The One Room Challenge ends today and my room is done! I am so happy with the end result and I cannot wait to share it with you.
Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that my husband freaks out about. As the mother of his children, my husband thinks I should take the day off, do nothing and enjoy being spoiled. And yet, I always want to honor my mother on Mother’s Day. Thus, my husband has no idea what to do!
The theme for my blog this month is outdoor entertaining. With summer just around the corner, it is the perfect time to get everything ready outside for entertaining. Most of you know how much I love to cook. (Although I should admit that I like to entertain more than just cook.) About ten years ago I talked my husband into adding an outdoor kitchen to our backyard. We already had the barbecue and smoker so adding the outdoor kitchen really meant we were adding the island with the counter and a few kitchen items. It’s one of my favorite “rooms” in our home.
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.
A few weeks ago I purchased an antique armoire. The price was fabulous and I loved the character.