Happy Homemaker Monday November 14, 2016


Linking up with Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom¬†to share my Monday for the third week in a row! ūüôā

{{The weather outside is}} a very cold 35 degrees!  It appears to be calm though.  No gusts of wind.

{{On the breakfast plate this morning}}¬†Kellogg’s berry yogurt cereal with almond milk.

{{As I look outside my window}}¬†I see the “light” rising out of the east slowly brightening up the western sky.

{{Right now I am}} dressed and ready for work.

{{On today’s to do list}} a couple phone calls to make, a load of laundry, get our suit case down out of the attic so I can start packing for our trip next week, and of course there is work.

{{Happening this week}}¬†Hubby has a school board meeting and a committee meeting. ¬†I’ve got a nail and pedicure appointment on Thursday evening. ¬†Other than that I will be packing and getting hubby and I ready for our Mexico vacation. ¬†There’s lots of planning for Grandma and our son to do too.

{{Currently reading}} War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy and A Mutiny in Time by James Dashner

{{On the TV today}}¬†Nothing. ¬†Don’t watch very much of it. ¬†Can we disconnect it???

{{On the menu this week}}

Monday –¬†Ham and beans (didn’t get those yesterday)

Tuesday – Pork chops (in the crockpot)

Wednesday – Chicken breasts (in the crockpot)

Thursday – Breakfast

Friday – Pizza

Saturday РLeftovers

Sunday – Italian Wedding Soup

{{What I am creating at the moment}} Pretty much the same old thing.  Looking forward to doing something different.

{{New recipe that I tried or want to try this week}} Italian wedding soup. Got the recipe from a co-worker.

{{Favorite photo from the camera}} I’m really sad but I haven’t taken any new pictures this week!¬† I’m pretty bad at that.¬† Will try to do better.


{{Prayers, Inspirational Quotes, or Devotionals}}  




Happy Homemaker Monday November 7, 2016


Linking up with Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom¬†to share my Monday with you! ūüôā

{{The weather outside is}} delightful!  Cool this morning but will be 70 today.

{{On the breakfast plate this morning}} egg, Canadian bacon, and cheese on an English muffin.

{{As I look outside my window}} all I can see is dark!¬† But I know that I got the leaves cleaned up yesterday… again.¬† So I know my yard looks nice.

{{Right now I am}} I need to be getting ready for work but here I sit with my coffee and computer.

{{On today’s to do list}}Work, that’s for sure.¬† Then I need to do another load of laundry, prep for dinner tomorrow night, hubby just asked if I was¬†going to the gym tonight,¬†and maybe¬†read a little.

{{Happening this week}}¬† let me see, there is something big this week… what was it now..? OHHH, yeah, gotta go vote! Other than that it will be the same old thing all week.¬† Nice, right?!

{{Currently reading}} The Cottage by Michael Phillips.¬† I’m really enjoying it.

{{On the TV today}} FOX NEWS BABY!!!

{{On the menu this week}}

Monday – White Chicken Chili

Tuesday – Spaghetti with salad

Wednesday – crock pot BBQ beef

Thursday – Leftovers

Friday – Pizza

Saturday РMeatloaf

Sunday -Ham and Beans

{{What I am creating at the moment}} a couple different shawls.

{{New recipe that I tried or want to try this week}}  On the hunt for some new chicken recipes.

{{Favorite photo from the camera}}


{{Prayers, Inspirational Quotes, or Devotionals}}  I have a daily devotional an Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs) that I picked up yesterday.  It will take 76 days to complete.



Happy Homemaker Monday October 31, 2016


Thought I would try linking up with Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. ¬†I’m not a stay at home mom but most of these prompts aren’t specific to sahm’s. ¬† I work but I also care for my home.

{{The weather outside is}} Drop dead gorgeous!¬† A very mild fall morning and we’re supposed to be in the¬†upper 70’s¬†today!

{{On the breakfast plate this morning}} Kellogg’s Fruit yogurt cereal with Unsweetened Almond milk

{{As I look outside my window}} it’s rather dark this morning.¬† I have to post early because I have to be at work by 8:00.¬† Lot’s to do before I get out the door.¬† Time rolls back next weekend so it should be a little lighter in the mornings.

{{Right now I am}} my mind is going in lots of directions.  Everything that I need to get done before leaving, work tasks, and things to do after work.

{{On today’s to do list}} I have work today, laundry to do, and dinner to prepare.

{{Happening this week}} It’s the first week of November and my calendar is showing nothing!

{{Currently reading}} The Cottage by Michael Phillips. ¬†It’s a review book for Bethany House Publishing.

{{On the TV today}} Just the news. ¬†We don’t watch much television until the snow is flying and we can’t get outside.

{{On the menu this week}}

Monday – Thai Chicken

Tuesday – Tuna Casserole

Wednesday – Chicken Strips, fries, and salad

Thursday – Leftovers

Friday – Pizza

Saturday РOven BBQ Chicken legs

Sunday – Biscuits and Gravy with sausage

{{What I am creating at the moment}} I’ve started a new shawl. ¬†It’s made of a bulky weight yarn and I love how quickly it seems to be moving along.

{{New recipe that I tried or want to try this week}} last week I tried a Ravioli casserole that Grandma and our son just really enjoyed.¬† They asked that I make it again soon.¬† It’s kind of like a quick and easy¬†lasagna.

{{Favorite photo from the camera}}


{{Prayers, Inspirational Quotes, or Devotionals}}