Monday, October 14, 2019

Happy Homemaker October 14, 2019

I love waking up to the sound of the crickets on fall mornings. You can fill the crispness in the air and all the smells of fall!  It's still dark outside my window this morning. The stillness still engulfs my home! I am thankful for time already spent with my heavenly Daddy this morning....
We finally received some much needed rain for our area! We have been so dry ... I pray it rains softly all week! I need a down week to get a lupus flare under control. Nothing says rest like gloomy rainy days.
We are weeks to till my daughters wedding ceremony! I am so excited to celebrate her and my new son! They are amazing together.
So far October has been kind! I spoke at a ladies conference at the beginning of the month and shared my story! God I amazing when you look back over every aspect of this journey! I hope the end is as wonderful as the beginning!  After all I am just weeks till I put up my Christmas tree eek! I am so excited!
Well I have rambled plenty enough. Thank you for hanging in there for me to! Today I am Joining up with Sandra for Happy Homemaker Monday. If you would like to join in on the fun and meet some amazing blogger's! Follow the link below:
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The weather in the Carolina's are finally beginning to feel like fall outside! It is currently 61 degrees outside and our high today is 79 and cloudy! I will take it over 100 degrees any day!
Tuesday- 77 low 57
Wednesday- 76 low 42 Rain :)
Thursday- 66 low 41
Friday- 68 location low 41
Saturday- 72 low 48
Sunday- 76 low 52 
I wish it would be in the high sixties all week. I won't complain though! I look forward to the cooler air.

Right Now...
I am in the bed working on this post. Everyone is still resting peacefully. Just because I am awake doesn't mean they should miss out on this wonderful thing called sleep! Also thinking coffee and breakfast would be wonderful right now!

I have been awake since around 4 this morning. Thinking about how very blessed I am. I was in the emergency room again next Saturday night. My friend Lupus had caused inflamation on my heart again. I am so thankful I didn't need a hospital stay. instead I was able to return home!
It has made me think even harder about how I want to be intentional in all I do! Also do more things I love! We have so much going on! My husband was picked up your a publishing agency for his book and it should be released for sale mid December! I just can't believe how good God is !

On my reading pile...
 I have decided to reread One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voscamp again. I love a book that keeps me in perspective!

On my t.v.....
New Amsterdam
The Good Dr
God Friended Me 
New season of Deadly Women
Expedition Unknown
Victoria ( I am in love)

On the menu this week....
Monday- left over chicken casserole and veggies
Tuesday- Salmon patties and fries
Wednesday- chicken and rice soup
Thursday- Salmon Steaks, herb rice, and zucchini 
Friday- Grocery store

On my to do list.....
make next 30 days of lesson plans for a family I helping with home school over the computer this year.
cut sewing patterns
tidy house

What am I sewing or crafting...
I have been busy taking in dresses and hemming them for the wedding. Now that is done I bought some new sewing pattern. I have been asked about several doll clothes orders for Christmas. I would like to get a head start

Homemaking tips...
Clean messes up as you go it will be easier to keep your home tidier that way.

Looking around the house...
When I went to bed last night it looked good overall. I need to Swiffer the floors and empty the dishwasher and we will be good to go!

What do I plan to wear today....
comfy jeans and a t-shirt 

From my camera...
I have a few I would like to share because it's been awhile since I stopped by!
I got another super hero mask! I love how stylish they can be
The  A Life of Faith Girls had a wonderful time at the re-enactment. All that sewing was worth it for those who needed help with skirts, bonnets, and aprons!  

          The Cherished Women's Conference was                                           amazing

 We made homemade bread last week and oh              my! The work is always worth it's taste.

We also made some homemade apple butter.

I love making memories! I want to fill years with memories my kids will always remember!

Devotional and what's on my prayer list ...
Please pray for my sweet Mom! Her little dog bit her on the hand! It has gotten really infected. Please pray for my oldest! Her husband and herself are fostering the sweetest baby right now! Of course I can not share any of his story, but I can tell you it was bad, They would love to adopt him when it is all said and done!  Please pray he can be. Please pray for me as well. I have had some blood work come back wonky. I am severely anemic and they he thinks ,I might be losing blood. I get all the results of my lung test when I go back to the lung specialist the end  if the month! 

Thank you for dropping by  spending apart of your day with me this morning. 
                    Prayerfully Yours ~Shellie


  1. Oh, goodness, I love homemade apple butter. Now, I'm craving it!
    Victoria is on my to watch list of shows! ;)

    1. I have fallen in love with Victoria! Let me know what you think when you watch it!

  2. I need to go back and rewatch Victoria. I haven't heard anything about a fourth season but keep hoping. I hope you feel better.

  3. Victoria is SO good isn't it?

    You've made me crave apple butter, yum. Hope your Lupus flare up calms down a bit. And yes, I also love a good rain. Have a wonderful week.

    1. I have fallen in Love with Victoria! Problem is I just don't know what I am going to watch when I finish it!
      Thank you! I hope you have a wonderful week as well!

  4. I must make some homemade bread soon! Or maybe homemade cinnamon rolls! Yummm….

    I hope you can stop by:


    1. Cinnamon rolls sound wonderful! I may have to make some for those in the very near future! I have stopped by and look forward to future visits!

  5. Love all the photos!! And there is nothing better than homemade bread!! Have a great week!

  6. Fall weather always puts me in a baking mood. Glad you didn't have to stay at the hospital. Hope your Lupus flare settles back down and you have a wonderful week!

  7. Love your blog, just everything :) Love you so much!

  8. I'm running a week behind, but here I am! I enjoyed reading your post and love the pics! I had bread-baking on my list for last week, but didn't make it. Will aim for it again this week. Blessings for a great Sunday and maybe I'll see you again tomorrow! :)


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