Friday, May 24, 2013

The Simple Woman's Daybook


Outside my window... it is wet. It's been rainy here this week...and my grass is in desperate need of a mowing. Hopefully tomorrow it will be dry enough to do that! Not that I am complaining...we need the moisture.

I am thinking... about what I need to get packed for my trip to see my family next week.

I am thankful... for my husband and each of my matter how hectic it gets around here!

In the kitchen... the kitchen is closed for the night. :)

I am wearing... a pink t-shirt, purple wrap-a-round skirt, socks, crocs, and a bracelet. No earrings today. Bad me! lol

I am creating... coffee mug cosies. I made one last night and loved how it turned out! Now, I would like to make some for my Etsy shop.

I am going... to visit my family next week for 4 days. DH is staying home with the children so I can have a nice relaxing visit with a break from Mommy-hood. :) He's a keeper!

I am wondering... just how messy the house will be when I return! *gulp*

I am reading... "Sink Reflections" by FlyLady

I am hoping... that next week doesn't fly by too quickly. :D

I am looking forward to... the train ride to my family's. I love riding the train!

I am learning... to calm down and not allow my perfectionism to take over. Babysteps.

Around the house... things are a lot cleaner lately thanks to more energy and FlyLady chat! I love those ladies!

I am pondering... 1 John 1...I'm trying to re-memorize it.

A favorite quote for today... "Housework done incorrectly still blesses your family!" ~FlyLady

One of my favorite things... is the feeling a baby arms around my neck. There's nothing sweeter!

A few plans for the rest of the week: ~pack for the trip ~get laundry caught up so DH has enough clothes for the kids while I am gone ~get the house cleaned up...although I'm not sure'll be trashed by the time I get back :)

A peek into my day... this morning we drove into town to borrow a skid steer which DH is going to use to help his parents do some yard work next week. Then we went out to eat...the first time in a while with all the kids! After that we came home, DH went to work, littles went down for naps, olders started school and I watch a movie on my computer in between helping the kids with their papers.

Todays pictures...the coffee mug cozy I made last night!


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

New Name

I have spent the better part of the last month or more pouring over ideas for a new name for my Etsy shop, settling on a name, and then updating my listings. Now I have my jewelry listings edited and back up and next on the to-do list is getting my soap listings back up.

Yes. Yes. I know...I'm a bit OCD, expecting it all to be perfect. (FlyLady would tsk at me for that...though she'd still love me :) )

Anyway, I finally did settle on a name and here it is!