Monday, May 1, 2017

Happy May! Happy Homemaker Monday

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

The weather:::  Cold and dreary today!  It's going to thunderstorm too.  Hoping for a nice stormy evening to read! 

On my reading pile:::  Still with Gone with the Wind.  About 2/3 of the way through.  A few more weeks there.  I read a couple of books and now I am back to Kristen Hannah's "Firefly Lane".  Next up is probably The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivaid. 

Movies or Shows I watched this weekend:::
Bingeing Heartland on Netflix - started season 4
TONS of YouTube videos 

On my TV:::
I'd like to watch a movie with my girls tonight, still not sure which one 
Need to catch up on: 
Empire, Grey's Anatomy, Chicago Fire, Code Black, Walking Dead, Ghost Adventures, Dead Files

On the menu for this week:::
MONDAY: Crunchy fish tacos and cucumber salad 
TUESDAY: Whole wheat rotini with meatballs and marinara, broccoli & carrots  
WEDNESDAY: Having dinner at a friend's house with my girls
THURSDAY: Chicken fajitas on corn tortillas 
FRIDAY: Rotisserie chicken & sides (grocery shopping day) 
SATURDAY: Homemade pizzas on flatbread for me, on French bread for the girls 
SUNDAY: Dinner with family - hoping for a bbq 

BREAKFASTS:  I meal prepped a breakfast casserole (eggs, turkey bacon, spinach, diced potatoes, and topped with Havarti cheese)  and a few servings of oatmeal. 

LUNCHES: I meal prepped chicken "nuggets"  (chicken breast with panko crumbs) pulled pork, bulgur, roasted potatoes, veggies, fish, meatballs, etc. to mix and match 

On my to-do list for today (Sunday):::
Put folded laundry away
Update planners for the week
A few dishes to wash
Sweep living room 
Dollar Tree
Gas in car
Dad's for dinner 

What I am crafting or creating::: I am working on a new book.  I started one, several months ago and ended up filing it; however, I started a new one last week and I am in the research stage right now.  

Also always working on my planners and War Binder! 

Happening this week:::

MONDAY:  Gym, work, *homeschool 
TUESDAY:  Work, Cardio Drumming with Emme 
WEDNESDAY:  Gym, work, dinner at a friend's with my girls 
THURSDAY:  Gym, work, homeschool 
FRIDAY:  Work, grocery shopping with Emme, walk in woods with the girls 
SATURDAY:  Yard work, menu prep, update planners, laundry
SUNDAY:  Yard work, cleaning, lesson plan

*Emme is 17 and mostly an independent learner at this point.  In the evenings and on the weekends I go over all of her work with her, answer any questions she may have, and fill in where things may have been lacking.  During the weekends we do more in-depth learning together.  From kindergarten until 7th grade I was able to be at home with her* 

1 comment:

  1. Crunchy fish tacos ....YUM! and yay for you tube videos!!!


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