Jan 142018
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
53°, sunny, beautiful cloudless blue sky. The dog next door is running around sniffing a trail of something. We live at the edge of the Withlacoochee State Forest so it could be a Fox, Raccoon, Opossum or Bobcat who knows what

Reading…
The Story Of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg is waiting for me at the library so I’ll be picking it up tomorrow

Listening To…
Still, The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

Watching…
I want to watch New York Underground, recommended by my son Jeremy

Thankful…
For spending yesterday with family for son Jeremy’s 40th birthday surprise party. I ♥ my family!!!

Looking forward to…
Going to Disney World in March with my two sons, DIL, & my 2 oldest grandkids

Fitness…
Wish I lived in town so I could join a yoga & tai-chi class

In The Kitchen…
Grilled Cheese for lunch and tonight we’ll be winging it today. Son Anthony wants me to make Johnny Marzetti this week.

Today’s To-Do List…
A few loads of laundry, tv, reading

One of my favorite things:

♥♥♥♥  I love my Kaiyo! Every time I see her little face I smile! December 31st was her 4th birthday and yesterday was our 2nd “Gottcha Day”! She brings so much happiness into my life and I am so glad I kept searching, saying “when I see the dog I’m supposed to have, I’ll know it”. It took 4 months and driving all over west central Florida, but I finally found her  ♥♥♥♥

A website I’d like to share:
Dark Sky, just put the name of the place you want to see in the search bar and it will show you what the temperature is there

A Favorite Bible Verse…

A favorite quote…
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From the camera….

I spent last Tuesday with my daughter Kilah. We went shopping, out for lunch, and then stopped by a park and enjoyed some time at the water.

It was a great day!

Jan 072018
 

Sunday Reflections

 

Outside…
62°

Thankful…
That it’s warming up today and the rest of the week

Reading…
The Reminders by Val Emmich, it’s really good!

Listening To…
The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

Watching…
Ellen’s Game of Games. Have you seen this show? It is HILARIOUS!

Hoping…
It’s warm Tuesday or Wednesday so I can go to the beach

Fitness…
Not walking as much since my hours are back to normal at work

In The Kitchen…
Meatloaf, mashed potatoes & corn

Today’s To-Do List…
Reading, tv/movie, maybe a nap

One of my favorite things:
I love love love Avocados

A website I’d like to share:
Two Foods, a site where you can compare the nutritional info for two foods

Looking forward to…
Having Tuesday & Wednesday off at work

A favorite quote…
“I got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell” ~ SNL

A Favorite Bible Verse…
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From the camera….

Dec 102017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s a sunny and beautifully cold day & 39° after a low of 34°, it’s supposed to reach 57°

Thankful…
For a warm house and comfy blankets

Reading…
Today I’m going to read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a book I saw was a favorite of Janet @ Joyful Jottings

Listening To…
I have 2 more hours of Bare Bones: I’m Not Lonely If You’re Reading This Book by Bobby Bones and I’m loving it, this guy is really funny

Watching…
Lots of Christmas movies

Fitness…
is going good, I’ve decided I want to lose about 10 lbs

In The Kitchen…
Steak & baked potato

Today’s To-Do List…
I’ve always loved just getting in the car and taking off for parts unknown, may do that today

One Of My Favorite Things:
Have you tried McDonald’s Chicken Cordon Bleu sandwich? It’s SO GOOD.  The only one I could find online was on a McMuffin, but my local McDonald’s has it on a bun. Yum!!

A Website I’d Like To Share:
I love movies and A Good Movie To Watch helps you find one

Pin It & Do It…
I found a Simple BBQ Ribs recipe that sounds really good

A Favorite Bible Verse…

 

A Favorite Quote…
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From The Camera….

Nov 192017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
The sun is shinning, it’s 71° and cloudy, it’a a beautiful day!

Thinking…
I’m behind on a few book reviews and I need to get caught up

Thankful…
For my new iphone, my old started freezing and shutting off and was a big pain

Reading…
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. I read it in school and wanted to read it again since I don’t remember it

Listening To…
Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie. My daughter and I almost went to see it last week I wanted to read/listen to the book first so went looking for diy craft ideas instead.

Watching…
Today I’ll watch Planes, Trains and Automobiles (for Food N’ Flix). I looked for it on Redbox but couldn’t find it,  DirecTV had it but it was $4 and I figured if I had to pay for it I might as well buy a copy. It was a lot more, but at least I can re-watch it whenever I want

Creating…
A list of sites on journaling

Hoping…
To live each day without regret

Learning…
Worry is worthless

Fitness…
I can’t find my 2 favorite dvd’s, one is a whole body workout and the other is strength training. I have no idea where they are since all my other dvd’s are where they should be 🙁

In The Kitchen…
Tonight I’m making baked pork chops, baked potato, broccoli & cinnamon applesauce

Today’s To-Do List…
Mostly relaxing

One of my favorite things:
My Mercy Me cd, I Can Only Imagine makes me cry every time I hear it

A website I’d like to share:
How Stuff Works

Pin It & Do It…
When my daughter Kilah and I went to town we went to Michaels and I bought us stuff to make Mason Jar Kitchen Utensil Holder

Looking forward to…
Thanksgiving family time

A favorite quote…
“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”
Mary Stuart

A Favorite Bible Verse…
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From the camera….

