Thursday, January 31, 2013

It's Okay Thursday

Hi Lovelies! 

It's time for It's Okay Thursday with Neely. I can't believe that it is the last day of January and that my birthday only a week away!!! I have one more week left in my 30s, so I had better enjoy it!!






It's Okay....

to still get butterflies in tummy when Husby looks me. I love that man!!!

It's Okay...

to be almost 40 and still miss my mom (she would have been 60 tomorrow)

It's Okay....

to smile through the tears

It's Okay...

to just enjoy going to the mall to look around (and not actually buy anything)

It's Okay....

that I have four loads of laundry sitting in baskets waiting to be put away. Hopefully it will get done tonight

~Angie


Wednesday, January 30, 2013

I'm in Party Planning Mode

Hi Lovelies! Happy Wednesday! Today, I'm in party planning mode for our superbowl party and my birthday party. I'm so excited for both. I have been searching the internets, mainly pinterest, to find the perfect cherry limeade recipe and I think I have found it. I can't wait to make it.

Here is the recipe:

Sonic Cherry Limeaid



12 oz (or 1 can) Sprite, 
3 lime wedges, 
1/4 cup cherry juice (Libby's Juicy Juice is best). 

Fill a 16 oz glass with 2/3 ice. Pour Sprite over ice. Add 3 lime wedges. Add cherry juice & serve with straw. Makes a 16 oz drink.

I can't find the correct link, but I did find it on pinterest. 

Here are the menus that I am planning for both parties:

Superbowl Party Menu:

Hoagies
Chips and dip
Veggie tray
Cheesecake
Cherry Limeaids

Birthday Party Menu:

Shredded beef/BBQ beef sandwiches
Potato salad
Veggie Tray
Ice Cream Floats
Birthday cake with a picture of the cast from the breakfast club on it

 This is pic I would like to use.

I can't wait for these two parties! I have tons of cleaning to do before both parties and with Husby's help I know I can get it done.

Take care Lovelies! Enjoy your Wednesday!

~Angie 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Tasty Tuesday- Lasanga Roll Ups

Hi Lovlies!

I have been in a rut with my weekly menu plan for some time now. I tend to make the same things week in and week out, for example, Tuesday have been for taco, Saturdays for roast, and Sundays for beans and cornbread. Well, Husby told me this past weekend that he is tired of the menu and that I need to mix it up a little. So I decided to turn to the internets and search for some new recipes. The first place I decided to look was Kraftfoods.com and found the recipe below. I plan to make this sometime this week. I need to make a grocery run soon to get the ingredients. Hopefully this will be our meal for Friday night. I will take pics and post a review of it this weekend.

I plan to make a few modifications to the recipe so Husby can eat it (he can't have tomato sauce). I plan to substitute chicken and a white sauce with cream cheese and the spices that Husby can eat. Here is the recipe from Kraftfoods.com. Enjoy Lovelies!


Pic via Kraftrecipes.com
16 lasagna noodles

1lb.  lean ground beef

1 large  onion, chopped

1 jar  (24 oz.) spaghetti sauce, divided

1 cup  KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend

1 cup  water

1/2 cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Make It

HEAT oven to 375ºF.
COOK lasagna noodles as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown meat with onions in large skillet; drain. Return to skillet. Stir in 1 cup spaghetti sauce and shredded cheese. Mix remaining spaghetti sauce and 1 cup water; spread 1 cup onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish.
DRAIN noodles. Spread each with 1/4 cup meat mixture; roll up. Place, seam-sides down, over sauce in dish. Top with remaining sauce and Parmesan; cover.
BAKE 50 min. to 1 hour or until heated through, uncovering for the last 10 min. 


~Angie 

Monday, January 28, 2013

Happy Homemaker Monday

Hi Lovlies! 
It's 11pm and I just now have the time to write this post. Today has been a busy day spent cleaning the house and catching up on the laundry. I really should be studying right now but I would rather be doing this then reading about human sexuality.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Happy Homemaker Monday. So grab your drink of choice and enjoy!


The weather:
The high was 77 today so we ventures outside and played with cars and trains, but tomorrow it's supposed to rain.
 

Right now I am:
I'm watching re-runs of Friends and working on this post

Thinking:
That I have the most awesome Husband in the world!

On my reading pile:
 I am still  reading Beaches. So I'm enjoying it.

