It's Friday! This was an interesting week for me...the days seemed long, but the week seemed really short. I kept thinking Wednesday was Tuesday and then before I knew it, it was almost Friday. Definitely better than thinking the opposite, that is for sure!
My new purse is definitely a favorite this Friday. I confessed here that I broke my no spend month to purchase a new purse. It was on sale, so much so that I couldn't refuse. I switched over this week and have been loving it! My other purse had three section inside, but this bag is all open. It makes me think I need another pouch to get a little better organization...that will probably have to wait a bit, but hey, a girl can dream.
Meal planning. I got my meal planning done earlier than normal this week! Lately, I have been enjoying grocery shopping on Fridays. I have only done it a few times, but it is always nice to get that accomplished going into the weekend, rather than waiting til Sunday (what I normally have done). Last Friday, I planned over my lunch, then had to make a quick run home to check off what I already had from my grocery list, then headed back out to the store. This week, however, I was able to grab some time over lunch on Thursday to plan and check my list in the evening. I have found that it is easier to write down everything I need, check to see what I have and cross off, rather than do it as I go. Also, I often "just know" I have something so I don't even check for it, only to find out after the fact I don't and I should have bought some at the store. Oops!
Although with meal planning ahead of time (even if it was just one day!), the idea of a recipe binder is for sure a favorite. I read over on Sarah's blog about how she meal plans. She mentioned a recipe binder, which I thought was a great idea. Normally if I am using a recipe online, I am using my phone to check it while I am cooking, which is sometimes a hassle. It seems like the screen always goes black, right before I need to see the next step. I have a recipe box I use for family recipes and others I have collected over the years, but I never want to waste a recipe card unless I know for sure that recipe is a winner. Even if it is a winner, half the time it never makes it to the card, because I forget or get lazy. This seems like a much simpler way to keep everything organized and readily available. I can't wait to get a binder started!
Nice co-workers. There is a guy I sit close to at work that has had a cough for what seems like all of 2016 so far. I have overheard that he has taken medicine, the works, but still hasn't been able to cut it. A lady that works further down on the floor, overheard him coughing and came over to offer him some cough drops after a particularly bad coughing fit. I just thought that was very nice. I have cough drops in my bag,and while I would definitely offer them to a co-worker I was friendly with, I never thought to see if he would want any. It's really neat to witness people going out of there way to offering help to someone, even if it is as simple as seeing if they would like a cough drop.
I got a card in the mail this week that said I had moved up a level in my Nordstrom rewards! That means more reward points, more triple point days and more money towards alterations. Unfortunately, it also means that I spent a good chunk of money there, too. I am just going to focus on the positive (more rewards!) for now, though.
Hope you all have a great weekend - it's supposed to be another nice one here weather-wise. Not quite as great as last weekend, but the 50's are still amazing for February!
Linking up with Andrea, April and Amanda.