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Simple Woman's Daybook - June 22, 2009

From the Simple Woman's Daybook.

Outside my window...

The sun is shining. There is a light breeze. It is a perfect day!

I am thinking...
I need to buy new curtains for the boy's room . . . they are waking up with the sun! (Too early for me!)

I am thankful for...
For a nice weekend, my wonderful husband and my parents.

From the learning rooms...
J continues to work on his reading. Grandma and Grandpa gave him books for his birthday, so he has been pouring over those all morning!

From the kitchen...
Leftovers . . . .our fridge needs to get cleaned out!

I am wearing...
Still in my workout clothes!

I am creating...
A post of a review and giveaway of the Wee Believers My Mass Kit. Hopefully, I will have it up later today!

I am going...
To take a shower after I am done with this post.

I am reading . . .
I did not get very far with Twilight . . . I picked up Mansfield Park instead!

I am hoping...
To get a lot done today.

I am praying . . .
For peace and patience in my life.

I am hearing...

Around the house...
The house is still a little out of order since the move. Overall, I love the changes, but they are hard to get used to. I miss having little A in the room (even though I am getting more sleep).

One of my favorite things...
I love when I get hit with the realization that even though life can be hectic and crazy, I am wonderfully blessed.

A few plans for the rest of the week:
Finish changing the rooms. Put some stuff on Craigslist. Clean out the garage.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...
None today . . . I am feeling a bit "uninspired" at the moment.

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  1. One of your favorite things is one of my favorite things too! thanks for sharing with us!

  2. It takes a very long time to get settled in after a move - with small children in the house, it takes ever so much longer! Be gentle and patient with yourself...

    Thank you for sharing your Daybook at Grandmother Wren's. Please continue to stop by and link in throughout the summer - I look forward to hearing more from you and your family.

  3. Your favorite things post really hit me between the really is hectic at my house...hubby, 4 boys of our own, sister and her 2 boys, plus the multitudinous pets....but we are all healthy and happy, God blesses us like crazy and life is good! Thanks for the reminder as I've been feeling crowded and grouchy about the 'FULL HOUSE" we have around here lately. Hope to read more of your posts in the future...have a great week!

  4. I enjoyed reading your daybook! I haven't read Mansfield Park, but I have really enjoyed watching Jane Austen movies on youtube, and Mansfield Park is on there too. Awesome movies!
    Hope you enjoy the book:)

    Happy Monday!

    Linda C

  5. Hi Katie! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog, it's nice to "meet" you and I enjoyed reading your daybook.

    I promise I will post a picture of the dress I'm making when it's done! After all the work, I can't resist showing off a finished product. :)

    Have a great week!

  6. Let me start by saying thanks for your kind comments on my daybook entry. I was really needing a bit of encouragement today. As for my other blog...LOL! My weight loss blog...what an exercise in futility...LOL! I'm sure you noticed that I' haven't posted there since April....and I haven't lost any weight in that amount of time, either. Between home-schooling the boys, working, hosting out of town guest 2-3 times, 'Shua moving back home and moving...IF I get any 'extra' time...I just want to sleep! So losing weight has lost it's draw...let's encourage one another, how about that???

  7. Thanks for stopping by my daybook. Hope you have a fun and productive week. I love your positive attitude - we are blessed because we have a hectic life. I wouldn't have it any other way!

    Have a blessed week!

  8. Thank you for linking your Simple Woman’s Daybook at Grandmother Wren’s last week.
    Please stop by this week and add your link again. I’d love to see this continue throughout the summer, allowing us to stay in touch with other Daybookers during Peggy’s vacation.
    Please keep coming back –
    I look forward to seeing you!

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