so I've been keeping busy the last two days. Having that extra day off during the week to myself is always nice. Keira is at school, and it gives me a chance to get things done. Whether it be laundry or getting dinner ready, it's nice to have some "me" time.
so yesterday, I got a bunch of laundry done and started on a sewing project. The sewing project fell apart at the end, so I decided to just work on it the next day since I had to get dinner started.
I ended up making turkey meatballs over rice, and cream of mushroom sauce. (I got the recipe from here.) I was curious to see if Keira would eat the meatballs or not, because she is a bit of a finicky eater. But let's just say it was love at first bite. I think I'll add some diced onions next time because they were a bit dry, but I'm wondering if using ground turkey had something to do with it too.
next up, I made some banana bread. We had some bananas that were pretty close to being overripe, and I didn't want to waste them and throw them away. Another google search came up with this recipe, courtesy of Food Network. the house smelled so good as it was baking. The next time I make it, I'll probably add walnuts for some crunch.
This morning, I finished up my sewing project from yesterday...a layered skirt for Keira! Making and keeping the ruffle gathered was my issue yesterday, and I had to redo it today.
the ruffled layers need to be a tiny bit longer to cover the connector pieces, and I need to make the the waistband wider to accomodate the elastic inside (I always mess this part up). But overall, I'm pretty happy with how it turned out and I hope Keira likes it!
I have a few more crafty things in mind to do, and I'm hoping to get some cupcakes made with the strawberries I have that are starting to overripen.
hooray for days off!!