Friday, April 3, 2009

Good and Interesting Things!

Anyone out there watch 11Th Hour? Last night it was on TV just after CSI and they discussed something Don has. It is called Gilbert (pronounced Gill-Bear) Syndrome. About 5% of the population has it, mostly males and it causes the body to have a slower liver function response. Normally it does not cause any really problems - but can cause the person to have yellow instead of white around the eyes. Given a choice, I would rather that Don NOT have this though since he has other liver issues.

Remember the bed set I showed you yesterday? Well I went to Kohl's to see it. I will not lie, the fabric was not quite as nice as it looks in the photo. It has more of a shine to it than I would have preferred...but it was still very beautiful. The ad price said the king size comforter set was $199.00 and the coverlet was $99.00. The in store price of the comforter set was only $179.00. Then since I opened up a charge account (to be paid off in full next month!) I received an extra 15% off...AND they had another promotion of scratch off discounts and that gave me another 10% OFF!!! The total price with tax ended up being just over $200.00!


Nina Diane said...

and that is why I love Kohl's so much.....

Susan said...

That came out to a good price. I can't wait to see your pictures of your bed all done up.
Usually I watch "11th Hour" but I missed it last night. Darn.
Have a blessed weekend!
Hugs, Susan

Neabear said...

I had to come over and visit after seeing over on bj's sweet nothings blog that you are in need of prayers. I just read through all of your previous posts to catch up with what is going on. I am amazed at what you and Don are going through and how strong you are. Gotta be your faith. Stay strong in the Lord. I will keep you in my prayers as well. And will be back to visit to see how you are doing. I wish you both the best.

Ginger said...

Hi Julie:
I have that Gilbert's syndrome and so does my daughter. It shows up with a high billirubin when I do blood tests. The dr. always says it is's the way the liver processes the blood, but in the back of my mind, I wonder if it really is harmless. I don't have yellow eyes or any symptoms. Just the high billirubin.

bj said...

So glad you got it for a good price.
Hope Don is feeling well!

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

I love to shop Kohl's!

I had never heard of Gilbert Syndrome. Thank you for the info.

Cathy said...

Oh that looks very pretty! I'm glad you got it and I hope you enjoy it.

{{Big Hugs}}


donna baker said...

Hi, I've been following some of your posts lately. I live on a farm too and am an animal nut. I must be a nut about gardening too because I can't stop. I just posted pics of a garden edging using broken dishes. You'll have to look.

Anonymous said...

Hi Julie,
I too was born and raised in Texas and miss it in a bad way...I live in Canada now b/c my husband was transfered back up by his company. He was working/living in Texas when we met. We live on a farm here and I have three horses, two dogs, three cats and a bird. I have one Appendix QH that is 19 and has been with me since he was 5 and two Arabian mares. One that is 9 that I have had since birth having leased her mother to breed her and one that is 5 that I have had for a year having rescued her. I am also a saddleseat/Saddlebred nut but am sad to say I have not been able to locate a saddleseat trainer in the Calgay area and have been really depressed by this. I rode at Winning Ways Farm with Koren before I came up to Canada. I really miss my lessons with her. I will not give up on owning a Saddlebred that I can ride and show one day b/c that is my dream. Anyway I love your blog and I was sorry to read about your mare and I am hoping your dogs are doing better and that your husband heals also. (I did start a blog about my mare that I rescued if you are interestd in reading it and I want to start one about the trials and sometimes funny episodes of a Texas girl living on a farm in Canada)

Vintage Linen Treasures said...

Wow! That's a GREAT deal!! I can't wait to see your ensamble. :O)

I don't know if I told you, but I'm in the hunt for bedding too.
I found a very nice set at Neiman Marcus. The coverlet was only $1540.00. Yep, I thought I'd get three or four...
Patricia :o)