Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The pace of life....

Do you ever feel that the pace of your life becomes too hectic?  What do you do to regroup when....

......the clean clothes are overflowing the clothes basket,

We need folding!

......the clock says it is time to think about dinner,

Time marches on!

.......and you want to do nothing except enjoy this?


Well, I hurriedly prepared some chicken breasts for the oven....

No hands-on process here!

......and prepared this tray.

Tea time!

Dinner was served on time....

The Husband made potato wedges!

....and those clothes?  They were folded while watching the news!

Ready to store in the closet!

We're still making progress with that shopping here.:-)  After all, we DO still have two more weeks!:-)  Seriously, I hope that will be completed before the week is over.  Today?  I'm playing bridge!:-)

As for everything else, it seems to be getting done bit by bit, day by day.:-)  Perhaps I will share some of that with you in the next post.

Thank you for reading.  I really appreciate your comments.


  1. I love the idea of taking time to slow down and enjoy the season. It goes by much too fast. That laundry can wait!

  2. Sounds like you had a plan and it worked, Nellie. I hope you have a great day and enjoy your bridge! xo Diana

  3. You are one of the most well-organized people I know! Thankfully, you have a Husband who is not afraid of the kitchen, and you have discovered that many things can be completed from a seated position. Good for you! I'm sure everything else will be done right on schedule, and I surely hope you'll take lots of time to relax and enjoy the Season! :-)

  4. It looks very nice and orderly. I never know why I stress so much. Everything always gets done. What doesn't get done well, it maybe wasn't that important. I think it just looks like home in your blog today. Have a wonderful time playing bridge today.

  5. Sorry that you can feel a wee bit frazzled and rushed.... But, like you showed, it all worked out in the end. :-)

    Actually, I am lucky enough to not feel frazzled much. There is only the 2 of us here. He is the Chef.

    We mainly get presents for the "Grands," and we know what's on their List, as it were. :-) For ourselves, we get a couple of things... But no pressure or worry about it.

    Yes, I am lucky to be so un-frazzled. :-)

    From The Land That Winter Forgot

  6. Since there is only me I rarely eat a really nutritious meal unless I am cooking for family. Your meal looks delicious!

  7. Nellie, Could you please come over when I am standing around scratching my head(butt) trying to think of something easy to fix for dinner. Thinking of different things to cook is hard for me at times. Boy I get sick of cooking...where is my good life, remember Calgon take me away?? LOL Smiles, Susie

  8. Even though you felt things were a bit hectic, you managed to get everything done that needed to. Good for you. : )

  9. At least your laundry was clean. The clothes basket around here is usually saying, wash me!

  10. You're right, Nellie - you have to balance the busy work with some relaxation and pleasantness - we have to remember that we're human! You're doing good!

    I got the calendar today! Thank you, Nellie!!! xoxo

  11. See Nellie? You got a lot done and you still had time for tea! You are amazing. Susan