We have a very busy week – with lots of excitement from Valentines with fun crafts and recipes. Every day is something special so lets celebrate in a special way and on our planner. We have all the fun days included . The planner is done with stickers and daily reminders – perfect to keep me on track for post on my blog. Lisa
I am the first to admit l try to plan out my week and blog post but sometimes life happens. I even have a planner (okay lots of planners) to keep me organized but good thing you can erase or cross out and start over.
Like today ! My hubby has the day off (I didn’t know about) but that changes plans. Then I forgot about my parents Anniversary (63 years) on my planner but that’s tomorrow post. I think that makes plan C : I am kinda on a roll today. Hopefully your day goes better it’s just another Maniac Monday!
This Sunday in My Words of Faith – I am sharing some ways to be creative with your walk with God. I was blessed at Christmas time to receive some great gifts from love ones who knows I love to be creative in all things I do. So enjoy these and I will be sharing more with you in the coming weeks – Lisa
Sunday Faith Planner:
Bible Coloring Verses:
Graciously words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.
Book : 100 days of Bible promises
Book review : In Shanna Noel book is a journal with lovely verses and a prayer for each day.Fully illustrated it makes a lovely gift to give or receive,
Its a wonderful devotional and I decided to decorate mine to bring it too life, As I read and pray over the daily verse. Lisa
2 Corinthians 12 :9 Verse: But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
Grace is do honor or credit to (someone or something) by one’s presence. the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.
Grow in Grace :
The one thing we all need to do more is to grow in the love of God and in His grace and knowledge and trust him in our time of need. Lisa
My December planner is filled with fun stickers,clip art and stamps. With all the important dates highlighted, We have a busy December with 3 birthday, Parties and Community events. On e of the fun things we are planning is an Ugly Sweater family Party! Do you have that sweater that was a gift but never wore or did you buy it and change your mind. Here’s your excuse to wear it . And have fun ! Lisa
It’s time to get your ugly sweater out ! It’s an Ugly Sweater Party :
Sugar Cookies :
Here’s a Fun tag book to make :
(2 ) 6 by 6 sheets ( front & back cover)
(1) 6 by 6 sheet folded for book binder & too hold the tags in.
(6 ) tags inside : with pictures,stickers, and journaling. Made with coordinating Christmas paper.
The front is made with a paper pierced ugly sweater. And decorated. The paper used is the scraps from making the tags.
Need idea’s about Ugly Sweater Contest -Check out my tags.
Hello! Thanksgiving Eve : On my planner it said Cooking. What doesn’t include is all the last minute changes I have to add, . But we can work them in. So read on my Re Planned /Cooking day for great dessert & more Lisa
Bread making for Hubby office party (last minute)
Picking my Son from College (Yeah) (clanged date)
And working on dishes for Thanksgiving ! Dessert time
Since tomorrow will be crazy I am doing a twist on Wed planner with Dessert: So here some family favorites from my Table :
1/2 C margarine
11/2 C graham cracker crumbs
1/2 C pecans
1/4 C Sugar
For the Crust – melt margarine and mix in the other ingredients .Press into a spring form pa.
2 8oz Cream cheese
1 C light brown sugar
1/4 C sugar
1 T flour
1 tsp vanilla
3 T Milk
Mix cream cheese,and sugars. Add flour,vanilla and milk. Add Eggs and mix well. Bake on a cookie sheet at 350 for about 30-40 minutes. Pull from oven let Cool about 5 minutes and Un Snap pan. Let Set 30 minutes. Resnap and refrigerate.
Today Wednesday post is about being Thankful and grateful !
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines thankful as “appreciative of benefits received”. It is a way of expressing appreciation with or without an act. … Gratitude is more like having a sense of thankfulness and the feeling is from within.
Grateful and thankful are both positive feelings of gratitude. The big difference between grateful vs thankful is that grateful implies that you need others to be happy, while you can be thankful without being dependent on others or external occasions. Instead, you can always choose to be thankful if you choose to.
So my planner is about being thankful for what I have and grateful that I can share it with others- I am both Thankful and Filled with Gratitude this Wends-day morning. Lisa
I am thankful everyday I have my family with me. And my list of 10 can include many things more. I am also thankful for a chance to share my Mom’s recipe for her squash casserole a family favorite for the holidays . Lisa
30 days of Gratitude to others :
My gratitude goes out to friends and family. That is always ready to lend a hand in any thing I need help with. A recommendation on a place, a job or a recipe .My gratitude goes out to you my readers – because of you I keep on writing and sharing – Thank You Lisa
Today is our last day of Holiday’s of Festival ! Today I am celebrating New Year : The end and Beginning of a New Tear :Today we celebrate in Pink to honor the Year of the Pig . Lisa
It’s a great time of the year to start a new planner ! Set new Goals for the New Year – my page with planner stickers .
My New Year Snow Globe card that I drew for 2019 celebration. Let’s ring in the New Year with a party.
I am Lucky we celebrate 2 New Years. Chinese New Year this year is Feb 5th, And we celebrate the Year of the PIG.
The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. Pig was late because he overslept. Another story says that a wolf destroyed his house. He had to rebuild his home before he could set off. When he arrived, he was the last one and could only take twelfth place.
Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life.
We celebrate family and ancestors with food ,family and fun. Lisa
So today planner is all about September and This weeks recipes on my blog.
So have you tried any of my recipes on my blog s? There family favorites and most quick and easy. Every day – I have a recipe featured on my Creative blog ( Lisa Daily Grind) – today’s recipe : Butterscotch Brownies, recipe
If you have missed any of the recipes on my planner -check my blog post.
Thursday is Food Day here – So look for some yummy recipes ,cook books and more here. Look for my weekly Food Tip ! Lisa
September : -from the Roman word Seven. Is the seventh month as summer leaves and we turn to Fall.
Birthdays : my nephew Grant . he’s a Libra
The two zodiac signs associated with the month of September are Virgo and Libra. People born from September 1st to September 22nd are members of the Virgo sign. As one of the zodiac’s most understanding and caring signs, a Virgo can be easily spotted by their innate compassion.
Flower is Morning glory
Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day!!!!
September 22 first official day of Fall & start of October feast.
Today we are taking a trip to the Windy City ! Chicago
My travel journal highlighting a family trip to Chicago – This was a second trip for Me but a for our first family . . We had lots of fun plans for a long weekend & kept this journal. The page is covered with street maps & travel paper. Fun stamps and tickets from the events finish up the pages. Enjoy ! Lisa
On the Weekend schedule :
Forbidden City exhibition ( Clay Warriors )
Deep Dish Pizza / Lunch
Walking the streets & enjoying the city ( subway/train system)
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