One Flourishing, Frugal and Fun Family!

One mother making ends meet and surviving today's recession by writing. One family learning to live off the land, cut back on expenses, and to live a simpler and a more self-sufficient lifestyle.

Adopted Motto

"Eat it up,
Wear it out,
Make it do,
Or go without."
~A Pioneer Sampler, by Barbara Greenwood~

Monday, December 18, 2017

Happy Homemaker Monday

I'm joining up with Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom today.  Although I posted already today (go back one post to catch up on), I need to stay on track, and making a list will help.

On the breakfast plate. . .
Leftover fried potatoes, gravy with homemade sausage, homemade biscuits and home raised eggs (photo from yesterday).  Homemade yogurt will be my lunch with this lumber-jack breakfast (again).


Right now I am . . .
Heading out to do hen chores and empty ash bucket.


The weather outside . . .
Wow, warmer and in the lower 40's.  Although cloudy, the warmer temps are much welcomed.



Looking around the house . . . 
 I see I need to tidy up and wash a few tablecloths.



On today's to-do list . . .in no particular order
-exercise
-hen chores
-laundry washed, bedding etc. and on the line
-empty ash bucket
-bathroom 
-bake cookies
-make brittle
-fetch mail
-check library returns
-water plants
-walk dogs
-vacuum, sweep
-dinner prep
-refill my nettle hair rinse
-refill ice cub trays
-bring in firewood
-write
-fold towels and put them away
-dry and put away washed dishes



Currently reading . . .
 Not reading anything currently - busy, busy, busy.


On the TV. . . 
 Library movies


On the menu this week . . .
I have no idea, going on a whim this week.


If I have a few minutes to myself, I will . . .
Crochet.


Looking forward to this week . . .
 Hm.  I guess I would have to say baking Christmas treats.


Favorite photo from my camera . . .


Devotionals, Scriptures, Key Verses, Quotes. . .


1 Corinthians 13:4-7New International Version (NIV)

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

13 comments:

Leigh said...

Your breakfast looks yummy enough to eat for any meal!

Jean @sonotorganized.com said...

What a beautiful photo! Feels very Christmas-y! I see you have a long list as well, though you've crossed items off of it already. Good for you getting things done. Hope you have a wonderful week and a very Merry Christmas!

Kristina said...

Thank you Leigh, it was delicious.

Kristina said...

Thank you Jean. I snapped that photo while out stacking wood the other day. It was just too pretty. Merry Christmas to you too.

Row. said...

Your breakfast looks yummy! You have been busy look at all the items you have crossed though! Way To go! Hope you get a chance to relax and maybe read. Happy Monday!

Jodi Saladino said...

Looks like you are dwindling down your to do list!! Have a great week!!

Luludou said...

I want to wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas!

Kristina said...

Row, thank you. I crossed off as I went through my day and see I need to cross a few more off.

Kristina said...

Jodi, I worked my way down the list, but have more to do today (Tues)

Kristina said...

Jodi, thanks. I didn't get all the list done, but most of it.

Kristina said...

Luludou, thank you. Merry Christmas to you and your family too.

Tamy Bollar said...

I'm running a bit late while still recovering and not having a HHM this week is allowing me to play catch up. I hope you had a WONDERFUL Christmas and will see you in 2018.

Rebecca Knox said...

As you can see, I'm running a bit behind here. Biscuits and gravy and fried potatoes sound so good right now. Too bad I don't have any. Love the pic of the evergreen tree. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and am looking forward to catching up with you in the new year! Blessings!