I had great plans for this holiday weekend. We had an open house Saturday afternoon. That meant Lem and I had to get the house in mint condition by 1:00 PM. We got everything done, got the children loaded into the car and headed out to do errands....
I took a few pictures of the house since it was looking good.
I had the table set. It is a lovely view out the back window. Lem and I had planted a few flowers but they aren't blooming much yet. It is a pleasant place to sit and eat.
I only have two place settings of those dishes. That is all they had. Total cost for the plates and placemats was $10.00... The glasses were $2.50 each and the candle holders I picked up at the free shop. Now the candles are another story. They cost $3.50 EACH..... Highway robbery...but they are exactly what I needed to complete the look.
The flowers came from our yard. Some Lilly of the Valley, a few pansies, a couple of sprigs of bleeding heart and a touch of honeysuckle.
That looked so good that I found another votive holder and picked a few more flowers.
A picture of the fireplace.
A view of a clean kitchen.............
Another kitchen view.
Master bedroom cleaned and ready.
And how could I resist another flower arrangement.
Yesterday I recovered from all my efforts on Saturday. Just sat around and enjoyed being with Lem.
Today I worked on my list a bit more. Chores done and once more I spent time in the garage. Robert calls it rearranging the deck chairs on the Titantic. I did pack the items that had found their way to the workbench and we loaded the car with things to go to the transfer station.. Around here you have to take off your own garbage... There are company's that offer that service but the price is a bit high and Lem and I do need something to fill the weekends.
Last week I found a skein of red and a skein of gold Red Heart yarn in the basement. They came upstairs with me and I have been sitting in my chair mindlessly knitting hats and mittens. Pictures tomorrow.