Saturday, June 30, 2012

Saturday stuff.............

Isn't this too cute!!!!????  I love it and she gives great directions.  I have no intention of painting mine at the moment but it would apply to any appliance you  might have.  I'm thinking my built-in oven and refrigerator!  Plus, I started following her because she also had a post on how to do faux granite countertops on your existing countertops.  They did her Mother's which were white and they turned out fantastic!  And for wear and tear in both projects....not a problem so far!
Of course, I did nothing so creative today....I ordered dog meds, special flours and flax meal to start making healthy treats for them.  I made bread dough....
After it rises like this I stick it in one of my lock and lock containers but I don't "lock" it and I refrigerate and I'll bake bread tomorrow.  The dough is a wet sticky dough and much easier to work with if it's cold.
I did laundry..........

And I watered outside this morning and filled the bird bath and then did my neighbor's plants outside and inside and their birdbath because they're gone for a week.  That was enough outdoors in the heat for me!  It was 105 today or more...I quit looking after awhile.
I did catch up on reading some blogs hopefully and it does inspire me but I want to get to my place in Hanover so I don't have to be concerned with "buyers" and can "do my own thing" like polka dot appliances! LOL!  My next place will be my last if I can sell this one otherwise this house might be my last! LOL!
I reread my one and only Tasha Tudor book...........

She had the life!  And such a beautiful farm.  I would not go barefoot though or wear dresses and I'm not sure I'd do the wood stove cooking or the kerosene lamps.   But the gardens and canning and sitting by the fire during a snowstorm with my girls curled up beside me....oh yeah! 
I might go make some peanut butter cookies sweet tooth is aching for something.  I hope you enjoyed your Saturday and that it was everything you hoped it would be!


  1. You got a lot more accomplished than I did! I was thrifting and garage saling!

  2. Well aren't you the busy bee? I got tired just reading what all you did today! I think I read about Tasha Tudor in Country Living magazine many moons ago. She was in her garden in a dress. The washer and dryer is cute, but I probably wouldn't paint mine either. I mean, who actually sees your washer and dryer anyway? Very cute, though. Now the countertops ... that I'd like to see!

  3. You DID get a lot done! Thanks for visiting my blog! Keep on dreaming the farmhouse life and it will be yours.

    Have a blessed day,

  4. Maybe you weren't able to do anything creative, but you sure kept busy. If you ask me, making bread is quite creative. I love Tasha Tudor. I surely could go barefoot. Love feeling the earth and grass against my barefeet. I've always wanted to tour her gardens. Do they still do that, do you know? Best of luck with your home.

  5. You've got me longing for peanut butter cookies now ... it's ages since I made any!

  6. Whoa. Whoa, girl. Slow down. You're making the rest of us look bad by all this industry. Actually, I enjoyed your post, maybe it'll help me get something accomplished tomorrow. Thanks

  7. Thanks for sharing about the blog and re-doing counter tops. I'll have to take a look.

  8. Hi! You are one busy lady!! I hope you have A/C to do all that baking!!The polka dot washer/dryer is the BEST!! Thanks for sharing :) xoxo Debbie

  9. Tasha T had quite the life! She was featured in County Living Magazine.
    You are keeping busy:)


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