Monday, December 3, 2012
Happy Homemaker Monday #46
Good morning friends, hope today finds you in a good mood. I know it's Monday and all, but sometimes we have to forget that initial disdain we get for the beginning of the week and just push through. Right? LOL
Still in the 80's and quite frankly, I'm so over it and so sick of it that I just don't even know what to say anymore. Whatever!
Right now I am:
I'm enjoying my coffee, and about to do some online shopping for Christmas.
That I have a lot to get done today. I'm sort of making mental lists of the to do's.
On my reading pile:::
Still reading Livvie's Song by Sharlene MacLaren.
On my tv:::
No clue. Most of the shows I watch are on Mid Season break.
On the menu for this week:::
Monday - Pizza in a pot
Tuesday - BBQ Ribs, Fries, Fried Okra
Wednesday - Spinach Alfredo Lasagna
Thursday - Ranch Tilapia w/ white rice and peas
Friday - Slow Cooker Creamy Tarragon Chicken w/ rice
Saturday - Slow Cooker Pork Chops w/ scalloped potatoes
Sunday -Traditional Calzone
On my to do list:::
Baking the last of the Christmas gifts
Preparing boxes to ship out
Homemaking (laundry, dishes, mopping floors, bedrooms)
What I am sewing, crocheting, knitting or creating:::
Have put the quilt on the backburner as I forge straight ahead with the last of the gift making.
Have a Doctor Who Mug cozie to finish for my daughter, a Creeper Mug Cozie to make for my son.
Also making my son a Creeper scarf, and a Tardis stuffed toy for my daughter.
This tip is coming to you through one of my blog readers, and I wish I could just remember exactly who it was that gave me this tip last week or the one before. Remember when I mentioned that I couldn't find the right dishwasher detergent and that the dishes never came out clean? I also have really hard water and it would leave a nasty film on everything, meaning that I would have to rewash the dishes by hand after running them in the washer.
Anyway, someone told me to grab Lemi-Shine and add it to my dishwasher detergent because it would do the trick. MY WORD does it ever. I tried it last night for the first time and I haven't had dishes that clean in a long long time. So thank you to the lady that left me the tip, I really appreciate it :)
Looking around the house:::
I have my Portuguese TV on and am listening to the news. Loving the tree lights, they give the living room such a cozy feeling. Have a few dishes in the sink in hot soapy water and soon will have to transfer them to the dishwasher.
From the camera:::
Christmas Tree Lot
On my prayer list:::
Praying for so many, too many to list.
Bible verse, Devotional:::
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.
1 John 5:1