Monday, November 10, 2008

A Simple Woman's Daybook

Thanks to Peggy at The Simple Woman for sharing the idea of a daybook. NEW! Peggy created The Simple Woman's Daybook Blog just for us daybook addicts! Woohoo! If you'd like to join in, check out that site. For more entries, check out her page for today!

For Today, November 10, 2008

Outside My Window... It is dark, dark, dark. I still can't believe I'm getting up so early. (4:30 AM, usually), but I am. It just makes it nicer to be able to come home earlier from work and be with my sweet hubby.

I am thinking... about ideas for a writing project, and decorating our bedroom with a Renaissance theme. Checking out various sites. Mickey saw the new curtains for his parent's bedroom and immediately liked them. They definitely had a "Ren" look to them!

I am thankful for... my in-laws. They are truly kind people and care so much for their children. We do need to spend more time with them.

From the kitchen... will be Maple-Apple Chicken with baked Red Potatoes tossed with bacon bits, a little ranch dressing and some Italian cheeses. Salad and for dessert, Pumpkin Pie, one of Mickey's favorites. Right now it's coffee with Cinnamon Bun creamer and cereal!

I am wearing... My long-sleeved pink cotton nightgown with tiny purple heather flowers. It's definitely gotten chilly! I pulled out our fur blanket last night and placed it on top of the comforter. Sigh...nothing like a warm, cozy bed!

I am creating... Oh, believe it or not, I still haven't finished the digital pages I was working on last week and the week before. Plus, I haven't even STARTED to work on the Wedding Album for my stepson and new daughter-in-law that is part of their wedding gift! Eek!

I am going... to be headed to the shower soon and skedaddle to work. I will have a busy week ahead.

I am reading... Found another great Catholic book that I'm sure will show up in more of my posts: The Mass of the Early Christians by Mark Aquilina. Again, during my younger years in Catholic schools, I can't remember learning anything about our Catholic history. It stuns me to think that the Mass we celebrate goes back to the early days of the Church. I'm going to be very interested in what I discover.

I am hoping... that our new President-elect can indeed bring some kind of healing to this country.

I am hearing... Silence and the soft hum of the computer. I miss having my windows open to hear the cheerful little chatter of the birds. I love bird songs!

Around the house... I finally put inside the closet my Pampered Chef paperwork box. I still haven't unloaded it and was tired of seeing it on the floor. There is a part of me that would like to have a few more shows before the end of the year but so many other things have taken up my time.

One of my favorite things... Having dinner with my in-laws and listening to my mother-in-law get excited about the upcoming Christmas season. Oh, Christmas! How special it will be for me this year!

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week: Nothing major, just working and coming home, working on digital pages. I will admit I've fallen in love with the Apple Store and especially those ultra-nifty new notebooks. I want one sooo badly but it will have to wait. We visited Best Buy yesterday and they seem to have a little bit of a break on some of those Macs. Mickey already knows this is my ultimate Christmas wish list... I'll be saving toward it and he may contribute as my gift. :-)

Here is picture thought I am sharing... Another one from the Ren Fest. Isn't he gorgeous?! Can't you imagine why women swooned when they saw a man in full armor? Sigh. I love chivalry...


Lisa said...

Oooh, there is something about the age of chivalry, isn't there? &:o) Love the idea of a Renaissance style bedroom! Blessings to you today!

*Linda Pinda* said...

Sounds GREAT!

Why am I not surprised that we enjoy this same historical period!

I hope you'll post some pictures of your decorating for us to drool over!!!

I'm working on an old fashioned "colonial" or farmhouse type scheme right now. But I have to admit, the vintage looks are pulling at my heartstrings for the kitchen!!!

Maybe I could go with a different time period for each room... LOL!

Nice to share another daybook entry visit with you.

Blessings... *Linda*

X said...

Wow! What a pretty horse! you didn't think I was going to say that, did you?!