Friday, February 18, 2011

OH HAPPY DAY~!

This morning Dave and I was sitting watching the news, drinking our coffee and eating our oatmeal. Lots to see and hear with the news from all over the world. Wisconsin teachers protesting,, Egypt trying to form a new democracy ,Iran and all the other countries in a turmoil.. The Iowa wrestler that lives couple miles from me in declining to wrestle a girl.. I think he is a great young man and know his parents are proud of him. Lots of things going on and Dave said "Anne? we need to go upstairs and clean out my side of the closet~!"> Where did that come from? O.K. up we went and he started bringing stuff from his closet.. I laughed inside. He was commenting on everything.. Oh these shirts came from Mark, our daughter, Jodie's husband. Let me try them on ~ "Oh if I lose 10 pounds I can wear this".. So they went back into the closet. Pants lots of pants... " My brother Bob gave these to me...Lets see what size they are"...Oh if I lose weight ~ by spring I'll fit into them... Well he kept 4 of them the other 4 he put in the Goodwill bag.. He came across the suit he wore for Jodie and Marks wedding that was 20 years ago. He laughed,,it didn't fit..wouldn't even come to the front to button... He said WOW I built up a lot of muscle in 20 years mmmmm?. I chuckled "Yes you have". When he was all done he had a large bag full of pants, shirts, suits and a suit jacket that he had bought for his brothers funeral a few years ago. He even got rid of the cowboy boots he had bought 34 years ago.. Yesterday we went to a Men"s clothing store and he bought a sport jacket and casual pants . two pair of jeans and a new belt.. our son Rich is getting married Feb. 26th. Out with the old and in with the new... I think you call this Spring Cleaning... Someone is going to like what he brings today to Goodwill...
My spring cleaning was done couple weeks ago so I didn't have to bother looking at my side of the closet. But it does make one feel good when cleaning out your closets.. Makes room for new stuff ~! I did get out the dress that I'm going to wear at Rich and Lisa's wedding to make sure it still fit.. Yeah ~! with the weight I have lost it fits good~! I made sure I had a pair of shoes to go with the dress and they still were in good shape.. Yep~! check that off my list.. It's good to take a look at what's in your closet and give it away or put it back in to wear another day.
Spring is coming and it will be time to do the switch-er-roo~! I have this huge suitcase my brother gave me and I just do the switch-er-roo with winter clothes to summer clothes. or summer clothes to winter clothes. But it's too early now to do that, have to wait until 1st of May to think about that. Flexible weather is here for now.. It's really nice this week in the 40's-50's but next week weatherman is saying cold weather will come and snow again.. That Is O.K. it's only Feb.. and this is what happens in Iowa. The snow has almost melted away and the brown grass has turned to green.. Oh what a nice feeling it is ~ last time it was in the 50's here in Iowa was first part of November.
Have a Tiggeriffic Day~! Ta Ta For Now....

12 comments:

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

You've sure done great with your weight loss!
I love giving stuff to Goodwill. Feels so good to get rid of clutter. I cleaned out my closet a couple of weeks ago and took 3 thirty gallon trash bags from it alone (it included lots of stuff that no longer fit because my shape has changed so much having 3 boys, plus lots of old shoes and purses - I really downsized and just kept the basics)

Home In The Hollow said...

Annie, Joe still hasn't gotten rid of boots that he wore 35 years ago! I wish I could get him to CLEAN!...:)JP

Sherri said...

Awesome job on loosing weight!
I feel like I am constantly going through my closet and the kids...I think we need a bigger house....or less stuff! :)

texwisgirl said...

All's well in commenting land... I got busy this week so didn't comment as much... :)

Tracy said...

Ahhh, I love cleaning out closets...I do have to be in the mood for it though otherwise it's a waste of time. I also like giving to others and refuse to take my things to a consignment shop; there are too many people in need.
Good for you for checking that off your list!

rex22lbs said...

I got busy cleaning out the pantry this week. It just hit me and I started putting stuff aside for the food pantry. Good job cleaning out Dad's closet. I remember some of those items also.

Nicole said...

I love how the things he was saying when he was going through the clothes! Too funny!!!
It is always nice to give stuff to Goodwill or any other place that will put it to good use. So nice to clean out the 'junk'. I need to do that again.
Glad it has warmed up some for you guys too. Things here are warming up too, got up to 80 yesterday!! Not a lot of green yet but it's getting there.
Enjoy your weekend!

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Laura~peach~ said...

cool deal! i read about the boy who woudl not wrestle the girl... I dont blame him at all... Kudos to him and his family!

Nancy@A Rural Journal said...

Our local news station has been covering your neighbor boy and his decision. I don't have any strong feelings either way. Whatever works for him is ok by me.

Funny, I don't have winter and summer clothes -- I wear t-shirts and jeans all year. I buy my clothes at the thrift store, but most of my clothes aren't fit for anyone else after I'm done with them.

Have a great weekend, Annie!

Farm Girl said...

Thank you so much for visiting and leaving comment, and I love that about your husband wanting to clean out his closet. I have been reading about the brave young man not wanting to wrestle that girl and I am so proud of him for sticking to his guns. I was watching that footage and why on earth would any girl want to do that. It embarrassed me to death.
Have a wonderful week.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

I long for the day my husband is ready to clean out his closet.