Monday, February 14, 2011

Menu Plan Monday

Sunday: Breakfast for Dinner - bacon, eggs, and hashbrowns

Monday: Crockpot Night - White Chicken Chili

Tuesday: MOPS night - taking pumpkin pies

Wednesday: Spaghetti, salad, artisan bread

Thursday: Marinated skirt steak, baked sweet potatoes, Broccoli

Friday: Family Night - homemade calzones & a movie

Saturday: Horseshoes! Having friends over and teaching them how to make the Illinois' traditional horseshoe sandwich

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Snow Day Play





~chicken & dumplings~

~hot tea + good reads~

~skype with grandparents~

~snow cream and brownies~

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Simple Woman's Daybook

For Today: February 1st, 2011

::Outside my the Blizzard of 2011. Literally. It is coming down so thick and fast, we can hardly see the houses across the street. Getting about 2 inches per hour. They are predicting 18 or 20. We're already at 10.

::I am I wish I could have a "snow day" and curl up with a book or a movie. Be lazy for a day. A whole day! Sometimes the life of a stay-at-home mom is frustrating.

::I am thankful beautiful little children. And that God has big plans for their lives!

:From the learning rooms...learning about dictionaries, snow crystals, engineering, and a baking class this afternoon.

::From the kitchen...Ashleigh is helping try a new recipe for Fudgy Chewy Cakey Brownies.

::I am wearing...polar fleece jamma pants with a layer of long-sleeved and short sleeved tshirts.

::I am creating...

::I am fix some dumplings to dump in the pot of chicken that's boiling.

::I am reading...The Reluctant Entertainer

::I am hoping...we don't get any more ice and lose electricity.

::I am chattering while they eat their peanut butter & banana sandwiches.

::Around the house...two kids napping, one finishing her lessons; a fresh-made bucket of laundry soap cooling in the kitchen.

::One of my favorite bubble baths.

::A few plans for the rest of the week: shoveling out from under 16 in of snow, staying in and doing lessons, games, baking.

:: Picture thought I am sharing...


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