Some days are better than others. Some days can be a trial with simultaneous arthritis and cellulitis outbreaks going on. Other days can be quite lovely, in spite of the physical limitations. Today was one of those.
Right off the bat, two loads of laundry were washed, dried, folded and put away. I had questioned whether I should dip into my savings to buy the appliances, but they are worth their weight in gold to me.
While clothes were washing I fried some bacon that needed to be used up. Added toast and a couple of eggs and it was a breakfast fit for a king.
The worst of the muck has been washed from my kitchen floor and it shines as much as a cheap linoleum floor can shine.
I made up a batch of brown sugar today. I don't buy brown sugar any more. When my brown sugar canister gets low, I just mix in a tablespoon of molasses for each cup of white sugar and make up enough to fill the canister again. It is way cheaper to make my own than buy it.
I mixed up a huge batch of chocolate chip cookies. The smell of them baking is making me hungry. There are enough for Oldest Son to take some to work to share with his co-workers for his birthday tomorrow, plus enough for him and his friend as well as me to enjoy. You just can't go wrong with chocolate chip cookies.
It will be a "Lazy Granny" supper tonight. Homemade ham and bean soup that I canned a while back and maybe some cornbread to go with it. I use half store-bought cornmeal and half ground up sweet corn that I dehydrated. Makes for the best cornbread ever.
And then I will find a movie to watch while I do a little sewing. Or maybe read for a while. There is nothing exciting or dramatic about my life, but it suits me. Especially when I have a really good day.
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