Monday, May 28, 2012
These letters were made by a friend of mine. She is the owner-operator of Lil Sunflower Country Works
I purchased them at Christmas and tucked them away. I knew then that I wanted to do her room in grey, black, red and white.
I still need to move the black one up a bit as her little hands can reach it when she is up on her toes on the bed.
The curtains I bought of another lady on FB last year some time. I then decided I didn't like them and tried to sell them in a garage sale. Am I ever glad they didn't sell because I later got the vision for her room from these sweet curtains.
Picked up the bedspread from Ikea this last trip to Calgary. It looks pink in this photo but it is red pinstriped. I am making some throw pillows for it in red so they will change the look a bit.
I love how it showcases the differences in my tan. Brown to glowing white and then back to brown. HAWT!
I feel huge even though I am smaller then I was with Elliott at this same time. I guess it's all just part of the territory.
I have finally got my eating back to a healthy diet once again after going crazy in the first 4 1/2 months. I am feeling good about that. Just need to get my exercise routine back to an actual routine. One step at a time right?
I decided to buy 2 crystal knobs which ut me back $17 dollars.
Now I am attempting my luck at refurbishing the old hardware. How savvy is that?
I am really enjoying re finishing this dresser and find myself getting excited about new and unique projects that I can do in the future. One day we will have to have a heated shop to play in. Ray said he wouldn't mind trying his hand at wood working or building a motor bike. I think it would be fun to work on projects in the same shop together. Notice I said "in the same shop together" and not "work on projects together"? Ya, that is because I love my husband and want us to enjoy time in each others presence not kill each other in our brand new imaginary shop.
Life is grand. Elliott is a little doll and my baby bean is so loved and anticipated. Ray is working hard and although he is a bit stressed at times, we know how blessed we are. I love that man.
Until next time...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The lady bug was a $10 unopened second hand purchase while the balls( that's only half of them) where $20 second hand.
Ray and Jarvis put up drywall and Ray and my mom and Jeremy mudded and sanded to make it pretty.
But it will be excellent for Ray and I to be able to use our gym which is immaculately clean and de-cluttered now, while our little ones enjoy their playroom.
I love that the ideas that I envisioned for my house when we moved in 4 and 1/2 years ago are slowly but surely coming to reality. I am so blessed to have such an amazing husband who appears to like making my dreams become reality.
I can't find my before picture of this project but I can describe it to you as a huge messy nasty dusty disorganized disaster. Now there are to beautiful clean and tidy sides to my crawl space. My side is organized with shelves and clarity while the babies side is clean and orderly...for now. I'll settle for clean floors and walls and learn to deal with the beautiful mess of their imaginative minds at play.
I am presently in my last week of my second trimester. Next week begins the last leg of the journey. I am excited. But for now, more projects to keep me busy while I incubate!
Sunday, May 13, 2012
no kidding DO NOT strike ball with your head!!!
And then leisurely made my way down to the Bay to purchase some jewelry and baby clothes for my present.
Ray said I could since he went golfing.
When I went to the Bay this morning it was 11:30 so I wasn't sure if it would be open since it's Sunday. But as I was walking towards the doors I saw a middle aged heavier lady walking towards the doors on the other side towards the parking lot.
I almost passed out when I realized it was my reflection!!!!!
I'm not kidding.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Alas, I cannot.
I just so enjoy playing with "new" things and old things and all things.
I heard a saying recently that a house is just a place to store your stuff while you go out and get more stuff.
Ya. This is true
|My baby belly is getting quite large.|
I am presently participating in a 12 week Body wise challenge. Of course I am not doing the hardcore phase one as it wouldn't be good for my baby. Instead I am focusing on healthy recipes and lifestyle in order to prepare my body to recover...or keep recovering as it were. I am presently not allowed to do any exercise so the diet portion of my life needs more attention. Tonight we are having basmati rice, chickpea salad and tandori chicken thighs on the bbq. I am feeling the health!
Hopefully tomorrow I'll check out aqua fit for old people and hope my surgeon would approve.
I ordered some items from Bootleggers online sale section. It arrived in the mail yesterday. I LOVE getting clothes in the mail!!!!