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resume requested, writing, and the gimmies

September 2nd, 2010 at 08:48 am

Husband sent his resume out to several folk who requested it as jobs opened up at their workplace.

Plus he has been writing again. A couple small articles got him back in the mood and he is working on a children's book.

I dunno if it will pan out, but I am glad he has this chance to try. So long as he actually works on writing not more FB games....

Money is pretty much on autopilot, though my desires are spiking lately. Weddings and trips, and of course not being quite as exhausted (pregnancy is way harder than nursing), leaves me with time to get the gimmies.

I recently thwarted a severe case of the gimmies by asking my MIL for a bunch of paper case boxes. She can get one or two a week from work. I used them to organize the kids out of season out of size clothes. So now my daughters' closet is all nice and neatly stacked with boxes labeled roughly by size.

I had wanted new shelving or some nify container store baskets, or something fun. The boxes do the trick for free. Only I need more to do my sons closet. (with 5 kids and some clothes bigger than the oldests, I have a lot of clothes even though I tend to only save 3 or 5 outfits each size)

Though all those clothes is one reason why our clothing budget is almost nill. We buy warm stocking for girls in winter (err for the oldest girl, the younger gets the hand-me-downs) and underwear, occasionally socks (though if your socks are full of holes from sticking a pencil in them, buy your own!)

5 Responses to “resume requested, writing, and the gimmies”

  1. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Good wishes to your DH on the job hunt!

    I've got the organizing container gimmies, too! I've been eyeing those translucent plastic drawers on wheels so I could identify my stuff quickly. ...Those boxes for office paper are really tidy and sturdy, but I'm wishing not to have to unstack and open boxes when I need to get to them so frequently.

  2. My English Castle Says:

    I love the pencil story!

  3. PrincessPerky Says:

    umm..pencil story?

  4. My English Castle Says:

    socks full of holes from sticking pencils in them?
    Only a child could think of that--

  5. PrincessPerky Says:

    oh yeah.. Only a kid Smile.

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