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Beach Bum

Hey hey! I’m coming to you this morning from my roommates beach house, and while I’m technically still on the clock for today working from home isn’t so bad when this is the view out your door.  Why not just take the vacation day?  Because by doing this I only use four hours of vacation tomorrow instead of 16 for today and Friday.  Gotta conserve where ya can!

Dani and I hit the road to Bethany Beach around 7:30 last night, and just about 2 hours later we were here!  There’s only 4 of us here currently, but the remaining guests are expected to roll in at various points today and tomorrow.  I love Dani’s families beach house, and I’ll probably cry the day they decide to sell it.  Until then, I will enjoy my view of the marina from the kitchen table.

Mine and Darren’s new oven was delivered on Tuesday night, and look how pretty it is!

Looks like it juuuuust barely fit, haha.  My mom and sister have offered to go in on the matching microwave together as a joint birthday/house warming gift so that’s pretty cool too.  Little by little our kitchen is getting a face lift.

Anyway, that’s pretty much all I’ve got for you.  Happy Thursday! Almost another weekend!


So, my 27th birthday is in less than two weeks, and yesterday I received my first gift!  My darling bf was asking me what I wanted, and between buying a house (and all the things that go with that) and trying to save for another significant purchase; I didn’t want him to waste money on something I didn’t really need or even know I wanted.

Then my sister called me and asked me the same question. Those two really need to hide their conspiring better, they’re not very smooth.  Anyway, I ultimately said I just wanted something for the house, or money to buy things for the house.  Then Dar called me again, and said “I have an idea of what I could get you.”  To which I replied, “An oven?”  He goes, “You read my mind!”  So, I present to you my 27th birthday present from my love, the Frigidaire Professional Series Gas Range.

Unconventional and unromantic? Sure, but we needed this more than I need another piece of jewelry or something and it certainly is pretty and shiny.  We found it on sale, and since I wasn’t with Darren I was able to quickly Google it and found an even lower sale price that the store matched.  Win, win.  It gets delivered on Tuesday, and he said he’d put a bow on it and take a picture for me.

As for the 4th of July yesterday, I did nothing.  Not even kidding, never even left my house.  I took full advantage of the mid-week day off and rested.  I watched a movie, lots of House Hunters, and read some of a book.  I’m working from home today, so technically I got two days out of the office.  Having to go back tomorrow for just one day doesn’t seem so terrible.  However, I hope you all enjoyed your 4th of July, whether you did anything or not.