Weekends

 

How was your weekend?

I enjoyed a super quiet 'no workers drilling out bricks on my house' weekend. Today they are coming to take down the scaffolding. Next up are the roofers. I don't know when they are coming here, end of this week?

Besides being deliciously quiet, I enjoyed doing a little bit of everything. Writing, journaling, knitting and reading. Sure I did some chores as well. My kitchen floor is squeaky clean! 

Today I'm writing out the mighty to do list and sketch out a menu plan. If you haven't already, please read Bonny's menu plan post and especially the comments section. I found it helpful!

I am nearing the end of knitting my grandson's Christmas sweater, what a fast knit!! 


How was your weekend?

Comments

  1. Beautiful sweater and beautiful flowers. I'm glad you had a quiet, peaceful weekend.

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  2. I'm glad you enjoyed a quiet weekend before the roofers show up! We have a refrigerator full of leftovers, so that's dinner tonight. But that gives me time to plan my next week's worth of meals. I benefited greatly from all the comments people were so kind to share!

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  3. The weekend was painful... sigh. I hope your week of workers provides you some moments of quiet!

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  4. Ah, the peace and quiet of no hammers and drills. I'm sure you, Frodo, AND Holly were much happier.

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  5. Hooray for a quiet weekend. Baby knits are such a joy because the work up quickly. Not to mention how cute they are. Thanks for the link about menu planning. Now I want to look at the paprika app. I plan 2 weeks at a time. Fresh ingredients are purchased weekly though.

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  6. Is that a zinnia? I have some I'm growing from seed, but they haven't bloomed yet. We went to the lake this weekend, as it was hot and sunny here.

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    1. Yes it is, I snapped that at my sister's yard.

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  7. I can't function without a menu plan. Isn't it great when the workers go away and it's your house again.

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  8. What are those pink flowers called? I had a neighbour back home who had them but I never knew what they were.

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  9. I love your grandson's sweater. You are really making progress on that. The pink flowers are gorgeous. I hope that your home renovations continue to go well. See you again soon! Have a good week.

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  10. Glad you had a peaceful weekend! That sweater sure is cute, and your flowers are amazing.

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  11. My meal pkanning system is awesome - I let my daughter deal with it. LOL It works out great, except my husband tends to raid the fridge and eat half the needed ingredients for snacks.

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  12. our neighborhood is going through a re-roofing phase (many homes had damage from a hailstorm last summer) and a day when it's quiet is a most welcome day! love the quick progress you're making on your grandson's sweater!

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  13. Lovely flowers Karen, I have never seen Yarrow that colour, we sometimes have light pink ones, they are a gorgeous colour. That jumper is such a quick knit, it will be off the needles by now I am sure!

    Enjoy your meal planning, I swear by it but I know it is not for everyone.

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  14. I'm glad you had a weekend of peace and quiet. What pretty flowers and a darling little sweater.

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