Sunday, April 2, 2017

Happy Homemaker Monday April 3rd, 2017


Welcome to this week's Happy Homemaker Monday.  I am linking up with Sandra at Diary of a SAHM.  

Happy April!  It's my favorite month of the year - it could be due to the fact it's my birthday month.  I did do HHM last week, but I forgot to link up!  

The weather:::  We had a very pretty weekend, near 60 and sunny.  However, this week is going to be very typical for the Detroit area in the spring - rain, rain, rain! 

On my reading pile:::  I just finished reading two cute, mail-order bride books. When I'm sort of reading slowly and need a diversion, I generally fall back on that type of book.  What's next?  I'm starting Pricilla Shirer's "Life Interrupted" 

also going to try the Appomattox Saga 



Movies or Shows I watched this weekend::: Still binge-watching Dance Moms.  I did catch up on Grey's Anatomy and Chicago Fire. 

On my TV:::
More Dance Moms (I need to finish!) 
Going to catch up on my favorite YouTube vlogs 
Empire

On the menu for this week:::
MONDAY:  Irish chicken, cabbage, and potatoes (did not make last week) 
TUESDAY:  Beef Stroganoff with steamed vegetables 
WEDNESDAY:  Out 

SATURDAY: Family dinner at my dad's 
SUNDAY: Breaded pork chops, baked potatoes, green beans 

On my to do list:::
Work
Homeschool 
Clean out car
Bible study 


What I am crafting or creating:::  Still working in my planners 





Happening this week:::
Work
Homeschool
Bible study in my War Binder 

Looking around the house:::

I got a lot done over the weekend, but the house needs a HUGE spring clean!  

From the camera::: A corner of one of my bookshelves.  



What I'm wearing today:::
I'm doing this Sunday night - so I'm in my pj's! 


One of my simple pleasures:::
Decorating my planners with washi tape, colored pens, and stickers!  It's an addiction. 


Bible verse, Devotional::: 


10 comments:

  1. Hope you have an amazing week ! I love your planner it looks so pretty ! I seriously need to do that to help me stay organized lol! I took have read the mail order brides series I love it !blessings my friend

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    1. I've been reading mail-order bride books for a few years now. I just love them. My planner(s) do really help with organization, planning, Bible studies, etc. Love them!

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  2. Love the look of your bookshelf. Makes me want to browse! Your planner pages are really cute. Hope you have a wonderful week!

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    1. Thank you. I mostly read my Kindle, but always keep one "real" book going as well. I love the look, the feel, the smell. The shelf is actually my late grandmother's armoire :)

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  3. Oh Planner pages & bookshelves I could look at them all day. hope you have a great week!

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    1. Two of my favorite things!!! Books forever - planners for about 1-1/2 years! :)

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  4. Life Interrupted looks interesting! Love the first planner spread!! Hope you have a great week!!

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    1. I didn't end up starting Life Interrupted - because life interrupted! hahaha Seriously. Thanks about the planner - it is my stress control!

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  5. That cilantro lime shrimp looks amazing! I need somebody to come to my house and teach me to cook lol. I think its raining everywhere this week! Have a blessed week!!!

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    1. It was really amazing. I'll definitely be making it again!

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