1/20/15

Eat It or Wear It No Brainer

Now that we are officially retired from full time jobs and admitted Senior Citizens, my motto is "If we can't eat it or wear it we don't need it".  So, we do most of our shopping at the grocery store where 'eat it' is a no brainer, and 'wear it' justifies pushing the buggy down the ben-gay isle.

It hasn't been easy, but after a couple of years of intense training, HiHoney 'got it'.  Enough so, that he goes to the grocery store without a list or me.  Until yesterday...day before today...the 19th of January...the day I received Medicare's annual 'Happy Birthday Part B Increase' notice.

There will be no negative consequences for his slip of the list...besides, I can 'wear it'...the yellow roses in my hair today and chocolate cake...well...that's a no brainer. 

18 comments:

  1. Happy birthday all month long, Sue! I agree! I can't wear books (or eat them) but I keep buying them. On my debit card statement, it's books and food. That's it! What did HiHoney like to buy before he saw the light? I know what YOU liked to buy! Sending love your way!

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    1. Books and food...works for me. Hi Honey likes to buy books, too. It works for him because he often has to eat his words. LOL!!! Love Ya right back!!!

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  2. lol...laughed all the way thru this post, even shared it with Mr D and he laughed too! Boy, do we relate....

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    1. Well good for you guys....we all need a good LOL...especially when it relates.

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  3. Yeah, flowers don't count! And Happy Birthday. :-))

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    1. Right...besides I hear roses are edible. Thanks for stopping by.

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  4. Happy Birthday and flowers in January are necessary to keep life perky. Those are gorgeous. So, no picture of the chocolate cake - guess that was eaten already. Enjoy

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    1. You hit the nail on the head with January flowers and Perky. Also good guess on the cake!

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  5. Happy Birthday, Sue!

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    1. Thanks Gini....I am enjoying all your great Pins on Pinterest. Thanks for stopping by to smell the roses!

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  6. awwwh flowers look good enough to eat don't they. Happy Birthday

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    1. They do...and that is another reason there will be no negative consequences of breaking the rule. That and they are my favorites and it's my birthday...so what the hey! Thanks for stopping by.

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  7. Happy B'day my friend, those flowers are as lovely as you...

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    1. Awwww....thanks Jen. So glad you stopped by. Wow, I have missed you and am glad to see you back in blogland.

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  8. Happy birthday! I agree with above commenters - flowers in January are necessary. Looks like he picked good ones, too!
    AJ @ Naturally Sweet

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    1. I am so with everyone, too....Yes, Yes on the Flowers in January. So nice to hear from you AJ...reminds me I need to gear up early for AtoZ. Hope to see you there for another year of April Blogging.

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    1. Thanks Cheryl...I got your message about calculating the date...appreciated the early greeting, too. It's kind of the way of having a January Birthday.

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