Gosh, April 10th was the last time I got on here!! I am letting "life" get in the way of my blogging, and this is where I get the most enjoyment! So, for 10 minutes before I get the kids up, even though I don't have my Scripture in front of me, or the Love Dare steps in front of me, I thought I would jot down a few thoughts.
Trent, at the Simple Dollar, gave me GREAT inspiration in one of his posts. He said that he, too, got a bit sluggish and almost let his blog go, however, he set his "new post" message as his homepage, which reminded him to blog every day! Check it out if you have a minute. It's a great blog site!!
So, with today's economy "being so bad" as the news reminds us, or if any of us are going through some tough times right now....let's make a personal decision that FOR TODAY, WE WILL NOT SPEND ANY MONEY!! Why spend money today?? Do you have food, clothing, shelter? Then you are fine! Can you eat something in your freezer, pantry....be creative! It is amazing how much LESS we can all do without!
Instead of heading to the mall today, or our to lunch, make a cup of soup (well, it will be hot, so make a sandwich or salad!), and sit outside on your back porch. BREATHE the fresh air and listen to the sounds of birds, trees rustling...that you are usually too busy to pay attention to. It is a "cup of tea for the soul"!
OR, take your pet for a walk! It will do you both good. And all of this is FREE!! Not to mention that you are taking NOTHING out of your checkbook or savings to enjoy this day!
Enjoy the warm weather!
Oh, and in case "life" gets in the way again today, Dinner tonight is STROMBOLI and MACARONI SALAD.
RECIPE for STROMBOLI:
Frozen Bread Dough
Can of Prego
*Let frozen dough rise (about 2 hours)
*Spread some flour around dough so it is not sticky. Roll out dough. Spread lightly with olive
oil. Sprinkle parmesian cheese, oregano and garlic salt over dough. Layer the meats and cheeses
on the dough. Pour some Prego over meats and cheeses, then FOLD IN the dough and pinch in the middle. (It should look like a pizza pocket).
*Once dough is folded over, brush lightly again with olive oil. Sprinkle parmesian cheese, oregano,and garlic salt.
*Bake in the oven at 350 until golden brown.
YUM...slice and serve!
GOD BLESS! And REMEMBER, DO NOT SPEND ANY MONEY TODAY!! (Except if you have to go to grocery store to get above ingredients...remember the macaroni, celery, onion, mayo and egg for the macaroni salad!)
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