Monday, October 25, 2021

Master To-Do List and Menu Plan Monday - October 24, 2021

Greetings and Good Morning! ☕

I hope that you had a nice weekend where you're at and that your week is off to a great start! Happy Monday! 💗

My Mums - October 2018

The weekend here disappeared in one big blur and I accomplished very little over the course of it, but the days leading up to it were quite productive with much being accomplished. 

I got together with my lawyer early in the week and got some paperwork taken care of, wished grandson, Timothy, a Happy 15th Birthday, and enjoyed an afternoon and a couple of evenings visiting with some of the children and their families.

I got the weed-eating done and all but one of the iris beds mowed down. After I get that done, I hope to get the trees trimmed up and a bunch of saplings that have sprung up cut down. Then, I want to work on the back fencerow. It is a mass of tangled weeds and vining plants including honeysuckle and poison ivy. I hope to get all of that cleaned up before the snow flies.

I also rode over to Aldi's with Amber and got started on a winter stock-up.

The big news this week is...I found out that I'm going to be a grandma again (this makes grandbaby #21) and am in the midst of getting a new roof put on. I am very excited about both and blessed beyond measure!

Roofing Materials

For those that have been inquiring about my outed-rib, it had settled down considerably and I had had no pain medication for several days. This morning it's giving me absolute fits. I will be taking some pain medication as soon as I am able. 

Let's get started on this week's post...shall we?

Mums @ Garden Shop in Nevada, Missouri

This week's to-do list...

- work
- mail planner out to contest winner
- clean house
- do laundry
- mow down the last iris bed
- trim up trees
- start on back fencerow
- pick and put up pears
- pick up pecans and walnuts
- weatherize windows
- light the heating stove
- enjoy a visit with youngest daughter and her girls
- wish granddaughter, Kayla, a Happy Birthday
- have friends over for supper and a movie

This week's menu plan...

Monday - Breakfast sausage patty with fried potatoes and sautéed onions and green peppers
Tuesday - Chicken Barley Soup (page 133 DINING ON A DIME COOKBOOK - Volume 1) and baking powder biscuits with Peanut Caramel Popcorn (page 379 DINING ON A DIME COOKBOOK - Volume 1) and apple cider for dessert
Wednesday - Broiled salmon, baked sweet potato, and sautéed spinach
Thursday - Black bean and cheese tostadas with guacamole and plain yogurt (instead of sour cream)
Friday - Mushroom Chicken (page 254 DINING ON A DIME COOKBOOK - Volume 1), Sue Gregg's Cheesy Potatoes, oven-roasted carrots, and green beans with Chocolate Oatmeal Cake (page 280 DINING ON A DIME COOKBOOK - Volume 1) for dessert
Saturday - Turkey burger with oven fries
Sunday - Leftovers

Well...that's it for today! Have a great day and a wonderful week ahead and I'll be with you again soon! 

Until then...

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  1. What wonderful news about the grandchild. You have been busy one thing I dont miss about winter in Michigan is snow and being stuck at home. Have a great week.

    1. Yes, it was officially confirmed today and the due date is June 14th. I seem busy, I know, but, the truth is, I spend a good part of every day wandering around feeling lost and not knowing what to do with myself. I hope your week is off to a great start. Blessings!

  2. I love how busy you are and the things you are getting done.

    1. Like I just told Lisa, I seem busy, but a good part of my days are spent wandering around feeling lost without my husband. I'm trying to add extra things to my list to try to fill in the gaps. I hope your week is off to a great start. Blessings!

  3. Congrats on expecting grandchild #21! Very exciting. And hooray for a new roof in time for winter. Hope your rib is feeling better today. Still thinking and praying for you. Have a wonderful rest of your week!

    1. Thanks, Jean! Yes, having a new grandbaby is very exciting And, yes, the new roof is such a blessing! My rib is pain at all in fact! Thank you for the continued thoughts and prayers. All are much appreciated! I hope your week is going well. Are you enjoying the cooler weather? We're supposed to get our first hard freeze tomorrow night.

  4. Congratulations on news of another grandchild on the way! I really need to get over there and visit you sometime. The girls and I think of you often!

    1. Thanks, Darlene! Yes, it would be good to see you. I love and appreciate you guys! Blessings, Sweet Friend!


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