Friday Things #462 – Brown Eyed Baker

Nicely, hello there there and delighted Friday, buddies! It’s been a though, has not it?

Immediately after just about eight months, our lives have settled back into considerably of a little bit of a predictable program and I’m so, so delighted to say hi to you on a Friday once again! (For extra about my hiatus, you can study my preliminary post about Dominic’s prognosis here, and then updates a single, two, a few, four, and five.)

Thank you all for your unending aid, prayers, e-mail, very good views, encouraging mail and packages, and everything in involving. It has meant the globe to our family members and I thank you from the base of my coronary heart.

Now, let us get on with a Friday Factors! 😊


1. The kids obtained to go trick or dealing with together! We weren’t absolutely sure if we would be household or if Dominic would be in New York acquiring cure, but we ended up leaving the up coming early morning. They experienced so a lot entertaining, and I’m so happy they could take pleasure in this alongside one another.

2. A swift Dominic update: he experienced another spherical of immunotherapy remedy very last week. The infusions went properly, though the last one strike him a little bit harder than past ones, and he ran two fevers in excess of the study course of the time we were there, which is a side outcome of the remedy. All in all, it was a successful journey. We will go back again in early December for another spherical, and then he will have a battery of scans afterward to gauge the progress of the treatment.

3. Tis the year >> How to Exercise Gratitude Every single Day

4. A 12 months or two back, we started off the tradition of a “thankful tree” the place just about every day the youngsters wrote on a leaf what they ended up thankful for that working day. Then very last yr we switched it to the “thankful turkey” and did feathers as an alternative of leaves. I am putting up the turkey today and I adore that they are enthusiastic to do this!

5. Talking of, do you have your Thanksgiving menu planned? I am working on ours about the next couple of times and will share it when it is completed! What is a must-make for your food or dessert? I feel like the tacky creamed corn casserole is the group favored at our Thanksgiving each individual year.

6. I’ve been carrying out a lot of reading through considering that the spring, many thanks to paying a considerable volume of time in waiting around rooms, hospitals, in clinic during blood transfusions, and so forth. The books I’ve concluded:

  • Unbroken (had begun it past 12 months – enjoyed it)
  • The Four Winds (genuinely favored it!)
  • The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo (I was shocked by how a great deal I loved this a single, I was making an attempt to figure out the relationship in between Evelyn and the reporter the total time)
  • Verity (I browse this in considerably less than a week, which is lightning fast for me it was tremendous suspenseful but I also observed it seriously, seriously disturbing)
  • The Nightingale (begun slowly and gradually for me, but the last 3rd of the e book or so, I flew by, it was wonderful)

I just started It Finishes With Us. I also have queued up Code Title Helene, which was picked as section of a book club a pal of mine started, but I needed anything in in between Earth War II woman spy textbooks 😉

I made use of to be a voracious reader and it feels fantastic to have that looking at urge sparked once more! I love obtaining missing in a terrific story.

7. The past couple of yrs, we have place up our Xmas tree just before Thanksgiving and I am All set. I want to get the most out of these heat, cozy lights. The children started out asking to listen to Xmas audio on the way to faculty a few of months in the past we are all-in on vacations here!

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9. We have to converse Television set, of study course! I JUST discovered out that the new season of The Crown dropped on Wednesday and I simply cannot wait around to observe! I am also counting down the hrs to Yellowstone’s period 5 premiere on Sunday evening. My faaaaaaaaavorite 🤩

10. These two are even now the greatest snuggle bugs ❤️