The above photo is located in the corner of my kitchen. My sister gave me the chickens. These chickens are special because I do not have to feed them or clean up after them, ha ha. The little table and stool/chair were made by my father-in-law when our daughter was about a two years old. At the time, it was the perfect size for a tiny child. She used to sit and eat her breakfast while watching Sesame Street (free babysitter). I would blitz through the house like a mad woman trying to clean as much as possible. If I completed all of my morning tasks, I would be able to knit during her nap or playtime. This excellent cleaning strategy never worked with my son.
Yesterday was such a lovely day outside. On my walk with Frodo, I soaked in the bit of sun that peaked out and took pleasure in knowing that spring is here and winter has gone (sigh). Maybe next year we will have snowfall? I have given up for this year-it's just too warm. My goal this spring is to be outside- weather permitting-every day before the heat waves start. Then I will be hibernating again.
Today I'm going to recycle and while I am there, I'll be "thrifting" for some books. The recycling center has a huge bin of hard and soft covered books. I find it amazing what people will throw out. Especially classic books! Once finished, I'll be making the rounds at the thrift stores. I don't have anything in particular in mind. Just a bit of aimless browsing before lunch.
What are you going to do today?
After cleaning coops yesterday I think I need you kind of chickens! They really are cute.ReplyDelete
I wish I could go with you today as you make the thrifting rounds, it sounds so fun and I think we would have a blast together.
Today is 'doggy spa day' when I bathe all three dogs. Afterwards, if the bugs aren't too bad, I really need to tackle my herb bed, but it may have to wait until this weekend.
That's a great cleaning strategy... never worked with either of the boys though, they're much to early risers and I think I've lost my status as a morning person.ReplyDelete
Have fun thrifting! I hope you find some great reads :)
I love aimless thrifting!!! that's usually when you find the best treasures. good luck!!!! can't wait to see.ReplyDelete
That sounds like a wonderfully relaxing way to spend a day....I will be checking off a to do list!ReplyDelete
Your story about the chairs is so sweet. Have a great day thrifting! TamiReplyDelete
That sounds like a wonderful day. Unfortunately, I have a ton of work, which I'm trying to get through so that I can knit! Have fun!ReplyDelete
wow. what a lovely post! I loved reading about the little chairs. I have a few that my girls (3 and 5) are already growing out of and I was just thinking yesterday that I'll never get rid of them. Nor the children's book collection I have. So precious!ReplyDelete
haha, love the story with your daughter in that stool and you blitzing through the house. awesome idea! maybe i should try something similar and i will get more knitting done! i had quite a crafty day today, mainly because my little man joined me with some painting, that was helpful.... :)ReplyDelete
Love the chickens! We have a ceramic chicken from my husband's mother that lives in our kitchen. :)ReplyDelete
So pretty! It always amazes me that people get rid of books...I love them and I still have my books from my childhood. I was able to pass them along to my boys and now they are in boxes again waiting for someday and my grandchildren...no rush there ;)ReplyDelete
i was hoping to squeeze in some knitting time while the baby napped today since i swept and did laundry this morning. unfortunately, i'm watching my friend's 4yo son so naptime and knitting time seem to have flown out the window :(ReplyDelete
Love , Love the chickens and the furniture. You are so lucky.ReplyDelete
Love the story behind the chair :)ReplyDelete
ooh how fun, i would have loved to gone thrifting with you too. today i went to a tea party!ReplyDelete
Chickens in the house? They look great and at home xReplyDelete