Wednesday, November 30, 2016

What's Up Wednesday

Hi Lovelies!! Here's what I'm up to this Wednesday

What I'm eating this week:  I have a meal plan full of slow cooker meals that include roast with potatoes and carrots, beans and ham, beef stew, and chicken noodle soup.

What I'm working on this week: I'm still working on planner bands, planner clips, and planner inserts. I hope to have these listed soon in my shop.

What I'm watching/reading: Right now I am watching Gilmore Girls: A year in the life, Gilmore Girls (yes, again).



What I'm listening to: Dan Carvey's stand up.

What I'm loving: Everything Fall!! Bring on the sweaters and hot chocolate and football (GO COWBOYS!!)





What are you up to this Wednesday?





Monday, November 28, 2016

Meal Plan Monday 11/28/2016

Hi Lovelies!

Here is this week's menu!

Enjoy!! 



Monday- leftovers from dinner and grilled cheese for the others
Tuesday- roast, potatoes, carrots
Wednesday- beans, cornbread (dinner) burritos (supper)
Thursday- Beef stew, homemade bread
Friday- beans, fried potatoes, cornbread (dinner) leftovers (supper)
Saturday- Pizza, breadsticks, salad
Sunday- Beans (lunch) Burritos/Frito Pies (Dinner)

Now to plan next week's menu!

Have a great night!

XOXO

Angie

Happy Homemaker Monday- 11/28/2016

Hi Lovelies and Hello Monday! 

It's Monday (it comes around way to fast), so that means it's time for a Happy Homemaker Monday link up! I am linking up with Sandra from Diary of a Stay at home Mom. So, put your feet up, grab your favorite drink, and let's get this party started!!


As I look outside my window:

Since I am writing this post at 11pm, it's dark and cold outside. And it's only going to get colder.

On my bedside table:

Nothing since I don't have a bedside table.

On my TV:

Just the usual, Gilmore Girls, Friends, and How I Met Your Mother. And now I am watching the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. I just finished Winter and I have an about half way through Spring.



Thinking and pondering:

Still thing about opening a second etsy shop and wondering how I am going to do it. Working on the newspaper with the Husband and working on articles for the paper. I am also thinking about selling cookies and cheesecakes as well.

Listening to:

The TV (watching In Time on FXM)

Favorite Youtube video last week:

Cleaning videos, morning routine and evening routine videos, and plan with me videos.

On the menu this week:

Monday-  leftovers from lunch for me and Grilled cheese for the others
Tuesday- roast, potatoes, carrots
Wednesday- Beans, cornbread (dinner), burritos (supper)
Thursday- Beef Stew, homemade bread
Friday- Beans, fried potatoes, cornbread (dinner), burritos or frito pies (supper)
Saturday- 
Sunday-

On my To do list:

Housework
Laundry
Setting up this week in my planner
Working on our newspaper

Looking forward to:

Decorating the house for Christmas this week.

What I plan on doing for myself this week:

Reading, reading, and more reading.

Devotionals, scripture reading, and key verses:


I know it does not fit the context of the question, but since I have been watching Gilmore Girls for the last few weeks I thought it was appropriate. Also, it's one of my favorite quotes from the show

Have a nice Monday Lovelies!!

Angie




Monday, November 21, 2016

November Intentions and a Recap of October

I have been writing my monthly goals down for a while now because I want to focus on what is important. Many of the things that i have listed are daily habits that I am seeking to maintain or grow in. The goal is not obtain perfection, but to make steady progress.

Recap of goals in October:

1.  Organize the kid's closets
2.  Create office space in the corner of the family room
3.  Book at least 3 Facebook parties for Jamberry
4.  Begin a new (slightly scary) venture with the Husby
5.  Make at least 2 freezer meals a week
6.  Read 2 books
7.  Blog at least 3 times per week
8.  Menu plan consistently
9.  Use my planner consistently (my days would be less hectic if I would do this)
10. Eat more fruits and veggies

As you can see I accomplished half of the goals that I set for myself last month.

Top three things I was grateful for in October:

1.  spending time with my family
2.  creating office space so that the husband and I have a place to work
3.  being able to work from home with the husband

November Intentions:

These will be broken up into five categories; spritiual goals, personal goals, household goals, writing and blogging goals, and work goals.

Spiritual goals:

1.  daily bible study using the bible.com website
2.  pray for my husband, children, and loved ones using the scripture God has given me
3.  silent prayer and mediation

Personal goals:

1.  exercise 3x per week, with walking every day
2.  sleep at least 6 hours a night
3.  write down at least one thing that I am grateful for each evening

Household goals:

1.  meal plan for the month
2.  create a morning and evening routine and then follow them consistently
3.  keep up with the laundry

Writing and blogging goals:

1,  create a blogging editorial calendar
2.  post at least 3x per week on my blog for November
3.  work on first article for newspaper
4.  complete article and then have husband proof read
5.  see if I can become a Yahoo contributor

Monthly goals:

1.  at home date nights with husband
2.  one on one time with each daughter

What are some goals you have for November?

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Getting to know me

Hi Lovelies!!

I found this survey floating around Facebook and I thought it be a good way for my lovely readers to get know me.  Feel free to copy and paste and share in the comments. I would love to get to know you as well!

