May Goals – Better late than never!

Greetings from the good side of Tuesday!  Today was a busy one with lots of last minute preparations for our standardized testing that starts for my grade levels tomorrow.  I also had a doctor’s appointment after school.  Hampton Road is always good for causing some afternoon stress.  I got stuck at a bridge opening on the way to the appointment.  Fortunately, I left early enough to allow myself some “wiggle time.”  As it turned out, I arrived only about five minutes late.


Yuck, yuck, yuck!  So glad I made it to the appointment only a few minutes late.

We had some beans for dinner with sautéed baby kale and corn.  Noodles with parmesan cheese rounded out the meal.  I feel so industrious and old school when I soak dry beans overnight {note:  this means I’m planning ahead.  Go me!} and boil.  Then, I reboil the night I serve them.  We usually get two meals out of one bag of dried beans {plus lunch leftovers}.


They are tasty but definitely not visually appealing.  😉

Although things are a mess…see picture below of laundry basket that has been resting in the same spot since Sunday {I actually did do them tonight!  Go me again!}


H and I decided to focus on one of our April goals that didn’t get accomplished.  This would be planting!  Below are our green beans nestled in the dirt plus a repotted sunflower plant that Holden “made” me for Mother’s Day.  If these plants don’t grow, I’m really giving up on growing things beside children.

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Isn’t he a cute gardner!?!?  Such a big helper in all things but especially in the yard.


I do somewhat okay on my April goals.  I didn’t finish my book.  It was a hard sell for me.  Just couldn’t stay with all the technical info.  We finally got H’s bathing suit from Gymboree straight.  I honestly did 4 returns for different sizes.  He’s a 24m on the bottom and the little swim shirt is a 3T.  Our clothes are switched, and we are wearing our summer duds!  93 was the high here today.  Wow!  I’m sad to report that no date happened with the Mr. in April.  I’m not thinking May is looking too good for a childless adventure anywhere.  BUT we do have a wedding weekend coming up in June that I’m really excited about.  🙂  Here are May goals…only about two weeks into May!


This is the book I’m trying to finish…


Hope you had a great day!

Question:  How do you feel about “abandoning books?”  Never would she ever!  <-  So says my sister!  I say why waste your time if you aren’t enjoying it.