Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Black Friday 2012

Black Friday has passed so I've caught up on my sleep. 

Granny and her husband, Robert Earl, came for Thanksgiving, along with my Uncle Jason, Carlton and his family, and Sean. I slept most of Thanksgiving day, but was able to visit everyone before heading off to a seven-hour overnight shift.

Work was a tad boring, but busy. I was a bag-prepper, so I basically stayed behind the register and prepared the different-sized bags by putting in the cardboard support for the bottom and a coupon so the cashiers could grab-and-go. I really love my job, though. Maybe one day, I'll try for assistant manager or sales-lead position.

Also, we have an Elf on the Shelf. His name is Tinsel.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

TV-Binge Overnight

I'm attempting to stay up all night for the second time in a row to make my Black Friday shift easier, but it's really not that easy. Yesterday, I fell asleep around 2am and woke up around 4:30am. Zac found CSI: Miami on Netflix for me to watch, so that's keeping me occupied, and I've finished the kids' scarves. I'm trying to enjoy having this time to myself, but it gets lonely. The sky is getting lighter, so the sun should be up any minute.

I gave James the week off of school for Thanksgiving holiday. Zac is off of school as well and he'll start working next week.

Mom bought the kids bunk beds as an early Christmas gift, plus a pair of new mattresses and bedding. Leah doesn't think gravity applies to her, so of course she fell off the ladder. I asked her what happened and she said, "Up, up, up! Weeeee! Ouch." I'm guessing that translates to "I climbed the ladder, fell, and hit the ground." Both kids have been sleeping together on the bottom bunk, even though there have been no reports of nightmares. I think they just like that I can put a sheet up as a curtain so they feel like they're camping.

Monday, November 5, 2012


It's my birthday again. It's been a long day and I have to work in the morning. We're releasing the Forever Red fragrance on Wednesday, so I'm debating dying my hair red for the launch party.

Also, happy late Halloween! We took our ghost and pumpkin trick-or-treating and have enough candy to fill Christmas stockings and Easter baskets. Yikes!

I finished Christmas shopping already, plus put the tree up. I'm not looking forward to Black Friday, but hopefully I can work the overnight shift.