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Monday, January 11, 2010

My First Simple Woman's Daybook Entry


For Today: January 11, 2010
Outside my window........Baby, its cold outside!

I am thinking...................about my sweet husband and what all he has to deal with today.

I am thankful for.............PEACE in my life.

I am wearing....................pretty blue warm p.j.'s and barefooted.

I am remembering..........what a nice weekend we had with good friends.

I am going.........................to work, grocery store, and post office and of course to the thrift stores!

I am currently reading...your blogs!

I am hoping......................that my grandchildren will remember something that I have taught them.

On my mind.....................I am thankful for how far my son has come in his life and how far I hope he will go and I give all the credit to prayer and hard work.

Noticing that....................my home is nice and clean but to keep it that way I must do little things everyday.

Pondering these words....I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Phil. 4:13

In the kitchen...................Butter beans simmering in the crock pot. Yum!

Around the house.............ironing, and 1 load of laundry and the most important thing is some sewing.

One of my favorite things.......... Just one??? My coke first thing in the morning.

From my picture journal:

My favorite picture of my 96 year old Granny with me!
Look at her little face!
She still makes 2 quilts a week! Amazing.
For more Daybook entries go to: The Simple Woman

21 comments:

Needled Mom said...

Great entry. I don't think that I have heard of this before. Do you have the questions and you have to answer them? Very nice and a great picture of you and your Granny.

lindsey said...

Great post and lovely photo!

Faye said...

Oh Valorie, This pic. is precious! You both are beautiful! Hope you have a great day! Blessings, Faye

Maria said...

Enjoyed reading your post Valerie.
Beautiful photo of you and Granny.

Laurie said...

I agree with the previous comments - the picture of you and your Granny is just beautiful! It would be a great picture to frame :)

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Hi Valorie, I am joining you today on the Simple Woman's Daybook. I've never done it before either. I posted it on my thrifting blog.

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com

Heidi said...

I love this post Valerie. Can I have some of those butter beans?

Love the picture of you and Granny. So sweet.

Karens Hopes said...

Oh lovely thoughts and a great picture of you and Granny.
Hugs
Karen

Pat said...

Lovely picture and lovely entries on that list today.

Julie said...

How fun that was to read. I hope you have a great day today. Julie

cockermom said...

I love seeing Granny so happy, what a sweetie!

Love Bears All Things said...

Welcome to Daybook! You did a great job. I agree, we would get along fine.
Thanks for visiting, friend.
Mama Bear

StitchinByTheLake said...

Valerie that is a simply wonderful picture of you and Granny - what a treasure. It's cold here too but getting warmer thank goodness. We have a refrigerator in a closet in the carport (an extra left over from a previous move) and the motor never ran during those really cold days. And my celery and carrots froze inside the fridge! Have a wonderful week. blessings, marlene

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

What a wonderful post, I enjoyed my visit, and yes your grandmother does have a sweet face, so is beautiful thank you for sharing.

Linda said...

What a cute granny. My Mom if she was alive today her birthday being Feb 10 she would be celebrating her 96th.Cherish the moments you have with your Granny.

Julie said...

Great post!! I love the picture of your granny and you! I would love to find out more about this Simple woman's Daybook??
Blessings,
Julie

Alice Grace said...

Wow, that is such a great post! And what are you doing at that time of morning barefooted and in pj's! LOL
Love
MOM

Allie said...

Awww - love the pic of you and Granny!

*karendianne. said...

Oh that is a lovely photo of you and Granny. A special look is captured in her face there. I can see it. And your writings today and wonderful. So inspirational and heartwarming.

Joyce Marie said...

Thanks so much for visiting me. I love to do the Simple Woman's Daybook. It is one of my favorite times of the week.

Your Granny is adorable! You are so very fortunate to have her and that she sews two quilts a week is so amazing.

God bless,
Joyce Marie

Love Bears All Things said...

I'm leaving you an award on tomorrow's post at Bears in Exile.
Mama Bear