by Jenn (eating bender) on October 18, 2008

Happy Weekend!!

I’ve been absent for a couple of days, but that’s because I have been entertaining guests. So just who has been keeping me so busy, you may ask? Only the most ferocious of ferocious beasts…

I’ve got a couple of scratches here and there, but overall he’s pretty tame 😉 My extended family is in town for Homecoming Weekend! By the way, our team kicked the other team’s BUTT today. And I’ve been having some amazing eats, including pumpkin pancakes – SO good, I can’t wait to make them myself! – and stuffed green peppers from an amazing Italian restaurant. My taste buds are happy and my belly is full – as life should be.

It’s kind of the REVERSE of my Friday, which was a big DEBBIE DOWNER (as Erin would say) for me, since I found out that one of the jobs I’m looking at is currently “on hold” thanks to the “recent economic downturn.” GRRREEEAATT. I’m feeling better now because 1) I realized it’s still really early in the year and 2) It’s really out of my hands, anyway. But I would just like to say thank you to all of you who have been so supportive about that one – I’m loving the double combo of blogging + Facebook friends! – because it really helped make me feel better.

That’s my schpiel for now. I’m going to do some catch-up blog reading tomorrow morning and then catch up on my own blog, of course 😉 I hope everyone has a great rest of their weekend!

Ciao for now.

1 Erin October 18, 2008 at 8:21 pm

As Caitlin said – the bloggers are taking over facebook! You are so cute and so is your family. :) I’m thrilled that you’re loving life right now. I can’t wait until you’re back though!

2 chocolatecoveredvegan October 18, 2008 at 8:35 pm

Yikes, he looks dangerous! Just kidding… he’s cute ;o)

3 eatingbirdfood October 18, 2008 at 8:38 pm

That little guy looks energetic! Have a great weekend.

Keep up the good spirits about finding a job. It will come through for you!!

4 Megan October 18, 2008 at 8:43 pm

Sounds like you have been having fun with the family! YUM..pumpkin pancakes!

5 Andrea October 18, 2008 at 9:04 pm

Love your new banner pic! I don’t know how long you’ve had it up – the downfall of google reader.

6 Karla October 18, 2008 at 9:15 pm

I’m sure you’ll find a great job when the time comes. Glad to hear your team had success this weekend! Sadly, mine still cannot :( Have a great weekend!

7 ttfn300 October 18, 2008 at 9:44 pm

yes yes, too cute;-) i bet the claws come out with that mask!!!

8 tryingtoheal October 18, 2008 at 9:50 pm

yay for blogging and facebook! sounds like you’re having a great weekend though w/ the extended family! can’t wait to hear more about it!

9 runningwithfood October 18, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Hang in there, girl! We are ALL feeling the economic downturn right now … it will come back around! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

10 jenngirl October 18, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Cute pic! Glad you’re enjoying your weekend, can’t wait for a little wrap-up tomorrow! :)

11 magpie October 19, 2008 at 12:16 am

Good luck with the job search! It’s hard right :( But I’m sure you’ll find something :)

12 wholefoodswholeme October 19, 2008 at 2:17 am

sounds like lots of fun! you’re a gorgeous girl 😀

keep your chin up about the job hunt – i know that there will be so many places out there that would fight to have you work for them, it’ll work out right in the end :)

13 Beadie October 19, 2008 at 7:19 am

Cute kid:)

Hang in there on the job front, you will find the right one for you!

14 VeggieGirl October 19, 2008 at 7:37 am

Hooray for extended family coming in town during such an exciting weekend event!! And hell yes for your team winning the Homecoming game :-)

Chin up, girl!! The job market will get better soon enough!!

15 Hangry Pants October 19, 2008 at 8:28 am

I’m sorry about the job stuff, but something good ill happen. You’re such a hardworking and talented person!

Also, I am so glad you had some family in town to boost your spirits!

16 Sarah October 19, 2008 at 10:04 am

aww you guys are cute! it sounds like a really fun weekend, it’s always so great to see family. And what can go wrong when there are pumpkin pancakes involved!

17 Grounded Fitness October 19, 2008 at 12:54 pm

haha, he’s cute! I want a hat like that!

Kelly Turner

18 Meghann October 19, 2008 at 4:03 pm

Glad to see your weekend is looking better.

Job hunting sucks!! Trust I have been through the experience twice since I graduated and both times were not fun, especially in this economy. Just hang on and the right thing will come along though, it just takes time.

19 caitlin October 19, 2008 at 4:18 pm

thanks for your thoughtful and insightful comment on my blog!!! it’s nice to hear i’m not alone in my fear of western doctors.

i’ve read a lot of research on the vaccine and autism link and there is a DEFINITE connection! i’m glad to hear your brother is doing well!!!

20 Katie October 19, 2008 at 5:20 pm

Have fun with your family!

21 Erica October 19, 2008 at 6:51 pm

What a freaking cutie. It is always fun to have visitors! I’m glad your team did well-yayyyy!

22 zestycook October 19, 2008 at 9:10 pm

Cute Pic!! Pumpkin pancakes sounds delicious!!!

23 Kristie October 19, 2008 at 9:28 pm

Glad to hear you had a good weekend! What a cute pic :)

Too bad about the job but good to hear that you’re still keeping positive! I’m sure it’ll work out just fine.

24 eatingbender October 19, 2008 at 10:32 pm

To all ~ Thank you for your encouraging words about the job search. It’s nice to be reassured that something will come along – now I just need to practice a little more patience!

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