Life is an adventure so anything I do qualifies! So before you start talking about how watching TV isn’t, thats like saying reading a book isn’t. I can pretty much say that there’s a lot of readers who would disagree with you. We are explorers and we travel to lots of fun places. Maybe you think I’m crazy but I’m not 😉 So to saythat this week is less actually going somewhere but just achieving little things.
Before we move along with this, I’d like to remind or bring to your attention that my Halloween Movie Marathon Poll has been up. If you haven’t seen it or having voted, please head on over HERE to help me out 🙂 With some earlier planning, I can get more movies seen in October and make it an amazing month, especially with all of your help/recommendations!
1) Dragon’s Den!
I absolutely love watching Dragon’s Den. I skipped a few season in middle but when it first launched, it was one of my favorite shows. Its really grown to be completely amazing. Although some pitches are just completely out there, some are really awesome ideas.
The last episode where recapped some of the some deals are usually amazing. Its all so amazing to see people’s dreams become a reality.
2) Splurging on TV *blush*
I never intend to splurge and I pretty much don’t impulse buy anymore. And I didn’t because I fully planned to go out and get Season 2 of Arrow but then I was thinking, I have to catch up with Vampire Diaries also. Now I’m waiting for Grey’s Anatomy Season 10 to go on special too (but then I didn’t watch Season 9 yet so its not so rushed). See, I’m still logical, right? 😉
I’m trying to not go too crazy over Arrow so I started watching Vampire Diaries on the weekend.
3) A Productive Weekend Starts….Harvesting Herbs
The weather got cold really fast last week and somehow is supposed to get warmer this week again….gradually. Either way, it was the kick in my butt to speed up the process and let my fatigue take the backseat. Thursday night activity consisted of going to harvest everything I could while there was still a bit of light before sunset. Orange Thyme and Lemongrass is currently in the drying process.
4) Bike Support for my Friends
Oasis Marathon is going to be happening this coming weekend so my friends who are going to do the half marathon along with one doing the 10km and 3 others in for the fun went out for a group jog. My job was to be bike support for their 17km run. It included making sure that they were hydrated and giving them directions and scouting out the route ahead. There were heavy winds and then my bike support broke down near the end because of bike issues. Note to self, next time make sure to bring tools. I did manage to bike very slowly home after making sure everyone passed the intersection to head home. It was a pretty fun day and I biked a whole lot of distance and I was so tired after but I couldn’t let my body slow down because the garden and my house needed me.
5) Transplanting in and out
Between early morning before bike support and coming back afterwards, I got the two flowers at the top left planted into soil. They should be both perennials viable in my zone. They were also paired with others so I needed to pot those right away and brought in a few plants as well.
This is only partial because others are by the bay window or in the dining room. Still a lot of transplanting to do this week and then hopefully it will be done…for now. Next is the shopping for spring bulbs and getting those in the ground.
6) Workout room done!
On Saturday, after the run, I went to battle the anniversary sale in Walmart and aside from a bunch of household products, I also ended up getting on special the final touches to our workout room.
Oh right, my boyfriend’s weights. Mine haven’t been moved yet. I can’t possibly lift that. All I can do is roll them across the floor when they are in my way.
7) Making Awesome Ribs
I know I’m backtracking, but on Friday night, I sat down after running errands at my place with more moving stuff around and came home to make my ribs. Ended up eating at around 9:30pm or something but they were so worth it. I don’t know the measurements but I used soy sauce, smoked paprika, ground pepper, honey, ground coriander, herbes de provence to marinate it. I did marinate it in the morning and then just popped it in the oven for 1.5 hours in the evening. They turned out amazingly delicious 🙂
8) Autumn Chrysanthemums
Nothing more to say on that. So beautiful 🙂
9) Hot Pot (aka Chinese Fondue) with my girl friends
One of my girl friends came back from Western Canada to settle a few things so we got together for a hot pot hang out. There was so much food and it was amazing to chat with the girls. Its always filled with fun and laughter. And we’re even going to go see The Maze Runner together this week. Yay! 🙂
10) Favorite Quote this Week
It was a tad tiring and busy but it was pretty fun as well. I’m looking forward to seeing The Maze Runner. I can actually see the fuzzy finish line in this whole moving business where I’m trying to do it slow and by myself so I can save money, still, its almost there.
How was your week? Tell me about it!
Happy Monday! 🙂