Monday, July 20, 2009

Happy Homemaker Monday


The weather in my neck of the woods:
Hot, as usual...just wish we would start getting some rain

One of my simple pleasures:
Drinking a hot cup of tea at night before bed.

On my bedside table:
The Forgotten Garden - such a good book

On my TV:
He's just not that into you
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Little House on the Prairie

On the menu for tonight:
Carne Estufada - Portuguese Pot Roast with fried potatoes

On my To Do List:
Clean the bathrooms
Pick up after the weekly weekend tornado

New Recipe I tried last week:
Sweet and Spicy Bacon Chicken, just something I threw together but MAN ALIVE it's so so good.

In the craft basket:
Just yarn, I finished my crochet bag so I'm deciding on my next project.

Looking forward to:
Watching more Little House on the Prairie

Homemaking Tip for this week:
When making a salad I usually cut double the lettuce and put it in ziploc bags for a quick lunch during the week.

Favorite Blog Post of the week (mine or other):
Didn't get much reading done last week, so I'll just point you in the direction of my Book Review and Giveaway which I think every mother should enter.

Favorite photo from last week:

Lesson learned the past few days:
That just because no one in the family got sick the past 3 months doesn't mean you're immune to getting a little summer cold.

On my Prayer List:
My children and husband
My family
My bloggy friends

Devotionals, Scripture Reading, Key Verses:
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians 4:29


Micha said...

Your supper sounds yummy.
I always enjoy reading your entries.

Heart2Heart said...


I love how you refer to your weekly weekend tornado. We quick cleaned ours after my daughters teen party so we could relax plus with our 110 heat, it's easier to do it at night when its cooler.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Lulu said...

din sounds delich..
have a great day..
its hot here also.

Lilyofthevalley - Tanya said...

We are enjoying a "hotter" day here. It has been so cool that today is just lovely!! :)

What a beautiful picture, looks so inviting and a perfect reading "nook".

Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said...

Love the photo of the porch swing and the sweet and spicy bacon chicken does sound delicious. Have a nice week and thanks for hosting this event each week.


Renee said...

I love your picture of the week! Great daybook and your dinner sounds wonderful. Hope y'all are feeling better.

Amy said...

OH that picture on the porch, on the swing... I wish I could jump into it! Seriously! What a gorgeous and tranquil place... beautiful!

Hope you are having a beautiful day, my friend! Hugs.. Amy

Gloria said...

the chicken with the bacon sounds yummy.

love that scription!

Little House: I remember my 4th grade teaching reading the book to us. Every Friday afternoon she would read to us, I love it. And Little house was on Monday nights. My mom loved little house.

Jen said...

Sounds like another great day at your house....enjoy your week.

Susanne said...

I really, really want to be on that porch swing with my book and a tall, frosty glass of iced tea!

When you first said you were picking up after the weekly weekend tornado, for some reason my eyes missed the word weekly and I almost panicked for you and couldn't figure out why you sounded so casual and relaxed after a "weekend tornado" where you lived. LOL. Had to read that sentence twice. I think I need another coffee. :v)

Tina Leigh said...

Have a good week!

mindingmomma said...

Hi just catching up after our vacation! Man that porch swing looks like a great place to spend a day. Sorry about the summer bug, hope everyone feels better soon.