 Beaches

On my TV:
I'm about to start the PBS series "Downton Abbey" on Netflix.I'm still trying to find the time to watch this.

On the menu this week:
I'm still planning the menu for this week. I'll update it tomorrow!
Monday- Nachos (the Little's request)
Tuesday- Leftovers (Sunday and Monday)
Wednesday-
Thursday-
Friday-  
Saturday-
Sunday-
On my to do list:
Laundry
Vacuum
Clean the bathrooms
Clean the bedrooms
What I am creating:
I'm still working on the blankets and bracelets. I hope to open my online store very soon!




 Homemaking Tips:

I cannot think of any right now!
Looking around the house:
My house is clean!!!!
 From the Camera:
On my prayer list:
My husband as he begins his studies for his Master's Degree in Computer Science
Bible verse/devotional: 
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. (ESV) 
 Psalm 128:3
~Angie

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Sunday Social

Hi Lovelies! 

Happy Sunday! It's time for Sunday Social with Neely. 


 Here are this weeks questions:

What is your ideal way to relax?

On the couch, snuggling under a warm blanket, reading a good book

Where is your favorite place to be?

At home with my hubby and daughter

Who do you consider your biggest role model?

I never know how to respond to this particular question because I can never pinpoint just one person.

What does your life look like in 3 years?

I hope to have added to our family and to have my master's degree by then.

If you could go back and change one decision, what would it be?

I don't think I would change anything. Because of the decisions that I have made life, I wouldn't have what I have today.

What is your big accomplishment in life thus far?

My daughter!

Have a wonderful Sunday!

~Angie

Friday, January 25, 2013

I love the 80s

I love the 80s. I have always called myself a child of the 80s because I love the music, the movies, the tv shows, and the fashion. So here are my top 10 things from the 80s. 

The TV shows: 

The shows were the best. It seemed that all family problems were solved in 30 minutes or less. I wish it was like that in real life.









The Music:

What can I say. It was the best, especially the "hair bands".









And don't forget "bubble gum pop" from artists like Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, and Madonna.









The Movies:

They don't make movies like these anymore. I loved all of the movies. From the Lost Boys to Pretty in Pink and all the others in between. Who could forget Jake Ryan or The Coreys.










The Toys:

Who could forget the toys!!! They were the best!! I loved Cabbage patch kids and the care bears. Seriously the 80s had the best toys ever!!!









The Sayings:







So there you have it, why I live the 80s. It was one of the best times of my life.

~Angie

Thursday, January 24, 2013

It's Okay Thursday

Hi Lovelies! 

Happy Thursday! Just one more day until the weekend and 15 days until my birthday! I thought I would link up with Neely for It's OK Thursday. So here we go:

  
It's Okay:

that I'm excited for my birthday. It's the B-I-G 4-0. I'm going to enjoy it.

that I'm planning an 80s themed party for just the 3 of us and a few close friends.

to enjoy naptime

to be excited about my Maybooks weekly menu planner and diet and exercise journal! I can't wait to see how they turned out. 

to just want to sleep all day long.

to wish you had more time to read

to already have the Little's 3rd birhday part pretty much planned two months early

to be working on a study schedule for my next class and hope that I can stick to it.

to miss my mom as her birthday gets closer.

What are you Okay with this Thursday?

~Angie

School Stuff

Hi Lovelies!

Sorry for the blogging absence. I have been in study mode for the last two days. Well, I finally finished the class about thirty minutes ago. I can finally breathe a sigh of relief now that the class is over! This is the class that I have been studying for the last 8 weeks:




Now, I'm going to starting this class later today:




Wow, let me just say that I don't need pictures to illustrate the concepts in the book!!! I mean Boy Howdy the pics are very detailed if you get my meaning ;)

Anyway, I think I will do okay in the class, even though I have 4 papers in the class and the class is only 8 weeks long. I'm going to be putting together a study schedule for the class later today!

I'll be back later today with another post for you later!

Talk to ya'll later!!!

~Angie

Monday, January 21, 2013

Happy Homemaker Monday

Hi Lovelies! 

It's Monday again. I have so much to do today.... general housework, laundry, studying for my final and working on a study schedule for my next class that starts Thursday.We had a nice relaxing weekend with most of it spent outside enjoying the gorgeous weather.

Anyway, I'm linking up with Sandy from Dairy of a Stay at Home Mom for Happy Homemaker Monday. 



