADER - wish me luck!