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Simple Woman's Daybook - A day late

From the Simple Woman's Daybook.

Outside my window...
It is hot, but beautiful!! The sun has been shining all day and there has been a light breeze.

I am thinking...
About the busy week and weekend. Grandma and Grandpa P are coming to visit and Uncle B and Aunt R are coming too!

I am thankful for...
The great family time we had this Sunday. My wonderful husband, the boys and I went to Manassas to see the battlefields and the bluebells. I just could not resist after seeing the photos on Elizabeth Foss' blog. The place looked so beautiful, that I wanted to see it myself. The trails were so nice. I think we all needed to get out and just have some fun time as a family. It was a wonderful day.

From the learning rooms...
We are almost done!! It is so hard to believe we are at the end of J's first year. I have the urge to plan more outings and field trips. It is just too nice outside to be sitting at the kitchen table doing workbook pages. We will head out to nature more and read and play outside!

From the kitchen...
Darling hubby works late several nights this week. I usually do not feel like cooking anything extravagant when he is not home. So, a least for the next two nights, dinner will be simple and quick!

I am wearing...
Shorts and a t-shirt!

I am creating...
Dinner . . . right now I am in the process of making dinner!!

I am going...
To make sure I continue to get up before the boys this week! I love having quiet time before the day starts.

I am reading...
Days of Deepening Friendship
and
Praying Scripture for a Change: An Introduction to Lectio Divinia

I am hoping...

We can go on a "file trip" this week. We may go to a Grist Mill that is not too far. I want to try their flour and see if we like it. If we like it I may start to grind my own wheat.

I am hearing...
The beautiful sound of birds chirping . . . all the windows in the house are open.

Around the house...

Hubby is at work, and the boys are watching Math Circus . . . just a few minutes before dinner!

One of my favorite things...

Spending time with my family.

A few plans for the rest of the week:

Hopefully a field trip. Cleaning to get ready for our guests. Getting out and exercising outside more.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...
The bluebells at Bull Run

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