Well, it's Sunday night... which means tomorrow is Monday (wahh). It's not so bad though really, I have tomorrow off. Well, that's a lie too. Mondays were usually when I had class, and now that classes are over (YAY!!) I am taking tomorrow to work on my take home final for ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) -- picture hippies sitting in a circle smoking reefer and talking about their problems. Kidding. (kinda).
I accidentally had last Friday off too, and didn't know it. I took a shower and got ready for my usual Friday at court, and showed up to a virtually empty parking lot. When I got in the sheriff reminded me it was judge's retreat this week- so no court. I took the day to clean the entire house, organize my closet, and finally got around to making throw pillows for the couch! I had got 2, $3.00 pillow forms from IKEA a week or so ago. I went to JoAnn Friday and picked up 2 fabrics. One was a grey and yellow flower print, the other is a yellow flower print. I don't have a sewing machine, so I just hand stitched it. All it took was a half a yard of fabric, a needle and thread. I folded the fabric in half inside out, and sewed 2 of the open sides. I turned it inside out, put the pillow inside, and stitched up the last side. Repeat with the other fabric/pillow, and ta da:
Friday night M was out with the guys having dinner, so my friend D from law school came over. We made pizza and had every intention of watching Crazy, Stupid, Love that she had on Netflix but instead got sucked into a Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids marathon, and My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. It happens. TJ doesn't usually snuggle with "strangers" (non M or I) but he marched over, hopped into her lap, and started to purr. I melt.
D and TJ.
Saturday night M and I went with my dad to our church's silent auction. Last year we were the youngest ones there by about 10 years, but this year there seemed to be a few more "younger" couples. I go mostly because my dad LOVES when we come to these types of things with him, and really, it's a fun different night. Plus, dad pays for our tickets so even if we don't want to bid on anything, it's a night of free food (GOOD food) and drinks! They actually got a pretty well known act to sing too: Tim Mahoney. Or at least he's well known around here. He was on The Voice too.
Here are some (potentially embarrassing) shots of M and I during the concert portion:
we're so cool.
That's all for now- I have a wedding related post on deck for tomorrow or Tuesday! Stay tuned ;-)