Sunday, August 26, 2012
I have written before about my husband's grandparent's house . It was very similar to our house. We are only separated by about 80 miles!!!! We live in a different state but the styles are so similar and age of the homes are
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
My love of chandeliers is an understatement!!!! I must have been born in a previous era where life was more elegant(victorian maybe)? I showed the pink chandelier that I have on my front porch in the previous post and now I will reveal it's twin!!!! I have another hot pink chandelier on my side in the master bedroom!!!!! Originally I wanted it in my room but then I wanted it on the porch.Now I have my wish two pink chandies!!!! Now I am off to clean the room,LOl !!!
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Living in our 100+ year old home as we renovate brings many joys.There is always a new spot to discover !!!! Currently my new favorite is the front porch. This area has become a new haven,a place to relax and dream!!!! I love to sit out there in the early morning drinking my cup of tea and read a book or visit my favorite blogs on my laptop. The swing is so much more comfortable than I could of imagined(hard to believe)!!! Last week I purchased a new hot pink chandelier that I have envisioned for a while.The original website (that I found the pink chandelier)had been sold out for at least a year so I finally decided someone had to also sell it. I found the smaller version of the same chandelier and was so happy to finally buy it. I hung it up myself since this is a plug in one( no electrician needed). Now I can enjoy sitting out there in the evening.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
I have been making better choices for a healthy lifestyle this past year. Trent joined a health club and the lucky part is that I can go for free with him!!!!! I love going to be honest,especially since we no longer have cable tv and I mostly walk on the treadmill and get my HGTV fix!!!!!! LOL!!!! I still go to Jazzercise and had recently discovered Zumba.Unfortunately the dance studio closed so know I need to find a new class,it was so much fun. Dancing is good for the spirit. Another thing I have been working on is my low carb diet. I have been finding replacements for foods I love and have missed such as pancakes. I found a recipe that you can make but instead of flour you use protein powder!!!!! I have been making it for the whole family and they like it better than regular pancakes. Love it when that happens!!!!!! Here is a link to the recipe http://toneitup.com/blog.php?Protein-Pancakes-Low-carb-low-fat-and-delicious-1973
Friday, August 3, 2012
So we finally did it!!!! We cleared off the front porch!!!!! My swing came out the box and Hubby and my friend Maureen helped put it together.It is awesome ,love at first sight!!!!! Now this swing was not with out problems,as usual.Once we put it together and hung it up the ropes they provided were too long.We had to try different options to get it to a height that worked. Also we couldn't find the studs in the ceiling so we have a million holes in the bead board. I still have to sand ,wood putty and paint this weekend.But the end result is fabulous!!!!! I repainted the floor and really I only have a few more items to take off the porch.I bought some pink pillows at Biglots and I am liking the look so far.I figure I can switch up the look with different pillows in the future