I have to say I was feeling a bit sad Sunday evening, but decided I would take that time to say a few prayers - specifically - Hail Mary's. I seldom feel lonely, but after seeing quite a few pictures of my grandchildren on FB, I felt an empty spot in my heart. On the fourth Hail Mary there was a familiar knock on the door. It was my son in law with a surprise dinner for me. I held back tears while I thanked him and we chatted for a few minutes. He's a chef that no one would turn away food from him. He grilled a steak and a potato for me. I thanked God for His care of me and chowed down on a delicious meal. Of course, Marley had to have a taste, as well. Just a small one.
I went to make the peppermint bug spray this morning finding out I had only a few drops of peppermint oil left. I added tea tree oil and will order more peppermint today.
Since I pulled the cucumber plant I took the five small cukes that were left and cut them for snacks. I also pulled the tomato plant that produced one red tomato and one green tomato. The plan is to fry the green one and indulge in the goodness. It was just last year that I discovered the yumminess of fried green tomatoes.
This morning the charity shop finds I posted about last week got washed and hung in the sun to dry. I washed them twice, then rinsed them in warm water with a few drops of thieves essential oil in it.
Today the floors will get cleaned and the house will get dusted along with the tasks I perform each day.
It's been a few months since I cleared paperwork off of the counter and set up the armoire in my bedroom as an office space. I was happy that the task was accomplished, but became confused as to where items were. I had seven containers with supplies in them. When I was in TJ Maxx last week I found a six drawer unit with no price on it. After asking, the associate priced it at 19.99. I'll take it! Most of the small bins went to new homes and all of my items are neatly behind the drawers. I made a list of what was in each drawer to make it easier to grab what I need.
The pickled eggs finally went into the brine on Friday. The recipe is simple and has been passed down from my husband's family to me, then to our children. This morning's breakfast consisted of cucumbers and a pickled egg. When posting tis is done, I'll add a peanut butter toast and a glass of milk.
A big warm welcome to the three new readers. I'm not able to access the part of the blog that tells me who you are, but the welcome stands, non the less.
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