Happy Homemaker Monday - 05/04/20157:07 AM
Happy Monday everyone!!!
How was your weekend, did you do anything fun? I packed and moved a few things and now I'm sitting here with a very sore back. *sigh*
Anyway, so I was getting a little bored with the current HHM categories I had, and I decided to go back on my blog to older ones and do those, just to change it up a bit. Feel free to continue using the same one we were doing, or use these categories, it's up to you, whatever works :)
We've had gorgeous weather, 80's and above the whole weekend and I've loved every single second of it. Here's what the rest of my week will look like, aside from the windy day which I detest because of my allergies, I'm quite fine with some rain :)
Things that make me happy:
Sitting down at night with a cup of coffee and my favorite shows.
Menu for this week:
Monday - Fried Smoked Sausage, potatoes and green beans
Tuesday - Homemade Nachos
Wednesday - Barbecue Chicken, Mac and Cheese
Thursday - Sloppy Joes
Friday - Garlic and Brown Sugar Chicken, Rice
Saturday - Smoky Burgers, Homemade Chips
Sunday - One Pot Pasta, Salad
What's on my TV today:
My Portuguese Soaps
New show that started last night on ITV...It's called Home Fires and it looks brilliant. You can watch the first episode HERE.
Looking around the house:
Oh my word, I have huge piles everywhere ready to be moved into the trailer, now if the trailer was here already that would have been wonderful. My poor house is starting to look empty of decorations but very full of boxes, this is the worst part in a move for me, that in between when you're not really completely packed so it looks messy. Ugh!!!
On my To Do List:
Laundry - finish off the last two loads
Sweep and mop
New Recipe I tried or want to try soon:
So since it's just been the kids and I, I haven't done much cooking in the sense of trying new recipes, but this week I do have some meat in the freezer that I need to get rid of, so I've got a few new recipes to try. I just need to get my butt in gear and post the already tried recipes on the food blog. Wish I had 50 hours in a day.
Looking forward to this week:
Hearing if the house we are looking at is ours. If it is, it will be so exciting and I can't wait to share it with you.
Tips and Tricks:
When packing up for a move, fill the boxes as tightly as you can, if there's breakables use towels, blankets, kitchen towels and even pot holders to cushion everything in.
My favorite blog post this week:
Right, I haven't had much time for blog reading, but I want to change that, so yesterday I did do some blog reading, well, to be honest I read ONE blog, but hey it's a start. So I will have to say that my favorite this week was the only one I read from the wonderful Vanessa at Coco Rose Diaries.
Blog Hopping (a new discovered blog you would like to share with the readers):
Flutterby Patch - Just recently found this blog and love it.
No words needed (favorite photo or picture):
Lesson learned the past few days:
That I am stronger than I give myself credit for. That all those things that seem like huge mountains in my mind and unattainable tasks, are really small hills that I can easily conquer. I just need to remind myself that I'm not a weak woman, that I can do this, that I can do what needs to be done and that when it's all over, I can smile and say "Holy cow, I did that on my own".
On my mind:
Oh so many things. First and foremost waiting to hear back from the bank at the moment, waiting to hear about the house we would like to move into, hoping that the kids can get done with school in the next two weeks, hoping I have enough money for the move and the to Texas.
Devotionals, Scripture Reading, Key Verses: