Happy Friday, y’all! What has made your week amazing? I’m ecstatic that it finally feels like fall! As I write this, I’m sitting wrapped in my amazing blanket (It has a terrible review on Amazon, but only because it is a fraction of the cost at Costco, where I got mine.) with my doors and windows open, enjoying the cool, crisp fall air.
We live in the South, so it will probably be full-on winter in a week or two. I love living in the South, but I wouldn’t mind being somewhere with actual seasons.
The cats are loving the fall weather, too.
School has been fairly routine. It weird that we’ve already been in school long enough that the kids are starting to wrap up some areas – Megan is finishing up her Titanic study in preparation for World War I, and they’re both finishing their first long-term assigned reading.
I tried a new recipe that week that was easy and tasty – a one-pan deal perfect for busy nights and requiring little clean-up. Those are my favorite kinds of meals! It was one skillet Mexican chicken and rice and you have to make the optional-but-shouldn’t-be jalapeno ranch dressing. Yum!
It’s also the start of pumpkin everything season, so I had to make a pumpkin crunch cake for dessert last night. Mmmmm! I used to think that I didn’t like pumpkin, but it’s the heavy spices in traditional pumpkin pie that I don’t like.
Okay, seriously, those are probably the highlights of my week. Just one of those calm, ordinary, perfect-for-an-introvert weeks. In case you missed it, I shared 9 Things You Don’t Want to Hear About Homeschooling over at About.com this week.
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