Friday, December 28, 2012
I hardly decorated this year since we were in the middle of moving. I just wasn't "feeling it". ☺
I hope to start hanging things on the wall this week but first, I need to find some fudge! ;)
Friday, December 21, 2012
Monday, December 17, 2012
Hello blog friendies! I'm still unpacking like a wild woman and I'm almost done! I've thrown a few Christmas things around but not much. We will probably put the tree up today. I don't know if it will be decorated but at least it will be up! I bought my first Santa mug and these dotty Gurley candles at my antique mall the other day. I also bought 2 Shiny Brites and our "kitten' already broke one! She's not used to being inside100% of the time so she keeps getting into trouble!
I thought I'd show you how the dinning room will be arranged. I put my rocking chair on the other side of the hutch and it's so cozy! I love my little cottage! I'm still deciding what will go on the walls. There's hardly a hole in any of this nicely painted sheet rock so I want to be sure! I keep unpacking all my treasures and just placing them here and in the kitchen until they are all gathered and ready to be displayed properly (whatever that means!)
And here's some pics of my nature park/walking trail. This is what I see when I reach the end of my short little street! Paradise Creek is just beyond the sign and I saw an Otter there right before we moved here! I've looked for it again but he has either moved on or it's hiding from me! I so hope it has a mate and that I can see baby otters in the spring! This will all be so lovely come Springtime!
No, it's not like walking all over the farm but it's so much better than walking around a crowded neighborhood! The Lord knew just what I needed! Many people walk, run and bike here but on this day, I only passed one man and his dog.
The pic below is when I'm walking back. One of those little houses in the distance is mine. ☺ Since the sun was out, I walked back and forth across the fields and soaked it in!
All I have to do to be *ready* for Christmas is buy candy for the grand children's stockings- oh and FIND their stockings! I wish I would have marked which Christmas box they're in but when I packed them away LAST Christmas, I didn't know I would be moving!!
Oh and on the friendly neighbor front- someone secretly plowed our drive way and side walk yesterday morning! There are so many wonderful people in our world! Look for them and *BE* them and you'll not be afraid. ♥
Thursday, December 13, 2012
I like to unpack! I wrap all my treasures very carefully and I often don't know what it is until I unwrap it all the way! It's like uniting with old friends once again! As I unwrap my treasures, I just set them about here and there and every day, Meadowbrook Cottage feels more like home! Do you think I should name my new house Meadowbrook Cottage? My guys would never forgive me if I named it Cutie Pie Cottage, although in my heart, that's what it is! ☺ I live on Meadow street and there is a creek or brook at the end of the street so I thought that would be a good name.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Patrice at Sentimentally Me is having a give away! Look at this pretty white cowl scarf that she made! That would be perfect for my long Idaho winter!
Did you see that I'm on Pinterest?I tried adding text to that post and it didn't work. I just love the new changes blogger has given us! (Snark-snark!) You can look me up under Cutie Pie Cottage. I haven't looked for many of you yet. I'm still trying to figure the site out and I've pinned here and there. I had accidentally found a whole page of pics that people have pinned from right here on my blog but now I can't find them! Any clues on how to look yourself up? (Does that sound vain?) I tried goggling it and did what they said but it didn't work!
Well, I haven't unpacked much in the last few days. My adreneline finally slowed down and you should see the bags under my eyes! (Or maybe not!) My boy just left on a trip with my DIL and grands for 4 days so I plan on resting up- or working- whatever I feel like doing!
Merry Christmas to all!
Friday, December 7, 2012
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
|And here's further evidence of that! GROSS!!! Just a little bit of a reality shot of what we found when we moved the wood box that did not sit flush to the floor! so when I say that I love to clean my house, please don't imagine that it *is* clean!|
Sunday, December 2, 2012