Friday, April 20, 2007

Friday!


YEA! It is finally Friday! This has been one crazy week. We have had so much stuff going on here. I think that Steve is starting to feel a tiny bit better. He is on his second day of antibiotics. I am hoping that he can take it easy this weekend for the most part. Today I have been in one of those moods where I just want to be at home. I did go to the store this morning, and run a few errands this afternoon, but that was about it. I have been cooking a roast in the crock pot all day. We are going to have roast, carrots, rolls,and fruit salad. I feel like I have been just throwing meals together all week. We have had something going on every night this week. It is so nice to have a night off. It seems like the spring time is always like this. Between now, and when the kids get out of school we are on the go. I am looking forward to summer! Even knowing I don't handle the heat to well, I love summer! I love the time with the kids. I enjoy the fact that everyone can sleep in if they want, or stay up late if they want. Do any of you find this time of year to be be more busy than usual? Well, I am off to get dinner on the table. I hope everyone is having a great night!

13 Comments:

Blogger sista # 2 said...

What a nice dinner!We had that last Sunday. Growing up, mom never cooked real food on Friday or Saturday. We had fun kid food, like homemade pizza or chicken pot pie, or hot dogs (gasp!not often).
I like this tradition. Mom knocked herself out 5 days a week with cooking balanced meals for 7 kids.
I wish I was better, but I do the same -I save the nice dinners for other nights. We fed the missionaries tonight -last minute -papa johns pizza. Then our friends stopped by -fed the 7 of them too.
So pizza night goes a long way;)

I like the kids home in summer too.
happy friday! -J

April 20, 2007 at 8:28 PM  
Blogger donna said...

I try to cook at least 3 really good meals during the week. (Ok so I am not Martha Stewart) Between now and when the kids get out of school we are so busy as well. Life is so busy. I am also looking forward to the summer. I love being able to be with the kids. Go swimming, boating and just having fun. I hope you and Steve will be coming up here to Washington this summer. Get out of the hot weather for a few days. Your dinner sounds yummy.

April 20, 2007 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger so grateful to be Mormon! said...

hi michelle: YUM! what time is dinner? :)

happy friday, yeah, yippee, it is here! kick your feet off and enjoy some peaceful moments :)

April 20, 2007 at 10:05 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

that sounds yummy. I love to cook in the crockpot. glad steve is getting better. I love spring but i feel like i'm so busy. today i totally felt like staying home. it must be in the air.

April 20, 2007 at 10:48 PM  
Blogger A Life of A Teenage Drama Queen said...

Hey Mom! Thank you so much for the dinner! I really enjoyed it. I can't wait till summer either. Fun in the sun!

April 20, 2007 at 11:19 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

This time of year is so crazy! It's little league for us, that's what makes things so hectic...Your dinner sounds so good, we had that earlier in the week, well, minus the carrots...Have a great weekend!

April 21, 2007 at 9:48 AM  
Blogger so grateful to be Mormon! said...

hi michelle: thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me love and kindness comments about my "conversion/thank you letter" post. very sweet of you!

you started off my morning right -- with a big smile. can you see it? come by anytime, i love hearing from you. dare i say, you write like some kind of kindred spirit. i love how i feel when i read your words because you have a familiar tender spirit about you.

your alaskan cyber sister friend :)

happy day :)

April 21, 2007 at 9:49 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Yum...wish I had been at your house for dinner! ;)
The end of the school year is insanely busy...good luck on keeping up with it all. Glad to hear Steve is feeling better!

April 21, 2007 at 10:24 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

I think that this time of year feels more busy too. My son is doing baseball (which have a lot of game) then swimming registeration is already in a few weeks, school is coming to a close which means teacher gifts, etc. I know what you mean. I kinda am ready for a break for the summer too. Glad Steve is on the mends.

April 21, 2007 at 1:33 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

How do you cook your roast in the crock pot? What do you add to it etc.?
I just bought a roast and sometimes it just doesn't turn out good? I know, how can you mess up a crock pot roast??

My kids stay up WAY too late! I haven't been the best at making them go to bed early even though I wish they would. Our school starts at 9:00am so they don't get up until 8:15. (it's so nice)!

April 21, 2007 at 7:31 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

I love roast & love that you did it on a Friday. Yum.

April 21, 2007 at 7:35 PM  
Blogger Rebecca D. said...

i feel like life is on fast forward lately! I feel like every week is a foot race to get everything done! I'm feeling it too girl!!! your dinner sounds great!

April 23, 2007 at 8:45 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

I get so burned out on the busy evenings. Glad Steve us feeling better!

April 23, 2007 at 7:09 PM  

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