Penny's Passion: Five on Friday - January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Five on Friday - January 25, 2019

We've made it to Friday!!  I'm just a little bit excited to have a weekend ahead of us.  This week has been super busy and I'm looking forward to having a few days to breath and catch up.

Here's my five for this week~

1.  Postage Stamps
As I mentioned on my post from Monday, postage stamps are going up this Sunday.  A regular stamp now costs 50 cents and come Sunday it will be 55 cents.  Stock up on your Forever stamps now and save a few dollars.  Remember when Forever stamps started?  It first went on sale April 12, 2007 and cost only 41 cents.  Too bad I didn't buy a boat load of them then!

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2.  National Spouses Day
Guess what tomorrow is?  It's National Spouses Day!  I'm so darn lucky to have a wonderful spouse and I really don't tell him often enough how much I appreciate him.  (Love you, Eric!!  My life just wouldn't be the same without you!)  Tomorrow would be a great day to leave a little love note for your significant other.

National Spouses Day - January 26

Last Fall, I bought some pillows from Amazon and have been getting different covers for them each holiday.  Just got my Valentine ones and they are so adorable!!  My couch is definitely looking like cupid was there!  Once you invest in the pillows, the covers are so economical to switch out.  I have no idea why it took me this long to do this!  Click the links below to start your pillow cover collection.

4.  Serenity
Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway are hitting the big screen together this weekend in a new thriller, Serenity.  The previews look so captivating!  It's definitely going on the list of movies I want to see.  Here's the synopsis from Fandango ~
From the creative mind of Oscar nominee Steven Knight comes a daringly original, sexy, stylized thriller. Baker Dill (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen (Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway) tracks him down with a desperate plea for help. She begs Dill to save her – and their young son – from her new, violent husband (Jason Clarke) by taking him out to sea on a fishing excursion, only to throw him to the sharks and leave him for dead. Karen’s appearance thrusts Dill back into a life he’d tried to forget, and as he struggles between right and wrong, his world is plunged into a new reality that may not be all that it seems.
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5.  Freak someone out....

Have a great weekend!  I'm planning on doing quite a bit of reading.  A friend and I are going to an author event Monday night and her book just came out last week.  It's The War Sisters.  The author, Lynda Cohen Loigman, is doing an appearance in St. Louis and I'm excited to hear her.  Hope I can get finished with the book before the event!  Wish me luck!

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  1. I should 100% say that to all of these weird numbers that are calling my house. I am so over it all and it doesn't matter how many lists I put myself on to stop telemarketers, they still call. It's awful. Now they have my cell phone and I don't put that on anything. Oy.

  2. Awww...National Spouses Day?!?! I will have to let hubby know. Maybe we can take each other out for dinner.

  3. Bwahahaha! That would be hilarious and just a tad evil. Love it!! Those pillow/ pillow case covers are such a great idea.

  4. That movie sounds really good! Psychological thrillers can be really, really entertaining! That books sounds really good. I want to read it!

  5. OMG that meme about the caller :) LMAO!!! totes want to do that but it would freak even me out!

    Happy National Spouses Day! I hope you have a nice one. Thank you for reminding me about the postage stamps. I'll go out and pick some up today. Hope you have a great weekend, Penny!

  6. Gah, that movie description. Plus, Anne Hathaway. Maybe I'll leave her a note for spouse's day.

  7. Oh my gosh, that last picture is making me laugh so hard. I get so many spam calls, that would be fun to do to mess with someone, ha! I hope you have a wonderful weekend Penny!

  8. That last one is hilarious!!!! I am going to have to do that to my sister - she will freak! HA!

  9. That last one is so funny! I always get spam calls so one day when I have time, I'm going to mess with them lol.

  10. Those pillows are darling and after having read the plot of Serenity, I cannot wait to see that. I love thrillers.
    Hope you've had a great week hun. xo