The sun is shining and the temperature is rising.
With spring here, there is a lot to do.
Gardening, spring cleaning, projects, crafts, holidays, etc..
I've been working on a little bit of everything.
It's really quite large. I placed it on the table and put some spring-ish items on it for display....
little hen and rooster, angel vine, faux fluffy orange flowers in a large glazed clay pitcher that I bought last weekend for just a dollar!
Yard sales have begun again, and there are all sorts of treasures out there just waiting to be snagged up.
I've been doing a lot of reading, and making a good dent in my personal reading challenge for 2015.
Have you read the book " All the light we cannot see" ?
Such a good book; a real page turner, with an ending that came as a surprise!
I love the following quote by Gladys Taber... sums up books and the love of reading in a great way.
“And whether rich or poor, well or ill, happy or sad, books can be a refuge, they do not change with changing circumstance, they are the open highway to yesterday, today and tomorrow wherever you will to travel.”
― Gladys Taber, Stillmeadow Daybook
An absolutely adorable fluffy sunflower yellow wreath is the centerpiece... a sweet friend gifted it to me, and it is even more adorable than a picture can convey.
Our youngest son, Spencer brought me over some of the old junk wood from his place and built me a miniature garden fence. I really love that little piece!
The seed packets are actually seeds that we will be planting later this spring..... once it warms up some more.
I bought four of them when we moved to Mill Hill Meadow, and just last week, we added two larger stars to our collection.
I am hanging all of them in the transom window above our entry way.
I have never second guessed myself on painting them black. So much better for our house, than the wood tone natural stain that they were previously.
Maybe it's all the British mysteries I've been watching recently, but I love the rich, dark color of the doors now, and they have so much more character now.....they look older and more substantial. Love the result of a little black paint.
Now they look like library doors.
Hope you are all enjoying this spring.
Attitude of gratitude:
~Feeling grateful for a wonderful family celebration. Celebrating my husbands birthday with all of our children. So happy that they were all able to be here with us!
~I'm grateful for daily devotionals with my sweet husband.
~Feeling happy and grateful to have gotten all the hostas divided and re-planted this past weekend.