Monday, August 25, 2008

# simple woman's daybook

The Simple Woman Daybook - August 25th

Hi everyone, come on in and see what's in my daybook!

If you want to join in, just got visit Peggy over at The Simple Woman, read the guidelines here and then add your name to Mr Linky. There are so many other participants sharing their day, I'm sure you'll enjoy looking through them :)


Outside my Window
...there are two hummingbirds enjoying the Honeysuckle, they're so close to my window that if I had to reach out I could touch them.

I am thinking...that I need to bake some bread today

I am thankful for...the rain we got last night, we've been needing it and it felt wonderful hearing the pitter patter on the roof and knowing that the plants were getting the water they needed.

From the kitchen...for breakfast we're having Cinnamon Roll Toast and Steak with Pepper Sauce for dinner

I am wearing... camouflage capri's and a black tank top, black flip flops

I am reading...The Barefoot Princess by Christina Dodd.

I am hoping...That my appointment with the OB/GYN on thursday goes well.

I am hearing... The dishwasher buzzing in the background and the coffee pot percolating.

Around the house... Toys scattered in the living room, remnants from the weekend with everyone at home.

One of my favorite things...onions and garlic frying in olive oil

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week... Doctors appointment on thursday

Here is a picture thought I am sharing with you...


  1. Yum, cinnamon roll toast sounds great! We're getting rain too, and it's wonderful. I love that the grass and flowers are being cared for by Mother Nature :)

    Hope you have a great day Sandra, and a great week. Hope the dr appt on Thursday goes by fast and everything is good.

    Take care!!!

  2. Thank you for commenting on my blog. The author of the books I mentioned is Charlene Baumbich. The full title of book one is "Dearest Dorothy Are We There Yet?"

  3. Your breakfast sounds wonderful...we do cinnamon toast alot here but I have never heard your version of it.
    I also love the picture thought....fresh clean sheets...divine...I hope you are having a great day.

  4. Thank you for visiting my daybook! I just love the picture you posted...nothing like linens hanging on the line!

    You can find a picture of my unfinished curtains at:

    Have a blessed day!

  5. Bless you for my prayer!
    Just what I needed...

  6. I hope that your day is a Grand one. Hugs and blessings

  7. Thanks for visiting my daybook and leaving a comment. It's always nice to know someone is reading. Hope your appt. goes well on Thursday. I had mine a couple of weeks ago. I think my blood pressure has finally come down :)


  8. I am in a bread baking mood too.
    Haven't started it yet. Will have to wait till Wed. now I guess. But I want to check out your cinnamon roll toast recipe. Sounds yummy.
    I'll pray for the doctors visit.
    I love the photo. Are those your linens?
    I have not finished de-cluttering my blog yet but I want to add you to my blog roll. I just love your little part of the world!
    Thanks for coming by.
    oh btw I love the new look again. It is so pretty. I would love to have a cottage. I call my new house a cottage but without the beautiful gardens I don't think it really is. More smiles,Sherry.

  9. I've been hanging out our sheets and blankets... I changed our sheets yesterday and the sheets had been dried outside... they smelled so fresh. That picture reminded me of that smell!

  10. Thanks for stopping by, Sandra. Love the smell of line-dried sheets. Hope all goes well for you this week, esp the visit to your doctor.


    PS. I'm a big fan of Fannie Flagg too. :)

  11. Great picture and your daybook! Good luck with your appt. Love your blog look.

  12. Hi Sandra,
    Thanks for stopping by! Tank was 14 lbs when we got him at 7 weeks, he is 5 months now and about 50 lbs!! My husband was in the Air Force in the early 1970's at Beale Air Force Base in California. Loved the pic of the sheets drying in the wind!
    Have a blessed week!

  13. This is such a great idea... love that photo too!

  14. Rain ... praying that we get some. Looks like a few drops may be coming our way! We need it, too!

    Pass the Cinnamon Roll Toast, please!!! ;-)

    Oh and onions and garlic frying in a pan of olive oil is one of my faves, too!!

    Hope your day is blessed!


  15. I enjoyed reading your entry.
    I LOVE the photo!

    Thank you for visiting me!
    I hope you enjoy your week.

    ~ Christina

  16. There's nothing like fresh laundry blowing in the wind! I love the smell of onions and garlic too! YUMMY! Have a great week.

  17. Great day book. Your blog is making me hungry! I love all the pretty pictures of food!

    Enjoy your day.

  18. Another lovely photo. I agree again about the coffee and you are spot on about the onions and garlic in olive oil. All the best for Thurs.

  19. Grandma Starr7:52 PM

    Beautiful sunset pictures.
    I love garlic and onions, too
    Great daybook
    Grandma Starr

  20. Thanks for stopping by my daybook. You have an appetizing blog and I must that really your cottage? If so I AM JEALOUS!!!

  21. Neat pic! I hope your appointment goes well. Thanks for commenting on my Daybook.


  22. Great daybook - I have to agree on the onions & garlic in olive oil. Yumm-O! Have a blessed week.

  23. LOL! This must be the year of the hummingbirds... We've had so many at our bee balm this year, it's insane. :)

  24. Hi Sandra! Thanks for visiting my blog and reading my Daybook yesterday. Your blog is so beautiful! Loved reading your Daybook, loved the photo of sheets drying in the sunshine. Hmm...I think I have read "The Barefoot Princess" before, too. :) Have a wonderful week!

  25. Onions and garlic frying in olive oil.....that is the smell of home!

  26. I enjoyed your daybook!!! :)

    I love the smell of onions and garlic as well!!


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