The weather:

The high is supposed to be 46 so we might venture outside for a few minutes, but tomorrow it will be in the 60s!
 

Right now I am:

I'm watching reruns of Reba while the Little is taking her nap and working on this post.

Thinking:

That I should be studying for my final and making my study schedule for my next class.

On my reading pile:

 I am still  reading Beaches. So I'm enjoying it.
 Beaches

On my TV:

I'm about to start the PBS series "Downton Abbey" on Netflix. I haven't stared watching it yest because our modem went out and we have to share the internet connection right now. So, hopefully I can start watching it Thursday.


On the menu this week:

Monday- Leftovers (refried beans (hubby) and chilli for me)
Tuesday- Chicken fried steak, mashed patatoes, corn
Wednesday- Pizza and breadsticks
Thursday- Mini chicken Parmesan bites and salad
Friday- Mini lasagna bites and salad
Saturday- Beef stew and cornbread
Sunday- Tacos, chips, and salsa

On my to do list:

Laundry
Vacuum
Clean the bathrooms
Clean the bedrooms

What I am creating:

I'm still working on the blankets and bracelets.





 Homemaking Tips:

I cannot think of any right now!

Looking around the house:

There a just a few of the Little's toys scattered around the living room.

 From the Camera:





On my prayer list:

My husband as he begins his studies for his Master's Degree in Computer Science

Bible verse/devotional: 

She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.  She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.  She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.
Proverbs 31:15-17

~Angie

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Sunday Social

Hi Lovelies!

 Happy Sunday Social Day! I still have my final to take and two more discussion questions to answer which are due on Wednesday and then this class will be over. Then my next class starts next Thursday! So I thought I would take a break from studying to answer this week's questions and link up with Neely!



On to the this week's questions:

Top 3 Favorite Kinds of Food

Pizza



Philly Cheese steak sandwiches



Chocolate Chip Cookies Dough Ice Cream



 
First 3 Things you do in the morning

Check on the little
Tinkle
Brush my teeth

Last 3 Things you do at night

Same as the morning!
 
3 TV shows you NEVER miss

How I Met Your Mother


American Idol (in the Spring)


Big Bang Theory

 

3 Places you want to visit

Disney World- Florida

 

Sea World- Florida


Silver Dollar City- Branson Missouri


3 People you can always count on 

It's going to be hard to name three people I can count on because there just aren't many that I can. I can always count on my husband.

I can always count on some pretty amazing ladies that I have met on a message board while I was pregnant. I know I can always go to them and they will always listen and give some wonderful advice.  

There you have it Lovelies!!! Grab the button and link up and have fun with the questions!!

~Angie

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Angie's A-Z

Hi Lovelies!

Just a fun little survey all about me!

Age- I'll be turning 40 in a couple of weeks! I can honestly say that I'm going to embrace and not be depressed about it. After all age is only a number!

Bed size- Queen

Chore you hate- I hate, hate, hate laundry! It just seems to multiply.

Dogs- No dogs right now. One day when "A" is older we will get her one.

Essential start to your day- Kisses and hugs from my little.

Favorite color- Purple

God or silver- Silver because gold breaks me out.

Height- 4'10". I wish I was least 5 feet tall!! By the time I'm 80 I'll be 2 feet tall. Not looking forward to that at all!

Instruments you play- Sadly, I don't play an instrument. But if I did, it would have to be the piano.

Job Title- Stay at Home Mom, Domestic Goddess

Kids- We have one beautiful, energetic 2 year old girl

Live- Where do I reside? I live in Oklahoma. I have lived here my entire life.

Married- I am married to the most amazing man in the world. I have put him through alot over the years and it still amazes me that he had stuck around.

Nicknames- Honey

Overnight hospital stays- The only over night hospital stay was when I had a c section.

Pet peeve- People who pop their gum. It drives me insane!

Quote- 



Righty of lefty- Righty

Siblings- One brother and two sisters

Time you wake up- Between 6am and 7am. My daugther is my alarm clock

Univeristy attended- Cameron University for my BS and Grand Canyon University for my MS. Both degrees are in psychology

Veggies you dislike- Brussle sprouts. Yucky! Remind me to tell you my brussle sprouts story some time.

What makes you run late- My husband. He is always late!

X-rays you've had- One my wrist, I fell when I was roller skating a long time ago.

Yumm food- Pizza!

Zoo favorite animal- I love to watch the monkeys

Have a wonderful weekend! 

~Angie