My Father reminded me tonight of something my Grandma used to say. I miss her so much. Each glance at her picture brings tears to my eyes. Wearing her jewelry instills in me a sense a pride and love but still a tinge of sadness. I apologize for all the sentimental blabber, but I am still struggling with the emotional turmoil this has left in my head. Every day I strive to be like her in so many ways. When I am making dinner, doing chores, or even shopping, I think to myself "this is what Grandma would have liked" or "this is what Grandma would have done".
Speaking of dinner (nice transition, right?). I wanted to go out to eat tonight but then I reminded myself how much it costs and how much money I don't have. Mike and I went grocery shopping at Aldi's tonight (I ran out of eggs and milk....how can I have baking Sunday without eggs and milk!?!), and picked up some eye of round steak for dinner. Now even though this took a little while, it is more wholesome (and cheaper) than a dinner from one of our local restaurants. I give you eye of round steak with homemade mashed potatoes (using my homemade chicken broth) and fresh spinach salad:
No dessert tonight, but I will be making apple pie tomorrow! Yay! Until next time, please enjoy this photo from 2005 of my Grandma, Grandpa, and I at the velodrome where my Grandpa used to bike race (I think):