Remember when I ordered our new curtains? Well, it concerned me a bit that they were labeled 'yellow' when what I truly wanted was mustard. But after bleary-eyed hours of staring at curtains online--and spying these oh-so-close panels--I decided to order them anyway, yellow label and all.
And guess what? The curtains arrived today and, mostly, they are mustard. Oh wow.
(This is an updated 10/31 view.)
They're perfect (to me), they hang correctly (which means ever so much after two years of curtains which didn't) and look great from outdoors, they with their paisley design and faux wood grommets, all quite 1970's, making them rather Kim-like. (Insert a happy dancing Debra here.)
Here's a closer view:
So thank-you, Target, for offering these half-off, with no shipping cost, even, and for making them mustard, not yellow. And for helping me feel more a part of Hobbit Cottage because of having added another personal, creative stamp of my own.
And now I can move on to something else.
The strangest thing happened last week.
Tom told me, "Tomorrow is supposed to be the beginning of lots of really cold days."
I said, "Yeah, I heard and you know? It's time. It's ok. We had hundreds of gorgeous days this year and it feels like time for Winter. Time to wind down."
I know! I nearly fainted, too.
Maybe I'm finally understanding Winter the way folks of Denmark (voted the happiest country, anywhere) do: