Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Only a Quickie Post Today



Yesterday I needed some time off after last week's preparations for company then our wild and fun weekend. So I chose to do something I find very relaxing: I looked at local real estate online. 

Hey, it's what I like.

And oh, I found one house I loved and the only thing really wrong with it is that there's no bathroom downstairs. A bedroom, yes, but a bathroom, no. It was adorable, in a decent location and only $54,900. (Oh, and to be clear--no, we're not considering buying this house.)

Anyway, I need to get busy around here and prepare for my Price is Right date with Sally, including making a (fake)crab and pasta salad, but I thought I'd share the kitchen photos from the aforementioned house for those of you who, like me, would love an old-fashioned kitchen like this. (The rest of you will question my sanity.)

And yeah, there's no dishwasher and the stove is off by itself (though has room for a small cabinet beside it) and some glass-fronted cupboards would be perfect above the stove for my Fiestware and a small-ish white kitchen island with a black counter top would be terrific and ----

But even with all its imperfections, I fell in love at first glimpse:










Be still my vintage-loving heart.


And now I'm off to enjoy my day and may you decide to make yours memorable!



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Saw this at Facebook this morning:


"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." —Stephen Covey


Love it!




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Oh! And I simply must show you these sweet gifts my nieces brought/sent to me:





Cool and thoughtful, right? I am blessed.




Free Kindle Books:


August

Death on a Deadline

Summer of the Woods

The Cedar Tree



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5 comments:

Elizabeth said...

I know what you mean by unwinding with something you enjoy! Enjoy your guest today!

Judy said...

Oh, I could sooo live there!

Karla Neese said...

Oh how easy to love this adorable vintage charm! Reminds me of my Grandma's little kitchen.

I haven't been to an estate sale in ages. I'll have to check my local paper and see if any are in my work area on Fridays. What a neat lunch-time treat that would be to explore. It's also time to incorporate antique shop browsing occasionally too!

Susan Humeston said...

I love the kitchen - so cozy and such personality. I posted a few minutes ago under my work account - can you please delete that one and post this one instead? Sheesh - I need my brain recharged.

Susan Humeston said...

OK - so maybe I didn't complete the post under my work Id. Do you think it's time I retire? I sure do. Sigh.