Five Things Friday: just five things I’m thinking about or things that made my week, or things that I otherwise feel like sharing.
We got both our stimulus payment and our tax return within the last two weeks and it’s been a nice and welcome cash injection, I must admit. However, we really don’t need the stimulus like other people and I do hope that people who really needed the help during the pandemic have received it!. Have you gotten your stimulus check yet?
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As I have mentioned (everywhere!), Jon got his first COVID-vaccine shot this week and I couldn’t be more excited. In case you’re curious: he received the vaccine through our medical center at a local vaccine clinic. He got the Pfizer vaccine and had no side effects (other than a bit of a sore arm) from his first shot. I am currently signed up with myturn.ca.gov, California’s vaccination coordination site, waiting for my turn. If you are in California and haven’t gotten your vaccine yet, you should sign up, too.
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I am currently doing research for a project at work, which means googling (no problem!) and calling (ugh!) companies to ask for specific information. While I don’t mind calling people in general, turns out, cold-calling companies to ask questions (they might not want to answer or don’t know the answers to) is not my strong point. I’d be a horrible sales rep, haha, and I am not even trying to sell anything.
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If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen that I bought some new plants for our apartment. I feel ridiculous even talking about it, but we didn’t have any plants at all for a long while other than one cactus (that I kept outside) and a succulent on my new work-from-home desk. Our living room gets very little direct sunlight, sadly, so I didn’t really bother buying plants that would just “die” on me. But of course, there are plenty of plants that thrive in low-light environments and now I want to add more. I already asked on IG for suggestions for any low-light houseplants that are pretty and easy to care for, but if you want to drop any other suggestion in the comments, that would be fantastic, too. Please and thank you :)
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I am so excited to bake my sweet plaited yeast bread again for Easter this weekend. This is pretty much as far as our Easter activities will go. We haven’t dyed any Easter eggs and we didn’t decorate, but who am I to skip traditional yummy food, amirite?!
Have a great Easter weekend! What are your plans?