Monday, January 13, 2020

{ Happy Homemaker Monday - 01/03/2020 }

Good morning everyone, hope you've had a good weekend.  Mine was good, although I have a sick husband.  He doesn't get sick very often but when he does, it hits him pretty hard.

I am hoping the sickness stops at him and doesn't spread through the household, so there's lots of hand washing, hand sanitizing and so on.

All the reporting about the flu this year, makes me a bit uncomfortable, so praying it doesn't hit us like it did two years ago.

I wish you all a very good week ahead, let's remember that every day is a blank slate, a fresh start, and go into this week with an open heart and soul. 

♥♥The Weather♥♥
Very chilly the past few days, and we did see a tiny bit of snow.  The mornings are very cold here, but by the afternoon it usually warms up to the 60s and even 70s.  We have quite a warm week ahead, save for one day, and looks like some rain coming our way too, which always makes me happy. 

Monday - Partly cloudy and windy, 65
Tuesday - Mostly Sunny, 68
Wednesday - Mostly cloudy, 67
Thursday - Showers, 49
Friday - Rain, 67
Saturday - Sunny, 54
Sunday - Mostly cloudy, 50

♥♥How I am feeling this morning♥♥
Cold, but otherwise well.  I did hit my left hip on a door knob yesterday and it's hurting something fierce.  I swear at times I can be quite clumsy.

♥♥On my mind♥♥
The week ahead.  Jasmine is not working a lot this week so I intend to make full use of it, get some good homemaking in, finish all the painting in my kitchen, do some DIY's and continue blogging. 

♥♥On the breakfast plate♥♥
I've had a cup of coffee with Vanilla Creamer.  I usually have a cup with my husband, around 5:30 AM, and I'll eat breakfast around 8.  I think today, I'll have another cup of coffee and some cheesy toast. 

♥♥On my reading pile♥♥
A Sister's Courage by Molly Green.

♥♥On my tv♥♥
I have managed to catch up on all my shows, this past week.  Most of them I only had either the last season, or a couple episodes left to finish.

The Spanish Queen
Catherine the Great

This week I'll be watching:
Jamestown - The last season
The Last Kingdom

♥♥On the menu this week♥♥

Monday - Pepperoni Penne Carbonara, Homemade Olive Garden Breadsticks, Salad
Tuesday - Corn Bread topped Sausage Pie, Mixed Veggies
Wednesday - Ham and Noodle Bake,Salad
Thursday -  Arroz a Valenciana (Portuguese Paella Rice)
Friday - Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed potatoes, Gravy
Saturday - Feijoada (Portuguese Bean Stew), Rice
Sunday - Sausage Florentine Potpie, Salad

♥♥From the camera♥♥
I'm often asked what kind of style I want my house to be in, is there a theme, what do I like?  I don't have a particular theme, other than I love a simple house with simple decorations, but I guess if I had to pick and give it a name, it would have to be country/primitive/farmhouse/rustic.  All in one.

With that it means that I love simple decorations that remind of the old days, so a dried orange garland and some hand dipped candles, are right up my alley. 

♥♥Looking around the house♥♥
It is early morning, the sun is just starting to rise so it's quite dark in the house.  Through the bedroom windows, I can see the fog rolling in through the fields.  It is absolutely beautiful! 

♥♥Chore I'm not looking forward to today, or this week♥♥
I would have to say finishing the painting in the kitchen.  Much as I like painting, I am quite over it hahaha 

♥♥To relax this week, I will♥♥
Read, crochet, gather ideas for decorating the house. 

♥♥On my prayer list♥♥
Going to leave this one here, because I think it is imperative that we gather together, no matter what affiliation, to pray for our country and our President.
My husband is sick with a bad cold, pray for his quick recovery.

♥♥Devotional/Bible Verse♥♥
I have a new bible and devotional arriving today, and I am sooooooooo excited to show you.  I hope to start sharing the devotionals with you all, from next week. 


threesidesofcrazy said...

I sure hope Curt gets well soon and doesn't share his flu with the rest of you. It's been going around here too and I have been avoiding people as much as possible! I LOVE your description of your style LOL I always call it Farmhouse Rustic. Have a wonderful week and I hope your hip is better soon too.

Rebecca Knox said...

Am joining you in prayer over our president, our nation, and your husband. Your menus look great and I love the photo of the dried orange garland and hand-dipped candles. Simple, yet beautiful and oh! So homey! (I like that primitive/rustic look too!) Am praying health and healing over your dh right now. Blessings for a great week ahead!

Jodi said...

I hope he feels better soon, and that it doesn't get any of you! Being sick is just no fun! Have a great week!

Jean said...

Hope your husband makes a speedy recovery and the rest of you stay healthy. All the news of the flu is quite scary. Lots of stuff going around, I think. They pulled me into the kitchen at work on Friday as the cook was sick (and clearly, shouldn't have been in there cooking for a group!). Sounds like you have a wonderful style! Hope you have a happy, healthy week ahead!

Shellie Almond said...

I am so sorry to hear your hubby has been so sick! I pray he begins to feel much better soon and that no one else eyes sick! I to love love country primitive decor! I think it makes a home feel so cozy and welcoming! There is something about a home that makes you feel like you have stepped back a few generations into simpler times! I pray you stay well and have a blessed week!

Jenny said...

I got sick this weekend too. I hope your husband feels better soon! And sorry about your hip. I've hurt mine the very same way, so I feel your pain. I like the style of your home from what I see in pictures. I don't know what category it would fall in but it looks comfortable and pretty. Enjoy the rest of your week!

Luludou said...

Hope the germs don't invade your house and that your husband feels better soon too. I'm with you on the rustic / primitive /homemade decoration theme. It looks so good. Have a great week

carrie@northwoods scrapbook said...

Hello Dearest! I've missed blogland and happy to be back.
Prayers for your Hubby to kick the crud soon! It is scary all of flu reports. Ugh! I love the cozy pic and your style. And love following your progression on the changes of your home. The kitchen turned out gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your life and hosting here. I think 2020 is going to be bright and beautiful. 😊 🌟 Blessings on your week. xoxo

Carol said...

I pray that your husband feels better soon. I am sure your kitchen will be beautiful when you are finished. Thanks for hosting this link up party!