Enjoy and have fun!


1. Are you named after someone? 






Yes..... which means I have two middle names and I was named after both of my grandmothers

2. When is the last time you cried? 


Yesterday

3. Do you like your handwriting?

Most of the time

4. What is your favorite lunch meat?

Turkey

5. How many children do you have?

Two girls

6. If you were another person, would you be friends with you? 







Absolutely!

7. Do you use sarcasm?

Never! See what I did there?

8. Do you still have your tonsils? 


Yes!

9. Would you bungee jump? 




Nope and I won't zipline either

10. What is your favorite kind of cereal?






Cookie Crisp right of the box with a glass of milk

11. Do you untie your shoes when you take off? 


Nope

12. Do you think you're strong?


I would like to think that I am

13. Favorite ice cream flavor?


Chocolate chip cookie dough

14. What is the first thing you notice about people?


Their eyes

15. Red or pink? 


Pink

16. What is the least favorite physical thing you like about yourself?

My weight

17. What color pants and shoes are you wearing?




Gray short and no shoes

18. What was the last thing you ate? 



A brownie and  glass of milk

19. What are you listening to right now?

Johnny Cash singing "Tennessee Flat Top Box" on you tube

20. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? 





Pink

21. Favorite smells?


Freshly mowed grass and freshly brewed coffee

22. Who was the last person you spoke to on the phone? 



My husband

23. Favorite sport to watch? 







Football (NFL), The Dallas Cowboys

24. Hair color? 


Brown

25. Eye color?

Blue

26. Do you wear contacts? 



Nope and I will never wear them

27. Favorite food to eat? 


Italian

28. Scary movies or happy endings?

Depends on the mood I am in.


29. Last movie you watched?





Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked

30. What color shirt are you wearing? 


Red

31. Summer or Winter?



Summer

32. Hugs or kisses? 


Both

33. What book are you reading right now? 


Where are the children by Mary Higgins Clark

34. Who do you miss right now? 

My grandparents



35. What is on your mouse pad? 


A picture of my husband and daughter

36. What is the last TV program you Watched?

Friends on Netflix

37. What is the best sounding noise? 

My daughters laughing together

38. Rolling Stones or The Beatles? 



The Beatles

39. What is the furthest you have ever traveled? 


Florida

40. Do you have a special talent?

Baking

41. Where were you born?


Oklahoma

Monday, November 14, 2016

Happy Homemaker Monday- 11/14/16

Hi Lovelies and Hello Monday!

It's Monday, so that means it's time for a Happy Homemaker Monday link up! I am linking up with Sandra from Diary of a Stay at home Mom. So, put your feet up, grab your favorite drink, and let's get this party started!!

On the weather front:

I love this time of year! Look at those temps!! Can you believe that we are half way through November and it's still warn and sunny?



On my bedside table:

Nothing since I don't have a bedside table.

On my TV:

Just the usual, Gilmore Girls, Friends, and How I Met Your Mother. Now I have added Stranger Things,the Gilmore Girls revival movies (these premier November 25th) and Fuller House (premiers December 9th).

Thinking and pondering:

Opening a second etsy shop and wondering how I am going to do it. Working on the newspaper with the Husband and working on articles for the paper.

Listening to:

The TV

Favorite Youtube video last week:

Cleaning videos, morning routine and evening routine videos, and plan with me videos.

On the menu this week:

I will come back to this question later, because I am still working on it.

On my To do list:

Housework
Laundry
Setting up this week in my planner
Reorganizing C's clothes

Looking forward to:

Thanksgiving with family and friends

What I plan on doing for myself this week:

Reading, reading, and more reading.

Devotionals, scripture reading, and key versers:



Have a nice Monday Lovelies!!

Angie




Sunday, November 13, 2016

Show and Tell Sunday

Hi Lovelies!!!

It's been awhile! Sorry I have been MIA for the last couple of weeks, but life has been busy with Girl Scouts and the paper that the hubster and I have been working on. Anyways, I am bringing back Show and Tell Sunday and this week's questions are all about Thanksgiving. Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next Thursday?

Anyways, let's get to the questions!!

(1) Favorite Thanksgiving memory:  The first Thanksgiving that I made all by myself. It turned out better than I thought it would and last year's Thanksgiving that we spent with some very dear friends of ours.

(2) Favorite Thanksgiving food: Granny cornbread dressing. I love making this and I have been told that it comes very close to the original.

(3) What is a Thanksgiving tradition you and your family have? watching the Cowboys play!! They are 8-1 this season and we are so excited to see how they can go with Dak Prescott as their quarterback. GO COWBOYS!!!


(4) What are you most looking forward to this Thanksgiving? Spending time with my family and friends.

Next Weeks Questions:

1. Name 4 jobs you’ve had in your life.
2. Name 4 movies you would watch over and over.
3. Name 4 places you have lived.
4. Name 4 of your favorite foods.
5. Name 4 things you always carry with you.
6. Name 4 places you have been on vacation.

Happy Show and Tell Sunday everyone!!

Angie

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Oy with the poodles already!

Hi Lovelies!

The Gilmore Girls revivals is getting closer and closer!!! I am so excited and I thought it would be fun to share some of favorite memes from the series.

Enjoy!
















What are some of your favorite Gilmore Girl memes?

Angie