Nov 052017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
Daylight came an hour early today thanks to Daylight Saving Time. Most people either like it or don’t at all. I’m on the fence. I like it getting light early, but I don’t like it getting dark early. It’s 63°  now with 100% humidity. The high is supposed to be 82° with little chance of  rain

Thinking…
I should probably go get my car detailed. Or do it myself. No, go get it done

Thankful…
That I have a job I like. Going to work at a job you don’t like is a terrible thing.

Reading…
Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks & Barbra Streisand: On the Couch by Alma H. Bond

Listening To…
Nourished: A Memoir of Food, Faith & Enduring Love (with Recipes) by Lia Huber

Watching…
I plan to start binge watching This Is Us today since everyone is raving about it

Creating…
A list of journaling prompts for the two journals I plan on starting January 1st

Fitness…
Going to start POPSUGAR 21-Day Arm-Sculpting Challenge in a few days

In The Kitchen…
Pork chops, broccoli, applesauce

Today’s To-Do List…
Reading, tv, laundry

One of my favorite things:
Netflix, I love it!

A website I’d like to share:
Interesting Finds

Looking forward to…
Spending the day with my daughter on Saturday

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Psalms 19:14

A favorite quote…
“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”
Epictetus

From the camera….

 

Sep 242017
 

Sunday Reflections

Outside…
It’s 83° and slightly cloudy, high supposed to be 90°, 40% chance of rain

Thankful…
Cooler weather is coming soon,I will not sorry to see less humidity

Reading…
Sleep Toward Heaven by Amanda Eyre Ward

Listening To…
The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs by Janet Peery

Watching…
Gilmore Girls, Season 1, episode 11, loving it, why did I wait so long?

Hoping…
To ride my bike now that the weather is cooling down

Fitness…
Want to start eating healthier, maybe cut way back on meat

In The Kitchen…
Today it’s pork chops &  red potatoes

Today’s To-Do List…
Laundry and just relaxing

One of my favorite things:
Netflix, so many great shows, movies, and documentaries

A website I’d like to share:
The Peace Of Heaven

Looking forward to…
Spending tomorrow with my grandson Harley. Going to see The Lego Ninjago Movie and  to Chucky Cheese’s

A Favorite Bible Verse…
Romans 1:17
“For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”

A favorite quote…
“Yelling doesn’t get your point across, it only makes it louder.”
― Grant Hill

From the camera….

Sep 022017
 

The other day my son and I took the day off work because we had business to take care of. Our appointment was in the morning so we decided to do something instead of going straight home. We were trying to decide where to go eat lunch and since we had never been to Ford’s Garage we decided to go there.

I love different, and this restaurant was definitely different. I absolutely loved it!

We both decided to get a burger and since you can choose which patty you want, we both ordered the bison. I’ve had bison before but this burger was the best I’ve ever had, anywhere. You can click on the link above and then click “Food Menu” to see the other burger options.

I couldn’t stop taking photos! It is the most unique restaurants I’ve ever been to. Check it out!

 The front door with gas nozzles for handles

 

Old Timey Gas Pumps, the front outside wall are glass garage doors

 

There are 3 or 4 old vehicles outside

 

There are even some inside the restaurant, hanging from the ceiling

 

The menu is leather

 

The napkins are grease rags secured by metal clamps

 

My bison burger with fries

 

Anthony’s burger with mac & cheese, served in a mini cast iron skillet

 

The bathroom door handle was also a gas pump nozzle

 

The sink was a tire, the faucet a gas pump nozzle

 

Photo of the water running

 

Urinals were beer kegs (son took this photo of course)

 

Don’t you think this is a neat restaurant? We both loved it and we’ll definitely be going back!

 

Weekend Cooking

Saturday Snapshot

Aug 312017
 

Three Things Thursday

 

Thing One

I’ve been reading different blog posts about bullet journals, and have been thinking about getting one. When I went online to check them out, I found these two and had to have both of them. The “Be Still And Know That I Am God” will be daily Bible Verses and Christian thoughts.

The “Footprints In The Sand” will be for posting something good that happened to me that day and miscellaneous positive thoughts.

 

Thing Two

My daughter Kilah and I went to town the other day to do some shopping and we stopped at Texas Roadhouse for lunch. They have the best steaks, almost melt in your mouth. Seriously good. This hung on the wall above our booth.

 

Thing Three

After lunch we stopped at Bed, Bath, & Beyond and I saw this wall plaque and it made me smile, and then brought a tear to my eye. I can remember my dad singing “You Are My Sunshine” to my mom from as far back as I can remember, (no, she didn’t leave him for someone else 🙂 and he was always leaving her love notes around the house for her to find. I knew when I saw the sign I was taking it home with me. There was only one sign, but if there had been more I might have bought them all to hang here and there throughout the house.