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.


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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