Mine was pretty good, we had an impromptu barbecue, watched the soccer on TV, then watched a couple of movies. Yesterday I decided to do just a "eat whatever you find" kind of day. I have so many leftovers sitting in the fridge and to be honest, I like to have at least one day a week where I don't have to worry about cooking.
Today my brother starts his first day of work, I'm so excited for him. He's been waiting since February to find a job and nothing was coming through, but this one that showed up is exactly what he likes doing and I honestly feel that God had it waiting for him. Thank you to all who have kept him in your prayers, it's very much appreciated :)
Alright let's get started with our Happy Homemaker Monday.
The Weather:::72 at the moment and partly cloudy. We are supposed to get rain later this afternoon and I have to tell you, I'm actually looking forward to it, but I do need to get my laundry all done and line dried before that happens. Some more rain tomorrow and then a clear hot week ahead.
On my reading pile:::My summer reading list is HUGE, and I'm quite enjoying all the different genres. I usually stick to a particular genre but this time I decided to get a little of everything and try some new ones. If you're interested in what I've been reading, you can check out my book reviews from the past week. I also have quite a few others coming up, so be sure to check back for that.
On my tv:::Portuguese Soaps
Finished the new season of Orange is the New Black. (I hate when I binge watch and then get left with nothing for another year, so frustrating)
Thinking I need to catch up on Game of Thrones, I only watched the first season hahaha
On the menu for this week:::I'm only cooking until Thursday, Jasmine has her therapy on Thursday at 5pm, and we need to run some errands after that, so we'll grab something to eat while out.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday we will be away at some cabins at a lake in Oklahoma, with family, so I won't be cooking anything, it will just be my brother and sister in law at home and they'll figure something out for themselves.
Monday - Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce, Rice, Homemade Naan
Tuesday - Ham and Cheese Ring, Veggies
Wednesday - Old Fashioned Goulash, Garlic Bread
Thursday - (Jasmine's therapy so will be out at dinner time, will grab something quick)
On my to do list:::Laundry - 2 loads of laundry to do, hoping to get it all done and dried before the rain comes in. If I have time I may be able to throw in the bed linens too, if not I'll wait until Wednesday because we are expecting rain tomorrow.
What I am sewing, crocheting, knitting or creating:::I'm determined to pull out my sewing machine today. I am going to make myself some summer rompers, I bought one at Rue 21 and am in love with it, but what bugs me is that they make these rompers so short. Luckily I'm fit and tanned and it looks great, but I would rather have something a little longer.
Also, need to make some crochet little owls for a friend who has requested some for her daughter.
Looking around the house:::It's super quiet, hubby, brother and sister in law are all off to work. Kids are enjoying summer break and have been staying up until all hours of the morning, so my 2 and my nephew will surely be sleeping until around noon, at least.
From the camera:::Pickled Fish....usually eat it for Easter but it's such a favorite around here that we've been enjoying it at all times of the year. I'll be sharing the recipe today.
On my prayer list:::**My grandmother. Nothing has changed, my father is now looking into placing her in a nursing home with frail care. It's so frustrating with all the red tape and just......I don't know. I'm frustrated and sad.
Something that inspires or brings a smile to your face:::