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Monday, October 18, 2010

Happy Homemaker Monday

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The weather in my neck of the woods:

Things that make me happy:
My Lord, church, family & friends

Book(s) I'm reading:
Still reading Purpose Driven Life

What I'm enjoying on TV:
Animal Planet
Netflix movies

On the menu for dinner:
Thinking of making french toast and turkey sausage!  Love breakfast for supper!

Recipe I tried or want to try soon:
My grandma's oatmeal rolls.  Made them before and craving them lately!

On my To Do list:
clean up craft room, (cleaned up the school/craft area Sunday)
Working on chore chart again with Mad... we'll see how it goes

In the Craft Basket:
Those knee socks still
gathered purse, (just have to find some coordinating material
washer necklaces

Looking forward to this week:
finally going to pumpkin patch on Sat!!

Tips & Tricks:

My favorite blog post this week (mine or other):
Haley's HeARTwork: Framed and Friday Finds
Just love her frame!!

No words needed (favorite photo or photos, yours or others you want to share):

Lesson learned the past few days:
I just need to stop worrying about stuff!  The house can never be like those houses in the magazines, especially when we LIVE in it!  :o)

Devotionals, Scripture reading, Key Verses:
Think about the things of Heaven, not the things of earth. ~ Colossians 3:2


Forgot to add G'ma's Oatmeal Roll recipe... sorry!


G'ma Barbara's Oatmeal Rolls

1 1/2 Cups Old fashioned oats
1/4 cup oleo
2/3 Cups brown sugar
2 teaspoons salt
Put the above in a large bowl and cover with 3 cups of boiling water, stir gently.
Cool to room temperature and add 2 pkgs. yeast (4 1/2 tsp.)  in 1/3 cup warm water.  Add 5 1/2 to 7 cups flours.  Add flour until fairly stiff.  Knead on floured board until fairly smooth.
Put dough into greased bowl and cover.  Let rise until double in bulk.  Shape into rolls and dip into melted oleo.  Place on cookie sheet and let rise until double in bulk.  Bake at 375 degrees for 15 - 17 minutes or until lightly browned.


Lands Family Led by the Lord said...

HI Nicole,
The pumpkin patch sounds like fun.. Lord willing we are going to one near our house this week..


varunner said...

I can never get rolls to turn out right. Oatmeal rolls sound great :-) You'll have to post the recipe!

Nicole said...

I hope you can make it Virginia!

Added it Lisa! lol I was meaning to do that last night but guess I didn't remember.. oops!

Mary said...

I love that picture of you guys! Have fun at the pumpkin patch! We went on Friday and had a lot of fun :)

Guiding Light said...

Ha ha ha! Love the title and heading of this blog! Great meme too...going to have to check in to it. Have a wonderfully blessed day!

Nicole said...

Thanks so much!!
Yes, please join in on the meme!! I have it open all week and will do another one next Tuesday! Feel free to jump in with any and everything!!

Have a blessed day too!

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