Happy Homemaker Monday

Good morning, or almost afternoon.  I've been so busy today.  I got Ben up, dressed, fed, and took him to school. Upon waking up two little girls in my house had wet their beds and I already had laundry in the washer and dryer.  Needless to say, I've been a laundry fool today, but I'm almost done until tonight and all the beds but Rylie's are made now.

As I look outside my window:::
It's a dark and gloomy day, but the rest of the week looks beautiful.

Right now I am::: 
Sitting on the couch with my feet up, eating crackers and cheese.  I love the Ritz garden veggie crackers and with little slices of aged cheddar cheese on top, they are so delicious!

Thinking and pondering:::
Our future and what it holds for us.

On my bedside table:::
Break Out by Joel Osteen
Summer Days by Lisa Jackson
The Family Beach House by Holly Chamberlin
My rosery
The tv and cable remotes

On my tv this week:::
The Voice
The Real Housewives of Orange County
16 and Pregnant
The Little Couple
19 Kids and counting
Chicago Fire
True Tori
Million Dollar Listing New York
Law & Order: SVU
Chicago PD
Grey's Anatomy

The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Call the Midwife
Game of Thrones
Quints By Surprise

Listening to:::
Scotland's swing as it glides back and forth and Sydney's tv show on her iPad

On the menu for this week:::
Monday - Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and broccoli salad
Tuesday - Shredded BBQ chicken sandwiches 
Wednesday - Mustard herb pork chops
Thursday - Spaghetti
Friday - 
Saturday - 
Sunday -  
On my to do list:::

Make Rylie's bed
Sweep and Steam mop the kitchen

Happening this week:::
Monday - 
Tuesday - Sydney's field trip, Sydney- dance, Ben- soccer, Shawn going to baseball game
Wednesday - 
Thursday -  Sydney's last day of school and her preschool picnic, Shawn- softball
Friday - Shawn and Sydney have daddy daughter dance class

What I am creating:::

I haven't been working on anything but I really want to finish up my blanket.

My simple pleasure:::
Checking things off of my to do list.  I'm not easily motivated, but once I start getting things done from my to do list, I have a hard time stopping.

Homemaking tips::: 
It's the hardest thing for me to do, but I have to make myself.  Keep up on the house!  It never gets bad if you keep up on it.

Looking around the house:::
There are a couple dishes in the sink to be washed.  There is a load of laundry in the dryer (mostly just Rylie's bedding) and Rylie's bed needs to be made but other than that the house is pretty clean.  Scotland is asleep in her swing, Rylie (who isn't feeling good) is sleeping on the love seat, and Sydney is laying in the big chair watching Adventure Time on her iPad.

From the camera:::
Yesterday, Shawn took the kids and I on a wonderful drive in the country, which is one of my favorite things to do.

Prayer List:::
My mother-in-law and her sister Kathy as they take care of their sister who is very sick and in hospice.

Bible verse, Devotional:::
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. ~ Mark 12:30


Visiting via Diary of a Stay at Home Mom! Enjoyed my visit:) Have a great week!
Sandra said…
Laundry is just never ending, no matter how hard we try to stay on top of it. lol

Love the photo of the horses, just stunning :)

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