Happy Homemaker Monday

How the heck is it already Monday again? I’m not sure but I do know that it means that it’s Happy Homemaker Monday here on this blog, a project which is hosted by Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. Here’s what is going on right now in my world.

The weather:::

This week’s weather in San Francisco is typical for this time of year as we enter our rainy season.

On my reading pile:::  

KaChing: How to Run an Online Business that Pays and Pays

Unexpected Crochet For The Home; I reviewed this one and am now working from it

On my TV:::

In addition to the usual stuff, I’ve added a few new TV shows to what I’m watching:

Did you know that I’ve written a book on the Ghosts of Alcatraz?

On the menu for this week:::

I went to the Japanese supermarket a few days ago and it turns out that they have a great selection of thinly cut meats. I rarely cook meat but I picked up some beef as well as some pork so I’m going to try my hand at doing something with that this week. I’ll probably make a stir fry one day and just a rice bowl with veggies and beef the other day. We’ll see.

On my to do list:::

  • Dentist appointment (sad face)
  • Do a proposal for a crochet magazine story
  • Resume regular exercise routine

What I am sewing, crocheting, knitting or creating:::

  • Wrapping up my work on my 2011 photo scrapbook
  • Frogging and fixing the crochet dress I was working on last week
  • Crocheting mittens for charity (going to Bridge and Beyond)

Looking around the house:::

Uh oh … my comfy couch looks just as bad as it did when I reported last week. Still covered with junk to be sorted through. How did a whole go by without dealing with it? I think this is how hoarding starts!

From the camera:::

Sometimes my breakfast smiles at me. :)

Something fun to share:::

I participated in my first cross-blog conversation on my crochet blog, talking each day with Sara from Mom with a Hook. It was wonderful and it makes me want to do more of these conversations. In fact, I’ll be doing one here next week chatting with Aprile of The Steady Hand.

Inspirational Quote:::

“If our shadow could talk, it would tell us that our brightest light can shine only when we’ve accepted our darkness.” ~ Debbie Ford

Happy Monday everyone!

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