Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Productive Day Away from Home

I was away from the house all day on Friday , but was able to do a few things at home in the morning. I washed a load of laundry at 6 AM (Thank goodness for high efficiency machines with timers :-)). I put the clothes in the dryer before leaving. I put away the clean dishes from the night before, made my bed, and straightened up in the bathroom :). It sure feels good to come home to a clean house. I spent the day with my dad and sister. My dad and I made frozen banana bites and cake mix banana bread with walnuts and chocolate chips! Both treats were pinspired ideas that you should definitely check out!

January Goals Update

January was a good month. I met my personal/household goal of keeping up with my housework so that I won't become overwhelmed if something comes up and I miss a cleaning day. I ended the month with a bang with my brand new steam mop! I love my steam mop and I hope it continues to motivate me to clean and use it everyday. I didn't get to any crafts this month, but I have a couple planned for February. I sure hope I get to them. I find it difficult to sit and craft when I feel I have housework to tend to. Finding a balance between caring for my daughter, keeping up with the house, and blogging has been hard for me. I think I'm beginning to figure it out! Thank you for following along as I get my act together!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Pin Me Linky!

I just linked up to Crafty Mama of 4's weekly Pin Me Linky. Head on over, link up and start pinning!

This Week's Menu Plan

Today is Wednesday and I'm finally posting my Menu Plan. We've had leftovers the last two nights ( courtesy of our moms). Tonight I'm heating up some food from the freezer and I'll probably make Chicken Parm tomorrow. I plan on spending the day at my parents' on Friday so we'll have to grab take out or  eat leftovers. I found a crock pot chicken parmesan recipe on Pinterest that I'd like to try. 
I feel like I've had such a busy week, when I really haven't gone out. There are only a couple of items in my hamper and I've dusted, vacuumed, and steam mopped everyday, so I'd consider that to be pretty productive. I have to dedicate more time to blogging and I'm considering making a daily schedule, although it's been my experience, that schedules don't always work with small children. There will be more on that in my next post. I hope everyone's having a good week so far and is enjoying this beautiful weather!