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Menu Monday - A Return to Routine

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Well here we are again, sliding right back into routine days.  I'd personally like a cross balance.  John home all the time (with a steady income too, lol) and routine days with a few days vacation now and then.  However, this is the life we have at present, and why wish it away?  It was nice to take a vacation from our normal routine.

With no real plans in place this vacation, I discovered a thing or two about me.  I need some structure or I get terribly antsy, snarky and impatient.  I didn't expect we'd spend every single day taking a day trip...Goodness but that would have gotten old very quickly and been as tedious as working every single day.  But I do need some sort of routine, some task to accomplish each day or I tend to be cranky as can be as the day drags on.  Once I realized this, it was easy enough to make the sort of plans that could also be set aside if John decided he wanted to go someplace...and he usually did if I'd made plans, lol.  In the end, I'…

Blogs, Articles of Interest and Other Such Items

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So much time to read...NOT!  But you know how much I do love to read.  Like many I have a list of blogs...I have TWO one on Internet Explorer and one on Mozilla...and I take a few minutes here and an hour there each day to read through a few.  I am almost always adding and deleting blogs, keeping just a handful as constants in my busiest times.  I've also been collecting links for various things I thought you might enjoy.  Here's a sampling of what I've been reading and enjoying lately.

A heartwarming story:
http://www.parade.com/news/2011/10/a-chance-encounter-a-lasting-bond.html


I love to visit Happy Miscellany now and then.  I found this 'coffee sack' logo on her blog which she has kindly shared.  Print off on transferable paper and then put on your own fabric...This product is very easy to use by the way whether you get the iron on type or the adhesive type.  Katie did t-shirts earlier this spring for herself and friends with the adhesive type and  they looked f…