Monday, April 28, 2014

New Kitchen Vignette

This table in our Kitchen alcove is giving me fits. One day I thought I had it nicely done and then the next day I look at it and think something is "off" .....

Here in FL we missed Spring and slide right into Summer.. It's 90 outside! So with it being so Hot I decided to forgo trying to plant new flowers and instead work on this table...

Mmm.. I'm liking the Fruit themed table runner for my new French Country theme but something still seems "off". 

Here is a close-up of the Fabric on my runner..

So Please help me out and pass me some Fresh ideas, What do you Recommend?

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What I'm Reading in April

I'm enjoying browsing through these Beautiful pictures in the new Cottage Journal  magazine and the articles are full of some nice decorating ideas. 

Nora Roberts second book in the Cousin O'Dwyer Trilogy has come out, I hope this one is easier to understand the language.

I'm most excited to load up my Kindle Touch with some great Ghost stories to read in the car and late at night though. I love the smell and weight of a good book in my hands but afterwards is becoming a problem, what to do with the book after I'm finished. Our small house is feeling cramped this Spring and my Kindle is helping me with this by storage. 

What are you Reading this month?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Shopping the Drugstore

Biore Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser
Recently I ran out if my expensive face wash that I have to either drive to the Mall to buy or order on-line and wait. My oldest daughter has ran out of her face wash so I knew that it was time to run to the store. 

I was in CVS and after standing in the aisle for a very long time browsing all of the new products that have come available to us, I picked up my old stand-by in a new form. I used to use Biore as an early teen.

After having used this for alittle over a month I'm pleased and surprised to find that my skin likes it. No harsh peeling or itchyness plus no crazy breakouts! I don't find my skin getting overly oily in the afternoons either like with some over the counter soaps.

My daughter likes it also!

Nope, not a Sponsored post by Biore, I'm just really pleased with this new face wash that I don't have to drive very far to buy!

What new Drugstore products have you noticed?

Monday, April 7, 2014

Spring has Sprung

It's warming up here in FL. Each new day the temps rise and it's the perfect time to start opening up the windows and get your gloves ready for planting flowers.
I have bought a little Herb Planter for my kitchen window, lots of sun shining through here in the afternoons. 
I bought this at Home Depot for under $8.00. Now I have fresh Basil, Oregano and Parsley. 

I moved my Ponytail plant over here and it seems to like this little wall so far. 
Next weekend we plan on buying some flowers for our outside patio but for now we are back to school after a nice Spring Break. 

What houseplants, if any, do you have?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tanks 9th Birthday

Our boy celebrated his 9th birthday!

He sure is growing up and changing into a sweet,thoughtful young man.

I shared more pics of his Birthday on my facebook page, he had a nice party which included a bounce house and friends.
Growing up so Fast!

I have had fun looking through old photos of Tank and these are my 2 favorite that I could pull up easily.
Enjoying ice cream
So Tiny!