I got a little more done in both bathrooms today. I cleaned the counters and sinks, washed the mirror, and scrubbed the toilet in the extra bathroom. Doesn't sound like a lot, but it took some time to do a thorough job. You can see here how the sinks/counters look now. We do have a LOT of stuff on the master bath counter, because we don't have a medicine cabinet type of storage in there yet. Maybe eventually . . . This works fine, but it is a lot of stuff to clean around, so someday it would be nice to have a little less cluttered vanity. :)
And a little random chatter . . .
I apologize that I am STILL not caught up on comments; I have good intentions but I just haven't gotten it done. I am so happy that some of you have been able to do the challenge along with me; it helps keep me motivated. :)
We never did go and get our free Ben & Jerry's today . . . we thought about it, but it was an icky, rainy day, and the closest shop is about 25-30 minutes away, so we decided to skip it this year. Now that I know about it, I'll keep it in mind for next year.
I made a super yummy recipe for supper--Ham, Potato, and Cheese Soup. I was looking for a recipe to use up leftover ham from Easter, and was in the mood for a soup with these ingredients, so I went searching online. This recipe was so delicious!! I changed a few things--first, I cut it in half so I was only making 6 servings rather than 12. I used 6 cups of liquid--3 c. chicken broth and 3 c. water, to cover the ham and potatoes. I left out the onion and put in a chopped green onion instead, and a little onion powder and garlic powder. And I left out the flour, just using the mashed potato for thickening. And I used only half the amount of Velveeta that it called for. I also used some whipping cream instead of milk. It made the soup richer than milk would have, but I wanted to use it up rather than let it go bad. (I had just about a half cup left from a previous recipe.) I also crumbled up some leftover bacon to garnish the soup. Let me tell you, this was not health food, but it was definitely comfort food. :) Jim and I both loved it, and I will be putting it on my make-again list!
I'm hoping to put up a book review post in a day or two--just another thing I'm behind on! But although I'm behind on blogging, I'm happy to say that I'm catching up on my housework. :) Which is definitely most important!! I hope everyone is having a great week so far!