One Flourishing, Frugal and Fun Family!

One mother making ends meet and surviving today's recession by writing. One family learning to live off the land, cut back on expenses, and to live a simpler and a more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Adopted Motto

"Eat it up,
Wear it out,
Make it do,
Or go without."
~A Pioneer Sampler, by Barbara Greenwood~

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Bed Rest and a Bigger Box

Yesterday was the first day I actually go dressed and left the house.  My son, thankfully, drove us both to go vote.  After that I went back to bed.  The congestion caused me to develop a very bad headache.  I've tried just about everything but the pioneer recipe shared by bluestockingredneck.  Thank you also Denise for the tip with garlic.  And Candy, I have not yet tried a neti pot. Thanks for that tip too.

While spending hours resting, I think I will need a bigger box for my donation to the homeless this winter.

 This project not only provided me with the opportunity to try new patterns, but to reflect on what I am thankful/grateful for.  Although I am sick and feel miserable, my reflections of my gratitude, kept my thoughts more positive.  I am grateful that I have extra yarn to provide warmth for people who have nothing.




 

5 comments:

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

Kristina-
I didn't think to give you a remedy to help...since you went to the Dr. already. But I agree with the other ladies (although I've not tried their recipes) Can't go wrong with Garlic and Honey.
In fact, something blew in on the wind the other day, gave me severe congestion in and around my eyes and nose.
I've eat a minced garlic clove and 1 tablespoon of honey 2 days straight and it's improved already.

Your crocheted items for the homeless all look lovely. I'm sure some people are going to be very happy to get them.

get well, Pat

Candy C. said...

Sure hope you get to feeling better soon! I love all your donations to the homeless and I'm sure they will all be put to good use!

Kristina said...

Pat thanks for the tip on garlic and honey.

Thanks for the kind words Candy.

MamaTea said...

Your crocheted goodies look great! I wonder if you and I might be crocheting stuff for the same person collecting donations? I'm hoping mine will be done and in the mail this weekend... :)

Hope you're feeling better....

Kristina said...

MamaTea, if it's for a farmgirl's request, than we are crocheting for the same person. I just wish I had more time to make more hats and even make mittens.