Monday, August 11, 2008

The ABC's of Homemaking

Aprons--y/n If y, what does your fav. look like?
I have several aprons I wear. No real favorite yet.

Baking--Favorite thing to bake?
Pies. Apple is the one that turns out the best, but I love the look of a fresh baked pie.

Clothes line?
No. I love clotheslines and always had one until 7 years ago. Sweetheart does not want one.

Donuts--Have you ever made them?
When I was a teenager we made them by deep frying tube biscuits and rolling them in powdered sugar. Does that count?

Everyday--One homemaking thing you do every day?
Just one? I always clean my kitchen everyday...several times a day at that!

Freezer--Do you have a separate deep freeze?
I had one for a minute, then gave it to my daughter in law. Her frig freezer is teeney tiny.

Garbage Disposer?
Yes and I love it.

Handbook--What is your favorite homemaking resource?
Home Comforts is a good one, but my all time favorite is Coppers Wife.

Ironing--Love it or Hate it? Or hate it but love the results?
I DO love the results, though the process is not fun, I do not complain. I do enjoy ironing (pressing) in the quilting process.

Junk Drawer--y/n? Where is it?
Yes...two. They are both in the built in desk unit in my eating area.

Kitchen--color and decorating scheme.
Wallpaper in a burgandy/black/tan plaid. It is dark and I would love to change it. I guess the scheme would be Americana??? I just put what I like in there.

Love--what is your favorite part of homemaking?
The end result...a clean comfortable home, that feels good.

Oh, yes!!!!

Nylons, machine or hand wash?
I throw my tights and nylons in the washer on gentle then air dry.

Oven--do you use the window or open the oven to check?
I open the oven to check...not a good thing to do, I know.

Pizza--What do you put on yours?

Quiet--What do you do during the day when you get a quiet moment?
Hand stitch on a project or pick up my current book.

Recipe Card Box--y/n? What does it look like?
Yes I have an old one. It must be 25 years old now. It is metal, with vegetables on the front of it. Very 80's!

Style of house--What style is your house?
2-story. What were we thinking? All bedrooms are upstairs.

Tablecloths or Placemats?
I LOVE a tablecloth, but I use placemats too. Right now, there is neither as I have a tablerunner on the table.

Under the kitchen sink--organized or toxic wasteland?

Vacuum--How many times per week?
Hazel and I spend alot of time together. 4 times a week and sometimes more if a mess is made.

Wash--How many loads of laundry do you do per week?
Oh my goodness! This sounds crazy, but I do about 16-17 loads per week. That counts towels and bedding.

X's--Do you keep a daily list of things to do that you cross off?
I do have a daily list, but do not cross things off. These are in my HMB. The picture at the top of this post is on the cover of my HMB. Feel free to take it for your own use.

Yard--y/n? Who does what?
Sweetheart does it ALL.

ZZZ's--what is your last homemaking task for the day before going to bed?
Setting out the clean dishcloth and towels for the next day.

I saw this on Coffee Time At Home. Please play along on your blog!!! Let me know if you do, so I can visit.


Brenda said...

You are such a domestic. I'm always impressed. I wouldn't have an answer for a lot of those.

Darlene said...

Stopping by to leave a few ((HUGS))!


Sweet P said...

I like your ABC's. Thanks for playing along.

Angie said...

I posted mine on my blog :)

Hill upon Hill said...

I enjoyed your ABC's. I have done one too.