Monday, August 10, 2009

# happy homemaker monday

Happy Homemaker Monday

Guess what?!?!?! It's my BIRTHDAY!

That's right....35 years old. I can't believe I'm 35 YEARS.OLD! LOL

Won't you have a drink for me today and help me celebrate?


The weather in my neck of the woods:
It's a beautiful monday morning, the sun is shining and not a cloud in sight.

One of my simple pleasures:
Waking up early and getting a cup of coffee while everyone is still asleep.

On my bedside table:
Little Heathens

On my TV:
General Hospital - I'm SO happy to be watching again, huge Jason and Sam fan *snicker
Little House on the Prairie Season 3

On the menu for tonight:
Goulash with Potato Dumplings

On my To Do List:
Clean the house
Wii Fit - LOL

New Recipe I tried last week:
Nothing at all, just old favorites

In the craft basket:
Just the same old yarn, no project in sight, maybe once the kids are back to school next week I'll finally start something.

Looking forward to:
My kids starting school today....also having a great day for my birthday.

Homemaking Tip for this week:
I actually can't think of a single one LOL

Favorite Blog Post of the week (mine or other):
I've done no blog reading or posting, but now with kids back to school that will change :)

Favorite photo from last week:

My husband working on my Durango


Lesson learned the past few days:
To let go and let God. Plain and simple but so hard to do.

On my Prayer List:
My children, I want them to have a great school year.
The soldiers overseas and at home
Family and friends

Devotionals, Scripture Reading, Key Verses:

Psalm 33

1 Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright.
2 Praise the LORD with the lyre, make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!
3 Sing to him a new song, play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.
4 For the word of the LORD is upright; and all his work is done in faithfulness.
5 He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the LORD.
6 By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and all their host by the breath of his mouth.
7 He gathered the waters of the sea as in a bottle; he put the deeps in storehouses.
8 Let all the earth fear the LORD, let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!
9 For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood forth.


  1. Oh I am the first to wish you Happy Birthday! I hope you have a Blessed Day and get many hugs. Enjoy.

  2. Very big Happy Birthday wishes from all of us!

  3. Anonymous9:45 AM

    Happy Birthday, Sweet Sandra! Enjoy your special day.

    Love, Debbi

  4. Happy Birthday .
    May God bless your day with much joy and happiness through out your coming year is my prayer for you today.
    Elsie <><

  5. Happy birthday Sandra! Prayers for a blessed year for you and a blessed school year for the kiddies.

  6. Happy Birthday, Sandra. I hope you have a lovely day :)

  7. Happy Happy Birthday!

  8. Hope your birthday is a wonderful one!

  9. have a wonderful birthday sandra!!!

  10. Happy Birthday :) I am exactly 2 months older than

    Hope the kiddos have a great first day of school :)

  11. Happy Birthday Sandra!

    I hope you have a great day and year!


  12. I just visited 'my home sanctuary' and just love this meme idea.
    HaPpY BiRtHdAy!!! you young thang ;-) wow 35 I was still waiting to be a mom. Had my only son at the age of 36...he is 16 now. What a ride!
    Come by and visit after the kids head off...

  13. Happy Birthday Sandra!
    So I'm back. It's been a while but I'm happy to be back.

    Great list for HHMonday. I agree with your lesson, simple yet so hard to do.
    Have a great day!!

  14. Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day.

  15. Happy Birthday!!

  16. Happy birthday Sandra! Hope you have a great day!

  17. I absolutely love waking up early...doesn't always happen...but I love it when it does! :)

    Happy Monday and hope you have a fabulous birthday! :)

  18. Happy Birthday Sandra.

  19. Happy Birthday Hope your day is filled with many Blessing. Will be doing my HHM alittle later have to finish laundry. FunFun lol

  20. Happy Birthday! Mine was Friday and I'd like to be able to say we are only a couple days apart. In reality, I've got a couple of years on ya. :-)

    May your day be filled with many good things to celebrate!

  21. I've been away from the computer for most of the summer. happy to reunite with my reader today and i LOVE this. I will def. join in next monday!

  22. Happy Birthday! Hope You have a good day!

  23. Happy Birthday!!

  24. Anonymous2:10 PM

    Happy Happy Birthday!!!

  25. Happy birthday!!

    Hope you are having a lovely day too. :)

  26. Happy Birthday, Sandra!

  27. A Really, Truly, Extremely Happy Birthday to you, Sandra! May your year be full of joys and wonderful simple pleasures. I enjoy your blog so very much and read every day. Best wishes to you and the kiddos as they begin the new school year, and to your hubby as he takes care of his family.

    Love and hugs from Mississippi.

  28. I don't have time to read blogs right now but as I remembered it was your birthday, I came here just to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY. MAy God bless you always. Though I've never met you in person, I know you are a wonderful woman. All the best for you.

  29. May you have a wonderful Day! God has blessed you with more thn you know and I hope he gives you a rainbow somewhere today so you can see his beauty in all creation!

    Happy Birthday!

    Steve at Gotta Have Faith

  30. Anonymous5:52 PM

    Have a happy birthday! Here is a gift for you! A new project!

    Have a great day!


  31. Happy Birthday Sandra! Hope you've had a wonderful day!

  32. Sandra,Happy far as I am concerned compaired to me you are a spring chicken,@35.Big birthday hug.

  33. Have a marvelous birthday!! May there be some special treats and many hugs in the day.

  34. Happy Birthday Sandra! Hope you had an extra special day.

  35. Happy Birthday!!! Hope it was a great day for you & your kids too!

  36. Sandra!

    Happy Birthday to You,
    Happy Birthday to You,
    Happy Birthday dear Sandra,
    Happy Birthday to you!

    Wishing you 35+ more years of birthday blessings and happiness.

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

  37. Happy birthday, Sandra! Today is my daddy's birthday as well.

  38. hope you had a wonderful birthday!

  39. Looks like you joined the GH viewing just in time. J&S are hot right now!

    Hope that you had a wonderful birthday!

  40. Happy Birthday Sandra. Your day combined with the photo looks very relaxing. Enjoy!

  41. WOW ! Happy Birthday Sandra!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Ah, yes, I remember 35. (I think I do, anyway!)

  42. Happy birthday!

    Hope you had a great day!!

  43. Happy Birthday Sandra !! Hope you have a fabulous day full of lots of celebration !!


  45. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!Thanks for sharing your day and hosting this event each week.


  46. I am so late on this--sheesh--but happy birthday (at least in my neck of the woods its still your bday for another hour LOL)

    I love the pic of your hubby fixing the car that is awesome praise God for such a blessing as car repairs can be a huge expense

  47. Happy Birthday, Sandra!! I hope you had a wonderful day!

  48. Happy Belated Birthday! Hope you had a magnificent day and that your year is blessed!

  49. 35 huh?? your just a baby compared to me.. Happy Birthday, love your posts.

  50. I'm late on the birthday wishes...hope you enjoyed your day.


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