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Monday, February 16, 2009

Happy Homemaker Monday



On my bedside table:

All Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

On my TV:

Nothing

On the menu for tonight:
Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

On my To Do list:

Exercise

Clean out my spice cabinent

Clean up my sun room

New Recipe I tried last week:

I tried this yummy recipe called Apricot Pork Chops! The kids loved it! I'm definetly going to make this again!

In the craft basket:

I'm going to work on knitting Landon's Kindergarten teacher a hat for her new baby! I'm working on creating more felt food items for Leah to play with.

Looking forward to:

Picking up my Girl Scout cookie order this afternoon!

Homemaking Tip for this week:

I discovered it really isn't to hard to make your own landurary detergent.

Favorite Blog Post of the week (mine or other):

I just love this post. She makes the cutest stuff from hand, check it outYarni Agras!

Favorite photo from last week:


Spring is almost here!
Lesson learned the past few days:

The most important things in life don't cost money! It's really important not to get caught up with wanting to buy things. Everything I need is in my arms reach. My family, children, and my hubby. Living within my means does make us a stronger and happier family. We don't have to worry about paying our bills. We are currently debt free and lov'in it!

On my Prayer List:

Families from church suffering from recent layoffs.
Devotionals, Scripture Reading, Key Verses Key Verse:

Matthew 5:14-6
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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2 comments:

banananutmeg said...

I love your happy homemaker posts. I love the Green Works household cleaner. It is a little more expensive than some of the other cleaners, but I also love the way it smells...like Lime, not gross like some of the harsh chemical cleaners do. If you want to still read my blog after I go private all you have to do is accept the invite when I email it to you. You will have to click on the new address to check it though, because it won't update automatically. As long as you're signed in to your blog, you'll be able to click on mine and read it. I'll probably keep it private until the baby is a few months old, then think about taking it public again.

lara said...

It's okay. I don't do private blogs. I will check our blog again when you go public.