Spending a week in Waco was fabulous. But coming home is always amazing. I had a few projects to tackle today and the first was to restyle my entryway. Of course, that meant I had to unload the flea market items from my car. Perhaps I should mention they have been there for over two weeks. Oh, my.
One of the hazards of being on crutches for six weeks is that the simple tasks you normally do on a daily basis just don’t happen. Oddly enough it’s taken me a while to recognize what some of these tasks were. In fact, I didn’t even notice my pantry was out of control until I bought a package of brown sugar and discovered we already had three unopened bags in the pantry. So I spent two days reorganizing our pantry and wow, what a huge improvement.
So what do you think? This photo is a rendering of the room I have selected for my latest remodeling project, The One Room Challenge. This what I am calling “The Boys Room”. It used to be my husband’s room when he grew up (we bought my inlaws home twenty years ago). Then it was Andrew’s (our oldest son) room. When he went off to college it became Matt’s room. When he went off to college it became Michael’s room. Since Michael went off to college, this room has become anyone’s room who comes home to visit. Hence, it’s the “boys room”.
A few weeks ago I purchased an antique armoire. The price was fabulous and I loved the character.
My favorite delivery to my front door is a box of hydrangeas. I can’t really explain it but hydrangeas just make me happy.
I love to cook. But since the Christmas party (where I cooked for 250 people) I have not made cooking a priority. Well, that is going to change. On Easter, I tried a new recipe called The Best Coconut Cake Ever. And it really was the best.
I spent eight hours today planting my raised vegetable beds. It’s a lot of manual labor but totally worth it. I cannot wait to watch and share with you as all of my vegetables and herbs grow.Read More