Trying to get back into my early morning routine even though the kids don't start back to school until Thursday..
That it is still really dark outside!
On My Reading Pile...
I'm going to be starting "The Sum of All Kissess" as part of the First Read of the Year party over at A Book Journey.
On My TV...
We got really behind on watching our shows during December so our DVR was FULL. We've slowly been catching up one show at a time. So far we've caught up on Bones, NCIS, NCIS LA, and Elementary. We still have Grimm, Agents of Shield and maybe one other that I can't think of at the moment.
What I Found While Surfing the Net...
Peanut Butter Brownies! I'll be making these for New Year's Eve and will hopefully be sharing my thoughts on them for Full Plate Thursday.
On the Menu This Week...
The plan is to use up what we have in the pantry and freezer this week and then get back into the routine of menu planning. So this week might be a bit hodge-podge.
Tuesday: Game Night at Church with Finger Foods
Wednesday: Aunt Donna's for New Year's Dinner
Sunday: Church Fellowship
On My To Do List...
Today: Clean refrigerator and our bathroom.
Tomorrow: Bake, Menu Grocery List, New Year's Eve Game Night at Church.
Wednesday: Sleep in, New Year's Dinner at Aunt Donna's.
Thursday: Get the kids back to school, Bills.
In the Craft Basket...
Nothing at the moment. I need to start a project.
Looking Forward To This Week...
Fellowship with Family and Church Family
Looking Around the House...
We've been working on organizing the house before I start my new job on January 7th.
From the Camera...
On My Prayer List...
My new job and adjusting.
Commitment to read the Bible through in the new year.
Bible Verse, Devotional...
"You are God, ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, abundant in kindness." Nehemiah 9:17
Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!
How has it been almost that long since I've read a book?
I think I hit burn out with blogging and reading after my marathon run at review books. I loved receiving and reading them but I went overboard and got overwhelmed.
What's new? Thanks for asking :)
~I got a JOB! Yes, a job. I start working at our local community college on January 7th as a secretary for the Nursing Faculty Staff. I'm really excited! With both girls in school and me being on book and blog burnout for the past few months, I've been getting really bored throughout the day. Everything fell into place so nicely for this opportunity! I'll be working 9am-1pm which is perfect for getting the girls off to school and back home before they get off the bus.
~I just signed up for "First Book of the Year 2014" over at Book Journey. I really want to get back into enjoying a good book. I saw this "party" and decided that it would be the perfect way. The book I picked to start reading is "The Sum of All Kisses" by Julia Quinn, my very favorite author. I still can't believe I've had this book since October and haven't read it yet!
~I'm going to be creating a new blogging schedule. I haven't given it a lot of thought yet. I'm sure I'll have some old favorites and maybe some new favorites. If you have any great ideas for me, please let me know!
I'm really looking forward to a great, fun-filled New Year. I'm so ready!