Monday, May 18, 2015

My Daybook May 18, 2015

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FOR TODAY May 18th...

Outside My Window... 
green grass, blue sky, still air

I am thinking...
I do wish the children wouldn't bicker.

I am thankful for...
children who get along well most of the time. They're best friends for life.

From the kitchen...
I'm going to go make a chocolate muffin in a mug from the Trim Healthy Mama book.

I am wearing...
my polka dot dress. It's light and cool.

I am creating...
I haven't had time to create anything lately.

I am going...
to do my normal Monday driving.

I am reading...
Beauty by the Book, Whispers on the Dock, and Trim Healthy Mama.

I am hoping...
that the cool (for May '70's) weather continues.

I am hearing...
birds, a lawn mower, traffic on the highway.

Around the house...
the girls just finished the dishes. School books will come out in a few minutes.

One of my favorite things...
Dasani water is my favorite bottled water.

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week:
Catching up on school paperwork... school with the kids... cleaning... sewing... cleaning... driving everyone everywhere... and decluttering for a yard sale.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...
My favorite sandwich at my husband's restaurant.
You can read more Daybook entries at our hostess Peggy's blog, The Simple Woman.
God bless!

Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage
Happy at Home


  1. I enjoyed reading your Daybook (which I keep on forgetting to do, btw). That sandwich looks good!!! Have a lovely week. Blessings

  2. I think I have a chocolate muffin in a mug mix in my pantry from Tastefully Simple... I may have to go make it!

    Have a great week!

  3. I forget, too. Linda. It's a Philly Cheese Steak.

  4. Love reading your journal You are a busy lady!!

  5. My kids bicker too. They get over it pretty quickly though. It has gotten better the older they get.
    We are getting ready for a yard sale in June! UGH, I really dislike having them but I have so much that we need to cut loose! :)
    Hope your week goes smooth! (It's really humid here in MID-Missouri)

  6. Thanks for sharing your Simple Woman's Daybook post; love the looks of that Philly Cheese Steak...making me really hungry!!

    I had switched to doing "Daybook" every other week; but found I MISSED linking up with everyone!! So, here I am again this week after posting one last week!

    Enjoy reading everyone's!!

  7. Hello Mrs Laura,,, I am a new follower to your blog..I enjoyed your daybook...I to am a homeschooling parent.
    Well use to be...Our only Child will graduate June 7th :-)
    I was blessed to be able to home school him since he was 4 :-)


  8. Love to see what that chocolate muffin in a mug looks like! It sounds very intriguing!! Have a great week!

  9. I hope your weather holds....we've already had 90 degree temperatures.
    Mama Bear

  10. Oh, gosh that sandwich looks good! Hope you have a wonderful week! :)

  11. A household without bickering children would be wonderful. Hope your week is good!

  12. Laura,
    I enjoyed your day book.. So lovely.
    The sandwich looks wonderful... Hope you have a blesses and wonderful week.

  13. Fun Day Book Post ! I well remember the busy days of bickering children !One day you will miss it . I am glad some days have baby laughter now . Grand babies are a great bonus to having survived the homeschool ten years ! LOL You have a fun blog ! Thanks for sharing on the link up.

  14. A day book is such a lovely idea... might have to give this a go in one of my special notebooks I keep but never seem to use!

    Really enjoyed reading about your day

  15. I don't like getting ready for sales, either, Joyful. I need to get busy before it gets hot!

  16. It's fun to share, Barbara. I'll be over in a few minutes.

  17. How wonderful, Renee! How do you make the squigglies?

  18. Totally get it, my kids are either fighting like cats and dogs or the absolute best of friends. I could do without the cats and dogs part! ;)

  19. Oh on my name :-) I found those few years ago.. you can snag them if you want for your name :-)


    and here is one for you

    I can make you a snow globe one or glitter one if you want

  20. Oh LOL I forgot, I can also make link back buttons,banners,blog backgrounds...

  21. ;-) Made you something Laura....

  22. OOf ok Fixed...
    here is the bg link


  23. Here ya go Laura L :-)

  24. Sounds like your week is going well so far :) Have a lovely weekend too! :)

  25. Laura, kids will bicker from time to time, but like you said; friends forever! You are always such a busy lady. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  26. Jann, I want you to know that it always makes me feel good to see your name in my inbox!


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