Friday I pushed myself out of the house and went to see a movie. I saw The Big Wedding and enjoyed it. It wasn't the best movie I have ever seen but I did enjoy all the people who were in it and by the end of the movie I was happy with how everything turned out. Then I went to Trader Joe's and bought a few things for the weekend. I just love walking around that store! Mark & I had our Friday night pizza and then we got caught up with Glee and Person of Interest.
Saturday I got up and finished washing the floors which was a project I worked on for 4 hours on Thursday. We have a lot of tile. First I vacuumed the floors, then I vacuumed the moldings and then I used my Hoover FloorMate Spin Scrub Hard Floor Cleaner machine. Sometimes it leaves swirl marks so I also used my mop to smooth it out. I had the kitchen to finish and it felt good to get it done.
I also put some chicken in the Crock Pot for dinner. I had picked up some low carb tortillas so the Salsa Chicken from A Year of Slow Cooking is one of my favorites for a soft taco. I shred the chicken when it is fully cooked and put it back into the Crock Pot for a little while longer. Yum! Then we watched The Impossible - The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. It was excellent!
Sunday we went to Red Robin for lunch which is always a treat. Then we headed over to Home Depot to hopefully find a few things we were looking for. She the picture below of our Ficus in the old pickle crock. That belonged to my husbands grandmother. Well it was planted into the crock over six years ago and it's time to replant it. I'm afraid that it might crack the pot at some point. It is definitely root bound.
I've been wanting to do a container lemon tree for sometime now so this crock will now go into the back yard to hold my new dwarf lemon tree. I'm really excited. We found a lovely pot for the ficus along with a new wheeled stand for the corner by the front door. We also found some other very interesting plants for the yard. Something we have never seen before which I will share some pictures of after they get planted. We had drizzle yesterday and rain today so hopefully it will be nice again next weekend so we can get these projects done!
Then for some reason, not too long after we returned home yesterday, I got all achy and chilled so I curled up in bed with my new personal DVD player and watched a movie. I have been wanting a DVD player for trips so I've been testing it out. It's really perfect for my needs and I ended up getting it for free. I shop on Amazon all the time and especially at Christmas. For some reason when I went to buy this DVD player they asked me if I wanted to get their credit card. It's a rewards card that gives you three points for your purchases on Amazon which I thought was a great deal. Also if I signed up I got a $60. gift cards to use. So that's how I got my personal DVD player for free.
So even though I am working on my "Less is More" clean-up project, today is going to be a day of rest for me! Hope you all have a wonderful week.