Hello friends! I had a jam packed Saturday and am pooped out! I'm glad it's a rainy day and I plan on catching up with your blogs and watching a movie Clarice suggested that I just got from Netflix. Thanks so much for the mirror love! I like it so much better and yes I know there's too much space between the couch and mirror. That's why I plan on hanging something there. Love the suggestion of a really long sign. I'm thinking about making one!
About Goodwill. I just want you all to know that I've lived in this town for 14 years and it hasn't been until the last year or so that we've gotten a good thriftstore. Before that I would occasionally find something good but mostly it was junk. The same for yard sales. Which is one of the reasons I still don't bother with yard sales in my town. But maybe they've changed too. So to all of you who never find anything at thriftstores, I totally understand. I've been there too. Hang in there, maybe things will change in your town as they have in mine! For all you Georgia ladies - the Goodwill I go to is located on South Cobb Drive & Spring Road in Smyrna.
Also, I could have bought a ton more stuff if I was just into buying things. I don't have room to store things that I'm not going to use. Everything I purchased that day I purchased with an idea of what I wanted to do with it. If you know anything about me you know that I'm very mindful of how we spend our money. Also, I've been married for 20 years and never once has my husband had a problem with anything I've purchased. As a matter of fact, he takes pride in the way I manage to create a beautiful home and garden on his income alone and do all the other things that need doing.
Last week we had a horrible storm rip through here and fortunately we were not one of the many people who lost power or had trees fall on our house but we did sustain some damage to our storage unit (which I call "the barn" cause well, it looks like a barn and I not so secretly wish I lived on farm!)
My beautiful yellow jasmine and pink climbing rose got blown off the roof of the barn! Which is a shame because the roses are blooming and they cover the roof with pretty pink blossoms.
But it needed to have some things repaired and needed a paint job so we'll roll with it and take the opportunity to paint the whole thing. It'll be a fun family project!
We thought maybe a fun periwinkle blue with white or yellow trim? A neighbor of mine has the same barn and he did red with white trim and that looks sooo pretty! What do you think? Our house is white with black shutters and a red door. Should we have some fun with it or should we have it reflect the house colors?
So many things are already blooming. All the Knockout Roses (a great rose) are blooming!
My favorite tree - Redtip, is blooming with frothy white flowers!
It's a huge tree! You can see it to the left in the picture of the barn.
That's it for me today. I hope you are all having a lovely weekend!