Sunday, May 4, 2014

Expensive Weekend

I went grocery shopping yesterday and spent $300. I had not done a big shop for a long time and our pantry was really feeling it. We were out of so many basics. I haven't received a larger paycheck since December so we had been slowly eating down the pantry and freezer. My paycheck this month should be considerably larger so I wanted to restock.

Y is also planning a trip to Menards and Lowe's to buy decking materials. He will just be buying for the support structure. I also want him to pick up a long squeegee to wash our outside windows. I could hire it out but I might as well buy the necessary items to do it myself.

We had friends over for dinner last night. It was the first time we had hung out with them. Dinner went well but Lil Punk was rude, embarrassingly so. I hope they give us another chance. Making new friends that we all like is never easy. I'm certainly open to tips if you have any.

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  1. I think anyone with kids knows that sometimes - - kids are poorly mannered. ;-) We rarely eat out with the kids & friends, but once we met one of my husband's old friends. She has mature & beautiful middle school aged daughters. My boys were a mess. I thought my husband would die of embarrassment. :-)

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  2. If I am not watching you everyday you go crazy don't you? Imagine buying food.... Our oldest was an only child and then when we lost our second and thought we would have no more she really got affected. We lost friends because of it, no one liked her, she just had very poor social skills, I had to really come down on her hard several times, which was hard on me, but she turned out to be a great adult, still a little strange, but I am a little strange;)

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    1. It's really just crazy how expensive food is altogether :)

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  3. I'm sure your new friends will understand about little Punk. They all do it. Ugh, my MIL let my son when he was 4 watch Austin Powers and he quoted it all the time. I wanted to die!

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  4. Do they have kids? It's harder to socialize with friends who don't have children (unless they really love kiddos :) but, I think, they will understand.

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    1. Yes, they had a little girl her age and she was a little angel. Lil Punk wouldn't play a game with after losing, told them they only get one fruit roll-up, said she wanted them to leave, ugh! She was very naughty. I had to apologize this morning via email.

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  5. I am about to drop some major bucks at the store today too. Our fridge literally has 2 strips of bacon, 6 eggs, and condiments. Thats it!
    We have done the same thing--we have been eating through all our stuff, and I have not shopped since the 1st week it April, which is really nice, but I know its going to cost me big time!

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  6. I could use friends, period. I wish I had some. I really don't have any. Thankfully I have no misbehaving daughter (no offense) to get in the way, but I do have my social anxiety which probably more than makes up for it.

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  7. I think the older we get the harder it is to make friends. Several friends I have I've met through blogging and we've gotten together in the "real world" which is rewarding and fun. Are any of your blogroll friends in your area?

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  8. I think you're worrying about nothing. Kids are kids and every intelligent person knows they have meltdowns sometimes. If they are worth your time they will not cast you aside due to one incident. I suggest planning an evening with them minus the kids. Then you can really focus to see if the adults all get along. Hopefully you have a babysitter than doesn't charge a lot. I heard some are making $10 an hour these days!

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