Good Morning! I had a no so great weekend and am ready for a great new week. It’s Monday morning and I’m really getting back into a regular routine here at my blog. I join in with Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom . Be sure and stop by to see what it’s all about!
- A big cup of coffee and then a homemade fruit smoothie (banana, pineapple, strawberry and cherries) before I go to the gym.
- Pool in time and then the gym to avoid the warmer water from the humidity of the recent storms.
- Stealing Home by Sherryl Woods
- Still Life with Murder by P.B. Ryan
- Living with Gusto by Elizabeth Day
Whatever strikes our fancy off the DVR. I try not to plan this in advance and just go with the flow at least until the NEW Fall schedule starts.
|MONDAY||8/4||YOGURT||C.O.R.D.||Orange Honey Chicken|
|TUESDAY||8/5||BAGEL & CREAM CHEESE||C.O.R.D.||Bohemian Pork Chops aka Pork Chops in Beer Gravy|
|FRIDAY||8/8||CEREAL||C.O.R.D.||Slow Cooked Pork Tenderloin with Sauerkraut|
|SATURDAY||8/9||C.O.R.D.||C.O.R.D.||Baked White Fish|
|SUNDAY||8/10||Shirred Eggs||C.O.R.D.||Chicken Chile Corn Custards|
Do a little quilting and finish a few older projects though I have yet to have a few minutes to myself LOL like that’s going to happen.
I have a list of tons of recipes I want to try, but I’m trying to go with the most unusual first. So this week it is MOINK balls. Stay posted for the results.
As I combine all my old blogs into this new one I’m also keeping a list of those recipes that I cannot in good conscience bring over until I remake them and take some decent pictures LOL.
We were forced to start the work on the garden this week when we dug the grave for our cat. Hubs sterilized the ground and we’re giving it a week or so before we begin reconstructing.
Well, with fresh berries just starting to hit farmers markets, we can tell you that how to keep them fresh! Here’s a tip I’m sharing on how to prevent them from getting there in the first place: Wash them with vinegar.
When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can’t taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft. So go forth and stock up on those pricey little gems, knowing they’ll stay fresh as long as it takes you to eat them.
Nibble Me This – Chris is my go to blog for BBQ advice
Terra Photographica – I’m a little biased here, but my brother is an amazing photographer – go check out his galleries.
STILL PRAYING FOR Guidance and patience with the woman handling the house sale – she has no follow through, common sense or common courtesy and I pray that she receives help in ALL of those areas. And believing that if it doesn’t work out the way we want it’s because we were meant to be elsewhere. Hence my Inspirational quote for today.