Sunday, April 29, 2012

Wow, it's been forever since I posted. Not a very good practice if you want readers to follow you! We've been tearing our house apart, as new floors are coming next week. That meant painting and tearing out moldings and door frames. What started out as a simple, 'time to get the rugs out of here' has turned into a remodel/renovation project. Three bedrooms and a hallway. Maybe that explains why I haven't been around. We couldn't do bamboo, after all, but my Pergo boxes assure me that they are a 'green' company...

Just wanted to show y'all something I picked up yesterday. I am tired of having to pull out the hand mixer and then clean the beaters. Here she is - the Mini Whipper. 

Isn't it adorable? I found it at TJMaxx, but you can also find (and order it) from I like that it's dishwasher safe and also can be used for just a small amount, instead of having to use a bowl and the aforementioned beaters. Off to try it ...

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Vintage scales - the new trend in decorating?

When my mother-in-law moved last year, my husband found this treasure 'among the ruins' in the basement. It sat in my garage for a while, until I decided to clean it up and place it on my kitchen counter. I think I need to spruce it up for spring (and find a way to hide the unsightly tv cable!) I'm seeing scales used in lots of decorating lately. What do you think?