Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday's Productivity

Today was a very productive day, overall.

I had a busy day at the office.  During my lunch break, I went to the pharmacy to pick up my medication refills.  I received a $5 "extra care bucks" coupon and used it to buy a small jar of dry skin cream, which was priced $5.49.  With the coupon, I had to pay just $.53 (balance $.49 on the jar of dry skin cream plus $.04 for the sales tax).  A very frugal skin care item.  :)

Later, during my afternoon break, I went to the bank.

On the way home, I stopped at the DIY store to buy a battery operated LED light for daughter.  She was without electricity in her apartment on Monday, and although she used her flash light and cell phone for light, she could have done with another source of light.  This was about the 3rd or 4th time the electricity has gone off in the year she's been up there!  We hadn't realized just how often Berkeley experiences power outages!

While I was at the DIY store, I bought a bag of potting soil; I wanted to get some mulch, too, but the bags of mulch are too heavy for me to carry.  I will ask my gardener to pick up some mulch for me.      
After I came home, I spent another hour and a half in the garden, weeding one of the rose beds.  The lawns are a type of Bermuda grass, and since I don't water the lawns as much, the grass is growing in the flower beds, because that's where I water!  They spread through long underground runners and it's quite difficult to pull them out.  I finished weeding one flower bed and started on another.  Once I get th mulch, I will mulch the flower beds to keep the weeds down and moisture in.

The rest of the evening, I've video chatted with daughter and written to friends, etc. 

Tomorrow, I have a doctor's appointment in the morning and I'll go to the office, afterwards. 

How was your Wednesday? 


  1. Very nice on the skin cream.

    My Wednesday was good. I love being home with Little Wolf. We headed over to the in-laws when the husband got off work and stayed there for a couple of hours and hung out.

    1. Jess, I'm so glad to hear that you are enjoying being home with Little Wolf. I bet you are feeling less rushed, too. Nice that you were able to spend time with the extended family, too. Hope you have a lovely rest of the week.

  2. Great buy on the skin cream.. Love the cvs bargains..
    Hope your doctors visit goes well. Praying for you.

    1. Judy, the dr's visit went well, thank you. Hope things are going well for you, too.

  3. Great going on the weeding, Bless! That's quite a job, isn't it? Bermuda grass is very persistent. Have you tried using Preen? It's a granule type weed preventative and I've used it the past couple of years. I think it really makes a difference in keeping the weeds at bay. Just a thought! Have a great day!

    1. Carolyn, I'm not sure, but the gardener might have used the "weed & feed" version on the lawn, when I had something worth calling a lawn! I shall ask him, next week and see if I should get some for the flower beds, too.


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