Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Welcome February!

Valentine's Day Clip Art

February is my favorite month!
Valentine's Day is my favorite holiday!
It's all about love, pink, red, flowers, and chocolate.  My favorite things!

Yesterday was a Bonus Day.
To me, any month that has 31 days is a Bonus Month and I call the 31st my Bonus Day.
I always try to make my Bonus Days special.
Here's how I spent my January Bonus Day.

I started it out by dressing in my cheeriest pink sweater set.
You can't help being happy any day that you wear pink!
Try it!

After getting my household chores done, taking a walk, and having lunch, I went to kindergarten.
I hadn't been to the class in a couple of weeks and was surrounded by 16 precious little ones and received many, many hugs.
They make me feel so loved.

After coming home, and before having to cook supper,
I spent a little restful time in my front porch rocker with some reading material;
our little town's weekly newspaper, a new seed catalog and a good book.

I've noticed lately that I get hungry every time I open up my book to read.
I think I need to get a different book mark.

While outside, I also enjoyed the few spots of bright color in my otherwise brown surroundings.

Nandina berries

My first Daffodil bloom of the year

  I then reluctantly came in and started supper; Sweet Potato Chowder and buttermilk biscuits.

Picture and recipe courtesy of Taste of Home
We were happily surprised with a guest for supper; youngest son's girlfriend joined the four of us.
A meal is always better when shared with others.

After our meal there was still a little bit of sunshine left for a walk with sweet hubby.

A day surrounded by love.
My favorite kind of Bonus Day!

Spring Clip Art

Post linked to:  Show and Tell Friday


  1. A very cheery post with beautiful pics :) Pretty pink sweater set you are wearing!

  2. Love rules your today's post. Touchwood.
    Warmest regards,

  3. Love your Bonus Day idea! I'm going to adopt it (and give you credit!)

    February is my favorite month too, for the same reasons, plus it's my birthday month. This year our unofficially adopted GrandGirls will be visiting from the UK. I'm positively fizzing with happiness already!

    Husband loves sweet potatoes, so I'm going to check out that recipe. Have a fabulous Feb. First!

  4. I like February, too. 25 days til my birthday. We have a three day weekend. And then another holiday on the 25 and 26th for National/Liberation days. My birthday is always a holiday in Kuwait. :) Hope your Wednesday is a good one. It's very rainy here. Best wishes, Tammy

  5. Hi there, Sherry! It is so good to discover your blog! I look forward to future visits! :)

  6. That's a wonderful way to spend your day! I think that's a good tradition - bonus days! Love your cheerful outlook.
    Hugs, Cindy

  7. A nice, delicious-looking bowl of chowder like that would be a bonus day in MY book too!! My son was asking for corn chowder recently, so I may have to whip up a batch sometime soon!.. Enjoy the rest of your day! ((hugs)) ~tina

  8. Wonderful day! And I love that pink sweater! I wore a bright pink blouse today and you are right, it makes you just feel happy!


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