My Busy Weekend: an Update

I did not bake for you this weekend.  Nor did I create some magical crafty confabulation.  Nope.  Sorry.  Instead, the Pie and I ran around town doing errands, then we busied ourselves around the house putting up pictures and knife racks and important stuff like that. We’re exhausted. So is Gren.

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So I’m just gonna give you a wee précis of what I got up to this weekend, which will eventually lead to further posts.  Really, it’s all for the greater good.

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Friday I picked up some gorgeous iris buds from my mother’s house, which then promptly bloomed overnight and gave me these gorgeous blossoms.

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She also gave me several pots of planted herbs, which I added to my meagre collection on the balcony. There’s sage, two kinds of basil, chives, dill, lavender …

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… parsley, garlic chives, thyme …

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… mint, oregano …

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… rosemary, and even a tomato.

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And after carefully watering and keeping the dog at bay, my wee grass seeds are finally starting to sprout!

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Saturday, we hit up the Great Glebe Garage Sale, which is a pretty big deal in town, but ended up being a complete zoo.

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There was an elf, as well as a guy dressed like a cow.

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We didn’t buy anything, though we were tempted by this tea cart. It was overpriced for what it was so we left it alone.

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There were some odd juxtapositions of things, like this ornate knife next to a box of Q-Tips.

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I liked the way this family laid out their clothes for sale.

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And if I had a giant grand front hall I would have put something like this in it.

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Though probably not something like this.

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I caught this from a distance, hence the blur: a flamingo with a wig.

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Suffice to say that our house-related chaos is dying down, as evidenced by the relative organization of our living room. I promise to have something more exciting for you soon!

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Author: allythebell

A corgi. A small boy. A sense of adventure. Chaos ensues.

22 thoughts on “My Busy Weekend: an Update”

    1. I wish I’d been able to get closer to the flamingo, but the crowds were too intense. I think it was actually a lamp, and I keep catching myself wondering how much it was selling for …

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      1. That’s actually why I took a picture of it. It seemed that every time the Pie and I exclaimed over the ugliness or uselessness of something, we’d see someone ten minutes later carrying it around under their arm. I took a picture of this one to record it for posterity should we happen to see it again — and we didn’t!

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      2. Well, that certainly is an interesting concept. I guess it’s a very different thing to have in your home, haha. I wonder if it could serve any other, beneficial purpose?

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