Home and Garden Thursday
This week has been one of awaited anticipations…flops-which we’ll find a way to fix… and unplanned experiences…when you see this, I’ll be with Dearest. He’s whisking me away for the day to the Georgia State Fair…‘our State Fair is a great State Fair…don’t miss it, don’t even delay’.
Familiar with that tune…well it’s playing in my mind as I type.
I have been holding out on you.
There’s a MARVELOUS find Dearest bought me a few months back. I’d been holding off because, Thrifty Me wanted to buy mattresses on sale and there’s one the first of October…gave part of it away…it’s a bed. Not just a bed an antique IRON bed. Well. Happy Me went shopping early Monday morning, picked up the mattress SET, some fabric and cool ribbons for Christmas…
Dearest and I set up the bed, brought up the mattress and boxspring upstairs and the mattress sits SO HIGH that it brought to mind images of ‘The Princess and the Pea‘. Well, Dearest kindly restrained himself from negative comments. We have this thing. When something doesn’t work out or a disaster happens – we try to see the bright side of it and laugh.‘Always look on the bright side of life…always look on the light side of life’…
With all that said, you’ll have to wait for pictures.
Because I’m at the State Fair!
Here’s what I did share earlier:
Dearest and I spent a Saturday visiting Garage and Estate Sales. I scored these fantastic dishes for less than $5! I also shared the many wonderful things we found together.
When we moved to our house there were these Perennials that were to Dearest looking more like weeds than anything else. The lesson to know when first moving into a new home – wait 1 year before changing the landscape – you need to know what you have…as it turned out these ‘weeds’ are Mexican Sage – they grace the front sidewalk and blow as cars pass by and attract butterflies and bees. They also make wonderful flower arrangements. It pays to wait…
Autumn to me means warm and cozy dishes that include fragrant spices such as cinnamon and ginger…I made Gingerbread, topped it with sauteed apples and drizzled warm crabapple jelly… deliciously fragrant and satisfying.
Here are the Top Viewed Posts from last week’s Party
Top Viewed Home Decor Post
Kathe at Kathe with an E shared her beautiful and beautifully organized office – oh, to have such a place. Loved it!
Top Viewed Gardening Post
Tomatoes are still being harvested at Amaranth and Kale’s garden. You should see her pet, Zinnia! Adorable!
Top Viewed Thrifting Post
Angela at Number 53 shared this gorgeous Milk Glass Hobnail light fixture she found – FREE – a while back. Her husband put it in and she also shared this sweet piece of furniture from IKEA – love that place! Both look marvelous!
Top Viewed Crafting Post
Elizabeth at the Porcelain Rose shared some gorgeous pumpkins – these are exquisite!
Top Viewed Collecting Post
Patti at Old Things New transformed these gorgeous vintage suitcases…making me seriously reconsider my stance on not painting or altering our collection. They look amazing!
Top Viewed Cooking Post
Top Viewed And More Post
Holly at The Coconut Head’s Cancer Survival Guide shared with us her gorgeous Autumn decor at her home. She has also just published a book! ‘My Journey from Diagnosis to I Do’! I know this is a marvelous story that you’ll love!
I am so honored by all who visit and who join in at Home and Garden Thursday – many of you share week after week and visit beautifully. Some are new, I hope you’ve had opportunity to welcome them. You all make Home and Garden Thursday a complete delight.
Home and Garden Thursday
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