Weekly Wrap-Up: The Week We Had a Hurricane and I Announced I'll Be a Grandma Again

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The Beatles Movie #TheBeatlesEightDaysAWeek

It's been a couple of weeks since my last wrap-up (or any posts at all). I have good reasons though. A little guest named Hurricane Matthew visited us.

So I'm actually wrapping up two weeks.

Although our Beatlemania week was a joyful time for the family, the following weekend was crazy-busy making preparations for Matthew. Fortunately, we went to Orlando, as well always do during these storms, to a friend's apartment.

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The building is solid concrete (floors, ceilings and walls) because it was military housing in the 1950s. If it's built to be bombproof, it's certainly windproof, right? That's why we go there.

And, of course, all was well. We didn't even lose power, but boy were we stocked up on water and food for a couple of weeks!

Since then, life has been fairly uneventful. I'm not sure if that's good or bad, but my kids have been somewhat bored.

Oh, except for one little piece of news.

I'm going to be a grandma again!

That's right. For the last two Octobers, I've announced new grandbabies' births. This October, I'm announcing an impending birth. Grandchild #4 will make his or her way into our world in May of 2017!

How exciting is that!

Interesting things I found around the internet.

Our Journey Westward

What I'm looking forward to in the next week.

Mostly I'll be working, but there are a few things I'm looking forward to.

▶Tonight we're going to make these cookies from Family Fresh Meals and have a cleanup party.

What's a cleanup party? 
Easy dinner; fun baking; and cleaning the house top to bottom. It's something I started when my adult kids were little. It's the quickest, easiest and most fun way to give the house an overhaul.

▶Tomorrow night, we'll be attending the Oktoberfest held by our local German-American society. Although I have no German in me at all, my daughters do. Their dad's mom is German and so this is one of the connections they have to their dad's heritage.

I'm also hoping to find time to do more blogging. Work has been busy and I've fallen behind on this blog. It's not always easy to juggle the single, working mom life!

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I'd love to hear about YOUR week. Share a highlight in the comments.

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  1. Congratulations on the baby news!!!

  2. Great news! I am glad the hurricane didn't cause you trouble.
    Blessings, Dawn

  3. Anonymous10/22/2016

    Congratulations, Michelle!

  4. Congrats on the exciting news! We will be first time grandparents in December!


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