Fit, Lean & Beautiful #32

Fit, Lean & Beautiful #32

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Planning Good Times Around the Calendar

Continued from the work of happiness

January

End of month China, Chinese New Year 5 days (4000)

Skin resurfaced

Frenchie Faire, reading in French

Reading

Wine

Warming alcohols, hot toddy’s

New Years

Goals

 

February

Chinese Take Out Party, Sake, mai tai, Sapporo, sodas,

Cocoa Party and Cakes (250)

Luncheon

Valentines (100)

Drawing and painting, collage, illustration

Quilted art

Make prints

Movie Night

 

 

 

March

Mexico  4 day weekend  (3,000)

Mexican Fiesta, Margarita’s, Posole, meat pies, bunelos

Sewing Bee

Movie Night, Danzon

 

Drawing session

Reading days in Spanish

Arizona or Texas out west, mountains, resort, restaurants

Study Spanish

Meet Spanish teacher in Mexico

Get work books

Flash cards out

Spanish TV

Spanish subtitle movie

MUSIC, Susana Baca

Agua de rosas

Cantina

Corona with lime

Chilaquiles

Tequila

 

April

Gardening (100)

Cleaning (300)

Easter (300)

Tea

Church

Brunch

Eggs and Babka

Pastries

Ham and Cheese

See a Play

Spring Recital

Rites of Spring

Spritzers

Biblical

Facial and spa

Choir, classical, nature, relaxation, hippie faire, folk, Joni, carpenter, 70’s

Movie night

Reading

Spring cleanse

Get spiritual

Falun gong readings and exercises

Plant a garden

Prune bushes

Quiches

Buy some plants inside

Salads

Hams

Potato

Breakfasts

Panera take out pastries

Cocktails

Blood of Christ

Pray

Guitar

Bunny cake

Cupcakes

Bake Bread

Little salads

 

May

Cocktails

Ice cream cones

Look through recipes

Pad Thai

All favorite dishes

Invite chefs to cook

Culinary travels

Garage sales

Fire pit

Music

Thrifting

Music store

Fairlane shopping trip

Order clothes

 

Massage

Open up pool

Sewing

Plan presents for yourself

 

 

Rehearse music

Musical theater

Drawing and painting hire models

Bake birthday cakes all month

 

Game Night (250)

Frankenmuth (150)

SPA facial, mani, pedi, hair conditioned, cut

Buy new beauty products

Work on beauty

Get lots of exercise

Penmanship

Quiet writing time

Reading

Goals

Movie night

Birthday

BBQ (150)

Poolside with cocktails (250)

Shopping Trip Fairlane Detroit (600)

Cocktail Party

Vintage Photo

Breakfast with Panera and eggs sausages, casserole, frittata

reading

 

June

Road Trip

Holland Michigan

Pentwater rent  beach cottage  (500)

Dinner party (400)

Tapas

Kayaking

Friend visit 4 days, pub, dinner, cook, Vietnamese, bucket a chicken for lunch, Michigan Theater, ARK, case wine, Copernicus, desserts, movies, Midnight movies, matinee, Café, The Earle, BBQ, drawing, photo, pick up pastries, bake, parfaits

Summer Solstice Celebration

Crochet, Baci, Badminton, pool sports

Shopping dishes

Brazilian Samba

 

July

Wiards Orchard and Farm visit

Beach  (1000) Traverse/ Petoskey Camping , Mackinaw, thrifting, antiques,

Grinders,  hotel, Ypsilanti, cook, BBQ, Swim, concert, French restaurant, rubber raft, kayaks, pop up van, smores,

 

Fireworks (100)

Steak house

BBQ Soul food

Burger Bash

Friend visit,  read,  eat, drink,

Jamaican Night

 

 

August

Ghana  (3600)

NYC Film  (2500)

Cherry Trees and picking

Seasonal fruits and veg

 

September

CBC Road Trip  Book Signing

Plymouth Cider Mill

African Night, African Music,

Reading African books

Cider Mill (100)

Tailgating (250)

Fire pit

Reading play or poetry, singles, articles

Shopping Trip Detroit (350)

EMU Football Game

Submarine

Breakfasts

Music Store

 

 

October

Fire pit

Tailgating UM & Michigan chili dogs, brats, nachos

caramel apples

Halloween Candy

Spider cookies with Peanut butter cups and chocolate legs with eyes

Oktoberfest Frankenmuth

Bar for beers

Friends for beers and brats

Country Drive

Read Edgar Allan Poe, Hawthorne, Mystery, Dumaurier

Visit dead relatives, go to a cemetary

Poetry reading

Cider Mill

Halloween notes and films

Donuts and Coffee

Witches coven, pagan, Macbeth

Movie Night

Zombie thriller

Mystical

Herbs

Herbal first aid kits

Walk

Women

Sewing Bee

Ark

Live Music

Michigan Theater

Wiards

Plymouth Cider Mill

Day of the Dead and Mexican Faire

 

 

November

Thanksgiving  (1200)

Earthen

Chicago play  or a concert, shop xmas, restaurant (125)

Furrier

XIXI

Firepit

Christmas shopping fairlane, boutiques,

Breakfasts

Movie Night

 

 

December

Tree lighting (50)

Reading

Read Russian

Breakfasts

Christmas Lights

Meat pies

(2)Cocktail Parties (550)

Merry Mary  (400)

Opera (300)

Movie Night

Recital, rehearse Christmas music

Frankenmuth (400)

Loved ones Christmas Eve

Dad 2 days after Christmas exchange gifts meat pies christmas stuff

Homemade Egg rolls

Cookies

Pastries

Portraits

Cakes

EID  Middle Eastern Night

Caramel Corn

Martinis

Quilting

Carolling Christmas piano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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