Monday, February 26, 2018

Happy Homemaking Monday - February 26, 2018

Today I'm joining Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom
and all the sweet ladies of 
Happy Homemaking Monday!
Greetings, Sweet Ladies! Happy Last Monday of February 2018! 💗

I pray that this post finds you and yours healthy, happy, and serving the Lord with gladness in every area. As you can see, I'm running late with this post, so I'm going to get right on with it! 😊

Right now I am...

...considering lunch. It's been a busy morning and I'm hungry. I think it's time to take a break and have a little something to eat. 🍴

On the breakfast plate...

This morning I had an egg, a small piece of leftover turkey Italian sausage, and leftover oven roasted potatoes sauteed in a little butter. 

The weather... beautiful! We had heavy rains over the weekend, but, at the moment, it is 55 degrees and sunny. We're supposed to be in the mid-60's most of the week, which makes me extremely happy! 😊

On my reading pile...

I finished reading Staying Positive In A Negative World by Kenneth W. Hagin and took my review and test over it over the weekend, but I've not started my next school book yet. In addition to daily Scripture reading, I am still reading Walk the Walk - Getting Fit with Faith by Leslie Sansone and Live Long, Finish Strong by Gloria Copeland. 

I'm having a little trouble with Leslie's book. While there is much to glean in the area of health and fitness, the book is rather vague in declaring a firm commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and is rather ecumenical in it's delivery concerning the faith part. There just doesn't seem to be a lot of depth and even subjects like hypnosis are discussed as viable means to helping with weight-loss and achieving life goals. It's a little disturbing, but, sadly, typical of today's modern church mindset.

Staying Positive In A Negative World by Kenneth W. Hagin
Walk the Walk - Getting Fit with Faith by Leslie Sansone
Live Long, Finish Strong by Gloria Copeland
Life in the Spirit Study Bible - King James Version
On the menu this week...

Monday - chicken ranch salad
Tuesday - bison meatloaf, baked sweet potato, green beans
Wednesday - butter and garlic pasta, chicken tenders, and oven-roasted carrots
Thursday - leftover red beans and rice (freezer)
Friday - salmon, sauteed zucchini, and baked sweet potato
Saturday - homemade pizza
Sunday - leftovers

On my 'to do' list...

- Monday - Plan the week ahead, "weekly "home blessing", laundry 
- Tuesday - Take a friend grocery shopping
- Wednesday - Figure March bills, figure the March budget
- Thursday - Work on stuff around the house and maybe work on this blog
- Friday - Go to the bank, pay bills, work
- Saturday - Work 
- Sunday - Church

In the craft basket...

Nothing at this point

Looking forward to this week... 

Having a few slow-slow paced days to work at home. Am in the middle of finally getting my computer stuff moved to, and setting up my office in, the Van Gogh room. That's been the intention since moving in a year-and-a-half ago. Just haven't made it until now. 

From the camera...

Here is a picture of the Van Gogh room that our son took yesterday afternoon. His camera really brings out the yellows and the blues! So pretty! I'm typing this post in the Van Gogh room now and for the very first time ever! And it makes me happy! 🌟🌻🌟

Scripture passage...

Well, Ladies, that's it for this week! I pray that each and every one of you have a blessed week ahead and that all goes well for you and yours in every area of life!

Until Next Time...

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  1. That is a bright yellow!! Love the scripture passage!!! Have a great week!

    1. LOL! I think he messed with the color because, in reality, it's not quite that bright! :D

  2. Have a great week! loved reading your post

  3. Love the brightness of your Van Gogh room. Yay for slow paced days at home. I hope that your days are productive. Have a great week!

    1. Thanks, Rachel! And, yes! I've so enjoyed my days at home without a lot going on that I HAD to do. Got a lot of things that I WANTED to do. :) Blessings for a beautiful weekend! <3

  4. Hi Rebecca!
    I hear you on the book issue. Today, it seems that churches want to please the world and the trends, instead of pleasing Jesus.
    Hope you and your family, have a blessed week too!

    1. Yes, I agree, Paula. Of course, Leslie's book is basically a fitness book, and there's a lot of good stuff in...especially when it comes to health, nutrition, and weight-loss, but the spiritual part is just a little too mix and match for me. There's a lot of scripture references, which is good (God's Word never returns to Him void), and Jesus is talked about some, but I'm not sure that it's the same Jesus of the Bible. I mean...I know it is, know what I mean. Anyway...have a blessed weekend! <3

  5. Bison meatloaf sounds interesting. We have access to organic bison here too. I have only made a bison stew so far. Have a nice week.

    1. We have bison at the state park that I work at. We auction off several each year and one of my bosses buys one every year to butcher. The past two years he's let us buys some of the meat from him. It's sure good and it's 100% organic and grass-fed. We mostly use turkey, but the bison is a nice option once in a while. Have a blessed weekend! <3

  6. Your Van Gogh room looks amazing!! Love that sunshine yellow - can't be down at all in that room. ;)
    YOur menu sounds wonderful like always! Sorry I"m late but wanted to wish you a blessed weekend ahead. xoxo

    1. Thanks, Carrie! I think my son messed with the color because in reality the yellow is not quite that bright, but, yes, this room makes me very happy! :) Thanks for stopping in! Have a blessed weekend! <3

  7. Thank you for visiting my blog today and leaving a comment. I have the same subscription gadget you do. I moved it for you just under the nut image. We had snow today, like every Sunday this month with beautiful warm weather during the week. I even had my windows open one day to exchange the stale winter air for fresh breezes. God bless!

    1. Thank you for doing the same! I see the subscription gadget, but have no luck with using any of those. If you can add one (just go to "Add A Gadget"), I am hoping to find a 'subscribe by e-mail' box so as not to miss any of your posts. We had snow yesterday, too (fourth one in a row) and it's pretty and sunny today. And, yes, I had my windows open for two days and a night and, ohmygoodness! How wonderful it was! Have a blessed week ahead and thanks for stopping in! <3


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